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Sooke Harbour House

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1528 Whiffin Spit Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0T4, Canada
+1 250-642-3421
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Thu - Mon 17:30 - 21:00
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Calgary, Canada
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

This is the real thing — a truly world-class restaurant. No need to go a la carte, the daily menu is a seafood delight. Stonkingly expensive though.

Thank timskitour
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

We had heard of Sooke Harbour House for years and when planning our honeymoon trip to Vancouver Island, we were sure to reserve a table many weeks ahead. What a disastrous evening! We were led to a table by the wall and when we pointed to others by the window, asking if we could sit at one of them, the... More 

1 Thank Maureen H
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

My Husband and I were in Sooke for 1 night and he took me to the Harbour House for my Birthday dinner. It was amazing from start to finish. The landscaping and view were breath taking. The staff was great and always making sure we were taken care of. The food was fantastic. From the beet soup to the crab... More 

3 Thank Nancy B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

It is a very nice place nobody would argue against that. However the food we tasted was far from impressive. The halibut was dry and far from perfection one might expected from this place. Vegetarian entree frankly looked like a joke - four or five tiny gnocchi like pieces with pea based sauce. No real taste and no substance. Desert... More 

Thank OM_Bender
Washington, DC
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

First of all we came here for lunch on Sunday so didn't have the prix-fixe meal. We were a group of 7 and all came away happy. People loved the beet soup (I don't like beets so didn't try it), also enjoyed their main dishes. Another of our party loved the cheese plate and salads. The sorbets (for a child)... More 

Thank Monica B
Fort Langley, Canada
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

As we were staying at the Sooke Harbour House, it was a no-brainer to book in for dinner in the restaurant. The prix-fix menu provides the usual selection of 2 - 3 items per course to choose from, and a wine pairing menu is also available. Our food was wonderfully prepared and the service was perfect. Not too fast and... More 

Thank Bridget C
Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We went to the Sooke Harbour house for dinner last month to celebrate our anniversary, and must say it was an exceptional experience. Highly recommend the Chef's menu with wine. We had a corner table overlooking the ocean, spectacular vista. Each course was remarkable with local ingredients, and the hostess really charming. Highly recommend this place for a relaxed, high... More 

Thank WinnipegDuo
Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

The hotel is absolutely beautiful and well loved. The views are spectacular and most of the staff are friendly and always smiling. The downside for us was the restaurant. The food was too salty for our tastes and we noticed the menu hardly changed from one night to another. For the pricing, we were expecting the unexpected, the spectacular, the... More 

1 Thank Julianna Z
Vancouver Island
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

The art gallery alone is worth the visit, even if you don't stay there! The grounds are full of hidden benches and driftwood artifacts. Loved it!

Thank travel0ts
Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

We encountered this place absoluely unexpectedly but it was a very nice surprise in the middle of nowhere. The atmosphere is really cozy and pleasant, food - delicious and natural, staff very helpful and friendly. Very beautiful view on the harbour, deers and other animals walking by. We really loved the place.

Thank Максим К

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1528 Whiffin Spit Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: +1 250-642-3421

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?