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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
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11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Thu - Mon 17:30 - 21:00
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North Narrabeen, Australia
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250 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014

A garden full of interesting driftwood art melded into the garden itself. It is a place to visit and enjoy the scenes. Stop and have a coffee or a meal and remember to walk about the local streets.

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Thank 1victor
Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The freshness of the ingredients .. The presentation . the fine dining experience was all amazing.. Not a place where I would bring small children..but great for a special occasion..

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Thank margohogie
Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We came upon this place quite by accident on a drive from Victoria. We wandered in on a rainy Saturday afternoon and the staff was very pleasant. As their dining room wasn't opening for dinner for another hour, the staff opened up a couple of their unoccupied rooms for us to look around in and told us to wander around... More 

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Sooke, Canada
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This past Sunday a Victoria couple and ourselves from Sooke had an absolutely stunning lunch in the dinning room. A beautiful sunny day with a candle lite table complete with white linen waiting for us, infront of one of the best views in the Province. The waitresses were friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive and the dining room warm and very relaxing.... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We booked a night for my mothers birthday, we had the dinner paired with wine, it was delicious, the rooms were very comfortable and each with it's own balcony.

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Thank Subsea_Inspector
Sooke, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Been to the Sooke Harbour House many times for lunch, dinner, and special occasions such as New Year's Eve. The service, ambiance, and food are always exceptional. The only element preventing our more frequent visits is the menu prices. Worth the money, but expensive for our budget.

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Thank PhotofunJRD
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

I cannot understand why this restaurant has had such mixed reviews, this was one of the best meals we have ever had the pleasure of devouring!! The four courses were just under $80 and a fantastic value. The service was flawless, thank you Eric, your drink recommendations were spot on. We are on the hunt for Sea cider here! Chef... More 

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Pender Island, Canada
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

The Sooke Harbour House serves four course meals for $80. I thought that you got a small amount of artistically displayed food - pretty and probably alot of work to produce but not very filling. My husband, on the other hand, enjoyed his dinner and thought it was worthwhile. The ambience of the hotel is charming with its' big crackling... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Sooke Harbour House has long been one of our favourite haunts. Lovely views, gorgeous dining room, and great food. Our last visit was on Valentine Day evening - the food was good but not exceptional and salty. The service was just awful. We felt that we were being "preached" too by our female server. She was cold, aloof, and intrusive... More 

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1 Thank Suzanne C
Melbourne, Australia
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343 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

You can stay at Sooke Harbour House and what a pleasure it would have been but we were staying in Victoria and drove there for dinner. It doesn't look far on the map but with busy evening traffic, allow an hour and take a GPS - it's well worth finding. The menu, the food, the service and indeed the whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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?