1910 The Old Forge


1910 The Old Forge is now OPEN and owned by this dynamic husband and wife team Nina and Derek Poole. Derek was the driving force behind it all, the pusher to get things done. Nina also involved in part of the décor, ideas, but the creativity did come from Derek. Nina has and will be focusing on all the Marking, PR and the complete running of the Forge. Nina is the chef in the kitchen and has a very hands on approach in the daily running. Derek is the absolute expert in turning it all around and also has experience on all unique and vintage items. They as a team love making things beautiful and certainly know their way around the antique shops and action houses.

1910 The Old Forge is a new venture for these owners, to whom they have recently opened to the public in Sept 2018. It promises to be the most cozy of all Restaurants in Darling. Spend tranquil moments sitting in front of the large fire place, listening to laid back vibes, sipping on a glass of red and watching passersby, lazing out in the sun on the grassed area and you will feel like you have gone to a small side country pub in the UK somewhere.

Their aim is to cater not only to the locals but all who wish to visit somewhere different, have a good relaxing experience with good food and company from the village. Their Team of Staff are all great and very friendly.

Menu: You can see the menu on the website which does change from time to time. They have a great mix of seafood, (including West Coast mussels to die for) and meats, also a few vegetarian dishes.

Their desire is to offer something unique for everyone. Their pleasure may become your favorite experience on your next trip to Darling. It is so worth the trip. You will not be disappointed. For those who visit Darling on a more frequent basis, Nina hopes to have something new on the menu each time you visit. They also own a beautiful guest house in Darling, just a short walk from The Forge. So if you are planning a weekend, or a night stay, you may want to check into this little piece of paradise. Masion de L’amour is just what you would need to set the tone for a lovely night away, with your loved one, or a group of friends.

If what we have experienced to date is anything to go about, then this stunning venue is going to go BIG on the West Coast map. Simply check out the offerings on the website, and then come and visit for yourself…


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