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57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
+27 31 765 2590
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  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Five stars for the flavourful curries and wonderfully fresh basil pasta we ordered at Chilliplum this evening. We were also very impressed with the chocolate ice cream and would never have guessed it was dairy-free!

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This restaurant is a hidden gem! The wide selection of delicious vegan and meat based dishes makes it a vesatile place to visit with all diners, vegan or not. The ambience, service and attention to detail made the dining experience memorable.... but it is the...More

Thank SueMcAlpine
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

With so mch unhealthy food surrounding us, this was a treasure find. The delicious vegetarian meals were well-prepared. Being mid-week it was very quiet so service was prompt and friendly. A pity isn't better supported. Fantastic wine list on offer. A must for anyone wanting...More

Thank HeidsH0101
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Carrot and pecan, and apple cinnamon cakes were fantastic. Warm friendly environment and excellent value for money. Cruelty free menu!

Thank Kavish J
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Now a firm favourite of my family, friends and I, Chilliplum is an outstanding restaurant that never fails to surprise. Recently voted the country's top fine-food restaurant for vegans, it now also holds second spot among ALL restaurants (including non-vegan ones) in the region. Though...More

Thank Zapkit
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My wife and I had lunch twice at Chilliplum this week 15th and 16th February 2017.The flavours Rob the head chef comes up with are just amazing. If we were able to spend more time in South Africa we would have eaten there again numerous...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for second visit; once again Chilliplum did not disappoint. The meal proved as tasty as the previous experience .The Potato and Leek soup served with fresh homemade Ciabatta was delicious. Followed by Waverly Hill cabinet Shiraz and a very pleasant chat with hosts...More

Thank skyelee1
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Just awesome food. Great cocktails. Even better service. Owner is very hands on. Mostly vegan options with a few well marked items for those who will not eat plant based food. Give it a try, well worth it.

Thank Dianne P
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this restaurant. We do try to make it there for lunch at least once a week. It's a beautiful quiet setting, nice & clean and the owners and staff are all very friendly and attentive. The food is made with pride -...More

Thank Petra M
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I've never had a meal at Chilliplum that's been anything less than excellent. For starters my favourites are the sushi, tacos and jalapeno poppers, all bursting with flavour, oh my! Also, the vegan platter for two, great for nibbling on whilst deciding on mains. Yummy!...More

Thank Claire W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 St Margaret Road | The Village Richdens Shopping Centre. PHASE 2., Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +27 31 765 2590
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Chilliplum initially opened as a coffee shop in Kloof in 2013 and is now open in the Richdens Shopping Centre. Phase 2. 57 St Margarets Road.

Chilliplum is an innovative urban concept which has grown over the years from a passion for growing, cooking and serving good tasting food!

We have a large selection of Vegan dishes as well as meat and banting.
Join husband & wife team, Robert & Ursula for taste sensation of good food made from the heart!

We are fully licensed and offer beautiful wines, cocktails & local award winning craft beers.

Great atmosphere, Excellent service and Gosh Darn Good Food! #yumyumchilliplum