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Bridgemans Bistro

££ - £££, Seafood,
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
+1 778-356-3568
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“noodle bowl” (10 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (18 reviews)
“carbonara” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We live in Mill bay so go to this Bistro on a regular basis. The menu gets old and the quality of the food varies. Generally it is okay and we tend to order the same things - the stir fry clam chowder soup, salad,...More

Thank JuneRL
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Excellent evening with our group of 21 people. The enclosed patio area was reserved for our use, had a good Christmas atmosphere and even though the weather was cold, the room was very comfortable and warm. Food was great, cooked how we wanted it, with...More

Thank TuckerVictoria
Merle E, Manager at Bridgemans Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you! We love putting together festive Christmas events for families and staff parties! We do appreciate you choosing us for your special event and hope to serve you again soon. Merle

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I’m no Gordon Ramsey or an insolent grumpy old man with nothing better to do but complain. In fact, I am young and quite easy to please. Although here we are; I was not pleased. We chose the Bridgeman’s...More

3  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Very good service and the food was good, but you are paying extra for the view. If you want to impress someone or create a special memory, it's a great place for that..

Thank bigsteve772017
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! Almost $14.00for a bowl of soup! It was good, but not that good. Service was VERY slow, but friendly, when we got it and they were not that busy. Nice view, but very noisy, poor tables and chairs, I hate it when the table...More

Thank Rieley
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Beautiful surroundings and good food what more could we want? This is a very beautiful location situated on the docks of the Marina, large windows to view the surroundings. Our dinner was very good. My selection was a little different then the others. I was...More

Thank seven7up
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My wife and I decided on lunch here on a perfect sunny fall day. Restaurant was very busy for a Tuesday around 1.30 pm but we were seated right away. Menu has a variety of dishes all very appealing. We decided on lighter fare and...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Enough cannot be said about the location. We had visitors from the interior of the province so wanted to find a sea side restaurant. The bistro is perfect. 4 of us had the chow mein. Shrimp, cashews, very tasty. The other 2 had the meatloaf...More

Thank Suee2012
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Popped in here with a friend for a day time drink. The bistro is in a great place in Mill Bay with outstanding views. We ordered our three drinks which came to $14.88, I gave the server a $20 note. She asked did I need...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This restaurant is placed on the Ocean Marina and so is a lovely place to sit and view the Marina and the Ocean. The food is hit and miss but never terrible!. I think they should change the menu more too.

Thank Luciana D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
    (Mill Bay Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Mill Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 778-356-3568
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