Planning your next date night and wondering where to go? Well, good news – Kelowna’s local food scene is packed with awesome spots that'll not only set the vibe but also satisfy those taste buds. Whether it's an anniversary or just a "hey, let's grab some good food together" kind of night, Kelowna has you covered. Not only that, with the #exploreKelowna Local Flavours Pass, you can collect points and win prizes for spending time with your loved one at over 30 restaurants- including the ones mentioned below. From cozy and casual vibes to elegant dining experiences – these recommendations are the perfect place to share a meal and some sweet moments with your significant other.
Train Station Pub
Step into the welcoming and authentic atmosphere of Train Station Pub in downtown Kelowna for your next casual date night! Share delicious comfort food and hearty burgers, complemented by an array of craft beers on tap. If you want more than just a meal, plan to come on a Monday evening and join in on their Tremendous Trivia night. A great way to test your knowledge together and have fun!
Embark on a romantic outing in the heart of Kelowna’s downtown cultural district with a visit to Bouchons Bistro, a culinary gem that has graced Kelowna’s fine dining scene since 2004. From the moment you step in, this elegant bistro will impress you with its authentic French cuisine, a climate-controlled wine cellar featuring the best wine from the Okanagan and France, and on-site sommeliers.
Basil & Mint
Head out to the Lower Mission and let Basil & Mint be the backdrop for your next date night. Their menu is a range of West Coast contemporary cuisine, where each dish is a blend of fresh, simple, local, and delicious flavours. Their three-course menu set features a starter, entree, and dessert- the ideal way to try a variety of items on your night out. Basil & Mint is dedicated to providing professional and attentive service, ensuring your experience is nothing short of exceptional.
Krafty Kitchen & Bar
With an always-evolving menu and engaging atmosphere, Krafty Kitchen & Bar is a unique and enjoyable dining experience. Go on a culinary journey with the Seasonal Chef Table Experience at $85 - it’s a must-try. The chefs use their creativity and skill to design a menu inspired by Canadian cuisine, featuring the best in-season and local ingredients, all while infusing Krafty's distinctive style and flair.
Maestro’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Terrace
Drawing inspiration from the Mediterranean cities and coast, Maestro’s offers a vibrant space alongside the shores of Okanagan Lake. Prepare to indulge in Mediterranean-inspired small and large plates that incorporate rich oils, aromatic spices, and hearty ingredients. Maestro’s has recently revealed their new winter menu, so now is a great time to visit and discover some delicious new items!
A cutting-edge restaurant in the heart of downtown Kelowna, Waterfront Wines has earned the title of “Okanagan’s Best Restaurant” by Vancouver Magazine for the past 12 years. The restaurant’s dedication to using local and organic ingredients shines through with fresh and tasty dishes, thanks to Chef and Sommelier Mark Filatow’s passion for partnering with Okanagan food producers. From premium wines to award-winning plates to a rotating cheese selection, it will be a date night to remember.
West Coast Grill & Oyster Bar
Transform your romantic night out into an unforgettable farm-to-plate and sea-to-fork dining experience at West Coast Grill & Oyster Bar! If you’re a seafood enthusiast, you’ll appreciate West Coast Grill’s commitment to offering the freshest and finest seafood dishes. This is the perfect spot to enjoy each other’s company and create lasting memories over oysters and a bottle of Okanagan wine.
If you’ve added any of these restaurants to your date night list, remember to download the #exploreKelowna Local Flavours Pass to earn points when you visit each location!