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The Historic Pig & Whistle Hotel

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“the pub”(14 reviews)
“pig whistle”(7 reviews)
“great place”(5 reviews)
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All reviewsthe pubpig whistlegreat placewell worth a visitmy sonpleasant stayenjoyed our stayservice was greatbobotieshared facilitieslocal residentshearty breakfastantique furnitureburgervalue for moneyplace to staypot pie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the weather helped with this experience, sit outside to eat if you can the interior is a little dark, so being under the veranda helps. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Food choice is good but not great if you're a fussy eater...More

Thank Dingus2014
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for your wonderful review, you are right, our famous veranda has a charm of its own on the long balmy days that extend from November to April in this wonderful Eastern Cape village. People love watching the passing pedestrians and animals....More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Menu always changes with lovely surprises like a watermelon and feta cheese salad which was very delicious! A lovely place to visit every time. Sunday roasts vary every week and is usually accompanied with a variety of vegetable dishes. Very friendly atmosphereMore

Thank ilsexx
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 15 March 2018

Hi, thank you for your full house review. I seems you are a regular so thank you for your continued support. We do try to offer variety in our Sunday roasts. We also do an Asian Evening on Wednesdays and a very popular steak night...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

A very rewarding experience. We were treated like royalty and the food was incredibly good. The bar is full of colourful locals with tales to keep you entertained. The building is also a national monument having been built by the 1820 settlers.More

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Thank MikeGonubie
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Mike Thank you for taking the time to review our wonderful Inn. Our locals are indeed our secret weapon. Many take time to get to know our visitors and take a genuine interest in their stories. We look forward to your return visit, What...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in room 1 for the weekend at this Inn. King size bed was super comfy and on suite facilities adequate for our needs. Prices are also very reasonable. The atmosphere at the Inn is very welcoming. All staff were super pleasant and helpful...More

Thank Jacky R
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Jacky We are pleased you had fun and enjoyed our comfortable Historic accomodation. Try and visit us during the Bathurst Country Affair in August.

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Went there for drinks and brunch,the service was good and quick,the food was excellent,and also well presented,to us. Overall great people very clean and also very reasonable prices for both food and beverages servedMore

Thank hogs60
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 4 March 2018

Hi, Thank you for a wonderful 5 out of 5 review. We really do value your feedback. We pride ourselves as providing "farmers" portions at a reasonable price. Our old place certainly does have an old world charm. We have tried to carry that feel...More

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US$22 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$22 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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"we didnt attempt to use wifi. Exhausted after a really long trip. Great comfortable beds. Big bath/shower..."
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"Room 1 was great"
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"try to get a room with a bathroom"
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"If you want an en-suite room, you need to specify that."
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