We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chef Bernard's Platzl Inn

$$ - $$$, , International
170 Spokane St | bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
+1 250-427-4820
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“bratwurst” (28 reviews)
“strudel” (35 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
170 Spokane St | bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (287)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was initially drawn to this gem by the music pouring out onto the quiet street! Whimsical statues, signs and the sweet smell of apple strudel sealed the deal! I walked through the doors and entered something which I had not expected! Eclectic is not...More

Thank Lori K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and amazing German food! Great hospitality, even helping us try to find a hotel in the area. The mustard selection is great too! Been here twice now in the past year and it's still a place to go to! Highly recommended!

Thank 75JMK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an extremely funky and eclectic restaurant specializing in German food and drink. The pork hocks were really delicious accompanied by homemade mustard and German beer. The homemade sauerkraut was also some of the best I have tasted. The table service was very good.

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of atmosphere, good beer, good schnitzels, popular with tourists. Convenient if you are parked up and don't want to walk far.

Thank NS357
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came in for the "tourist special". The place stank of cigar smoke. When asked about the stench, the petrified waitress told us it was the "ham smoker" after looking over her shoulder to see "chef" glaring at her. I know the difference between ham...More

4  Thank Lee M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lunch special was very good, along with the beer and wine. Waitress was great, and Chef Bernard greeted us.

1  Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The German theme mussel appetizer were the best muscles I've ever had... However, the steak and prawn dinner I had was very mediocre at best!!!

Thank C2948FQthomass
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We got the dinner-for-two special. Waitress was pleasant but seemed a bit ditzy and forgetful, not classy at all. Schnitzels were good, salad was very good, sausage was OK. I was given five 500ml(!) home-labelled jars of different mustards to try. Probably against food regulations...More

Thank 1965Dodge
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went on a side trip to Kimberley and it was worth it just for the cheese fondue at Chef Bernard's. It was the apple strudel (displayed outside) that caught our attention but it was the cheese fondue that would bring us back! Such a...More

Thank BoomChickaCUBA
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was awesome. Great food, great beer, great service! Chef met us at the door, server have great advice. Schnitzel Madagascar is recommended.

1  Thank Shawn O
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pedal & Tap
409 reviews
.06 km away
Our Place
184 reviews
.13 km away
Nina's Hillside Garden
76 reviews
.30 km away
Kimberley City Bakery Ltd
77 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kimberley Alpine Resort
153 reviews
1.41 km away
Spirit Rock Climbing Center
27 reviews
.09 km away
Kimberley Public Library & Heritage Museum
17 reviews
.07 km away
Cominco Gardens
11 reviews
.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chef Bernard's Platzl Inn staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22
Cuisine
Canadian, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Spokane St | bc, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 2E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Kimberley
  • Phone Number: +1 250-427-4820
  • E-mail
Description
Chef Bernard,wife Julie and daughter nicole came to Kimberley in 1989. They stop to have a coffee and never left. Chef Bernard's inn & restaurant has become quite a legend in these parts. Serving up fantastic food, Chef Bernard's provide the best experience for travelers looking for great food, fresh to your table and some say the best coffee ever! Chef Bernard has experience as a master chef with Hilton Hotels and the king of Tonga in London, England. Using his abounding talent and personality to spice thing up, he has created an international menu that gives you the feeling of a free trip around the world. This chef's motto is "life's too short to eat fast food." In addition to writing his own cookbook, chef Bernard's is a 5-star Award winning restaurant. Chef Bernard's inn & Restaurant also offers three guest apartments with hot tub. Above the restaurant at affordable rates.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing