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Bold Knight Restaurant

Seafood, Canadian, Steakhouse
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1140 Trans Canada Hwy., Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 5R1, Canada
+1 250-754-6411
16:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Ladysmith, BC
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usually when we want a great meal we choose the Bold Knight because it is consistently good so it meets our expecations for a higher priced but delicious meal. Last night was a special occasion so we chose higher cuts of meat with 8 oz lobster tail and prawns. The seafood chowder rates a 10/10 and the dinner salad is... More 

Thank diabow_10
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our friend chose Bold Knight for his birthday dinner (party of 5) for a couple reasons: 1. Food is good 2. Close to where most of us lived Now having been here before, I knew the food was good but the restaurant needs a facelift. Be that as it may, the old girl puts out good food...maybe. Drinks ordered, food... More 

Thank HunterW
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old restaurant and we found the musty smell overwhelming when we first arrived. Extensive (and expensive) menu but everyone found something to their liking. The meals were just OK and certainly not the high end experience we had anticipated.

Thank CGVancouverIsland
Nanaimo, Canada
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

my partner had never been so we took the little kid as well . they were quite busy for 7 oclock on a friday nite .luckily we had a reservation. the staff were good but the steaks were better .i had a fillet and it was cooked perfectly

Thank blair97
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We went for the 8 Oz steak and Atlantic lobster special. Steaks were cooked perfectly. The lobster was superb. Friendly staff, nice ambience. Way better than that chain steakhouse. Best steak and lobster in Nanaimo, bar none....

Thank Doug B
vancouver island
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Going or gone down hill! The chicken breasts consisted of two thin slaps of what seemed liked chicken fillets ,definitely not a chicken breast. Washroom was freezing cold , I felt I was in the janitors mop closet! The serving staff looked gloomy and uninviting!

Thank whistler30
Ladysmith, BC
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We chose Bold Knight for New Years eve dinner, after a poor experience there during the summer. This time it was one of the best meals we have ever had. Great service, steak and prawns cooked perfectly, and served piping hot. Excellent house salad and hot bread. This is the Bold Knight we love dining in. The atmosphere is elegant,... More 

1 Thank diabow_10
Ladysmith, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

a party of 4 with children, We all enjoyed our meal. The food is good..fresh salads and delicious desserts I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank edeeb522
North Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Firstly, let me say visiting this restaurant was like time travelling back to the 60's when the medieval revival was big. Sadly the Bold Knight decor is truly passe. To their credit the tables were well presented with linen cloths and napkins and little Christmas decorations. The salad starter was off-putting.Iceberg lettuce and limp vegetables made us wary of the... More 

Thank ibunning
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Haven't been for years. Was always good when the dad was there(now operates Zuglas). Steak and lobster, sent steak back three times . Ceiling vents black with dirt. Window sills filthy.

2 Thank gary m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Trans Canada Hwy., Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 5R1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-754-6411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?