Written By Gary 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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like 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 Restaurants / Sponsored February 23, 2018 6 Dishes You Have To Try in 2018 Do you consider yourself a foodie? If trying out new dishes is one of your favorite things to do, this article is for you. We’ll explore some of ... Read More First Look / Restaurants / Victoria January 3, 2018 Pierogi Power at Sült Pierogi Bar “Sült” has etymological roots across Europe. In Gaelic, it refers to pork fat or a dish made of it. In Hungarian, it translates to “fried” ... Read More Restaurants / Vancouver November 6, 2017 City EATS – Vancouver, November 2017 It is that time of year again that Air Canada’s Enroute magazine releases it’s top 10 new restaurants in Canada. This year Vancouver had four ... Read More Restaurants / Victoria March 29, 2017 Yalla: Middle Eastern Street Eats THERE’S A NEW KID ON THE BLANSHARD street “food block,” a funky little spot called Yalla with a menu of fresh and inspired Middle Eastern ... Read More Comments are closed.