16 June 2024
Day 82 – 14 February 2020 in South Africa ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

Having a seriously incongruous moment sitting here in a very pink cafe having brunch with customers who look like extras in a noir movie where Brexit meets Mississippi.

Marilyn’s 60’s Diner claims to be an experience of note, with its Cadillacs and Chevys, neon rimmed signage, 50 and 60’s decor, and Elvis and Marilyn memorabilia.

The food is OK too. I had chicken strips in a basket, for lunch. Meh…

The Diner itself shovels on the detail from the checkered floors to the red and white colour scheme, juke box and sugar shakers. Like the classic diner of the movies this restaurant serves everything from breakfast, cakes and milkshakes to All American cocktails, burgers, hot dogs (with a difference 🙄) and diner style desserts. Yes….

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