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Driftwood Cafe at the Wickaninnish Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews scones charcuterie plate breakfast sandwich bread oysters chesterman beach light breakfast professional and friendly service nice view of the beach elegant decor beach walk lunch or dinner delicious food wick chef waves fireplace
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect setting for a quick coffee and snack when you just want to sit and watch the waves after a long walk on beautiful Chesterman beach. Outdoor seating is perfect when weather permits.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank kinderale
Reviewed March 17, 2019

The breakfast sandwiches were very good. But I would like to commend the very professional and friendly service I received from the young lady who served us on the morning of March 16th. She was by herself and she handled serving an onslaught of customers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Lorrena B
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

This is such a cute little spot. This little cafe has tasty baked goods, breakfast sandwiches and fancy espresso drinks. We popped in just to get a couple of americanos to-go while we finished up a beach walk. I can’t say I recommend the espresso....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank VanIsleMonkey
guestrelationswick, Guest Relations Coordinator at Driftwood Cafe at the Wickaninnish Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear VanIsleMonkey, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Driftwood Café through Trip Advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed the atmosphere, baked goods and breakfast sandwiches offered. Please accept our sincere apology that you found the espresso overly acidic. We thank you for...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019

Light bites, good service, delicious food, pretty view, access to the beach. My husband had a hot breakfast sandwich and I had a scone with cream and homemade jam that was delicious but quite small. Newspapers and a little free art gallery.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fiveft2
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this small and quiet cafe inside the hotel to have coffee and tea. Nice settings and nice view of the beach. Great service!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joseph20131008
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Stopped in here for a hot chocolate after a walk on the beach. This is just a small place, but has a nice view of the beach. Servers were lovely.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank suzabella60
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Delightful Spa. You can relax in the hot tub looking out at the beautiful ocean before your treatment. Very professional masseuse Thoroughly enjoyed it

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Happiness677373
Reviewed September 18, 2018

If you are not wanting a 5 star formal dining experience then the Driftwood Café at the Wickaninnish Inn is a great alternative. Light and casual options and a great choice for breakfast as well. We enjoyed a great cheese platter to share plus a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank johnt673
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The Driftwood Cafe is a lovely spot to stop and just relax over a coffee, watching the beach, having a snack. It’s chilled, distinctly Canadian in decor and has the perfect cultivated vibe of a boutique hotel. Service was impeccable and staff were lovely.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Matvl
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Their chicken sandwich is amazing! Staff is friendly and location is perfect. Patio has view of beach. Highly recommended for grabbing a bite.

Date of visit: June 2018
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August 31, 2017|
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Response from Canucksontheloose | Reviewed this property |
Toll free number for The Inn to ask (or can transfer you to the Cafe number) is 1-800-333-4604. Cafe number (according to Tofino Tourism) is: 250.725.3106 or 250.725.3100.
August 31, 2016|
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Response from guestrelationswick | Property representative |
Dear fxrmoe, Thank you for your comments and question with respect to service at our Driftwood Café. I can assure you that we value each and every Trip Advisor Review as comments from our guests provides us with... More
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