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East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
+44 1943 466567
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the cheerful chilli for the first time on Saturday morning. We arrived at 11am and there was only one other customer in there. There were two members of staff on duty neither of which acknowledged our arrival. We chose a table and waited at the counter .. and waited and waited and waited. Both staff members wandered around... More 

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Thank Samantha D
CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

I'm sorry to read this review and apologise for your bad experience. I was in the tea rooms myself on Saturday morning and was not aware of any incident. I think you may have arrived before opening so staff asked if you were ok to wait until opening time. Hence them busying around the building. If so they believed you... More 

ipswich, suffolk, england
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Despite there being, so it seemed, ample staff on duty, they appeared to be clueless and indifferent. We arrived at 7.45 and departed at 10.15, having waited 40 minutes after our main courses dishes had been cleared for someone to bring a dessert menu or just to ask if we'd like a dessert or anything else. We did want a... More 

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Thank connery
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

We're really sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit and hope you will come back for another meal soon. Our food is well known for being packed with flavour so we don't know what went wrong with your dish. We also pride ourselves on our relationship with our customers. Many apologies and hope to see you again soon. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

AMAZING! Fantastic vegetarian food in cozy surroundings. Been coming here for over 15 years and never been disappointed!

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2 Thank Tallulahbelle854
leeds
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have been here three times now and have always enjoyed the food, though the menu seems to stay very much the same. The portions are generous, especially for the very reasonable prices, and the ambience is great. They could do with a large neon sign at the end of their drive as the location is hard to find in... More 

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2 Thank CulturvultureLeeds
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Cheerful Chilli many times, most recently last week. It is reliably great! A lovely rustic, very Yorkshire place with hale and hearty vegetarian fayre. Have the banquet and you won't be able to eat for two days! It's delicious and the food just keeps coming, the table will groan as much as your tummy but... More 

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3 Thank Robinotley
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here several times now and the food is always great. It's wonderful to have a veggie place locally when there are so few veggie options at most nearby restaurants and pubs. The location is gorgeous and great for lunch after a walk on the Chevin in particular. We've tried most things on the menu and always find the... More 

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Thank Emily R
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for taking the time to write the review and fantastic that you love the food. We are so sorry that you didn't feel the rest was as good though. We think you may have visited a few weeks ago when we did have difficulty with heating one day but we can assure that it has been super... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian restaurant and cake & tea shop. Always book in advance for evening meals, it's very popular locally.

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1 Thank YorkshireTraveller14
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thank you. Glad you enjoy 😊 More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went for my daughter and her friends leaving do as she is a veggie. We are not but heard good reviews and we were not disappointed. We all had different meals and all were good. Pushed the boat out and had starters, main and pudding. Can't fault the food it is very tasty. 2 starters were very late arriving... More 

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2 Thank ChistineC956
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments. Glad you had a great time. More 

Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Absolutely beautiful vegetarian food - I had a goats cheese tart and salad followed by a gorgeous chocolate cheesecake and coffee. Other beautiful sounding stuff on the menu. Great service too.

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2 Thank Steve F
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thank you. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Skipton, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is the third time we have visited the cheerful chilli. Everything about this place is classy. The location, service and, of course, food. All the food is exceptional but the standout individual part of the meal was the cheesecake. Oh my word. This must made out of cheese curd. So the details are 3 large wines, 1 hot chocolate... More 

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3 Thank Roy E
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

We are very proud of our cheesecake 😊. Have you tried the baked one? Thanks for your kind words and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 46
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
Description
The Cheerful Chilli Restaurant and Tea Rooms 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.Our Tea Rooms offer a selection of lunches, savouries, deserts and cakes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?