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Darling Brewery Restaurant

) #2 of 13 Restaurants in Darling RR - RRR
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 21 286 1099
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great atmosphere - live music on the day we visited- didn't eat but the food looked amazing! Plenty of beers to try - helpful bar staff! Out of the way but easy to find!

Thank Glamper1000
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thanks for joining us for our Valentine celebrations. Good to hear you enjoyed.

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

IT is a long drive from Capetown (1 hr +) to Darling, but iT the sandy road is worth. You van do a taste in 100cc glasses with 13 different beers. IT starts with beer and ends with beer and in between some nice platters...More

Thank Willem S
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thanks so much for taking the road less traveled to Darling and Darling Brewery! We hope you had an amazing stay in South Africa!

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is worth a visit, friendly Darling staff. Easy eating food. Cheese boards etc. great beer. Just something different.

Thank Cindy T
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Hi Cindy Thanks so much for visiting us. Glad you enjoyed the DB experience. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place with so much potential but the service is horrible. i sat at the table for 30min and waiters were no where to be seen.i ended up leaving bought beer tasters and they went down very wellMore

Thank silindilec
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

I am so disappointed to read your review, we are working hard to improve our service but clearly a lot more work still needs to be done. Please send me your details on dbexperience@darlingbrew.co.za as I would like to learn more about your experience at...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This brewery is a bit out of the way, but definitely worth the trip. The tasting is great value and you get to taste a lot of beers they do nowhere else, and all on tap. The food is also really good and great valueMore

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

Hi Diane Thanks so much for joining us and for your great review. We are a bit tucked away in Darling but unfortunately due to production license requirements there are limits to where we could have based ourselves. But worth it once you get to...More

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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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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