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The Girls Restaurant

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African, Seafood, Fusion
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1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 1648
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of the Wilderness village, we are a multi award...
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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  • 487
    Excellent
  • 175
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect service, best food!!!

We had lunch three times at this wonderful restaurant. The food is very, very good and the service is perfect and very friendly!! So I really recommend this restaurant!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We had lunch three times at this wonderful restaurant. The food is very, very good and the service is perfect and very friendly!! So I really recommend this restaurant!!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Totally unpretentious wee building tacked onto the side of a petrol station but due to reviews on Trip Advisor we thought"lets give it a try"Woah totally surprised by food,staff ,Everything about our meal was perfect.Would recommend.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I dined at The Girls last night (21st August) and were thoroughly impressed with the entire experience. Earl, our hotel reception manager at Views Boutique & Spa, had arranged for the restaurant shuttle to collect and drop us, which was a pleasant and unexpected touch allowing my wife and I to share a nice bottle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Just had the most divine meal at The Girls in Wilderness. My husband and I both had prawns which were absolutely delicious. We thought nothing could impress us more until we had the dessert. I chose Frozen Honey Cheesecake and my husband the Camembert and Crackers. Do yourself a favor and try the restaurant especially these desserts. Whenever traveling on... More 

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Stellenbosch
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Interesting restaurant with a curio shop to browse in. Line fish was done perfectly as was Cajun calamari. Food arrived very quickly and calamari was slightly cold. Great stir fry vegetables too. Friendly service. All round pleasant experience!

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Had high expectations of this restaurant but wasn't overly impressed. Maybe it was because the meals we had in SA were so good or maybe the restaurant was having an off-night but was definitely average.

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is charming. The food was de-li-ci-ous! They have oysters, meat carpaccio for starters, and a delicious filet trio as main course. You can also buy some typical souvenirs in there.

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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Since 10 years i organize trip in SA for paragliders, we always stop at The Girls restaurant and my clients says that it is the best one we ever visit on all our trip. A good mix with very good quality food and a modern way to prepare it!

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George, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Despite the restaurant being highly recommended by friends, I was appalled at the shoddy service and the lack of ambience. The food left no impression at all. Our waitron was surly, unfriendly and mostly absent. Not worth a visit

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Dear JolindyDreyer I am including a copy of our conversation so that other readers may see I made every effort to resolve the problem "Hi Jolindy I am the owner of The Girls and have left 2 messages for you on TA. Please would you be so kind as to contact me so that I may get more info from... More 

Shelton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had The Girls on our short list of restaurants to try in Wilderness, as we saw good to great reviews. It did not disappoint. The setting is funky, with a loft area above which contains art for sale. Our waiter was charming and helpful. When I asked what the line fish of the day was, he not only explained... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 1648

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Seafood, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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