Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel

4.6
1778 reviews
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French
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Nestled in Vancouver's only Relais and Chateaux property, the Bacchus Restaurant and Lounge compliments the luxurious Wedgewood Hotel & Spa's reputation for excellence.

As you walk into the restaurant, its attention to detail is immediately apparent. You are instantly surrounded by luxury, with richly upholstered furniture, dark wood, and light fixtures personally imported from Venice by founder Eleni Skalbania. These impressive features extend the hotel's brand of elegance. A large canvas depicting Bacchus himself, Greek god of wine and revelry, presides over the room.

Its talented culinary team offers modern French cuisine featuring fresh, West Coast ingredients. A great place to enjoy a truly gourmet, fine dining experience accompanied by live entertainment nightly.

Private Dining

Book your next event at the Wedgewood Hotel in one of our private rooms, including our lavish Library Room in Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge. We can accommodate small meetings in the Library Room or larger events in the Liaisons Room.

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Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Classic Old School dining room. Live piano player, classic cocktails and comprehensive wine list with Somalier. Our server Simon was outstanding. Highly recommended.

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a
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Pleasant setting, good food, good service. French toast is excellent. Nice to get corned beef hash that’s freshly made!

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p
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

One of my favourite go-to places for lunch. Service is always excellent. One feels welcomed and appreciated. Food is well-prepared, tasty, nicely presented, attention to detail. One of my favourites is the Cobb salad. Staff are always very pleasant, professional.

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DC
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Sumptuous decadence, beautiful mood lighting and delicious food. Brilliant knowledge from our fabulous server. Perhaps the piano player could look up a few Take That hits just to make our evening perfect.

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RW
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I worked at the Wedgewood 35 years ago and the hotel has not lost any of it charm. Tim was outstanding and provided great service.

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CP
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

My daughter took me here for Mother’s Day Brunch.
The food, service and ambiance was superb. Would definitely recommend this restaurant

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b
Vancouver
21 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

A classic rich and stylish room with a well accomplished piano player is a warm welcome to an evening of dining. The service was excellent and the food was expertly prepared and presented so our evening was a memorable one.
Highly recommended.

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KA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of my favorites for 20+ years and still delivering a quality meal with outstanding service and lovely atmosphere. James service added to the meal with his great sense of humour!

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B
Calgary
54 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had dinner here for Mother’s Day. Everything was perfect. Food was excellent as was the service. Not the least expensive restaurant in Vancouver but worth the extra especially for a special occasion. Thankyou !

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T
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food. Top notch service. Wonderful ambiance. Highly recommended

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C
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 5

Simply beautiful room, adequate service but very slow. Had the salmon and crab cake appetizer for $18 and what surprised to find that was only one thin cake, although it was beautifully presented and tasted pretty good. However, for a main I had the absolutely most boring and tasteless cobb salad I've ever encountered and I've had a lot of cobb salads. Very disappointed. Paying for the location and decor, not the food.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

not bad, you can always reserver a table for big parties

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EZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The ambience is very nice. Live music is a good addition. Service is very good. Food is moderate, nothing special.

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JW
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and excellent service! Live piano music is also excellent! Prices on the menu are reasonable! Each portion is quit big-good value! Would come back again more often!

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GP
Seattle
66 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Old world elegance and charm.
This is a restaurant that hearkens back to old world dark woods and heavy drapery. The staff presents an air of formality. The food was spectacular with great portion sizes - by that I mean they are something that a normal person could eat without feeling absolutely stuffed.
We started with an amazing crab with yellow beet borscht appetizer. Superbly prepared and presented. The fresh halibut was expertly prepared. The tenderloin with short rib came with very interesting layered potato side (kind of like scalloped potatoes) perfectly cooked. Super tasty sauce on the short rib. Our desserts (sorbet) we likewise nicely portioned scoops (3) and very well made.
The live piano music in the background is a very nice romantic touch for the evening.

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j
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was wonderful. Food was perfect and the people delightful

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Boise
21 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, good and atmosphere.

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SQ
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful ambiance, food and service. My fourth visit in as many months. Heartily recommend it.

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AR
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

my husband was particularly pleased by the fact that I had caused some confusion around the reservation but the staff handled it with aplomb, without making anyone feel bad or at risk....

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DB
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food along with Accomodation for dietary restrictions. Outstanding service on food and wine.

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F
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A wonderful little nook to catch a bite or a drink.
Try the James’ special salad. Perfect for the summer weather

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KB
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent. And they were able to accomodate one person's severe lactose intolerance without batting an eye. Be aware that it can be slow - 2.5 hours without dessert for us - but the food was all spectacular. It's pricey, but in keeping with what you get. Will be back.

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TW
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Pleasant ambience, excellent service, very good food (we just had a light lunch).

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AV
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Just such a terrific place! A true downtown gem. The atmosphere is whimsical and refreshing.

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t
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Stellar service, good food, lovely ambiance! We always enjoy dining at Bacchus.

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PH
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Food was very good. Service was average. Biggest disappointment was room temperature. It was very warm and we could not wait to finish and get outside.

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a
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First class service and ambiance. Superb meals especially the rack of lamb.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meal, a little noisy in the front by the lounge but they were very nice about moving us to the back! Great food and recommendations from our server.

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KS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our meal at Bacchus was wonderful. Was given the table right beside the piano. The ambiance made for comfortable conversation and fine dining. The food was beautifully presented and so very good. Service was perfect. First class.

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TC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Fantastic dinner
Service excellent
Ambiance was great

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AB
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

This started off great and after an incredibly long wait for a sandwich and an individual pizza, ended on a sour note. We arrived at 515 and waited 50 minutes. We were told that the pizza was cooked incorrectly and so they recooked it hence the wait, however 2 simple items should not have taken this long to prepare.
Strangely, no one else on the lounge side was eating and once we were served we then noticed many other dishes coming out. Not entirely sure if there was a correlation or not. Just very odd.
The energy inside was very nice though, very urban and the live pianist was good.
Our server was pleasant enough but there was zero service recovery on the ridiculous wait time.
This was a first for us. What a terrible first impression.

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SZ
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A fabulous, fancy evening. Exquisite food, wine, and ambiance.

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MW
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We absolutely enjoyed everything about our meal. The food was delicious, the staff was wonderful, and the ambiance was perfect.

We will definitely be back.

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SP
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

well above our expectations, food quality, service, ambiance. the steak& the lamb were perfect
THANK YOU.

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CM
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

If you want elegant calm and quiet go dining room... if you ambiance and awesomeness stay in the lounge! The fireplace and piano player were way too cool and we only got to experience this on our way out from dining room!

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T
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This has been our go to place for family celebrations for years! We love the food and the atmosphere. It’s really a gem of a location.

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SC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Sometimes the piano is too loud and more slow tempo music is preferred. We need good songs but not piano scale practicing .

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LR
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was amazing. Every bite of their food was bringing me closer and closer to heaven.

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SL
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always so good here. We love it.

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SQ
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, ambiance and very good food. Wine's are a bit expensive, but they do have a red and white wine available at a more moderate price.

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