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Serendipity Restaurant

Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (9 reviews)
“wine pairing” (34 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:30 Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous experience we have just had at Serendipity! The food was exquisite and so thoroughly and delightfully explained by Lizette. It was authentic African cuisine and so delicious. We loved every aspect of Serendipity - the wine, the ambiance, the service. It was...More

Thank Sheena P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight was the second time we have eaten at Serendipity. Fantastic in every way, even better this time than 3 years ago. Lizette and her husband have a love their work that shines through in taste and experience. The staff are the kind of people...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at Serendipity for many years and each year has seen the restaurant go from strength to strength. The culinary experience is not to be missed as Lizelle and her team come up with new ideas every month. Serendipity is a restaurant that...More

Thank MikeGrahamHermanus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An outstanding evening of sublime food, attentive and unrushed service & an amazing venue. Lizelle (head chef & owner) & her team blew us away with their innovative take on South African cuisine. Thank you for a fabulous evening 💗

1  Thank Laura2511
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Thanks for the team at Serendipity who delivered a great evening in spite of a power cut and running off an emergency generator! The food and paired wines were all great, except the dessert which we didn't really enjoy - the tapioca, quince etc. didn't...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We had a GLORIOUS meal here- South African aperitifs to start, followed by a magnificent, locally inspired 5 course menu. Heavenly flavours, melt in your mouth meat, and fabulous dessert, with a knowledgable and humorous sommelier to take our meal to the next level!

Thank JaxGold
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Having dined at Serendipity Restaurant on a few special occasions, it's still our #1 choice when it comes to fine dining. Unsurpassed 5* service and cuisine which just can't be matched anywhere else. Stunning setting as well on the river bank. Exceptional - you won't...More

Thank Carene D
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We go to Serendipity whenever we are in the Wilderness. This meal was as good as always. The combination of ingredients and spices is sublime. Lizelle, the one chef, takes South African cuisine to a new level. The ambiance is quiet and dignified. Very sophisticated...More

1  Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Our son booked this for a birthday celebration and it was a great experience. Wonderful service from start to finish, guidance where requested on choosing your food and wine. I know one couple who we suggested this restaurant to paid a visit and loved it...More

1  Thank GeordieSez
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We loved the ambiance, the relaxed but professional welcoming and service.The five course tasting menu was excellent.We will be back for the delicate ballance of flavours, textures and creativity of an unforgettable experience.

1  Thank MiraT74
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27 December 2017|
Response from Sue53_11 | Reviewed this property |
Serendepity is only open for dinner - they don’t do lunch at all.
18 April 2017|
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Response from Victoria80465 | Reviewed this property |
It isn't a fancy restaurant but you would feel more comfortable in something better than sportswear. Comfortable but dressed up a little would be most appropriate. The setting is a personal home turned B and B. Very friendly... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from 100Champagne | Reviewed this property |
Good day, You can book online via email and if you have any questions or need confirmation they respond quite quickly. Furthermore you could call them as well to get an immidiate reply. Hope ghat helps! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0433
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