Restaurants and Cafés in Wilderness


Salinas Beach Restaurant offers a great variety of delicious, fresh food. Try the magnificent fish caught locally. You’ll find Salinas just off Wilderness Beach  with beautiful views over the sea. Enjoy a sunset cocktail on the deck. There’s no better way to round off a perfect day …
Tel: 044 877 0001


At Cocomo Restaurant visitors are able to experience an eclectic mix of original and stylish interior and flavourful cuisine. The choice of cocktails is immense and it is well worth a visit for a drink. Local artists also often enjoy performing at Cocomo. Tel: 044 877 0808

Flava Café

A trendy, stylish, “simple with taste” venue where you will find restaurant quality food in a café atmosphere. All our dishes are prepared by our award winning chef. Fláva Café has become a firm favourite with locals and visitors. Sit on a lovely sunny deck upstairs where you can enjoy fair weather days and watch village life go by. Tel: 044 877 0345


If walls of this honest country restaurant could talk the conversation would include words of fresh, vibrant, from scratch, home grown organic and compliments to the chef. To us simplicity is the key. You can expect dishes filled with flavour, a taste experience for the natural foodie. Zucchini Restaurant is situated in the Timberlake Organic Village in Wilderness.Tel: 044 882 1240


Werner and Claudio will warmly welcome you to their restaurant to experience possibly the best pizzas in the Garden Route and the beautiful salads, antipasto, pastas, grills and seafood. They’re situated in the centre of Wilderness with tables on the side walk to give you that Italian Restaurant atmosphere. Tel: 044 877 1403

The Girls

Girls…A warm and trendy African vibe sets the scene for an evening that promises to leave its mark on your African journey. The unusual flavours are created by owner/chefs Roxanne & Cheri in the open kitchen – while they are preparing your meal take your drink upstairs and browse in the curio shop or perhaps catch up on some emails! Tel: 044 877 1648


Serendipity restaurant is situated on the bank of the Touw River Lagoon. We invite you to enjoy an unforgettable, uniquely South African gourmet experience with us. Superb cuisine, friendly and professional service and wonderful wines in a setting that is graceful but relaxed is the credo for Serendipity’s South African inspired gourmet fare Tel: 044 877 0433

Blue Olive

Here at the Blue Olive, we are passionate about bringing good yet unpretentious food, wine & service to our guests. We invite you to sit & relax near our cosy fireplace or on our deck overlooking the village life, while we prepare your meal to order from the freshest ingredients. Tel: 044 877 0731



Pirates Creek Resort offers Joplins Steak Bar which boasts by the locals “The Best Steak in Town”. It is a child friendly restaurant and is also said to have the best steak in the Garden Route. Come and meet Rose who is the master chef behind the sauce and steak. Cell: 073 347 8896 / 072 263 9889

Royal Siam Thai

Royal Siam Thai Restaurant is situated in the quaint Milkwood Village in Wilderness amongst big Milkwood trees. It is a great spot for lunch, dinner and cocktails on the deck with plenty of options to keep you interested. Our traditional Thai cuisine will touch all your senses with its exotic freshly prepared dishes from spicy curries to decadent chocolate springrolls that will make your mouth water. Tel: 044 877 0326


Thirst come, thirst served! Come and meet the Locals. THE BEST SPARE RIBS on the Garden Route. Cell: 079 917 222

Beejuice Café

Away from the hustle and bustle of Wilderness village, a stone’s throw from the beach you will find the Beejuice Cafe, one of Wilderness’s must visit restaurants, nestled amongst beautifully kept gardens at the old Wilderness train station. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Tapas and Dinner, speciality coffees, great hand-selected affordable wines, or a darling brew! Tel: 044 877 0608

Oysters R Us

The heart and soul of the business is clearly evident when meeting owners: Natasha De Freitas and Natalie Oliver. Their enthusiasm for the business, love of oysters and warm hospitality can be instantly felt when visiting the establishment. Only wild oysters are available and these are sourced from commercial permit holders along the garden route coastline. Come and see the oyster tank system that can hold and keep up to 4000 oysters live. This rustic experience is not to be missed!….Whether you are eating fresh, wild oysters on the farm or collecting a take away, Oysters R Us is a definate must! Tel: 082 578 6817 E-mail: