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Serendipity Restaurant

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Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 44 877 0433
19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Husband had read so much about this restuarent so really wante dto try iy but it does get very quickly booked up> Luckily Lettie form Mes Amis managed to get us in. It is in a beautiful location and very nicely set up but, too much time spent on explaining what each dish was before you ordered, way too fancy... More 

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Horgen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant during each of our trips over the last more then 10 years. Every time it is a new experience that absolutely amazes us: Rudolf's introduction to menu, Lizelle's new ideas on South Africa food, ingredients and flavors combined into excellent dishes encourages us to return, recommend this restaurants to all our friends and to write... More 

Thank Hans-Juergen K
Sedgefield, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent the first night, and then the second night our caring hosts had a different menu for us as returning guests, with wines chosen to complement their creations.

Thank mesandra57
Devon, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A year between visits is a long time but our return is always worth it. This is a fabulous dining experience from superb hosts. Well done Liselle, Rudolph & team. Thank you.

Thank Paul M
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful small restaurant at the river, beautiful setting for sun set, super personalized service, local products using herbs of the area, an amazing experience. Must try their home made GIN.

Thank Aluthwatte
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, fabulous hosts,ambitious dishes. Wherever possibly the owners of this restaurant bring South Africa to your plate either with the dishes or the sauces

Thank Susan J
Wilderness, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Setting, atmosphere, vibe, and of course the food. To remember. Whether you visit on a weekday, or for new years eave, you will always be surprised

Thank Dalena A
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are struggling to understand why Serendipity is so highly rated. There is no doubt that the setting is lovely with pre dinner drinks on the terrace a nice way to start. The food is fine but doesn't quite live up to the billing we were expecting from the reviews. The explaination of the food is top class, but is... More 

Thank Sheffview
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, great food and wine in a beautiful setting. Highly recommend. I had lemon sole which was perfectly cook, my husband had the ostrich, not sure why as he'd had it once before which wasn't to his taste, I think he hope it this lovely restaurant he may have preferred it more, unfortunately not. Would definitely go again next... More 

Thank Jenefer D
Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to know this place, no chance to get there by mistake. Great 5-6 course Dinner, with very nice wine list - and it costs less than you think. Lizelle and Rudolf are not only making delicious food - they are also very friendly hosts.

Thank VAH0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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, 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?