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“Tucked away food heaven” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Girls Restaurant

The Girls Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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. 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 chef at work. Our award winning wine list has been carefully chosen to offer a wide selection of local South African wines to enhance your dining experience. We have handmade crafts in our curio shop upstairs and free Wi-Fi available. We look forward to welcoming at The Girls
lincolnshire
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Tucked away food heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Found this by chance as it hides behind a Caltex garage, and what a find, lovely food, attentive staff and excellent value.

Visited October 2013
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Wonderful food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

We had read the reviews of this restaurant prior to visiting South Africa but had only noted it was in Wilderness. We were amazed to find it behind a petrol station. We need not have worried the food was wonderful we had the trio of fish which was superb. Our waiter was pleasant and attentive and the whole experience was faultless. You must eat here if you are in the area.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What a surprise!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

Having lived now in Plett for 5 years, I have heard about this restaurant in Wilderness with a strange name "The Girls" but there is nothing strange about the food nor its service. Although it is tucked away behind a petrol station and the look is not of a fine dining restaurant, the food presentation was superb. I gave the taste a 10! We had a fantastic waitress who was knowledgeable from wine selection to starters and mains. The soup as a starter, home made and African style, by which I mean, thicker and pureed. Hake on top of crunchy veggies with peri-peri prawns to die for! The dessert of a tasting of "this and that" made the finish. I highly recommend "The Girls" on your next visit through Wilderness, but make note they are not open for lunch. We will be back again soon. ;-)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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187 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Little gem!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013

One does not expect fine dining restaurant next to a gas station in a small town ! But that is exactly what it was.
I had read the reviews and was not disappointed
The prawn litchee salad was outstanding.
The seafood mains were very well done
The hostesses were polite and knowledgable.Our last meal at wilderness was truly memorable
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Visited September 2013
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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“Excellent Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We have visited this establishment twice and have been very impressed with the varied menu, quality food and great service. The Thai curry is the best that I have ever had. We will definitely go back for more!!

Visited September 2013
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