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The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa

849 Verdier Avenue | Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 888-544-2079
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“halibut” (10 reviews)
“onion soup” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
849 Verdier Avenue | Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered from the Tasting menu and were very pleased with the food, which was tasty and perfectly cooked and the service was excellent. We've had excellent tasting menus in other restaurants for about half the price. However, the setting overlooking the marina is lovely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank edemoor
KatherineMMurphy, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Edemoor, We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us recently. Thank you for sharing your kind words, we look forwards to welcoming you back soon. Warmly, Katherine

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Great meal...OK we had 4 appies instead of the mains. Super service - nice view and excellent food. The mussels and oysters are a 10.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul E
Caitlin P, Food & Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Paul E, Thank you for taking the time to review your positive experience. I love that you chose to dine a little less traditionally and had such a fantastic time. We look forward to serving you again! Warm Regards, Caitlin

Reviewed October 18, 2018

A friend took my wife and I for a belated celebration dinner. It was anything but a celebration. Thank goodness we had wonderful company with our friend. The service was slow, very unprofessional, and really not very caring. When my wife was forced to stir...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MusikAl
KatherineMMurphy, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Dear MusikAl, I am very sorry to hear that your recent evening with us was not nearly up to the standards that we set for ourselves. Our goal is to provide a lovely experience for our guests, and it certainly does not sound like we...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

We have never had dinner in this restaurant with a fruit fly issue before. Our server didn’t provide us with the small napkins provided to other customers to cover their wine glasses. The food was good but the lack of addressing the fruit fly issue...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barbe_f
Caitlin P, Food & Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

barbe_f, I am so sorry our servers did not offer you a napkin for your drinks; during fruit fly season, it is definitely a must. I certainly appreciate your concern and unfortunately this fruit fly season has been one of the worst we have seen....More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised with the size and the ambiance of the restaurant though there isn't a real view from the restaurant but the patio would have a nice view of the harbour. Service was a bit spotty; very friendly and accommodating and with good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nick D
KatherineMMurphy, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Hi Nick D, Thank you for your feedback regarding your experience in the Dining Room. I am glad to hear your server was accommodating and helpful. Our team is determined to give the best service to our guests, however we appreciate that we cannot always...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had beet salad and steak sandwich--both were excellent. The salad was fresh and the beef perfectly rare on crispy bread. They put a generous amount of goat cheese and nuts on the salad, so it was very satisfying. The staff was friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank yasubec
Caitlin P, Food & Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hi yasubec, Thank you for your kind review about our Pub. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed yourself! I hope that we have the pleasure of serving you again in the future. Warm regards, Caitlin

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The worst. Reservations for 6 at 7:45 did not get out until 10. Had to ask 3 times for bread and ice. 3 halibut dinners sent back as overcooked and over salted. Not sure replacement was actually halibut. Risotto had concrete taste and texture.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John H
Caitlin P, Food and Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi John H, I am very sorry to hear about your experience at our restaurant. It certainly sounds like you waited too long. We have given the kitchen feedback about oversalting our dishes and feel confident that you will see an improvement. I'm disappointed you...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

Both my wife and I had a simple, bacon, eggs and toast breakfast. What a great surprise went they delivered the plates. We're both very fussy about our eggs and we like the yolks real runny but the whites firm. Absolute perfection. The bacon was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ButchBellingham_WA
Caitlin P, Food & Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

ButchBellingham_WA, Thank you so much for your kind words! I will be happy to pass them along to our culinary team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Warm Regards, Caitlin

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 6pm upon arrival we were approached by a very shy timid waitress who informed us there was no avocado soup. We ordered 3 appetizers the water melon and feta salad was good refreshing. The scallop which was $16 was the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank emma s
Caitlin P, Food and Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Emma S, Thank you for letting us know about your latest experience in our Dining Room. I am very sorry to hear that you and marcia0005 had such a poor time in our venue. We do take our guest feedback very seriously and our team...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Spot is amazing and we enjoyed all our food. Wait staff were super friendly! Only complaint was super slow service. Enjoyable if you don’t can just relax!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 541MaryK
Caitlin P, Food and Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Mary K, Thank you for your positive words about our food! We find that our new menu items compliment the view of the Saanich Inlet well. I am sorry to hear that your service was slow, I hope that our servers were able to address...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 849 Verdier Avenue | Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
    (Brentwood Drive)
  • Public Transportation: BC Transit Bus Route #75 located directly in front of Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 888-544-2079
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa
Description
We celebrate, we dazzle, we educate. Since 2004, Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa has had the pleasure of accommodating thousands of guests locally and from all over the world. Set on traditional Saanich territory, The Resort incorporates the natural beauty of its surroundings into our guests' experience. From the architecture, boasting of Douglas Fir and Red Cedar, to our locally-sourced ingredients, The Dining Room is committed to incorporating the culture of the Resort and the soul of the Pacific North West into each dish. We hope to welcome you to the Dining Room and share the experience with you.
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