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The Roost

9100 East Saanich Rd | At Mc Tavish Road, North Saanich, British Columbia V8L 1H5, Canada
+1 250-655-0075
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, International, Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
9100 East Saanich Rd | At Mc Tavish Road, North Saanich, British Columbia V8L 1H5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Took friends for lunch to this farm style/winery eatery. It was very busy on this particular holiday Monday. Wait was quite long for a table. Once seated we were kept waiting quite a while before drink orders were taken. Beer wine and house cider is...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been for coffee and pastry, and we’ve enjoy Ed delicious pizza for lunch and our visit this time is for dinner andonce again we were not disappointed. The meatloaf, Primavera, chicken Caesar salad were all delicious. The service was good and will be...More

Thank 688murraya
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We love hearing all feedback. Next visit try one of our Estate wines with your meal. Our menu is set up to be paired with our wines. See you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One year ago I wrote a review regarding the service. Sadly, this weekend, there has been no improvement. We chose the quick service area, I got my order right away but my companion ordered a salad, bread and black tea. The salad was 20 minutes...More

Thank jacquelinelL7173OG
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We having been trying very hard to prepare everyone's meal in a timely manner, especially on our bakery side. I'm saddened to hear this was not the experience you received. Sometimes with the busy rush, guests will pre order to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fav restaurant location when visiting the Victoria region and minutes away from the airport. On this occasion, we shared 3 different lunch choices. All the selections were excellent and pleasantly filling. Excellent service, will return without hesitation.

Thank Bailey S
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We have been working hard on customer service as well as new menu items. We are please to hear your visit was pleasant. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, a note -I rarely give any restaurant or hotel 5 stars so this is a well earned rating of 5 stars! On a recent trip to Victoria, I first found this hidden treasure via Google Maps when I arrived at YYJ. It's only 5...More

Thank Roberta S
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to having you back and enjoying your company again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous outdoor seating, we had the most delicious steak and mushroom pies and their cinnamon bun was spectacular.

Thank DylanJjj
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dylan for your comments. Our bakers work very hard to make the most delicious pastries. We look forward to seeing you again, and next time, dine in and try a flight of our signature wines

Reviewed October 2, 2018

ROOST restaurant has a country feel about the landscape with the occasional rooster roaming about the premise; fresh baked goods daily using grains grown on the property; hearty meals prepared by competent chefs and served by neighborly staff.

Thank David S
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your review. Country and Neighborly is a great way to describe The Roost! Please stop by again, maybe try a tasting of our estate wines!

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation for dinner, and arrived promptly. We were seated right away, but waited more than 8 minutes before our waitress stopped by to say she'd be right with us. Another several minutes go by, where we see her go to two more tables...More

Thank Angela M
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for letting us know. We like to hear all feedback. I feel awful you had an experience like this with us. We will have a team meeting to discuss the situation and ensure this doesn't happen again.. I would really like to show...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for brunch and it was absolutely adorable. Incredible baking, and good food. We got a flight of wine/cider. The cider was a little disappointing. Almost fell flat like it was open a little too long before serving. The brisket hash was incredible...More

Thank Lindsay B
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Our chef's work very hard to and making the best food. Thank you for letting us know about the cider. I will look into this. We look forward to seeing you again later in the day next time

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Our hosts at our B&B recommended this local restaurant . It was a wonderful surprise. We like to support local business and the fact that they produce a lot of their ingredients and make the wine they serve, made our experience even more satisfying. The...More

Thank Karen S
RoostFarmBakeryBistr, Manager at The Roost, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you Karen, We are happy you made your last stop, here at The Roost before take off. Thank you again for coming in

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Barbara Anne G
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Gregory Z | Reviewed this property |
The Manager's name is Deanna Young. Her phone number is 250-655-0075. Likely best to call her to answer your question. Cheers.
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franceshenry
July 1, 2016|
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Response from RoostFarmBakeryBistr | Property representative |
Hi Fran, I have your phone number and I'll call you today. Thank you for your inquiry. Denice 250-589-8631
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sandrel72vw
April 13, 2016|
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Response from RoostFarmBakeryBistr | Property representative |
Good morning. Apologies for not seeing this message. I see you've called the Roost and had your questions answered. I am the Event Coordinator at the Roost and if I can be of assistance, please call me at 250-589-8631... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9100 East Saanich Rd | At Mc Tavish Road, North Saanich, British Columbia V8L 1H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  North Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-655-0075
  • E-mail
Description
We are a passionate farm! We create and share locally grown food and wines situated in the heart of North Saanich's pastoral landscape, the focus is on local food and wine, and sustainability. More than just a bakery/cafe, The Roost sits on 10 acres of farmland where we grow many items used to produce the food we proudly serve. The wheat grown and milled on-site is used to bake breads fresh daily. The blueberries, sheep, and a unique vineyard, all add to the authentic experience. You'll love coming out to our place! Whether you sit on the porch, get comfy in the secret garden, relax on our "chicken-bus", or laze at a picnic bench looking out over the farm and vineyard, you are sure to enjoy a passionate farm experience!
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