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Corner of George Road and Leila_s Lane, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0731
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08:15 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant food. Excellent service. Blue Olive burger a must. Giant mushroom starter simply delicious. Lovely evening under the tree!

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Thank Philip V
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing and the service was really on point. This has become one of my favourite restaurants when I come for a break in Wilderness. All I can say is, try this restaurant when you're in Wilderness. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Dale O
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I spent 8 days in Wilderness and went back every day. Try their burgers - fantastic! Highly recommended. Waiters are young, vibrant, friendly - I didn't go anywhere else so I can't compare because they ticked all my boxes!

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Thank Monique R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We've had good (not great) experiences at this restaurant before but this time around it was very disappointing. On the day of our visit there was no water in the village. These things happen. The waiter was very apologetic about that and of course we understand these things - who can control a pipe burst? What was not acceptable was... More 

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Thank SonjaGeorge
Perth
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113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Busy restaurant. Food was good and vegetarian options were adequate. But they were understaffed and the service was lacking. Had to wait a long time to get the attention of the waiter who was obviously over worked. Great location.

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Thank perth08Perth
Mirabel, Canada
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice variety of tasty tapas plus lots of other food choices. Pleasant atmosphere on the upper patio. Service was prompt and friendly however both our orders had errors in them. Still, we enjoyed our meal and the bill was reasonable overall, so I have no concern with recommending this restaurant.

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Thank Guy L
Umdloti, South Africa
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Dinner. Kudu steak grilled to perfection accompanied by a good spread of roast veg. Excellent chips. Waiting staff soooo pleasant. Relaxed atmosphere. Great background music. Popular music over the years

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Thank alanlouw
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location and interior. Great outside seats. The staff are very friendly. As great as the menu looks, everything we ordered, from drinks to food were out of stock!

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This restaurant has a prime position in Wilderness under beautiful trees. We went for breakfast and unfortunately it was very poor. The waiter was either new or not trained, and had no idea of waiting etiquette. Unfortunately there was no manager in sight, able to assist and train him. Despite there only being 2 tables, the service was exceptionally slow.... More 

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Thank Annalize v
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have dinner and were helped to a table fairly quickly. We waited for 20 minutes with no sign of a waiter to just give us a menu to start with. The waiters passed us but nobody stopped to ask if we were helped. After 20 minutes we stood up and walked out and went to the restaurant... More 

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Thank Jacques d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:15 - 23:00
Monday
08:15 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:15 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:15 - 23:00
Thursday
08:15 - 23:00
Friday
08:15 - 23:00
Saturday
08:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of George Road and Leila_s Lane, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0731

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