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Forester's at OlympicView

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Canadian, Bar, Pub
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643 Latoria Rd | Olympic View Golf Club, Langford, British Columbia V9C 3A3, Canada
+1 250-474-3673
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07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 20:00
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Portland, Oregon
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235 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife's cousins who live in Colwood took us here for lunch -- they said it was their favorite spot. I had the halibut ban mi (excellent although not very Vietnamese-tasting) and my wife had the seafood chowder. Given the glorious view, great service and food, it was a delightful experience.

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Thank DeHypnotist
Surrey, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We ate here as part of a golf and dine package. The steak is very well prepared, the salads and veggies are all fresh and tasty. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is light and upbeat.

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Thank Matt_JoAnn
Victoria
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103 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We do not get to this restaurant often, but, as they had a three course Valentine's dinner we visited and enjoyed a nice meal. My wife started off with the Honey Roasted Pear Salad and then the Steak main course finishing with a Lemon Tart. I had the Kushi Oyster starter then the Roast Duck and lastly the same dessert.... More 

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Thank VictoriaFanofMaui
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We live just around the corner from Olympic View golf course. We don't play golf but we love going to Forester's restaurant there! We love the view over the course and we have never had a bad meal there. Mostly we love the fish and chips but we have had other entres and been equally happy with them. We always... More 

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Thank Bev W
Calgary, AB
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144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This golf course restaurant has a lovely patio where you can watch the golfers come up to the 18th hole. There seemed to only be one server handling the patio and the restaurant inside, it took about 15 minutes for her to come out to take our drink order, after that the service was prompt.

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Thank CanadianCalgary_AB
Victoria, Canada
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187 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Four of us enjoyed a fine dinner on a fine July evening, out on the large terrace. We shared starters of fries (delicious) and calamari. Two of the group ordered the steak and scallops, one opted for the halibut and chips and I enjoyed pasta with prawns, chorizo, sundried tomatoes and more. We all agreed the meals here are fairly... More 

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Thank Pamela J
Edmonton, Canada
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179 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Even if you are not a golfer, don't miss Forester's Bistro. We went up on a foggy day so there were not to many golfers on the course, but the Bistro still had dinners enjoying the views. Service was fast and very friendly, took requests for drinks and meal changes without any question. This was a very nice relaxing place... More 

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Thank rvod
Victoria, Canada
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We live not far from Foresters so we tend to stop in about twice a month; the food has always been good but recently we have noticed a marked improvement. Portions are larger and the details on the plate are noticeable...Roasted potatoes are roasted not deep fried, vegies steamed crisp but tender. My wife has some food intolerences and they... More 

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Thank Blackduck59
Victoria, Canada
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

NOTE TO ADMIN: THIS REVIEW WAS PREVIOUSLY POSTED IN ERROR IN THE NAME OF ALASTAIR B. NOT SCOTTIE MCFRUGAL. WOULD YOU PLEASE PUBLISH THE ORIGINAL UNDER MY TRIP ADVISOR NAME SCOTTIE MCFRUGAL THANKS. When it comes to dining at a golf club restaurant, I admit my experience is limited and when I have had the opportunity, the rewards have been... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2014

When it comes to dining at a golf club restaurant, I admit my experience is limited and when I have had the opportunity, the rewards have been less that favourable. Therefore — after a glorious sunny morning strolling through lavender scent-laden fields at the Happy Valley Lavender Farm in Metchosin, BC — it was with a hint of trepidation that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
Canadian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Latoria Rd | Olympic View Golf Club, Langford, British Columbia V9C 3A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Langford
  • Phone Number: +1 250-474-3673

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