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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27(0)44 877 0433
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 236
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Phenomenally Amazing date night!

WOW!! This is definitely thee best restaurant I have EVER been to. Yes, it is VERY expensive but it is so worth the treat! You should budget for about R1000 for two people... but consider it as a once in a life time thing if that will convince you to go :) The food is beautiful and absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Lara V
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Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mossel Bay, South Africa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Snobs will not agree with me but the food and wine is not worth the prices they charges - way overrated. The hosts are very knowledgeable, the food is different and very well presented and also well prepared, the setting is good but all of this does not justify the bill at the end of the evening - not even... More 

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Lizelle S, Owner at Serendipity Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Steven d, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about Serendipity. You seem to have enjoyed your dining experience but are of the opinion that our price is high. I compared our Table d’ Hôte price of R415 (currently) against “probably” the most popular steak house in South Africa (You can find one in any mall).... More 

Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

WOW!! This is definitely thee best restaurant I have EVER been to. Yes, it is VERY expensive but it is so worth the treat! You should budget for about R1000 for two people... but consider it as a once in a life time thing if that will convince you to go :) The food is beautiful and absolutely delicious! It... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What a wonderful experience - from the friendly, attentive and gracious hosts to the delicious food prepared with care and skill. The evening was pure perfection from start to finish. We will be back again. Consider the wine pairing - a great add-on to make the evening and the food even more enjoyable.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What can we say about this superb restaurant that has not already been said? Not a lot probably but we will give it a go! The most important ingredient is the total involvement of Lizelle and Rudi who attend to every detail of the food, wine and service. We were celebrating a birthday and they saw to it that we... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Perfect food in a perfect surrounding. Super nice hosts. Lovely menu, everything was really good and paired with great wines. If you can you should go. You're garanteed To have a really good evening! So GO!

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Solothurn
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I only can confirm whatever good comments and descriptions were given so far. I had an absolutely wonderful birthday evening at Serendipity and have nothing more to say than: Bravo!. Keep on going on, I hope that I can make it again sometime!

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Niagara -on-the-Lake
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband booked this restaurant from Canada to ensure that we would be able to enjoy a special Valentines Day Dinner while on vacation in Wilderness. We had been to this lovely restaurant two years previous on the recommendation of our hosts. We are Foodies and travel extensively throughout Europe and have had many Relais & Chateaux designated meals. Serendipity... More 

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Zurich Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant seems like in a transformed family home. The menue is fine, but the we do not understand, why this should be the best restaurant in Wilderness. It is also rather expensive for South African standard.

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you eat out just once on your visit to Wilderness, make sure it is at Serendipity! A totally amazing experience and even better food! One to remember!!

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George, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The menu is set with some options in each course. We started with an amuse bouche with rocket, pomegranate and biltong. The 1st course was a choice of boboti or a South African Caprese with mieliepap; then a refreshing mint and fennel sorbet as palate cleanser. Main was a ostrich steak, butternut crumpet of yellow tail. All very delicious. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27(0)44 877 0433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?