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“Neat place, so-so food ”
Review of Horseshoe Bay Inn

Horseshoe Bay Inn
Ranked #22 of 41 Restaurants in Chemainus
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

It was neat having dinner in a place that is almost 125 years old! The beer was just ok, and the food was poor. Tried the pub standard of fish and chips, but the fish was tiny inside a large greasy breading.
Would go again, but be careful what you order.

2  Thank Dan468
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Went for dinner a few weeks ago and the meal was outstanding. One meal was Baron of Beef and the other was the Schnitzel. Service was good and food was delivered quickly. We were impressed. Then this past Sunday we went for breakfast. Again, service was good but the meal was not so good. We were one of two couples there. THe other couple had been served when we entered. We ordered a couple of simple breakfasts and it took forever to get them to the table. My Omlette was okay but a bit bland. My wife's order was to have her eggs over hard. Both were liquid. We sent the meal back and they came back still runny. Add to that the fact they never kept the rest of food on the plate warm and you have a wasted breakfast. The difference between out two visits was the chef. A fellow cooked the dinner and it was a lady for the breakfast. There were many people there for the dinner seating and almost no one there for breakfast. Maybe visitors already knew what we learned.

It is a great facility with a real effort to create a pleasant environment. We want to go back but without changes, breakfast will not be scheduled there again. A good chef is critical......all day long. Chemainus needs affordable places to eat with a good ambiance. THis environment beats the Haida Way and Bonnie Martin's. This place should have way more people using the restaurant and a good chef will ensure people return over and over.

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Thank Chemainiacfolk
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

There was a lovely wood burning fire as we walked in. Very clean environment. Good service as we sat down. Food was very tasty and promptly serviced. I would definitely go back to watch the Blue Jays win.

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Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Absolutely shocking. Worst food ever. Wine from a cask. We were unfortunate enough to attend on the comedy night. Made us pay $12 per head to listen to that disgusting, crude, foul attempt at humour, where nobody except a relative would laugh.

3  Thank Craig D
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

A girlfriend and I had dinner there last night. We saw a Sandwich Board outside advertising that Veal Cutlets was the special. We did not realize until we looked at the menu that there is a special every night.
We were pleased that the Veal Cutlets were on special as we both like them. That is what we ordered and they were so delicious and tender. There were garden vegetables and dither mashed potatoes, rice pilaf or fries . We both had the mashed potatoes which were very good.
I also had a piece of blueberry pie a la mode and it was also delicious.
We ate in the pub but there is also a restaurant in the building.

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Thank idonna2015
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