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Darling Brewery Restaurant

48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 21 286 1099
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (10 reviews)
“meat platter” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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81 - 90 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed inviting atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was great and the beer went down well, highly recommended!

Thank ill c
Management response:Responded 27 September 2016

Thank you for visiting us in Darling. Your positive review will inspire our team to further dedicate themselves to creating a relaxing atmosphere. Cheers!

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We viewed Darling Brewery's reviews on Trip Advisor and was a bit aprehensive. Never-the-less, we were pleasantly surprised. A hearty welcome, excellent service, good beer, fantastic ambience and good food will see us back. By the way our meat platter to share was suuuuuperb. See...More

Thank Paul V
Management response:Responded 27 September 2016

Thank you for taking a leap of faith in Darling Brew and visiting us. Your positive review will inspire our kitchen team to further dedicate themselves to serve tasty food made from locally sourced ingredients. Cheers!

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Be advised that the capacity of the tasting hall is fairly limited and very busy during the flower season - book ahead or come early. The Darling Brewery is easy to find in the industrial area. Thirteen artisan brews are offered in the tasting hall...More

Thank Hekkies
Management response:Responded 23 September 2016

Thank you for your great review. I will make sure to pass this onto the owners and our dedicated team. See you soon again! Cheers!

Reviewed 20 September 2016

The athmosphere and set up is excellent. They were very accommodating making a last minute booking for us the day before- they need to change the writing on their website as it says booking only for 10 or more but appparently they take bookings for...More

Thank dvt1967
Management response:Responded 23 September 2016

Thank you for your fantastic review. I will make sure to pass this onto the owners and our dedicated team. Your tip on the platter and group size communication noted and is receiving attention. See you soon again! Cheers!

Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were a bit worried driving in the industrial area, but as soon as you turn into the brewery premises, it is a neat, beautifully-designed and -decorated oasis. Whatever issues the Tasteroom has been having with service was not at all evident on Saturday 10th...More

Thank Kaeli G
Management response:Responded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your great review and wonderful tips on how to make the Darling Brew experience even more accessible. We will definitely look at your menu suggestion! We're working on the website and will be able to offer online orders in the near future....More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Darling brew and we're made to feel very welcome by the staff. Great outdoor play area for keeping the kids entertained. A wide range of beers to taste and a lovely menu of food to go with it. Definitely worth a visit. 😊

Thank Helen R
Management response:Responded 19 September 2016

Thank you for your fantastic review. I will make sure to pass this onto the owners and our dedicated team. See you soon again! Cheers!

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Decided on a rainy day to visit this venue, not sure why? Darling not exactly a pretty dorp and then to boot the brewery is located in the industrial area, so no scenery. Arrived in the rain, muddy car park and the entrance is the...More

Thank falow
Management response:Responded 18 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to drive out to Darling and Darling Brew, a short and scenic 50 minute drive from Cape Town. Your feedback in regards to a covered walkway is a valuable point and we will look into this. Our car park...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Who would think that you could find a huge, busy, modern craft brewery in a little Western Cape town. I've been a few times now, and it's awesome. Been drinking Darling Brew beer since their early days at the Stellenbosch Slow Market and it's incredible...More

Thank Russel W
Management response:Responded 18 September 2016

Thank you for the great review. I will make sure to pass on your good wishes to the owners, Kevin and Philippa Wood and their dedicated team. You are quite correct in stating that a weekend booking, especially for a group of 10 and more,...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to see the brewery. It was extremely busy on a Sunday. The staff were friendly yet very busy. We had a draught which I thoroughly enjoyed. The gentleman at the outside draught machine was very knowlegeable. I think the food pricing is...More

Thank Cindy L
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

HI Cindy Thanks so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed our beer and despite the busy day, you received good service. You should try our platters. At R150 it can feed 2 to 3 people. Good value for money I feel. The...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Everything took so long to arrive. Our waitress distinguishably didn't want to there, never mind, waiter our table, it was very uncomfortable. The food was delicious, I recommend the steak roll, friends had the butternut salad and the cheese platter which they enjoyed. I would...More

Thank Blamps02
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks so much for joining us. We are aware of staffing and service issues at the Darling Brewery Tasteroom and we are dealing with them as swiftly as possible. Thanks for your support, glad to hear that the beer and food would bring you back...More

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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, Child-friendly, 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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