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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
19:00 - 22:30
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Hopefield, South Africa
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137 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, spot on wine pairing. Reservations essential. Beautiful setting. Memorable in more ways than one. Acclaimed chef/owner.

Thank Merry W
Herentals, Belgium
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The restaurant is magnificant and certainly worth to thrigh! The only problem is to get in ! You have to book already a few in advance to get place because there is also nothing else proper in Wilderness! So make your reservation in time!

Thank alainandannemarie
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I was hoping that Serendipity would be good,especially as we travelled 45m from Knysna to eat there. It wasn't just good but turned out to be one of the best meals of our trip and bearing in mind that we had eaten at top class restaurants such as the Test Kitchen, this is not a throwaway comment The evening started... More 

1 Thank James C
McLean, Virginia
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I would give the restaurant a 5 for the lovely setting, ambiance, and excellent service. The 4 should be a 4+ because the food wasn't perfect. My husband and I were happy with our snoek fritters, my line fish, and his beef (although he had to send it back twice to get it to the "barely medium" that he likes--I'm... More 

2 Thank AAUWGal
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Thank to the whole Staff who gave as such a nice evening. Great food. Gorgeous Wines and lovely Staff. Good value compared to the good Restaurants in Cape Town. Need a reservation. It's worth it.

Thank remorelax
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is a terrific restaurant with wonderful food The staff were well trained the young guy who waited on us had only been there 3 weeks. Chef came out and explained the dishes before we ordered all good.

Thank Bedorbad
Dublin, Ireland
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Wilderness has a hidden gastronomic jewel along the Cape Garden Route in the Serendipity. Quite probably the most exquisite dining experience I have had the pleasure of enjoying in years. A wonderful welcome, attentive staff, glorious food accompanied by a fine wine list all at the most reasonable of prices.

Thank David C
Bath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

A veritable feast with amazing food beautifully presented in lovely comfortable surroundings Serendipity should definitely be on your list of culinary experiences. Booking is essential, the earlier the better. The chef is passionate and fully explains the whole menu..words do not do justice to what your taste buds are about to receive. For us Brits it was unbelievably good value... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Beautiful setting and exceptional food. The evening started with the owner introducing us to the five course dinner ahead - very entertaining. The dinner and presentation were absolutely excellent and served by a very helpful and knowledgable team.

1 Thank Annie W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The menu has a lot of variety and the food is presented beautifully. A little bit pricey but you will have a lovely evening . If you venture into the garden watch the steps they can be slippery.

1 Thank John P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?