An upbeat and cheerful dining experience at Smiley’s Darling Diner

Smiley's Darling Diner

Charming host, Smiley Mudada, is the owner of Smiley’s Darling Diner, located in the town of Darling just inland from the West Coast. 

This popular diner is located inside the Engen Garage in Main Street, and is frequented by visitors and locals alike.

Service is cheerful, professional and efficient, and offers hearty food made with care.  As head chef Smiley says ‘The difference between eating and dining is that dining is an art, where you get the most out of your meal, please the palate and satisfy your appetite’.

Smiley’s Darling Diner Menu

The diner serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Breakfast offerings are waffles, muesli, full English breakfast and omelettes with a choice of fillings – cheese, mushrooms, bacon, onion and tomato.

Mains include toasties and chips, Pizzas – regular, special or double decker, with a variety of generous and delicious toppings.

There are wraps, chicken or beef burgers and prego rolls and chips. Peri peri chicken, grilled chicken, pork chops, ribs and chicken or beef schnitzels are served with chips and a choice of vegies or salad. 

Desserts are chocolate brownies or waffles with ice cream.

A Children’s menu includes scrambled eggs, hot dogs or cheesy toast.

Wednesday is Curry Day, where Smiley serves a delicious lamb curry and rice and making a reservation is recommended.

The diner is wheel chair accessible and customers may eat in or outdoors, or order for collection or delivery.


Smiley’s Darling Diner caters for private events such as weddings, birthday parties and year end functions.  They will provide all your catering needs with a set menu and will take care of the décor and setting up the venue according to your requirements.

Smiley’s Darling Diner is proud to announce they have been added to Cape Town Dine – a new platform connecting food enthusiasts with exceptional dining experiences in Cape Town and surrounds.

Contact Details

For more information or to make a reservation or place and order call 074 856 5541 or email

Smiley’s Darling Diner may be found at B Darling, inside the Engen Nemesia Service station, 14 Main Street, Darling, Western Cape.  Find them on Google Maps.


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