Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Restaurants Sep 1, 2018 The Courtney Room Top 10 Canada SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestLocal produce, house dry-aged steak & fresh seafood. Gather at the bar for fresh-shucked oysters. Unwind with friends over sharing plates in the lower brasserie; or savour an elegant dinner in the upstairs dining room with impeccably prepared local seafood, steak and fine wine.The Food Executive Chef Sam Harris’ menu is inspired by both land and sea, and celebrates Canada’s local and seasonal products with a classic French twist.“I let my food speak for itself,” says Chef Harris. “It’s ingredient-driven yet understated and approachable. I want my dishes to convey a real sense of place and I am excited to continue my close work with the amazing local producers on Vancouver Island.”Look for house-made sausage and charcuterie, and in-house dry aged beef. Fresh local produce and seafood. Watch for some old classics with a creative new preparation.For an exceptional dining experience, ask about the Chef’s 5 Course Tasting Menu, with optional wine pairing and caviar service.The Bar “Diverse and approachable, a little something for everyone” is how sommelier Anna Romeyn Ion describes the wine program at The Courtney Room. With a wine list of approximately 60 wines, a wine preservation system allows The Courtney Room to serve more than 20 wines by the glass, including 4 sparkling. Anna and Adrian Gatt, Food & Beverage Manager, have curated a wine list that represents the best of varietals and regions. British Columbia wines are showcased, and French wines are well represented.Look for the best in spirits, beer and cider, including a selection from Vancouver Island. The cocktail program includes the classics, as well as some house originals.The Room Taking cues from the old grand dame hotels of Paris, Sharon Bortolotto of BBA Design was inspired by the classic French bistro. The Courtney Room boasts high ceilings, and is layered with elements of Art Nouveau to create a casually elegant ambience. Focal features include commissioned artwork by Blu Smith in an abstract expressionist style and a central black granite bar framed between two paneled wood columns with white marble chevron detail – a place to gather and be seen.The Story Born of the desire to continue the experience of timeless hospitality embodied by the award-winning Magnolia Hotel & Spa, The Courtney Room delights locals and visitors alike with delicious local cuisine and exemplary service. Welcome!Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. Happy HourThe Courtney Roomwww.email@example.com 619 Courtney Street, Victoria BC, V8W 1B8Open 6:30am – late, 7 days per week https://www.facebook.com/TheCourtneyRoom/https://www.instagram.com/thecourtneyroom/ SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Food News / Places / Restaurants / Restaurants / Victoria November 14, 2019 A NEW ERA FOR AURA When I sit down with executive chef Takashi Ito, it’s almost a year to the day since Aura restaurant closed for renovations. Though he’s looking ... Read More Food / Places / Restaurants / Victoria July 3, 2019 A Look at Saveur’s Latest Saveur restaurant on Herald Street has always flown a little under the radar, in my opinion. Its location isn’t high profile (aren’t those the ... Read More First Look / Regions / Restaurants March 1, 2019 The Buzz, Cowichan and Up-Island Eating together and enjoying the good life with good people is the epitome of ‘Hygge’, the Danish word pronounced ‘Huega’. ... Read More Food Events / Restaurants February 19, 2019 Holding Hands and Sharing Pans at Wheelies Motorcycles & Café This Valentines Day, Wheelies Motorcycles & Café pushed the limits of what can be produced out of a micro kitchen. Armed with only a pair of hot ... Read More Chefs / Press Release / Restaurants January 15, 2019 New Executive Chef at The Pointe Restaurant New Executive Chef Carmen Ingham appointed at Wickaninnish Inn’s The Pointe Restaurant in Tofino, Canada Press Release — January 15, 2019 ... Read More Food / Food Events / Restaurants / Victoria November 21, 2018 Be Your Own Secret (Foodie) Santa! I love to cook; it’s my job as well as my hobby. This year, however, I feel the need to kick back and take more time for myself. But because ... Read More Comments are closed.