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Bistro at Westwood Lake - CLOSED

2367 Arbot Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6S9, Canada
+1 250-753-2866
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
14 Nov 2016
“"Bistro at Westwood Lake" is no more. It is now "Christina's at the Lake"”
14 Nov 2016
“Absolutely amazing food and service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
2367 Arbot Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6S9, Canada
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21 - 30 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Well worth the short drive from the heart of downtown Nanaimo. Beautiful location by a small lake. Still pretty even though it was raining. They were very accommodating with our order. We wanted to share the four course meal and make it a three course....More

Thank terrionly
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My mother hosted a dinner here for my dad's 90th birthday party. Chef Kellie Callender and the team at the Bistro at Westwood Lake put on a wonderful multi course menu for 21 people. Four course dinner with multiple choices for each course, wonderfully prepared...More

Thank GaryN4321
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We took our hosts in Nanaimo here for a farewell meal of some great food including the ubiquitous BC halibut but this time cooked and presented to perfection. Surprisingly in July it was near empty but it was a weekday evening. The whole meal was...More

Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We came to Westwood lake to hiking and visit this restaurant. Server is nice, food is tasting and good. A little bit expensive.

Thank Bessiezhang
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We recently had lunch at the bistro. 3 out of the 4 of us ordered the Smokey BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Double Smoked Bacon, Brie, Ciabatta Bun with soup. We enjoyed the soup, however the sandwich was something that looked like it had been through a...More

4  Thank TeeLeeDo
Juliana H, Chef at Bistro at Westwood Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hi, We did receive your email and we appreciate the feedback, you happened to come while we were in the process of a menu crossover. For our old menu we were running a pulled barbeque chicken sandwich, we recently bought a smoker and decided to...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

5pm Reservation and the restaurant was not open, we had knock on the door! Warm day and they had not open the windows, very hot and stuffy, no air conditioning. We were a party of 4 and no one else in the restaurant and we...More

4  Thank Nanaimo-Travellers2
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a little off the beaten track but well worth the effort. Sitting out on the patio on a lovely Summer afternoon is a highlight. The food is above average, with a flare for the unusual.

Thank 351daisy
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Some of the finest food in Nanaimo served with great attention to detail in the midst of a lovely setting. A wonderful place for a celebration.

1  Thank 920elianah
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My son and I wanted a quiet spot with good food, and a view. This was perfect. We enjoyed the patio view of the water and the food was excellent.

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

What a lovely setting and delicious food! Chef Kelly prepared and personally served a special menu catering to our food preferences, utilizing local ingredients, delicately crafted and artfully presented. A special evening to remember - thank you!!

Thank dbulloc2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Canadian, American
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2367 Arbot Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6S9, Canada (Formerly Bistro at Westwood Lake)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-2866
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