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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
+1 250-743-5200
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Halifax, Canada
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Vancouver Island and day tripping up Island. Stopped in for a coffee and it was excellent, nice staff and easy to access from the highway.

Thank Sandra M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

lucky for me, this is my local coffee shop. spacious, clean location. staff is friendly. parking can be hard but is always doable.

Thank Twyla D
Courtenay, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Always stop here for coffee heading up-island. Good sandwiches/panino's too! Get a straight espresso and compare versus the mall version.

Thank upislander
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I support local businesses as much as I can, that said, as much as the service is great I can't say as much for the food quality. Asked for a tuna melt minus the banana peppers. They just pulled the peppers out of a sandwich which had been sitting there for hours, it was disgusting. Sadly it was take out... More 

Thank quincytoo
Victoria, Canada
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place we always stop when going up Island. Great coffee, baked goods, friendly atmosphere and clean washrooms. What more can you ask for?

Thank MossnClover
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We like to go to the Drumroaster when we are passing through Cobble Hill. They make very good coffee and espresso drinks. The cafe is also a nice place to sit and have a conversation with a friend

Thank Dan K
Duncan, Canada
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We can get Drumroaster coffee in many restaurants in lower Vancouver Island because it's acknowledged to be the best. We occasionally drop by the outlet to buy whole packaged roasted coffee beans that never disappoint.

Thank Becky H
Cobble Hill, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 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
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 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

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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
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: +1 250-743-5200

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