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The Old Bauernhaus

$$ - $$$German, European,
280 Norton Ave, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 1X9, Canada
+1 250-427-5133
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bavarian feast” (53 reviews)
“schnitzel” (46 reviews)
“baked brie” (9 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
All hours
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 Norton Ave, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 1X9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were staying at the ski hill and popped over here for dinner. The food and staff were really great. Everything we had was excellent but the cheese fondue was spectacular. They bake their own bread and it was delicious and better than the usual...More

Thank abigllama
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every year we visit this restaurant. We always come away very satisfied. The service and food remain top notch and consist@nt. Please don’t change a thing....

Thank Lally354
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a really great place to eat. Friendly staff, lovely setting and great food. We have skied in Austria many times and never had food this good there so full marks . The feast option is really good and just to add some extra...More

Thank Ian H H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 4 had the feast. It was fabulous - one of the nicest meals we have ever had! Lots of variety - every dish was outstanding. Our Australian friends were very impressed. Good value, good service. Lovely evening!

Thank Bonnie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but yes you are eating in a barn. I like the old architecture and history. Great for apres ski but you may need reservations.

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Truly an unusual place to head for dinner--entire building moved from Germany to BC and rebuilt. Super friendly and big time pro wait staff. Every bite of every dish was a 10. As recommended by our friend and local resident, we ordered THE FEAST--certainly lived...More

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

What's not to love about the character of a 350 year old building brought over from Germany? We went to the restaurant with a large group and had excellent service and food. One of our friends was German and he too was very pleased with...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a family rendezvous in the East Kootenays over the Christmas break and stayed at St. Eugene Mission (which we would also recommend). We drove into Kimberley to have dinner at The Old Bauernhaus on the recommendation of one of our daughters. We highly...More

Thank Rehor49
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Usually a great meal, and once again the food was good. Unfortunately the service put a taint on the whole experience. Large tables can be difficult to manage, but the attitude of entitlement we faced tonight was amazing. We were clearly doing the staff a...More

Thank BuzzSaww
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Although this restaurant seems to be a favourite of many I have been gravely disappointed on more than one occasion. Over the years I have tried to find the pleasure of the cuisine yet always disappointed. The building itself has great history. The lack of...More

Thank Maltgirl57
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Questions & Answers
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Lynn B | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do. :) Its not on the menu just the pork or veal version but you can get the Jager in Chicken as well.
June 13, 2015|
Response from Lynn B | Property representative |
Hi there. Are schweinehaxen in my opinion are fairly large and very flavourful. Hoping we can relive your fantastic memory. With your reservation please specify that you are wishing to order a Haxen as they are not on the... More
February 4, 2015|
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Response from pisapie | Reviewed this property |
I understand, I'm not big at eating alone either, but go inside and you may feel like you want to try, it's lovely rustic interior and adds greatly to the charm of the experience. Check it out, and if you still feel you'd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Norton Ave, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 1X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Kimberley
  • Phone Number: +1 250-427-5133
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