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Cheerful Chilli

East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
01943-466 567
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Ranked #24 of 52 Restaurants in Otley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $46
Cuisines: European, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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English first
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We attended a wedding reception in the Cheerful Chilli's barn and, being a carnivore, I had some misgivings about the food that would be served. But the spread was amazing with, probably, 20 different vegetarian "mixtures" (for want of a better word) enclosed in little pastry cases as well as a couple of hot dishes including enchiladas. The flavours were... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Been to this place a few times after walking/running on the Chevin. It's on a great location and the food is pretty good. However, the service REALLY lets it down. Everything from plain old unfriendly staff to them swearing at each other in the kitchen when we've kids with us. It's such a shame, because it could be a superb... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Nine of us went to this vegetarian restaurant last night, about half of the party were vegetarian. We had the "banquet" meal which was a selection of all 3 courses. The food was really delicious and more than we could eat! The nachos and enchiladas were particularly yummy and the desserts all tasted home made and the cheesecake and ice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

I ate here as part of a group of 5 and we had the sharing menu. I have to admit that I had expected the food in a vegetarian restaurant to be somewhat bland with limited options but this was not the case at all. It was all delicious an there was lots of it. The only improvement I would... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

On our visit to the cheerful chilli the food was very good, large portions, well cooked and imaginative.The ingredients seemed to be fresh, and the presentation was fine. On approaching the table, I could see that the glassware was very grubby, and the walls were stained with splashes of old food .The room was very cold. We had three pieces... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It was worth travelling an hour to this restaurant. Usually there are one or two things at most for veggies in pubs and restaurants. This is all freshly made with desserts and cakes to die for. The mezzo starter for two was like a meal on its own amazing. Staff friendly and attentive. Surroundings warm and relaxing. Food prices soooo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Been coming here for nearly 10years, got recommended by someone from work because she loved the fact she could bring her own booze! Being a veggie it soon became my favourite restaurant for special occasions, I even buy the spicy chocolate chilli cake for Christmas Day and the extra creamy chocolate cake for birthdays...Mmm! My father, being the yorkshire farming... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went here for a relaxed lunch midweek. Good job as we had to wait 15 mins at the counter just to get served. There was only 1 girl serving and one in the kitchen and the queue nearly out of the door...and it was half term. On ordering the food we were warned it may be slow due to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

My friend decided she would like to have her birthday meal at cheerful chilli last weekend, and we were not disappointed!! We opted for the banquet menu, which consisted of a vast array of vegetarian delights, served by some very cheery staff! I am a vegan and the lengths the chefs went to, to accommodate me was outstandingly good. Often... More 

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Bawtry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We attended a party here at the weekend. Alas, as we arrived we had to pass the open kitchen door. What a mess. Food all over the floor. Dirt everywhere. Kitchen implements dropped on the floor and left amongst the dirt. Open waste bins next to new food. Preparation areas unclean. Shelves untidy. need I go on.... Needless to say,... More 

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CheerfulChilli, Owner at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Please be assured we take our cleanliness very seriously and are proud of our top rating 5 stars award Scores on the Doors for hygiene. We're always happy to show people around the kitchens if asked. For information, these photos were taken at the end of the evening after service and before the clean down which takes place every night.... More 

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Additional Information about Cheerful Chilli

Address: East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
Phone Number: 01943-466 567
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Otley
Average Prices: USD 15 - 46
Cuisine: European, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian

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