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All reviews ox burger butter chicken big hole old town protea hotel great pub cold beer great food and atmosphere live music was great bit hard to find old school great quality complex vibe gin diamond
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Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Bar and grill pub in the Big Hole old-town. Decorated for yesteryear with a modern menu. Try the local craft beer and be sure not to miss out on the house speciality, deep-fried pork belly.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 28 June 2021

First time visit at Occidental Bar & Restaurant and have found it very impressing. Great casual place and service is very exceptional. The bar is stunning and very vibey . Can’t wait to be back for further enjoyment.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 8 June 2021

Thank you to your team from our team. You really went out of your way to make our day one to remember. Food & service tops!!!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 April 2021

The setting in the historic Big hole complex gives an extra incentive to visit. Add in good food and OK service and you can't go wrong

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

Our second visit to Occidental after 4 years. The sad part there were only 3 other tables full. They have excellent value and great quality daily specials. The food was well presented, prepared and very tasty. The service was top drawer and we felt very...welcome. We had delicious Beef Nachos, Chicken Nachos, Beef Curry. Portions were huge, so we were glad we did not have starters. Highly recommended to visit for lunch whilst at the Big Hole. The ice cold beer was very welcome. Please support them, everyone is struggling in these tough times.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 16 March 2021

Very efficient and friendly staff. Nice, relaxing environment. Most delicious food!!!! Surely worth a visit.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 16 August 2020

Nature Tour & Travel visit this bar for excellent atmosphere, food and drinks. Recommend for sure. Friendly and cosy.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

The Ox is a place for the whole family. I would recommend it any time lf day. Good food, gin and a vibe. Wonderful playing area for the kids too!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020

Great pub and restaurant with old school feeling. A bit hard to find. Park at the Big Hole parking or the Protea hotel and then walk into the old town. Great food and atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 1 February 2020

GReat pub with old school feel. A bit hard to find. You have to park in the Big Hole parking and walk under the road into the old town. Good service and the burger was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
It's not a big place. Park at the hotel, walk towards the old mine and follow the live music.
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Occidental Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5