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Shawnigan House Coffee & Chocolate

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1761 Shawnigan-Mill Bay Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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06:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I visit my inlaws in the area frequently and always include this place on my must go list. The coffee is great and they have great chocolate treats plus other little bites. Co located with a bakery and sandwich store next door that makes great food also. Dont miss this place if your travelling through!!!

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Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I love the atmosphere, the friendliness, the coffee, chocolate and bakery in the centre of Shawnigan. We are very lucky to have this centre of all social life in the village. It is just the best!

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Thank Janice R
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2 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The coffee house is small but has excellent seating outside that has totally been redone this summer. Some of the best coffee drinks I have had. If you love a great chocolate with your coffee this place is a must. Amazing assortment and quality. And for those not so inclined there is an incredible bakery next door. AND both are... More 

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Thank Debbi B
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Consistently good coffee and friendly service. When visiting shawnigan lake i go there everyday. Great bakery attached as well.

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Thank Terry S
Shawnigan_House, Public Relations Manager at Shawnigan House Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this review

Thank you Terry! You rock :) More 

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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

They have several inventive drinks which are very good along with some well made standard drinks. The chocolates are very tasty and very fresh tasting. Service is pretty fast and pleasant.

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Thank gracelise
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was so surprised that such a good place to meet family, friends, or your "someone special person" to have a coffee, etc. existed in the small village of Shawnigan Lake. It is attached to a bakery that has to "die for" goodies. I have lived in the area since 1959 and this is the place to buy chocolates -... More 

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Thank 143863
Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What a neat-looking place, nice porch with tables for enjoying a coffee or pastry or sandwich. The parking situation is not so good, however. It was scary trying to back up from the front entrance as it is right on the highway and at a curved part, so the oncoming traffic may not see us backing up. There is no... More 

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Thank Cheryl S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Watched as women in Oma's Bakery made sandwiches without gloves scraping egg from a spoon onto bread with her bare hands. Hair in face. Not a problem whisk it away with your bare hand because you don't have a hair net on. Cover the entire sandwich with bare hand and cut the sandwich. Wipe hands on apron and start again.... More 

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Thank esteph_9
Shawnigan_House, Public Relations Manager at Shawnigan House Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this review

Sorry to hear of your experience, we are only just seeing this now. The coffee shop and the bakery are actually separate entities run by different people. Oma's may not have their own trip advisor page. More 

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699 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

With the Malahat closed had to reroute through Shawnigan Lake and glad I had the opportunity to discover this great coffee place. Limited seating inside. Great coffee and food choices.

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Thank DEEvaluator
Mill Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Have been here many times and am never disappointed. Friendly service, great coffee and the chocolate treats are beyond good. Recommend for anyone who wants to stop for taste of quiet country.

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Thank donnamae43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1761 Shawnigan-Mill Bay Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Shawnigan Lake
Description
Your community-driven coffee and chocolate shop serving locally roasted coffee, in-house chocolates and Cowichan Valley teas.

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