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Cheerful Chilli

East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
+44 1943 466567
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“chilli” (32 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

...I could get used to this vegetarian lark. 5 of us plumped for the banquet option for £18.50 per head. Great food, great value for money! Mezze, pizza, mixed starters, nachos, enchiladas, side dishes, curry, desserts - all really really tasty. Choosing the banquet takes...More

Thank raggersparkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called here on a Saturday afternoon. Very busy place and a wedding was taking place in the building next door. Nice light decor, cosy, good menu, beautiful scenery. I had sweet potato falafel with cous cous, hummus and a very spicy chilli beetroot salad....More

Thank Michelle C
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much and hope to see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for first time to this place, heard mix reviews about this place thought would give it a go - service is very good, very attentive although a little slow at bringing food out. I would have expected a little more from the menu -...More

Thank Don-Leeds
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry you didn't enjoy your dishes. We pride ourselves on our flavoursome menu which we are constantly reviewing and developing so are grateful of your feedback. We are proud that dishes are freshly made by chefs that are vegetarian themselves. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place and atmosphere. Staff all friendly in particular the waiter who puts the cheerful in Cheerful chili! Food was excellent and varied and it really was a banquet! Had to take some home as we couldn't eat it all. I would highly recommend and...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with a friend for dinner - extremely tasty food, great service, highly recommended! I'd definitely return to try more from the menu.

Thank r1csm1th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a great location, right in the centre of Otley Chevin, and the cafe's buildings and courtyard have a lovely homely, welcoming feel to them. Our dog was able to sit with us in the outdoor courtyard area, which is particularly useful in a...More

1  Thank SeeThePurpleSky
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, We are sorry you were disappointed and weren't aware of the problem. We always have some vegan savoury dish options on the tea rooms' menu and also had vegan crumble and chocolate pudding at the weekend. We are currently planning some vegan special occasional...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have visited this little café before and really enjoyed the experience so thought we would visit again last Saturday (30th Sept). After a long and rainly walk across the Chevin we arrived at the café at 2.30 for a much needed cup of tea...More

2  Thank sarah1bradford9
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi - we are so sorry that we weren't open when you visited. We were closed for a week for a complete refurb and redecoration. We are now open for business as usual with a lovely new look. We do hope you will come back...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this place and the food was out of this world and food was very hot and not cold would recommend this place even if your just passing its just over the road from Dane field which is a good place for a nice walk

Thank Graham R
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your amazing comments. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We visited the Cheerful Chilli in August after seeing it as a potential wedding venue. We found it easy to book online (reserving only a couple of hours before we went in!) - On arrival staff were very friendly, we were sat in a window...More

Thank jessicafaye94
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We're super pleased that you are enjoying our food and that you like Chilli Barn too. Big thanks to your fiancé - great he's now a convert 💛. Hope to see you again soon and do let us know if you'd like to chat more...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I had a party at home and arranged with Cheerful Chilli to do a vegan/vegetarian buffet for 30. There was a good variety and a lot of food. It was amazing and everyone commented on how much they enjoyed it. I would highly recommend Cheerful...More

Thank Joy C
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you Joy. We're so pleased you and your guests enjoyed the buffet.

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Nicky W
2 August 2017|
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Response from CheerfulChilli | Property representative |
Hi - we don't take bookings for the tea rooms but you can reserve a table - just call us on 01943 466567. Thanks
Catherine T
25 February 2016|
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Response from docabd | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is facilities for a wedding even a marquee for evening guests, no accomadation for wedding guests though there is the Chevin Country Hotel ,Premier Inn ,Travelodge,next to airport, and some nice Bed and Breakfast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 46
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Otley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 466567
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The Cheerful Chilli Restaurant brings you freshly cooked, wholesome and flavoursome food from around the world. From our popular Mezze Platters to share to favourites such as Aubergine Involtini, Kerala Curry and enchiladas. We have private dining for parties up to 30 and our 4 course Sharing Menu is particularly popular on these occasions. All our deserts and ice creams are home made. Booking is advised. Our Tea Rooms offer a selection of lunches, savouries, deserts and delicious cakes.
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