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About Quails' Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant
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."
Regional American (Northwest)
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Wine Bar Menu: Daily: from 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily 5:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
(800) 420-9463 ext. 252
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.
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.
Chef de Cuisine Nav Dhillon, Winery Chef Roger Sleiman
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.
Private Party Contact:
Roger Sleiman: (250) 769-4451 ext. 236
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
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
Quails' Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
My friend and I chose old Vines because it was a Christmas lunch. We had an awesome table overlooking the vineyard. Unfortunately the pork belly on the scallop appetizer was not properly cooked. It was cold and rubbery.. other than that it was a very pleasant experience.
Everything was perfect, from the moment we crossed the threshold. Great service, delicious food, good wine, delightful atmosphere, wonderful view - the praise goes on and on. This is as good as it gets. I'd recommend this place to anyone.
Wow. First time making it to Quails Gate! Drove by it many times and didn’t really know it was a restaurant. But it’s a great one.
Service and food on point. Will definitely host business meetings here in the future!
Wonderful meal in a gorgeous setting . Start off with a wine tasting and browse through all the great items in the gift shop. End off with a fabulous meal overlooking the vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Always a favourite.
A great seasonal menu with exceptional VQA wines.
The food was excellent. The waitress was clearly inexperienced and could not explain the menu properly. As we were more familiar with the restaurant than she was this was of no special consequence.
Outstanding service, great food and fantastic atmosphere!
Wonderful food and wine, the waitress was great! She was helpful and attentive and gave us good suggestions for choosing our meals. Meals and appetizers were large and we took some home.
lways love the setting of Quails Gate. Th Menu is always a little limiting but the quality of the food makes up for it. Service was a bit slower than normal but we were not in a rush and our server was very pleasant and knowledgable. Overall a loverrly evening out!🥂🍷
By far the best dining experience we have had in a very long time. Our service was truly amazing, with extra special care taken by all servers and the chef for someone in our party who suffers a severe celiac allergy. We can’t wait to go to Old Vines Restaurant at Quails Gate Winery again! Thank-you for a memorable dining experience.
Excellent food, interesting menu with seasonal local ingredients
My meal was excellent. It was very, very tasty. The atmosphere was great.
It was our first time at Old Vines Restaurant and we weren't disappointed. They have a flexible 3-course Farm-to-table menu for dinner and we chose to have 3 starters, 2 main courses and 1 shared dessert.
We shared the oysters which were very fresh, the seared scallop with pork belly was fantastic as was the Albacore tuna tartine. Portion sizes were good and presentation was precise and pleasing to the eye.
My wife had the Cornish game hen which was amazing, not dry and very rich. The herb gnocchi was the best she has ever had. The Rib eye was more than enough (10 oz) and presentation was artful. We order our organic pasture raised beef/lamb from a local farmer and the taste is better than the restaurant beef, however, it is still good quality. It was cooked to a perfect med-rare with good caramelization and well rested. The capers added a briny punch to the dish.
Dessert was the Cherry verrine which was light and not too sweet. Plating was playful in a mason jar.... the pistachio sponge had just enough pistachio, cherries were fab and the glace had a creamy smooth texture.
Service was a good pace allowing time between courses without feeling rushed. Our waiter was knowledgeable but didn't proactively offer wine or coffee during the meal so we had to ask throughout. Given it is a winery restaurant, I would have thought this would be top of mind.
Overall, it was a great first impression and we wouldn't hesitate to return - maybe for happy hour?
My wife & I had an absolutely wonderful lunch. It was our 49th anniversary & we wanted to treat ourselves to a moment to remember lunch. Well we were not disappointed we we greeted with a glass of sparkling wine & an appetizer that was wonderful. Our lunch was better than anticipated. The waitress was very courteous & knowledgeable about the various wines at Quails Gate.
Overall experience was a lunch date to remember.
Albeit one of the most expensive meals I've had in a while, the exceptional service and food was worth the expense. Wonderful date night with my hubby.
We had brunch and it was amazing. I will bring all my friends here when they come to visit. The view is beautiful. I will definitely try the restaurant for dinner
Great food, Great service. Nice atmosphere
Lovely afternoon lunch, food was terrific, wine was perfect! Beautiful view from our table but a little chilly.
We came here to celebrate our anniversary all the way from Downtown Vancouver. Me and my lady always love the wine from Quail's Gate, so we decided to come to the winery to grab some bottles of wine and dine in at the restaurant.
There was nothing to complain, everything went smoothly. Got a table w/ a view, the entrees we ordered were delightful (Game Hen & Bison, highly recommended), wines (dry riesling & pinot noir) were up to our expectation, & desert (pumpkin crème brûlée) was delicious.
Def would go back when we pay Kelowna a visit again!!! Wish we had one in dwntn Vancouver :(
Quite perfect. Exceptional wine pairing. Thank you for a lovely luncheon.
We went out for our 15th wedding anniversary. Quails Gate never disappoints.
Wonderful experience. I'd done there anytime. The wine was fantastic!
Had a wonderful lunch on a cold early winter day by the fireplace. For lunch they had a wonderful business lunch special with a set price for one or two courses. Foid ambiance service was fantastic!
Everything was great! We found the room temperature just a little on the cool side.
Izabella was our server, she was knowledgeable and friendly. She was kind enough to bring us tasters when we didn't know what we wanted. Enjoyed the wine and the food was incredible. Loved the soup of the day.
Nice Spot for a Business Meal.
Good Quality food, Excellent service.
Food and Service was very good. The noise level was terrible....entertainer trying to sing over already noisy crowd. Our guests wanted to leave the restaurant. Perhaps rethink this scenario.
We first went and did the wine tasting, which was an excellent lead into the restaurant for dinner. The tables are placed well for all to have a great view of the vineyards and the lake. Our server was awesome. Food was excellent. Ambience was excellent. Met and exceeded our expectations for date night.
Quality of food was great, as was the service. Not cheap, but fairly priced ... 4 apples, 4 dinners, 2 deserts, bottle of wine = $272 approx. Will go back again ... and again.
Me and my husband tried the new business lunch menu. Soup and salad were good, two main courses were average, desserts were delicious. I had running stomach not long after the meal. It’s not up to our expectations.
Your serving staff is exceptional. Well informed about wine, and local history .
We had a wonderful lunch. The restaurant is so comfortable . It was much quieter than other fine restaurants in the Kelowna area so we could enjoy our conversation together. As always, the decor is lovely and the view spectacular. We liked the new menu also...lots of items looked good. The service was perfect as usual for Quails Gate.
The food at Quail's gate was fantastic! 4 of us dined and ordered 3 different entrees that were each delicious! We enjoyed the recommended wine with our meals and thoroughly enjoyed our conversation in the warm atmosphere with stunning views. Our server was informative, friendly and efficient. Oh yes, the deserts were divine. Lovely evening.
We really enjoyed our recent anniversary dinner at the Old Vines Restaurant. The service could have been better; the server did not seem very knowledgeable about the menu, and there was very little acknowledgement around our special occasion (30th anniversary). However, the food was absolutely delicious! We especially loved the duck - it was the best duck we have every tasted! This restaurant is rather pricey, but it is worth it! I would highly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion.
Celebrated our anniversary at quails gate and was very impressed with the food and service! Location and scenery are fabulous. Highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion !
GREAT food and service!! Wine was superb 👌🏻 - this was our first date out after having our daughter and we couldn’t have imagined a better spot for supper.
We went for dinner with friends during a convention in Kelowna in October. It was late to appreciate the views of the vineyard and the lake, but the restaurant was still special, beautiful, cozy and great for chatting. The service was excellent and so was the food! Highly recommend!
I remember the restaurant having very good food. The meal on Saturday was very disappointing. The appy was good the main had very little taste.
Pork chop was 'tough' and stringy. Did not meet previous experiences I experienced here
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