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The Fernwood Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
11.50
Tuna Tataki
Local sashimi grade albacore tuna loin, simply seared, served with ponzu sauce and scallions
1 for 6.00
2 for 10.00
Samosas
Garam masala spiced vegetables, baked in pastry and served with our house pickle and mango chutney
6.00
Sweet Potato Fries
A large basket of sweet potato fries with our housemade smoked paprika aioli
8.00
Red Roasted Hummus
Sweet bell peppers char-grilled, fresh goat cheese, toasted pita and our housemade hummus
9.00
Thai Curry Prawns
Black tiger pawns sauteed in a coconut curry with sweet mango chutneym cilantro, lime and bean sprouts. Served with garlic toast.
10.50
Blue cheese +1.00
Chicken Wings
Roasted garlic and honey, frank's red hot ™ sauce or whisky BBQ
14.00
Artisan Cheese Plate
Apricot‎ anise bread, fresh fruit, fig chutney, toasted nuts, gorgonzola, triple cream brie and smoked cheddar
16.75
Housemade guacamole +1.50
Nachos Grande
Chili lime tortilla chips, roasted corn salsa, jack and smoked cheddar cheese. With traditional fixin's
11.00
Proper Poutine
Local, fresh cheese curds melting with our rich, roasted chicken and duck gravy, all smothered on a pile of crisp fries
6.00
Carrot Coconut and Ginger Soup
A fresh, light vegan soup scented with kaffir leaves and lemon grass
MAINS‎
13.00
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Landeca's Veggie Burger
A garbanzo bean, oat and brown rice patty with roasted bell pepper hummus, smoked cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise
13.00
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Montreal Smoked Meat Stack
Open face, wildfire rye, dijon mustard, sauerkraut and swiss with pickles
13.50
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Whiskey Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast, whiskey BBQ, triple cream brief, lettuce, tomato, onion and mayonnaise
12.50
Applewood cheddar and double-smoked bacon +3.00
Sautéed mushrooms +1.50
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Our Fernwood Burger
Housemade sirloin beef patty, lettuce, tomato, onion and smoked paprika aioli on a ciabatta bun.
16.50
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Strongback Steak Sandwich
A 6oz angus sirloin steak, char-grilled, garlic toast, green peppercorn aioli, sautéed mushrooms and shallots with watercress and roast tomato salad. Served with your choice of side
16.50
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Halibut Avocado Burger
Pan-roasted halibut filet, lemon caper aioli, fresh avocado, lettuce, onion
15.50
Soup
Salad
Fries.
Terry's Tuna Steak Sandwich
Pan-seared, medium rare, albacore tuna loin on leek oil fried olive toast, tomato basil salad, sweet lemon aioli. Served with your choice of side
14.00
Shitake Mushroom Stirfry
Fresh snow peas and shitake mushrooms stir-fried with shredded vegetables, ginger and chow mein in our wild mushroom black bean sauce
15.00
Four Cheese Pesto Fettuccine
Grana padano, asiago, parmigiano and fontina with fresh cream and sundried tomato pesto over imported egg noodles. Served with garlic toast.
16.00
Wild Rice Jambalaya
Organic brown and wild rice sautéed with creole vegetables, slow simmered with prawns, clams, ham and chorizo sausage in a spicy tomato broth. Served with garlic toast.
DESSERTS‎
6.50
Chocolate Pate Cake
Ridiculously rich, fromage frais mousse, flourless cake, raspberry compote
6.50
Vanilla Crème Brûlée
With‎ double chocolate dipped biscotti
6.50
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Dark chocolate crust and raspberry coulis
SPECIAL COFFEES‎
7.00
Fernwood Coffee
Frangelico, bailey’s and kahlua with sugar on the rim and whipped cream
7.00
Caffé Monte Cristo
Rand marnier and kahlua with sugar on the rim and whipped cream
7.00
Irish Coffee
Irish whiskey and kahlua with sugar on the rim and whipped cream
7.00
Blueberry Tea
Grand marnier and amaretto
About
The Fernwood Inn is a 2013 EAT Magazine Silver Award winning pubstyle restaurant in the category of "Neighbourhood Gem." A community gathering place committed to providing locally sourced organic products, The Fernwood Inn boasts wild seafood, and Victoria's best micro brews - where every element of our Inn's cuisine is created 'Inn' house! Join us for good food, great friends and a couple of drinks in our dining room or out on the patio. Our Art Room can also be reserved for groups of up to 60+ peoples.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Canadian
FEATURES
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch burger chicken tenders yam fries jambalaya salad blueberries tuna eggs benny potatoes belfry theatre pre theatre dinner local haunt the pub great atmosphere empty plates thursday night
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Reviewed yesterday

Good patio dining with decent uncomplicated food. They are popular so always fresh. They make a good ceasar salad which is important with 'add ons'....friendly family oriented place

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MidoriTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good place with a friendly atmosphere that is worth more than one visit. We don't live nearby but often eat there because of good food and a plentiful selection of local beer. The burgers are as good as any and they also...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dick S
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Four of us went to the Fernwood Inn on Dec 11/18. I had one of the specials, a bowl of pho with noodles and pork meatballs. The broth was pretty much greasy water, no flavour. The meatballs were okay, A few greens and mushrooms thrown...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank queenofmerlot
Reviewed December 4, 2018

stopped in after shopping and were lucky to find a cozy table away from the TVs. enjoyed a terrific Fernie beer and delicious food. we shared the brussels sprouts salad and the whiskey chicken wings which were superb. lovely clean neighbourhood, perfect for a stroll

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Freddy46
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Looks very English outside, very friendly with locals inside. We had no reservations, so we sat at the bar - perfect. Chatted with some regulars, had great service from the bartender. I had a delicious Parallel 49 "Trash" ale - light hops. My companion had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 8Peter
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Stopped here with a large group of friends, we were seated quickly and had fantastic service. This place has old Victoria charm, very quaint.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Carrie B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Although strangely quiet on a Saturday morning, the Fernwood Inn is an attractive and fairly large pub with a decent brunch menu. Our table had some eggs benedict and I had the steak and eggs skillet. While the steak was not a great cut of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Came here with friends, group of adults and kids Had the burgers and fries, nachos to start and a few of the local beers Good food, good service and a good price overall Would come back, plenty of food

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Richardc1970
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I worked late and needed a bite before heading to an evening performance at The Belfry Theatre. Despite the heat and a bustling restaurant full of diners they promptly found me a shady table to dine at outside on the patio. My requested drink...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CyclingShelley
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting the Fernwood for a few years now and though the service goes up and down a little with new staff members, the food is always great. Lovely atmosphere and we always leave feeling like we've had a good time. We love...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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