A romantic dinner by a roaring fire is best enjoyed in a restaurant and not around the neighbour's emblazoned wicker man. Retain your amorous appetite with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of upscale cuisine and drinks at Hart House Restaurant in Burnaby.
A cozy picture of Tudor Revivalist design, Hart House is a charming lakeside restaurant brandishing a menu full of exquisite delicacies with sophistication and casual elegance. Start dinner with oysters gratin ($14) paired with a glass of white wine ($8+), or spoon a scrumptious bowl of spiced pumpkin soup ($8). For the main event, savour the culinary mastery and patience of a six-hour braised lamb shoulder ($28), or let a plate of local perch, ratatouille, basil pistou, and parsnip chips ($26) convince you to embark upon a life as a cheerleader for area fishmongers. Complete the experience with Valrhona chocolate torte ($10) or caramelized lemon tart ($7) and a bourbon Manhattan ($10) or Pimm's Cup ($8).
OpenTable reviewers named Hart House one of the Top 10 Best Overall Restaurants in the Vancouver Suburbs in 2010. Zagat rated the food, service, and décor very good to excellent, and TripAdvisors rank it #6 out of 243 restaurants in Vancouver.
- “Old-fashioned” “charm” prevails at this “wonderful” Tudor-style heritage house in a “lakeside” Burnaby park setting where Pacific Northwest fare and “professional” service add up to a “classic dining” experience – Zagat
- We had a lovely meal and great wine out on the patio with attentive and knowledgeable servers. – Marge1972, TripAdvisor
Hart House Restaurant
A cozy picture of Tudor revivalist design, the lakeside Hart House Restaurant purveys creative menus full of exquisite dinner, lunch, and brunch delicacies lauded for their casual elegance. Sophisticated dishes include seared salmon with saffron fennel puree and beef tenderloin. During warmer months, guests can enjoy creative fare on the patio with a Pimm's Cup or a local wine before cracking into a vanilla bean crème brûlée.
Seasonal events celebrate fresh, local fare. Hart House's glass-walled lakeside cottage, sprawling green backyard, and second-storey private rooms also make it an ideal location for business meetings, weddings, and reenactments of The English Patient.
6664 Deer Lake Ave.
Burnaby, British Columbia V5E 4H3Get Directions