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Drumroaster Coffee

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian
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1400 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L3, Canada
(250) 743-5200
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Cobble Hill, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best coffee on the island and great muffins. This casual coffee shop is a local drop in spot to enjoy coffee and visit with friends....nice place to frequent!!

1 Thank rlloyd2016
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is simply the best coffee in Cowichan Valley...locals harger & visitors need to stop in! The food is simple, fresh & perfect for a quick bite while indulging in a deep conversation with your best friend, business colleague or partner.

Thank Jody J
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The best!! Introduced to this coffee house by a local. I was a Starbucks junkie, but I will travel out of my way to go to Drumroaster now. Truly the best coffee and lattes. Their baked goods are delicious, cinnamon brioche..mmmm . Locally owned. Now if they only did Cashew Nut milk for their lattes....:)

Thank Michelle L
Abbotsford, Canada
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Really a great coffee. Travelling with friends who have a summer place near by were certain this was the best coffee around, so I was more than happy to stop with them. They were right. Great coffee, very smooth and robust. We took a pound with us so we could take a trip and not leave the farm so to... More 

Thank Miles C
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Whether it's the smell, the sight or the hustle and bustle of a good coffee shop, you can always get a perfect coffee experience at Drumroaster. Great coffee, snacks and atmosphere. Having a repair shop next door is like looking at high end Italian sports cars in the Lamborghini or pininfarina factory while sipping a coffee. No nonsense coffee done... More 

Thank tavbike
Cowichan Bay, Canada
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Great coffee integrity. Buys their beans in a socially responsible way. Good baked goods. Nice family that run a tight coffee ship. All good.

Thank Gary A
Geneva, Switzerland
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60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have worked in the coffee business for a while and let me tell you this guys are doing it great Great coffee sources from the correct areas of the world, and traceable to the farm!!! That's quiet amazing Socially responsible with coffee growers and very commuted to have the best coffee for their customers I will go back anytime... More 

Thank El_expl0rad0r
Cobble Hill, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

One of favourite places to go, meet others and enjoy a break between stops. We enjoy the sun outdoors!

Thank Randy L
Nanaimo, Canada
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Coffee is what a coffee shop is all about, this Drumroaster doesn't disappoint. I requested a Cortado, and although it wasn't on the coffee menu it was made up without question and was nice and strong. There's a nice outdoor patio area which is obviously a local meeting place.

Thank 29carfrae
Victoria, Canada
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593 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Good service, good coffee and food, lots of seating and although rural, there was a lineup to get coffee and food. Located just off the TransCanada highway near the Cobble Hill and Cowichan Bay intersection in a strip mall.

Thank dennisjoanna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cobble Hill
  • Phone Number: (250) 743-5200

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