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Sooke Harbour House

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1528 Whiffen Spit Road (@ Sooke Harbour House Inn), Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
250-642-3421
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We've been many times, mostly because our parents love it and have all of their big events here. It's upscale, incredibly tasteful, wonderfully unpretentious and lovely. We love everything about Sooke Harbor House and recommend it as a worthwhile splurge, or just a lovely place to visit if you're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Port Angeles, Washington
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Port Angeles, Washington
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've been many times, mostly because our parents love it and have all of their big events here. It's upscale, incredibly tasteful, wonderfully unpretentious and lovely. We love everything about Sooke Harbor House and recommend it as a worthwhile splurge, or just a lovely place to visit if you're out exploring the Vancouver Island countryside. Stop for coffee and a... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

As a recent Sooke resident, we feel we should try and support local businesses as much as possible. The Sooke Harbour House is well renowned for its food quality, service and location, so we had to give it a try. After having eaten there three times over the last 6 months, we will neither be returning, nor feel we can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We recently had dinner for 8 adults and a baby in the Sooke Harbour House Restaurant. My husband and I had celebrated an anniversary here a few years ago and had a great meal then. We don't remember that meals were set up then as 3 or 4 course meals and found the present menu set up that way was... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We planned our trip to Canada around eating here. Had 7 courses with wine pairing (more on wine later). Every course was incredible, except the salmon which was very overcooked. It was so bad they took great pains to cook the next course pork perfectly. Our son had the 4 course dinner which was well worth the $79 price tag.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

ok food, terrible service,very poor wine selection at lower and mid price, good selection at higher prices but they do not have what they list

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It can be risky to go back to a restaurant that holds such strong memories from the past. Was it really as good as you remember? Is it still as good as you hoped? Tastes change, people change, restaurants surely change. It was with this apprehension that Randy and I went back to Sooke Harbour House to celebrate a memorable... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My hubby and I were in Victoria for the weekend and had heard about Sooke Harbour House, a true foodie's dream! The views are gorgeous so be sure you get there early enough to walk around a bit to take them in. We had the best seat in the house. We had the 4 courses with wine pairings and everything... More 

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Port Alberni BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

If your're looking for classic character rooms, elegant ocean front dining and extensive horticultural grounds then this is the place! Just steps away from the beautiful Whiffen Spit walk (2 km return) overlooking Sooke Harbour. We stayed one night (gift from our kids) and were very pleased with the Mermaid Room, complete with wood burning fireplace and two person jacuzzi... More 

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Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A bit of a casual setting but fabulous, fabulous food. Everything cooked to perfection. Local organic and very interesting and different menu choices! Loved the seafood choices and stinging nettle soup and sorbets are out of this world!

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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The owners do so much more for our community that most people will never know. They are much more than just a business that puts taxes in the pot! They have a wonderful menu at an affordable price for locals. Just give them your address. They host many, many non-profit organizations, providing space and much more. In the Tourism world... More 

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Address: 1528 Whiffen Spit Road (@ Sooke Harbour House Inn), Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
Phone Number: 250-642-3421
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1528 Whiffen Spit Road (@ Sooke Harbour House Inn), Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: 250-642-3421

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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