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Tree-House Cafe

106 Purvis Lane, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2S5, Canada
+1 250-537-5379
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Purvis Lane, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2S5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we first arrived, the restaurant was full. The woman who greeted us was curt, but we thanked her and went elsewhere. We were soon back though, as nothing else was open or available. We asked the same woman if it was still full, as...More

Thank Mack M
Reviewed 4 days ago

a cute cafe with delicious food and plenty of options for vegetarians and vegans. it was busy when we arrived but we walked around the square while waiting for a table and one was ready by the time we returned.

Thank Cassandra L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were told there would be a 20 minute wait for a table so we put our names down and went for a wander. When we came back we were told it would be another 15-20 minutes. Luckily the food was well worth the wait...More

Thank Cromwell84
Reviewed 1 week ago

worst service ever will not be going bad the rudest server I have ever encountered in my life and the food was mediocre at best will not be returning not that they care they are so small they always have a wait ......

Thank deborah805
Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfasts were delicious and coffee divine. All 4 meals at my table were enjoyed immensely, although they recently changed the burger recipe (no more cumin) which is a disappointment.

Thank jebking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch between arriving on the island and waiting for our room to be ready...so glad we did! It is quite small so we had a bit of a wait to get seated and I order a chai which was delicious. We were...More

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique location - it really is a treehouse, in/around a tree or three. You have to be careful not to bump your head on overhanging limbs. A fun place to dine, though it will be less than comfortable on cold or rainy evenings. Live...More

Thank screen-gem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Funky restaurant with a tree in the middle, it was cool and they supplied us with a blanket to wrap around, the foodies excellent and great service, we had a bit of a wait because it was very busy, we thoroughly enjoyed our lunch

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waited 45 minutes for a table for six. Only to find out it was going to be at least that much longer. I LOVE the food here. It is such a historic venue. Really wanted the kids to enjoy what represents Salt Spring Island to...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A sunny September afternoon allowed us to enjoy the outdoor seating. Inside is cheerful as well. Service was excellent as was the food. I ordered the roasted yam quesadilla with a chai tea, and my friend had the lamb gyro. We both cleaned our plates...More

Thank JetBetty
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.38 miles away
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.08 miles away
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.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Salt Spring Island's Saturday Market
197 reviews
.12 miles away
Saltspring Visitor Information Center
50 reviews
.06 miles away
Ganges Inner Harbour
32 reviews
.08 miles away
Jill Louise Campbell Fine Art Gallery
23 reviews
.02 miles away
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Questions & Answers
Connie S
October 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Devnter | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there in August.
August 2, 2017|
Response from _ltower407 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call them and ask. It's a fairly small place. Might be better to go to bigger place.
Beverly F
July 15, 2017|
Response from TreeHouseCafe | Property representative |
Breakfast is served till 11:30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Purvis Lane, Ganges, British Columbia V8K 2S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island  >  Ganges
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-5379
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We are passionate about serving delicious, wholesome food prepared from scratch. Our cafe is located in the heritage cottage next to Mouat’s in the heart of Ganges village on beautiful Salt Spring Island. We are a one of a kind restaurant and music venue with live music under the stars every night of the summer featuring some of the best live music you will hear anywhere.
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