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The Pear Tree Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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SEASONAL TABLE D' HOTE​
BC Albacore Tuna Tataki
With compressed cucumber and crispy rice
Pan Roasted Fresh BC Squab Breast
With leg confit, braised cabbage and new potatoes
Your choice of dessert
APPETIZERS​
Classic Flamed Gin and ‘Cascade’ Tomato Soup
With chive whipped cream
“Local Prawn Cappuccino”
Prawn bisque foam with dashi custard and BC prawns
Caesar Salad
With toasted croutons and shaved grana padano
Witloof Salad
With watercress, okanagan pear dressing, candied walnuts and aged gouda
Orange Caramelized Scallops
With double smoked bacon risotto
MAIN COURSE​
Pan Roasted ‘Miracle Springs’ Trout Served
With pomme dauphine and butternut squash
Slow Poached ‘Maple Hills’ Chicken Breast
With braised leg, potato rosti, fresh mushrooms and a blanquette sauce
Braised ‘Peace River’ Lamb Shank
Served boneless with seared scallops and roasted pear risotto
Twice Cooked ‘Berkshire’ Pork Belly
With spot prawn and tomato cassoulet
24 Hour Braised ‘Nicola Valley’ Beef Short Rib
With stewed barley and celerac puree
(Vegetarian and vegan options available)
DESSERTS​
Vanilla Creme Brulee
With a crisp brandy snap
Fresh Lemon Tart
With lemon sour cream sorbet
Chocolate Ganache
With a crisp nut base salted caramel and orange chocolate sorbet
PETIT FROMAGE​
Tete De Moine
With fresh pears and nut crisps
Stilton
With candied nuts and toasted brioche
PRICE RANGE
$16 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never disappointed. Beautiful food, perfectly prepared. A reasonable wine list with a reserve list if you ask for it. Our favourite place to celebrate something special.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for an early dinner without a reservations so we were seated in the Lounge which was perfect as we could sit next to each other. We were recommended to try the appies with a glass of wine. The orange caramelized scallops and lobster...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GracesDad49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to dine here based on the good reviews here and were not disappointed. From the moment we were seated to the last bite everything was fantastic. It was not a particularly busy and there were just 2 servers who seemed to work together...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chrisinkingwood2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, very good service, not cheap but worth a visit or 5. Did a chefs tasting menu and every morsel was prepared perfectly. Small but classic bar list and extensive wine cellar. We live across the street and sometimes just pop in for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Urkelhaze420
Reviewed January 7, 2019

As always it was a special evening at the Pear Tree. A gem in the lower mainland. Food and service were both excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T2071
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Ate here with some work colleagues who raved about the place, and must say I was pleasantly surprised. Food is prepared with intricacy and flair. Well worth a visit. Next trip to BC I'll definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Neil H
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We remembered this quality dining experience from 2015, so returned for the pea soup, WONDERFULLY fresh Caesar salad, and duck ravioli with mushrooms, followed by the signature lemon tart. So fantastic, we returned a second night and had the lobster cappuccino, steelhead trout with potato...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gutzietraveller
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is our restaurant for those special meals...great food and great service. We have been coming to this restaurant for about 10 years and continue to be impressed every time we have visited.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rick P
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Went to Pear tree on Oct 6th for wedding anniversary! It is a small restaurant - the food is absolutely delicious at this restaurant. The servers are very polite and friendly (you do not find that in all restaurants these days). Very enjoyable meal!! Have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Catherine G
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Always a great fine dining experience. One of my favourite restaurants. Highly recommended and it's very cozy!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank michaelmoreau61
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Sarah C
January 10, 2019|
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Response from tom_and_lydia |
I can say that the Pear Tree does have a vegetarian option on its menu. Your questions about food sensitivities would best be addressed directly to the restaurant.
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Felix N
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Sandra A | Reviewed this property |
Concerning the question about the Pear Tree's dress code, I would say business casual, if you will. I've never seen anyone in awful-looking jeans, but they're not super dressed up. This is Vancouver after all - oops - I... More
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Diane011
March 30, 2015|
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Response from Annamc0921 | Reviewed this property |
No, open from 5:00pm - Tues to Sat.
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