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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, African, Seafood, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Located in the heart of the Wilderness village, we are a multi award winning, Top 10 Restaurant on the Garden Route. Come and relax in a cosy, African inspired atmosphere highlighted by stunning artwork by local artist, Peter Pharoah. Our beautiful garden setting is ideal for enjoying the warm African weather! We have an imaginative menu combining high quality local produce with distinctly different flavours. Popular menu items include fresh linefish, succulent prawns, tender steaks and flavoursome curries all cooked to perfection in our open kitchen where you can see the chefs at work! Our award winning wine list has been carefully chosen to offer a wide selection of local South African wines
$17 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
African, Seafood, European, Fusion
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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Reviewed May 19, 2020

This restaurant was recommended by our host. What can we say? We went twice and should have gone on our last night as well. All the food was cooked to perfection and we are still talking about the prawns and fish meals. Entrees were beautiful...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed May 7, 2020

We stay in Wilderness every year and always head to the Girls for dinner. It's now on the village square and the setting is lovely...both in and out. Food and service on both nights this year was excellent...the fish is cooked to perfection and the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed April 9, 2020

Had a lovely meal, good service and thoroughly enjoyed the experience - busy and had quite a buzz - well done girls

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 26, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant good service and great food all at a reasonable price. Would highly recommend it if you are in the Wilderness area

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 23, 2020 via mobile

Called the girls as started by two women with an all female staff. Locals would refer to the restaurant when dining out as, "going to the girls". Hence the name. We sat inside which is tastefully decorated. Very attentive and knowledgeable staff. Fish and meat...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

What a great meal, my steak was done to perfection, I ask for rare to medium and that's how it came. Service was very good to friendly and our waitress just had the right number of times dip in to check how the meal was....More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020 via mobile

I really don’t know what prices people usually are used to but after over two weeks down here in SA, this was by far our most expensive meal, about double what we usually have (500 is usual, here it was 980). The food was good...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

Pleasantly located, spacious restaurant with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Cool, airy ambience. Well trained, friendly, efficient staff watched over like a hawk by the on the ball Maitre D. Wide ranging Menu and Wine List plus the daily " Specials" Board. Food was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 14, 2020

We stayed only 3 nights in Wilderness but had 2 consecutive dinner reservations. My best choice was the 3 different kinds of deer, but the 300 gram filet was perfect as well.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

We eat at ‘the girls’ on one of our nights staying in Wilderness. The restaurant has moved from its garage location since our last visit in 2017. We enjoyed the atmosphere but thought the food was ok, if not outstanding.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Hi....well behaved children are more than welcome! ....If I may just ask their ages?
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