Quails' Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant

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2809 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Regional American (Northwest)
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  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
Old Vines Restaurant is a meeting place of fresh local ingredients. Our selection of dishes enhance the light, fresh and fruitful, rich style of Quails' Gate wines. Our menu is constantly evolving as a reflection of our focus to serve the best and freshest the valley's local artisans and west coast markets can provide. We are dedicated to providing you with a beautiful setting and the ultimate food and wine experience in the Okanagan Valley. The Province (January 2007) Best places to un-wine. "Its fairytale pretty indoor/outdoor dining room among the vineyards is aptly named Old Vines Patio. Dinner here as the sun sets over the lake is a treat for the eyes and the palate." The New York Times (October 2006) - "Beyond our tables, the panorama of the lakefront, watercraft wake lines and row upon row of grapevines, with mountains in the distance, was mesmerizing." Wine Spectator (July 2004)- "One of the four best places to dine in the Okanagan."
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Regional American (Northwest)
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Wine Bar Menu: Daily: from 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily 5:00pm
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Phone number
(800) 420-9463 ext. 252
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Chef de Cuisine Nav Dhillon, Winery Chef Roger Sleiman
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Private Party Facilities
The Stewart Family Proprietors' Dining Room is adjacent to our Wine Tasting Room and offers seating for up to 36 guests and a stand up event of up to 60 guests. This technically equipped facility is an exceptional venue for private, corporate, or family events as well as wine-related tours. The window surrounded dining room provides a spectacular view of the vineyard and Lake Okanagan. Guests can enjoy the late day breeze of Okanagan Lake from the terrace balcony off the private dining room. Other private function options are available as well. Our Quails' Gate wines, hand-crafted by wine maker Nikki Callaway, are available along with a choice of group menu options which reflect the fresh regional cuisine of our Winery Chef, Roger Sleiman.
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Private Party Contact
Roger Sleiman: (250) 769-4451 ext. 236
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Cross Street
Sunnyside
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Parking Details
On-site parking is available for over 100 vehicles. Handicap parking and wheelchair accessible ramps are available at the entrances of both Old Vines Restaurant and the Stewart Family Proprietors' Dining Room.
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Public Transit
Quails' Gate is accessible by Public Transit. Kelowna Regional Public Transit System Route 20/21 Westside drops visitors at our winery door. Buses are equipped with bike racks. See bctransit.com/regions/kel for routing details.
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Special Events & Promotions
There's always something happening at Old Vines Restaurant. Throughout the year we host numerous wine and culinary celebrations, for more information please visit www.quailsgate.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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M
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a wonderful meal in a beautiful place with a stunning view. The service was impeccable, friendly and professional. The chef adapted to one of our party's dietary needs without hesitation. I can't think of a better place for a reunion of old friends. We will be back.

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DM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great wine, great food and terrific service. Will be back.

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C
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding! It was a beautiful day overlooking the lake! Great staff & food. Going back again

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IL
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

good atmosphere, great taste of dishes. I especially loved recommended and suitable wine list with food :)

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BP
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Server was very educated in celiac diet was a very nice evening

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o
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Sorry, but having spent thirty years in the hotel & food service, I both enjoyed and was surprised with the experience. Hostess needed to offer to help seat as I was left with trying to seat 3 ladies & dashing around the table. If you wish to play in the big leagues, then may I politely recommend that service should be from the right & dish removal from the left. Two scallops in appetizer dish is outrageous @ $20. Increase the portion & perhaps your food cost can be distributed to other dishes to make up any difference or remove it from the menu. Also your floor supervisor & server need to be more discreet when dealing with the troublesome lady who sent her meal back. They were way too obvious in such a small room. Fabulous wine products. Apple sales for the Food Bank big plus with us all!

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SA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

I was disappointed in what you get for what you charge. No extras, like bread , no table ambience and no small side salad with your entree. I thought a birthday person may get a free dessert or something for a special occasion. Waiter was polite and atmosphere was lovely but I don't think I would return in the near future.

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KH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is our second time here and still the atmosphere is as special as the first time. Service was excellent as was our meal. A thank you to the staff for an enjoyable experience.

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JD
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Service was ok. Food was average. Our proteins were over cooked and dry. I expected better. Great wine options. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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KB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great as usual but the menu was too limited and food didn’t have the wow factor it usually does.

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H
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

We’ve dined at Quails Gate several times and really enjoyed it. This time we didn’t and we doubt that we will return.
We ordered two squash soups that were cold. The server offered to reheat or replace them but we were almost finished so we didn’t see the point. The portion was very small and NOT the best squash soup I’ve ever had.
Our main courses, chicken and trout, were good but not spectacular. We asked for a side of roasted potatoes but the server forgot to to order them. She told us that it would only take a minute to prepare them so we asked her to bring them anyway but they arrived AFTER the meal was finished. We returned them.
We ordered the apple cake for dessert. It was very good.
All this for a $159.00 meal. Very disappointed. Not the level of service and cuisine that we’ve come to expect from Quails Gate. No one offered a complimentary “anything” nor did they reduce the price of the $10 cold soup. We just didn’t feel like they really cared. There are much better restaurants in Kelowna.

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FA
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 2Ambience 1

The food is pretty. But what you see is not what you eat. The food is blend and sad.
Also the tables for two is in the worst place, not able to see the view. Waste of money.

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S
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Service was exceptional, game hen was awesome, steak was mediocre, wine was excellent.

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GB
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best dinners we've had. Fresh ingredients and innovative cuisine.

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DP
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The 2015 Boswell Syrah was exceptional
and would highly recommend it.
Our meal exceeded our expectations we will definitely make it a regular stop on our return visit.

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J
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was perfect. We have received a amazing service by Amy WOW! Thank you

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RD
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our dining experience with "Old Vines" restaurant was superb ...we were celebrating my husband's birthday and the tasting event exceeded anything we expected. Our server, a young lady whose name I did not quite get, was particularly pleasant and did an exceptional job of taking care of our table, careful to explain what each dish and wine was all about, keeping our water glasses filled and just was very friendly and efficient doing her job. The food also was exceptional, as was the wine served with each course. We just could not have had a more satisfying dining experience. Thank you for a perfect evening.

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VG
Edmonton
12 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely fabulous. The tasting menu was a very good value and the wine was superb. Highly recommend this location for the view and great food/wine and ambiance.

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MB
Calgary
14 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Like many Okananagan winery bistros this place is pricey, a bit stuffy and doesn’t quite deliver the promise made on the menu page. Both our cuts of meat, steak and wild boar, were tasty but tough. Service was fairly smooth but somewhat indifferent. End of season boredom perhaps? Amazing view, of course, but that’s to be expected. Had better food at other wineries.

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JL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My 40th birthday dinner was absolutely fantastic, very memorable. Great food and service, thank you.
Jeff L

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s
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always love joining the Old Vines Resturant at Wuails Gate. I am a member and it ads to your experience. Our group of friends emjoyed a beautiful lunch outside looking out at lake Okanagan and the vineyard. Great time 🥂

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MM
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food and wine were delicious.
Great atmosphere. Excellent service.
Very pleased.

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G
Edmonton
19 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Our dinner group all enjoyed the 4 course menu with paired wines, a great value for the wine festival! The ambience and service never disappoint.

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PO
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Ambiance chaleureuse, excellent service attentionné, repas succulent notamment l’agneau qui était hors du commun, accord met/vin parfait!
Nous y sommes retournés une deuxième fois pour le lunch et ce fut tout aussi agréable.

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MV
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent experience as always! Not my first time to this restaurant!

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SF
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I found it was very chilly in the restaurant as they were serving people outside and with the door being opened frequently it was cold for us sitting next to it.
The price of the meal was too high

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JG
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Service was slow and amateurish. Soup under seasoned. Complicated to get salt. Very small soup portions.
The wild boar Medallions tasted good but were extremely tough. These should probably be Sous Vide.
Nice views, pleasant atmosphere but mediocre food. There are better choices, especially in this price range.

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E
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had an amazing lunch today. Jordan, our server was very informative and accommodating. As well as the hostess, she was very attentive and accommodated our seating requests. Valerie did our tour and we had a wonderful experience. Coming back tomorrow, even though we didn't originally plan it :)

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MS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Food was surprisingly average.
Starters were ok but nothing special.
Main course was better.
Dessert was disappointing. Orange creme brûlée was grainy. In my opinion first rule of the custard is that it should be smooth.
Disappointed.

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b
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Ho-hum appetizer but very good main although pricey.

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B
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a very enjoyable lunch at The Old Vines restaurant. The mussels were extraordinary and the squid/heirloom tomato salad was very tasty.

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S
Cincinnati
37 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Enjoyed dinner and wine at Quails Gate Restaurant. Would recommend this Restaurant.

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BS
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Best food that we have had at Quail's Gate in many years.

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S
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

There's lots to chose from in West Kelowna but this is the complete package! Compared to Mission Hill, the food has more variety, there is more ambiance and there was a variety of types of wine to chose from.

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JB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always delicious food, awesome wine and superior service

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service

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MW
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

The ambiance is wonderful in both the tasting room & the dining room. We both ordered the bison & it was tough and not very 'heat hot' & the dish itself did not have much flavour. That being said, we would come back again & try something else on the menu as the ambiance is so nice.

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GM
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

If you want to truly experience the food and wine riches that the Okanagan is famous for, then Old Vines Restaurant at Quails Gate is your destination.

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KH
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was a very special evening that we spent at your restaurant last Saturday night. We just got engaged on top of the Rose Valley Regional Park overlooking the reservoir, in the pouring rain. We shared an amazing supper filled with delicious wine and oysters, halibut and the ribeye. We finished the evening with another bottle of Pinot at the bar talking to a nice, young bartender. It was romantic and a night we’ll never forget.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 3Ambience 3

Food was not hot , food was not a good value , service was slow , very loud environment

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