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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
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19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the cheapest, but definitely worth the extra bucks. Bookings are essential. Something different and you need to try it.

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Thank Coetzee S
Huddersfield
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked Serendipity because of the good reviews on Trip Advisor but was not prepared for the full foodie experience I was to receive. Our guest house owners warned us that the 6.30pm start should be adhered to and that it would be a 3 hour tasting experience. It was!! We were greeted and offered an aperitif out on the... More 

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Thank HuddersfieldKazbo
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just yummy and amazing!!! Best food I have had to date and the wine was paired perfectly with the dish. I would also recommend their cocktails.

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Thank Marike G
Munich, Germany
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food: superbe combination of international haute cuisine and South African spirit. The location: romantic and a little remote. The people: lovely, friendly and you trust them with any of their recommendations, because you feel, they love, what they do. Will we go there again? As soon as possible!! Booking well in advance is recommended.

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Thank Marcel K
Oakham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is such a wonderful combo. Mine host is wonderfully engaging and informed (in a light hearted manner). His spouse is a very talented chef indeed and the venue beautiful. The food and wine - we chose the wine flight - is pretty much perfect. The 0.1% area for improvement would be one wine was a challenge before the specific... More 

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Thank Oakhamscot
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience. This restaurant is a must visit if you are in the area. The food was excellent, and the wine pairing menu, brilliantly delivered by Rudolf and his colleagues. A little more expensive than most restaurants in South Africa, but well worth the extra money.

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Thank Smudger_10
Canterbury
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First: apologies to Liselle and Rudolf - we should have written this review months ago! We visited Serendipity as part of a garden route holiday in April. We ate at many, many restaurants over a month's stay in S Africa and Namibia, but Serendipity really did stand out. My boyfriend can't eat gluten, which I told them in advance. Liselle... More 

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Thank trolleydolly11
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My husbend and i go there before a week ago without a resrvation we hardly find a place after they help us , i highly recommend to get dinner there . If you have one place to go just go there ..

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Thank MAHA A
Wiesbaden, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was a great time in the Hotel as well as in the Restaurant. We had two lekker dinner and two grat days in the Region. Everyone is friendly and caring. All staff is really great and knows a lot about Food and wine. best place to stay in Winderness

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Thank smasd
Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had the privilege to experience Serendipity. From the start we were treated - being picked up by the courtesy bus, enjoying sundowners on the veranda while the host gave background details on all the dishes. The food was excellent with perfect wines paired. Highly commendable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?