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Serendipity Restaurant

Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“wine pairing” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dined at Serendipity on one of the last nights of our holiday. Rudolf, Lizelle and their team were exceptional. We were given a warm welcome and a beautiful choice of local aperitifs whilst the menu was explained to us in detail. The flavours and...More

Thank JBM639
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serendipity is the gem of the little town Wilderness (which boasts quite a few extraordinary restaurants). If you want to have an international culinary experience paired with all the exciting local flavours and surprises of South African cuisine, then Serendipity is the place to be....More

Thank rianas139
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was well balanced and beautifully arranged on the plates. The bread with an olive oil foam was the first hint for a culinary adventure. The soup was a touch to garlicy for my personal taste. Excellent Ostrich, a wonderful Dhal, a lovely choice...More

1  Thank pepperdinepat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a must-eat-location! It was our finest dining experience along the whole of the garden route. Meticulously detailed and awesome local produce (springbok tongue!). The staff are informed and so friendly- brilliant if you want to know a little more about the food you're eating....More

Thank lucy g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience local south African local flavors with modern touch this is the place to book! There is a monthly menu of 5 courses (carefully in detail described by the chef herself) where you can choose your starter, main course and dessert....More

Thank juliapalencsar
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have been a regular diner at Serendipity since they opened many years ago. The standard of cuisine and variation of menu has improved year by year with Lizelle's enthusiasm. One can't describe the meals, they have to be sampled to be appreciated. Lizelle and...More

1  Thank MikeGrahamHermanus
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We`ve been recommended in CapeTown, that when we go to Wilderness, we should get to Serendipity. ANd it was just amazing. The restaurant is big - but all rooms are not so big, so there`s private cozy atmosphere. Amazing chief course - everything was good....More

1  Thank Natalia_Kupriyanova
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We based ourselves in this charming guesthouse for 2 nights. It is situated on the edge of the lagoon, with charming views from the huge balcony of the 2nd floor rooms. The rooms are quaint and comfortable with every facility you could possibly imagine. But...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had an exceptional dinner in this restaurant with its award winning chef, who runs the restaurant together with her husband. Dinner starts with an interesting choice of aperitifs on the patio or in the lounge, where the owner describes the menu, which contains many...More

1  Thank Hester M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had the absolute pleasure to visit Serendipity restaurant on 17 September 2017 for dinner, as we celebrated a very special birthday for my wife. Our dinner was stupendous, service was great and my wife was given extra care with a birthday card and special...More

1  Thank dirk_dejongh01
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julielewis15
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
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diane052016
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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Baithentwaits
28 December 2014|
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Response from Elsabe K | Property representative |
Thank you for your valued enquiry. We serve a table d’hôte five course fine dining menu at R415 per person excluding beverages. We always have two choices on starters and 3 choices on main courses - one will always be a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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