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- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Excellent as always! Fantastic innovative food and great service!
I had not been here for several years as my last experience with the service was very bad but I thought I would give it another try. My friend and I ordered 5 small plates to share and one entree - Ling Cod. The 5 plates were very good and our server was very friendly, than came the ling cod. When it arrived, my friend cut half and put it in her plate and the other half remained in the serving plate. The fish was under cooked. It would not flake and one needed a knife to cut it. We asked the server to please cook it for another minute or two. She took both plates but came back with only one, when we asked where the second plate was - she looked baffled. She left and came back and I quote " the chef said this is the way we always cook it and if they want another one they need to pay for it" The problem was we did not want another one we just wanted our initial fish cooked a minute longer. So not only did we get attitude from the chef we ended up paying for a fish we never got as my friends half never came back.
I definitely would never go back to this restaurant again, I thought the attitude they had several years ago would be gone but it is still there with absolutely no service
We tried the chef's tasting menu and every dish was so thoughtfully and beautifully prepared and presented. Flavours were terrific. The ambiance is intimate and warm and the service was perfect. A wonderful little gem just off South Granville. We will be back next time we are in Vancouver!
Inventive (but not weird) food, based on locally sourced ingredients.
Food was lovely. Farm to table, organic ingredients. Great for sharing plates.
Only disappointing part and why I cannot rate this restaurant higher was the poor service. Our waiter was so unfriendly and quite frankly dismissive. He did not interact with us, didn’t smile (even though one wears a mask one can still see a person smile with their eyes:) and he brought down the entire fun evening we were having.
So aside from the waiter, food was great!
Service is the best in this city. Very personal and friendly. The food is good, not great, and portions are small for the price. The bottled cocktails are a delightful touch! Overall, a nice experience.
Amazing food, great service, COVID protocol enhanced.
Great spot, really nice interesting dishes, exemplary service
Like the food in general, but the portion need to be a little bit more to justify the price.
Fantastic little date spot hidden on a side street!
Innovative food with an emphasis on vegetables. We had three but they all looked good. There were two non-veg selections and we had them too. Ask if they have any special house XO sauce. We asked to buy some for home and they were nice enough to oblige. Great place! If you want to support local, consider them!
Setting and location was fantastic. $26 for a cheese board with barely a thumbs worth of cheese each was slightly disappointing. Lamb was incredible.
The ultimate special occasion restaurant in Vancouver. Wine list second to none, cocktails outstanding, service impeccable. Love this place!
Very tasty and a nice outside covered patio... It'd be nice during the fall with a heater out there.
Our server (man) was not very helpful and a bit rude to us.
Very enjoyable, super friendly and knowledgeable staff. Food was very flavorful and the cauliflower is definetely a must.
The menu was unique and the food was delicious!
The menu is quite limited these days, as are the portions. I know it must be a struggle, but they won't survive as it is now, even though what food they have is high quality.
This was our first time dining here and had heard some great things about the restaurant. We went with the tasting menu, I will say that each and every dish was executed well, however, there was no flow between the dishes...one dish I'm eating kimchi, then a Tandoori like dish...the flavours were all over the place. What maybe would have helped all of the competing flavours was if they had changed out our plates.
I will say, the hangar steak was AMAZING!!! So tender and tasty.
The server knew answers to every question we had, and she made fantastic recommendations
The menu was legit, definitely on the pricey side but a really lovely experience
Great place to experience locally inspired cuisine. We enjoyed a great evening there.
The appetizers were amazing as usual. Tonight the pork was dry and tough... unexpected. The fish is as amazingly fresh but the combination tonight of king cod, chickpea mash and tamarind broth didn’t really do it for us. Individually the flavours and execution were great, but together.... hmmmmm...
amazing, as always - fresh, ambiance, clean food - our fav spot in Vancouver
Amazing food! Great service! I have been here 3 times and each time the food was unique and sourced locally as available but equally delicious each time. I would highly recommend! The chef is a genius.
They have done a good job of social distancing all the tables and they have 3 tables outside. A safe place to eat during COVID!
We love sitting on the little patio and sampling new ideas from this inventive kitchen. We can cook good meals at home - we come here for surprises and new combinations. This is a wonderful chef forward place. Love the wine list too! Thank you. Keep cool!
The food was creative, and fresh as fresh can be. The cocktails were also fresh and tasty. Street parking was easy. Will definitely return.
Left hungry- very small portions, no covid precautions - mask etc worn by server. Food was tasty and unique- miss old menu style and substance.
We had a lovely meal in a cozy atmosphere. The food and service were outstanding, as was the wine recommendation. We felt comfortable with the COVID-19 safety precautions followed by the restaurant. We will be back again soon!
This is one of my favorite restaurants in Vancouver. The food, service, and ambiance never lets me down.
Great place, great food. I love that the menu changes, so it's a lovely surprise each time. Great cocktails and wine!
Fresh & innovative flavors
Great wine & cocktail options
Small space, small portions, very few menu options. The food is good and very nice service but something just does not add up.
Farm to table at its best. The chef always surprises with new flavour combinations and it is always fresh fresh fresh. I've been here many times and this outing I enjoyed the morel dish, and especially the shiso wrapped sushi rice. Always inventive, and always a good glass of wine ready to be paired with. It's cozy, so make a reservation.
Really delicious varieties of local food. Definitely will go back!
We had the sourdough with date and black vinegar butter, pork croquettes, kimchi puff, and the grilled spot prawns.
Thanks Marissa and the whole team for creating a safe environment, we had the best experience.
Fabulous in every way!
Restaurant was nice and everything was overall solid.
Overall a pleasant experience. One criticism would be that our dishes arrived too quickly in succession, not allowing sufficient time to enjoy each and giving us a sense of being rushed through our meal. We loved the variety of seasonal, fresh, local dishes on the menu, particularly the choices in plant-based offerings.
Farmer's Apprentice is rated 4.6 stars by 123 OpenTable diners.
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.