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Hastings House

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160 Upper Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada (Lower Ganges Rd)
+1 250-537-2362
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Victoria, Canada
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While we were staying at the Hasting House we decided to "stay in" and try both sides -- the more relaxed (and less expensive) bistro side and the more formal dining experience. It's hard to make a recommendation -- both were fantastic and the menus are very small and ever changing. That said it's a great way to stay and... More 

Thank jasonakeenan
Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Lovely and charming accomdations. Our dinner at the Hasting House dining room , however, our dinner was disappointing. We found the menu lacking and it didn't help that they sold out one of the entrees by 7:00pm. The presentation was good but the food was boring , lacked flavour and well below the standard of cuisine one expects in an... More 

Thank C J
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We have been to Hastings House several times over the last couple of years. Whenever we are in need of some down time it is the place we turn to. Love the staff, ambience, surroundings, views. We have found everyone to be very accommodating whether it be for menu items, spa or accommodation. We have booked a family vacation for... More 

Thank irene f
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Beautiful fine dining we were looked after very well and had a lovely meal, located at the top of the bay in a quaint English style country house. Very nice, also has a bistro dining room if you don't want to go to the expense of fine dining.

Thank Chris_JNP
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

While we expected to enjoy the Harvest to Table dinner at Hastings House recently, we weren't necessarily expecting it to be the best meal we'd had in years. But it was. We were started with caviar on quail eggs, followed by autumnal squash and pumpkin bisque, and then a wild mushroom terrine. All of these were lovely but didn't fill... More 

Thank Brigitte H
Seattle, Washington
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175 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

The lamb and the halibut were incredible!!! The views of the bay are very private and unique. We attended a wedding party but would definitely recommend the menu for two or for a group.

Thank Mark W
Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Very cosy hide away, if your looking for a romantic weekend away, lots of things to do.. on the water front..

Thank Megs43
Vancouver, Canada
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I generally don't like restaurants where the garnish is larger than the food. However, i would be remiss in not saying that the food was quite good; the garnishes were edible; and the service was excellent. They had custom printed menus on the table when we arrived with our names on them and a 3-course meal planned out. You selected... More 

Thank EphemeralDiver
Seattle, WA
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The location of this resort is stunning. My massage was excellent. Having a drink before dinner was lovely. The wait staff was very attentive and nice. Dinner at the Bistro was just average. The food was not anything special and overpriced. We were talked into a wine that we very much wanted to try..... Only to be told they were... More 

Thank Themarebear
Port Ludlow, Washington
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We celebrated a big birthday in the Bistro. It is a stunning building and the Bistro is both cozy and architecturally awesome. Our wait person (Ruby) was delightful and the food, well, it was magnificent.

Thank Rileycat4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$51 - $51
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Upper Ganges Rd, 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: +1 250-537-2362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?