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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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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
“hamburger” (12 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Darnell Street | Storms River Village, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While waiting to do the rooftop tour a visit to this place . Defnitly a trip down memory lane. Variety of milkshakes and something to eat . The old cars elvis time and old juke boxes. Defnitly a visit worth

Thank hannesswiegers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here, all seemed happy with what they had, between us we had a range of dishes.Portions are big, US style! Food, presentation and surroundings aimed at being like a diner.You are surrounded by old cars, and music memorabilia on the walls. It definitely...More

Thank snowbabe8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A surreal experience, an all American diner in the middle of the bush - well nearly! So enjoyed visiting here, the ambience,the burgers,milk shakes,cocktails together with 50s and 60s music made this a very wonderful experience. Definitely a fun place to hang out to eat...More

Thank Hazeljogger
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this beautiful review! It warms our hearts to hear that you had such a wonderful experience and that you had so much fun. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food, drinks and all the memorabilia and music that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on our travels up the Garden Route. The place is an American diner in the middle of a National Park crazy or what. It is a shrine to Marilyn Monroe and Elvis there is also a small vehicle museum inside. The...More

Thank FireTim44
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food and the memorabilia at our diner. We hope that we will see you again soon and that you travelled home safely. Best wishes, The Marilyn's Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This my 2nd visit to this restaurant, the first was great and the meal excellent. This time round the burgers were really not great. Found them very small and nothing much to write home about. However the displays are still great to see.More

Thank Ron H
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Marilyn’s. We appreciate that you took the time to bring your experience to our attention to avoid any guests leaving dissatisfied in future. We hope you traveled safely and will be visiting us again...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018

My family and friends love this little gem! The service is quick, efficient and attentive. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.More

Thank AdieWillemse
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this lovely review and for recommending us. It warms our hearts to hear that you enjoyed a lovely and relaxed atmosphere at our diner. Our staff really goes the extra mile to make sure all our guests receive excellent service in...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Waited a long, long time for food. When it turned up not great. Salad plain and boring. Hound dog sandwich ok. Milkshake lovelyMore

Thank Suzanne C
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the milkshakes. Our milkshakes is a big treat for our guests. We appreciate your feedback regarding our food and service. We hope that you travelled home safely and that we...More

Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Were recommended this place by Segway tours and it did not disappoint. Lovely 60s style restaurant with the appropriate cars on one side of the restaurant set up as a mini museum. Plenty of choice of food. We decided on the chicken salad and feta...More

Thank David K
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review and for recommending us. It warms our hearts to hear that you enjoyed the chicken salad and feta cheese salad and that you enjoyed our 60's memorabilia. Our staff really take pride in preparing...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

The diner has a awesome atmosphere and the service is great.The menu has a lot of interesting choices. The milkshakes are greatMore

Thank CharlJ
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the 60's Rock-N-Roll atmosphere at our diner and had great milkshakes. Our milkshakes is a big treat for our guests and prepared with lots of cares. We hope that...More

Reviewed March 5, 2018

Went there for my husband's Birthday Brunch... We arrived to find a table set with balloons, sparkles, a sweet surprise for both of us, and the waitress stopped at nothing to make our day wonderfully sublime!!! We started with an interesting beer tasting which included:...More

Thank LeePosthumus
VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the special touches we did for your husband's birthday and that you had a wonderfully sublime day! Our staff really takes the extra mile to ensure...More

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sirlenscap
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Michael J | 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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