Updated: Dec 13, 2019
One of the best things about the holidays is always the food, but if you aren’t in the mood to season your own turkey (or wait while it roasts) there are plenty of options in Vancouver for a delicious festive brunch or dinner out.
Here are some good recommendations:
Forage is a trendy, farm to table mandate bistro with creative bites and fabulous atmosphere. For Christmas dinner, Forage is offering a festive family-style 4 course $60 (plus taxes, drinks, and grats) prix fixe menu only for dinner on Christmas. The menus and food is designed for sharing many plates, family style. You and your loved ones can choose as many plates, share some delicious food, and enjoy. Seating is based on a two hour dining time at 4pm/6pm/8pm.
Where: 1300 Robson St, Vancouver.
The warm and cozy feeling of traditional holiday flavors surrounded by loved ones makes Christmas Day Dinner extra special, and this year YEW is inviting the whole city to share in the celebration. Join us for a friendly and relaxed holiday meal that is sure to have you smiling through New Years! $112 per person – December 25th From 5:00pm to 10:00pm.
Where: 791 W Georgia St, Vancouver.
Experience festive dining in the beautiful and historic Sylvia Hotel. Every table has views of the beautiful English bay! $48.00 on December 25 – 10:30 – 2:30 am.
Where: 1154 Gilford St, Vancouver
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar
On Christmas Day, Boulevard will host a grand buffet brunch and dinner menus from 10:30 am to 3 pm and 4 to 9:30 pm. In true West Coast style, the kitchen team will offer a variety of surf-and-turf options such as Albacore Tuna Tataki, Smoked Steelhead Trout and Paella in addition to dishes like Slow-Roasted Prime Striploin, BLVD Porchetta, and Roasted Turkey. $88 per person or $49 for children ages three to 12 plus tax and gratuity.
Where: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver.
Tracing the timeless essence of the North West Frontier Province and Northern India, Copper Chimney takes you on a culinary journey of exploration and celebration of food, culture, and tradition! features a delicious three-course dinner for $58 per person Christmas day $58 Per Person Dinner served between 5pm and 10pm $25 for children 10 years and under.
Where: 567 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Dockside Restaurant at Granville Island is offering a festive Christmas Dinner buffet for $94.95 per person. The spread features Pilsner poached tiger prawns, Dungeness crab, vegetarian spring rolls, and Maple Farms rolled turkey breast and thigh to name a few. There are two seating’s for this dinner – 5 and 8 pm.
Where: 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver.
H2 Rotisserie & Bar
The Christmas Day dinner at H2 is $55 per person. The dinner features an extensive menu with dishes such as soups, salads, turkey and winter squash gnocchi. Of course, a good meals always ends with desert!
Where: Westin Bayshore – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver.
Market by Jean- Georges
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 homegrown talent who delights guests with sophisticated yet uncomplicated flavours Enjoy a four-course dinner here featuring Smoked Salmon Croquettes, Ross Down Farm Turkey, and a Peanut Butter Chocolate Bar. This feast is $108 per person.
Where: 1115 Alberni Street, Vancouver.
Enjoy an intimate traditional Christmas dinner or traditional Christmas Brunch Buffet or in the glamour and warmth of Notch8. From first to last bite it will be a deliciously memorable meal. December 24th & 25th | 5:30pm – 10pm for $89 per person + tax or December 25th | 11:30am – 2:30pm for $79 per person + tax.
Where: Fairmont Vancouver.
With quality and flavour leading the way, 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. The chef choice festive menu will only be available from December 16th up to and including December 30th, 2017. Enjoy a delicious Christmas feast $118 per guest or $196 with wine pairing.
Where: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.
The seasonal menus at this contemporary German restaurant often showcase modern European fare and the 4-course Christmas Eve dinner for $100 begins with butter poached lobster and ending with an eggnog and apple nougat parfait.
Where: 1 West Cordova, Vancouver.
This year, Cibo Trattoria will be hosting a “Feast of Seven Fishes” for $89—an Italian Christmas meal. Each of the seven courses including octopus terrine, fish stew and salt cod fritters pay homage to traditional Italian flavours, giving guest a taste of the old country.
Where: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver.
The Observatory @ Grouse Mountain
Upscale West Coast dining at Grouse Mountain, the Peak of Vancouver. The Observatory Restaurant showcases the best seasonal ingredients of British Columbia! Their Christmas dinner feast is three courses including celeriac and truffle soup, roasted turkey, and desert! $80 per person.
Where: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver.
Diva at the Met
Vancouver’s premier dining location combining a unique blend of international styles with a generous dash of Pacific Northwest flavours. Experience uniquely-crafted, award-winning cuisine in an ambience that is simultaneously elegant and casual. For Christmas a 5 course tasting meal at 95$ per person.
Where: Metropolitan Hotel, 645 Howe Street. Vancouver.
Enjoy Christmas meal at award winning fine dining at Bacchus Restaurant. Surround yourself with luxury and elegance. The Christmas meal includes roasted mushroom soup, maple cured salmon, and apple chestnut ravioli –just to name a few! $150 per guest or additional $42 with wine pairing, children 12 and under 75. Christmas Day Brunch is also available from 10:30am – 1:00pm.
Where: Wedgewood – 845 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Hart House Restaurant
The Hart House Restaurant, offers the combination of magnificent setting, outstanding cuisine, and warm, friendly service continues to enchant Hart House guests. For Christmas, the restaurant is offering a lovely 3 course meal including Roasted Sun Choke and Shallot Velouté! First Seating – 5pm, 5:15pm, 5:30pm, 5:45pm, 6pm $75.00 each.
Where: 6664 Deer Lake Ave Burnaby