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Occidental Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
+27 53 831 1296
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has friendly staff and great food. You can sit outside on beer benches or inside. On the day we visited there was a live band - nice atmosphere

Thank Lelanie777
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick, but unfortunately too short, visit. Ambiance great, service with a smile, good..no delicious food. Will visit again for sure. Thanks Chris and staff!

Thank Ria V
Reviewed 3 October 2017

we stumbled onto this pub and restaurant in Kimberley and was so impressed with the level of service we received, and the Chef/owner was so humble and friendly, well done to you, we will surely be back there for more, keep up the good work

Thank PaulvdNest
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The bar lets you feel as if you are from a different time and in a different place. It is a bit dusty and uninspiring. A good one drink experience.

Thank pbodie
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beef strips, succulent and to die for. Presentation of meals on point.Atmosphere relaxing and the staff very friendly and helpful.. Wine list quite broad.. Lovely place to spend your day

1  Thank OumaK2014
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were in town for business and took the local staff for dinner. We were a party of eight people. The atmosphere in this very historic establishment is special. The food was very well presented, tasty and the portions are big. We had a very...More

1  Thank Edward H
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Starving and looking for something different and the Ox Bar hit the spot. The bar is a great old style bar with a huge selection including great craft beers. The menu had some very exciting dishes from snack platters to tasty Ox dishes. The afternoon...More

1  Thank FoodJames
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was a nice afternoon with good service and good food. The low of the day was the staff not knowing how to make an irish coffee for the group. Eventually brought us coffee, whiskey and cream to make our own!!! Sorry but this is...More

1  Thank Shepooh
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good food ,with good service .Live band for entertainment. Prices well positioned .Enough parking and situated inside big hole grounds.

1  Thank deonk460
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The service, food, location was fantastic. Great place where artists perform. The butlers school seem well organised.

1  Thank Estellllle
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1.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Big Hole Kimberley
581 reviews
.17 km away
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180 reviews
.08 km away
William Humphreys Art Gallery
24 reviews
1.49 km away
Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre
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.30 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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 53 831 1296
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