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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good39%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
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    “the pub” (10 reviews)
    “great place” (5 reviews)
    “steak” (3 reviews)
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    Reviewed 25 August 2015

    After an interesting visit to the 'Pineapple', the 'Pig and Whistle' is the ideal spot for lunch. It is central and you get to view everything from cows strolling by to all the local dogs. We were lucky it was a lovely warm day so...More

    Thank KillineyBay
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 28 September 2015

    We thank you sincerely for the positive endorsement. It is also a real thrill to be visited by people like yourselves from far off lands. Our staff will be delighted to see the score you reflected for service and the quality of our famous pot...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2015

    The Inn is a great place to stay if you like the novelty of staying in an old haunted hotel. Our night was very peaceful and we can't say we were visited by a spectre in the night, but we were probably too drunk to...More

    Thank CLB0101
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 10 July 2015

    Hi there, Thank you for the positive review, many say that the spirits are actually in the pub!. The best part of Bathurst are its locals and visitors who come to our special village to sense the history. We look forward to hosting you again....More

    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    We were on our way back from Cape Town and having taken a wrong turning after Port Elizabeth we ended up having to travel from Grahamstown to East London via Bathurst. When we got to Bathurst the Inn was a welcome sight and it being...More

    3  Thank John R
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 9 March 2015

    Dear John, thank you for the positive feedback and the time spent to write it on Tripadvisor. Pot Pies have always been popular at the Inn as are our burgers. A weekend at the Pig is a must when we can tempt you with our...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2015

    The Inn is a piece of history! The village is worth a few hours of meandering and "The Pig" provides the perfect base! Lots of ambience provided by the locals in and around the pub. Very enthusiastic hands-on owners made the visit a pleasure.

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    1  Thank Ed B
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 9 February 2015

    Thanks for the wonderful review, we value the positive feedback and the fact that you took the trouble to write. We look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    My son and I embarked on a motorcycle trip to Simons Town taking the secondary roads less traveled which proved to be quiet and in generally good condition for bikers. Our first stop over after 1000 kms was The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn...we immediately...More

    Thank McGuigan61
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 10 January 2015

    Hi the McGuigans, It really is such a thrill for us as owners to receive such positive feedback! Thank you for the perfect score as well. Sophie, in the kitchen will be delighted to hear that her two specials, the Pot Pie and the Burger...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Banquet Room
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$32 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Bathurst
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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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