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Hillside Estate Winery and Bistro

1350 Naramata Road, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
250-493-6274
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Ranked #5 of 159 restaurants in Penticton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Riddle Road
Description: The Bistro features delicious, seasonal, locally-inspired menus from our Executive Chef Rob Cordonier. Chef Cordonier is known for his creativity and passion in the kitchen. Be sure to check out our spring menu.Please contact us should you have any questions or concerns, or to inquire about booking an event.
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Calgary
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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meal at the Hillside Bistro. Although the setting overlooking the Okanagan Lake is beautiful at any time, I would recommend the ambiance of the evening hours as the sun is setting over the lake. The bistro faces westward, thus taking full advantage of the evening light and colors. Ask for a table on... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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109 reviews 109 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This restaurant worth a visit for several reasons: the views from the patio are great, the wine selection is excellent and the food we is of excellent quality (the meat I asked was excellent). The restaurant is situated inside the cellar of Hillside so you have a great selection of the wines produced by they. I would recommend you to... More

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Windsor, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
423 helpful votes 423 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We chose the BIstro for my wife's birthday dinner in July 2014. Unfortunately it was a little too cool to sit outside but the food and service more then made up for that. I had my heart set on the gourmet Burger but was diverted to the Butcher Block as it sounded fantastic. And it was! Have to say that... More

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Calgary Alberta
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

For the past five years we have stopped at Hillside for lunch and a tasting during our time in the Okanagan. This summer as in the past, I had booked reservations for a later lunch. Despite our large numbers this year of 14 - we were still able to enjoy the upper patio with its wonderful view. The service was... More

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Squamish, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Ever since I bought the garlic vinegrette from Hillside Estate I cannot get enough of this vinegrette as I use it for all my meat and it is fabulous, everyone needs too try this vinegrette as you will all love like I do cw

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had our lunch at the vineyards restaurant and the mussels were delicious with their wine pairing suggestion. The only thing I would complain about this place was the flies that came to dine with us. There were a couple of them and it did interfere with our experience at the restaurant. We went to the wine shop for wine... More

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I randomly found Hillside Bistro online and took a chance making a dinner reservation - I'm so glad I did! The food was excellent and the wine was absolutely beautiful. While the Bistro has an amazing view of the lake, the patio can get extremely hot in the summer. When booking a reservation, you may wish to request a seat... More

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Vernon, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had reservations on the upper patio after sampling some of their wines in the wine shop.the day was splendid and the menu had several tine we would return to try. There where several orders that came out while we were there which were presented very well and looked delicious. They offered a couple of specials which included a very... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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166 reviews 166 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The tomato soup was good. The thick burgers were 'dripping-down-the-chin' great. The fettucine with lamb and tomatoes was lukewarm and had almost no flavour. The mussels were OK. They serve no cappuccino. The price was right ($100) for four without wine including one dessert and coffee after. Service was excellent. The location is wonderful, on a hill in an old-looking... More

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Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

In a winery tour with a friend this was the last winery: nice wines, even if not all of them, but the guy who served us was tired, or annoyed, or bored...don't know which one...and he totally ruined the experience. The other lady behind the bar was way way better...but they have a gorgeus view on the lake! Anyway...something that... More

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