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Velvet Glove Restaurant

2 Lombard Pl | Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0Y3, Canada
+1 204-985-6255
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2 Lombard Pl | Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0Y3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Far exceeded my expectations and was well-priced for the quality. Great service. Will absolutely be back

Thank ShannLeah
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are always delighted to hear when we exceed our guests expectations! Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Drew Fisher General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing, as was the service. We had a healthy breakfast of poached eggs on avocado naan bread with a tomato salad. I couldn't be more happy with my experience. And the orange juice was freshly squeezed!

Thank Nikifresh17
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So delighted to hear of your experience in our VG Restaurant. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Drew Fisher General Manager

Reviewed May 23, 2017

We went for a beautiful birthday supper on Saturday. Our table had pink rose petals on it. I had the chicken dinner, my partner had the salmon and friends had the wild boar. We went with a 4 person Groupon and no problems at all....More

Thank Lois S
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for not only taking the time to share this feedback, but for also choosing us to be a part of such a special celebration. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the food and that you were able to experience our...More

Reviewed May 15, 2017

Hello Trippies, I have been a customer of the Velvet Glove restaurant for quite some years. Normally they wow you with food quality and service. This last time I took my wife and my own mother for their Mother's Day Brunch and we were all...More

Thank Kerjner
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Please accept my sincerest apologies. I was very disappointed to learn that we did not meet your expectations when it came to our Mother's Day Brunch. I certainly appreciate your frustration and regret that we have you questioning whether you'll return to the VG in...More

Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited VG for Mother's Day brunch. It was amazing and in comparison to other brunches in the city and around the world, this sticks out as my favorite. The food was delicious with a great variety of food and flavours. There was also a mimosa...More

Thank I_get_around2014
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your glowing review, and for entrusting us to celebrate this special occasion! We strive to turn our guests’ moments into memories and make them feel valued and welcome - I am so glad to hear that we were successful in...More

Reviewed May 6, 2017

The title says it all- I ate here twice because I was staying at the Fairmont- the first night because I got in late and was too tired to go out, and then for breakfast. In both cases, the food was quite good. The service...More

Thank MCGKingston
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

We are indeed very fortunate to have such exceptional and talented ambassadors on our team, and I'm delighted that you were able to experience their signature service. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review - I will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing taster menu - we bought the groupon special and we were so impressed and full after trying this place in November. Cannot say enough about the food quality, presentation and portion size (I could barely walk out after...!). CNt wait to try it again.More

Thank travelling g
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback on your experience with our Groupon promotion. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the food and hope that we have won you over as regular guests. I’m looking forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed February 28, 2017

My wife and I, our two adult children and their significant others attended the Velvet Glove restaurant in the Fairmont Winnipeg on Louis Riel Day to celebrate my wife's birthday. I had made a reservation for the six of us. When we arrived they had...More

Thank Tom7787
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

I was delighted to see that you had such an enjoyable family celebration in our VG Restaurant. It is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback, especially from our loyal guests. We are very fortunate to have such amazing ambassadors, especially in Rod, and...More

Reviewed February 20, 2017

The best house made burguer in town! You will love the burguer and french fries! I do recommend the VG!!!

Thank Rachel H
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm so happy you enjoyed your meal and think our burger is the best in town - we have to agree with you there! Warm regards, Drew Fisher General Manager

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Warmly welcomed by all staff. The restaurant is upscale, but comfortable. Our waiter was excellent, he was so attentive, and managed to have certain dishes adapted for dietary concerns. This was an eight course meal, the servings for the most part were small, but more...More

Thank 623wendyj
Drew F, General Manager at Velvet Glove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and celebrate NYE at the VG Restaurant. I'm so happy you enjoyed our special New Year's Eve dinner menu and do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the restaurant this year....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lombard Pl | Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0Y3, Canada
    (Portage Avenue and Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located at the heart of the city, Portage and Main, most thoroughfare routes come within one city block of The Velvet Glove. Also, for your convenience, there is a Winnipeg Transit bus stop directly in-front of the hotel.
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-985-6255
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