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The Black Diamond

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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
08:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is my second year coming to Big White. Theresa and Don could not have been a better host to my last visit of two and half months. There staff and food were second to none. Always looking forward to this place.

Thank Bobby S
Medicine Hat, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

There were ten of us in our party and Luis the waiter couldn't have been more helpful. We had a lovely meal, enjoyed the ambiance and the service was second to none....

Thank ahaleycallaghan
BDBarandGrill, Owner at The Black Diamond, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your evening. We appreciate your wonderful comments about Luis's service. More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After spending three weeks on the mountain, we were sad to leave this place! The team at Black Diamond took such good care of us and went out of their way to make us feel at home. Apart from the great food, it was the little things like bringing out my green tea with a side of lemon and honey... More 

Thank Stefan_and_Erika
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This was our second year at Big White and because we enjoyed our meal last year we decided to eat here again. Our starter was excellent. We had the scallops and it was a very generous serving and they were cooked to perfection. For our main course we had seafood pasta. It was a bit too much food but very... More 

Thank dulcieb
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for our farewell dinner, lovely service from the waitress. Yummy seafood linguine and warming ginger cake.

Thank CCsReviews
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Located in Chateau Big White. Good selection of food, friendly service and the gluhwein was delicious.

Thank deane63
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173 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of the nicer restaurants in Big White for atmosphere and the food was fine but not exciting. Wine by the glass was pricey but did feature a good selection. Service was above average.

Thank RaseBanun
Brantford, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a lovely lunch here after skiing all morning. The atmosphere was very nice with a fireplace in the middle of the main area. Service was very good with a nice selection of craft beer on tap. The place was 75% full which made things very comfortable. The homemade turkey sandwich was very good and the guests I was with... More 

Thank EVLJack
Newmarket, Canada
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220 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Service was good although it was not busy. Started with the charcuterie board. Nice selection. The ribs were very good and a large portion so had to take the rest which made a good addition to dinner the following evening. Was hoping to have the seafood chowder which I had before and enjoyed but it is only available at lunch.

Thank Janet K
Kelowna, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Lunch was delicious,well priced, service was really good. Nice atmosphere, looking out at the business of the Village. Would definitely return for dinner!

Thank Georgette1011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 37
Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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?