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Where to Find Holiday Menus in Cowichan

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menus to help you celebrate the season in Cowichan

This year, alleviate some holiday season stress and have some else do the cooking for you! Give yourself the gift of local holiday flavours at these Cowichan restaurants. 

Below you’ll find delectable menus for brunch and dinner to help you celebrate the season.

Farm Table Inn

Christmas at the Farm Table Inn! Looking for the perfect place to host your holiday party? The Farm Table Inn has capacity for groups up to 50 people. Enjoy a beautiful plated menu, a turkey buffet, or a customized holiday cocktail menu for your gathering. 

For smaller groups, The Farm Table Inn is open year round. Reserve your winter dinner  Thursday – Saturday in their cozy dining room. Find their seasonal menu here.

Merridale cidery & distillery

The holidays are about gathering together with the people you love and making memories that will last a lifetime. Merridale is the perfect destination to celebrate the holidays with family, friends and festive parties and an adventure to the Merridale Farm is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays in style. 

From November 18th until January 1, the farmhouse eatery is open from 11:00am – 8:00pm during the holiday season with reservations available in the eatery daily from 4:00pm -7:00pm. Festive lunches and brunches run 7 days a week from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

Call to reserve your group dinner.


  • November 18 to December Jan 1: dinner 7 days a week – 11am-8pm
  • Christmas Eve (December 24): 11am t0 3pm (last seating at 2pm)
  • Christmas Day (December 25): CLOSED
  • Boxing Day (December 26)11am to 8pm
  • New Year’s Day (January 1): 11am to 8pm


What’s better than dinner and a show? This year’s holiday performance at the Chemainus Theatre Festival is A Tiny Chistmas Carol. A holiday classic with a twist. Building on the five staves of the original story, this adaptation centers on the joy of connecting and Scrooge moving from self-imposed isolation to community – along with holiday songs and good cheer!

Before your evening show, enjoy a three-course meal at the Playbill Dining Room. View the current menu here.

4 Course new years eve dinner at genoa bay cafe

Their culinary team has created an incredible 4 course New Year’s menu to bring in the New Year! This offering will be available for $75/ per person, by reservation only. Call (250) 746-7621 to secure your booking!

New Year’s Dinner at Unsworth

Enjoy some round-the-table reflection on 2022 and the year ahead with a 5-course dinner at Unsworth Restaurant on December 31st, complete with optional wine pairings.

5pm seating: $95/person [reserve now] // 8pm seating: $105/person [reserve now]

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