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Occidental Bar & Restaurant

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Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
+27 53 832 2668
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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South Africa
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice bar with atmosphere. Good selection of beers, many on tap. Menu good and food tasty. At Kimberley Big Hole tourist attraction and old mining town.

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Thank croatia
Bilbao, Spain
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the Big Hole complex. Beutiful historic place. The service and food was good, quite fast and not expensive.

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Thank juliantu
New Mexico
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505 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's easy to miss this restaurant while wandering around the victorian-era village, but take the time to find it. It's excellent. The food is wonderful, the service warm and friendly, and the prices very reasonable.

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Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The Occidental bar is situated inside the parameters of the Big Hole. The service was excellent. You can enjoy the diamond era town feeling whilst having your ice cold drinks. A must stop when visiting Kimberley.

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Thank Annalien d
Foz do Iguacu, PR
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186 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Occidental Bar (beer tasting) and the restaurant are well designed, good fun, well staffed and very enjoyable. The restaurant exceeded my expectation in service, quantity and quality.

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Thank OneWayorReturnPlease
Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Enjoyed the best burger and craft beer after long day on the road from Vryburg. Well worth a visit when visiting the Great Hole.

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Thank Laetitia V
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a wonderful place! Great service, excellent food, good music and the prices are also very good. I would highly recommend a visit.

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Thank 341lindsayv
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I are regulars at the Ox :) whether it be a quick supper to a Sunday lunch. Their food and atmosphere is always lovely.

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Thank Nicole B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Love going to the ox on a Sunday. Wonderful vibe at the Big Hole old town. Their burgers are super tasty and pizzas made by Butlers a winner. Yum!

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1 Thank Jean V
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Was in Kimberly on business and ended up here. Ordered the pork belly which was good. Selection of craft beer on tap. Good value and worth a visit! Service was good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Kimberley
  • Phone Number: +27 53 832 2668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?