Sirens of the Sea – Part 2

A year ago I wrote a less than flattering blog on a dining experience at Sirens of the Sea in Davis Bay. As you can imagine, living in a small community, I took a bit of heat for my criticism, both in person and through comments left on my blog.

But I was simply stating the facts.  This blog is all about providing an honest guide for visitors to the Sunshine Coast. The dining experience didn’t measure up to my expectations and I wasn’t about to cover it up for fear of offending someone.

 I was back there today and I’m pleased to say that “up” is the operative word, as in they have definitely picked things up. First off, their Bennies … now made with freshly prepared Hollandaise and two perfectly poached eggs, cooked exactly as ordered. This one, called an ABC came with a fresh, sliced Avocado, some crisp Bacon, and delicately sprinkled with Chives.  It was accompanied with, as you can see from the image, a very, very generous helping of roasted potatoes. Tasty indeed, but far too many for my waistline… some more fresh fruit would have been my preference.

It was just a bit before noon and while my dining partner ordered breakfast I was more interested in exploring other parts of the menu. The chicken wrap was one of the specials for the day so I gave it a try and as the saying goes “I wasn’t disappointed.” The chicken had been seasoned, battered and deepfried giving it a flavourful crunch which paired off nicely with a healthy portion of crisp lettuce. A tangy, creamy sauce brought these two elements together quite nicely. It also came with the requisite generous portion of hand cut fries, of which I was only able to eat less than half. But I confess, I could have ordered a more healthy salad instead.

So having come back to the Sea, I can now honestly say that I will return again. The food was well prepared, the service prompt and friendly, and the cost of our brunch quite reasonable… two thumbs up!!

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About Coracle Cove

The Sunshine Coast is on Vancouver’s doorstep, and while it’s only 40 minutes away, it's one of BC’s best kept secrets. In Everything Sunshine Coast we’ll unlock the secrets and share our best insider tips to help you get the most out of your next getaway to the Sunshine Coast. Jack & Sheila Pope escaped to the Sunshine Coast over 35 years ago. They own Coracle Cove, a bed & breakfast and vacation rental business, and enjoy sharing the beauty of the Sunshine Coast with visitors from around the world. www.coraclecove.com
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