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Fort Common
About

Indo-French influenced sustainable local seafood.

Serving both sit down and take away customers, fishhook offers not only tartines, but a wide selection of salads, soups and daily-produced pickles, all featuring a variety of sustainable, locally sourced and farm fresh ingredients.

fishhook’s rotating menu offers a total of five tartines, two salads, house pickled seasonal organic veggies, six mainstay meals – including a daily fish curry — and a duet of soups – one chowder and one gazpacho.

Maintaining Ocean Wise, local and organic standards, fish hook also offers dairy-free, wheat-free and mayo-free alternatives, giving locals numerous healthy food options for lunch and dinner.

Contact
Fort Common
805 Fort St,
Victoria, B.C.,
Canada V8W 1H6
(250) 477-0470

Sunday

11 AM - 9 PM

Monday

11 AM - 9 PM

Tuesday

11 AM - 9 PM

Wednesday

11 AM - 9 PM

Thursday

11 AM - 9 PM

Friday

11 AM - 9 PM

Saturday

11 AM - 9 PM

Reviews

Check out our rave reviews!

Press

2018 Foodies of the Year: Kunal Ghose

June 19, 2018

Chef Kunal Ghose appeared on this list in 2009, lauded for his first Victoria venture, Red Fish Blue Fish (“the best eco-friendly fish and chips of your life,” declared our editors.) Fast-forward to 2014 and the opening of Ghose’s second restaurant, Fishhook, which built on his expertise with sustainable seafood and incorporated rich flavours from Indian and […]

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Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in Canada for 2018

February 20, 2018

“Where should we eat?” For the third year in a row, we’re helping you settle this exact debate with the return of our Top 100 Places to Eat in Canada list. Just like last year, our data scientists look at heaps of reviews, photos and tips to help the hungry decide where to get their […]

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Boulevard Magazine – February / March 2017 Issue

March 30, 2017

Fishhook’s Pondicherry Bowl holds nutty basmati rice at just the right temperature with its blanket of tangy, rich masala. The mildly spiced dish is topped with scallions, plum and sriracha sauces, and two perfectly moist, hand-formed, wild seafood koftas.

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Restaurant review: A day of dining in Victoria | Vancouver Sun

June 1, 2016

I loved Fishhook, with a wonderful India-influenced menu by Top Chef Canada contender Kunal Ghose. He’s all about seafood (Ocean Wise) and veggies from organic farms. I loved my wild seafood kofta (spicy ground seafood patties) served over vegetarian curry and basmati rice ($20). An apple chutney offered up acid and fruit notes. His casual […]

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Capital cuisine at three of Victoria’s small but serious kitchens

November 6, 2015

Everyone loves Red Fish Blue Fish, the outdoor waterfront eatery in an up-cycled cargo container in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. But there are times – when the wind is howling and the rain is pelting – when you’d really rather enjoy that hearty bowl of chowder somewhere indoors, perhaps with pint of craft beer or glass […]

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Eat Magazine – September/October 2014 Issue

October 30, 2014

Fishhook’s lure is wild, sustainable and smoked seafood with a menu of tartines (open-faced sandwiches), salads, chowders, and a daily curry. At the helm is Chef Kunal Ghose, the mastermind behind Red Fish Blue Fish. Having left his past there at the deep fryer (he is still a shareholder), Ghose joined forces with Steve Kerr […]

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YAM Magazine – September/October 2014 Issue

October 30, 2014

Ghose’s version of the iconic French open-faced sandwich combines the tradition of cured and smoked fish products offered through Hook Fine Foods with locally grown heirloom vegetables and fresh bread sourced from Irene’s Bakery. Fish Hook’s rotating menu debuts with nine tartines; three salads; house- pickled seasonal, organic veggies; two mainstay meals — including a […]

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How to be a Loner in Victoria, B.C.

October 30, 2014

eat: Head to Fish Hook, a new venture by esteemed chef Kunal Ghose, with white-and-pale-wood décor and really old, really good Arcade Fire and Beirut over the speakers. Order fish curry with coconut-poached salmon, roasted cauliflower and kale saag—it’s Oceanwise and incredibly delicious. Listen to an exchange in which the young waiter calls a table of […]

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