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The Girls Restaurant

1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 1648
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Seafood, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was very nice, from the entree to the main! I had the sirloin steak and my friend had the kudu! Both awesome! The waitress was very kind and excited about our positive answers concerning the dishes! :)

Thank BarbaraTamietti
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so good we ate here twice in our two nights stay in Wilderness... Try the sauces and the deserts, they are amazing...

Thank Rotem F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a g good idea to book if you are a first timer. Based on all the recommendations and high reviews, this was the place to be. Unfortunately it was not to be our evening. Regrettably we did not have a reservation but they...More

Thank 716trudis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times and it has always impressed. You very soon forget that you are behind a filling station! Their salads are truly remarkable and are always the highlight for me. I think they are closing for a few weeks during...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended by the wonderful couple/ owners of Lodge on a lake. A refreshing menu, executed extremely well with only fresh ingredients. A phenomenal flavour experience followed by excellent service made our night. The mussels were seriously good, the broth super tasty and the bread...More

Thank Demi D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although the restaurant is hidden behind a gas station and doesn't look like much from the outside, it was well worth the effort of finding it for dinner on a Saturday night. Once inside , the atmosphere is delightful, with original artwork lining the walls....More

Thank sonsslee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great dinner with good service in this rather quirky restaurant which is situated in the centre of the village beside a petrol station, they even arranged transport to and from our hotel.

Thank Cedric11
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were a group of 6 people taking part at the May Steak Special. Unfortunately 3 steaks were not cooked to order. It was offered to replace them but all of us were too hungry. I think in general this should not happen in a...More

Thank Helga K
RoxanneInWilderness, Owner at The Girls Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Helga I would like to apologise for not matching up to your expectations on Friday evening. The waiters and my manager Don really went out of their way to make your visit a comfortable and memorable one. He personally checked on your table throughout...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Wilderness for 2 nights and dined here twice. It was superb in every way - fine dining at its best with enthusiastic professional service as well as delicious food. Our guest house made the reservations and also arranged for the restaurant's taxi...More

Thank sookee
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It would not be Widerness without a couple of evenings at “The Girls”, and we have been enjoying the hospitality there for several years now. No one can quite believe the location – under the N2 flyover, in a petrol station (nearly). And you know...More

1  Thank grahamee
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Is your restaurant on the ground floor and accessible to someone using crutches? What are your opening time ps this coming week please?
5 June 2016|
Response from Caezah | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant seating is on both first and ground level. I am quiet certain it can be accessible to someone on crutches because there are dining tables on the ground floor. About opening times, I can't tell. We came early... More
Are well-behaved children welcome, or is this more of a "date night restaurant?"
7 July 2015|
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Response from RoxanneInWilderness | Property representative |
Hi....well behaved children are more than welcome! ....If I may just ask their ages?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 George Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 1648
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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. 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 chef at work. Our award winning wine list has been carefully chosen to offer a wide selection of local South African wines to enhance your dining experience. We have handmade crafts in our curio shop upstairs and free Wi-Fi available. We look forward to welcoming at The Girls
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