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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: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    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
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Spokane, Washington
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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L4r4k3
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129 reviews 129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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Kelowna BC, Canada
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6 reviews 6 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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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
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?