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The Black Diamond

$$ - $$$
Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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5335 Big White Rd | Chateau Big White, Big White, British Columbia V1P 1P3, Canada (Formerly Swiss Bear Restaurant)
+1 250-491-7750
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast at the Black Diamond after several people told us it had the best breakfast on the mountain. Really was great and affordable! Excellent service and the overall feel of the dining area was very chill and warm! We had a very nice server, can't recall her name but she served us the pancakes with maple syrup and bacon... More 

Thank TheElenaJay
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I began our Big White ski holiday with a hearty breakfast of maple bacon, sausages etc prior to hitting the slopes. The coffee was strong and delicious and the food excellent. Our server was from England and was charming and provided excellent service. Great food and the price was very reasonable.

Thank Don D
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

We recently had dinner here and 4 of 5 of us had steak. 2 of the 4 steaks were completely charred and well done throughout. (We ordered medium rare) When we sent the meal back the chef sent it back out saying it was cooked properly. The worst customer service I have ever seen!

Thank Maesabelle
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

After a very disappointing lunch at the recently remodeled Bullwheel further along the main avenue we tried the Black Diamond. The food and service were excellent and we felt our visit was much appreciated by the management team.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We dined here for supper. The spaghetti is delicious. Atmosphere very nice. In the morning we stopped by for the breakfast sandwich special. A great deal. I highly recommend both meals. Owners are delightful people.

Thank ReginaEric
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Got bacon and eggs as well as eggs benedict. The actual eggs benedict part was nice but the fried potato cubes and fruit were horrible. Scrambled eggs where dry but bacon was good. I was most disappointed with the coffee. I ordered a flat white which was nice but warm so I them if I could get a hot one.... More 

Thank FussyBrissyGirl
Union City, California, United States
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Food is good from the appetizer to the dessert. I particularly enjoyed the pork chop, which is done a medium with a slight pink.

Thank TMMak
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Our lunch on our first day at Big White was just the thing we needed. Good burgers and kids meals! The service was prompt and without problem. We did not have any difficulties getting out on the ski tracks as soon as we could.

Thank gadgetttt
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The BD was recommended by workers @ Big White for burgers and turkey dip so we popped in for lunch today. The BD Angus burger was sensational! The pattie was cooked to perfection and was so juicy. Not a big fan of salad dressing but the dressing on the salad was light and zingy. Another 3 nights here @ Big... More 

Thank Steve L
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Service slow which resulted in a long line up. This is a problem for a place offering lunch for skiers needing a quick but good lunch. No where to hang ski jackets which is odd.

Thank Mom-likes-travelling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5335 Big White Rd | Chateau Big White, Big White, British Columbia V1P 1P3, Canada (Formerly Swiss Bear Restaurant)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Big White
  • Phone Number: +1 250-491-7750

The Black Diamond Bar & Grill is a Contemporary Canadian Restaurant with an elegant bar and thoughtful wine list. The airy minimally adorned dining room features creamy walls and an old stone fireplace. Candlelight and comfortable banquettes create an atmosphere of whispered intimacy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?