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Darling Brewery Restaurant

) #4 of 13 Restaurants in Darling RR - RRR
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 21 286 1099
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
“beer tasting” (19 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
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LOCATION
48 Caledon St, Darling 7345, South Africa
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81 - 90 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I gave this a 3 * rating - purely because it's not quite my scene. For those in their mid thirties - this is a great hang out joint, very busy and a great ambience for those who like this type of joint. sandwiches galore,...More

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

Hi Elsa Thanks for your review. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 5 September 2016

A group of us had a variety of meals at Darling Brewery on a warm Saturday lunchtime. Beers (many to choose from) The food was tasty (service a bit slow because of large crowd on the day. The staff were well trained and knowledgable regarding...More

Thank 2david1947
Philippa W, Owner at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi David Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed the experience. We are having a few crazy weekends in Darling so it is good to hear that you had good service and experience despite the busy time. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 2 September 2016

A stunning new up-scaled Brewery and major new additions to the beer product range with an very interesting food menu. The service was good despite the place pumping with a full house. The beer is good as all ways with some stunning new IPA's. A...More

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

Hi Leon Thanks for the great review. Hoping we become a famous watering hole too. Regards Philippa

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped off here on a Saturday afternoon after coming through to Darling to view the spring flowers.The venue was very full, probably due to the high number of visitors flocking to see the flowers.After some searching we managed to find a table to share...More

Thank Maverickzar
p-BOB69, Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Thanks for your review. We are currently experiencing very high visitor volumes and are relooking our busy day structure. We apologise for the poor experience and would appreciate your email address so we could discuss this further with you directly. Could you email us at...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The beer was amazing thay goose without saying. A taster is R10 for 100ml you can make your own tasting up as you go along.....but it was very full and unorganized. ...you have to go up the stairs...to stand in a make belief line order...More

Thank Crazy4FoodAlways
p-BOB69, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thanks for your review. We are currently experiencing very high visitor volumes and are relooking our busy day structure. We apologise for the poor experience and would appreciate your email address so we could discuss this further with you directly. Could you email us at...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the Brewery after a dusty day in the car viewing flowers. The facility is large and modern and has seating both inside and outside. Craft Beer and light meals are on offer until after dark. Tasted a variety of beers served in small glasses...More

Thank AllanAsh
p-BOB69, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thanks so much for joining us and for taking the time to review. Many thanks, The Darling Brew Team

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the tasting room while passing through Darling on a cold winter's day. We walked into a warm and inviting open-plan bar area with beautiful wooden tables. The tasting was great - our waitress knew the beers personally and gave great info. Will definitely...More

Thank RachelleGraceWalsh
Paul_Darling-Brew, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Hi Rachelle, Thank you for coming to visit us and for the great review! We have worked hard to make our Tasteroom inviting and comfortable, and with our brewmasters great work on our beers, we appreciate it a lot when it is recognised. Look forward...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Brewery has a wonderful outdoor and indoor set up. Staff were friendly and the tasting experience was great!

Thank cpienaar94
Paul_Darne, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Hi there, Good to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our brewery, thanks for the visit and the review. Cheers, The Darling Brew Team

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

When tgw 2 arrived at the Beer Tasting we got askednif we booked? No...cause its fully booked. Lucky a couple was sitting nearby and came to us and said they where leaving and we could have the table. While there, the Restaurant wasn't full, with...More

1  Thank Carla D
Paul_Darne, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Hi Carla, Sorry to hear your experience was a bad one. Please could you send your contact details to me at paul@darlingbrew.co.za so we can give you a call and sort it out. Looking forward to hearing from you. The Darling Brew Team

Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

While touring vineyards we spotted a brewery sign and having once enjoyed one of the craft beers decided to break the wine tour and deviate to beer. Arriving along dust and potholed roads one does not expect much but wow were we pleasantly surprised. They...More

Thank Alan C
Paul_Darne, Social Media Manager at Darling Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Hi Alan, Thank you for the review. It's always nice to hear people have enjoyed our Tasteroom, especially when it's a complete chance visit as yours was. Cheers, The Darling Brew Team

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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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