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Big Five Pub & Grill

1 Lekkerbreek Street, Phalaborwa 1389, South Africa
+27 15 781 0573
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“pub grill” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
1 Lekkerbreek Street, Phalaborwa 1389, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant if you can cope woth the style.of greezy fatty food... the atmosphere was very nice and the service amazing. Mind you! There's a karaoke on Friday so... you choose....

Thank Glendiglendi
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Glendiglendi, thank you for the visit, comment and rating, glad you enjoyed it at our pub, looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I was there to have a late lunch. There were just 2 customers in the restaurant. The service quality was very good. The food was good as well and the price is normal. Congrats for all.

Thank Raros2014
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Raros2014, thanks for your positive comment, visit and rating. Glad you enjoyed it at our pub. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We waited over 30 minutes for our food which was served cold. The helping was certainly too little for the price paid.More

Thank 570roym
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi 570roym, thanks for the comment, visit and rating. Please note that all our food is freshly prepared, the waiting time depends on what you have ordered and how busy we were at the time of your visit, i apologize if it was served cold....More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Kruger Park and on our way home made a stop at big five pub and grill for a quick bite to eat. What a terrible experience. We got ice cold cappuccinos, the waitress never took away empty glasses and cans, we...More

Thank LeanaJ19
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Leana, Thanks for your visit, response and rating. Please note the following, none of the above was brought to my attention when i visited your table to inquire if everything was ok, except one gentlemen at your table complaint that the food is taking...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We visit this restaurant often, and we keep coming back... It must be either 1 of 5 things. 1. Great Food 2. Nice Venue 3. Great service 4. Huge menu 5. Affordable choice Guess thats why its called he Big 5? 5 stars from us....More

Thank 932henrib
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi 932henrib, thanks for your visit, positive comment and rating, glad you enjoy it at our pub, we try our utmost best to give every customer / friend good service with affordable prizes and freshly prepared dishes. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The first thing you see on their menu is 'we're not a fancy restaurant but you get good food for a fair price'. This sure holds true for them. Good, not exceptional or fancy, food for a decent price.

Thank Immerenga
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Immerenga, thank you for the visit, comment and rating, glad you did enjoyed our food, we try our best to give you good food at an affordable price and good friendly service. Please do visit again and enjoy the rest of your trip.

Reviewed 11 March 2018

We have been visiting Buffaloes pub and grill for years and it changed name to Big Five pub and grill a while back. Recently we stopped there and asked to be seated inside as it was a typically warm day in Phalaborwa. We did not...More

Thank Kallie3006
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Kallie3006, thanks for the comment and rating, we take note of your opinion on our non-smoking area. Our pub is divided in three area`s the outside smoking area with the deck decorated to create a "bushveld" feel and look, our bar area decorated to...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We had very good food (barney steak with fries (although we said crispy, no crisp) and spare ribs/prawns. Big portions for normal prices. Thumps up for the food! Service was unfortunately not as good as the food..our waiter wasn't really happy to have work and...More

Thank Pa R
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hallo, thanks for the rating and feedback, glad you enjoyed our food, apologize for the service, will sort out the phone issue, please do visit again.

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Big 5 Pub & Grill is a fantastic family restaurant with true South African style dishes. The food is heavenly & extremly delicious. With a very relaxed atmosphere. The owners Cassie & Shirley are very hands on, always around to check on everything. The food...More

Thank SharonVlooh09
Cassie S, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Sharon, thanks for your visit and rating, thanks for being part of the big five family, glad that you enjoyed it at our pub, looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Staff smiling and helpfull Cooking a nice meal takes time, but it seems to take a while anytime (we visited at 2 occations within a week, first time with a busy and almost full restaurant, 2nd time not more than 3 other tables) however food...More

Thank Tine N
Casstry, Owner at Big Five Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi...thank you for your visit and rating...glad you enjoyed our food. I apologise for the waiting period...we are currently expanding our kitchen to cater for the demand and bettet our turn around time to get orders out quickly without sacrificing the quantity.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lekkerbreek Street, Phalaborwa 1389, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Phalaborwa
  • Phone Number: +27 15 781 0573
  • E-mail
Description
Big Five Pub & Grill is a traditional style restaurant nestled in the beautiful town of Phalaborwa, Limpopo. Diners can enjoy an unforgettable experience and are treated to a variety of freshly made selected traditional dishes. Come have a drink and relax, we will provide you with quality food at an affordable price with good and friendly service.
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