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Steeples Restaurant

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2744 East Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R2W0, Canada
250.743.1887
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful service and personable staff

I love the small size room with a warm feeling - the wood is wonderfully BC. The menu is very good - lots of choice and a wonderful place to celebrate a special date.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
143863
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Had the seafood plate . Plate full of chips & calamari ( which I'm sure was fake kind ) everything else fried . My 1 oyster was lovely . 2 prawns in shell looked & tasted like they had seen better days

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1 Thank Angie M
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I love the small size room with a warm feeling - the wood is wonderfully BC. The menu is very good - lots of choice and a wonderful place to celebrate a special date.

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Thank 143863
Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This was a very good restaurant but is it now closed. Went there two weeks ago another closure! We will miss the food, staff and cozy interior. Best luck to the owners in the future.

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Thank lynnwilltravel
Mill Bay, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great venue service and food mediocre. I'd pass this one up. Menu was limited and service like the food were disappointing.

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Thank Kent C
Duncan, Canada
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had dined at Steeples about 2 years ago and remember the food was incredible...fine dining all the way....steaks so tender they could be cut with a fork. So when we got a Groupon for dinner for 2 for Christmas, we were excited to go. We even invited another couple to join us. Little things got my attention as soon... More 

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3 Thank ange53_10
West Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Well what an evening! We eat out fairly regularly and we have never experienced bad service like this before, ever. Our waiter, turns out is the manager/proprietor, puts his head down and shakes disapprovingly when we asked for half fries & half salad! Perhaps he thinks his place is too up-market for that sort of thing, but the level of... More 

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6 Thank Wobblyknee
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Steeples has become on of my absolute favorite restaurants. Every meal I have had there has amazed me. I have even planned little get- aways around the fact that I want to go to Steeples for dinner. It was my mom's birthday and I wanted it to be special, so I booked a suite at the Prancing Horse Retreat (also... More 

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Thank iris61_10
Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Was concerned prior to eating here with all the negative reviews. In our circumstance they were unwarranted. We did make a reservation and it was for shortly after opening (5:15ish) so the restaurant was not busy at all. Our server said "it was her first day" but she was very pleasant and tried hard. She was guided in her interactions... More 

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Thank elgermac
Shawnigan Lake
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Unfortunately this quaint little restaurant in Shawanigan Lake is struggling to produce quality food.

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Thank 02Africa2012
Duncan, Canada
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We really enjoy having dinner at Steeples. We have never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is amazing, service is outstanding and the servers are very personable. Everything we have tried here has been outstanding. I have a food allergy and they take it very serious here. This past weekend we decided to go. I had the calamari as my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2744 East Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Shawnigan Lake
  • Phone Number: 250.743.1887

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?