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Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar
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Ranked #5 of 149 Restaurants in Courtenay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Argyle
Transit: Bus stops at entrance
Description: Ocean7 Restaurant and AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar located at Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa is newly renovated and re-opens in early March 2017. The new AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar features creative casual shared plates paired with fine wines and signature cocktails, while Ocean 7 Restaurant will focus on West Coast seafood, grain fed meats and fresh organic produce from local sustainable growers and suppliers. The culinary experience will be unparalleled with unique creations from our Executive Chef Nyle Petherbridge, an accomplished Red Seal chef who created menus for some of most successful well known establishments in British Columbia. Your senses will be awakened enjoying tantalizing food for the palate while gazing out to the vast ocean views which was the main focus in the design process. Spectacular panoramic waterscape views welcome you as you enter the main entrance for the two restaurants. Design elements make use of French provincial flair and modern West Coast accents featuring beautiful wine displays, soft woods, stone and antique tile finishes. Centralized in the AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar is an inviting New York style bar with rich marble countertops sourced from Vancouver Island’s top quarries. On beautiful sunny days, two large garage doors will open up to the patio enticing you to sit outside and bask in the warm sun with breathtaking views of the ocean and the beloved lush Kingfisher gardens. The new oversized outdoor fire pit will be a romantic spot to cozy up to watch the spectacular wildlife and sunsets. The adjoining space, Ocean 7 Restaurant, maintains a fine dining atmosphere with view tables and cozy booths, stair stepped to allow amazing vistas for all. The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, not only a destination Spa Resort, but a destination for a top culinary tasting experience!
Reviewed July 23, 2011

Food is wonderful and views from the dining room are stunning.

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Reviewed June 25, 2011

The beet salad was very good and well presented with both golden and red beets layered with tangy goat cheese and served with candied walnuts. The Steamer basket with vegetarian dumplings was delicious. My criticism would be that I had a dead mussel and clam which should have been removed by the chef. Since it wasn't, the waitress should have noticed them beside my plate. It is not such a large serving that it should be missed. Furthermore, it is not an inexpensive restaurant and clientele should not have to pay for inedible food. At one other meal, I had the fish special which was a pan-roasted dijon crusted salmon which was very good as was the caesar salad. The roasted garlic in the salad was a nice touch. My husband was happy with his meals except he thought the halibut was slightly over-cooked. Service was good and the view was wonderful.

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Thank Maureen O
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Reviewed December 17, 2010

This is a terribly overpriced restaurant with all the flare of a station waiting room by the sea. The white wine is served warm, the main courses are overcooked and free of any defining taste, the apple strudel is served cold and don't expect to be offered coffee.

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Reviewed March 16, 2010

I would only go here if you have a resort/restaurant credit.
Everything is overpriced by a few dollars.
Breakfast was the most over priced meal, one slice of toast only!
The dessert mousse was very tasty.

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Thank AiramV
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Reviewed July 2, 2008

Wounderfull seating, overlooking sea site

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George S, Manager at Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2015

Dear Norway1944,
I am happy to hear your lovely review of the breakwater. I agree Susan is wonderful at what she does, we are lucky to have her as part of our team.The scallops and pork belly are also a favorite around here. We are proud to live in a place that has fresh seafood right off the boat. We look forward to your return.

Dana Marshall
Dining Room Manager

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