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Chicory Cheese Cafe Restaurant

5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 76 975 6197
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd booked a table for 6 for lunch and when we arrived I realised that the restaurant doesn't usually do lunch for such big tables - but they made a plan and seated us at a big round table in the middle room, which was...More

Thank Ethnee H
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ethnee We are so happy that you guys had a good time and meal when you visited. Yes, we are situated in an old building that had an 'out house' at the back of the garden, so that's why our toilets are not in...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The menu gave a feel of healthy well thought through meals. The carrot cake was great. They made a toasted sandwich for us even though it was not on the menu. The food tasted great. The coffee was good. Atmosphere relaxing with big windows looking...More

Thank Stellies_Squirrel
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello to the Squirrel from Stellies Yip, that carrot cake of ours is a favorite, glad you enjoyed it! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. Hope you guys visit us soon again for more cake Regards the girls @...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great service, beautiful setting and a lovely menu with fresh homemade food. My husband particularly enjoyed the Jalapeno Chicken burger saying its the best chicken burger he's had. We will be back next time we are in Darling.More

Thank Amelia C
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hello Amelia That Jalapeno Chicken Burger is one of your most sort after dishes, so happy your husband enjoyed it. Thanks so much visiting us and taking the time to write us a review. Hope we see you soon again. The girls of Chicory Cheese...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

I woke up this morning (Youth Day) and decided to take a drive to Darling. The sun was out again after some welcome rain. After a quick stop at Darling Sweets, I went next door to the Chicory Cheese Cafe - initially just for a...More

Thank rosaliem529
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hello Rosalie Thanks for visiting us and taking the time to write us a review. I remember Marmite sitting outside with you for ages. Yip, she doesn't like feta. :) Hope we see you again when you pass through Darling. Regards Anesia

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A good example of how passion and high personal standards combine to create something worth experiencing. A daytime eatery which is relaxed (perhaps even laid-back), unpretentious and representative of the best this little town has on offer. We both had chicken burgers, which is served...More

Thank manueldevilliers
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hello Manuel We love our chicken burgers and so happy to hear that you did too. Thanks for taking the time to give us a review, hope we see you soon again. The Chicory Cheese girls

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends for breakfast, great atmosphere, coffee was delicious, service was professional and friendly. Well worth a visit if the the areaMore

Thank Yusuf S
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hello Yusuf We are really chuffed that you enjoyed our breakfast and everything that goes with it. Hope we see you again when you pass through Darling and thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. The girls of Chicory Cheese...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really good options on the menu as well as great vegetarian options. Food is fresh and healthy and we really enjoyed our meal. It was lovely sitting in the garden with quirky decor and pretty sunbird sitting in the branch above us. Our waitress was...More

Thank Seaborne11
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello Seaborne Thanks so much for joining us for lunch, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our menu and our bird life! We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review and we hope you see you again when you come...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Occasionally you arrive in a place and you think 'a discovery'. Sitting outside in the shade, and breathe deep the freshest of air in a careless natural garden, oozing rustic charm. We are immediately greeted with a warm welcome & smiling faces which continued throughout...More

Thank Demelza_11
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hello Demelza Thanks so much for visiting us and it was great to meet you guys. Hope you have a wonderful visit in South Africa and that you enjoying your stay in Paternoster. We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review, thanks...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent vegetarian choices of drink and food, lovely. Great location while exploring Darling and lovely staff

Thank Ann A
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Ann So nice to have you guys with us and thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. The Chicory Cheese girls

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

What a refreshing place. Firstly the amazing staff, then the friendly owner. The meal recommendation was outstanding. Martin fritters, poached eggs to perfection, crispy bacon, cream. This restaurant has great healthy options. Thx too for the figs given with kindness as they had a over...More

Thank Cindy T
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hello Cindy You are welcome, hope you guys enjoyed those figs. We have made sun-dried fig rolls with our over supply and are planning to wrap them around Camembert cheese for a special next week. From our side, thanks so much for taking the time...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 76 975 6197
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Description
For the freshest munchies and the best coffee in town!
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