Don’t miss out on your chance to take advantage of a single drop of Metro Vancouver’s summer sun.
For those spending time outside the city limits, Vancity Buzz has compiled a list of the best places in Burnaby and New West to enjoy a refreshment or meal on a nice summer day.
Riverway clubhouse is located right on the Riverway Gold Course. In the past, the restaurant has been voted best patio in Burnaby — and with good reason. The patio looks on to the picturesque landscape of the green golf course hills. Wind down on the spacious patio and enjoy the scenic view, either for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Address: 9001 Bill Fox Way, Burnaby
Amongst lush trees in the Burnaby Mountain Park lies Horizons Restaurant, specializing in West Coast cuisine and seafood. The patio sits in the middle of flower gardens and is not far away from the Japanese totem poles in the park. Horizons is great to take a friend exploring Burnaby with a great view overlooking the city.
Address: 100 Centennial Way, Burnaby
Dine at Earls whether its for a business meeting or you’re coming back from Metrotown. Don’t be held back by the fact that it’s on Kingsway, Earls does a great job creating a patio environment that separates itself from busy traffic on the street.
Address: 4361 Kingsway, Burnaby
This Cactus Club in North Burnaby is easily accessible from Gilmore Station. With a great sound system and outdoor lounge/patio area, relax on a day out with friends or a casual business meeting.
Address: 4219 B Lougheed Highway, Burnaby
Phone: 604-291 6606
Head over to Longtail Kitchen on the New Westminster Quay for a great Thai food and a beautiful waterfront view of the Fraser river. Sit on the patio and cool off with some Sweet Thai Iced Tea.
Address: 810 Quayside Dr #116, New Westminster
Castle Neighbourhood Grill
Here’s a reason to head over to New West even if you live in downtown — to eat in a castle. This iconic structure turned restaurant closed down during the summer of 2014 but reopened for September. Sit outside on its wide open patio and look up at the giant white structure.
Address: 319 Governors Court #101, New Westminster