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Cafe Darya

Old Town Centre | 2 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627, Australia
+61 2 6457 1867
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Old Town Centre | 2 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Six of us shared a banquet meal which can only be described as delicious. The variety of food was spot on and the hosts catered for the dietary needs of one of our party and as it is a small cafe the atmosphere was comfortable...More

Thank Peter H
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was lovely having your group. We are so glad that you enjoyed it and that we were able to cater for your guest's dietary requirements. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Yet another excuse to visit this hidden gem. The venison meat balls were just delicious! Service is always friendly and the odour when you first walk in starts the juices turning. Bookings are a must...as is cash...also a byo. Do yourself a favour!!

Thank Olivier K
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! It was lovely having you back at Cafe Darya and we are so glad that you enjoyed it so much. See you again when you are back in the Snowy Mountains.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have unusual food intolerances which can make dining out a challenge. We notified the restaurant prior to our visit and I was pleasantly surprised that I was still able to share in the banquet. As each dish was presented the waitress explained the ingredients...More

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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your dietary requirements and intolerances as we hope that all our guests are able to have a great experience at Cafe Darya. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have eaten here many times, however on Saturday night I took a friend to the restaurant who had never eaten here before. It was delightful to see how amazed my friend was - by the food and service. If you spend only one night...More

Thank GlutenFreeGirl72
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write another brilliant review. It is fabulous having you dine at Cafe Darya - you always have such positive and great things to say about us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had a lovely two course meal here. The food was delicious and unique and smacked of quality. The setting is relaxed and friendly. The owners are very friendly, lovely people who go out of thier way to make the dinning experience somwthing very special.

Thank lockewright1
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

It was lovely having you both come and dine at Cafe Darya and we appreciated your comments when you were with us and also in your great review. We hope to see you again next time you are in Jindabyne.

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are on Jindy we make sure to book an evening at Cafe Darya. The food is a perfect blend of herbs and spices with tender meats and vegetables. Our sambosans (small savoury pastry) were light and melted in our mouth. The trio of...More

Thank Tina M
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

It is always such a delight when you and your family come to dine at Cafe Darya. Thanks for your lovely review and we look forward to the next time you come to visit.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Best food ever, genuine home style food that reflects the culture of Iranian food. Tucked away in the old town, the service is wonderful, very reasonably priced and such amazing food. It's a real must.

Thank Mal H
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Wonderful review. thanks for your great comments. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in the Snowy Mountains

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This tiny restaurant has wonderful Middle Eastern food - don't miss it , but book!! Probably best for adults

Thank Barbara P
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review - short but definitely sweet! We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Jindabyne

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This lovely family business has been operating for 17 years! Masa khyare entre dish was the best thing I have ever had. All food was delicious and so many different tastes going on at once. Thank you so much for what made for the best...More

2  Thank angela m
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review. It was such a delight having you dine at Cafe Darya. We are so pleased you enjoyed the different flavours and your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the Snowy...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a fantastic dining experience. Our group of four really enjoyed the food. However we didn't approach it right and we are keen to go back again for another go. Learn from our mistakes. Firstly, book well ahead. We only visit Jindabyne once a...More

Thank Jon M
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for your review and great comments. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Jindabyne.

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Muhammad K
7 August 2017|
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Response from CafeDarya | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your enquiry but Cafe Darya does not serve halal food.
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BobandKayField
24 July 2016|
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Response from CafeDarya | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your question. We are open Tuesday to Saturday during Winter. So we are closed Sundays and Mondays.
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Neha D
12 June 2016|
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Response from GlutenFreeGirl72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they certainly do have vegetarian options. We took a friend to dinner at Cafe Darya - and she is vegetarian. Our friend chose 2 or 3 entree options to share with the rest of us, and a main dish that was vegetarian as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town Centre | 2 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Jindabyne
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6457 1867
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Description
An authentic Persian restaurant set in the beautiful surrounds of Lake Jindabyne and the NSW Snowy Mountains. After a hard day on the ski slopes, come and indulge yourself in the exotic flavours and warm intimate ambience of Cafe Darya.Check out our new website!
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