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Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar

) #5 of 109 Restaurants in Courtenay $$$$ Seafood, ,
4330 Island Hwy S | Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 9R9, Canada
+1 250-338-1323
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“halibut” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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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 234 reviews

Reviewed 5 June 2017

The restaurant has two names and two menus but the same kitchen and dining area. there is a beautiful patio for the fine weather. The food is top quality which includes a beautiful presentation but if you have a good appetite, there could be more....More

Thank comox55
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I ordered the seared scallops which came with risotto and asparagus because the flavours sounded intriguing. What came out was a mound of risotto with tiny chopped asparagus which totally dominated the risotto flavour. It made for a nice texture as the asparagus was cooked...More

1  Thank Stacy N
Reviewed 29 May 2017

As we lived in the area and heard about the renovations and improvements to the restaurant we decided to have a light dinner at the Bistro Bar section after checking both Menus. Reception and server service was excellent upon arrival and given a beautiful window...More

Thank Elliotte L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

After a morning of pedicures at the spa, my daughter and I enjoyed lunch at the newly renovated restaurant. We were lucky to get a beautiful seat right by the window, with beautiful views of the ocean to enjoy. New interior is beautiful and modern....More

Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were able to sit on the ocean view patio with wine no food.. Staff so friendly, it was a great experience

Thank gbfujii
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise to discover the renovated restaurant and lounge...WIN!!! So well done and so beautifully modern with an upscale island feel. Great food and the Red Tape Ale is a big hit anytime.

Thank 2finefellows
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It was due for a refresh, and it works. Expect the higher quality, expect the updated wine list and expect the price to match. So dinner met expectations with great service as per usual. Been coming here 2-4 times a year and on one rare...More

Thank MinivanCalgaryFamily
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went there for my husband's birthday. Fabulous meal. Service was great. Waitress was helpful and had good recommendations. I heard her talking about the area and she was quite knowledgeable. They gave my husband a lovely dessert, free of charge with a candle in...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Second time this month visiting the bistro. The food was good, great service and the best view in the Comox Valley. We sat out on the new patio and it was great. It will be the place to go on a nice afternoonMore

Thank KimSlenoPhotos
Melissa B, Manager at Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Kim! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. Like you, we are so excited for this upcoming patio season and all the beautiful weather! I am extremely happy to hear you enjoyed both the food and service and I...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It was my boyfriend's a half century birthday dinner. We stayed at the Kingfisher hotel for a night to celebrate his birthday and we had an amazing tasty dinner at Ocean 7 restaurant. The food was absolutely great and amazing presentation. We fell in love...More

Thank MI Ran C
Melissa B, Manager at Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi MI Ran C! I am absolutely thrilled to hear you had such an amazing time during your visit to the resort! It is stories such as this, that make us fall in love with this industry. This is what we strive to achieve every...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 36
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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