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Village Chippery

1 - 2740 Dundas Street, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W2, Canada
+1 250-929-8886
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“coleslaw” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (7 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 - 2740 Dundas Street, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Halibut was as good as I've had anywhere. Hard to not overcook, but they nailed it. Not great ambience, mores of a storefront with a bit of a deck, but nice enough.

Thank Delltadad
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a small place, not a great atmosphere as it sits next to a road that the local appears to think its a race track, so the constant throaty roar of cars up and down the road did little for the meal. We did a...More

Thank 828MichaelD828
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I stopped in here for lunch in July and what a nice surprise. We didn't expect this little chip shop to have anything gluten free but were we ever wrong. They made an excellent gluten free burger that my wife loved. Oh,...More

Thank smirk69
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. We have lots of gluten free options and are getting more vegetarian and vegan options as well. Hard to please everyone but we sure try!! Glad you enjoyed your visit and the milkshake too. Thanks again.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We stumbled upon the chippery while driving around site seeing and thought we'd give it a try. It is a very cute little British themed restaurant. The waitress was very cheerful and attentive. The fish and chips were very tasty and the portions generous. We...More

Thank Wendyhorserider
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed the food and service. It makes us feel so good when we please our guests doing what we love to do! Hope to see you on your next site seeing trip.

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great burgers, great fries, you won't leave hungry! I am not so fond of anything with batter on it as I find the batter fairly tasteless.More

Thank Marja B
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We like to have a gentle tasting batter so as not to overpower the flavour of the fish. We observed that with most people, they seem to like to squeeze the fresh wedge of lemon on their fish, or use...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food is ok but small portions, when they first opened the portions were quite a bit larger and presented better. if in a pinch for something to eat it will fit the billMore

Thank bighands2017
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hello - I noticed your visit was in October and review was in May. Although it was seven months ago I appreciate your taking the time to give a review. We certainly try to be consistent in our size and quality since we opened in...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Village Chippery is a small, quaint, unique restaurant. Make a reservation if you don't want to wait because this place is very popular. Went with a friend for dinner of Halibut Fish and chips. The halibut was done to perfection, not greasy like most...More

Thank hungrygirl67
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to dine with us. We really appreciate the positive feedback. In the summertime we open the patio and it is indeed a very pleasant way to enjoy your lovingly prepared food. Our website shows the monthly specials....More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a real English style Fish in Chippery!!! Great Food, wonderful owner, right in downtown Shawnigan Lake, she also imports English Candies.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and I live in Cobble Hill. We bought from the Chippery quite often and we both always touted the Chippery to our friends and associates as being the best in the area. We went there tonight expecting our usual treat and was rudely...More

Thank MPalmer2013
Patty O, Owner at Village Chippery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for telling us of your experience. I regret that I did not get a chance to talk to you personally at the time to correct your situation. Somethings I can explain, such as the pricing. Although the menu prices have increased...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Chippery is a good place for small gatherings to get together and share a coffee, snack or a meal. Menu is not outstanding and the food is about average.

Thank Greg D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:30
Monday
11:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:00 - 19:30
Saturday
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 - 2740 Dundas Street, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Shawnigan Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-929-8886
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