Hudson's on First



Wednesday to Friday 11am - late

Saturday & Sunday 10am - late

Monday & Tuesday CLOSED

Give us a call if you are thinking of

coming after 8pm 


We take reservations by phone until 5pm. Call 250-597-0066. Or link to our online 24/7 reservation system to... 


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163 First St. Duncan Vancouver Island BC, V9L 1R1

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163 First Street

Duncan, B.C. V9L 1R1

In the Heart of the Cowichan Valley

on Vancouver Island​

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We encourage reservations as we may be hosting a private event or enjoying certain holidays. 


Please call 250-597-0066

or link to our online reservation system:

Wednesday to Friday 11am - late

Saturday & Sunday 10am - late

Monday & Tuesday CLOSED

Give us a call if you are thinking of

coming after 8pm 

"One of the Cowichan Valley's

many Treasures"


Ever since winning GOLD at the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards in 2014,

Hudson's On First, has continued to surprise and delight locals and travellers, who have come to visit this extraordinary valley. A region that has more concentrated organic & specialized growers, farmers and ranchers, than anywhere in British Columbia. 




At Hudson's On First,

we strive to offer Michelin Star

service without the pretension, while serving the freshest ingredients in the most interesting ways, consistently without expectation, to those who love us and those who have

yet to know us. 

What's New this Month...

Hudson's Featured Purveyor

Muddy Feet Farm,

Cowichan Valley BC

A chance encounter and an introduction through a mutual friend led us to Julia and her exceptional, happy pigs.  The small number of Berkshire/Tamworth cross pigs that she breeds and raises each year are free to roam on eight wooded acres, rooting, foraging, and engaging in behaviours that come quite naturally to a pig, but which we rarely associate with commercial pork production.  

Their natural diet is supplemented with whey and extra cheese from Haltwhistle Cheese, spent grain from Ampersand Distilling, and vegetables from the Cowichan Green Community’s food recovery program. The result is not just more ....

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As seen on Instagram... Follow us at @hudsonsonfirst for dish details and new menu creations.

House-made Charcuterie Platter