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Bongos

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Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
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1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0544
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little gem by accident. Great service, small but intimate. Absolutely loved their pizzas! Will definitely visit again!

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Thank 242nadiner
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza I have ever had. Try the Mushroom medley, Mighty meat, Santorini and Chicken mayo. Ultra thin bases and good cocktails. Thanks wel will be back.

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1 Thank Cornel R
Knysna, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newly renovated, great beer best thin base pizza in town and calm environment, lovly pool table and you get to experience the local culture and friendly service

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1 Thank Watson buhle N
Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wicked pizzas, wicked drinks and wicked owners! What more could you want?! Love everything about this place! Definitely comes highly recommended!!

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2 Thank TheWanderingLondoner
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Such a great deck outside, and banging tunes on a Sunday. Legendary hosts and shooters. The best place locally for pizza and beers.

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1 Thank Catriona C
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Honestly, I can't thank the staff and the owners of BONGOS for making my boyfriend and I feel like we were welcome - visiting all the way from Toronto. The food and drinks were constantly flowing. Everything is fresh and the Pizza is seriously these best I have ever had. The Pizza was always done the way I liked it.... More 

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Thank ktowell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is, without a doubt my happy place. It's the place to go if your looking for a good time and great people. This is where memories and friends are made. With a great vibe, amazing food and the best Playlist you'll come across, you cannot go wrong. Even for just "a" drink after work or for their amazing parties,... More 

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Thank Meagan V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

As long as Bongos doesn't skimp on the quality of their food and team working there they'll stay second to none. Keep it up Peace

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1 Thank Tachash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a great local pub and pizza spot! Really friendly, relaxed atmosphere with the best pizza I've tasted in the area (pulled pork on a pizza). And they have Windhoek on tap, winner!!! Great for watching rugby as well. I definitely recommend a stop at Bongos whether it's for a drink, pizza or rugby.

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1 Thank burrela
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed in Wilderness for a couple of days and wanted to go for a quick drink before dinner, called in at Bongos and the Pizzas smelled so good we ended up staying- we weren't disappointed they tasted even better than they smelled. My husband tried the 'Mighty Meat' and said it was simply the best pizza he'd ever had (and... More 

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1 Thank QMarysalumni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
15:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0544
Description
Join us at Bongos Bar & Pizzeria in Wilderness, near George, South Africa. It's the perfect place for locals and tourists alike to hang out after a day of work, travel or adventure in the Western Cape. Our pizza's are known for their thin, crispy base and abundance of fresh and tasty toppings and we are locally famous for our "Speciality" pizza range with toppings like Lamb and Pulled Pork. As the only bar in Wilderness we are open the latest so come and enjoy our relaxed and friendly atmosphere and you might just get involved in one awesome party! Bongos is perfect for birthday drinks, or special occasions so please contact us if you would like to make a booking. Open Hours Winter: Monday & Tuesday - CLOSED Wednesday - Friday 15:00 till late night. Saturday & Sunday 12:00 till late night.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?