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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%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (17 reviews)
“crab cakes” (23 reviews)
“risotto” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2367 Arbot Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6S9, Canada
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131 - 140 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2015

Wow. What a restaurant. Truly Vancouver Islands best restaurant and Chef. Not even a contest. Deep Cove Chalet, Sooke Harbour House, Hastings House its time to up the ante.

2  Thank bill B
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Spent our pre-Valentines' Day dinner at The Bistro at Westwood Lake. We had heard great things about it but never made it there until now. We enjoyed a lovely evening in the warm and inviting dining room located beside the lake. Service was attentive but...More

1  Thank 2013exENT
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We have been going to Bistro at Westwood Lake since it's opening. Their food is delicious, beautifully prepared and served in a lovely setting overlooking the lake. The food is consistently excellent and we have never been disappointed. Gaeton, the owner, is always warm and...More

1  Thank Carol P
Reviewed 6 February 2015

i have heard about this place for a long time and just never got here. that will not be the case now! i met friends there yest., a much needed visit amongst us 3. both my friends had been here before. beside the tennis club,...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is just a hidden gem of a restaurant In the middle of a residential area. I have been twice now and love the ambience there. The service is very good as well as the food. It is a peaceful & relaxing spot just to...More

Thank Foodie88x88
Reviewed 22 January 2015

My family are visiting from France and are staying in Naniamo for a week so we booked a dinner at The Bistro ( heard it was good) and could not have been happier. Although it was teeming down outside the ambiance and welcome was warm...More

Thank JMTM66
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Thank you Rob (our waiter) for making our evening so special! Last night we celebrated two birthdays. We were a party of four and were looking forward to our second visit to the Bistro. Three had the Chefs Menu, a fixed price 3 course meal...More

1  Thank 834chefmom
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Good place to stop after a stroll around westwood lake which is popular for runners and walkers Food was OK but you certainly have topay extra for the atmosphere Good place for ladies who lunch

10  Thank hhdash
Reviewed 9 January 2015

An excellent four course dinner to end 2014! Great atmosphere. Professional service, not rushed. The menu choices were excellently prepared and presented and we were made to feel most welcome by the owner and staff. Definitely one of the best restaurants in the central island!

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We had heard good things about this restaurant and we thought we would give it a try. They surpassed our expectations and we had a wonderful evening. They were accommodating with our wish for a nice table - we had a lovely window view of...More

1  Thank Karen L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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