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Hart House Restaurant
Patio and Garden Seating on Sunny Days!
Social distancing of 2 meters per table.
Lakeside dining with sustainable West Coast cuisine inspired by Mediterranean flavours.
Three Course Chef's MenuCA$58.00 per personStarting Sep 30, 2020Enjoy Chef Mike Genest's Three Course menu. We have BC Wine Pairings for each course (starter, main and dessert) as an option. All items can be ordered a la carte also. Current Menu features Seared Diver Scallops. Available Tuesday to Friday Lunch and Dinner, plus Saturday and Sunday evenings.
X-Mas Three Course DinnerCA$78.00 per person PrepaidDec 22 - Dec 25, 2020Chef Mike Genest's Three Course Xmas Dinner. Features Turkey, Beef, Fish and Vegetarian Main Courses. Recommended wine pairings optional.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Slow Braised Lamb Shank
Summer Vegetables, Potato Puree, Lamb Jus
AAA Beef Burger
AAA Tenderloin Patty, Smoked Scamorza, Pesto Mayo, Mixed Greens, Prosciutto Crisp, Tomato, Potato Bun
Staff and food was wonderful as always, A perfect setting to celebrated a wedding anniversary.
The food was absolutely incredible. The staff were friendly and our server was so attentive. The setting is stunning, old world and gentle. A view of Deer Lake and greenery surrounds. Great wine selection with careful attention to uncommon vines.
Thank you so much for your lovely and detailed review! We loved serving you and look forward to seeing you again soon.
We enjoyed our lunch , the waitress was great , good service .
Thank you for your kind feedback!
We were welcomed very warmly and shown to a beautiful table surrounded by windows looking out onto the radiant green lawn leading down to the lake. Our waiter was very personable and respectful, with a good sense of humour. The food and wine were both very good and the price was reasonable. The music was inappropriate for a restaurant of that ambience, but they were quick to turn it down when we asked. Is the decor ready for a refresher . . . or is the focus on keeping the original intact?
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. It was a pleasure to have you at our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again in the future,
I’m not sure why but the restaurant has a weird odour. I don’t recall it smelling like this before. The food was mediocre. We had the special, halibut. Very quiet and service was good.
Had a great Thanksgiving dinner. Love the building and ambience, plenty of space, it was not noisy at all, staff was friendly and accomodating, there to serve when you needed, and ultimately just a great dining experience. I'll be back.
Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, Kevin. it was a pleasure to serve you, and we look forward to seeing you again!
This is one of our favorite places to go and celebrate special occasions.
Thank you for your review George! It is always a pleasure to have you at Hart House. We look forward to seeing you again.
Another fantastic experience at Hart House. We love it here!
Thank you for your feedback Naomi! It was a pleasure to serve you, and we look forward to seeing you again.
We didn’t know people could dine in the garden and reserved a table indoors. They put a bottle of wine for the table I wanted. But when I found outside was more pleasant, we were brought to a nice table outside. But the food is average.
First meal out since Covid-19 in March. Hart House protocols seemed very good. Not busy so physical distancing was not an issue. Meal was outstanding and the service was excellent.
A delight to continue going to a restaurant that keeps their high standard of cuisine , friendliness and incredible staff. Thank you
My husband This meeting had been delayed due to Covid19. Husband we both had moments of unnecessary anxiety; Hart House team had restaurant seating well spaced apart we felt very safe!!
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Hart House. We are very happy to hear that you felt safe, well taken care of and enjoyed your dinner.
A great evening. Noise level was high due to kids upstairs, not the restaurants fault.
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Hart house. It was a pleasure to have you at our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again (and we will make sure that we seat you in a quieter area).
Delightful experience aa we got to enjoy the view and peacefulness of the surroundings. It’s like dining outside the English countryside.
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you at Hart house, and we look forward to serving you again soon.
First time but not the last! Loved sitting outside on the patio enjoying the sunset with a glass of wine and great company, food was done perfectly! Service was good
We enjoyed our dinner there very much! I tried the chef's menu with wine pairing. It was a great choice! Highly recommend! The service was also very good. Thank you!
not your average lunch stop I would only use for special occasion
Midweek 6:45 reservation for a special occasion - what could go wrong? Well even though depressing empty they were already out of the two dishes we most craved based on reviews. We left, before it got worse. You have to try harder Hart House.
Dear David thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your experience at Hart House. Although we strive to have more than enough fresh seafood on hand for each service we do sometimes sell out of certain dishes, and I am very sorry this happened on the night in question. Since it was a beautiful, sunny day almost all guests were seated on the patio and lawn, which left the inside of the restaurant quite empty, especially considering that we have reduced our tables by 50% in order to provide proper distancing to keep our guests safe. Sincerely, Sonja Muller Sales Manager
Had a really nice experience at the Hart House. Food was good, staff lovely and nice seating. We sat outside with a beautiful view and very COVID safe.
Great food and great service keeps us coming back for more!
We barely had to wait for our reservation and they gave us complimentary champagne! But being able to sit by a fire is fine by me anyways, very nice ambiance.
Food was perfect and so was the service.
I highly recommend and will be back myself.
We got married there 13 years ago and have retuned to the scene of the crime every anniversary. They take the time to welcome you by name and look after you as best as they can. We shall be retuning there in the future.... guaranteed.
Had a reservation of 6, 4 people showed up (my apologies) but we ordered 5 entrees.
Got feedback that Dungeness crab egg plant daily special was excellent. Waffles were really delicious (best I've had). Mussels and clams were fresh. I eat pretty lightly salted veggies-based foods at home so I found the pork sauce with the mussels was a bit salty but may not be to other diners. Loved the heritage setting of the restaurant. Waiter was attentive. Will definitely be back again!
has character. great food. warm. classy. "Sinatra" feel
Service was very slow and they do not have their freshly baked bread anymore
We had an excellent experience and enjoyed the walk around the Deep Lake at the restaurant and the whole evening was toped off with great service and meals.
I had a lovely and romantic dinner with my fiancée on Sunday Sept 20 at the Hart House. It was very quiet and the ambience was romantic especially when they dimmed the lights around 7:30-8pm (I believe).The food was great and the manager and server were kind to make sure our dietary needs were accommodated. It was a great evening and I will return.
Service is excellent, cozy.Able to enjoy your meal not rushed.
First time there, and all the menu was superb and very flavourful. Service was excellent, from the warm greeting we received upon arrival to the delivery of the paperwork. Wholly great experience there, and would definitely go back soon. Highly recommended.
Great food with great service. All care was given to ensure our satisfaction and safety under current conditions.
Portions small, food mediocre, atmosphere (sat on patio) incredible.
Excellent service! Food was top quality. Enjoyed the evening
As usual, an exceptional dining experience
My husband and I were celebrating our birthdays. This is a wonderful place for just such an occasion. The servers were so warm and welcoming, the food was very well prepared, and the price was much less than we expected. There was a 3 course set meal that I had, that was excellent: duck pate, seared scallops, and a chocolate ganache tart. My husband had stuffed meatballs (huge appetizer!), crab spagettini, and shared my dessert. We are hearty eaters and we were more than full, and even took left over pasta home with us! If it had not been so smoky outside, we would have gone for a walk after dinner, since it’s such a lovely location on Burnaby Lake.
Definitely recommend the Hart House!
It is a beautiful place with exquisite food and outstanding service.
my family really enjoyed family time at Hart house on Sunday
The food was delicious, the ambiance was relaxing, the waiter/ host(tess) were very attentive.
Outstanding food! Nice fine dining experience. We went back 15 years to the day for our anniversary after getting married at Hart House back in 2005. We won't wait that long to go back! They even accomidated the kids! Salad, Clam/mussels appy and Lamb was what I had and really loved it!!!
It’s always a pleasure to dine at the Hart House. They are doing a fabulous job of dining during Covid times.
Amazing experience as usual. Highly recommend the crab spaghettini
Hart House Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 298-4278.
Hart House Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 1973 OpenTable diners.
Hart House Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.harthouserestaurant.com/gift-certificates.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.