Koffie My Darling

Indulge in a different type of experience Koffie My Darling is situated in the heart of the ‘Flower Village’ Darling, providing a warm, inviting and timeless experience. Our independently owned coffee shop is located in a quaint mid-19th century house, with a vintage South African farmhouse feel and homely atmosphere, with seating both inside and […]

Ouma Swesie Se Spens

Are you a Garlic Lover or do you fear it? OR Is garlic your friend or enemy? Ouma Swesie from Darling will change you’re mind if you’ve never been front of the line to have garlic with your meals. Re-discover your love for cooking with Ouma Swesie se Spens Garlic products when preparing a Pasta […]

Darling Wine Routes

The Darling Wine Route is a wonderful self-drive experience for wine lovers. The Darling Wine Route include the five Darling wine estates offering tastings to visitors and the Darling Wine Shop. Explore the scenic Darling Winelands nestled between the Swartland Platteland and South Africa’s West Coast and cruise the wonderful Darling hill roads. Get introduced […]

Darling Cellars

The cool and temperate West Coast climate lends itself to a variety of different micro- and meso-climates which, along with the different soil types, lead to unique grapes which we guide into even more unique wines. With approximately 95% of all our vineyards being Unirrigated (dry land) and roughly the same percentage being bush vines […]

Darling Olives

Darling Olives is located just 3 km out of Darling towards Yzerfontein, nestled amidst vineyards, grazing cattle and olive groves. Our 70 hectares of olives are all dry land and grown on the Alexanderfontein Estate. They get processed within 24 hours of being handpicked, resulting in a superior product. At the tasting room we offer […]

The Darling Wine Shop

Experience the magic of Darling – Where else in South Africa would you find Evita, a Voorkamerfest, and both a wild flower show and an exotic orchid show, on the same day? As you will discover even the wines of Darling have something special about them, and the fact that many highly respected wine labels […]

Groote Post

Groote Post, is a historic farm with deep rich soils, which yield fruit of superlative quality and variental flavour. Hilda’s Kitchen at Groote Post: Serving modern country cooking to the highest standards with award winning wines. Reservations essential. Contact 022 492 2825 or e-mail mclaughlin@worldonline.co.za Hilda’s Kitchen is only open Wednesday to Sunday for lunch […]

Ormonde Vineyards

Ormonde Vineyards is conveniently situated on the edge of the village on Langfontein farm at the top of Mount Pleasant Street. Wines sampled in our tasting facility are available exclusively from the Estate or certain fine wine outlets and restaurants. The tasting options on offer incorporate our entire collection, including our latest award-winning wines as […]

Withington Wines

In the UK and French markets the term “négociant” is extremely common and is loosely defined as “a wine merchant who assembles the produce of smaller growers and winemakers, and sells the results under his own name” Here in South Africa the concept has taken somewhat longer to evolve for various reasons, not least the […]

Hilda’s Kitchen at Groote Post

HILDA’S KITCHEN:SOME THINGS OLD, SOMETHING NEW Hilda’s Kitchen, the restaurant on the historical Groote Post wine farm has been owner managed by Shaun and Debbie Mc Laughlin for eighteen years now. That’s a long time in the restaurant industry and it speaks to their dedication and passion for their business. The Manor House, where the […]

Darling Brew Tasteroom

Darling Brewery has finally come home! Darling Brewery rebuilt this state of the art brewery in 2015 and opened it’s doors to the public in December 2015. With cutting edge design and an outlook over the whole brewery, the Tasteroom is open to the public for an interactive tasting experience and boasts a locally sourced […]

Cloof Wine Estate

Cloof Wine Estate is blessed with a unique terroir and coupled under the same ownership as neighbouring farm, Burgherspost, boasts a total of 4000 Ha combined surface area. Within this area you will be treated to a stunning winery on the hillside of Groenkloof, complete with a beautiful tasting room and kitchen for events, which […]

Ciao Darling

Ciao Darling is an Italian family run business in the heart of Darling. Recently moving premises to a fantastic location and the first restaurant you will drive past as you come into Darling. Homemade pasta and authentic Italian sauces are what we are known for. You design your own pizza from our list of toppings […]

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 […]

!Khwa ttu Restaurant

Good wholesome food, stunning scenery, unique location in a rustic farmhouse restaurant overlooking the fynbos and distant ocean. Share our passion for good freshly prepared food, including a selection of meat dishes using our very own free range, reared game and taste a selection of the best of our local wines. The restaurant is fully […]

Red Box Cafe’

We provide a fresh daily delicious selection of cakes, tarts breads and pastries. Our specially ground coffee is just ‘’simply the best’’

Evita se Perron

Evita se Perron – the home of South Africa’s icon Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout has undergone a lot of changes during the lockdown period. The perron is under new management, but is still the home of the former ambassador of Bapetikosweti. Evita se Perron, founded by Pieter-Dirk Uys in 1996 as a theatre complex in Darling’s […]

The Marmalade Cat

Being a unique and trendy hotspot for locals and tourists alike, the Marmalade Cat, is everything its names suggests! The small marmalade-coloured building is easy to spot on Darling’s main road and as one walks past bougainvilleas to enter the yellow, white and blue polka-dotted shop, one is greeted by smiling faces, freshly baked scents […]

Café Mosaic

Café Mosaic is a unique South African mixture of the French Café de la Rue, the Dutch Coffee Bar, the German Strasse Kaffe and the English Pub: a family orientated rendezvous in the Main Road of Darling. Here visitors and newcomers can meet the locals and learn everything about Darling they need to know. Coffee […]