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Chilliplum Bistro

57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
+27 31 765 2590
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
Closed
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited Chilliplum after hearing about their great vegan options, and we are so so happy that we did! The food is absolutely delicious and you can taste the good quality of the produce (they are even having their own little herb...More

Thank Vanja B
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review Vanja! It was great meeting you both and we are so pleased you enjoyed your meals. We look forward to seeing you both again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

After hearing outstanding reviews about this restaurant - we eventually tried it. What a gem. It lived up to the hype and more! I had the best lasagne I have ever eaten and if I hadn't known it was vegan I would have presumed that...More

Thank AngelaBax
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there Angela, what a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time and meal with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tamil hindu community abstains from meat for a month long fast mid September to mid October. Chilliplum has been on our list of to do's since last year when my birthday fell on a Monday(another abstain from meat day). Finally a good few months...More

1  Thank DeeMoo16
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review DeeMoo and thank you for joining us for lunch. I wish you had of introduced yourself, since we have had some chats on facebook, it would have been lovely to put a face to a name. Next time you visit,...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner, had a ciabatta starter, tikka chicken and ice cream for desert, all the dishes were outstanding!

1  Thank Rob T
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Rob! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We travel to Durban to visit family and for business now and again and have now discovered this delightful restaurant. The food, wine, ambience and Mine Host are excellent. We'll be back Rob and thank you.

1  Thank edwinaaross
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Edwinaaross for your great review. Always nice to have "out-of-towners" pop in for a meal, especially when they return again and again. :-) We must be doing something right! So pleased you enjoyed your many occasions with us. See you soonest.

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Barbara and I have now enjoyed two Sunday lunches and one Saturday dinner at Chilliplum. It is fast becoming our favourite restaurant. The food is unique and delicious (Oh wow - the jalapeno/plum ice-cream is a must!!) and served with great service in a sophisticated...More

1  Thank KeithHampden
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ah, so you've met the Yatesman family! What a lovely crowd to have at Chilliplum on your first evening visit! Thank you Keith and Barbara for joining us in our little bistro, and for your lovely comments. We hope to tantalize your tastebuds with more...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

I always look forward to my little taste of heaven, Chilliplum. It all starts with excellent service, a comfortable setting and lots of variety to choose from. You can't go wrong with machos tacos as a starter- they keep me coming back without fail and...More

1  Thank Gemma M
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

What a lovely review! Could we offer you the position of 'creative advertiser extrodinaire' ;-) Thank you so much for such a lovely review Gamma! Our kitchen team, headed by Chef Rob are a very creative bunch indeed! We'll see you again when you have...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

A group of friends and I set off from Johannesburg last Saturday to experience the wonderful vegan food we had heard of being served at the Chilliplum restaurant in Hiilcrest near Durban. And we were not disappointed at all. From the starters right through to...More

1  Thank RudolphOdendaal
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Oh Rudolph! You and your mates absolutely blew my mind! I still cannot believe you guys flew all the way from Joburg just to have lunch at Chilliplum... and with only one vegan in tow! That just boggles my mind! When my husband, Chef Rob,...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Scrumptious! Good,healthy, hearty food with amazing flavour combinations :D perfect guilt free evening

1  Thank sharoncampbell1
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your 'guilt free' review Sharon. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meals at Chilliplum. We hope to see you soon. :-)

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

At last a place where vegetarians, vegans AND their carnivorous friends can eat together! The food was scrumptious and dessert to die for! Would definitely go again 💟

1  Thank Lawrie_The_Orginal
Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lawrie_The_Original! We love to feed the entire family, especially when they all have their own unique tastes! Thank you for joining us and for your great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$2
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +27 31 765 2590
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Description
Chilliplum initially opened as a coffee shop in Kloof in 2013 and is now open in the Richden's Shopping Centre. Phase 2. 57 St Margarets Road. Hillcrest Chilliplum is an innovative urban concept which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking and serving good tasting food! We serve vegan, vegetarian, chicken and beef dishes in different culinary styles. Join husband & wife team, Ursula & Robert for taste sensation of good food made from the heart! We are fully licensed and offer beautiful wines, cocktails & local award winning craft beers. Great atmosphere, Excellent service and Gosh Darn Good Food! #yumyumchilliplum
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