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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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Good for:
Large groups

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food at reasonable prices!

If you want to try something a little different in a beautiful location this is for you. Tasty dishes, good portions, at a reaonable price. We take our guests here when they are visiting Kelowna.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Peter B
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Kelowna BC, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

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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L4r4k3
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128 reviews 128 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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Kelowna BC, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you want to try something a little different in a beautiful location this is for you. Tasty dishes, good portions, at a reaonable price. We take our guests here when they are visiting Kelowna.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great live music while having dinner. Bands change frequently. Food was good. Patio open in summer, with nice garden. Make a reservation to get a table.

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

14 of us had really good time with great food and band with champagne included. Danced till midnight.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We chose to go to the Minstrel for New Year's Eve this year for their great food and music. The band was fun and the dance floor was crowded which is what we all wanted, however, the food was less than par. The lamb meatballs which was one of two appetizers was the best item of my meal. I chose... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Ordered the Oso bucco to go as my wife was there on a biz dinner .....Just average and overcooked nothing to write home about !!!

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Minstrel Cafe constantly surprises with the quality of the food and the excellence of the entertainment on offer. The cover charge is always reasonable, and it's a delight to see such A list acts as Maria Muldaur and Duke Robillard in an intimate setting.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Minstrel Cafe is out of downtown on Lakeshore Road. Popular with locals it seemed. Excellent food, well presented, good variety of choices. Nice atmosphere, often entertainment on weekends. Good wait staff and service. Seafood, meat choices, pasta and some spicier options, enjoyed seafood fettuccine. Appetizers tasty as well. The$5 cover charge on entertainment if staying after 8 pm was... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Very quick service and happened to come on a night when there was no entertainment surcharge! Really enjoyed the fresh fruit and cheese platter - full of flavour and very good size.

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Restaurant Details

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 0 - 27

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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