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“Always a pleasure”
Review of Chilliplum Bistro

Chilliplum Bistro
Ranked #2 of 49 Restaurants in Hillcrest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$2
Description: Chilliplum initially opened as a coffee shop in Kloof in 2013 and is now open in the Richden's Shopping Centre. Phase 2. 57 St Margarets Road. Hillcrest Chilliplum is an innovative urban concept which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking and serving good tasting food! We serve vegan, vegetarian, chicken and beef dishes in different culinary styles. Join husband & wife team, Ursula & Robert for taste sensation of good food made from the heart! We are fully licensed and offer beautiful wines, cocktails & local award winning craft beers. Great atmosphere, Excellent service and Gosh Darn Good Food! #yumyumchilliplum
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Description: Chilliplum initially opened as a coffee shop in Kloof in 2013 and is now open in the Richden's Shopping Centre. Phase 2. 57 St Margarets Road. Hillcrest Chilliplum is an innovative urban concept which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking and serving good tasting food! We serve vegan, vegetarian, chicken and beef dishes in different culinary styles. Join husband & wife team, Ursula & Robert for taste sensation of good food made from the heart! We are fully licensed and offer beautiful wines, cocktails & local award winning craft beers. Great atmosphere, Excellent service and Gosh Darn Good Food! #yumyumchilliplum
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I always look forward to my little taste of heaven, Chilliplum. It all starts with excellent service, a comfortable setting and lots of variety to choose from. You can't go wrong with machos tacos as a starter- they keep me coming back without fail and are a definitely must-try. The unshakable high standard and amazing quality of the food is unbelievable. I can without a doubt testify to the constant excellence that this restaurant puts forward. I have never had a bad meal here and I have never left feeling hungry- I've visited many times. I must also mention the stunning presentation of each dish and the flavorsome smoothies on offer. The 'Detoxifier' (smoothie) is a winner with it's exciting hint of cayenne.

Keep up the great work and thank you for the love that goes into the making of these meals

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1  Thank Gemma M
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Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a lovely review!
Could we offer you the position of 'creative advertiser extrodinaire' ;-)
Thank you so much for such a lovely review Gamma!
Our kitchen team, headed by Chef Rob are a very creative bunch indeed!
We'll see you again when you have that macho taco craving.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A group of friends and I set off from Johannesburg last Saturday to experience the wonderful vegan food we had heard of being served at the Chilliplum restaurant in Hiilcrest near Durban. And we were not disappointed at all. From the starters right through to the ice cream and avo chocolate mouse for deserts, everything was just top notch. Chef Robert also came chatting with us at our outdoor table on the stoep, and shared his and his wife's passion for vegan food with us - of which only one person was a vegan!

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1  Thank RudolphOdendaal
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Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh Rudolph!
You and your mates absolutely blew my mind!
I still cannot believe you guys flew all the way from Joburg just to have lunch at Chilliplum... and with only one vegan in tow!
That just boggles my mind!
When my husband, Chef Rob, told me of your visit, I found it so difficult to comprehend.
So thank you for your review and a huge thank you to all of you for your enormous vote of confidence... all the way from Joburg!
I hope to meet you crazy fella's, when next you're in town. Thank you.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Scrumptious! Good,healthy, hearty food with amazing flavour combinations :D perfect guilt free evening

1  Thank sharoncampbell1
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Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 'guilt free' review Sharon. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meals at Chilliplum.
We hope to see you soon. :-)

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

At last a place where vegetarians, vegans AND their carnivorous friends can eat together! The food was scrumptious and dessert to die for! Would definitely go again

1  Thank Lawrie_The_Orginal
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Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lawrie_The_Original!
We love to feed the entire family, especially when they all have their own unique tastes!
Thank you for joining us and for your great review!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I have extremely rigorous dietary requirements and find it nearly impossible to eat out.
Chilli Plum is different. When faced with my list of culinary "no-no's" Rob calmly said of course we can feed you and produced a delicious meal. After only one visit their staff knew us and were aware of what I can and cannot eat. With only a days notice Rob ensures that he has something great for me to eat. My husband, who eats everything, also really enjoys the well presented and flavoursome meals at Chilli Plum accompanied by some fine wine. It is the opposite of a fast food joint - it is a place to linger and enjoy a really good meal with friendly, helpful staff. For a fine meal Chilli Plum is the place to visit.

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1  Thank Ann H
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Ursula011, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Ann for your informative review.
At Chilliplum we strive to encompass all dietary requirements, from gluten free to smorgasbord!
Chef Rob and his culinary team are so good at what they do!
Thank you once again and we hope to see you soon.

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