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Bongos

1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Ranked #15 of 20 restaurants in Wilderness
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: Pizza
Description: Visit our friendly Pizza Lounge & Pub in Wilderness, near George, South Africa. It is the perfect place for you and your friends to come and hang out after a day of travel and adventure in the Western Cape. Come and enjoy a great time with great people and great food within our cozy surroundings. A fire place will warm you up during winter time. Our pizza's are known as the best in town with all the freshest tastiest toppings you can think of.Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where you will make new friends.Bongos is perfect for a family get-together, you can bring along your kids and they can keep themselves busy at the kids bench.Open HoursWinter:Tuesday - Thursday16:00 till late night.Friday - Saturday12:00 till late night.In Season:Open from 13:00. Closed on Mondays.December - JanuaryOpen 7 days a week at 12:00.Don't miss out on the local fun and amazing food.
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Description: Visit our friendly Pizza Lounge & Pub in Wilderness, near George, South Africa. It is the perfect place for you and your friends to come and hang out after a day of travel and adventure in the Western Cape. Come and enjoy a great time with great people and great food within our cozy surroundings. A fire place will warm you up during winter time. Our pizza's are known as the best in town with all the freshest tastiest toppings you can think of.Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where you will make new friends.Bongos is perfect for a family get-together, you can bring along your kids and they can keep themselves busy at the kids bench.Open HoursWinter:Tuesday - Thursday16:00 till late night.Friday - Saturday12:00 till late night.In Season:Open from 13:00. Closed on Mondays.December - JanuaryOpen 7 days a week at 12:00.Don't miss out on the local fun and amazing food.
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English first
Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Lovely and cosy inside. Service not very good - waited an hour for our pizza and the place wasnt busy. Was also an average pizza - fairly tasty but dry.

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bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi, firstly apologies for your experience. I'm very shocked to learn about the waiting time and also concerned that you have not asked myself or the manager on duty about the service. We do have comment slips as well for feedback and to address any problems personally. Love BONGOS More

Ranst
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The restaurant offers good deals, check it out! free drink if you take a pizza.. Don't expect the best pizza you had in years but it's tasty! The service is ok but not more than that. It gives the impression that it could be a really cosy lively place during high season, looks like a nice bar. In general =... More

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Centurion, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Absolutely amazing time at Bongos!! I've visited Bongos on several occasions when being in Wilderness, always for their most delicious thin based pizza. I am never disappointed as they are consistent with their pizzas and their prices have never hurt the pocket. My last experience was super fun as they had one of their local artists, Wild Lettuce performing his... More

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Western Cape
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This establishment should not be rated under restaurants but under a separate heading as Pub or even lower as Joint Club. Service what service. Arrived for dinner to wait for 5 mins and not even a good evening greeting or welcome we had to scout around to find a place to sit while staff hanging around kissing behind the counter... More

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bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Id like to thank you for the feedback and also apologize for your experience. I had to leave bongos to be managed by temporary untrained staff while attending to my other business interests in Johannesburg. I'd love you to contact me so that I can make up for our mistakes by giving you free pizza with a much... More

Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great place to relax with friends or family, even solo would be a great experience you meet people immediately that will definitely get you in a hippy happy mood* always ask to meet francois he will give a smile.

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Randburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Bongos may change managers and their music, But the pizza is always the same - fantastic! we always make a point of stopping over at least twice....

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Manchester
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wanting a somewhat lighter meal we decided to give Bongos a try and we had the most delicious pizza I have ever tasted. Bongos was a regular haunt of our host at Cinnamon Boutique.It was very quiet the evening we went but it was a good traffic watching spot!

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George, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Absolutely inlove with this wonderful place! My boyfriend and I eat here every weekend, the pizzas are perfect, it's gotten to the point I can't eat pizza elsewhere because no other pizza can compare! The thin crispy base is packed with toppings which create nothing less than a heavenly explosion of flavor. The staff are wonderful, always friendly and full... More

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bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review!! Describing us is wonderful feedback and affirmation on what we create and offer. BIG LOVE from the BONGOS Team More

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great little bar which is well frequented by locals and so, if you're alone, could be a little alienating; but very personal and friendly bar staff. Sunday session well attended and live music. Great vibey place to hang. A definite to check out if you're in Wilderness. Entrance out of the way so if you can't find it, ask a... More

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bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for the great feed back! Also thank you for making us aware of the possible "little alienating" experience. Our policy and tradition is that everybody is welcomed with love, especially individual travelers and all should feel comfortable as they are in our space. Hope to see you again in South Africa! More

George
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I found the toppings on my pizza were NOT fresh. It was very disappointing and i will not eat there again.

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bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Oh my.. This is very unfortunate and never happened in the past as we always ensure that all toppings are fresh. I will message you private to find out when and what pizza you had and if you took it up with management. It could/might have been sorted before anything leading to you dissatisfaction and subsequent harsh negative feedback. I... More

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