Best patios in Burnaby and New Westminster

May 11 2017, 4:40 pm

When the sun is shining in Vancouver, it’s prime patio time. If you’re hanging out beyond the city limits in some of the Metro region’s communities, there are still plenty of patios to hit up while the season is on.

Here are our picks for the best patios in Burnaby and New Westminster.


Cactus Club – North Burnaby

Vancouver-based upscale chain Cactus Club’s North Burnaby location boasts a nice patio, complete with their signature yellow umbrellas. Sit back, relax, and enjoy.

Address: 4219 B Lougheed Highway, Burnaby
Instagram: @cactusclubcafe


Earls on Kingsway has a pretty strong patio game. If you’re hanging out in Burnaby and need to get your patio fix, this is a pretty sweet spot.

Address: 4361 Kingsway Avenue, Burnaby

Riverway Golf Course

Considered one of Burnaby’s hidden gems, the Clubhouse Restaurant and Bistro Lounge at Riverway has a patio that offers beautiful views of the course’s rolling green hills and water features.

Address: 9001 Bill Fox Way, Burnaby


Enjoy Horizons’ patio, which is situated in Burnaby Mountain Park, among vibrant greenery, rose gardens, and Japanese totem poles. Their magnificent view in the dining room is amplified when experienced outdoors.

Address: 100 Centennial Way, Burnaby

Hart House

Located on an historic 13-acre estate, Burnaby’s Hart House offers Paciifc Northwest cuisine in a unique and elegant setting, right on Deer Lake.

Address: 6664 Deer Lake Avenue

New Westminster

Longtail Kitchen

Longtail Kitchen River Market New Westminster

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Located at the River Market right by the water, New West’s Longtail kitchen boasts the Thai-style comfort eats of celebrated chef Angus An, and a great patio when the rain holds off.

Address: #116 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Instagram: @longtailkitchen

Wild Rice

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Also in the River Market, Wild Rice has a stellar patio with water views. Hit them up for their Asian fusion fare and kick back and enjoy the scenery.

Address: 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
Instagram: @wildricebc

Hub Restaurant

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The Hub restaurant is situated in New West’s Shops at the SkyTrain station on the second level. Hit them up for daily specials, Happy Hour, brunch, or just a leisurely patio afternoon or evening.

Address:#344 – 800 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster
Instagram: @hubrestaurant

Paddlewheeler Pub

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This friendly neighbourhood pub at the water’s edge offers a terrific patio when you want to hangout in the sunshine and enjoy a few drinks and the classic pub vibe.

Address: 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

El Santo

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You’ll find some of Metro Vancouver’s best modern Mexican fare at El Santo, and also a lively patio right on New West’s Columbia Street. Sip margaritas, listen to live music, and dip into your gooey queso fundido at this stellar spot.

Address: 680 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Instagram: @elsantonewwest

Met Bar & Grill

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The courtyard patio at the Met offers guests a brick-walled and umbrella-dotted oasis for a leisurely pub-style hangout in downtown New West. Enjoy their large craft beer selection.

Address: 411 Columbia Street, New Westminster

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