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Float Lounge

$$ - $$$,
596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-4800
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prawn tacos” (2 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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31 - 40 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This review is for the poor quality of customer service in the lounge area. My wife and I visited the Black Rock for a drink and light meal in the lounge. The server forgot our requests for water. Never returned to the table to ask...More

1  Thank Will L
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Shared large meals with partner and selection of local beers Great fish dishes Value for money and quality, great views of the ocean

Thank Joejoefred
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I'm happy to hear that your dining experience with us was such a positive one. I agree, the view is hard to beat. Thanks again, and hope to see you in the future.

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Very disappointed with the lack of selection for non seafood lovers. Would love to see a few chicken dishes on the menu. And my husband was wondering why there was no Crab on the menu. Isn't this the west coast fare. Cocktails and desserts were...More

Thank LauraTrapper
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our menu changes with the seasons, and what is the freshest available. Our aim is to accommodate all dietary concerns. Please join us again and let us know what you require. Every effort will be...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016

We ate breakfast at Fetch and came back to Float for dinner. The lounge is full of comfy seating, has a warm and inviting atmosphere and a fantastic mosaic "wave" over the bar. It was a very cold and dark December evening and it felt...More

Thank FarFlungStarling
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I agree, the fireplace is the perfect spot to get cozy on a chilly December evening. I will be sure to pass on your feedback regarding the food to our Executive Chef. I do hope you will...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

The first thing you will notice,when approaching the " Float Lounge " (at the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, to the left of the Lobby) is the huge gas fireplace.Then you enter the Lounge (open from 15.00 to 21.00), and the next thing you will notice...More

Thank GMj-travel
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I agree, The Float is a perfect place to place to unwind and get lost in the waves. I will be sure to pass on your comments regarding the food to our executive Chef. I'm...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We ate at the float lounge both nights of our stay because the food on the forst night was so good. The lounge also offers a warm welcoming atmosphere and a nice view out on the ocean. Service was attentive but not over the top....More

Thank Lubnatsi
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm happy to hear that your dining experience in The Float was a warm and welcoming one. Thanks again and hope you will be able to join us in the future.

Reviewed 28 November 2016

First we sat at the corner end of the lounge. Maybe they didn't see us, took a long time for us to get drinks. Then nobody came to take our orders for 15 minutes, we had to go to the counter twice to ask. Once...More

Thank Mei Y
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to hear you received less than stellar service. Our goal is to give everyone who joins us a positive dining experience and your observations are a big help. Thanks again, and hope to...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

2 couples spent a very enjoyable evening in this lounge, which is in the Black Rock hotel. The food is prepared in the full scale restaurant nearby, not in the lounge, which may account for the not so hot temperature of the food. The food...More

Thank MamaToto
Reviewed 22 November 2016

GREAT staff and the food was very good. Megan, Tara were fun and welcoming to chat with. Calamari was delicious as well as the burger. Do suggest trying Big Beach drink (ask Tara) it was delicious.More

Thank AJAL1982
Susanna V, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear that Megan and Tara were able to help make your evening such an enjoyable experience. I will be sure to let them know. Thanks again, and hope you drop in for another delicious...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Eat at Fetch, walk over to Float, done... was a nice atmosphere. Love the loooooooong fireplace. Comfy places to sit.More

Thank Robert B
Katherine C, Manager at Float Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Dear Robert B, Thank you so much for your review! The fireplace and nice cozy couches are definitely one of the best spots in the lounge on a cold stormy day. Glad you had the chance to enjoy both the restaurant and the lounge! Hope...More

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Response from Katherine C | Property representative |
Hi lillucy, Unfortunately, we are not able to allow dogs in the lounge due to foodsafe regulations (Unless it is a medical dog). We are currently working with the BC liquor board to get our lounge patio open to the public... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Barkley Sound  >  Ucluelet
  • Phone Number: +1 250-726-4800
  • E-mail
Description
Sharing Spirited Cocktails and Ocean Views in Ucluelet, British Columbia Surrounded by the natural beauty and energy of Vancouver Island, Float Lounge in Ucluelet, BC offers a casual, contemporary atmosphere where city blues float away as easily as the tides. Cozy up to the glowing fireplace and relax with house inspired cocktails and spirited beverages. Our 50-seat Float Lounge features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the mesmerizing Pacific Ocean, perfect for sunsets and storm watching. Watch waves crash on the rocky shoreline from the comfort of your seat under the remarkable wave inspired bar- no wetsuit required! Enjoy our light snack menu specially created for sharing with friends and family over warm conversation. Surrounded by West Coast nature and beauty, you'll find a welcoming contemporary atmosphere awaits you at Float Lounge in Black Rock Oceanfront Resort.
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