Celebrate in Style this Festive Season with Christmas Dinner at Whistler’s Finest Restaurants
Whistler is the ideal place to spend the Christmas holidays; the snow covered tress, the twinkly coloured lights, and the general Whistler stoke for winter makes for the perfect winter wonderland setting to eat, drink and be merry! But restaurants are filling up fast over Christmas and New Year, with many places already fully booked, so if you don’t wan’t to be left out in the cold this Christmas, be sure to make a reservation by contacting your restaurant of choice soon.
Here is a compilation of the best options available this Christmas in Whistler:
Aura at Nita Lake Lodge is offering a 4-course festive menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for $98. Choose from a selection of delicious courses that include house-cured BC trout, braised veal cheeks, and in keeping with the season; roast turkey with leek and mashed Yukon potatoes, Brussel sprouts, stuffing and gravy.
Read the full menu here.
A fantastic alternative option to restaurant dining over the holidays is to have Christmas dinner come to you! Whistler Cooks catering will deliver a delicious Christmas feast to your home or vacation suite on December 24th, ready to reheat at your convenience on Christmas day. Your feast comes with all the holiday favourites; roasted butternut squash soup, roasted free range turkey, apple and herb stuffing, roasted organic potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and much more. Not forgetting the warm sticky toffee pudding!
Christmas dinner is $42.95 per person for a minimum of 4 people, and the deadline for orders is 18th of December.
Whistler Cooks is also catering a festive dinner at the Aava Hotel on Christmas Eve, with seatings at 5pm and 8pm. Dinner is $77, or $44 for children aged 6 -12.
You can read the full menu and order online here.
Traditional Christmas dinner will be served on the evening of the 25th for $29.
Alta Bistro will be offering a couple of festive dinner options over the Christmas period, alongside their regular a la carte menu. Each year the menu changes and in the past patrons have feasted on seasonal offerings like turkey, goose, Guinea fowl and Cornish game hen.
Araxi is fully booked for the Christmas season, but if you’re quick you may be able to snag a table at The Cellar by Araxi. On offer is an elegant multi-course prix-fixe menu created by Executive Chef James Walt for $89 per person, with an additional $59 for wine pairings. There are two seatings, at 6pm and at 8pm, and this is available from December 17th until January 2nd.
A children’s menu is available for $59.
The Bearfoot offers a seasonal 3-course menu starting at $98, or chef’s five-course menu at $168. Wine pairing is an additional $138. Dinner begins at 5pm.
In addition to their regular a la carte menu, Caramba will be serving a traditional turkey dinner on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Cinnamon Bear Bar and Grille located in the Hilton Hotel has plenty on offer over the festive season. Dinners and lunches are served buffet style with plenty of seasonal dishes; seafood, soups and salads, charcuterie, cheeses and desserts.
Christmas Eve dinner will be served from 5pm til 9pm and is $75, or $30 for children 6-12.
Christmas lunch is available from 12pm til 2pm and is $55, or $27 for children 6-12.
Christmas dinner will be served from 5pm til 9pm and is $90, or $30 for children 6-12.
Children 5 and under dine for free.
Read the full menu for Christmas and New Year here.
The Dubh Linn Gate will be serving up a traditional dinner on Christmas Day beginning at 5pm, complete with roasted BC Rossdown turkey, creamy mash, house stuffing, roasted vegetables and real turkey gravy. Adults are $31 and children under 12 are $15.50.
Grill and Vine is fully booked for Christmas dinner, but you can still book your dinner for Christmas Eve if you hurry! Four courses will be served from 5pm – 10pm on the 24th and include mouth-watering entrees such as roasted rack of lamb, garlic rosemary and thyme porchetta, and seared Lois Lake Steelhead. Dinner is $85 per person.
Read the full menu here:
Located at the base of Blackcomb mountain, Milestones is sure to fill up fast over the holidays! They will be serving a classic Christmas dinner over Christmas, complete with oven roast turkey, cranberry stuffing and all the traditional sides, finished off with sage pan jus. Dinner is $27.
Merry Christmas from us here at Whistler Bites, we hope your Christmas dinner is delicious!
Read about what is on offer this New Years’ Eve in Whistler here.