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Serendipity Restaurant

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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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 222
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
gourmet food lovers

The food was absolutely fantastic. It's an experience. Book at least 2 weeks in advance. we were fortunate to get in on a cancellation.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
LEKHA9
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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262 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The food was absolutely fantastic. It's an experience. Book at least 2 weeks in advance. we were fortunate to get in on a cancellation.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had the privilege of spending two nights at Serendipity and we dined in the restaurant on both nights. The hosts were thoughtful enough to offer us a completely different menu for the second night. Both nights were wonderful. The wine matching was utterly sublime. The food was of the highest standard and the service was truly fine. The hosts... More 

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only fine dining restaurant that met expectations. Very very good. Just a little bit expensive which is why I didn't put 5 stars.

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Negombo
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Coming back to Wilderness this year again we knew that Serendipity is a MUST for dinner. As we liked it so much we had dinner 3 times during our stay. Everytime it was excellent. You can expect a small menue with creative ideas in preparing food a little different, trying to bring out new notes of flavours. However nothing is... More 

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Millet, AB
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is an upscale restaurant. They do an excellent job with African cuisine. It is a five course dinner and each course is paired with wine. The flavors and presentation are exquisite. It is pricey compared to other local food venues, but the cost is definitely worth it. The food and presentation and service were fantastic.

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Halle (Saale), Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Wonderful dining experience at Serindipity. Great food, Great location, Great hosts. Can recommend to to all visitors to the Garden Route in South Africa.

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East London, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Had a rather enjoyable meal at Serendipity. Definitely upmarket kind of faire with a lot of love put into the great looking dishes. Some really interesting combo's. Also, a thorough explanation of the menu before dinner - although we couldn't follow what was being discussed as there were no menu's for us - they eventually did arrive, but too late.... More 

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Cotswolds
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102 reviews 102 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Thank you to Lisette and Rudolph once again for a memorable, gorgeous meal and experience. It was a highlight of our holiday. Food wonderful and such care taken with my pepper-fussiness! Pairing wines perfect and friendly warm atmosphere xxx

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

special welcome with nice aperitif and personal explanations of the menu. 5 courses! we had dinner two nights and got the possibility to make changes in the menu the second night. Very personal service, great wines and the best springbok we ever had!!

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Kerry
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The hosts whose names escape clearly put a lot of effort into their restaurant with a lot of thought put into the dishes. Each course on the set menu is explained in detail and the wines to go with it are sublime. The view from the patio area for a pre dinner drink are pretty good too. all in all... 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: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?