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In the Beantime 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” (5 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch is great and a nice place to meet for coffee that is comfortable and laid back. There is plenty of seating and usually not a problem to find seating. Small hometown feeling with a decent menu to choose from. Barista on site for specialty...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Trendy little restaurant. We had good food & plenty of it. In fact next time we go my husband & I will share a lunch. The Thai style chicken wrap was delicious, I took 1/2 of it home. The service was very friendly. We'll go...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Since the Old Bakery is - like almost all shops - closed on sundays, we found by chance this lovely, trendy and well frequented alternative. A whole list of daily features is written on a blackboard. My wife chose a clubhouse sandwich and I had...More

Thank harmonie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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

Thank Fueldiva52
Reviewed 28 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 28 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
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23 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, Brunch, Lunch
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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