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LaBruschetta Bistro

Housed in Port Alberni’s iconic Italian Hall, La Bruschetta Bistro is the Valley’s finest casual dining experience. The completely renovated restaurant is a warm, rustic space reminiscent of a beautiful Italian wine cellar, excellent for an intimate meal or join us on our mezzanine, a unique, private space for large parties.

Serving a variety of Mediterranean Classics and Local Favorites, the bistro creates a perfect atmosphere for every occasion. Fresh ingredients, many sourced from the Island, form the center of a unique menu that blends Old World flavours with today’s modern sensibilities.

Fully licensed and offering a wine cellar that covers the world, every meal can be a celebration. Whether you join us for lunch, dinner, or decide to just take your meal home, La Bruschetta Bistro is proud to offer you the best in hospitality and cuisine.

LaBruschetta Bistro
LaBruschetta Bistro

Housed in Port Alberni’s iconic Italian Hall, La Bruschetta Bistro is the Valley’s finest casual dining experience. The completely renovated restaurant is a warm, rustic space reminiscent of a beautiful Italian wine cellar, excellent for an intimate meal or join us on our mezzanine, a unique, private space for large parties.

Serving a variety of Mediterranean Classics and Local Favorites, the bistro creates a perfect atmosphere for every occasion. Fresh ingredients, many sourced from the Island, form the center of a unique menu that blends Old World flavours with today’s modern sensibilities.

Fully licensed and offering a wine cellar that covers the world, every meal can be a celebration. Whether you join us for lunch, dinner, or decide to just take your meal home, La Bruschetta Bistro is proud to offer you the best in hospitality and cuisine.

Tim Hortons

The Tim Hortons chain was founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario. The chain's focus on top quality, always fresh product, value, great service and community leadership has allowed it to grow into the largest quick service restaurant chain in Canada specializing in always fresh coffee, baked goods and homestyle lunches.

Canadian chain selling signature premium-blend coffee, plus light fare like pastries, panini & soup.

Tim Hortons
Tim Hortons

The Tim Hortons chain was founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario. The chain's focus on top quality, always fresh product, value, great service and community leadership has allowed it to grow into the largest quick service restaurant chain in Canada specializing in always fresh coffee, baked goods and homestyle lunches.

Canadian chain selling signature premium-blend coffee, plus light fare like pastries, panini & soup.

Pastimes Sports Bar & Grill

 

Try some of our Pastimes feature items at our Port Alberni hotel restaurant during the game. After a busy day exploring, greet the evening with one of our tempting cocktails.

Located at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel

 

 

Pastimes Sports Bar & Grill
Pastimes Sports Bar & Grill

 

Try some of our Pastimes feature items at our Port Alberni hotel restaurant during the game. After a busy day exploring, greet the evening with one of our tempting cocktails.

Located at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel

 

 

Places to Stay

Whiskey Creek Campground

15 grassy tree sites, picnic table, fire pits, RV hookups

Tenting $30.00 night
Plus Power, Water & Sewer $3.00

Whiskey Creek Campground
Whiskey Creek Campground

15 grassy tree sites, picnic table, fire pits, RV hookups

Tenting $30.00 night
Plus Power, Water & Sewer $3.00

Henderson Lodge

THE THUNDERBIRD HOUSE AT HENDERSON LAKE

Overnight and Multiple Day Tours

REMOTE WILDERNESS ACCOMMODATION

Welcome to Henderson Lake, home of the Thunderbird Nest!

Travelling by off road vehicle through some of the Island's most rugged backcountry makes for a memorable and very scenic experience. Here you can experience a strong sense of cultural significance combined with the utmost privacy.

Upon arrival at the head of the lake you can settle into your room and kickback on the deck or on the beach. You can also choose from many activities including freshwater kayaking, canoeing, fishing as well as wildlife and nature viewing and perhaps a bonfire on the beach! Take a short walk through old growth forest to see the incredible size of one of the largest trees in Canada.

This is a remote setting and is the perfect trip for couples or a family vacation home. It is also great for group events ie: (girls weekend, bachelor party, birthday celebrations, anniversaries and corporate retreats etc..)

This package can be all inclusive or completely customizeable. Transportation to and from, local cuisine and all the comforts and conveniences of home including comfortable beds, hot water and wood heat. Please inquire for availability and pricing packages information. This is an overnight or multiple night destination and accommodation. This tour departs from Port Alberni. ( Best suited for groups of 4 + )

*available as a package or just as accommodations!

Henderson Lodge
Henderson Lodge

THE THUNDERBIRD HOUSE AT HENDERSON LAKE

Overnight and Multiple Day Tours

REMOTE WILDERNESS ACCOMMODATION

Welcome to Henderson Lake, home of the Thunderbird Nest!

Travelling by off road vehicle through some of the Island's most rugged backcountry makes for a memorable and very scenic experience. Here you can experience a strong sense of cultural significance combined with the utmost privacy.

Upon arrival at the head of the lake you can settle into your room and kickback on the deck or on the beach. You can also choose from many activities including freshwater kayaking, canoeing, fishing as well as wildlife and nature viewing and perhaps a bonfire on the beach! Take a short walk through old growth forest to see the incredible size of one of the largest trees in Canada.

This is a remote setting and is the perfect trip for couples or a family vacation home. It is also great for group events ie: (girls weekend, bachelor party, birthday celebrations, anniversaries and corporate retreats etc..)

This package can be all inclusive or completely customizeable. Transportation to and from, local cuisine and all the comforts and conveniences of home including comfortable beds, hot water and wood heat. Please inquire for availability and pricing packages information. This is an overnight or multiple night destination and accommodation. This tour departs from Port Alberni. ( Best suited for groups of 4 + )

*available as a package or just as accommodations!

Howard Johnson

Clean and quiet hotel located across from Clutesi Marina. 100% non smoking. One queen or two double bed rooms, T.V., in room coffee, air-conditioning, mini-fridges, microwaves, high speed wireless internet access and free local calls. Corporate, group, sports rates as well as senior discounts. Pub is open every day. Restaurant open 6 days a week. Pet friendly. Ask about our packages.

Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson

Clean and quiet hotel located across from Clutesi Marina. 100% non smoking. One queen or two double bed rooms, T.V., in room coffee, air-conditioning, mini-fridges, microwaves, high speed wireless internet access and free local calls. Corporate, group, sports rates as well as senior discounts. Pub is open every day. Restaurant open 6 days a week. Pet friendly. Ask about our packages.

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