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 purveying a menu full of exquisite delicacies with sophistication and casual elegance. Start dinner with oysters gratin ($14) paired with a glass of white wine ($7+), 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). Complete the experience with molten Hart cake ($10) or caramelized lemon tart ($7).
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.