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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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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Skipton, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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1 Thank Roy E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We popped by on a bike ride and the cafe was closed, but they invited us in anyway and made us hot drinks which were really tasty and very reasonably priced. We also got a huge slice of cake, with some free ice cream thrown in, all for around £5. They even gave us a small tour of the building.... More 

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CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thank you. We were delighted to help. See you again soon. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

What a dump. Not clean, not tidy, no menus on tables, not much choice. 30 minute wait for food. There wasn't a single good thing about this place.

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1 Thank RichJohnson2015
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

We are really disappointed and sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. You called in to the tea rooms on a really busy day but we cook food throughout the day to order so please always ask if you don't see what you want in our menu board.. We hope you pop back. More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

pleasant staff. We ate outside as had two dogs with us. The service is great. Food very good. Already planning to go back without dogs for lunch.

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CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thanks and look forward to seeing you. More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Excellent tasty food in a beautiful old farmhouse that is surrounded by the beautiful countryside and walks of the Chevin Forest Park.

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Thank gfarrell787
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thank you. We are pleased you enjoyed. See you again soon. More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us as my girlfriend had been for a meal with work colleagues one evening. She had said the food and environment was great. We decided to go for lunch on Sunday. We walked up outside was busy with people having tea and cake and I was looking forward to sampling the food. It took what... More 

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CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't enjoy our tea rooms which can get quite busy on a sunny day when lots of people are out for a walk. The tea rooms are informal with counter service but we hope you will pop back and do please visit the restaurant which is open every evening except Sunday and Monday. Best to book,... More 

Otley
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I live nearby and have been here many times. The food is always excellent and you even request a take away which is fantastic- just give them plenty of notice. It is shabby chic and really relaxed, great atmosphere. The barn annexe looks amazing for a venue to hire, have seen some beautiful weddings going on there.

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

Thank you. Glad you enjoy your visits and see you again soon. More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The food was excellent but a little slow with service. We sat by a small window where there was a cobweb and on the window sill dead flies and bits of dead flowers from the table decoration the table also had flower bits on. So it was the cleanliness that let it down along with the uncomfortable wooden seats.

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Thank Jenniferann40
CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review

Thanks for your review which we will make sure is seen to. We are delighted that you enjoyed our food so much 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
US$15 - US$46
Cuisine
European, British, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?