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The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa

849 Verdier Ave | Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 888-544-2079
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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849 Verdier Ave | Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant, serving really great food in a nice but down to earth setting. Service is super friendly, with a casual note, but very professional. Special thanks has to go to the chef, who might end up to be one of the...More

Thank Picobus
Caitlin P, Food and Beverage Leader at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Picobus, Thank you so much for your kind words; I will be sure to pass them on to both our front of house and kitchen teams. It is such a pleasure to hear that our food is successfully complimenting the beautiful location in which...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A broccoli soup that may possibly have had an entire cornbroom blended into it...picking bits of fibrous material out of every mouthful. This is not an exaggeration. The most fiber filled soup in history was remarkably delicious. The steak, was undercooked but I like rare,...More

Thank David E. K
KatherineMMurphy, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hi David, Thank you so much for taking the time to write. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your service when you came in recently. With your feedback (and that of others) we have changed the way we are both cooking and presenting the duck...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

After a long day of traveling, you don't need to leave your hotel to get an amazing meal. In fact, I wish I could have stayed longer, just for the food. The view at sunset was beautiful, the seafood was amazingly fresh, and the sushi...More

Thank flygirl215
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Called on Thursday April 20th for reservations that night and were told they were really busy and dinner would be later than we wanted. So we booked Fri at 7:30 for what we thought would be a pleasant dinner out. Arrived at 7:30 and were...More

Thank juck1950
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The view is great and the menu is creative. We enjoyed it very much. Be sure to make a reservation sit got crowded every night.

Thank lpsh
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was looking forward to a pleasant evening out with my hubby and was let down big time. We were out on the patio previously and it wasn't bust and were quite pleased with the service, food and atmosphere. Being inside was a definite negative...More

1  Thank Wendy H
AndrewGTLangford, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Hi Wendy, thank you for sharing regarding your most recent visit here with us. We aim to continuously improve here at the resort and it is with feedback like this that we do so. Our patio certainly is a lovely setting and I very much...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

While the atmosphere and scenery at this restaurant drew us back for a third visit, for my daughter's birthday, I was extremely disappointed to discover they had swapped out their tasty menu for haute cuisine...almost nothing on the plates (unless you ordered the pasta), and...More

Thank HaruWindsong
AndrewGTLangford, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for the kind words regarding the setting of our restaurant. Though I am so sorry to hear a celebratory occasion with us fell a little flat that day. Our dining room has always had an approach to elevated cuisine, as we are always...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

The food was great, but what really set it apart was our server, who on her own initiative went to check on the readiness of our room, and reported when it was available.More

Thank D C
AndrewGTLangford, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

That's so wonderful to hear that the service and food were both highly enjoyable, DC. We are very proud of the staff that we have, and we love to hear this feedback from our guests! Hope to see you again soon. Andrew & the Food...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Menu, food, service, setting - all excellent. Suggest you reserve a perimeter table as it can get pretty busy and noisy.

Thank Hot_Tours
AndrewGTLangford, Manager at The Dining Room at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thanks for the review, Hot Tours. You're right, we are very busy, even in the "off-season". We feel that's a good problem to have! Hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Andrew

Reviewed 29 August 2016

I ordered the Caesar salad for lunch. It was pricey at $15 ( chicken was an extra 7). The salad itself was wilted, brown and old. I was unable to finish it. The view was beautiful but I would not eat there again.

Thank Tabaxi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 849 Verdier Ave | 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
Inspired by the inherent and intrinsic beauty of the Pacific North West, the Dining Room at Brentwood Bay stands unpretentious in its character. Willing to be both timelessly classic and ingenious in our creative process, we are here, quite simply, to celebrate. Ever searching for the soul that is within each element of the dish, we draw these essences together to create something entirely new, yet entirely familiar. In the same breath that we celebrate the truest nature of our ingredients, we celebrate the beauty that comes from finding authenticity within ourselves. With care and attention to who you are, we strive to create the experience that will align with you the most. We will dazzle, if you choose to be dazzled. We will educate, should you wish to be educated. We will serve you silently with barely a whisper, should you choose to spend the evening simply indulging in the company of your dining partners. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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