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Evita se Perron Restaurant

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8 Arcadia Street | Old Darling Station, Darling 7345, South Africa
+27 22 492 2851
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“boerewors” (2 reviews)
“milk tart” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Arcadia Street | Old Darling Station, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked from UK to see Pieter-Dirk Uys and this was one of the main reasons for our stay in Darling. The show Tannie Evita Praat Kaktus was brilliant; hilarious & witty. P-D U takes some of the main events in South African settler history...More

Thank sonoscozzese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had heard so much about this venue and was not disappointed. The decor could keep you busy for hours, but what I loved the most was the intimate nature of the theatre. We saw "The Grey Duo" - and they were brilliant. It didn't feel...More

Thank rosaliem529
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darling is a good place to visit for a day and Evita se Perron is a highlight during this visit. A very amusing museum is linked to the restaurant, with quite an amazing collection of Apartheid artefacts. Food at the restaurant is traditional and good....More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We arrived in Darling just after daybreak - very much like the milk train pulling into Darling station back in the day. We were able to wander round the old station platforms and gain first hand experience of this faded pink enclave set up by...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Saw a show with Evita Bezuidenhout , excellent. Great food and afternoon. I only wish Evita had spent some time with the audience, would have loved to interact more.

Thank Sharon Isthebat K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Evita se Perron was on my bucket list for some time now. I managed to visit Darling in April 2017. The building has a theatre, restaurant and a bar, an Art Gallery, Museum/Nauseum, the Gravy Train Saloon, the Station Gallery, Boerassic Park. A fleamarket that...More

Thank Katrina A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Evita se Perron is a place of smiles and laughter. So much to see and the history is incredible. The story behind Pieter Dirk Uys is amazing and I admire the work he has done.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Loved every minute of the show. He is truly remarkable. Fantastic food, real South African food. Amazing place to see and experience.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely experience call back the past old style cafe and railway station replica. Well worth a visit. Friendly staff. Old fashioned coffee.

Thank trev w
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The food is pretty average - but in an environment that portrays the apartheid past of SA. So much part of Pieter Dirk Uys. Very well done.

Thank Kazialil1
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Alan W
29 November 2016|
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Response from MurrayMilne | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the very late reply. The show does have a fair amount of Afrikaans but they do vary and take a comedic view on global and local politics. We are English speaking and enjoyed the show thoroughly.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Arcadia Street | Old Darling Station, Darling 7345, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Darling
  • Phone Number: +27 22 492 2851
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