Like a three-year spawning cycle, Chef Kunal Ghose has returned to the waterway that he got his start in … Victoria, BC.
Three years after fishhook, the team behind the original concept is now in the harbour at Mermaid Wharf (407 Swift).
It’s fishhook alright! It’s FH with a waterfront patio, char-grill, ‘thalis’ or share platters, cocktails, BC wines and six local taps — not to mention the ability to take reservations — even for large parties!
We’re open for lunch and dinner 11 AM ’til late, Wednesday through Sunday.
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 […]Read More ›
The queue forms early outside Victoria’s Jam Café, a polite but hungry horde waiting for that first jolt of java and something poached or scrambled alongside a fresh buttermilk biscuit. It’s the same scene at the Blue Fox Cafe, a popular breakfast joint set among the historic storefronts on Antique Row. You can’t get a table at […]Read More ›
Fans of Chef Kunal Ghose and his popular downtown eatery, Fishhook, will be happy to hear that there’s now a seaside harbourfront location at Mermaid Wharf. Ghose expanded into a big, airy room at the base of Swift Street, a tasty edition to the city’s design district. With 150 seats, including a wharf-side patio next […]Read More ›
It’s a brisk December day in Victoria, and as I stroll down Swift St. towards the destination of today’s visit — the new location of Fishhook at Mermaid’s Wharf — I can’t help but admire the beauty of my surroundings. To my right sits Canoe Brewpub, a local craft beer institution known for its deep […]Read More ›
If you like the fantastically gluten-free Fishhook (FH) creations at 805 Fort Street, you are going to love Mermaid Wharf at their second location at 407 Swift Street. Join Victoria’s Gluten-Free Foodies as we dare to dine at this fantastic venue on Friday, November 17th at 6pm. It’s FH all over again, alright! It’s FH […]Read More ›
Fishhook at Mermaid Wharf” complete with a beautiful waterfront patio, char-grill, ‘thalis’ or share platters, including seafood charcuterie, seasonal cocktails, BC wines and six local taps, as well as a unique ‘FH-style’ weekend brunch, always 100% Oceanwise. FH at MW takes reservations for dinner and brunch — even for large parties. Fall and Winter hours […]Read More ›
Fishhook restaurant is growing as chef Kunal Ghose has opened a second location with Fishhook at Mermaid Wharf. The new location, at 407 Swift St., is larger but will still feature the IndoFrench flavour of the original at its three-year-old spot at Fort Commons.Read More ›