Places to Shop & Eat

Main Season

Eat

Note: The House Hotel Coffee Saloon is closed in 2021

Goldfield Bakery Close Up

Goldfield Bakery

Visit the Goldfield Bakery in Barkerville and take a walk down memory lane with the aroma of their famous sourdough bread filling the air. Fine, fresh baking, all prepared from scratch right on the premises.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Contact
    250-994-3241

    Visa, MC & Debit Available

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The Wake Up Jake

The Wake-Up Jake Restaurant offers a full menu of old-style favourites including breakfast, lunch and supper as well as children’s specials.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm daily. Last seating at 5:30 pm.

    Contact
    250-994-3259

    Visa, MC & Debit Available

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Lung Duck Tong Restaurant

The Lung Duck Tong Restaurant is a local favourite and is renowned for its Chinese cooking, impressing guests from around the world for years with fresh, authentic Chinese food.

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Barkerville Café & Gift Store

Located in the Barkerville Visitor Centre, the Barkerville Café offers hot and cold beverages, quick eats, a kids menu, baked goods, and frozen treats. 

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    Open daily 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, June 26th – September 19, 2021

    Contact
    1-888-994-3332 ex. 33

    Payments available: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Shop Pay, Interac, Cash

    The Barkerville Café and Gift Store is operated by Barkerville Heritage Trust, the non-profit charity that manages Barkerville Historic Town & Park. All sales directly support the continued preservation of Barkerville’s history.

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Mason and Daly General Merchant

Mason & Daly General Merchants

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Mason & Daly General Merchants is a unique 19th century-style General Store carrying an extraordinary selection of goods from sealing wax and stationery supplies to haberdashery, straight razors and tonsurial supplies. A stop at the Candy Counter, with its huge selection of licorice’s, chocolates and other traditional candies, is a must!

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Contact
    250-994-3227

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

McMahon's Confectionary

McMahon's Confectionery

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McMahon’s Confectionery, once known as the Red Front Cigar Store, was part of this vital merchant community, and sold a diverse selection of treats and sundries.Today, in our recreated 1930s style confectionery store, visitors can purchase a wide variety of candies, fudges, ice creams, soda pops and specialty products that were available to the townspeople of 1930s Barkerville.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Contact
    250-994-2383

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

C. Strouss Company Dry Goods2

C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods

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C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods offers some of the best teas from around the world, cheese cut from 30-pound wheels, cast iron cooking implements and other household goods evoking the best of bygone days.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Contact
    250-994-3227

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

McPherson WatchMakerJewllery

A. McPherson Watchmaker & Jeweller

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This prestigious watch and jewellery shop, originally founded in the 1860s, has a very large selection of Gold and Silver jewellery. You’ll find a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones ranging from diamonds to amber to opals, all set as earrings, rings or pendants. Or, if you “strike it rich” on your visit, have your gold nuggets set as jewellery or choose from a large selection of mounted nugget jewellery.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Contact
    250-994-3227

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

Eldorado Gold Panning & Gift Shop

Eldorado Gold Panning & Gift Shop

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Get a taste of the Barkerville Gold Rush. Take a step back in history with the crusty old gold miners at the Eldorado Gold Panning and Gift Shop. Come into the gift shop and choose from a variety of items available for purchase; gold items, gold pans, jewellery, souvenirs, hats, jackets, t-shirts, books, old-fashioned candy and sweets, drinks, sundries, umbrella rentals, and much more. Goldpanning lesson available in 2021.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily. Last gold panning lesson at 4:30 pm.

    Contact
    250-994-3474

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

Post Office

Post Office

CLOSED IN 2021

The Barkerville Post Office is a functioning Canada Post outlet with full services

Cameron & Ames Blacksmith

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Come hear the anvil chorus and smell the sizzle of hot metal smoke. The blacksmith gives public presentations several times a day and sells hand-forged products on location.

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    9:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

    blacksmith@barkerville.ca

    Payments available: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Shop Pay, Interac, Cash

Sentinel Printing Press

Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office

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Founded in 1865, the Cariboo Sentinel newspaper runs for 10 years and reaches global circulation. Visit the print shop to purchase custom-made paper items and also see the editor setting type and operating an original platen press. 

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    9:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Payments available: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Shop Pay, Interac, Cash

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Barnard's Express Stagecoach Office

Francis Jones Barnard’s B.X. Express freighting company shaped communication and travel to and from Barkerville and was the main cartage and passenger service on the Cariboo Waggon Road. Take a horse-drawn tour of Barkerville in an authentic stagecoach, or book a return trip to see Judge Begbie at the Richfield Courthouse! 

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    June 26th – September 19th, 2021 
    10:00 am – 4:30 pm daily. 

    Stagecoach rides available to one family at a time. Call 250-994-2347 to make a reservation.

    $10 per person

    Payments available: Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cash

Louis Blanc Photograhic Gallery

Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery

CLOSED IN 2021

Louis Blanc was a photographer in Barkerville who took photos of miners and their claims that would be sent home to loved ones in distant lands. We carry on his tradition by taking photographs ‘In the Highest Style of the Art.’ Dress up in Victorian costumes and have your photo printed in old-fashioned sepia tone and provided to you within minutes. Capable of accommodating large groups (up to 60) with special pricing is available.

Pioneer Clothing

Pioneer Clothing

CLOSED IN 2021

Pioneer Clothing costume rental will outfit you with a Victorian era costume for your day in Barkerville, your special event, your wedding or an evening on the town. Please contact photographer@barkerville.com to discuss your needs or drop in to arrange a rental.

Kwong Sang Wing Chinese Store1

Kwong Sang Wing Chinese Store

CLOSED IN 2021

Colourful Chinese merchandise from clothing to medicinal herbs and wines. Imported directly from China.

Winter Season

Places to Shop & Eat

Barkerville Cafe & Gift Shop

Located in the Barkerville Visitor Centre, the Barkerville Café offers hot chocolate, coffee, soups, paninis, oven-baked lasagnas, mac & cheese and moreBrowse a collection of souvenirs and gifts while you warm up in the Café.

The Barkerville Café and Gift Store is operated by Barkerville Heritage Trust, the non-profit charity that manages Barkerville Historic Town & Park. All sales directly support the continued preservation of Barkerville’s history.

Phone: 250-994-3332 ext. 33

Winter Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 4pm
plus special openings for Family Day (Feb 15) and Spring Break (March 15, 19, 22, and 26)

Gift Shop orders available through the online Store

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Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop

Come hear the anvil chorus and smell the sizzle of hot metal smoke. The blacksmith gives public presentations several times a day and sells hand-forged products on location.

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Winter Season:
Storefront temporarily closed due to COVID. Product orders available through the online store

Sentinel Printing Press

Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office

Founded in 1865, the Cariboo Sentinel was once a global circulation newspaper. Visit the print shop to purchase custom-made paper items and also see the editor setting type and operating an original platen press. 

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Winter Season:
Storefront temporarily closed due to COVID. Product orders available through the online store.

Check out the Cariboo Sentinel Printing Press Revival Project to see what we are working on this winter.