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SweetWater Bistro

280 Gower Point Road | British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia VON 1V0, Canada
+1 604-886-2024
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
280 Gower Point Road | British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia VON 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have always loved eating here and so when we heard there may be changes coming, I convinced four friends from the mainland to come up to visit, stay overnight and eat here for dinner. They were super impressed. They do get...More

Thank GibsonsGolfer
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The food is wonderful. I especially loved the mushroom tart with goat cheese. However, we've gone here a few times and the service is hit or miss. The last time we came in we had a super rude waitress. Once she found out that we...More

1  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The restaurant was very busy as it was a Saturday night. The music in the restaurant was very loud so that people were having to talk loudly to be heard over it. I made a comment to my friends that I thought that the music...More

1  Thank Jan A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Outstanding food and service. Good wine list. Intimate setting and deck and views in the Summer. Reservations required. Well worth the visit.

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I recently had a wonderful birthday dinner with my husband and six friends, at my favourite local restaurant. Everyone was pleased with their dinners & dessert, and service, as always, was gracious, efficient & informed. I love eating here in the winter, when the room...More

1  Thank BarbaraElizabeth
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Over and over during our time on the Sunshine Coast in July when we asked for restaurant recommendations we were told you must eat at Sweetwater Bistro. And I tell you now, you MUST eat at Sweetwater Bistro! The food was exceptional, the service was...More

1  Thank persephone67
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We were here a couple of weeks ago we actually ended up eating at the restaurant three times in the space of the week . That alone should tell you something , I wanted to keep going back and eat my way through the most...More

1  Thank sandralmd23
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Sweetwater offers fab food with friendly and engaging service in a casual coast environment. The limited but varied menu is coupled with fine wine selection. Large portions, so appies only if you have generous time or share. Our party enjoyed duck, lamb and pork schnitzel....More

2  Thank O9134TJjohnl
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have been going to Sweet Water since it opened. I operated a BB in Gibsons and sent my guest there as well. The hospitality of the Owner/Hosts, Brigitta and Andrew, enhance the ambiance. The delicious meals that flow from the kitchen are, too soon,...More

2  Thank Innspyred2
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Variety, quality, service. This is THE #1 fine dining restaurant on the Sunshine Coast by far, and better than many 5-star places anywhere else. A true "find".

Thank BC-Suncoaster
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Questions & Answers
Doris C
5 May 2017|
Response from sweetwaterGibsons | Property representative |
No, sorry, we do not do takeout ... We'd rather have you dine with us ;)
17 April 2017|
Response from sweetwaterGibsons | Property representative |
Hi there, Winter hours we are open Wednesday to Saturday Summer, Tuesday to Saturday :)
11 March 2017|
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Response from sweetwaterGibsons | Property representative |
Yes, we have gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 am
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Gower Point Road | British Columbia, Gibsons, British Columbia VON 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Gibsons
  • Phone Number: +1 604-886-2024
  • E-mail
Refreshingly uncomplicated and delciious food. Service with excellence overlooking Gibsons Landing and the Harbour. Outdoor patio. Join us in historic Gibsons Landing.
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