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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bean there, done that!

Coffee bar, bistro. Excellent food. They built us a custom panini. Good service and nice atmosphere. They even made a good decaf Mocha.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Linda-Ann B
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Aldergrove, Canada
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Aldergrove, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Coffee bar, bistro. Excellent food. They built us a custom panini. Good service and nice atmosphere. They even made a good decaf Mocha.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

we headed to ladysmith from victoria, and walked through town until we found a place that looked nice to eat. My friend had the Ruben and I had a 'white death' cinny bun and loved every bite!

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

What sets this cafe apart is the food. It has become our "go to" spot on trips to and from Nanaimo. Not a large but varied and totally adequate menu, prices are reasonable and the staff are friendly. Older building with charm. No mobility parking out front but I don't recall any steps inside or out. My 95 year old... More 

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

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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

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  • Cuisine: Cafe

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