Top things to do

Top Choice Cabaret in Darling

Evita se Perron

This uniquely South African cabaret, featuring Pieter-Dirk Uys as his alter ego Evita Bezuidenhout, touches on everything from South African politics to history and ecology. Nothing is off limits – including the cou…
Winery in Darling

Groote Post

Of all the Darling wineries, Groote Post has the most to offer the visitor, with wildlife drives, self-guided nature walks, a superb restaurant and, of course, free tastings of its excellent chardonnays and sauvigno…
Brewery in Darling

Darling Brewery

Darling is one of the country's best-known breweries, pouring a wide range of beers including Africa's first carbon-neutral brew. You can taste any or all of the beers in the cheery tasting room overlooking the brew…
Food in Darling

Darling Sweet

Specialising in handmade toffees, Darling Sweet is a popular addition to the town's foodie scene. You can watch the toffee being made then indulge in a free tasting before stocking up on your favourites. There's an …
Cafe in Darling

Chicory Cheese

Grab a seat in the garden and slurp down a freshly squeezed juice at this chilled cafe. The menu features wraps, sandwiches, pancakes and some calorie-laden salads. There's also a decent deli, if you're looking to s…
Bistro in Darling

Hilda's Kitchen

Perhaps Darling’s most upmarket place to dine, with a constantly changing menu that is designed to pair with Groote Post’s wines.
South African in Darling

Evita se Perron

A splendidly kitsch restaurant within the Evita se Perron complex serving traditional food such as boerewors (famers' sausage) and koeksisters (a deep-fried doughy dessert dipped in syrup).
Cafe in Darling

Marmalade Cat

For an afternoon coffee or all-day breakfast, this is the place to go. It also serves sandwiches, delicious cheeses and homemade sweet treats. Friday night is pizza night – bookings essential.