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160 Upper Ganges Road, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada (Lower Ganges Rd)
Hastings House Dining Room also offers a complimentary ride home after dinner anywhere on Salt Spring Island.
250-537-2362
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Elegant country evening

The name is actually Hastings House, not Hasting. It is a charming inn and restaurant, beautifully landscaped and overlooking a picturesque harbor. Three of us were served a delicious dinner in the small bistro (the dining room is more expensive and less intimate), where the fire in the stone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
ABWontheCape
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West Falmouth, MA
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hastings House has opened a bistro as part of their dinner options and it was very good. About half the price of the restaurant so well worth it. We sat right at the window looking out at the harbour. Food was very good, and the wine list was short but well curated.

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Big Sky, Montana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We haven't stayed here, but have dined here. It is one of the best dining experiences we've had...and we've eaten in a lot of places around the world. Intimate, cottage atmosphere over looking Ganges Harbour. Serene.

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West Falmouth, MA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The name is actually Hastings House, not Hasting. It is a charming inn and restaurant, beautifully landscaped and overlooking a picturesque harbor. Three of us were served a delicious dinner in the small bistro (the dining room is more expensive and less intimate), where the fire in the stone fireplace, dark wood beams, and a few tables thoughtfully placed made... More 

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Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The good was the quality of the food which was quite exceptional as was the service, the bad out of three orders one was forgotten and started after the other two were delivered, a small salad was offered as consolation. The ugly having to sit and watch a constantly opening kitchen door with a view of the fridge and milk... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Meals are inside the Manor House in which the bistro side is with the fireplace and prices were more moderate. The other side is fine dining with a more expensive menu. Both sides were classy in their own right. The menu had offerings that varied for any taste and the food in the bistro was exceptional. The wait staff were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I think this restaurant although good is over priced. The service for the price is only OK. Good quality food and very well presented. The wine list is very overpriced and given the choice this is a place where it would make plenty of sense to bring your own wine. I don't usually do that but I'm too familiar with... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

You will not regret visiting The Hastings House for dinner. It is expensive but is a true dining experience that lives up to the cost. It is by far the ONLY place on Salt Spring Island for fine dining. It is a gorgeous place, the restaurant is very intimate. Comparative to Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver Island. Our server was... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

High End World Class Country Style INN.-The cottage,The BEDS,the starter breakfast delivered each morning to the door,THE AMAZING BREAKFAST in the dining room-THE VERY AMAZING DINNER in the dining room--Yes Expensive--BUT WORLD CLASS

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Chilliwack, B.C.
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We recently celebrated my husband's birthday here and had a lovely time. The grounds and Hastings House itself are spectacular, as is the view of the harbour. Food was good, price wise, this is probably a 'splurge' restaurant.

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Gabriola Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been trying to go to the Hastings House when we are on Salt Spring, but we normally travel off season, due to our business. they have been closed the last couple time we have been there. It was open when we were there last week. We went Sunday evening and the 3 of us thought there was no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 160 Upper Ganges Road, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada
    (Lower Ganges Rd)
  • Public Transportation: Hastings House Dining Room also offers a complimentary ride home after dinner anywhere on Salt Spring Island.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: 250-537-2362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?