Wildebeest (winner of Best New Restaurant and Best New Design - 24th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards) invites you to experience deliciously decadent yet simple country cooking at its finest. set against the history of the Vancouver neighbourhood of Gastown. Explore a locally-sourced farm-to-table menu paired with a diverse selection of Old and New World wines and a carefully crafted cocktail list. Set in a refurbished 19th century building, the multi-level space offers a front house cocktail bar & lounge, open-concept kitchen complete with large kitchen tables, an inviting dining room with banquette seating, and an intimately-set private dining room.
The menu focuses on delicious local ingredients prepared with the utmost integrity. Each and every component has been thoughtfully nurtured by the restaurant’s executive chef, Alessandro Vianello, from field to finish. We work closely with surrounding farms and farmers to organically raise healthy, happy animals and grow custom produce. Employing classic butchery traditions and simple, contemporary techniques, Wildebeest presents delicious menus of the season. This is food for food lovers.
Dine Out Dinner MenuCuisine Type: Canadian Dinner Menu Price: $45 Gluten-Free Options Available: Yes Neighborhood: Gastown Vegetarian Options Available: Yes
AppetizersWedge Salad Iceberg lettuce, herb emulsion, toasted hazelnuts, pears, shaved radish & heirloom carrots, spiced maple granola GF, V BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Wildebeest Semillon 2017 - Oliver, BC
orTuna Tartare Line-caught Pacific yellowfin tuna, kimchi mayo, hakurei turnips, wonton cracker GF BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Tantalus Riesling 2017 - Kelowna, BC
orWagyu Beef Carpaccio Iberico cheese, long peppercorn, arugula, olive oil, smoked yarrow salt GF BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Le Vieux Pin 'Cuvee Violette' Syrah 2016 - Oliver, BC
EntreesBC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Wildebeest Merlot-Cabernet 2015 - Oliver, BC Cache Creek Flat Iron Steak Grilled flat iron, smoked buttermilk mash potatoes, squash pureé, huckleberry jus GF
orBC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Roche 'Tradition' Chardonnay 2016 - Naramata, BC Petrale Sole Pan-seared BC sole, romanesco, lobster & harissa bisque, cauliflower purée, cilantro oil GF
orBC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Stag's Hollow Grenache 2016 - Okanagan Falls, BC Confit Duck Leg Herb polenta, celeriac slaw, sauce gribiche, cranberry, crispy kale /or/ Wild Mushroom Rigatoni Foraged mushrooms, fresh basil, grana padano, toasted pumpkin seeds V BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Unsworth Pinot Noir 2016 - Vancouver Island, BC
DessertsBC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Narrative Fortified Syrah N/V - Summerland, BC Fig & Chocolate Chocolate silk cake, fig jam, brandy-soaked figs, fig leaf yogurt, cocoa nibs GF, V
orBC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: LaStella Moscato d'Osoyoos 2017 - Osoyoos, BC Milk & Lemon Hazelnut sponge cake, milk & lemon mousse, lemon meringue, hazelnut tuile V
Special NotesWe proudly present an absolutely delicious menu from the heart & ethos of Wildebeest and our passion for creating amazing meals from the very finest in local, sustainable ingredients. This is food for food lovers.
Beverages, tax and gratuity are extra.