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Thunderbird Café

Discover our Indigenous-inspired menu selection of affordable daily specials made with fresh local ingredients. Located in our admission free area, guests enjoy a comfortable and interactive environment while being served by our experienced Café Ambassadors.

Experience us daily from 10am to 4pm on the SLCC’s lower level. Guests are welcome to visit the Thunderbird Café without purchasing admission to the Museum.

Enjoy shopping in our Gift Shop located adjacent to the Thunderbird Café .

The Thunderbird Café also offers free wireless internet, making it a perfect place to work remotely, have a casual business meeting, or a catch up with friends and family.

THUNDERBIRD CAFÉ MENU

DAILY SELECTION

  • Cedar Plank Sockeye Salmon Chowder $10
    Served with fresh traditional bannock.
  • Homemade Venison Chili $12
    Topped with cheese, sour cream, green onions and served with fresh traditional bannock.
  • Daily Soup Special $10
    Served with fresh traditional bannock.
  • Cedar Plank Sockeye Salmon Salad $15
    Served over a spinach and mixed greens salad with a wild blackberry maple vinaigrette.
  • Bannock Taco $15
    Fresh traditional bannock topped with venison chili, cheddar cheese, spinach, salsa, sour cream and green onions.

SANDWICH SELECTION

  • Grilled Salmon Panini $14
    Smoked sockeye salmon, spinach, red onions & crème fraiche on a fresh traditional bannock bun. Served with a side salad dressed in a wild blackberry maple vinaigrette.
  • Roasted Turkey Baguette $15
    Roast turkey breast, red onion, cucumber, old cheddar & cedar jelly mayo on baguette. Served with a side salad dressed in a wild blackberry maple vinaigrette.
  • Grilled Seasonal Vegetable Panini $15
    Seasonal grilled vegetables, hummus, and Salt Spring Island chevre served on focaccia
  • Daily Sandwich Special $15
    Served with a side salad dressed in a wild blackberry maple vinaigrette.

DRINKS

  • Fair Trade Spirit Bear Coffee $2
  • Americano $3
  • Cappuccino $4
  • Café Latte $4
    Vanilla/Caramel/Hazelnut/Chocolate
  • Espresso $3
  • Hot Chocolate $4
  • Paisley Organic Teas $2.50

Canned & Bottled

  • Juice and Iced Tea $3.75

DESSERTS

  • Nanaimo Bar $3
  • Lemon Square $3
  • Berry Crumble $3
  • Butter Pecan Square $4.50
  • Brownie (Gluten Free) $4.50

LET US KNOW YOUR COMING!
(For groups up to 24 people)

If you’re planning a visit with a group of 24 or less, and are interested in joining us for a luncheon in our busy Thunderbird Café, let us know you’re coming so that we may ensure your order is prepared for express service.  To receive a copy of our daily specials menu and arrange the details for your special visit email sales@slcc.ca.

CAFÉ GROUP LUNCH OPTIONS
(For groups of 25 or more)

Our Thunderbird Café & Catering provides a variety of lunch options for groups of all sizes, and private dining areas can be arranged.  In order to ensure enough fresh ingredients are in stock for your lunch, we require a confirmed number of guests three days prior to all lunches (lunches will be billed based on confirmed numbers). To book your luncheon contact us at sales@slcc.ca.

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Tours

Knowledgeable Cultural Ambassadors share their cultural teachings with guests during our hourly guided tour; for additional group tour options, visit our Group Tours page.

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Events

Learn about upcoming events either at or hosted by the SLCC – free, ticketed, on-site, and off-site.

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Gallery & Gift Shop

Discover our unique selection of First Nations merchandise ranging from handcrafted works of art, to home accents, clothing and accessories, jewellery, pottery, baskets, books and souvenir merchandise. Visit the Gallery & Gift Shop.

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#SLCCWedding

Weddings at the SLCC are some of the most spectacular; learn more about our venue as your wedding location by visiting SLCC.ca/Weddings.

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