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In the Beantime Cafe

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18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
250 245 2305
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
More than just coffee!

We were looking for a place to eat on a Sunday afternoon in the winter and stumbled across this little gem. Nice and bright inside, we enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was fresh and tasty. Not a huge menu, but a little something for all taste. The coffee was excellent and so was the service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
CowichanRenee
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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our hotel offered us breakfast there as part of our stay and I am so glad they did. We continued eating there for breakfast for the rest of our stay . Excellent!

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Chemainus, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Large variety of food and drinks. Too noisy and too small for elderley people and a wee bit uncomfortable to sit. The food was overpriced I thought and the coffee was cold.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This little coffee shop is located in a building that was once a bank. The cooler is the old vault and you can always bank on a friendly smile from the staff and a great cup of coffee along with fine food and tasty treats. A great location to meet friends for coffee. Sign up for their newsletter and you... More 

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Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everything is great from the food to the staff. Lots to choose from and everything seems very fresh. Even live music on occasion!

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Duncan, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were looking for a place to eat on a Sunday afternoon in the winter and stumbled across this little gem. Nice and bright inside, we enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was fresh and tasty. Not a huge menu, but a little something for all taste. The coffee was excellent and so was the service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

we discovered this coffee "by accident" and were absolutely pleased by the kindness of its owners, the service and the product. Even special requests as lactose free milk were taken into consideration. The menu is handwritten on the blackboard and proves orginality. Definitely a place to go when in need for a nice cup of coffee

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Ladysmith, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

excellent food and coffees. atmosphere is cozy and friendly. Excellent location close to the main street with some great little shops and a fabulous bakery just steps away.

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Ladysmith, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This small out of the way is the best coffee roaster and grinder.The coffee even tastes as good as the aroma of fresh roasted coffee. Menu selection is great. Try avoiding rush time as space is limited

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is our coffee stop now on our trips up-island. Always good coffee, a great bakery display (although no GF when we were there) and the menu is pretty extensive. The food takes a while to prepare, but it is fresh, very tasty, and there is lots of it. Their GF bread, baked on-site, is the best I have ever... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Love there freshly brewed coffee..a small place but they have variety of menus.I love the smell of there freshly grounded beans every time you go in to there shop..a cozy place to go.

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Address: 18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
Phone Number: 250 245 2305
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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  • Address: 18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: 250 245 2305

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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