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Chicory Cheese Cafe

5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 76 975 6197
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Healthy, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a bike day trip to Darling and had lunch at Chicory Cheese Cafe, and what a surprise. GREAT FOOD, FRESH JUICE AND MOST TASTY CHICKEN AVO AND FETA SANDWICH ON SWEET POTATO BREAD! Will visit again xx

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Happy2bike
ChicoryCheese, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Happy2bike, thank you so much for the great review. So happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Chicory Cheese Cafe. Sarha's chicken mayo sandwich is the best!! Looking forward to see you back in Darling soon. X

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We came here for a quick lunch but stayed longer than expected, mostly because the portions are so generous! And interesting menu and our food was well-cooked and with good service. The owner came to talk to us - a nice touch which we enjoyed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gillian G
ChicoryCheese, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit at Chicory Cheese. Myself and the Chicory Cheese Girls are looking forward to your next visit. X

Reviewed 8 September 2018

We had the most superb hospitality, cuisine and service at Chicory Cheese Cafe! Try the outstanding Vietnamese Rice Springrolls, Jalapeno chicken burger, or a vegetarian option of falafels served with tzatziki, a Pita, humus, tahini dip, pickled cabbage, fresh coriander, and tomato cucumber herbedvsalad! For...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DreamImages
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I had the best breakfast ever this year at Chicory Cheese Cafe, fresh and tasty and such great service and friendly people. I would recommend it to everyone it is a wonderful place to eat and chat. Thank you very much.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank VPVerwey
ChicoryCheese, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

You just made our day, no week!! The girls are all very happy that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 15 August 2018

A fascinating eatery in a country town with a refreshing variety of menu options. The dish which really surprised me was Bubble & Squeak, which has a reputation of being somewhat 'ordinary', but not the way Chicory Cheese does it. Two of us had it,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The staff were friendly - smiles and laughter accompanied the service. As a vegetarian I found several dishes to choose from which was a welcome change. All meals served were delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jo R
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Lovely menu options to fit all. Healthy foods and items to be shopped instore. Lovely cosy setting nearby a bookstore.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank elismavN
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We just had some hot drinks, the restaurant has an alternative look and feel to it. The staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PeterPentz
ChicoryCheese, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for your review Peter, we really appreciate it. We do hope you will stay for breakfast or lunch next time. Would love to know what you think. CCC

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. I had the red pasta and my husband had the croque poulet sandwich - both delicious! For dessert we shared the baked cheese cake. This is definitely a worthwhile lunch stop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jade_Bouwer
ChicoryCheese, Manager at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you so much for your beautiful review of our establishment, it's people like you who inspire us to be the best that we can, hope to see you again soon!!!

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service even better! Thank you for making us feel at home! We will be back!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nadia L
ChicoryCheese, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Nadia, thank you so very much for your visit. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and we are looking forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
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
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 14:00
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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