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Hilda's Kitchen Restaurant

) #7 of 13 Restaurants in Darling RR - RRR
Groote Post Wine Farm, Darling Hills Road, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 22 492 2825
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Groote Post Wine Farm, Darling Hills Road, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

The setting of the restaurant is really beautiful and peaceful. There is a nice area for kids to play in the front, and the back courtyard (where we sat) is so relaxing. We caught the manager of the restaurant making several short, snappy remarks to...More

Thank CTnicoleH
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We found this restaurant en route to a visit to the West Coast National Park...just a few miles on a dirt/gravel road outside of Darling and we were at Groote Post vineyard and Hilda's restaurant.....what a fabulous surprise...the place was built in 1706 and Hilda's...More

Thank olive c
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant is located on the beautiful Groote Post wine farm in Darling owned by the Pentz family. The old Manor house is filled with stunning antiques and this gives it old world charm. There are separate dining areas both inside and outside so a...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

What a great meal. The setting is amazing. The restaurant is set in an old farm building and decorated as such. The decor really helps you feel like you ah e stepped back into an old African home Olive Schreiner style. The starters were tasty....More

Thank Mphubo
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We've been buying Groote Post prize-winning wines and eating at Hilda's Kitchen for years. The years change, the menu varies, but the quality is always excellent. Old house atmosphere inside and shady tables on the terrace. Driving in, one can often see eland, bontebok and...More

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Absolutely beautiful drive from the West Coast highway on a somewhat rugged dirt road - but a great trip nevertheless. The Groote Post farm is sublime and the restaurant venue authentic Cape farmstead. I can only but think that we must have caught the proprietor...More

Thank Bjorn R
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a fantastic Sunday Lunch. The food quality was excellent and the setting fantastic. The only problem is that they do not sell their delicious Rose' other than on Market days. We will need to go back!

Thank dvt1967
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had lunch at this renowned restaurant and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and we could taste the freshness of the ingredients that were perfectly prepared and served. We ate lunch on the terrace on a lovely spring afternoon and then had the...More

Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We thought we'd taste some wine at Groote Post, since we love their wine, on our Namaqua flower trip. Ended up having wonderful meal at Hilda's and seeing the best flowers of the entire trip! Old man's steak roll highly (all mains were great, but...More

Thank AninaBijl
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

No self respecting establishment should serve processed meat. Unfortunately that is what the kids chicken burger was....a processed, crumbed, fried chicken patty. In a place like this, it is not something we expected when we ordered. Our food was very nice, the service friendly and...More

Thank 99Luftballons
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groote Post Wine Farm, Darling Hills Road, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 22 492 2825
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Welcome to Groote Post. We appreciate your visit to our oasis on the West Coast and sincerely hope you enjoy your time with us. Our Modern Country cooking only uses the freshest of produce, much locally sourced and grown and the menu is designed to complement the outstanding range of Groote Post wines. Hilda's Kitchen has become a very popular wedding and functions venue so please contact us to discuss your next special event. The only restaurant in South Africa to be nominated by Eat Out 2013 in both "Best Bistro" and "Best Country-Style" categories in its region. Why not enjoy a lunch before a show at Evita's Peron in Darling on Saturdays or Sundays.
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