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Located in the heart of the Wilderness village, we are a multi award winning, Top 10 Restaurant on the Garden Route. Come and relax in a cosy, African inspired atmosphere highlighted by stunning artwork by local artist, Peter Pharoah. Our beautiful garden setting is ideal for enjoying the warm African weather! We have an imaginative menu combining high quality local produce with distinctly different flavours. Popular menu items include fresh linefish, succulent prawns, tender steaks and flavoursome curries all cooked to perfection in our open kitchen where you can see the chefs at work! Our award winning wine list has been carefully chosen to offer a wide selection of local South African wines
PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
African, Seafood, European, Fusion
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our young visitors, including a four year old and a six year old, to The Girls for cooldrinks and a light lunch recently. Plenty of parking, outdoor and indoor seating available, suitable for wheelchairs and pet friendly. The best part...of our experience was the way the children were treated. The staff went out of their way to be kind and patient with them, and the snack that was served for the children (french toast) was delicious. Our own meals were also excellent - we recommend the strawberry smoothie. There is a small play area for the children. It was lovely to be able to take our family for a meal without being on our nerves the whole time in case the littlies irritated anyone. A very enjoyable lunch in a relaxed atmosphere at decent prices.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 24 January 2021

The food was great and the best for us was the service, it was excellent. We loved the chicken curry and ate it two nights in a row. I also loved the Sushi, it was a nice generous portion.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

We had breakfast and had such a good time we even stayed for lunch as well. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The food and especially the sushi was beautiful. What a lovely place!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2020 via mobile

Found this GEM down a little laMe stuck out of sight in Milkwood Village in The Wilderness South Africa. Excellent food at good prices and really great service. Thank you Donald Still.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely tapas and cocktail lunch! All the food was really tasty and of high quality. My favorite was the salt and pepper calamari. The garlic bread was the best we’ve ever had. Lovely service from Devon! We ll be back when passing through...again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 12 November 2020

Excellent lunch today at The Girls. I'm here from Cape Town for a few days' break and my AirbnB host gave me the recommendation. I've got my labrador with me so the dog-friendly outdoor area was pefect, especially on such a hot day. As a...taster I had three medium oysters to start - delicious and with an interesting extra I've never come across before in many years of oyster-eating, namely finely chopped red onion which went really well with the oysters drizzled with squeezed lemon and a couple of drops of Tabasco. I was told they would prefer using shallots, but I know these are very difficult to get (I find them very occasionally at Woolies - they are much sweeter and not as strong as onions). Main course was an excellent mango prawn curry with rice, poppadum and sambals - a very generous portion, with many more prawns (peeled and tails removed) than one is normally given, and at a very reasonable price. Wine list is extensive and by the glass a full 250ml carafe (one of my pet gripes - here in SA one never knows how much one is getting when ordering by the glass). Service efficient, quick and very friendly without being overbearing. The Girls may not be city fine-dining, but that's how I like restaurants - unpretentious, just excellent food and a few extra touches here and there. Well done!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020

We enjoyed a seriously DELICIOUS meal at the Girls in the Wilderness. Hugo and Judith were superb! I will definitely eat there again when visiting the Garden Route. The ambiance and setting is lovely and the waiter & waitresses do not make you feel "rushed"....Corkage only R35. We had a wonderful evening - THANK YOU!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 November 2020

The restaurant was recommended to us by our accommodation and it lived up to the reviews. The staff and service were top notch and personable, with Devon particularly standing out. We’ll definitely return when next in Wilderness.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

Garlic bread 2 DIE FOR!, enjoyed the trinchado (would’ve loved more chili, but easily remedied, just request some on the side), the spanakopita - lovely, snoek fish cakes, yum , I didn’t enjoy the satay, however my partner did (again chili was amiss) calamari was...goodMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Awesome food. If you want great food, look no further that the Girls Restaurant. It was absolutely worth it.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Hi....well behaved children are more than welcome! ....If I may just ask their ages?
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