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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 236 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful variety of traditional food. Amazing flavours. Wonderful atmosphere. A relaxed enjoyable dinning experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Justene F
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Amazing ... Persian food, packed with flavour. Luckily we had actually booked this, after researching food options prior to our visit to Jindabyne. It's obviously a local gem ... a tiny little venue hidden away in the "old town centre", with a capacity of about...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank sjdkingy
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Wow! Thank you for your great review! It was lovely having your group dine with us at Cafe Darya and we really appreciate your positive comments. We look forward to seeing you all next time you are in Jindabyne.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

The food was wonderful, everything was delicious, and the service was excellent. We went here to celebrate our wedding anniversary and sampled a broad range of dishes. Everything is very authentic and with all sorts of amazing flavours and combinations. Very highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gilbert01a
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a delight having you and your wife at Cafe Darya for your wedding anniversary. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Jindabyne!

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for opening for our anniversary over the weekend. My family all loved the food so much. The spice combinations were fantastic and our palettes were treated with every mouthful. Make sure you book ahead!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thommydean
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much for celebrating your wedding anniversary with us and thank you for your lovely review We look forward to seeing you at Cafe Darya next time you are in the Snowy Mountains.

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Ate at this small but special restaurant on a recent Friday night. You need to book ahead as there are only a handful of tables and pay with cash. It is BYO. The food is a real treat - full of wonderful Persian flavours and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joan C
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Very delicious food Awesome hospitality Fantastic presentation Definitely recommended for anybody who want to enjoy Persian cuisine

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Saeed R
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Jindabyne.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband is English and is fussy when it comes to food with spices he loves his curries. He and my children were blown away by how good the food was at this little restaurant! My children are 12 and 13 and loved the food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank numnumbird
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

What a fabulous review! Thank you so much. We loved having your family dine with us the other night and we were delighted that your family, especially your two children, enjoyed it so much. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is my pick of the Jindy restaurants and cafes. A bit more expensive but oh so delicious and different.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Karen D
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your review! It was lovely having you and hope to see you again next time you are in the Snowy Mountains

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We visit Jindabyne every winter for snow season and I have to say, I think about Cafe Darya all summer! I brought my mum here over the weekend as she has heard me going on and on about it for years and she begged me...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank seaoh11596
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

So lovely to see you again and fantastic to have your Mum dine with us as well! We are humbled by the fact that you think about us all summer!! Thank you for your great comments and we look forward to seeing you next time...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

On previous trips to Jindabyne we tried to get a reservation at this Cafe but were unlucky due to its popularity and the fact that it only seats about 30 guests. Happily, we got a table this time and gosh was it worth the wait!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank HomeNow2017
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

It was fabulous having you and your family share your birthday with us at Cafe Darya! We are so appreciative of your lovely comments and privileged that you chose Cafe Darya to celebrate your birthday. We look forward to seeing you next time you are...More

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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
USD 23 - USD 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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