Sooke Harbour House is Rated # 2 Best Resort in Canada by Travel + Leisure It is always with excitement we wait to read the Readers Poll results in Travel + Leisure Magazine! Wow placing second in Canada after the Famous Wickinnannish Inn is fantastic and this award all goes to our incredible and talented staff. I never say it enough but without them it would be impossible! Thank you also to you our great guests, you have supported us, given us your constructive comments, ideas and kind support for the last 33 years in good times and in...read more
http://www.vegasseven.com/dining/2012/06/21/bottomless-brunch-top-toque-honored-canada-can-eh Diner’s Notebook “A bottomless brunch, a top toque is honored and Canada can, eh?” By Max Jacobson ,Food and Travel Writer Meanwhile, I was lucky enough to spend the weekend in rainy British Columbia, my favorite place to escape the heat. There, I experienced a pair of memorable meals. Sooke Harbor House (250-642-3421) is a deluxe hotel with a restaurant serving all local or foraged ingredients. If you ever have the chance to stay...read more
http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2012/06/13/restaurant-reviewer-joanne-kates-feature-interview/ I remember the first time we read the article Joanne Kates wrote about our restaurant mentioning it was ” the best restaurant in Canada”. This was quite a few years back, so imagine our surprise when we started receiving phone calls yesterday from guests, friends saying that Joanne Kates mentioned our restaurant as one of the restaurant she would like to eat again being one of the best with Michael Stadtlander farm restaurant in...read more
Slow Food Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands posted in Slow Food Driftwood Dinner at Sooke Harbour House JUNE 15 6:30 cocktail Beer reception followed with Driftwood Beer paired dinner in the Potlatch Roomat Sooke Harbour...read more
Stay in the hotel +Hands On Cooking Lessons with our Head Chef Robin Jackson every Wednesdays + dinner!
A new offering: every Wednesdays, book a room for two nights starting on Tuesday night to be ready on Wednesday to play in the kitchen with our head chef Robin Jackson. You will learn how to create a three course menu, to harvest the ingredients from our certified organic garden and/or from our local farmers, to work hands on beside Robin to make the dinner you will enjoy together in the evening in our candlelit dining room. If your spouse doesn’t want to participate, other activities will be organized i.e. spa services, visit to...read more
Last night I was so excited, first I didn’t know if I was going to be able to watch the program as we had a well known Food Writer in our dining room! Just in time to watch the whole episode. We are all so excited maybe more because Carl you worked with us in our kitchen, and because your philosophy of Farm to Table is so much like our philosophy. Congratulations from all of us. You made us all very proud and it is such a nice thing to hear on the radio and on television that you are not only from British Columbia but from SOOKE! We...read more
Sunday while visiting 10 unique gardens .. Flowers, vegetables and much more, spend some time with a visit to the edible gardens of Sooke Harbour House, have lunch in our waterfront dining room watching wild life. A wonderful Sunday outing, gardens, art, music and much much much more....read more
Our edible gardens, the ocean, a walk on the Spit and our dining room either for dinner or for lunch on Sunday await you.
The sun is back, the tides are in and out, the whales are around, our kitchen team and everyone at Sooke Harbour House is always there to help you in creating the best memories… Life is all about moments that we need to cherish every second . Join us for lunch, for dinner, or for a getaway in one of our oceanfront suites with spa treatments, you deserve it....read more
Summers spent on Galiano Island inspired a lifelong fascination with beach stones and sea glass. Susan Koch likes to incorporate these elements in her organic silver and copper jewellery. All her pieces are hand-fabricated and one of a kind.Susan studied silversmithing in Vancouver, Victoria, San Francisco, Seattle, Mendocino, and Mexico. Susan divides her time between her small farm in the Cowichan Valley, on Vancouver island, and her cottage on Ruxton...read more
We discovered Carl’s incredible focus quite a few years ago before he went to Staford’s cooking school. While in High school in Sooke, he took the Culinary Program that Edward Milne Community School offers and during the summer apprenticed ,with the recommendation of Pia Carroll instructor and chef of the Culinary program, at our restaurant the Sooke Harbour House. Our kitchen team then knew that Carl was going to become one of the best Canadian chef! Such focus and drive with a very nice personality, a great combination. We all...read more