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In the Beantime Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe,
18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
+1 250-245-2305
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (2 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Canadian
€€ - €€€
18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place used to be the best in town but they are no longer King. For some reason something has changed.

Thank Fueldiva52
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have eaten here a number of times in the past and while we found the food okay, it was never bad like it has been recently. On the last 3 occasions, we had the eggs benny, classic and the special bennies of the day....More

Thank EchoRink
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Delicious soup and sandwich lunch..Quiet patio A little slow in service but after hiking all morning enjoyed the delicious sandwich of chicken and cheese. Panini was generous. Would highly recommend!

Thank OakBayEats
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I used to love this place--friendly staff, great coffee and food, welcoming and clean restaurant. On my past two visits however, I have been extremely disappointed. I took my family there for breakfast this past weekend and was greeted by a rather glum person at...More

Thank BohoMinnesota
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a bright airy bistro with many snack choices as well. I enjoyed my latte and other guests appeared to be quite happy with their choices. My wife and I found it a bit noisy for casual conversation - this is perhaps exacerbated by...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Eaten here many times. Great food and coffee. Really nice atmosphere as well. Can't go wrong. Just beware it gets really busy at lunchtime.

Thank LongKeel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I meet a friend for lunch on Fridays, and this was a spot we chose to try out based on other recommendations. I give In the Beantime high marks for the space, and moderate marks for the food. First the food - good to very...More

Thank CDfromBC
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The food was the best. Campbell is one great cook. Everything is from scratch. The decor fits the cafe so well

Thank sharon H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Usually have lunches at this restaurant and appreciate the quick service, tasty food and great prices. Staff are always friendly.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really cute restaurant to go to. They make great homemade soups &'sandwiches. It is small but quaint.

Thank marilynwants
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22 June 2017|
Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Thursday 7AM–5PM Friday 7AM–5PM Saturday 7AM–5PM Sunday 8AM–4PM Monday 7AM–5PM Tuesday 7AM–5PM Wednesday 7AM–5PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-245-2305
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