cucumber and tuna

Pender Island Restaurants

A Taste of Gulf Islands to Please Every Palate

Savour the diverse flavours of British Columbia’s Gulf Islands at Poets Cove Resort & Spa. Our acclaimed culinary team is exclusively focused on creating delicious cuisine inspired by the beauty and bounty of Pender Island. From sumptuous breakfasts to casual lunches to elegant dinners, our team works closely with local farms and providers to showcase a locally inspired dining experience.    


Poets Cove features three restaurants for our guests: Aurora, Moorings Café and Syrens Bistro & Lounge. Each is distinctive in its own way, offering dining experiences on par with the top restaurants on Pender Island. Our food promises a vibrant culinary journey wonderfully complemented by captivating ocean views, outdoor seating and breathtaking sunsets from every vantage point. 

Syrens Bistro & Lounge

Located on the Terrace level, Syrens Bistro & Lounge features an upscale pub atmosphere and a menu inspired by classic comfort food and local produce.

Daily from 7:30am - 11:00am
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Lunch & Dinner
Weekdays from 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Weekends from 12:00pm - 9:00pm
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Syrens Bistro & Lounge
hamburger and fries

Aurora Restaurant

Boasting excellent food and the best views on Pender Island, Aurora is the island’s premier fine-dining restaurant, featuring a mouth-watering West Coast Inspired menu.

*Restaurant is temporarily closed until further notice*


Aurora Restaurant
Aurora Restaurant

Moorings Market

Moorings Market is conveniently located in Poets Cove just steps away from the lodge and marine, offering coffees to-go, sandwiches, pastries, treats, grocery supplies, wine, beer & spirits for our guests and boaters.

Opens Daily from 7:30am

Executive Chef Allan Daly

Executive Chef Chef Allan oversees all menu creations and culinary operations for Aurora Restaurant, Syrens Bistro & Lounge, Moorings Market as well as special events and banquets.

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