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9801 Spalding Rd | at Poet's Cove Resort, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
3 days ago
“Great food”
1 week ago
“One of the best restaurants in all the Gulf Islands”
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Canadian, American, International
$$ - $$$
9801 Spalding Rd | at Poet's Cove Resort, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great local food prepared with care. Our party had the duck, vegetarian option (type of semolina dish with goats cheese), and steelhead trout. All fantastically prepared. Dessert less so but still excellent.

Thank MexCan999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Aurora on Day Two of their seasonal opening and were very impressed with the high quality of the menu, the cooking, and the service. We'd put Aurora in the same category with Hastings House (Ganges on Saltspring), the Bird Cage (Nanaimo), and...More

Thank Tom of Orlando
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed with the service and food quality . We had a group of six and our dinners were average at best. I ordered perogies as an appy and received 3 dried out tiny pieces . I would not recommend Aurora's, pricy with...More

2  Thank Terri C
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A buffet is to be had here for breakfast. The food is tasty. You will like the food. The selection of fruits was great. The atmosphere is very nice, and with the view makes this a very nice place to eat. I am sure that...More

Thank zip98221
Scott Y, Manager at Aurora, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you for the great review Zip! We hope we can have you join us again soon!

Reviewed 20 July 2016

A part of the Poet's Cove Resort, the "upscale" dinning room is Aurora. The first morning we checked out the breakfast buffet but were surprised to see we were the only people there at peak breakfast time. This is a terrible waste of food and...More

2  Thank Mono20013
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Food was good, services was lovely. Great experience especially as we travelled with very young children.

Thank cathy d
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great food, location is wonderful, choice of inside dining or patio dining, attentive staff, service was great

Thank Sue-Laurence B
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Pool boy kept coming around to stair at wife in hot tub and trying to chat her up and noticed him sneaking and staring at her she had to go inside CREEPY bald head big nose English accent we will never return the GM would...More

4  Thank ROJO5522
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We sat out on the deck is the sunshine and watched the boats come in. Had lunch at noon - call it what you want, it's still a beef-dip. BUT, it's was a great improvement from last year. Lots of meet on a great bun,...More

1  Thank Ol_Gnome
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We were had sailed over to Bedwell Bay for the weekend and came into Poet's Cove Resort for brunch at the Aurora Restaurant. We had been here before for dinner and expected a good meal, and were not disappointed in the brunch menu. The selection...More

1  Thank L H
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Canadian, American, International
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 9801 Spalding Rd | at Poet's Cove Resort, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Pender Island
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