6 special holiday feasts to enjoy in Vancouver this December

Nov 25 2019, 7:40 am

December is a stellar month to eat.

You can think of this as an early Christmas present from local restaurateurs. Here are some Vancouver restaurants serving special holiday meals for lunch and dinner.


Special Holiday Lunches

Courtesy Forage

This December, folks can enjoy a festive four-course family-style lunch at Forage. Enjoy eats like Okanagan apple and endive salad, a charcuterie board and roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the trimmings to name a few. Lunch is available at either 11:30 am or 12 noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from December 11 to 20.

Address: 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-661-1400


Minami Holiday Terrine (Courtesy Minami)

Available from November 18 to December 30, this popular Yaletown sushi spot is offering a four-course Holiday Shokai menu for $110 per person. This spread features a Fraser Valley Chicken and Pork Terrine, a selection of Aburi Holiday Sushi Selection (including signature Aburi Salmon Oshi). The main is a stunning Sous Vide Scallop Mousseline and Sterling Silver Tenderloin and Foie Gras, and it’s all finished with a Ruby Chocolate Strawberry Basil Mousse.

Address: 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-8080

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CinCin Ristorante + Bar

CinCin Bar + Lounge (Steve Li)

Indulge in an à la carte lunch menu at CinCin this year, featuring dishes from CinCin’s famed Grillworks Infierno. Reservations are available on December 2 to 23 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Address: 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Blue Water Cafe

Blue Water Cafe (Steve Li)

Head to Blue Water Cafe, one of Vancouver’s top destinations for seafood, for an unforgettable festive lunch this year. Reservations are available December 5 to 20 from noon to 2 pm.

Address: 1095 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-688-8078

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Miku Restaurant

Miku Holiday 2019 Surf Turf (Courtesy of Miku)

Miku is offering a six-course Holiday Kaiseki menu for $150 per person from November 18 to December 30. This feast includes a Tai Dashi Consommé amuse bouche, a Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, a Kaiseki Arita course with five seasonal items. For the main course, a surf and turf course of Filet Mignon and Aburi Lobster Tail and a selection of Aburi sushi. Folks will finish this meal with a holiday-exclusive Pistachio Paris-Brest.

Address: 70-200 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-3900

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Notch8 Restaurant & Bar


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Notch8’s festive buffet features eats like roasted turkey, stuffing, salmon, striploin, and Sheppard’s pie. This is available on December 6, 13, and 16 to 20 from 11 am to 2 pm for $89 per person.

Address: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-662-1900