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Marmalade Cat Restaurant

19 Main Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 22 492 2515
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“lamb pie” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
19 Main Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On our way back to CT from Saldanha we took a detour to Darling. When thirsty we stopped at Marmalade Cat for cappuccinos. And were they delicious. It was a cool and over cast day and they lit a fire place in this interesting and...More

Thank Annali K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch and dinner in this lovely restaurant and were stunned both times. The lamb pie is absolutely delicious and the pizza night offered a wide selection of very unusual yet tasty combinations of ingredients! They even have chocolate and banana...More

Thank Pulcifina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this café for breakfast on our recent trip to Darling. Warmly welcomed by the owner, her staff and the cat. Food was delicious, try the salmon pancakes, sublime! Sample the brownies as well!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

I am totally a cat person, and so to be honest, we visited this restaurant especially to see the lovely Marmalade. However, the food was mindblowing. My boyfriend had the bobotie which was amazing and I had the most incredible lamb pie I have ever...More

Thank CapeLiving30
Reviewed 29 June 2017

this is truly a gem in darling.. cozy, friendly people and a must visit for everyone.. loved the details, ambience, food and the designs.. its for the whole family, old and young!

Thank Jill N
Reviewed 18 June 2017

From a cute welcome by the cat who inspired the name of this café, through to the warmth of the fire on an icy cold day, we were impressed on many counts. The breakfast was delicious, with the eggs done just the way we like...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Delicious lunch and we had Darling Breweries beer here because unfortunately the breweries were closed for tasting Monday we were in town. Interesting goodies inside the shop and the antique shop next door are amazing! Please make time to visit and walk through.

Thank Madsfs
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous spot for pizza on a Friday night. You need to book to get a table as this is the only night they are opened for dinner and the locals hang out there. A local favourite!

1  Thank soniahugo
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Darling for a day out a lovely little town with things to see and a very relaxed atmosphere. There is plenty of choices for places to eat but we chose the Marmalade Cat and what a treat the food was excellent the staff...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I read about this little gem on Trip Advisor and someone mentioned the fabulous lamb pies. They were soooo good that I also had to take frozen ones home. The owner was so friendly and the food was delicious. Wine was great too. All in...More

Thank Colleen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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