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1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0544
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easily the best range of pizzas I had on my garden route trip. I tried to sample as many as possible ! Great party vibe. Excellent range of beers and the welcome made us feel like locals. Defo be back on my trip back to CT.

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1 Thank sallyjmarshall
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered pizza from bongos the base of the pizza for me personally was to thin i prefer a more thicker base but not to thick other then that the pizza was good.

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Thank mandyherdien
George, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great owners and staff. Pizza was the best I've had in the Garden Route, prices were very reasonable, vibe was refreshing, service was great. Will definitely be going back for more!

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1 Thank Gary H
George
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Okay long story really short. Decided to pop in to bongos. First things first. Everything has changed. The interior of bongos looks awesome. Decided to have s pizza called the mighty meaty. Best pizza ever. The prices are good the food is fresh and the service supper friendly. Do yourself a favor and pop into bongos when you stop in... More 

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3 Thank Heiko F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent a great night with friends at Bongos while on our way to Cape Town. The staff are very welcoming and friendly, the food is delicious and the drinks don't stop until late! We will be stopping on our way back for a mushroom pizza and a few kirruptions!

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2 Thank Hannah D
Hertfordshire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This place is fantastic and so refreshing! Definately my favourite restaurant in Wilderness and such a lovely couple who run it. The meaty pizzas are glorious! Definately pay this place a visit over any other place in Wilderness or you'll regret it! Yummy.

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2 Thank Victoria H
George, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

So my husband and I have been to Bongo's a few times and have always enjoyed going there. The food is good, the vibe is chilled and jus the general atmosphere was nice. However, we went there a week ago to find it is now under new ownership. The vibe has changed as well as the menu and the pricing.... More 

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Thank BernGerber
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your feedback, I'm sorry that you did not speak to us about your desire for pizzas from the old menu as we do keep a copy and are happy to try and make the old pizzas where possible. We have checked the old menu and the "Common Coot" you refer to was actually R96, Avo was... More 

Wilderness, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Indoor outdoor set up is amazing for summer and winter drinking alike! Fire keeping us warm, pool table keeping us entertained and Yorkshire pudding (I've never had before, and always been apprehensive of) keeping us full and oh so happy and satisfied. Well done!!! :)

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1 Thank Caitlin M
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the awesome feedback. So glad to hear you are enjoying the new Bongos. Look forward to seeing you again soon. :) More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Lucky enough to have met the new owners on the weekend Made us feel like locals... Was treated like royalty and we wish you guys all the best for the future Will definetly see you all soon... Thanks from Jaco & Annemi

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1 Thank Jaco S
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi Jaco & Annemi, Thanks so much for this awesome feedback. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you. Hope you guys are well and that you can make another visit to us soon. Abby & Jacobus More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had the best pizza we have ever tasted here,thin and crispy base with yummy fillings ontop. The atmosphere in the restaurant and the service was great.

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Thank Madaléne M
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the awesome review! Very happy to serve and live up to our promise - Love Bongos More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0544
Description
Join us at Bongos Bar & Pizzeria in Wilderness, near George, South Africa. It's the perfect place for locals and tourists alike to hang out after a day of work, travel or adventure in the Western Cape. Our pizza's are known for their thin, crispy base and abundance of fresh and tasty toppings and we are locally famous for our "Speciality" pizza range with toppings like Lamb and Pulled Pork. As the only bar in Wilderness we are open the latest so come and enjoy our relaxed and friendly atmosphere and you might just get involved in one awesome party! Bongos is perfect for birthday drinks, or special occasions so please contact us if you would like to make a booking. Open Hours Winter: Monday & Tuesday - CLOSED Wednesday - Friday 15:00 till late night. Saturday & Sunday 12:00 till late night.

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