In the October Fall 2011 Holiday Issue of Harbors, the Kenmore Air destination magazine, you can discover how to charter a plane with a group of friends and fly from Seattle to Sooke Harbour House arriving by float plane directly in front of our inn by Whiffen Spit. A quick way to be quicker to our little boutique hotel on the edge of the Pacific. Inquire by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Kenmore Air for details and pricing at 866 435 9524. The Best Luxury in Life is Time, Savour every moment at Sooke Harbour...read more
For Thanksgiving, if you do not want to cook, our team of talented chefs will do a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings take out style. Simple, easy and you can take all the accolades, we won’t tell! Please order by Friday, October 7th,by calling 250-642-3421 Cost : $40.00 pp + HST with pick up available on Sunday, October 9th 5:00 – 7:00 pm or Monday, October 10th 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Turkey will also be featured on our restaurant menu Sunday, October 9th and Monday, October 10th. Our 4 course menu is $74.95 per person. Phone today to make...read more
SLOW DOWN October 9, 2011 If meandering is more your pace than racing, we have an event for you. On October 9, 2011, interested foodies are invited to pack their bike and head to Sooke, B.C. to discover local flavours on two wheels. The inaugural Sooke Slow Food Cycle (SSFC) will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning at Sooke Harbour House, located 40 minutes from downtown Victoria. The self-guided tour will take interested visitors past 20 plus farms, homes, businesses and green spaces where they can partake in mini-workshops, enjoy...read more
Monthly Meeting at Pacific Forestry Centre Thursday, September 1, 2011, 7pm presents UNUSUAL MUSHROOMS I HAVE EATEN by Sinclair Philip. Sinclair and Frederique Philip are the owners of Sooke Harbour House, a luxury hotel on the edge of the Pacific Ocean known for its fine dining. Sinclair has always been passionate about local food. He is now very regularly walking the forest to discover everything about mushrooms. He has a large collection of books on mushrooms and works with chefs to discover the best recipes using mushrooms. He will...read more
BC Restaurant Hall of Fame Inductees 2011 was announced.One of our past chef James Walt is on the list!
We are very happy to see James Walt of Araxi restaurant & bar be one of the inductees. James worked with us at the Sooke Harbour House for a few years. We are happy to see is continued success. It is always with great pleasure we see our past kitchen team receiving accolades and being very successful in other restaurants than...read more
Patty Patching moved to this area from the prairies to do her Master’s degree in Fine Arts at the University of Victoria. Afterwards she continued her study of Art by becoming a Registered Art Therapist. She paints because it feels good! In this series of paintings Patty took her inspiration from the flow of life so visible on the West Coast…the ebb and flood of tides, lush vegetation, a nd thirst quenching rainfalls. Being true and present to the muse of the moment, her work celebrates the spontaneity and abundance of...read more
Raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Carollyne Yardley completed two years in the Faculty of Fine Arts, and is a graduate of the University of Victoria, where she completed a double major in Psychology and History in Art. Most recently, she has taken art classes at the Victoria College of Art and studied with Tony Ryder at The Ryder Studio School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Since 1997, she has been the founder, business owner and creative director of a software application & web development company which provided her with a strong...read more
Our Chef, Robin Jackson is sharing some excitement about great wild , fresh ingredients he gets to work...read more
Getting ready to welcome our guests in our dining room on a calm, sunny beautiful evening in August.
The view from every table in our ocean front dining room on a summer...read more
www.sookeslowfoodcycle.com Ride. Learn. Discover. Eat. And give fresh-air thanks for the season’s bounty. Community groups sharing a sustainable live/work/eat locally philosophy are banding together to present the first Sooke Slow Food Cycle (SSFC) on Thanksgiving Sunday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Choose between two routes both beginning at the Sooke Harbour House: The 30km “Red Route” traces back roads in the farm belt west of Sooke and is intended for mid-level and advanced riders. The gentler, pedestrian-friendly “Green...read more