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The complete Chemainus Theatre experience begins in the beautiful, newly renovated Playbill Dining Room. Great food, warm hospitality, and live music will ensure that your visit with us is a special occasion and a delectable start to every performance.

Our Executive Chef prepares a show-themed buffet for each show, featuring an impressive hot buffet with a fresh seasonal salad bar, delicious starters, followed by an abundance of delectable desserts! Compliment this array of culinary delights with a beverage from our specialty menu of wines, beers, and estate ciders.

  • Wednesday and Thursday matinees and evenings, and Saturday afternoons feature the Classic Buffet
  • Friday and Saturday evenings feature our Prime Buffet, including a beautiful carve, large salad bar with a great selection of great starters, over 15 extravagant desserts and our chocolate fountain!
  • Sunday before each matinee, we will offering brunch, with a nice selection of breakfast and lunch items.

Pride & Prejudice Menu

Feb 17 to Mar 25

The Playbill Dining Room prepares an original menu for every show – as creative as our productions. The dining room is open before most performances.

Lunch Buffet Menu

Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Afternoons

Salad Bar
Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Spinach Salad
Cobb Salad
Cucumber Salad
Red Potato Vinaigrette Salad
Bowtie Pasta Salad
Peppercorn Pea Salad

Dressings
Creamy Curry Dressing
Blackberry Vinaigrette
Low Fat Dill Dressing
Vodka Dijon Rosemary Dressing

Main Entrees
Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Potatoes, Vindaloo, Coconut Almond Crusted Grey Cod,
Beef Stir Fry, Rice Pilaf, Mixed Vegetables

Featured Desserts
Decadent Cakes and Pies, Variety of Tarts, Assorted Squares, Pineapple Upside Down Cake,
Caramel Bailey’s Bread Pudding

Classic Buffet Menu

Wednesday & Thursday Evenings

Starters
Homemade Soup du Jour and Fresh Baked Buns

Salad Bar
Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Spinach Salad
Cobb Salad
Cucumber Salad
Red Potato Vinaigrette Salad
Bowtie Pasta Salad
Peppercorn Pea Salad

Dressings
Creamy Curry Dressing
Blackberry Vinaigrette
Low Fat Dill Dressing
Vodka Dijon Rosemary Dressing

Carve
Pork Loin

Main Entrees
Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Potatoes, Vindaloo, Coconut Almond Crusted Grey Cod,
Beef Stir Fry, Rice Pilaf, Mixed Vegetables

Featured Desserts
Decadent Cakes and Pies, Variety of Tarts, Assorted Squares, Pineapple Upside Down Cake,
Caramel Bailey’s Bread Pudding

Prime Buffet Menu

Friday and Saturday Evenings

Starters
Homemade Soup du Jour & Fresh Baked Buns

Salads
Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Spinach Salad
Cobb Salad
Gretna Green Assorted Cheese Board
Cucumber Salad
Red Potato Vinaigrette Salad
Bowtie Pasta Salad
Peppercorn Pea Salad

Dressings
Creamy Curry Dressing
Blackberry Vinaigrette
Low Fat Dill Dressing
Vodka Dijon Rosemary Dressing

Carve
Mr Darcy’s Beef Wellington with Cumberland Sauce

Entrees
Lydia’s Chicken Pot Pie, Roasted Potatoes, Roasted Winter Root Vegetables,
Coconut Almond Crusted Grey Cod,Vegetarian Cabbage Casserole, Rice Pilaf, Curried Prawns,
Sliced Pork Loin with Peppercorn Sauce, Fennel with Orange Spritz

Featured Desserts
Decadent Cakes and Pies, Assorted Squares, Chocolate Fountain, Pineapple Upside Down Cake,
Caramel Bailey’s Bread Pudding

Brunch Buffet Menu

Sunday Matinees

Salad Bar
Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Spinach Salad
Cobb Salad
Cucumber Salad
Red Potato Vinaigrette Salad
Bowtie Pasta Salad
Peppercorn Pea Salad

Dressings
Creamy Curry Dressing
Blackberry Vinaigrette
Low Fat Dill Dressing
Vodka Dijon Rosemary Dressing

Entrees
Curried Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Mixed Vegetables, Coconut Almond Crusted Grey Cod,
Eggs Benedict, Sausage, Bacon, Waffles & French Toast, Hashbrowns

Desserts
Decadent Cakes and Pies, Variety of Tarts, Assorted Squares, Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Special Occasion Tableside Service

If you have a special occasion you would like to celebrate with us, please call our Executive Chef to arrange Tableside Service: 250-246-9806

Special Diets

If you have special dietary needs or concerns, please contact the kitchen 24 hours in advance and we will accommodate you anyway we can. We also offer a prepared list of ingredients that could be of concern on our menu for each particular show. Just ask your server. Thank you for your patronage. Call us at: 250-246-9806.

Notes

Menu subject to change. Substitutions may be made with similar selections that better suit the time of the year and/or main stage production.