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Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar

) #5 of 111 Restaurants in Courtenay $$$$ Seafood, ,
4330 Island Hwy S | Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 9R9, Canada
+1 250-338-1323
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 7 min
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CUISINES
Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4330 Island Hwy S | Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 9R9, Canada
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11 - 20 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here since they renovated. The atmosphere was fabulous and I was very happy with my meal. I had the salmon over asparagus and crab risotto with lemon. It was wonderful. And the curry mussels appetizer! Oh my! I could have had the...More

Thank Kimmygibs
Reviewed 14 July 2017

On holiday, after a beautiful hike about Mt. Washington & Strathcona Provincial Park's Paradise Meadow & up to one of the alpine lakes, our group of four was ready to top off a great day with a nice dinner out. Thankfully we were able to...More

Thank EZNOMNOMNOM
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was one of the first five star meals we have experienced on the Island. Each meal is beautifully presented offering local flavours. The calamari appy was a hit! Leave room for some lava cake with lavendar ice cream, mmm

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The menu offered gluten free choices and everyone's meal was delicious! The service was friendly and although we waited quite a long time for our meals, they were worth the wait!

Thank jmbw04
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife suggested to go for lunch at this renovated spa resort. What a delight! The scenery was amazing and the food delicious. We had curry mussels and sliders, where especially the mussels were among the best I've ever had. We will come back to...More

Thank Frode M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I had the scallops and risotto, they melted in my mouth! The portion was just right and the bartender was very comfortable to be around.

Thank Tara T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Thanks to BC Shellfish Festival! Quick lunch between events at this bistro overlooking the water! Great service and had a lovely time!

Thank JoNavigates
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

First time visiting after renovations. New decor was very nice however this is where the goodness ended. Maybe our server was having a bad night but the service was not attentive at all and somewhat rude. The bus boy and support staff was very friendly...More

Thank Brad T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Ocean7 for our anniversary today. Great service...knowledgeable and attentive. The view was great and dinner yummy. You must try the scallops and pork belly entree. Perfect scallops and a fantastic carrot purée!

Thank Beverly1957
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We were not disappointed when we went back to the Kingfisher this week. The newly renovated and renamed AQUA Bistro was the perfect backdrop to our family lunch. Each dish was delicious and the presentation outstanding. Forks where flying around the table as we all...More

1  Thank Gaynor B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4330 Island Hwy S | Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 9R9, Canada
    (Argyle)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops at entrance
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-338-1323
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa
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!
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