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Chicory Cheese Cafe

5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 76 975 6197
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviews (67)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I woke up this morning (Youth Day) and decided to take a drive to Darling. The sun was out again after some welcome rain. After a quick stop at Darling Sweets, I went next door to the Chicory Cheese Cafe - initially just for a...More

Thank Rosalie M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A good example of how passion and high personal standards combine to create something worth experiencing. A daytime eatery which is relaxed (perhaps even laid-back), unpretentious and representative of the best this little town has on offer. We both had chicken burgers, which is served...More

Thank manueldevilliers
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends for breakfast, great atmosphere, coffee was delicious, service was professional and friendly. Well worth a visit if the the areaMore

Thank Yusuf S
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hello Yusuf We are really chuffed that you enjoyed our breakfast and everything that goes with it. Hope we see you again when you pass through Darling and thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. The girls of Chicory Cheese...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really good options on the menu as well as great vegetarian options. Food is fresh and healthy and we really enjoyed our meal. It was lovely sitting in the garden with quirky decor and pretty sunbird sitting in the branch above us. Our waitress was...More

Thank Seaborne11
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello Seaborne Thanks so much for joining us for lunch, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our menu and our bird life! We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review and we hope you see you again when you come...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Occasionally you arrive in a place and you think 'a discovery'. Sitting outside in the shade, and breathe deep the freshest of air in a careless natural garden, oozing rustic charm. We are immediately greeted with a warm welcome & smiling faces which continued throughout...More

Thank Demelza_11
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hello Demelza Thanks so much for visiting us and it was great to meet you guys. Hope you have a wonderful visit in South Africa and that you enjoying your stay in Paternoster. We appreciate you taking the time to write us a review, thanks...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent vegetarian choices of drink and food, lovely. Great location while exploring Darling and lovely staff

Thank Ann A
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Ann So nice to have you guys with us and thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. The Chicory Cheese girls

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

What a refreshing place. Firstly the amazing staff, then the friendly owner. The meal recommendation was outstanding. Martin fritters, poached eggs to perfection, crispy bacon, cream. This restaurant has great healthy options. Thx too for the figs given with kindness as they had a over...More

Thank Cindy T
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Hello Cindy You are welcome, hope you guys enjoyed those figs. We have made sun-dried fig rolls with our over supply and are planning to wrap them around Camembert cheese for a special next week. From our side, thanks so much for taking the time...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stopped in for lunch, they were not very busy, with one large table just finishing up and another table in the corner. We decided to make things extremely simple, and just ordered 6 toasted sandwiches, these took more than 40 minutes to arrive!! Presentation...More

Thank CptChick1968
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Dear Linn Thank you very much for your review. We are sorry to hear that your lunch (toasted sandwiches) was not up to standard and a disappointment to you. We do not as a rule make toasted sandwiches and don't have it on our menu...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Delicious food and awesome service small selection on menu which is really great plus you can buy items with better quality been here twice and both times i enjoyed my meal

Thank Beatie-Travel247
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hello Beatie Thanks so much for visiting us again and we are so happy that you enjoyed your lunch. We are great full for your review, thanks for taking the time to write it. The Chicory Cheese girls

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you want healthy and different, go to Chicory cheese for a meal. No greasy burgers or slap chips...you will find healthy meals that taste good.The staff are very friendly,despite it being busy when we went and it took some time for our meal to...More

Thank Mike0072014
Anesia D, Owner at Chicory Cheese Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hello Mike Thank you for visiting us and taking time to write us a review. Yes, we don't served slap chips, we are making more healthier food, but we also love chocolate, double cream and bacon. We believe and a balance when it come to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Lang Street, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 76 975 6197
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