Valentine’s Day in the Gulf Islands
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching so it’s a good thing Victoria was voted Canada’s most romantic city! Why not have date night on the boat and visit one of the critically acclaimed restaurants on the Southern Gulf Islands to have a Valentine’s Day you will never forget!
Located near Montague Harbour on Galiano Island, Pilgrimme offers a unique, constantly changing menu of shared plates, using ingredients harvested on the island as well as a selection of BC wine and craft beer. They were also named by the New York Times as one of their ’52 Places to Go in 2016’.
2806 Montague Road
Galiano Island, BC
The Bennett Bay Bistro is an oceanview dining spot at the Mayne Island Resort. It is a favorite of locals and visitors alike for its consistently great food and friendly efficient service. In addition to Ocean Wise seafood items, the fresh, seasonally inspired menu features soups, salads, pastas and entrées to tempt any palate.
494 Arbutus Drive
Mayne Island, BC
Soak in the beautiful views and enjoy a dish that captures the West Coast as a whole. The Sea Glass has quickly become a very popular addition to the marina and is enjoyed by Van Isle Marina guests, our employees and everyone in between. They have daily specials that often showcase fresh local seafood while sticking to an affordable price range. They also have an impressive wine and cocktails list. Whether you desire some delicious sea food or are stopping in for brunch you will not be disappointed.
2320 Harbour Road
Bridgemans is located at the beautiful Mill Bay Marina in Saanich Inlet. With menu selections to please every palate, an extensive wine list, and tempting variety of beer and cider on tap, Bridgemans has something for everyone. They also have a heated, covered patio for year round waterside dining. It is a perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two.
740 Handy Road
Mill Bay, BC
The Deep Cove Chalet is attractively situated on six acres featuring breathtaking waterfront views. Classic French cuisine is served in a relaxed and professional manner. Choose from a massive wine list that mixes old world and BC selections. Chef Pierre and his wife Bev are delightful and together with their team are always creating innovative, fresh and local food with a creative twist.
11190 Chalet Road
North Saanich, BC
Hastings House Country House Hotel
Situated on a 22-acre waterfront estate overlooking Ganges Harbour, this charming Sussex-style manor hotel has become renowned for its relaxed fine dining and exquisite food. European-trained Chef Marcel Kauer’s daily menus are complemented by an award-winning wine cellar focusing on the best of British Columbia wines and gems from around the world.
160 Upper Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island, BC