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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Out of all the fine dining experiences I've had, this was my favourite. Not only was the food and wine consistently stellar and unexpected, the service was probably the best I've ever encountered: it was so personal and welcoming. I have coeliac disease and Chef Liselle prepared special gluten-free courses - often two entirely different ones so I had a... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Wilderness, you MUST at least once go to dinner here! The owners (a young couple) both ooze out their love for really good food and wine and it's really lovely and entertaining to experience. Rudolf will absolutely sell every one of the ingredients in all the dishes to you and will make sure that making a decision... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One wouldn't expect to find a fine dining spot located in Wilderness, but this one is worth travelling for! Every course was well thought through with exquisite and subtle flavours. I loved how they infused local ingredients into classic dishes to add a different dimension that I haven't found anywhere else. Made me very proudly South African. The wine list... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had high expectations and were not disappointed. Picked up on time the driver promised us the best meal in Wilderness. He was right and understated. It's probably one of best in SA. Probably best value in the world The meal description was passionate, and rightly so. The aperitif was great ( white port and lemon). My wife does not... More 

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Thank GolfDuck
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is not cheap menu but the food is better than some of the one star restaurant in EUROPE which we have been to. Springbok meat is the best in this whole three week trip and wine list is very carefully selected. Last but not least, wonderful people.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waoowww! Fabulous food paired with great wine for a superb dining experience! Well worth the cost and drive. Best food on the entire vacation in SA.

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Thank Mikael R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect experiance. Great food paired with South Africas finest wine topped with friendly service.

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Dielsdorf, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening starts with a glass of bubbles then the owner, Rudolph starts in a funny way to explain what tonights dinner many will be. There is so big enthusiasm in his words that it must be excellent; and it was ! With the paired wine also always with a short info about the served wine, everything fits together. Simply... More 

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Stans, Tirol, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the beginning of the evening the owner Rudolph told us about the menu of the evening in a very loud and exaggerated speech. We had dinner in a lot of different and high level restaurants and normally the courses are explained in a desdreetly manner at the table. So we wondered how the evening will be. The food was... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, we had a 5 course menu with pairing wine. It is my favourite restaurant on the Garden route. Everything is just perfect. Great food, great wine, great service. Definately come back again and recommend it to all my friends

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0433

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