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George Road, Wilderness, South Africa
+44 27 877 0731
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10:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New restuarant that opened November 09, in place of "potjie" in above URL

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    Very good
  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very friendly service, food quality varies

The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. We were welcomed by a friendly man (assumed to be the manager) who made good recommendation on kudu medallions. The pepper cream sauce that accompanies the meat was very delicious.. the mixed vegetables were very tasty and the potato wedges... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
wandering_dive_geek
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Durban, South Africa
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George, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch and ordered fried fish, a burger and the beef stroganoff pasta.The fish itself was moist, but the batter was too thick and too dark. No complaints about the other two dishes, but nothing spectacular either.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We chose to eat here because it was recommended to us but we were not impressed. The main problem was that we were sat in the front on the restaurant and it was very cold. We asked if the ceiling heater could be switched on but were told that it did not work. Other diners were given blankets but when... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

What a wonderful dining experience. Food is certainly of a high standard and so is the restaurant. We loved our lunch and it certainly is a 'got to go back again' kinda place!

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. We were welcomed by a friendly man (assumed to be the manager) who made good recommendation on kudu medallions. The pepper cream sauce that accompanies the meat was very delicious.. the mixed vegetables were very tasty and the potato wedges were excellent. I requested for well done meat and it came bleeding.... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Ate here one evening. I had fish and my partner had steak. Both were not great. Wouldn't recommend the chocolate nemesis. Wished we went elsewhere.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

On the recommendation of fellow travellers we dined here one evening when staying in Wilderness. It's a down to earth, nothing special looking restaurant in appearance but don't be fooled by that. The menus offer a good choice of food and ours was absolutely delicious with beautifully cooked, generous sized portions. Prompt friendly service and great value prices made for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The waiters attitude was a minus but the food was okish. The ambiance was good and the owner very friendly

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Ciudad Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

No surprises, nor good nor bad... The food was good and the servic friendly and helpful. P.S.: There was one pleasant surprise, though: a non-smoking policy on the outdoor terrasse was not only in place but was also enforced by the waiters without my having to make a complaint. Thank you!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great for a drink while watching the world go by, especially at happy hour! Check out the extensive cocktail menu.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You know those nights when there's a big match on and you don't have a tv? Or when you just really feel like a local beer (on tap) or a cocktail? Those are the nights we always end up in Blue Olive. Staff always friendly, the drinks are cheap, the wifi is free and the vibe is chilled. In fact,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: George Road, Wilderness, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +44 27 877 0731

Description

New restuarant that opened November 09, in place of "potjie" in above URL
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?