The Bistro

Earthly Pleasures

– farm to table – local & sustainable dining in downtown Victoria –
located across from the Magnolia Hotel on 611 Courtney Street.

*WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED ON MONDAYS*

Dinner Fresh Sheet

local + sustainable *available after 5pm*

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER | 14

herby coconut mousse, lime, red onions, dates, vadouvan brown butter

KUSSHI GRATIN OYSTERS

half dozen fresh shucked oyster, spinach, cream, garlic, shallots, cheese, pangrattato

DUCK CONFIT SALAD | 24

10 Acres Farm roasted beets, arugula, walnut dukkha, our farm fig chutney, smoked yogurt

PAN SEARED STEELHEAD TROUT | 27

roasted cauliflower, vadouvan butter, coconut mousse, lime red onions, dates

FETTUCCINE PASTA | 29

Cobble Hill lamb ragù, fennel, basil, parmigiano

ASHMEAD FARM LAMB SHANK | 32

polenta, roasted parsnip, jus

Dessert

*available all day*

TIRAMISU | 12

Ladyfingers, Level Ground espresso, kahlua

10 ACRES FARM PEAR & GINGER CHEESECAKE | 12

our farm seasonal compote and vanilla whip

FRENCH VANILLA CRÈME BRULEE| 12

spiced apple compote made with apples from our 10 Acres Farm

HOUSE MADE ICE CREAM or SORBET or GELATO| 10

vanilla – chocolate – seasonal farm fruit flavors

Dinner – 4:30 – 11:00 pm

To Share or To Start

FRENCH ONION SOUP | 13

raclette, gruyere, mozzarella, croutons, Berryman Farm bacon

HOUSE MADE SOURDOUGH | 13

lemon miso butter & chicken liver pate

GRATIN FRIES | 13

jalapeno aioli, mornay sauce

10 ACRES FARM SALAD | 15

celeriac, dijon vinaigrette, sunflower tahini, pickled quince, lentils, celery, arugula, fennel, walnut

CAESAR SALAD | 15

romaine lettuce, Berryman Farm bacon, crispy capers, reggiano

10 ACRES FARM ROASTED BEETS | 14

smoked yogurt, arugula, walnut dukkha

HUMBOLDT SQUID | 15

cannellini beans, olives, romesco, orange, chicharron, celery

FRIED CHICKEN | 16

Nashville style hot fried chicken, coleslaw, sweet dill sauce

BEEF CARPACCIO | 19

arugula, pickled portabello mushrooms, crispy potato, shallot aioli

CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE | 28

house made chicken liver pate & pork & pistachio terrine, cornichons, 2 chef’s cheese selections of the day, grainy dijon, 10 Acres Farm chutney, & house made french baguette

fresh house made pasta

SPAGHETTI | 22

Berryman Farm bacon, our farm brussel sprouts, leeks, lemon beurre blanc

 

 

GNOCHHI | 26

yogurt brown butter, 10 Acres Farm sage, hazelnuts, chanterelle, brioche croutons

 

 

TAGLIATELLE | 31

clams, mussels, prawns, squid, salmon, cod, cream

 

 

 

 

 

 

LASAGNA | 26.95

Berryman’s Farm ground beef and pork, bechamel, mozzarella, spinach

 

 

 

 

AGNOLOTTI | 32

stuffed with crab & mascarpone, parsnip puree, hand peeled shrimp, lemon and thyme butter sauce, squash

 

 

 

 

LARGE PLATES

THE BISTRO BURGER | 22

Berryman’s farm fresh chuck, our secret sauce, american cheese, lettuce, red onions, Berryman’s farm bacon

10 ACRES ROTISSERIE CHICKEN | 26.50

with potato wedges & gravy

*available from 5pm, while quantities last

CLAMS & MUSSELS | 26

butter, wine, garlic, char lemon, sofritto, parsley

SALMON | 29

braised leeks, hazelnuts, mustard seeds, brown butter, lemon

BERRYMAN FARM PORK CHOP | 29

10 Acres Farm apple BBQ glazed, 10 Acres Farm chili garlic kale, mustard jus

STEAK & FRITTES | 42

frittes and jus

12oz Striploin | 42

| Our menus are inspired by the ebbs and flows of our changing seasons. Whenever possible we utilize the very ingreidnients we grow at our 10 Acres Farm. In addition to using our own crops, we pride ourselves on our relationships with local producers. We partner with well known local brands like Berryman’s Farm, Country Bee Honey Farm, Natural Pastures Cheese Company, Cultured Kombocha, and Level Ground Coffee to name a few |

Lunch – 11am-4:30pm

SMALL Plates + SALADS

10 ACRES FARM SEASONAL SOUP | 13

10 Acres Farm winter squash soup, pumpkin seeds, spiced crema

*add baguette $2.5

FRENCH ONION SOUP | 13

crostini, gruyere, Berryman Farm bacon

10 ACRES FARM SALAD | 15

celeriac, sunflower tahini, pikcled quince, lentils, celery, arugula, walnut fennel with a dijon vinaigrette

GREEN SALAD | 15

craisins, spicy pumpkin seeds and walnuts, goat cheese, sherry vinaigrette

CAESAR SALAD | 15

crispy romaine, Berryman Farm bacon, herb + garlic croutons, crispy capers, asiago

HUMBOLDT SQUID | 15

black garlic romesco, radish, celery, orange, chicharron, cannelini beans

CHILLED PRAWNS | 16.5

6 court-bouillon poached prawn, cocktail sauce

COBB SALAD | 19

chicken, tomatoes, mix greens, hard boiled egg, blue cheese, avocado, bacon

CEVICHE | 19

prawns, hand peel shrimp, calamari, clams, halibut, red onions, cilantro, leche de tigre, chips

Salad Add On: Cajun Chicken 8 |  Falafel 8 | Salmon 15.5  

LArge Plates

available until 3pm

HEALTHY-ISH TOAST | 16

2 poached eggs, house made sourdough, romesco, avocado, salsa verde, hollandaise, bacon

HUEVOS RANCHEROS | 16.95

sunny-side up eggs, corn tortilla, guajillo + chorizo beans, pico de gallo, queso, morita sauce

HOUSE SMOKED SALMON TOAST | 17.5

10 Acres house made sourdough, cream cheese, avocado, sprouts, pickled shallots, dill, capers, salad

10 ACRES FARM OMELETTE | 17

wild mushrooms, herbs, goat cheese, greens or crispy crush potatoes

 

CHICKEN POT PIE | 18.5

our rotisserie chicken, gravy, 10 Acres farm vegetables

LArge Plates

available until 4:30pm

BBQ CHICKEN WRAP | 15.5

Our rotisserie chicken, apple fennel slaw, chipotle aioli & gruyere, served with salad or fries

BAJA TACOS | 15.5

fried sh, pico de gallo, 10 Acres farm spicy sauce, pickled red onions, lime crema, our tortilla

*add guacmole 3.5

GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH | 16

gruyere, mozzarella, cheddar, raclette, house-made sourdough 16

*add country ham $4

THE BURGER | 19.5

Berryman Farms ground beef, secret sauce, american cheese, lettuce, onions

*add Berryman Farm bacon $3.5

VEGETARIAN CANNELLONI | 22.5

house made pasta, 10 Acres Farm vegetables, parmagianno, green salad

MUSSEL + CLAM STEAMER | 22.95

white wine, garlic, sofritto, parsley, butter

*add frites $4

DUCK CONFIT | 24

10 Acres Farm roasted beets, arugula, walnut dukkha, our fig chutney, smoked yogurt

SALMON | 26

new potatoes, fennel, cucumber, arugula, dill, basil, yogurt

PACIFIC COD & CHIPS | 19.5 or 26.5

Hoyne pilsner beer batter, coleslaw, tartar sauce, fries

*1pc | 19,5
*2pc | 26.5

Happy Hour 3pm-5pm

DRINKS

APEROL SPRITZ | 6
NEGRONI | 6
BOULEVARDIER | 7
BERRY MOJITO | 7
HOUSE WINE | 6
HI-BALL | 4
SHAFTS | 5
SLEEVE | 4
WEEKEND BRUNCH

BRUNCH FRESH SHEET

FRENCH TOAST | 17

2 sunny side up eggs, Berryman Farm bacon, our compote, crème fraiche, maple syrup

EGGS BENNY | 16

2 poached eggs, country ham, hollandaise, house made sourdough, crispy potatoes or house greens

SKILLET | 17

2 poached eggs, 10 Acres Farm roasted peppers, our rotisserie chicken, chipotle crema, pico de gallo, crispy potatoes, hollandaise

DRINK MENU

Just as our menus ebb and flow with the changing seasons; our drink menus do the same. 

locally brewed draught

$6 (14OZ) | $8 (18OZ)

10 ACRES PILSNER

5.0% PHILLIPS BREWING

PHILLIPS BLUE BUCK

5% ENGLISH PALE ALE

PHILLIPS ELECTRIC UNICORN

6.5% WHITE IPA

HOYNE DARK MATTER

5.3% DARK ALE

DRIFTWOOD FAT TUG

7% NORTHWEST STYLE IPA

DRIFTWOOD WHITE BARK

5.3% BELGIAN WHEAT ALE

VI BREWING FALLER

5.44% PALE ALE

VI BREWING ISLANDER

5% ISLAND GROWN HOPPED LAGER

10 ACRES SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

2-3 oz pours

10 ACRES SANGRIA

RED OR WHITE WINE – LIQUEURS – FRESH FRUIT + JUICE

FIVE CENT CANDY

APRICOT BRANDY – LEMON VODKA – RASPBERRY LIQUOR – FRESH LEMON JUICE – SODA

SHERINGHAM SMASH

SHERINGHAM SEASIDE GIN – 10 ACRES MINT SYRUP – LIME – CUCUMBER – MINT TONIC

LIFE'S A PEACH

FORAGER BOTANICLED WHISKEY – PEACH LIQUOR – LEMON – CHAMOMILE – BITTERS

SMOKIN HOT MARGE

MEZCAL – LIME – SPICY SYRUP – PINEAPPLE – TRIPLE SEC

KOMBUCHART GARDENS

WHISKEY – ORGANIC KOMBUCHA – ELDERFLOWER – LIME

I CAN MAKE IT

EMPRESS GIN – SOHO – LEMON – SOUR CHERRY – PROSECCO

THE SMOKER UPSTAIRS

MEZCAL – CAMPARI – TRIPLE SEC – BITTERS

PALOMA THYME

TEQUILA – GRAPEFRUIT – LEMON – FRESH THYME

PINEAPPLE GOES ON PIZZA

WHITE RUM – MALIBU – PINEAPPLE JUICE – FRESH LIME JUICE MINT- SODA

THE ROSE OF SHERINGHAM

SHERNGHAM RHUBARB GIN – FRESH LEMON JUICE ROSEMARY- EGG WHITES

INTO THE WOODS

GENEVER GIN – AMARO – ESQUIMALT VERMOTH

DRIVERS COCKTAILS

EARL GREY CREAM SODA

EARL GREY SYRUP – SODA

FARM SELTZER

OUR FARM BASIL SYRUP – GRAPEFRUIT JUICE – SODA

LAVENDER LEMONADE

LAVENDER SYRUP – FRESH LEMON JUICE – SODA

 

The Bistro

611 Courtney St, Downtown Victoria

Monday
CLOSED
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM