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Float Lounge

) #15 of 27 Restaurants in Ucluelet $$ - $$$ , , American
596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-4800
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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31 - 40 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 22 November 2016

GREAT staff and the food was very good. Megan, Tara were fun and welcoming to chat with. Calamari was delicious as well as the burger. Do suggest trying Big Beach drink (ask Tara) it was delicious.More

Thank AJAL1982
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear that Megan and Tara were able to help make your evening such an enjoyable experience. I will be sure to let them know. Thanks again, and hope you drop in for another delicious...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Eat at Fetch, walk over to Float, done... was a nice atmosphere. Love the loooooooong fireplace. Comfy places to sit.More

Thank Robert B
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Robert B, Thank you so much for your review! The fireplace and nice cozy couches are definitely one of the best spots in the lounge on a cold stormy day. Glad you had the chance to enjoy both the restaurant and the lounge! Hope...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

love this place, beautiful scenery, never know, if sea will have big swells or be in a calm state. Often a wedding ceremony on patio. Very good dessert menu. excellent coffee.More

Thank Violet M
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Violet M, I appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review of your recent experience at the Float Lounge. We are very lucky being surrounded by such beautiful scenery. I am glad to hear that you had the chance to enjoy the...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer a couple days ago during the storm. The waves crashing on the rocks was so hypnotizing. The service was very good, friendly waitress - even brought me a beer sample with out me asking for it. It is a spacious...More

1  Thank harleydon13
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Harleydon13, I see that you that you were here a few weeks ago during one of our many big storms we have had lately. The views from the lounge are nothing short of amazing and I am happy to hear that you had the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely burning gas fire to keep you warm. Impressive views of the ocean all around where we watched the storm roll in. We also spotted a sea otter! That aside, it was a very cosy environment, the burgers were nice and with a glass of...More

1  Thank TootsieBones
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Dawn J, Thank you for your kind review. We have been having our fair share of storms lately and I am glad that you had the chance to relax and enjoy the view from inside the lounge! It is definitely a nice cozy spot...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016

I know that there have been mixed reviews. Our B&B host warned us that it can be hit or miss. On our night, it was a hit. The views are always amazing. Our food was top notch and the service was as well. Perhaps there...More

1  Thank Neil S
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Neil S, I appreciate you leaving us a review of your recent experience in the Float Lounge. I see that you had received mixed reviews about the service and quality and I am happy that you had a great time. We have been working...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Sitting at bar watching waves with fireplace in background Very comfortable Food excellant Service also very goodMore

1  Thank Janice B
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Hi Janice B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the Float Lounge. I am glad to see that you were able to get a view of the ocean while enjoying the comforting ambiance of the fireplace. I appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very good value food and drink with great views over the Ocean. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. Be warned they get very busy from about 6.30 and it is not possible to make reservations.More

1  Thank Michelle H
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Michelle H, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the great views and atmosphere of the lounge. We are definitely lucky here at Black Rock to have such magnificent views of the ocean. Thank you for leaving us a nice review and I...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

I had the chicken burger, it was decent pub fare. They were playing the Jays game so a plus for them. The negatives all came from the staff. The waitress was rude and condescending, and made for a very disappointing evening.More

Thank AlyDM05
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Dear AlyDM05, We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review of your recent experience in the lounge. My apologies that you felt that the service was disappointing. We do strive to have happy, engaging and knowledgeable servers and I have used this...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to try the Float Lounge because of the great ocean views and the seafood in the Seaside Bowl, which is not on the menu at Fetch, the neighbouring restaurant. Float is a lounge, but dinner did not disappoint! The bowl is loaded with...More

1  Thank Sixweeks
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Hello Sixweeks, Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted to see that you had a great dining experience in the lounge. The Seaside bowl is definitely one of the highlights on our menu and a great way to try as much seafood...More

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Response from Katherine C | Property representative |
Hi lillucy, Unfortunately, we are not able to allow dogs in the lounge due to foodsafe regulations (Unless it is a medical dog). We are currently working with the BC liquor board to get our lounge patio open to the public... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
15:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 22:00
Thursday
15:00 - 22:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Barkley Sound  >  Ucluelet
  • Phone Number: +1 250-726-4800
  • E-mail
Description
Sharing Spirited Cocktails and Ocean Views in Ucluelet, British Columbia Surrounded by the natural beauty and energy of Vancouver Island, Float Lounge in Ucluelet, BC offers a casual, contemporary atmosphere where city blues float away as easily as the tides. Cozy up to the glowing fireplace and relax with house inspired cocktails and spirited beverages. Our 50-seat Float Lounge features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the mesmerizing Pacific Ocean, perfect for sunsets and storm watching. Watch waves crash on the rocky shoreline from the comfort of your seat under the remarkable wave inspired bar- no wetsuit required! Enjoy our light snack menu specially created for sharing with friends and family over warm conversation. Surrounded by West Coast nature and beauty, you'll find a welcoming contemporary atmosphere awaits you at Float Lounge in Black Rock Oceanfront Resort.
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