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Steeples Restaurant

2744 East Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R2W0, Canada
250.743.1887
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Shawnigan lake
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

First off, Darren Cole, the owner, is rude as hell not only to his staff, but to his guests. He has this fake plastic surgery smile and creeps you out. Secondly, the food is not very good, taste like a five year old got crazy in the kitchen, and you can tell it's cheap and not fresh. The servers are... More

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Victoria B.C.
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We've been to Steeples a few times and we've always come away a bit disappointed with the service and food. But we've come back thinking maybe we just got an "off" night. After all the location in Shawnigan Lake is great and the building itself is very nice outside and in. We decided to take my mother there for her... More

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Absolutely the worst. The owner is weird and creepy and took 20 Minutes to TAKE our order, and didn't even acknowledge that we had been waiting...the server was disheveled and looked like she hadn't showered (sorry). The food took VERY long to get to us. Nearly 30 minutes and it wasn't busy. The food was sub par, and we had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Steeples is located in the beautiful Vancouver Island scenery of lakes and pine forests. The meal for two was excellent and the service was exceptional! The owner even offered us a lift after we had problems with our car!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Awesome food, service and atmosphere for Sunday Brunch with mom. From the greeting to the Caesar cocktail loaded with goodies including asparagus and prawns to the yummy creative benedict to the tiamisu, all around awesome!

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Duncan B.C.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A suuny spring day in Shawnigan Lake Village close to Lake. This restaurant is a converted church- hence the name. Lunch time in the middle of the week it was uncrowded and a delightful setting for 5 of us to get together to enjoy conversation and food.We did enjoy it. The menu is interesting and a visit for dinner with... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great food .... steak and seafood was very tasty as were the corn/shrimp fritters and salad. Service was okay. Wait staffs seemed a bit untrained - one tried to take away a plate that was not finished and another did not keep track of whom ordered what.

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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We are biased -- we love this little place and go it as often as we can on our way up or down the Island. We love the atmosphere, the size and the friendly service. The food is always good and we look forward to meals here. I had the mussels this time and almost ordered a second portion they... More

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Qualicum Beach, B C
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stopped for lunch at about 1 p.m. Restaurant was extremely quiet but the meals were excellent and the service very good. A very good variety of gluten free choices which was good for my friend. My chicken wrap was excellent and the slaw salad was one of the best. My friend had the pork with cranberries which was also very... More

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Victoria BC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We went to the restaurant on Sat night. We were wanting a quiet night out and some good food. We had mussles, oysters, calimari, steak, wine and fresh strawberries for dessert. It was great food and there was even a really nice folk band to listen to. We had a long meal (close to 3 hours) Loved the tableside desserts/service... More

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