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Darling Brewery Restaurant

) #4 of 12 Restaurants in Darling RR - RRR
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 21 286 1099
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
“beer tasting” (19 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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31 - 40 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great fun activity! We sampled some 5 beers as recommended by our waitress - all very good! Great service.

Thank Tracey W
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Hi Tracey Thanks so much for visiting us. With the info we received from reviewers such as yourself, over season we have adjusted our tasting experience. Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience, hopefully we are on the right path. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Take a day trip and stop at Darling Brew for a wonderful feast of beer tasting, friendly staff and delicious food. I had the chicken kebabs which were so tender they literally fell off the stick! Prices are fair and there is an inside area...More

Thank Sharon19CapeTown
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hi Sharon Thanks so much for making the trip out to Darling and for letting us know about your experience. Follow us on social media to get the heads up on some of our events at the brewery this year. 2017 promises to be a...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the brewery without making a booking. It was still busy being late December. We did the tasting. The lady who helped us was super friendly and informative. Was fun 👍More

Thank Simonet W
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Hi Simonet December was such a busy time for us. As a 140 seater restaurant we had up to 800 people a day through our tasteroom. So happy to hear that you had a great Darling Brew Experience. Thanks for taking the time to let...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We started our visit with the infamous Darling Brewery Beer Tasting - 13 beers later, and we will do it again! We shared their meat and cheese platters which was just what we needed in between tasting beers. The atmosphere - feeling that you're sitting...More

Thank Suzann P
Management response:Responded 12 January 2017

Dear Suzann Your feedback is one we strive for and one that keeps the Darling Brew team motivated. The good news is that we launch a new beer every quarter and we have a wonderful list of events coming up for the year, which you...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Really amazing setup - great for sitting indoors or outside. The beer selection is awesome and the food really good quality. Go hungry, and thirsty!More

Thank YvetteGoussard
Management response:Responded 10 January 2017

Dear Yvette Thank you for visiting us and your positive feedback. Check in regularly into our facebook page for upcoming events to attend at the Tasteroom & Brewery. We launch a new beer every quarter, which gives you more than enough reason to return (hungry...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were a bit disappointed with how long it took for food and drink. Very loud at times, they may think that noises from the brewery add to the appeal, but it does not.More

Thank wbr4368
Management response:Responded 9 January 2017

Thank you for your honest feedback. We offer an authentic experience where our Tasteroom is located inside - on the side - of the working Brewery. This is a unique 'open-plan' experience that most of our patrons value and enjoy. We are sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

A very big interesting selection of beers. Our waiter was well informed regarding all the different beers for sale. The cheese platter was really good, and the fresh apple juice so divine.More

Thank DePalmRestaurant
Management response:Responded 9 January 2017

Thank you for the positive review. We appreciate it and will make sure our waitron team receive your positive feedback. We launch a new beer every quarter and update our menu with fresh seasonal ingredients - more than enough reason to come and visit us...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A really great place to visit. The new premises is great child friendly and the atmosfere rocks. Food is great and I will go as dar to say they have the best beer by far.

Thank Jdewitt7108
Management response:Responded 9 January 2017

Thank you for the visit and positive feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to give us this great review. Team Darling Brew

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If you are coming anywhere near Darling then this is a must. Clearly good for beer but great little menu of platters, burgers and others. Also has a kids playground; the only in Darling. Sadly uBer doesn't operate in Darling 😉More

Thank Francois R
Management response:Responded 9 January 2017

Dear Francois Thank you for the positive response. We will market this year the local Darling taxi service that can take people from Cape Town to Darling and back, as clearly there is a need for safe driving. We launch a new beer every quarter...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

What a beautiful brewery! After driving for hours, not the most beautiful part of the Cape, this brewery was a pleasant surprise! Friendly service! The beer and vibe was great!

Thank Altie S
Management response:Responded 5 January 2017

Dear Altie Thank you very much for the wonderful review and making the long drive to visit us. Hope to see you soon again when the seasons change and the landscape becomes greener and more lush. Team Darling Brew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, 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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