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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good58%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pieter dirk uys” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Arcadia Street | Old Darling Station, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i were at the wild flower festival and went for lunch at Evita. The place was almost full, but we managed to get a table. We waited a long time for service and the service was not good at all. There were...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to attend the Centenary Darling Wildflower Show at a time when Pieter Dirk Uys had decided to put on 'Evita's Swartland Spring' performance. Firstly, the ambience of Evita se Perron is fantastic - so full of interesting memorabilia that we could...More

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

P-D U is, and always has been, a South African icon. In the good old days of Apartheid he used to say that the government wrote his material for him, and under the so-called 'democracy' of the ANC he rightly makes the same claim. Abundant...More

Thank Mike340
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Something different and you must visit at least once. Last time the food was OK but still a nice day out.

Thank TheWallRSA
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Having visited the museum and taken in everything we looked into the restaurant which is a part of it. Not surprisingly it was also where Pieter-Dirk Uys gives his shows. There is so much going on in the restaurant which made it a little quirky...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 24 July 2017

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 21 July 2017

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
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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
Child-friendly, Groups
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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