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Occidental Bar & Restaurant

Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
+27 53 832 2668
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ox” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tucker Street | Big Hole Complex, Kimberley, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go on a Sunday if you can, some gentle jazz, good food and delicous beer. Menu is a bit of fun and we had the Popper roulette. Which wasn't too burny. Good selection of drinks alcoholic and otherwise.

Thank Billbobbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and cold beers. Little kids playing whilst folks sat chatting. Good staff and good waiters. Will be back again someday

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a standard bar but it does sell craft beer and has the standard drink offerings. The food is typical pub fare, the Fish & Chips was good and fresh. They use a catering training facility which is located across the street and was...More

Thank 369heather
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We visited with new work colleagues and raved about the bar, but we left very disappointed. The thing is it started with the service which I complained about with our previous visit that is not so great. secondly it seems the portions shrunk which left...More

Thank Thinus H
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting Kimberley my brother and I were taken to the Occidental Bar. We had such a nice experience. Walking through the 'old mining town' to the bar on a rainy night really added to the evening. Nice selection of beers on tap and dishes...More

Thank pnel86
Reviewed 7 May 2017

While visiting the Big Hole, we stumbled on to this restaurant on a Sunday when a 2 man band was playing. The outstanding musicians made the meal even better. The food was great although the trainee waiter messed up the order.

Thank Geff99
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stopped here for a bite to eat before the big hole tour. The place looks like an old western saloon with newer food offerings. Pries were fair and the food was good. The staff was awesome. Why I specifically say that is that I...More

1  Thank Todd P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Food really good, was not expecting this from a restaurant the big hole was expecting more fast food type meals definitely worth a try, service was excellent as well

1  Thank Wayne_SA
Reviewed 24 April 2017

castle light is cheap, all other beers are between 35-40 rand a pint. service and food is AWFUL. We ordered a beef burger with cheese, and a grilled chicken burger with bacon and pineapple. what we got: beef burger with pineapple, deep fried chicken burger...More

Thank zahra m
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Ate 3 meals here in 3 days. Very tasty food, fast service and good selection of craft beer. My type of place. Highly recommend.

2  Thank jacqueskleynhans
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.71 km away
The Kimberley Club and Boutique Hotel
78 reviews
1.06 km away
Panarottis Kimberley
40 reviews
2.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Big Hole Kimberley
554 reviews
.17 km away
Kimberley Mine Museum
170 reviews
.06 km away
McGregor Museum
70 reviews
2.75 km away
William Humphreys Art Gallery
23 reviews
1.48 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
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 53 832 2668
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