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Marilyn's 60's Diner

Darnell Street | Storms River Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
+27 42 281 1711
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“cake” (5 reviews)
“marilyn monroe” (24 reviews)
“old cars” (17 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Darnell Street | Storms River Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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Reviewed today

The atmosphere was great, different than the usual run of the mill. Pity the food did not live up to the expectation -

Thank Ritzma
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big menu and everything our party tasted was great. Highly recommended restaurant for the budget traveller.

Thank adnyl444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location itself is super sweet and nice . For Marilyn Fans an absolute must go . The food was ok. The burger patty for veggies could have been better, I don’t really know what it have taste like . If u love the 60‘s...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Storms River is a beautiful spot and this bizarre but amusing New York diner complete with US period cars abs bikes is a great place for lunch.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After experiencing the beer tasting next door, taking a local trail(The Goesa Nature Trail), and exploring the village we headed for Marilyn's diner. The diner is almost a museum and pays homage to the 60's style, the music and in true fashion the eating here...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cheap eats. Themed restaurant as you can see from the photos. Food is burgers, toasted sandwiches and chips. Milkshakes and sodas. It is not too bad but it is not good, but it is cheap.

Thank Skytourist
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Really awesome place, real diner feel, service is great and the food even better. Highly recommended when in the area.

Thank Vaughn S
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Great spot with a lot of history. Being an American style diner went for a burger and a milkshake. The milkshake was awesome! The burger was very average unfortunately.

Thank 504owent
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Just off the N2 is a hamlet called Storms River Village. Next to the hotel is a fascinating eating establishment that has themed itself as a 60's diner. it has two vintage cars, a pin ball machine and two jukeboxes. Needless to say, the menu...More

Thank Frans2005
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This is a diner straight out of the 60’s. Food serving is generous and tasty. Their milkshakes are to die for - the special ones. But the thing that makes it really good is all the Marilyn Monroe and Elvis memorabilia. They have an old...More

Thank Jennie C
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8 March 2017|
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Response from MichaelJ6409 | Reviewed this property |
I think it closes at 8. It's not a place that is often open very late. Especially Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darnell Street | Storms River Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Tsitsikamma National Park  >  Storms River
  • Phone Number: +27 42 281 1711
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Marilyn's 60's Diner situated in Storms River Village, in the heart of Tsitsikamma, is a great landmark for a trip down memory lane. The Diner is an experience of note, with its neon rimmed signage, 50 and 60's decor, and Elvis and Marilyn memorabilia. Restaurant in Storms River This Diner in Storms River forgoes no detail from the checked floors to the red & white colour scheme, Juke Box and sugar shakers. Like the classic diner of the movies. This restaurant serves everything from breakfast, cakes and milkshake numbers to All American Cocktails, Burgers and Diner-Style Desserts. So, whether you're dining with family or friends, this is an experience to savour. Enjoy your favourite Vintage Cocktail, or sip on a glass of chilled South African Wine on our patio while you enjoy the beauty of our Forest Village. Function Venue in the Storms River Village Marilyn's 60's Diner offers the ideal venue for private functions, birthdays, brunches and other casual get-togethers in the Storms River Village. This Diner is the perfect venue for a 50's and 60's party. So put on your blue suede shoes and prepare to rock and roll with us. So if you like retro, funky, easy-going surroundings, a 50's and 60's sound track and good food, you will love it here!
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