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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
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (30 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
“meatballs” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Old Town Centre | 2 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627, Australia
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 8 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

A nice choice of food. A couple more vegetarian options would be good, but what was on offer was very nice.More

Thank Condormr
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Jindabyne. My recommendation is that you choose four or five of the entrees (all of our entrees are vegetarian barr one). This is something that a lot of...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here recently with 7 friends and had a banquet menu which was fabulous. Lots of different dishes from entrees to mains, all really tasty and different. Service is friendly and place small and homely. You are really made welcome. Highly recommend. You probably...More

Thank Peita W
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your great review and lovely comments.. We are very pleased you enjoyed the banquet and your experience dining with us. Hope to see you next time you come to Jindabyne.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

This cafe has been here for many many years. The family team are passionate about their food and source quality ingredients to ensure the family recipes shine. And they do. Incredible flavours - persian/iranian. The goat curry is truly worth having - as is the...More

Thank 253GinaW
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your multiple visits to Cafe Darya. It is always a pleasure to have you dine with us. Thanks also for your lovely review. We hope to see 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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