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“Amazing food, service and views.”

Old Vines Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 99 Restaurants in West Kelowna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $43
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Sunnyside
Transit: Quails' Gate is accessible by Public Transit. Kelowna Regional Public Transit System Route 20/21 Westside drops visitors at our winery door. Buses are equipped with bike racks. See bctransit.com/regions/kel for routing details.
Description: Old Vines Restaurant is a meeting place of fresh local ingredients. Our selection of dishes enhance the light, fresh and fruitful, rich style of Quails' Gate wines. Our menu is constantly evolving as a reflection of our focus to serve the best and freshest the valley's local artisans and west coast markets can provide. We are dedicated to providing you with a beautiful setting and the ultimate food and wine experience in the Okanagan Valley. Voted in the Top 20 Winery Restaurants of the World by the Daily Meal (October 2013). OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada (March 2015). The New York Times (October 2006) - "Beyond our tables, the panorama of the lakefront, watercraft wake lines and row upon row of grapevines, with mountains in the distance, was mesmerizing." Wine Spectator (July 2004)- "One of the four best places to dine in the Okanagan."
Calgary, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Amazing food, service and views.”
Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our friends had recommended this restaurant while visiting the vineyards - I'm so glad my husband and I listened. We had reservations for a late lunch on the patio. The views of the lake and the vineyard are phenomenal. The host who greeted us was friendly and inviting, our server was attentive, the water glasses were always filled, and the food was cooked, seasoned and presented perfectly. The manager himself served our main course. From start to finish – PHENOMENAL. I also found the price to be reasonable for quality and portion. I would come back in a heart beat.

  • Visited August 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is overlooking the vines. Food and service is great although in the upper price range. Their wines are excellent. Go there for a romantic dinner.

Visited August 2014
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West Kelowna, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great food, great views and great service”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I treated ourselves to an anniversary dinner at Old Vines Restaurant. We had a great experience and the food was absolutely fantastic. We started with the Quebec fois gras which was yummy. I had the beef tenderloin and my husband had the ribeye, both were done to perfection. We finished off with ice wine and shared a dessert assortment.
Recommend for any occasion.

  • Visited August 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
“Celebration Dinner”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is one of our top picks for the Okanagan. This elegant vineyard post and beam restaurant boasts a stunning view, well timed service and excellent food i.e.: 7oz Cache Creek Tenderloin beef @ $48. Each entre comes with a suggested wine pairing. We’ve been for celebration meals and I’ve hosted a successful corporate event at Old Vines.

Visited July 2014
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Calgary
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“a flume with a view”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Quail's Gate is not for the budget traveler, although ironically our waitress was a recovering one, so when I asked for a Ponasch, she actually knew what it was. It is an upper end restaurant but with upper end quality and service and top shelf view of the lake.

In our multiple trips to Kelowna we have spent many a peaceful evening on their patio enjoying the sunset over the lake and tasting of the pleasures of fine dining. We have never been rushed, and so our visits have been long and enjoyable often dipping into menu items just because we've never heard of them.

This is a beautiful place that is actually better at night when the sun is set and the patio lights are on. Enjoy it when you have plenty of time to relax.

Visited July 2014
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