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Chef Bernard's Platzl Inn

$$ - $$$, , International
170 Spokane St | Bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
+1 250-427-4820
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
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“bratwurst” (32 reviews)
“strudel” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Canadian, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Spokane St | Bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I recently went here with a large family group. They were extremely accomodating and friendly. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious! Hope to stop at this place next time we are in town.

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulously unique !!!! Chef Bernard is a treat! So welcoming ! The beer is a perfect compliment to the schnitzel!

1  Thank rhoda123456789
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It may be world famous, but mostly for the strange collection of items on display. Menu is limit, but has all the traditional German cuisine. Bratwurst and schnitzel are delish. Worth the visit.

Thank Hazel B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

the owner and atmosphere are charming, the food is plentiful and fresh, the prices are very reasonable. Definitely try this place!

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We ate the bratwurst with kraut w/ his homemade mustard (so good) totally filled us up. Kids enjoyed their kids meals, loved the decorations and especially the train going around the restaurant. Chef Bernard was very nice and gave each of our 3 kids a...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Came in on Friday night with another couple and 3 kids under 3. Bernard was super friendly and obviously comfortable with little kids. Food was great and came out pretty fast, didn't have any complaints with it. I had the Greg Norman schnitzel, and we...More

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stopped in here for lunch and had a delicious schnitzel lunch that even my young daughters devoured! Absolutely mouth watering and delicious! Chef Bernard served us as well as his wife was unfortunately ill at home. He is such a kind and friendly man,...More

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were visiting friends in Cranbrook and they recommended that we stop in Kimberly to see the sites. What a totally unexpected surprise once we did. Chef Bernards Schnitzel House is as unique inside as you will find anywhere. The food is great and he...More

Thank Treena N
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Kimberley is a beautiful area with an amazing skli hill. Saturday night we wanted a nice dinner to celebrate friends and the wonderful day skiing. Chef Bernard's Platzl Inn was a lot of fun with the electic atmosphere of treasures from around the world, plus...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We chose to eat at Chef Bernard's while on a family holiday in Kimberley because it was not just another pub that could be in any town. The kids had a blast looking at all the nostalgia on the walls and following the model train...More

Thank Matt B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Canadian, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Spokane St | Bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Kimberley
  • Phone Number: +1 250-427-4820
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Chef Bernard,wife Julie and daughter nicole came to Kimberley in 1989. They stop to have a coffee and never left. Chef Bernard's inn & restaurant has become quite a legend in these parts. Serving up fantastic food, Chef Bernard's provide the best experience for travelers looking for great food, fresh to your table and some say the best coffee ever! Chef Bernard has experience as a master chef with Hilton Hotels and the king of Tonga in London, England. Using his abounding talent and personality to spice thing up, he has created an international menu that gives you the feeling of a free trip around the world. This chef's motto is "life's too short to eat fast food." In addition to writing his own cookbook, chef Bernard's is a 5-star Award winning restaurant. Chef Bernard's inn & Restaurant also offers three guest apartments with hot tub. Above the restaurant at affordable rates.
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