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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27(0)44 877 0433
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Coming back to Wilderness this year again we knew that Serendipity is a MUST for dinner. As we liked it so much we had dinner 3 times during our stay. Everytime it was excellent. You can expect a small menue with creative ideas in preparing food a little different, trying to bring out new notes of flavours. However nothing is... More 

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Millet, AB
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is an upscale restaurant. They do an excellent job with African cuisine. It is a five course dinner and each course is paired with wine. The flavors and presentation are exquisite. It is pricey compared to other local food venues, but the cost is definitely worth it. The food and presentation and service were fantastic.

Thank Grace N
Halle (Saale), Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Wonderful dining experience at Serindipity. Great food, Great location, Great hosts. Can recommend to to all visitors to the Garden Route in South Africa.

Thank Ines M
East London, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Had a rather enjoyable meal at Serendipity. Definitely upmarket kind of faire with a lot of love put into the great looking dishes. Some really interesting combo's. Also, a thorough explanation of the menu before dinner - although we couldn't follow what was being discussed as there were no menu's for us - they eventually did arrive, but too late.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Thank you to Lisette and Rudolph once again for a memorable, gorgeous meal and experience. It was a highlight of our holiday. Food wonderful and such care taken with my pepper-fussiness! Pairing wines perfect and friendly warm atmosphere xxx

Thank Sue B
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

special welcome with nice aperitif and personal explanations of the menu. 5 courses! we had dinner two nights and got the possibility to make changes in the menu the second night. Very personal service, great wines and the best springbok we ever had!!

Thank 894marcelr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The hosts whose names escape clearly put a lot of effort into their restaurant with a lot of thought put into the dishes. Each course on the set menu is explained in detail and the wines to go with it are sublime. The view from the patio area for a pre dinner drink are pretty good too. all in all... More 

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Cape Town
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What an elegant establishment. The 5 course meal well thought out and creative. There was a great selection of unique wines and lovely gin made in Stilbaai, that my husband can not stop talking about. We really had an enjoyable evening, one we won't forget very easily. We are definitely planning on a return visit.

Thank Annalize Lynn B
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great welcome, service, enthusiasm, food, wine pairing, ambiance and management. Nothing else really to say except we will try and return before too long

Thank Jez07
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had the pleasure that was way beyond our expectation having dinner at Serendipity at the Wilderness along the Garden Route. Everything was fantastic, ambience, food, wine and service too. Our only regret (which we will rectify the next time round) was not overnighting there. But we will look forward to enjoying that soon!

1 Thank Barry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, African
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27(0)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?