We are passionate about exploring Cowichan, but for right now we are encouraging everyone to stay home and follow the advice of healthcare professionals. Certain businesses in the region are still operating on limited hours while many local restaurants are offering take-out options.
During this uncertain time, Tourism Cowichan is committed to supporting our community members and partners. We will update this page regularly with new information as it becomes available. Below is a list of businesses in the Cowichan region that are offering limited services at this time:
*If you are a Cowichan business owner and would like to submit updated information for this page, please send your info to: email@example.com*
Farm Table Inn
Farm Table Inn has opened its Farm Store, providing farm-to-table take and bake meals, farm-raised pork products, free-range duck and chicken eggs, desserts and more.
ROCK COD CAFE
Starting May 1, Rock Cod Cafe is open for take-out 12 – 6pm daily! Check out their menu online, and order via phone 250-746-1550. Order an extra piece of fish – you won’t regret it!
Take-out menu: http://www.rockcodcafe.com
ROCKY CREEK WINERY
While the tasting room is closed, Rocky Creek Winery is offering pickup by appointment for online sales, and delivery in the Duncan area with FREE shipping 3 bottles or more.
Sales: 15% off orders over $100 using code STAYCATION at checkout!
Order Online: http://www.rockycreekwinery.ca/
AVERILL CREEK VINEYARD
Offering free delivery anywhere in BC plus free delivery within Canada on orders of 6 bottles or more; or pick-up at the winery at our window wine shop from 11am – 5pm. They also have several affordable/isolation-friendly case deals available.
Online store: https://www.averillcreek.ca/online-store
MERRIDALE CIDERY AND DISTILLERY
Merridale is open for takeout on both food and cider/spirits 7 days a week from 11am – 5pm with a limited menu including favourite like charcuterie boards, scrumpy pot pie, and cinnamon buns that can be enjoyed right away or frozen for later.
Sales: 20% discount on the purchase of full cases of cider or spirits!
Takeout Menu: https://www.merridale.ca/eatery/take-home-menu
BLUE GROUSE ESTATE WINERY
They are currently available for website, email and phone orders. Pickup is available Monday – Friday from 10am – 4pm (please call 250-743-3834 to arrange pickups on the weekends), FREE local delivery or FREE shipping on orders of 6 or more bottles. New Releases for 2019 are being added to the webstore throughout April. *Please buzz at the gate when you arrive to pickup your order and it will be placed outside for you.*
During the month of April, Blue Grouse Estate Winery will also be donating $2 from every bottle sold to Nourish Cowichan, providing much needed food to kids in Cowichan!
SALES: 25% off Quill Q White
Online Orders: https://www.bluegrouse.ca/Shop
UNSWORTH VINEYARDS & RESTAURANT
The restaurant will be offering a take out menu Friday to Sunday from 12-7. Orders can be placed by calling 250.929.2292 ext 1. Please see the take out procedures for details on prepayment and contactless options.
The Tasting Room is temporarily closed but orders can be placed for free delivery to Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. Online orders can be picked up Monday – Thursday from 3pm – 4:30pm at the tasting room, arranged in advance or at the restaurant Friday – Sunday 12pm-7pm.
Emandare Vineyard’s newest wine releases are now available for pickup by appointment at the winery or with FREE delivery within Cowichan.
Place your order online (250-597-4075), by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by visiting the website!
Online Orders: https://www.emandarevineyard.com/wine
The farm stand is currently open at 5250 Miller Road – 5 people or less at a time. Please contact 250-797-6179 to place an order. Current products include farm fresh eggs, honey and juice. Chicken and pork are available in Spring. Hay and honey are available in Summer.
Pork harvest time is around the corner! Sampler boxes available for $250 plus a 5 per cent discount on order over $250. Pork sides available for $6.50/lb
Order online: http://keatingfarm.ca/
Wine orders can be placed for pickup or delivery where possible. Rosé, Reds, and Plaid collection currently available and the 2019 Whites will be released in late April. Orders can be placed by phone (250 746-7122), email (email@example.com ) or by Facebook message to Alderlea Vineyards.
Pick-up service by appointment only plus FREE delivery on all South Vancouver Island orders of $100 or more. Please call 250-516.8533 to arrange pickup.
Sales: 10% club discount of 6 bottles or more.
Order Online: https://www.enricowinery.com/
The Lounge is open Monday – Friday from 12pm – 6pm for retail only as well as contactless home deliveries Monday – Friday.
Orders can be made over the phone by calling 250-324-7468. Your delivery will be dropped off at your desired location and you will be notified.
Place an Order: 250-324-7468
Beer Selection: https://riotbrewing.com/
MAD DOG CRABS SEAFOOD MARKET
Open Tuesday to Saturdxay 10am -5pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.
2 people max in store at a time others are asked to kindly wait outside. A temporary payment station is provided for no-contact processing. Pick up order are also available with prepay options online.
IRONWORKS CAFE AND CREPERIE
Pickup/takeout and Delivery only (open 11am – 2pm)
Ironworks Cafe and Creperie is operating with a limited menu …. don’t worry though they are still offering vegan, GF, KETO options. All forms of card are accepted, but the cafe is NOT accepting cash at this time.
FOR DELIVERY – Ironworks Cafe is offering a contactless delivery service with online payments options and door-drop service. Download DASH DELIVERS APP & follow the instructions.
More Info / Order Online: https://www.ironworkscafe.ca/
SPEAK FRENCH NOW
Online French courses. Special rates apply for the month of April.