OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar

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OAK + CRU Social Kitchen and Wine Bar draws its inspiration from the bounty of the Okanagan Valley, which includes over 250 wineries and an abundance of local food producers and artisans. Located on the water and in the heart of downtown Kelowna, our guests can enjoy the energy and passion of a well-trained team while they venture on a culinary journey with spectacular views of Lake Okanagan.

Menu concepts are built on the unique and modern presentation of globally inspired cuisine with a farm to table twist. The 6,000 pound signature Fire Deck oven provides the anchor for the menu content. Every menu item will be inspiring and modern in craft, pairing well with the valley’s best vintages.

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Sun 1:30PM - 2:00PM 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 9:30PM - 11:45PM
Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 1:30PM 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 11:45PM

What 574 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.4
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4.1
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4.0
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience1

Turn the lights down 50%. This is not a cafeteria. Everything else was great.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you so much for providing your feedback regarding your dining experience. We will be sure to review this as we want to provide the best ambiance to go with our dining experience. Happy to hear that the rest of your experience was more in line with what we pride ourselves on consistently providing our guests! Thank you for dining with us and we look forward to hosting you again soon!

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BS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Knowledgeable server. Good because we had lots of questions about the amazing menu.
Excellent diverse flavours in the food.
Beautiful view in the afternoon. Would love to go back and taste all lunch items.

ME
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

The food that we had was just okay 6/10, the service kept forgetting things, although they were very nice. For me to visit a place again would mean that it had to have something truly special, be it the food, or the view/ambiance. It was a little better than average.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay. I would like to apologize for not living up to your (or our) expectations. I assure you this is not an example of the level of service we pride ourselves on providing our guests. I'll be sure to review this feedback with the team so that we can minimize any opportunity for causing similar experiences for other guests. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again and make this up in person.

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SW
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Yes I would recommend oak & cru. It’sa bit expensive but for every now and then it was a wonderful experience. Food was out of this world delicious.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you so much for this feedback. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. I'll be sure to share your compliments with the kitchen team so they know their efforts were appreciated! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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JC
Las Vegas
18 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Plenty of menu choices here. Wine list was better than average with a number of excellent local options to choose from. Service was much better than expected. All in all, a great meal with family and friends!

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for sharing this feedback from your recent dining experience. We are proud to offer a robust wine list which only offers Okanagan wines to support our local partners. I'm glad to hear our team delivered a memorable dining experience for your family and friends. Please rest assured that when looking for a great dining experience our team at Oak+Cru can be relied upon to deliver!

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CD
Calgary
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

The food and service are excellent. The seating is comfortable. Parking in that area is always a challenge. The venue was quite noisy on a Friday night but perhaps another night might be quieter.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you CarolD for providing this feedback from your recent dining experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your time with us, and we'll be sure to share this feedback with our team so they know their efforts are appreciated!

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FF
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Checked out Oak & Cru for DineAround OKANAGAN. Had incredible service and wonderful food! Highly recommend getting the wine pairings whether for DineAround or otherwise.
Ambiance is conducive to dressing up for a more survival occasion or coming in casual fur appies and drinks.
Will definitely return!

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thank you so much FoodieFanatic for sharing your experience at Oak+Cru! We are delighted to know our team was able to provide such a memorable experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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TR
Hawaii
18 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Everything is great with the food, kitchen and service.
The only improvement for me is the main dining area still feels like a generic hotel restaurant. The bar area is great and maybe there is a way to design a similar better space in the area below.
But big picture it was a terrific dinner and awesome service!

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thank you for sharing your feedback TrevorR! I will be sure to share this with our leadership so they understand your concerns. We are delighted to know our team was able to make this so memorable due to the food and service we pride ourselves on providing our guests. I'll be sure to share your compliments with them, so they know understand their efforts were appreciated, and that food and service can make up for space, but never the other way around!

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LP
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent wine and dine menu; food was very good. Pear cheesecake absolutely fantastic

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thank you LarryP for sharing your feedback! I'll be sure to share this with the team so they know their efforts were appreciated. Pear cheesecake is one of our favourites too!

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LT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We enjoyed Happy Hour. Great value on wine & we tried 3 of your apps.
We'll be back!

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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JJ
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding food and service and would highly recommend to friends and family.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 24, 2020

Thank you so much JoJo12! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience so much and look forward to hosting you and your friends and family again soon.

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MC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was awesome! It was also very cool to see a photography crew taking food and beverage pics!

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 15, 2020

Thank you MichaelC! Many great options on our menu and we want to ensure they are showcased properly. So glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. I'll make sure to share these compliments with the team so they know their efforts were appreciated. See you again soon!

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SF
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience4

It's a nice restaurant and I enjoyed dining there, however being a person with a lot of food allergies and sensitivities it's very difficult to come away from any restaurant completely satisfied. I wish the restaurant industry would branch out more with Gluten free options. Oak and Cru has a good menu, however the website needs to reflect the menu. I went there for pizza and wound up eating salad...again. It was a very yummy salad though.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 15, 2020

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by the incorrect information on our website. We have many great gluten free options on our menu for our guests (unfortunately no longer pizza) and will do our utmost to accommodate anyone's dietary needs. Again, I am so sorry we let you down on such a special occasion. I hope we have the opportunity to make this up to you in person should you choose to dine with us again in the future.

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IK
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Spent New Years there. Staff were great, the menu was delicious. We were a group of 8 and they took care of us as we rang in the new year. The complimentary bubbly was a nice touch. Thank you and cheers to 2020

SL
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

I love the gluten free options! More please. I loved the fried chicken but both my daughter and I had burps after. I loved it when you offered more pizza options--it would be great to have those options available in the evening too.

F
Vancouver
36 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

New Years Eve. Was a very nice time.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 15, 2020

Thank you for celebrating New Years Eve with us and the experience was a memorable one. Look forward to being able to provide more great experiences in 2020!

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TH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had 5 kids and 6 adults. Servers and cooks took the best care of us. Everyone was happy and well fed. Always the best food.

DG
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

It was a great experience.
Tried in the summer to get in but no luck just as a walk in.
We will be back.

DE
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was amazing and food was enjoyed by all. I would definitely recommend this location for locals and out of towner's.

OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar
Responded on January 15, 2020

Thank you so much DEBDOT22! Our team prides themselves on providing a great experience to our guests. I'll make sure they receive your compliments so they know their efforts were appreciated!

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L
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Went with my elderly parents and it was hard to have a conversation because of the noise levels. The tables seemed awfully close for a fine dining setting. Also, we got the impression that our waiter, although very hard-working, simply had too many tables to wait. This resulted in everything taking a few minutes extra in our opinion. Overall, the experience was good. Having been at great restaurants, our experience may have been a bit jaded. We would go again.

S
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience5

Normally we have great service. Tonight was a bit less so. Not sure if the large parties were expected or not but they seemed under staffed for them.

KG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We enjoyed our dinner. We happened to make Happy Hour which was unexpected and the savings were awesome! The wine was good as was the food. We all enjoyed our meals, the Halibut and baby bok Choy were delicious as was the Halibut and chips. The music was a bit loud for my 86 year old Mom but the rest of us didn’t mind it.
Overall we had a nice time with good food, wine and great service.
Thank you

OT
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was food. Wine prices are very high for the brands you offer. But overall an amazing experience.

RB
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Way too loud.....

Food and service were exceptional.

PM
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Enjoyed the fried chicken, the coleslaw was very good, as was the corn bread. Nice crust on the corn bread. The chicken was crunchy and moist - two thumbs up! The accompanying sauce complimented the meal.. good job, well done.

LK
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was a lovely reunion of a long ago sales team for the Grand Okanagan, Amy was our server and she was awesome! Good ambiance!!

Thanks Leasa

GW
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Terrific food and service. The kitchen even shared their recipe for polenta fries which were spectacular! Thanks for everything!

LP
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Nice would go back.

JH
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

The food was good, however we felt that the prices of your drinks were a bit to high for what you offered. Especially when drink choices were limited, and the garnishing with drinks were none. Ie: Manhattans are usually served with pickled pearled onions, and Martinis with olives. No garnishes on the crantinis either.

j
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience1

Reserved online and got a phone call next day saying they were full and would put us in lounge. Very noisy. Why didn’t it say full when I booked? I would have gone elsewhere. Too late to change plans. Poor!

AC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience3

Terrible service, mediocre food at a fairly high price.

CS
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience3

Usually one of our go-to places in Kelowna but unfortunately we were so disappointed this time. Service was terrible, and food sub-par compared to previous experiences. Will be thinking twice about visiting again. There are many other options out there.

RS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quick meeting before an event. Was a fun and productive meeting

TS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food and very quick service!! Would recommend it to anyone.

PM
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

The server was very good. She was very attentive to the table and had great knowledge of the menu. The pasta was over cooked, that was disappointing. The favors were there, but I expect much more from a restaurant at this level.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Way too noisy.
Tuna Tartar was not very good. Very disappointed.
Had it last time and it was excellent

d
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Oak & Cru completely exceeded our expectations for a hotel restaurant. Great food, excellent service.

KS
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service (Thanks Danna) and delicious food!

GE
2 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Was our first date and holds a special place, never disappoints always a nice meal and great atmosphere!

OT
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience1

The food was quite good but we felt the prices didn't match the cafeteria-style atmosphere. The staff was friendly but not as knowledgeable about the menu as they should be. As a Farm-to-Table menu, I would be interested to know how often the menu changes. There were many tables available for the duration of our meal so we also questioned why they would put us directly in front of the 'kitchen'. This location gave us the ability to see the dishes as they went out but it was also incredibly noisy and busy. Once the patio is reopened in the summer, I imagine the views make the decor and atmosphere issues in the restaurant a moot point. In special circumstances I will recommend this restaurant, however for the most part I would only recommend to people staying in the hotel or once the patio is open.

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