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All 21 Wilderness Restaurants

Serendipity Restaurant

Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27(0)44 877 0433
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Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Didn't rate five stars because there was something missing... We were greeted by a great choice of high quality aperitif and taken through the 7 course menu. It was all interesting, well narrated and relevant to the place and culture of the chef. However original the food was, i didn't find it mind blowing and often left something in my... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

From the moment that we booked a table for six (when the restaurant could only accommodate another four guests) to the moment we left we felt special and the real South African hospitality and friendliness made as feel at home. The view from the porch and lawn in front of the restaurant, overlooking the river, into the sunset across the... More 

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Wilderness, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very special restaurant and very upper class. If you want to take your wife for a special romantic retaurant for that special day this is the place. Food is great great wines lots of attention.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

All was OK but when one is used to not carrying money its a problem when the card machine does not work

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

Dear Denrich1972 Serendipity has 2 card machines from 2 different banks. The one is on a hard telephone line and the other works with various cellular networks. It has not once in 14 years happened that both machines were offline at the same time. I do find it very harsh of you to give us a poor review because of... More 

Pretoria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband booked a table at Serendipity as a suprise for my birthday whilst on holiday. It was a true treat: From the moment we entered and were escorted to the patio for delicious and unique sundowners to the intimate 5 course dinner (you have your pick of starters/mains/dessert). I even got a birthday card! The owners - Rudolph and... More 

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Swellendam, South Africa
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Lizelle served the most superb meal which was a fusion of African and European flavours. She manages to get the best possible flavour out of every morsel. I highly recommend this restaurant. Worth every penny!

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Essex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

From the reviews I knew I wanted a meal at Serendipity to be part of my 3 week birthday trip to South Africa. Arriving on a rainy evening we received such a warm welcome from Liselle and were soon enjoying a drink in front of the fire. The meal and atmosphere were perfect. I even received a birthday card from... More 

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Cape Town
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Because of the reviews we were expecting something very special. We were certainly not disappointed. From the moment we walked through the door, to be greeted by the charming co-owner Lizelle, we knew our evening would be outstanding. Her husband Rudolf walked us through the menu with entertaining charm. The meal was an absolute delight. It was not cheap, but... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It is impossible to enter Serendipity, an award winning restaurant, without absorbing some of the unique atmosphere which extends to a menu, of sheer pleasure... Highly recommended for its style and of fine dining on its highest level.

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Brussels
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Sleepy Wilderness has a hidden gem. From Lizelle, the owner and executive chef, introducing us to her menu through the excellent food and wine pairings, the evening was fantastic. Creative and fine South African cuisine and, if you choose the wine pairing, thoughtfully chosen wines to match. You can also choose wine by the bottle. Would definitely recommend Serendipity is... More 

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Additional Information about Serendipity Restaurant

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

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