The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn
268 Kowie Road, Bathurst, South Africa
The inn has been providing hospitality to locals and travellers alike for over 180 years. The Pig is a family run inn, and the warm, welcoming atmosphere permeates the pub, accommodation and restaurant, as do the rich history and quaint charm. The Inn is also home to the oldest continuously licensed pub in the country. *ACCOMMODATION: The 10 rooms have an authentic old English feel, and are all furnished with antique furniture in keeping with the atmosphere of the inn and its status as a national monument, along with modern Sealy Posturepedic beds and new Percale linen... *PUB: An exploration of South Africa would not be complete without a drink at the oldest continuously licensed pub in the country. The pub's warm and welcoming atmosphere has made it a favourite among locals and the fascinating history of the pub makes it a popular watering hole for holiday-makers... *RESTAURANT: The restaurant serves traditional Sunday roasts as well as classical pub food...


Bathurst, Sarah Baartman District, Eastern Cape, South Africa



TripAdvisor Traveler Rating(79 Reviews)

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The Pig & Whistle

This is a very quaint country town pub! The food is good and there were a lot of stories being told in the bar...some more believable than others. If you are passing be sure to stop and refresh...

Reviewed September 5, 2018 Read full review...
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands


Great stay at unique and historic spot

We stayed here for one night. Enjoyed the great pub food at above expected quality.The price quality ratio is extremely good. Rooms are spations and clean. As indicated the bathrooms were on the...

Reviewed August 8, 2018 Read full review...
Bruce S
Port Elizabeth, South Africa


R&R Weekend Away

Great atmosphere and accommodation, especially if you are just wanting to get away for some well needed rest and relaxation. Friendly staff and just a wonderful place to stay. The room was nice and...

Reviewed August 6, 2018 Read full review...

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