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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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Stellenbosch, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Rotorua, New Zealand
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Sandton, South Africa
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A trip into the good, bad and funny of South Africa's history. As a Poggenpoel maiden , I loved the Poggenpoel Koeksisters. The whole experience couldn't be more authentic to South Africa and it’s past. TIP: Try to visit over a weekend, as Pieter Dirk Uys stars in shows during the weekend that provide some comic relief to the hard-hitting... More 

Thank Heidene
Andover, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

His sharp wit and amazing characters make his performance great fun. In English and Afrikaans he mocks the good and the so called great.

Thank Jenifer H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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151 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We love coming to Evita se Perron to have a nice Bebotie service is a bit slow but friendly, they now have a kiddies menu for the little one's. The Bebotie is nice as ever and taste like the good old days, a must try.

Thank 1Francois1
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The place is too kitschy to be called a conventional restaurant. But despite this, a lot of imagination has gone into "decorating" the old station which is now quite attractive. The food was not as flamboyant as the surroundings in which it was served, but we liked it and would recommend the "Perron" to anyone who passes through Darling.

Thank Gordon246
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Went on Sunday afternoon to watch Tannie Evita praat Kaktus. . One hour and ten minutes of real god local tongue in the cheek laughter.

Thank 2david1947
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must-see. The incredible collection of memorabilia throughout the years of apartheid and post-apartheid era is amazing. The place is well cared for and is a most interesting visit. The restaurant serves food food at reasonable prices.

Thank GusBehn
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We popped into Darling's Evita se Perron on our way to a wedding at Yzerfontein. A lovely little oasis in the middle of nowhere! We enjoyed a light meal and found the service good. The waitress seemed a little offish - perhaps the toll of a busy Christmas / New Year?

Thank Wim V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?