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Minstrel Cafe and Pub

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4638 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 1X5, Canada
250.764.2301
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Out of the way but worth finding!

This relaxed pub has excellent food. We have visited here a few times & each time we have walked away happy with whatever we have eaten. Likewise our friends. Minstrel is not downtown so you would have to make it a mission to find them, but you will be happy you do. I would suggest calling ahead... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Premkumar C
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Large groups
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English first
Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is close to where we live and always a great place to go. It has all the qualities we look for in a restaurant and frequently come back when we can. Highly recommend this restaurant

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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This used to be an excellent restaurant when Blair ran it. However, he is no longer there and our night out was a complete disaster. First of all, the waiter insulted one of the guests in our party. Then we waited for about fifteen minutes for someone to come and take our drink order. The table next to us turned... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

What a romantic, intimate place to have dinner, dance and enjoy live music. The waitress and manager spent extra time with us ... to enhance our experience. We danced many dances and interacted directly from the musicians from Saskatchewan!! :-)

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Cairns, Australia
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Firstly, the service was excellent but the food was average at best. My steak was painfully thin and overcooked while my wifes lamb shanks were ok. The menu sounds a lot better than the food that arrives.

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Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This relaxed pub has excellent food. We have visited here a few times & each time we have walked away happy with whatever we have eaten. Likewise our friends. Minstrel is not downtown so you would have to make it a mission to find them, but you will be happy you do. I would suggest calling ahead because seating can... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Loved everything from the meal to the staff. Beautiful atmosphere inside and out with an amazing patio with a giant tree that is filled with lights for you to dine under, very romantic. Prices and portions are perfect.

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Spokane, Washington
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I love this place. It is beautiful inside and although the patio was still closed for this visit, I have been there before and can say it is one of the prettiest patios I've seen at a restaurant. The food and wine were both wonderful. We stayed for the first set of music and were impressed with the band. We... More 

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kamloops, b.c.
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere, excellent food. Came on a quiet night, service was fast and server was efficient. Good food choices, prices and quality.

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

about a year ago i gave this restaurant a bad review. I had a really terrible experience with the owner. i didn't go back. Now, there are new owners, and i went back. same classy atmosphere, but minus him. I wanted to re-review to offset my review a while ago, as i can't paint the new owners with an old... More 

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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love this restaurant and it never disappoints. We try to eat here at least once whenever we are in Kelowna. They often have entertainment and if you want to really hear the entertainment dont sit in the booths sit at a table

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Additional Information about Minstrel Cafe and Pub

Address: 4638 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 1X5, Canada
Phone Number: 250.764.2301
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna
Average Prices: USD 27
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4638 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 1X5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna
  • Phone Number: 250.764.2301

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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