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Darling Brewery Restaurant

48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 21 286 1099
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“meat platter” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
Value
LOCATION
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Darling to see the flowers but there were not that many to see as previous years so we opted for the next best thing - the brewery for some tasting and eating. We were not disappointed - the beers sure were different,...More

Thank Vivienne D
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

What a fabulous review. We do aim to satisfy even the non beer drinkers so very happy to hear we accomplished this. Thanks so much for joining and reviewing us. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 1 week ago

This small brewery has a lot to offer. It is clean, well kept and a great spot to chill with friends. The beers brewed here are great and the meals served in the restaurant are lovely. So if you are in Darling pop in to...More

Thank Bennett B
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We do love a 5/5. Thanks for your review. We do take so much pride in everything we do at DB and it is great when our supporters notice. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st visit here was ok. We arrived to a warm welcome, being the first Saturday morning guests. We had the Bratwurst, which was excellent. I ordered 5 beers to taste, which 4 were poured from a keg. Their most award winning beer, Bone Crusher...More

Thank Mike4462
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mike Thanks for your great review. I am so sorry that our award winner let you down. Please send me an email on philippa@darlingbrew.co.za and I will get one of our freshest award winners to you. Regards Philippa 0719012532

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer selection and food menu! Choose the cured meat platter and enjoy home brewed beers! Great outing with friends or as a couple.

Thank Lourens W
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Lourens. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed the experience. We do love a 5/5. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very full especially on Sundays. Make a booking. In From September drive from Darling to Yzerfontein to see the flowers next to the road it's something only SA can bring you. Quite amazing. Not sure when it stops every year but I guess only after...More

Thank Fanie W
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Fanie Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are having a very busy flower season so bookings are certainly advisable at this time of year. We would like to think that our food is more than 'not too bad'. We pride...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Darling Brewery has an excellent selection of beers brewed on site. They offer tastings at 10 Rand per 100ml, which is an innovative way of introducing the product to the public. We did not eat there, but the food that was brought out to other...More

Thank Spencer-D-J
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Spencer We pride ourselves in quality and innovation. Thanks so much for your review and for acknowledging our efforts. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not fault this place at all. Good beers and a great Platter. Just a bit odd when you offer a Meat Platter and a Cheese Platter at the same price that it causes confusion when customers ask for a Mixed Platter!

Thank Malcolm P
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Malcolm Glad you could not fault us... it was one crazy weekend for us with the flowers in full bloom. Thanks for joining in the festivities. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beer by far! Amazing value for money, huge selection of beer and wine and our cheese platter was delicious. Slow service, but who wants to rush on a Sunday. A must visit...

Thank 149faye
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

One crazy weekend with almost 1200 people through our doors in two days. We are so happy to still be standing on Monday morning and reading these great reviews. Thanks so much for joining us. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With spring arriving we went for a drive.What a gem this place is.New menu and awesome 🍻!!Monique our waitress a sweet heart and everybody willing to help.Remember to book otherwise you might be disappointed!!

Thank JohanAntoinette R
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Johan and Antoinette Flower season in Darling is our silly season. Thanks so much for coming through and enjoying this beautiful time of year with us. So good to hear you enjoyed. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What a good experience! Excellent beer, good food..do not skip the meat platter or sweet potato chips!!!

Thank lizetter2017
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks so much for the review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 21 286 1099
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Description
This must-visit new Darling Brew Tasteroom & Brewery offers a fantastic day out and was developed to allow an all in one Darling Brew experience. In addition to a new state of the art brewery with increased capacity, the new premises offers an interactive and fascinating beer tasting experience in the tasting room and bar which overlooks the working microbrewery, a restaurant that serves delicious beer paired meals made from fresh, organic, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, and beautiful gardens. There is also plenty of parking available.
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