Restaurants and Cafés in Wilderness

The Girls on the Square

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 the chefs in the open kitchen. The beautiful garden setting is ideal for enjoying the warm African weather!
Tel: 044 877 1648


Salinas Beach Restaurant offers a great variety of delicious, fresh food. 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 Pomodoro you can experience possibly the best pizzas in the Garden Route and the beautiful salads, antipasto, pastas, grills and seafood. They’re situated in the center of Wilderness with tables on the side walk to give you that Italian Restaurant atmosphere.
Tel: 044 877 1403


When you enter the restaurant you feel as if you are entering a Western saloon. The old wooden house has its own charm, it has a cheerful and friendly atmosphere and you can enjoy a summer evening outside on the terrace. Steak fans will get their money’s worth.
Cell: 073 347 8896

Blue Olive

At the Blue Olive, they are passionate about bringing good yet unpretentious food, wine & service to their guests. They invite you to sit & relax near the cosy fireplace or on the deck overlooking the village life, while they prepare your meal to order from the freshest ingredients. From 12 noon they serve cocktails and a tasty selection of tapas with a South African twist. One of their main attractions is the locally sourced Kudu steaks as well as an array of delicious burgers and seafood.
Tel: 044 877 0731

The Green Shed Coffee Roastery

Cozy furnished cafe with own coffee roastery in the center of Wilderness with beautiful outdoor area. The coffee is very good and they offer different snacks besides homemade cakes.
Tel: 044 333 0207


Serendipity restaurant is situated on the bank of the Touw River Lagoon. They invite you to enjoy an unforgettable, uniquely South African gourmet experience. 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. Bookings are essential!
Tel: 044 877 0433

Ilali Restaurant and Social Bar

Ilali means ‘Village’ in Xhosa. A village where people can come together and have a good time. Enjoy a glass of wine, beer or a cocktail, seafood made to perfection, vegan options from the garden that are not only vegan-friendly but absolutely delicious, tapas for sharing or something meaty for our “meatatarians” and desserts for the sweet tooth.
Tel: 044 877 0808

Oysters R Us

Nestled on a farm situated between Wilderness and Sedgefield, one will find Oysters R Us. Only fresh oysters are available and these are sourced from commercial permit holders along the garden route coastline or from the West coast. 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 oysters on the farm or collecting a take away, Oysters R Us is a definite must!
Tel: 082 578 6817

The Blind Pig & Bootlegger Brewery

Nice little bar with interesting craft beers, ciders and gin. There are 12 different craft beers on tap, over 35 in total to choose from! They also offer various snacks.
Tel: 083 640 5403

Hoekwil Country Cafe

A delightful little coffee shop tucked away on the top of the hill called Hoekwil, near Wilderness. It’s only a 5 Minute drive from the N2. It is a mix between a little local convenience store and a Coffee shop cafe. They serve the best voted cheesecake in SA (voted by Eat In). On the menu is a selection of breakfasts, omelettes and toasted sandwiches. Kids are entertained on the swings and see-saw.
Tel: 044 850 1037