Now Open! Two New Dining Venues!
We are thrilled to announce that after major renovations, our Two New Dining Venues are now open! We look forward to welcoming you to AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar and Ocean7 Restaurant to experience our new dining atmospheres and menus by Executive Chef, Nyle Petherbridge.
Direct Phone #: 778-225-0257
AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar
The new AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar features creative casual plates paired with fine wines and signature cocktails. Spectacular panoramic waterscape views welcome you as you enter the main entrance. Design elements make use of French provincial flair and modern West Coast accents featuring beautiful wine displays, soft woods, stone and antique tile finishes. Centralized in the AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar is an inviting New York style bar. Cozy furniture is located in front of a gas fire place. Beautiful wooden casual tables are throughout the Bistro to casually dine and enjoy the view or a sports game on one of two TVs. During the warmer months on beautiful sunny days, two large garage doors open up to the patio enticing you to sit outside and bask in the warm sun with breathtaking views of the ocean and the beloved lush Kingfisher gardens. The new oversized outdoor fire pit is a romantic spot to cozy up to watch the spectacular wildlife and sunsets.
Menus & Hours
Room Service ~ 8am-10pm
Ocean7 Restaurant, maintains a fine dining atmosphere with view tables and cozy booths, stair stepped to allow amazing vistas for all. Ocean7 Restaurant focuses on West Coast seafood, grain fed meats and fresh organic produce from local sustainable growers and suppliers. The culinary experience is unparalleled with unique creations from Executive Chef Nyle Petherbridge, an accomplished Red Seal chef who has created menus for some of most successful well known establishments in British Columbia. Your senses will be awakened enjoying tantalizing food for the palate while gazing out to the vast ocean views which was the main focus in the design process. The panoramic ocean views include gazing at Comox, Sunshine Coast, Tree Island, wild life and passing boats and planes.
Menus & Hours
AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar and Ocean7 Restaurant
Executive Chef | Nyle Petherbridge
Executive Chef Nyle Petherbridge, who joined the Kingfisher team in the Spring of 2016 as an accomplished Canadian Red Seal Chef has over 20 years’ experience including the Metropolitan Hotel, Le Méridien, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, as well as a number of Corporate Executive Chef roles. He is inspired by the opportunity to create menus focused on not only local and wild product but also safe and sustainable ingredients. With a passion for working with local growers, producers, fisherman and farmers, being a chef in the Comox valley allows Chef Nyle the opportunity to work with the producers directly every week bringing the freshest local ingredients to the table whenever possible. He looks forward to welcoming you to both dining venues and creating unique menus that complement the outstanding panoramic views and support the very essence of farm to plate cuisine. He looks forward to meeting you at the beautiful new Ocean7 Restaurant and AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar.
Food & Beverage Manager | Sommelier, Dawn Schultz
Food & Beverage Manager and Sommelier, Dawn Schultz joined the Kingfisher team in the late spring of 2017. With more than a decade of fine dining training and experience, Dawn is thrilled to lead the Ocean7 Restaurant and AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar front of house team and share her passion for the food and beverage industry. Dawn is an accomplished sommelier, with training in the Italian and French Wine Scholars Programs, Level Four Wine & Spirits Education Trust and International Sommelier Certification. Dawn’s previous experience steams from Assistant Wine Director at West Restaurant and Fine Dining Server at Blue Water Café in Vancouver, in additional to Sommelier and Restaurant Manager at Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria. Dawn looks forward to welcoming you to our two new beautiful dining venues.
Mixologist | Julie Ferris
Julie Ferris is the new Mixologist at Ocean7 Restaurant and AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar. Julie designs cocktails utilizing house-made syrups, tinctures, mixtures, liqueurs and infusions derived from a superior knowledge of liquors. She is a creator and innovator, for example, to tantalize your taste buds is the AQUAPURR, vodka, blackberry, lavender, mint, lemon and sparkling wine. Previous to joining the Kingfisher team, Julie worked at Wolf in Fog in Tofino as Assistant Bar Manager, Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino and at Float Lounge at Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet in the Bar Manager position. Julie looks forward to greeting you in the late afternoon and evenings at the sit up bar in AQUA.
Dawn Schultz, Food & Beverage Manager | Sommelier
Nyle Petherbridge, Executive Chef