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“Great Food and Games” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Gathering
Cuisines: Canadian, Mediterranean, Spanish
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Seating
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Food and Games”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

The food is excellent at the Gathering- I recommend the local mussels. Brian and Johnny and the other staff are very friendly.
Lovely to sit by the ocean here on a balmy summer's evening.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank Maria D
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17 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
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    Value
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“What a Gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a great little restaurant for dinner. The food is tapas style and absolutely to die for. The owners are very friendly and the prices are amazing for the quality of the food and its presentation.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank Mike S
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Seattle, WA
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Games & Food Make for a Great Evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

My wife had caught sight of The Gathering while wandering the shops a couple days earlier, so we decided to make this our night-cap stop after a leisurely dinner with friends. The idea of dessert and a drink or two while playing a game together sounded great, and it turned out marvelously. The owner was a very talkative guy, and the chef was quite insistent about his desserts; one of our friends still can't stop talking about the mascarpone cheesecake. By the end of the evening, we all agreed that The Gathering would make our list of regular stops for future SSI visits.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Matt H
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Level Contributor
163 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Local produce, excellent food, tapas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

The food is excellent. The evening menu is a tapas menu. The tasty menu items are as good as any restaurant anywhere. The gaming opportunity is a creative change to ones' dining experience. The setting is spectacular.
The lunch menu is excellent as well and the prices are very reasonable.
A wonderful, unique dining venue.
Scrabble anyone!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jovan_10
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Small Portions”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

My husband and I came to Salt Spring for our yearly getaway.
Great room, we loved the idea of the board games.
But when it came down to the food the portions were WAY to small. It also took over a hour for our food to come.... Leaving the restaurant hungry was a disappointment. Unless you make the portions bigger and the service better we won't be back.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Katie F
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