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Marmalade Cat

19 Main Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 22 492 2515
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lamb pie” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
19 Main Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the few places to eat out on Friday night in Darling, so it is a local “must do” as the town and surrounding folk head there for pizza night. Need to book - we were late, and they still made a plan. Delightful...More

Thank Jwade-smith
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tiny, quaint restaurant is a great spot to start your day, especially if you intend doing some wine tasting at the local wine cellars. Everything is fresh and well prepared with friendly service which could be a little more attentive.The omelettes are huge but...More

Thank PamBedford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch en route back to Cape Town and found this lovely little place by accident. We sat in the shady garden and were served the most delicious food - my salad was a work of art by Lucky the smiley chef! There...More

Thank Fitzgibbon156
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place looks nice but no idea why this is listed as vegetarian/vegan friendly because they basically have an all meat menu.

Thank stefan74uk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our host at the Darling Lodge recommended this restaurant. What a little find. We went on pizza night. The place was full! The walls are filled with a range of different things for sale which adds a dimension. The service was excellent and so was...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 15 January 2018

What a lovely quaint little restaurant with gifts and lovely outside seating. Good coffee, good food and excellent waiters.

Thank Heszu
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We visit the Marmalade Cat every time we visit Cape Town and have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here. They are only open one night a week and booking is essential. It is a truly special place. The food is always excellent and the staff...More

Thank queenla2018
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We stopped early to have some breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. The cat, Marmalade, came to greet us and loved the attention from the other patrons as well. The curios shop on the premises had a variety of items which further intrigued us. All round...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The food was great although some beers on the menu was out of stock which is understandable for the time of year.

Thank ter_sak2015
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hidden gem with great mango salad, presented beautifully and really good, traditional bobotie. The service however was all over the place. We were served by 3 different waiters and the waiters are too friendly/involved as if they keep intruding. Waiters should be there to...More

Thank Louis S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Main Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 22 492 2515
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