Christmas Eating Festivities

Celebrate Christmas at home or at a restaurant, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go!

Corner Suite Bistro

850 Thurlow Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-569-3415

Web: http://thecornersuite.com/

On December 24, 25 and 26,The Corner Suite Bistro De Luxe will be offering three-course Christmas dinner with soup, followed by turkey with all the trimmings and Christmas pudding for dessert – for $29.

Diva at the Met

645 Howe Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604.622.7788

Web: http://content.metropolitan.com/divachristmas.html

Christmas Eve $70 pp

four course dinner

seatings 5-9pm

Christmas Day $70 pp

four course dinner

seatings 5-9pm

Boxing Day $55 pp

three course dinner

seatings 5-9pm

EBO Restaurant

4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby

Tel: 604-453-0788

Web: http://www.eborestaurant.com

Festive Lunch Buffet:

Adults: $24.00 per person – does not include any beverages

Dates: December 9th – 17th (not including weekends)

Time: 11:30am – 2:30pm

Dinner Festive 2 or 3 courses

Adults: 2 courses $30.00 per person, 3 courses $40.00 per person

Dates: December 4th – 23rd

Christmas Eve/ Christmas Night Buffet

Adults: $49.00 per person – does not include any beverages

Seating Times: 5:00pm & 7:30pm

Christmas Day Brunch

Adults: $39.00 per person – includes coffee, tea and juice

Seating Times: 11:30am & 1:30pm

Le Gavroche

1616 Alberni Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-685-3924

Web: http://www.legavroche.ca/default.asp

On December 24, Le Gavroche will be offering a 5-course Christmas dinner featuring mincemeat tart, port-marinated turkey breast, Christmas fruit soufflé and more for $55.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-647-0517

Web: http://www.fairmont.com/hvc/celebratetheholidays

Griffins’ Festive Luncheon Buffet

December 1st – December 31st, Excluding December 25th. Monday to Saturday – 11:30am to 2:30pm

Featuring time-honoured favourites, including a selection of signature salads, seafood, antipasto, traditional roast turkey with the trimmings, Chef ’s feature specialities and our housemade dessert bar.

NUTCRACKER TEA

Whether you’re a grown-up or young at heart, the Castle’s Nutcracker Tea is the perfect holiday celebration. Enjoy melodies from the classic ballet, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King performed by our very own harpist.

December 1st to January 2nd, 2:00 to 4:30 pm in 900 West Lounge, $45.00-adult, $55.00 with champagne, $22.50-child Includes tea for teddy bears & a classic Nutcracker ornament.

KRIS KRINGLE’S CHRISTMAS DAY BUFFET

A lavish celebration at your home away from home… invite your family and friends for a heart-warming feast, catch Santa as he offers treats for the little ones.

Saturday, December 25th at Griffins Restaurant

Brunch Service from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

Dinner Service from 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm

$102.00-adult, $51.00-child

’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Holiday magic is in the air as our Griffins’ Elves serve up sumptuous favourites on our traditional festive buffet filled with chilled favourites and heart-warming temptations for you to savour – our sweet table is overflowing with Christmas treats!

Friday, December 24th from 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm

$79.00-adult, $39.50-child

Griffins’ to Your Table

Let our chefs roast the perfect turkey for you, choose from a selection of our housemade desserts and all the accompaniments. Please book through our Festive Line and be sure to specify if you would like to try our Organic Turkey option. Each order comes with your very own Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Chef ’s hat and apron.

Pick Up Dates: Friday, December 24th, Saturday, December 25th Sunday, December 26th

$325 Serves 6 to 8 guests

Fairmont Pacific Rim

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver

Tel: 604 695 5300.

Web: http://www.fairmont.com/EN_FA/Property/VPR/GuestServices/Restaurants/

Festive Lunch Buffet is available in ORU weekdays from December 6 through 24, and at $29 per person.

The Night Before Christmas …make a reservation for Christmas Eve dinner in ORU and, in addition to the a la carte menu, enjoy a specially created four-course table d’hote repast with a variety of choices such as kaboucha squash soup with birch syrup and parsley cream, salad of orange and spiced chestnuts with baby romaine and champagne vinaigrette, buttermilk roasted turkey, and pumpkin cheesecake with sour cherry compote for $62 per person.  Served from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

On Christmas Day, brunch is served in ORU from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $65 per person, with a groaning board of a dinner buffet available from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for $85 per person.  The menu can be viewed at www.orucuisine.com

Fairmont Waterfront

900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver

Tel: 604-691-1818

Web: http://www.fairmont.com/waterfront/GuestServices/Restaurants/HeronsRestaurant.htm

Festive lunches at Herons Restaurant and enjoy Executive Chef Patrick Dore’s scrumptious buffet laden with holiday favourites. Beginning December 13th until the 24th, choose from two seatings from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm or 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Adults $39.95 | Seniors $29.95 | Children ages 6 to 12 $19.95

Herons Restaurant’s famed Jingle Bell Brunch Buffet returns for just three appearances on December 12th, 19th and 26th. Add in a spectacular view of the North Shore’s snowcapped mountains and a little tickling of the ivories for entertainment and Sunday Brunch is a festive affair.

Adults $49 | Seniors $40 | Children ages 6 to 12 $22

Celebrate Christmas Eve at Herons Restaurant with a decadent Seafood Dinner Buffet for an elegant evening of regionally-inspired cuisine. Santa approved with an Ocean Wise star for local and seasonal treasures from the sea. Reserve the 5:00 pm or 7:30 pm seating.

Adults $89 | Seniors $75 | Children ages 6 to 12 $37

Make Christmas Day extra special by gathering family and friends for Herons Restaurant’s Lunch Buffet. Share the best of the holidays with those you cherish throughout the year and turn merry moments into memories.

Adults $56 | Seniors $44 | Children ages 6 to 12 $24

The festive season’s top ticket has to be a reservation for Christmas Day Table D’Hote dinner at Herons Restaurant. Reserve early for Executive Chef Patrick Dore’s three-course dinner that features a choice of Traditional Turkey, Smoked Prime Rib of Beef or Maple Seared Wild Salmon entrée complemented with Appetizer and Dessert Buffet stations.

Adults $92 | Seniors $72 | Children ages 6 to 12 $46

Seasons in the Park

Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

Tel: 604.874.8008

Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/seasons0experience.aspx

Seasons in the Park will also be open December 24th!

Enjoy all your favourites from our à la carte menu this Christmas Eve.

Sutton Place Hotel

845 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604.642.2900

Web: http://www.vancouver.suttonplace.com/holiday_festivities.htm

Yuletide Luncheon Buffet

December 1st – December 23rd, 2010

$36.00* per adult • $18.00* per child (12 years & Under)

Fleuri Restaurant  11:30am – 2:30pm

Monday – Friday Only

» Reservations: 604.642.2900

Christmas Eve Dinner

Friday, December 24th, 2010

$82.00* per adult • $41.00* per child (12 years & Under)

Special Five-Course Dinner

Fleuri Restaurant  5:30pm – 10:00pm

» Reservations: 604.642.2900

Christmas Day Dinner

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

$82.00* per adult • $41.00* per child (12 years & Under)

Special Five-Course Dinner

Fleuri Restaurant  5:00pm – 10:00pm

» Reservations: 604.642.2900

Turkey Express “gobbler-to-go”

December 24th, 25th & 26th, 2010

$350.00 excluding of HST

Approximate weight of turkey is 18lbs

Dinner for 8 – 13 people

» Order Now: 604.682.5511 ext. 34 (Ask for Room Service)

*Must order by December 22nd before 12:00pm

The Teahouse

Ferguson Point, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Tel: 604.669.3281

Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/theTeahouse0menus.aspx?PageName=Page742

The Teahouse will be open regular hours on December 24th for both lunch and dinner.

On December 25th, join us for Christmas Dinner!

We will be featuring a special 3-course Holiday Menu, with seatings starting at 5:00pm.

YEW Restaurant

791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-689-9333

Web: http://www.fourseasons.com/vancouver/dining.html

Five Days of Christmas Lunches

Throughout the month of December, YEW restaurant + bar is featuring a special three-course, holiday lunch menu on the weekday for only $29 per person.

Holiday events

Join us in YEW restaurant this holiday season for our special brunch and dinner menus.

Christmas Eve dinner

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Four-course set menu

Adults – USD 85.00 per person

Christmas Day brunch

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Adults – USD 75.00 per person

Christmas Day dinner

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Four-course set menu

Adults – USD 85.00 per person

The restaurants that are listed here are ones that I have eaten at previously and enjoy!

Compiled by: Richard Wolak

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  • Paul

    Great work!! Thanks for taking your time doing this.

  • Nancy

    Fantastic article! Thanks!

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