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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (10 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
“beer tasting” (19 reviews)
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48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Firstly, I must declare a conflict of interest- I love DB beers, so my opinion might be biased. Having high expectations is often a problem as it sets one up for failure..... Not so at DB. The outside area is rustic and the kids play...More

Thank AndrewMakkink
Management response:Responded 26 December 2016

Dear Andrew Thank you very much for your positive review. It really put a big smile on our team's faces. Especially over the busy Summer season it is important to us to deliver a great experience to our visitors. Please go to our website and...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

At shady tables in pleasant modern surroundings we shared a very good meat platter from a simple menu and had a beer; a pint of the 2.6% SunGazer was an obvious driver choice; The tasters looked amazing (that's the beer). A designated driver would be...More

Thank Graham A
Management response:Responded 19 December 2016

Dear Graham Thank you for your lovely response and we're happy to hear that you and your dog had a great time with us. Our designated driver service focuses on the safety of our customers: we provide a unique service to our customers by using...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

What can I say other than "Very good beer and great food!". If you have not been to Darling Brewery yet, you better get there....

Thank Ianvt2013
Management response:Responded 19 December 2016

Dear Ian Thank you for the wonderful and to the point review on Darling Brew. Do come visit us again.

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Quirky tasting room set within the brewery, wonderful beer tasting and yummy food! Love the decor and can guarantee you'll leave with a few bottles!More

Thank SelmaOhlsson
Management response:Responded 21 November 2016

Dear Selma Thank you very much for your positive review of the Darling Brew Tasteroom & Brewery. As you might know we opened a year ago the doors of the new home of the brewery and restaurant and it is always very encouraging to get...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to go to Darling as there were a couple of vineyards there and we wanted to find out more about the area as we were holidaying. We found the Tasteroom and I agreed I would be the 'driver' so he could taste the...More

Thank Hells72
Management response:Responded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your comprehensive feedback and it is wonderful to read that you had a fun time enjoying the Darling Brew ambiance with our beer and knowledgeable Tasteroom staff. In regards to your feedback on the food - taste & portion size - we...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great beer tasting experience and wonderful food to go with it. Great place for kids with the outdoor play area. Thanks!

Thank Stefanvdm
Management response:Responded 19 December 2016

Dear Stef Thank you for the positive review. We look forward to hosting you and your kids again in the near future. Team Darling Brew

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were here in October. I was here previously about 2 months ago with family and complained about the pricing of your t shirts. I would like to retract my complaint. We bought 4 t shirts and we all love them. U...More

1  Thank Cindy L
Management response:Responded 19 December 2016

Dear Cindy Thank you for your great review and good to hear that you love our t-shirts. We're looking forward to seeing you again soon. We launch a new beer every quarter, so you can look forward to finding your next 'favourite' brew soon again...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at about 15,50 and were very enthusiastic to have something to eat and a beer tasting. The waitress came and told us that kitchen is closed already, but had to ask first just to be sure. She came back at exactly 16:01 and...More

Thank Catalin D
Management response:Responded 20 October 2016

Thank you very much for your honest feedback. We are aware of some service delivery issues and we are working very hard at resolving these. Our closing time in the week is at 16h00. We pride ourselves in our menu which is a collection of...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I didn't expect such a modern facility in a lovely small town, and almost got a bit worried driving into a semi-industrial area, but am totally amazed at how modern the facility is, and how good the beers are, as well as the food and...More

Thank BushyD
Management response:Responded 19 October 2016

Thank you for the great review. Our focus is to preserve today for future generations and this long term commitment has inspired us to re-use and re-cycle building materials (such as metal) and storage materials (such as wooden crates) which has given us a modern...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We spend lunch with friends , tried a few beers and enjoyed a great meat and cheese platter. The beers was not to my liking , but it was a great time spend.More

Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
Management response:Responded 19 October 2016

Thank you for the honest review. We really appreciate it. Please come again soon - we're having a Beer Festival and a great Christmas Market in the first week of December. We're sure that you will find some more enjoyable experiences then with us. All...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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