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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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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, 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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  • 474
    Excellent
  • 169
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 9
    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
Great Food and Service

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B host. He said the locals ate there all the time. The food was great and the service was friendly. I an see why the locals keep going back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2012
KathyR65
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Chesterfield, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Chesterfield, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B host. He said the locals ate there all the time. The food was great and the service was friendly. I an see why the locals keep going back!

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Wilderness, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Moroccan chicken tagine - you cannot go wrong. Served with couscous and a coriander cream - how do they get so right!

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Exceptional service & basic food with an edge which adds value not reflecting on your bill

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Bern, Switzerland
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

One of the best restaurant along the Garden Route. Very nice and very good meals. Top service. The best of all; you can see into the kitchen and see how your food is done, namely with patience and love. These people idenfy themeselves with their job and love it. They need your support!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

What a great little restaurant! I had one of the best vegetarian platters ever... a visual and culinary feast! Definately highly recommended!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Likes: Prawns Likes: Blue cheese filled lychees (somehow the the tastes just blend together).

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UK
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We found the restaurant by accident whilst passing through Wilderness and it looked interesting but it was closed so we made a point of returning the next evening and were not disappointed. Lovely staff and owner and you can watch all the food being cooked although they cannot see out from the kitchen. All the food was excellent.

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

This is a very good restaurant indeed, all the food is prepared and cooked by the owner in full view of the guests and is superb. It was one of the best meals I had during my trip to South Africa. Booking is essential, do not be put off by the restaurants strange location, attached to a Caltex garage!!! Wilderness... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Girls Restaurant was a real find! The prawns are a must - just delicious and real value for money. The staff are both friendly and helpful and there is something for everyone on the extensive menue. It was so good we went there twice.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

It's a little hard to impress jaded people like myself who have been in the luxury hotel business for almost 30 years having spent the last 6+ years in Las Vegas amongst celebrity chefs and heading the catering at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, but this establishment really did the trick for me and my partner who like myself is... 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, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children, Entertaining clients

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
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

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