The beautiful little village of Wilderness has a fantastic array of restaurants, but recent lockdown regulations have halted sit-in trade. As local restauranteurs rapidly pivot to ‘delivery dining’ in an effort to keep afloat, we’ve put together a list of establishments who will bring hot food right to your doorstep. Help your favourite eateries through this tough time by ordering in…
Featured: Pomodoro Restaurant, known for it's famous Italian food.
If you have been missing your favourite Italian eatery, Pomodoro Restaurant will put a smile back on your dial. The locally renowned pizzeria is still hard at work producing their authentic Italian cuisine. Claudio’s team have released an abbreviated lockdown menu featuring a range of wood-fired pizzas, sumptuous pasta dishes and a phenomenal slow roasted lamb shank. Finish with a few scoops of Gelato. Order by phone or Whats App:079 1768 222.
Featured: Beejuice Café .
If you’re a fan of Beejuice Café’s hearty comfort food, you’re in luck. The kitchen is open and preparing their moderately-priced delivery menu, on a made-to-order basis. Try their generous beef lasagne, slow cooked brisket or chicken pot pie. Beejuice’s portions are ideal for a couple or a family, with two-person and four-person servings available. The café also have a number of vegan and vegetarian options available, along with their fragrant Durban Curry and a delicious home-made turmeric loaf. Order at least one day in advance by WhatsApp 072 510 2717.
If you ever gazed longingly at Serendipity’s fine dining menu, you know that chef Lizelle Stolze makes exceptional South African inspired gourmet fare. The restaurant have re-designed their menu for lockdown, to feature traditional family favourites. The butter and herb roasted, whole, free-range chicken is excellent value. Their menu also offers Chicken and Porcini Risotto, Bobotie, Sweet Potato Gnocchi and a decadent flourless Dark Chocolate Torte. Avail of this rare opportunity to sample Lizelle’s flavourful cuisine at a fraction of its usual cost. Order online, a day in advance, at Dineplan or by WhatsApp on 082 454 7393.
Featured: Eatz 2 Go, known for the best fish and chips in town .
Wilderness takeaway restaurant Eatz 2 Go has an updated delivery menu with a selection of the most popular dishes from sister establishments Flava Café and The Girl's on the Square. Enjoy budget burgers, spicy Beef Trinchado or lemon butter grilled prawns. Their unbeatable bestseller is perfect for a hassle free dinner; crispy battered fish and hand cut 'slap' chips. Check out their Facebook page for weekend specials. Phone or WhatsApp 072 106 0021 for home delivery.
Featured: Joplin's Steak Bar known for it's juicy steaks.
At Joplin’s Steak Bar , Adin and Gareth Jeans are still sizzling! The father and son combo have set out a simple but delicious range of burgers and grills for carnivores. Their 200g pure ground sirloin beef patty served with crispy bacon, melted cheddar and crunchy chips, is arguably the best burger to be had on the Garden Route. Order by WhatsApp 073 3478896 before 4pm.
Featured: Kaaimans Restaurant.
Hungry for the full riverside experience of burgers, ribs and pizza, with sushi on the side? Kaaimans Restaurant have really pushed the canoe out with their lockdown menu. Their offerings include a generous selection of sushi, eight burgers, a full range of wood-fired pizzas, as well as slow roasted pork belly. View their online menu and order by phone Deliveries run daily between 11am and 7pm. Kaaiman’s Restaurant even deliver in George!
Featured: The Blind Pig Taproom and Restaurant.
Fancy the authentic ‘Blind Pig’ experience at home? Think super crunchy chicken strips in a fresh white bap, with a mound of salty chips on the side. The Blind Pig Taproom and Restaurant have a full range of burgers, toasties and snack baskets available for delivery. Now all we are missing is a cold bottle of craft beer. Contact Ryan on 083 500 7004 to order.
Fans of the BBQ basted spare ribs at Locals Diner swear their iconic dish is unbeatable. You can now have a rack of tender pork ribs delivered right to your door. Locals have a small menu of no-nonsense pub grub to choose from, including burgers, grills and wraps. Call or WhatsApp your order to Deon