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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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Hours:
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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George
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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2 Thank Heiko F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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1 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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
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 

Mossel Bay, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Very good atmosphere and helpful personnel. Friendly environment. Seems to be a good place to just chill out with friends.

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

Hi thanks for the great review! see soon again. Love Bongos More 

Springs, South Africa
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

It was a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon when we decided that Pizza is just what the doctor ordered. Upon arrival we were greeted friendly and promptly seated. The menu boasts a wide selection of Pizza, some Nachos and lasagna. Emphasis on the pizza tough. The Pizza was excellently prepared. A very thin crust with just enough tomato base and quality... More 

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Thank Leon F
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi thanks for the review and also the feedback regarding the sun dried tomatoes! Love Bongos More 

George, South Africa
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I love Bongo's. The staff is friendly, you can watch the rugby and there are almost always friendly people to meet! This is a gem and would recommend trying out their pizza when in Wilderness.

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Thank Tanya N
bongos_1, Owner at Bongos, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the great review! See again. 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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?