Everybody’s always talking about the night before Christmas, but what about the morning after?
No one wants to wake up on the 25th to a sink full of dishes, empty bottles of wine, and Christmas crackers in shambles on the hardwood, but we all want to live it up before Saint Nick makes a stop at our homes.
Luckily, there are some Vancouver restaurants serving delicious dinners on the 24th, so you can move your Christmas Eve dinner party to one of these venues and live it up with no fear of having to clean up the aftermath of the ‘night before’ festivities.
Here are 11 Vancouver restaurants serving Christmas Eve dinner.
Bauhaus’ Christmas Eve Menu features four courses with butter poached lobster, cod, braised beef, and nougat parfait. Head here to enjoy this special menu of German fusion cuisine and seasonal bespoke cocktails from noon to close. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
Address: 1 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Market by Jean-Georges offers a memorable dining experience for Christmas Eve. Enjoy a prix fixe five-course dinner menu which includes a glass of Prosecco. Reservations can be made by phone.
Price: $98 per person
Address: 1115 Alberni Street, Vancouver
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For Christmas Eve Boulevard is offering a festive three-course menu that is available in addition to their seasonal à la carte menu which features a spiced pumpkin soup, slow-roasted turkey with pine nut, apricot, and brioche stuffing, Yukon gold potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, giblet gravy, and pistachio and cherry Bûche de Noël for dessert. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
Price: $68 per person
Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
On December 24th YEW’s classic Christmas Eve Dinner will be offered from 5 to 10 pm. Enjoy a three-course holiday feast that will feature roasted duck breast, roasted sea scallops and braised short rib, a choice of soup or salad and lastly, dessert. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
Price: $99 per person
Address: 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
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Head to the second floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim to enjoy ORU’s last Christmas Eve Buffet before the restaurant closes its doors in early January. Diners are invited to get in on all the festive eats ORU has to offer from 5 to 10 pm. Reservations can be made by email at [email protected], or by phone.
Price: $108 per person
Address: 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
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Dockside Restaurant at Granville Island is offering a traditional turkey dinner on December 24th. This dinner features roasted maple brined turkey breast and leg roll with cauliflower puree, roasted fingerling potatoes, market vegetables, cranberry orange chutney, and pan gravy. Reservations can be made by phone.
Price: $30 per person
Address: 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Forage’s special holiday dinner is only available the 24th and 25th of December. This meal features grilled kale salad with caramelized apples, a charcuterie board with cured meats and salmon, a roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the trimmings, and for dessert, sticky toffee pudding with ginger eggnog ice cream. Forage’s hot spiced mulled wine will also be available during Christmas Eve dinner service. Reservations can be made by phone.
Price: $60 per person
Address: 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
You can head to West from 5:30 to 10:30 pm to enjoy one of restaurant’s holiday menu offerings before the venue closes on the 25th. Chef Quang Dang’s unique holiday menus include a holiday tasting menu and a chef’s tasting menu. Reservations can be made online or by phone.
Price: Holiday Tasting Menu, $150; Chef’s Tasting Menu, $98 and an additional $69 for wine pairings
Address: 2881 Granville Street, Vancouver
Enjoy CIBO Executive Chef Ryan Byrd’s unique Christmas Eve dinner menu which includes aa baccala fritter, octopus terrine, branzino, tagliolini, cacciucco, scallop crudo, and a cannoli. Reservations can be made by emailing [email protected] or by phone.
Price: $89 per person
Address: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
The holiday tasting menu at The Hawksworth will be available from Dec 23rd to the 30th, meaning this delicious spread will indeed be offered on Christmas Eve. The festive feast will feature poached prawns, pan roasted scallops, beef neck cavatelli, and Fraser Valley pheasant breast or sablefish as a main. The meal will be finished with a delicious chocolate tart and there is an option for a wine pairing as well. Reservations can be made emailing [email protected] or by phone.
Price: $98 per person, $156 with wine pairing
Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Hart House Restaurant is offering a festive three-course menu for Christmas Eve dinner with various seatings. Hart House has a festive menu featuring roasted cauliflower and leek soup, sous vide beef tenderloin, olive oil poached arctic char, and an eggnog panna cotta tart to name a few. Reservations can be made by phone.
Price: $75 per person
Address: 6664 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby