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The Girl's On The Square

1 Owen Grant Street | Palms Garden Square, opp Wilderness Hotel, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 1648
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (158 reviews)
“steak” (105 reviews)
“fish” (85 reviews)
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African, Seafood, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Owen Grant Street | Palms Garden Square, opp Wilderness Hotel, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived on a Friday evening without a booking and managed to get a table. Lovely menu and wine list. Excellent food and service.

Thank 100douglass
Reviewed 2 days ago

Prior to our stay in Wilderness I browsed the internet for good places to eat and found the Girls - after e-mailing them we snatched up a table one hour after our requested time which was fine. As even our host for the next two...More

1  Thank 987Kat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant (they have moved from their previous site). The signature dish - The girls steak - is to die for. The meat just melts in your mouth! Wine list is very extensive and they have quite a number of gins too :) Service was...More

1  Thank RandR2005
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice breakfast or lunch venue in Wilderness do give The Girl’s a try. Not a large menu but something there for everyone. Nice setting under the umbrellas and trees, and on a Saturday there is live music. Mandisa our...More

Thank gramench
Reviewed 5 days ago

SInce their move to the square, The Girls might be Wilderness' best eatery. Good ambience, romantic at night (especially outside) and consistent service. Staff are casual though attentive, something missing with at the other eateries. Food is prepared well, value for money and there is...More

1  Thank PdB-SA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there twice for dinner and could have easily come back few more times. The ostrich fillet was the best on our whole 2 week trip and the sea food platter was also delicious. Location looks very nice, waiter absolurely friendly and motovated. Best...More

2  Thank Ren1708
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed an evening at the girls. Make sure you have got a Reservation if you Like to eat there for dinner. Before 7pm you might have luck without. We had musels (Main course) as Starter. The portion was VERY small. The stakes as Main have...More

1  Thank Jankhaus10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for dinner, a lovely and cozy restaurant where you can have a romantic dinner or also just be there with friends and family. The restaurant was almost booked out, the food was superb, the service as well. You can see and feel...More

Thank eraschle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, service and the restaurant itself were really great. The seafood platter was delicious and they even adjusted the combo a little bit upon my request. This was for sure one of the best dinner spots throughout our travel in South Africa. The staff was...More

Thank Hendrik E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our guesthouse.Very good food in lovely location, clearly popular with locals. Attentive staff. Would recommend.

Thank gruf1
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5 June 2016|
Response from Ceasariot921 | 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
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$750
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Owen Grant Street | Palms Garden Square, opp Wilderness Hotel, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 1648
  • E-mail
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 to enhance your dining experience - not to mention our ever popular gin tasting platters!! We look forward to welcoming you at The Girl's on the Square!
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