The monopoly tycoons of the 19th century traditionally did their wheeling and dealing at fine-dining establishments, cleverly concealing the fact that they still lived with their parents. Flaunt your appreciation for the good life with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $55 worth of fine dining and drinks at The Norsemen Restaurant in Huntsville.
More than 30 years after serving its first meal, The Norsemen continues its tradition of crafting fine European and Canadian cuisine adjacent to scenic Walker Lake. Whether nibbling before a stone fireplace in the dining room or doing handstands on the lakeside screened-in porch, delight in a diverse menu beginning with appetite enhancers such as grilled lamb pops bedecked with chimichurri yogurt sauce ($12) or crostini-and-cheese-enhanced dijon caesar salad ($9). Once bellies are primed, dinner beckons jaws to savour elegant dishes such as the 10-ounce Alberta prime rib au jus ($29) or venison medallions in red-currant-basil glaze ($36), both considered relaxation-enhancing substances in four provinces. Stretch the languorous evening further by swaddling appetites in decadent desserts such as green-tea-infused poached pear ($8), which performs its tongue ballet in tandem with pistachio brittle. A three-course fixed dinner is also available for $35. Menu items are not fixed and change by season.
1040 Walker Lake Dr.
Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6