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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
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Old Town Centre | 2 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627, Australia
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Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Walked in after seeing ratings on here and we were so impressed with everything. Our first BYO of our trip too. The flavours of each dish we had were subtle yet lingered on the palate. Took some Turkish delight home to remind me of the...More

Thank Martin S
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2016

Delightful review! Thanks for your great comments. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Australia.

Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent longer than we'd planned exploring the National Park on our way to Jindabyne, so it was 9pm by the time we had checked in to our accomodation and gone looking for something to eat. We got lucky - Darya happened to have one...More

Thank James P
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2016

Thanks so much for your great review! We are very happy we were able to accommodate you, and your great comments are much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Jindabyne.

Reviewed January 6, 2016

We love Cafe Darya! Every time we head to Jindabyne - we phone ahead and make a booking at this gorgeous little restaurant. This time we had 2 friends with us, who'd never eaten here before, and our 2 teenagers. All 6 of us ordered...More

Thank GlutenFreeGirl72
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2016

It is always a delight having you and your family and friends dine with us at Cafe Darya. Thank you so much for your beautiful comments and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

The customer service was excellent..This restaurant was fully booked however we were phoned twice throughout the night to update us with the chance of getting a table and lucky for us we got one! The food was incredible and like nothing we had had before......More

Thank Kristina W
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. They are much appreciated. We are so happy we could fit you in on a busy night and we hope to see you again next time you are in Jindabyne.

Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Came here with very high expectations based on earlier reviews & previous awesome meals at our local Persian restaurant...& am sorry to say we were a little disappointed. This is a gorgeous, very intimate (seats 20 or so, bookings essential - many people being turned...More

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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

Thank you for your comments about our restaurant and service. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. I am sorry that you found the meat 'a bit dry'. With the venison the meat can be dry because the meat itself is very...More

Reviewed January 5, 2016

We hadn't been to Jindabyne for over a year and the first thing on our "must do list" was to have dinner at Cafe Darya! It was immediately obvious, even before we got to sit down why it remains at the top of our all...More

Thank MarcandJess2533
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

It was a joy having you come to Cafe Darya the other night - we've missed you! We thank you so much for all the beautiful things you said about the restaurant, the food and your experience and we especially appreciate your lovely comments about...More

Reviewed January 5, 2016

My wife and two kids went here on NYE 2015. It is a small restaurant seating only 24 and unlike the rest of the food places in Jindabyne the owners seem committed to making good food rather than money. As my kids and I are...More

Thank Don G
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

Thank you so much for your review and the lovely things you had to say about your experience at Cafe Darya. We are very passionate about our restaurant and the food that we prepare and are very happy that you experienced this. We are sorry...More

Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is our favourite restaurant and whenever we visit Jindabyne we make sure we come to Café Darya. This time we returned to Café Darya for NYE 2015 and as always the meal and the experience was excellent. We had a banquet which included one...More

Thank Roxstar99
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2016

Once again we so enjoyed having your group for NYE at Cafe Darya. I am so happy you loved all of the dishes, especially the broad bean salad, and I am glad we could treat you to some new dishes as well. We really enjoyed...More

Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We drove all the way from Canberra just to try this Iranian restaurant and it was well worth the trip. The food tasted absolutely delicious and the service was very friendly. My emails were well responded and our requests were also well accommodated. The lamb...More

Thank Henna C
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2016

We really appreciate your enthusiasm in driving all the way from Canberra to eat at Cafe Darya. It was a pleasure corresponding with you and being able to accommodate your requests. Thank you so much for your generosity and your lovely review. We hope to...More

Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I am now addicted by that cafe/restaurant. Food is really really good. They have an entree with warm olives which is to die for!

Thank Mircea S
CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2016

Look forward to seeing you again soon at Cafe Darya to satisfy your cravings!! Thank you for your great review!

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Muhammad K
August 7, 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
July 24, 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
June 12, 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
$23 - $50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
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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