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Darling Sweet

7 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 83 235 4002
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Delicious Toffees !

We really enjoyed our visit here, but if you have children in tow, it might be an idea to phone in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jilldutoit
,
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Addiction Alert!

Dear Darling Sweet. I don't have a sweet tooth. Give me a choice between chocolate and chips... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rosalie M
,
Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“the owner” (3 reviews)
“red wine” (2 reviews)
“toffee” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
7 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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+27 83 235 4002
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit here, but if you have children in tow, it might be an idea to phone in advance to find out when the factory is in operation. We were so impressed with the cleanliness of the whole venue and with the...More

Thank Jilldutoit
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your review and for visiting our tasting room, factory and gallery! Very glad you enjoyed it. Normally we are in full production in the mornings from Mon - Fri, but it is a good idea to call in advance if you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Dear Darling Sweet. I don't have a sweet tooth. Give me a choice between chocolate and chips, I'll choose the chips every time. But, as I was visiting Darling and you have a good reputation, I did the 'tourist' thing and popped in. As with...More

Thank Rosalie M
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Rosalie - thank you so much for this wonderful message and review! Much appreciated! Very glad we could persuade you to take your time and enjoy our Honey & Salt flavour - and very glad that they have gone down well :) Also thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we walked in the door, we were welcomed by a delightful, elderly Tannie, who briefly told us how her toffees are made. There is a table of samples that you can taste .... and then you have decide what to buy! Preferably one of...More

Thank natashaklev
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting our factory and tasting room! Very glad the 'tannie' was there to assist :) Please visit again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love toffee. So we had to stop by. The lady gave us an automated rundown of the toffee making process. We tested a bunch of sample toffees (I adored the mint variation), bought some toffees and a jar of toffee spread and then left....More

Thank Austen G
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your visit to our factory and tasting room! And thanks for the review. Hope you also had a walk through at our art gallery space - The Toffee Gallery. Kind Regards and please visit again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the staff especially the "Tannie" is as SWEET as all of the sweets in the shop - they are friendly, good advise, tastings as much more! Well worth to visit - DON'T miss out!

Thank Madsfs
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting our shop! Very glad you enjoyed our wonderful ladies - please visit again. And thanks so much for the review :)

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Welcomed by an elderly lady who was an absolute delight. Told us about the entire process and gave some good advice on the tastings we had.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This quaint Toffee Factory is a must to visit. We were greeted by friendly staff and a dear Lady who gave a wonderful run down of the shop. There were plenty of samples for tasting.

Thank Kim M
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks so much for visiting our factory and tasting room, and thanks for the rating! Please visit again.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We recently visited the picturesk town of Darling in the Western Cape. I fell in love with this beautiful place that I have never visited before. The Darling Sweet was one of the gems this little town has to offer. Their products are all outstanding...More

Thank Madeleine M
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi! Thanks so much for the wonderful review and your visit to our factory! Much appreciated. Please visit our village and factory again :) Kind Regards Frits

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Delicious toffee, beautiful shop, quite interesting to watch the process through the viewing windows.

Thank cdream
DarlingSweet, Owner at Darling Sweet, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks so much for your visit and for the rating! Please visit us again :)

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Just beautifully set out, that you can see the staff working, wrapping and packing toffees. I just love the owners mom, she makes the store, she looks like the sweet lady, she is friendly and a breath of fresh air. Toffees are on hand to...More

Thank Cindy T
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