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Brambles Bistro

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29985 Downes Rd | Tanglebank Gardens, Abbotsford, British Columbia V4X 1Z8, Canada
+1 604-856-9339
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Abbotsford, Canada
1 review
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Brambles Bistro has great food, but their service is often slow. I have been there 4 times and each time there is a significant wait for a table (even though there are tables available the staff just haven't had time to clear them), wait awhile for the food, and sometimes even the bill. The experience would be so much more... More 

Thank chap81
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14 reviews
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here yesterday for lunch a lovely little garden centre with a very good restaurant. Reminds me of the UK , so many garden centres have restaurants which makes for a nice afternoon out . Had a wait as it was to cold to sit outside, but worth the drive from Port Coquitlam. Can only book for 6 or more... More 

Thank Kay J
Abbotsford, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

Brambles is one-of-a-kind little bistro nestled within gorgeous Tanglebank Gardens. It is always packed, even with reservations for 8, there was a moderate wait. Lunch, however, was worth waiting for! I love the breakfast/brunch dishes such as the enormous and filling sandwich with generous stacks of ham, egg and horseradish spread along with amazing fried potatoes. All the dishes received... More 

Thank Momandcompany
San Jose
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417 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Totally lucked out stumbling upon Brambles Bistro while out for a drive. We also lucked out only needing a table for two. The place was packed on a sunny Thursday at lunchtime. My dining companion and I each had a sandwich and salad. We shared a very yummy lemon tart for dessert. Most excellent!

Thank 100countries_or_bust
Abbotsford, Canada
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I took my mom here for lunch for the first time and we both really enjoyed it. I love how it's also a nursery, such a nice peaceful atmosphere. I ordered the bean and yam chilli and it was very good, my mom had the Reuben sandwich and she said it was fantastic. The server was prompt as well and... More 

Thank yupimjudgy
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

if you do have extra time, a walk through the gardens is a great way to spend it. we had a 4-generation family lunch here and it was lovely. i had the duck clubhouse and highly recommend it. the service was wonderful and we all left with a small treat from the shop. it was a very pleasant afternoon.

Thank ufemaster
Brenda F, Owner at Brambles Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words. We're so glad you and your family enjoyed there time here at our Bistro and Gardens. Those kind of comments make it all worth while. More 

Courtenay, Canada
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

Second visit was just as good as the first - I love it when that happens! Tried different things this time, though. I had a grilled cheese with "bourbon bacon" with a side of chili. The sandwich, although great, was overshadowed by the excellent side dish of chili! My sister had the Spinach Salad, which she has had many times... More 

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Brenda F, Owner at Brambles Bistro, responded to this review

We're so pleased your second visit was as good as the first. Our staff work very hard at making our guests visit the best it can be. Thank you for those kind words and we're looking forward to your "third" visit. More 

Vancouver BC
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209 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nothing like a quality brunch, near a fireplace in a beautiful and festive setting. That's what we discovered on our latest visit to this restaurant. Located on a nursery, it has a very unique atmosphere that immediately helps the stresses of the day fall away. The food is unique, the presentation of the dishes obviously is important to the owners... More 

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Brenda F, Owner at Brambles Bistro, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to Tanglebank Gardens and Brambles Bistro. We work hard at making this a destination where people love to visit again and again. Hearing comments like yours makes it all worthwhile! More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Off the beaten track, Brambles Bistro is a hidden gem! The food is wonderful as are the surroundings. Worth the drive!

Thank alhalhalal
Abbotsford, Canada
1 review
Reviewed October 23, 2015

I visited Brambles Bistro yesterday with a friend and was so impressed with the food and the service that although I rarely write reviews I really wanted to let people know about this venue. My friend and I share a birthday and each year we go out for lunch to celebrate. This year we decided on Brambles Bistro at Tanglebank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29985 Downes Rd | Tanglebank Gardens, Abbotsford, British Columbia V4X 1Z8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Abbotsford
  • Phone Number: +1 604-856-9339

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