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“Fabulous, Fabulous, Fabulous”
Review of Cafe Darya

Cafe Darya
Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in Jindabyne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $50
Cuisines: Persian
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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!
Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is the way food should be done. What an achievement for the lovely owners, they have successfully combined amazing food with impeccable and friendly service. Every dish was served with passion and love and nothing was too much trouble. My husband has an onion intolerance and this was handled without a fuss to change the dishes to suit him. We ate a simple Broad bean salad which was fresh and tasty and then followed with two mouthwatering dishes of Goat and Duck. The flavors of these two dishes served with rice will be remembered for a long time. We only wish that we were not a 7 hr drive away to enjoy the exceptional food once more. The evening was topped off by hand made Persian pastries served with a rose water yogurt. Do not leave Jindabyne before you have sampled the food from this fabulous restaurant.

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1  Thank SuzcNewcastle
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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2012

We felt very humble reading your fabulous review. Our customers are our first and top priority and we really appreciate hearing that you enjoyed our little restaurant so much. We look forward to welcoming you next time you are in Jindabyne.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

some if not the best food i think ive every eaten EVERBODY GO HERE!
you really wantto lick the plate at the end!

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1  Thank Abishb
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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2012

Thank you so much, we love having you come to Cafe Darya!!

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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Enjoyed a lovely evening at Cafe Darya and actually went here based on reviews that we had read.

First time having Persian and thoroughly enjoyed the food. It is a very small restaurant and on the night that we went there were 4 tables of 2 and one large table of 8.

Service did go a bit pear shaped when the table of 8 arrived, and it took longer than expected to get the bill, after being ignored by the couple's daughter who was too busy washing up to assist!

However in saying this it would certainly not stop be wanting to return - and try some more of the wonderful food.

1  Thank MudgeeJo
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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2012

Thank you so much for your review. Yes, it can get a little like that sometimes and I remember the night you came as one of those nights! My daughter was actually having dinner with some relatives that night and I roped her in to help us and for some reason she thought the best way to help was by doing the dishes, o'h well, sometimes 14 year olds are off in their own world ! But we really look forward to seeing you again and I can highly recommend after the winter (which can get a little crazy) and where the pace in a lot more relaxed. We promise to get you your bill in a more reasonable timeframe! Thank you again.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

This cosy little restaurant is very friendly and welcoming. The menu was something different and all of the food was delicious. It was like home cooking. I would highly recommend this place but you do need to reserve a table. It is right next door to the Banjo Patterson Inn which has a fantastic fire in the bar. All around - a great night out.

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1  Thank Musasa
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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2012

So nice to have you at Cafe Darya's and thank you very much for your lovely comments. Looking forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

We went after a day at the snow and were immediately enveloped by the warm atmosphere and gorgeous fragrant aromas coming from the kitchen. We took our children, and our younger son (who is fussy) really enjoyed the trio of dips with bread. My older son and I delighted in the melt in your mouth lamb, while my husband had a beautiful duck and apple dish. A small venue, the service is warm, personable and gracious. An unexpected pleasure all round, and thank you for such a wonderful night.

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1  Thank Gripgirl17
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CafeDarya, Owner at Cafe Darya, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2012

It was so lovely having you and your family at Cafe Darya. It gives us great pleasure when everyone including the kids enjoy our food and thank you for your lovely comments about the lamb and duck. We look forward to seeing you again when you come to Jindabyne.

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