Thursday, 20 December 2018

Where to dine out for Christmas 2018

Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry! Here is a list of restaurants in Metro Vancouver that are offering special Christmas meals (brunch, dinner, buffets) this year. I have not included images as this list is designed for you to obtain quick information on what is being offered and compare the options. Please check with the restaurant for the most up-to-date and accurate information on dates, times, prices and menu offerings.

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

1. Five Sails Restaurant

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Husband and wife team, Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers invite you to experience their ultimate combination of award winning cuisine, gracious hospitality and stunning views of Vancouver’s inner harbour, Stanley Park and Coastal mountains in their newly renovated Five Sails Restaurant located on the R Level at Canada Place.
Guests can enjoy the chic new lounge area with modern yet cozy fire feature and flexibility of dining options:
  • a relaxed culinary “tasting” experience at the contemporary new bar and elevated banquettes
  • the ultimate in fine dining from our a la carte menu paired with perfectly selected wines by Sommelier, Ramon Fresneda
  • an intimate celebration for up to 20 guests in our exclusive private dining room.
Christmas Eve Dinner $:
$115 (Adult)
$60 (Children)

Christmas Day Dinner $:
$130 (Adult)
$65 (Children)

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Bauhaus has had the honor of being highly-acclaimed internationally recently it was listed as a restaurant to watch by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Diner’s Discovery Series. The list is considered the ‘next generation of dining destinations.’ This past year Bauhaus was listed as one of the best German bars and restaurants around the world by CNN, and as part of the new global face of German cuisine by Wine Enthusiast.

Christmas Dinner $: $100

3. Hawksworth

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

With quality and flavour leading the way, our contemporary Canadian cuisine looks to the best ingredients available locally, and then from across Canada; blending a range of culinary techniques and traditions drawn from our culturally diverse heritage. Fresh and vibrant carefully sourced organic and oceanwise ingredients are conjured into enticing and wholesome dishes by our talented and highly skilled kitchen brigade.

Christmas Dinner $: $135

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Since 1998, the dynamic trio of Gennaro Iorio, Giulio Miceli and Iqbal Grewal have been entertaining guests and providing Vancouver’s quintessential Italian fine-dining experience.

"We pride ourselves in classic Italian cuisine, highlighting local ingredients and celebrating the finest Italy has to offer".

Our food is prepared with the desire to achieve a balance between simplicity and elegance. The extensive wine list offers us the freedom to flawlessly pair any flavour to its appropriate wine whether based upon traditional pairings, sommelier suggestions, or simply your own palate’s preference.

Christmas Dinner $: variable

5. Water Street Cafe

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Across from the steam clock in the heart of historic Gastown, their stone-clad heritage building, the Edward Hotel, has stood since 1906 amongst the cobble stone streets in the oldest neighborhood in Vancouver. This restaurant has been featured in movies, television shows, and numerous dining guides.

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $49
Christmas Day Dinner $: $88 

6. Seasons in the Park

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $49
Christmas Day Dinner $: $79

7. TeaHouse in Stanley Park

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $55
Christmas Day Dinner $: $79
New Year Eve Dinner$: $85

8. Arc Restaurant 

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

ARC offers simply inspired, handcrafted fare in a relaxed setting. With its beautiful West Coast views, it’s the perfect place to partake of urban artisanal food. 

The uniquely curved space is destined to be the spot you’ll come to meet with old friends and new. Enjoy the local in-season items on the daily fresh sheet, or gather at the Chef’s Bench. The bar features live music, local craft beers, world-class wines and cocktails mixed to perfection.

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $109 - 3-course dinner (adult)
                                         $ 59 - 3-course dinner (child)

Christmas Day $: $ 99 - brunch buffet (adult)
                             $49 - brunch buffet (child)
                             $109 - 3-course dinner (adult)
                             $ 59 - 3-course dinner (child)

9. Ocean 999

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Look forward to an unforgettable dining experience with amazing mountain and harbour views at Oceans 999. Serving a delightful selection of Pacific Northwest cuisine prepared using fresh local ingredients, our restaurant offers something for everyone. Savour an array of exquisite Italian dishes ranging from succulent fresh fish to hearty pastas on Saturday nights, or an impressive range of our chef’s favourites including dim sum, savoury carved roasts and delectable desserts on Sunday nights.

Dinner Buffet $: $119 (adult)
                           $ 115 (senior)
                           $ 60 (child 6-12)
10. Dockside Restaurant

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Dockside Restaurant offers carefully-prepared classic dishes in a setting like no other. Located on the waterfront where Granville Island faces the city, guests can enjoy panoramic views across False Creek to the world-famous cityscape of Yaletown and beyond to the mountains of the North Shore

Christmas Brunch Buffet $: $84.95 (adult)
                                            $42.95 (children 6-10) 
                                            Free (children under 5)

Two seatings: 10am and 1:30pm

Christmas Traditions Dinner Buffet: $94.95 (adult)
                                                           $47.95 (children 6-10) 
                                                           Free (children under 5)
Two seatings: 5pm and 7:45pm

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Dinner$: $78 (adult)

12. Market by Jean Georges

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Market by Jean-Georges is the first restaurant in Canada for three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and the signature restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver.

Executive Chef Ken Nakano is a West Coast native who delights guests with sophisticated yet uncomplicated flavours. With a passion and dedication for Pacific Northwest cuisine, chef Nakano showcases the finest Canadian ingredients from coast to coast. Market is open seven days a week from breakfast through dinner, and is located on the hotel’s third floor, accessible through the hotel or by taking the glass elevator located next to Urban Fare.

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $120 (adult)
                                         $54 (child)

13. Cafe One at Sheraton Wall Centre

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Brunch $: $62
Dinner$: $65

14. Diva at The Metropolitan Hotel

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Introducing Diva at the Met, Vancouver's premier dining location combining a unique blend of international styles with a generous dash of Pacific Northwest flavours.

Dinner$: $99 (adult)
               $50 (child)

15. Yew at Four Seasons Vancouver

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Crafty culinary surprises await at YEW seafood + bar delivering award-winning cuisine, fresh catches, great wines, innovative cocktails and a fun, welcoming environment.

Christmas Eve Dinner $: $105 (adult)
Christmas Day            $: $99 - brunch (adult)
                                         $49 - brunch (child)
                                        $ 115 - dinner                                          

16. Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Vancouver's Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar provides a distinctive showcase for the celebrated culinary vision of Executive Chef Alex Chen and redefines the fine art of dining with subtle, unexpected and playful approaches to cuisine, service and style.

With an innovative approach that blends a respect for the past with a celebration of the present, Chen’s seafood-focused menu is grounded in classical technique and training, while artfully infusing casual West Coast flair and creative hints of his international influences.

Christmas Eve $: $68 - brunch
                            $74 - dinner

Christmas Day $: $68 - brunch / $ 88 - buffet & dinner
17. The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Their five-course Prix Fixe Tasting Menu provides diners with the opportunity to experience the art of food and wine matching. The menu and the wines change often, but the focus always remains the same: combining food with wine to elevate the experience of both. 

Dinner$: $85

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Located in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Notch8 Vancouver Restaurant, is a place to relax and watch the world pass by. A perfect mix of new and old world charm, this familiar location has a splashy new style. Rich hues of colour and warm woods mixed with brass details heralds back to a bygone era of grand railway hotels.

Dinner$: $99
Brunch$: 89 - buffet

19. Bacchus at Wedgewood Hotel

Vancouver Realtor-Carmen Leal

Dinner$: $150 (adult)
               $75 (child)
Brunch$: $75 (adult)
                $40 (child)

We would love to hear from you! What is your favorite Dine Out for Christmas? Please share with us in the comment below or on my social media.

Are you interested in selling or buying your home in the next few months? Work with award winning realtor, Carmen Leal and her team that specialize in Real Estate Vancouver and have qualified Buyers that are looking for a home in your area! 604.218.4846 &

                                                                This communication is not intended to induce breach of existing listing agreement.

1 comment: