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The Girls Restaurant

1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 1648
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: African, Seafood, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the heart of the Wilderness village, we are a multi award winning, Top 10 Restaurant on the Garden Route. Come and relax in a cosy, African inspired atmosphere highlighted by stunning artwork by local artist, Peter Pharoah. We have an imaginative menu combining high quality local produce with distinctly different flavours. Popular menu items include fresh linefish, succulent prawns, tender steaks and flavoursome curries all cooked to perfection in our open kitchen where you can see the chef at work. Our award winning wine list has been carefully chosen to offer a wide selection of local South African wines to enhance your dining experience. We have handmade crafts in our curio shop upstairs and free Wi-Fi available. We look forward to welcoming at The Girls
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are in wilderness don't miss this fabulous restaurant. Very tasty starters and the linefish and prawns with different sauces just delicious. Puddings to share were so tasty.

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Carshalton Beeches, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent menu choice of hot and spices foods to local fish dishes. A good wine list at reasonable prices but best of all great service. Would go again.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Staff were welcoming, attentive and happy to chat. The food was very good and even better than we expected having read previous reviews - with some great calamari, fish, prawns and a range of wonderful sauces. We also found the African paintings being shown really good and ended up buying a set of 4 small prints. We are now trying... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Somewhere a little different, set next to the petrol station under the flyover in the Wilderness. The waiting staff make this a nice experience but the food is only average in my opinion. The menu reads well but the sauces that accompany the meals really don't impress. But there were many happy customers and it is always busy, so perhaps... More 

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Yorkshire England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent meal with amazing service by Keith. All staff were very pleasant - taking the trouble to wish my husband a happy birthday (manager of our hotel advised them when he made our reservation). Do make a reservation as it is very popular and rightly so! Highly recommend

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Kerry
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Odd location behind a petrol station but have to say the food was excellent. Prawns were top class . Calamari came out cold which was returned to an embarrassed (and excellent waitress) and when it came back it was damn tasty. The one way window into the kitchen is pretty cool too

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

After having a large lunch in Knysna we decided to stop at The Girls for a starter and dessert so we would have an idea of what it was like...... It definitely didn't disappoint! From the wine that was recommended to the menu choices..... Just wonderful! Definitely a do over........ And the artwork! The artwork..... As exquisite as the food!

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George, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Outstanding seafood, steaks and service. We visit The Girls at least once a month, and have done so for the past six years. It is a superbly run restaurant and Cherie and her team deserve the accolades they are given.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Surprise, surprise!! Great value for money. The food was tasty and very nice plated. We ate both fish and meat and it was all perfectally cooked!! An extra plus was the waiter who was very good at his work, you noticed that he loved his proffession!!

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Thalwil, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The location was a bit odd as it is on the back of the petrol station, but once you sit down that is completely forgotten as the excellent, attantive, friendly staff bring the menu. The food was very good and there is a decent wine choice by the glass which is a big bonus. Everything was very fresh and tasty.... More 

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Additional Information about The Girls Restaurant

Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 877 1648
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: African, Seafood, Fusion

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