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“Best Restaurant in KZN”
Review of Chilliplum Bistro

Chilliplum Bistro
Ranked #3 of 53 Restaurants in Hillcrest
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$2
Description: Chilliplum is an innovative fusion concept, which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking & serving great tasting food!
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Description: Chilliplum is an innovative fusion concept, which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking & serving great tasting food!
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I love everything about Chilliplum Bistro. Rob (head chef extraordinaire) is a master of his craft. As a vegan, there are always such amazing dishes on offer and we're never bored. The carnivores in the family agree. We've eaten at Chilliplum numerous times, and it's always my first recommendation to clients, family and friends looking for a fine dining experience offering great value for money. This is the best restaurant in KZN and quite possibly the country. Highly recommended!

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Ursula H, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review TravelSavvyJen.
We are always so pleased to hear that our guests have had the experience we intended them to.
We look forward to seeing you and your family again and again!

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Chilliplum Bistro is the only "true" restaurant in Hillcrest!
a fantastic menu, with fresh produce sourced daily.
Chef Robert Haupt ensure a world-class level of great looking , fantastically delicious food offerings.
a great atmosphere
attention to detail
friendly team
this is a gem of a restaurant

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Thank Andre S
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Ursula H, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for you awesome review Andre S!
We look forward to serving you more delicious food.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

What a great restaurant. Chilliplum you are awesome! From a simple, relaxing atmosphere to thee most amazing menu, my whole family had something delicious to choose from - vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters and all dishes were absolutely divine. I cannot wait to be back... and try some more fresh, tasty, organic meals! I will definitely be recommending Chilliplum. Thank you!

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Ursula H, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you Eden Ulrike L!
It was lovely meeting you and your family, 2 nights in a row!
We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in for an early lunch one Saturday and the place was still quiet but filled up by the time we left. This seems to be a very popular spot with the locals and I can see why! A largely vegetarian menu offfering but some meat options available too so there is something for everyone. We had a veg platter for 2 which was awesome! Super fresh ingredients and a nice variety of veg, dips and bread. It was lovely and light and very tasty. The other meal ordered was they chilli non carne, cute play on words! This was very flavoursome and a nice alternative to the more common meat version. Black beans were used as the substitute and gave it a very rich full texture. Will definitely be back to try out more dishes.

Thank Jevonjade
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Ursula H, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Jevonjade :-)
We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed every bite off our menu.
Of course we do try to ensure that there is a variety of choices for every member of the family, from Vegan to Carnivore.
Thank you for joining us and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We decided on something different for our Xmas dinner and different is what we got. Thank you for the lovely dinner. Food was excellent. Good fusion mix.

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Thank Stuart M
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Ursula H, Owner at Chilliplum Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dinner with us, and good to hear we have 'different' food.
Eating out would get very boring if we all offered the same or similar cuisines ;-)
We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit.

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