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Wild Poppy Bistro

££ - £££American, Cafe,
541 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-924-8696
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
541 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How I wish my town had a Wild Poppy!! I fell in love with everything on this menu but settled on the beet salad. Heaven!! Will go down as one of my fave stops on our 2 week boat tour of the Canadian Gulf Islands!

Thank KatSandpoint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drove an hour to try this bakery/bistro only to be told the kitchen was closed when I got there even though I was there within their posted hours of business. Not worth the drive and definitely will not be returning.

Thank Kirsten S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving from Qualicum Beach to Duncan to visit a winery when we decided on a whim to stop at Ladysmith for lunch. We almost missed this place as we drove past and then were challenged to find a place to turn around and...More

1  Thank Tracker856
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here is delicious and gluten free. Salads and soups are delicious. Breakfasts are very good too. They have wonderful teas and specialized coffee.

Thank MeandJim
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Tried out this lovely little restaurant while visiting Ladysmith. Went back twice. The beet salad and butter tarts are to die for.

Thank Chesca411
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

So many GF restaurants have that same "GF flavor" to their food. The team at Wild Poppy Bistro have turned GF meals and treats into amazing creations! Customer service is always fantastic, and it's a great value. Whether you'rein search of tantalizing baked goods, or...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Staff was warm and accommodating to some of the dietary restrictions I had. They made accommodations readily. The food was great! I had food at the location, and took some home with me.

Thank sonees123
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious gluten free goodies! We stopped here for brunch and had a delightful meal as well as snacks that were bought and taken with us! My husband had the chowder, which he really enjoyed. I had the quiche which was excellent, my daughter and her...More

Thank Lynett1234
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A friend recommended this bistro to us as my wife is gluten intolerant. We live at the South end of the Cowichan Valley and this town is a good 40 minutes away. We were passing through Ladysmith on a short trip to Nanaimo and planned...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived rather late for lunch and so missed out on some of the specials however, what we had was absolutely delicious! We had a squash soup with cashews....oh my! My husband had a ham and cheese sandwich too. The coffee was awesome. It is...More

Thank Marianne S
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Anne M
25 January 2017|
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Response from Nancy882 | Reviewed this property |
I agree. You should call. This a small cafe and I am not sure exactly how many they seat.
6 January 2016|
Response from Alli K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know who this was asked of, but I gave it 5 stars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-924-8696
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