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Sun City Hotel | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
+27 (14) 557 5250
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Good for: Bar scene
Description: The informal poolside bar is open from 09h00 until 18h00 in summer and from...
The informal poolside bar is open from 09h00 until 18h00 in summer and from 10h00 until 17h00 in winter. A light snack menu can be enjoyed on weekends and public holidays from 11h00 until 16h00.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good company

This was an ok spot. The service was a bit slow and it is pity that the beers are served in plastic cups instead of proper glasses. I would liked to have seen more beers on tap. The rib basket was tasty.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jean-Pierre V
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an ok spot. The service was a bit slow and it is pity that the beers are served in plastic cups instead of proper glasses. I would liked to have seen more beers on tap. The rib basket was tasty.

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Thank Jean-Pierre V
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Late morning/ early lunchtime, not many people about and it still took 25 minutes to get two drinks! One was a beer and the other a vodka & Coke. Hardly challenging but the waitress didn't have a great command of English. The next round was hardly much better as we couldn't get the attention of any of the waiting team... More 

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Thank Martin P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

slowest service you will ever experience, that is if you are lucky to get anyone to serve you. No wait staff knows what time the kitchen is open until, and they will not even bother to find out most of the time.

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Thank clairehager
Somerset West, South Africa
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lovely setting next to the pool. Cocktails are delicious and food are really good and well presented.

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Thank annelizebergh
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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108 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Put your swimwear, ask for a beer... another beer... another beer... have your lunch at the poolside... eat some ice cream... watch the birds and little monkeys walking around... enjoy!

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Thank JorgeViajante
South Africa
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64 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The waiters are brilliant and attend to your every need, but we found the poolside lunch menu lacking in taste, the toasted sandwiches were bland and the burger was another bough patty and a little rubbery

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Thank DeanSouthAfrica
Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Great to people watch and fairly good (if not expensive) service

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Thank Brett F
Roodepoort, South Africa
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

I sat down only to realise that I would have to place my order at the counter. I ordered two ciders (at R26 each), which were warm and opened. I had to ask for glasses and ice twice. Very disappointing.

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Thank ADavis1977
Switzerland
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

teh bar is good for day time drinks at the pool and shlush puppies for the kids. For an evening drink or sundowner there are more scenic places around.

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Thank mamasean
Johannesburg
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The Poolside bar at the Sun City "main" hotel is in an ideal location and has a captive 'market'. The service is very slow and the quality of the drinks is not proportional to the price.

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Thank Shaun G

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sun City Hotel | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  North-West Province  >  Sun City
  • Phone Number: +27 (14) 557 5250

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

The informal poolside bar is open from 09h00 until 18h00 in summer and from 10h00 until 17h00 in winter. A light snack menu can be enjoyed on weekends and public holidays from 11h00 until 16h00.

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