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Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Here’s a look at Christmas Vancouver 2023 (BC Canada) featuring special offerings by restaurants and local businesses.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Christmas Eve is Sunday, December 24 and Christmas Day is Monday, December 25.

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Christmas Vancouver 2023: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

This list is not exhaustive and is updated as information becomes available. I try to feature as much as I can but certainly this is not all that is out there. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.

Water St Cafe

Water St Cafe is offering a Christmas Eve 3-course menu priced at $69 per person and a 4-course Christmas Day menu priced at $105 per person.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants
Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Truffle Fine Foods

Truffles Fine Foods is offering curated Holiday Heat at Home Dinners, featuring two mouthwatering options: the classic Traditional Turkey Dinner for 4, $180 or the delightful Festive Plant-Based Dinner for 4, $160.

Diva at the Met

Diva at the Met is offering a special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Feast featuring an exquisite four-course menu of delicious dishes, reimagined with a global twist. Priced at $99 per person.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

H2 Kitchen + Bar at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

Harness the excitement of the coming holidays by booking a seasonal feast at H2 Kitchen + Bar.

H2 Christmas Day Lunch Buffet With Santa, December 25
Here comes Santa Claus, right down Bayshore Drive at Vancouver’s iconic harbourfront hotel. H2’s popular Christmas Day Lunch Buffet is making a triumphant return, and this year, it’s extra-magical with a special guest from the North Pole.

This Christmas Day feast transcends tradition, with a diverse range of offerings including charcuterie and cheeses, a pasta and risotto station, and a turkey carving station with all the trimmings. From the salad bar to a West Coast raw bar, the journey includes specialties reminiscent of late-night Chinatown eats, plus H2 Smoke House offerings. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Pastry Chef Martha’s Christmas Market Sweets. The Kids Zone promises a delightful selection for younger guests, featuring fresh fruit salad, chicken karaage, creamy mac and cheese, plus festive desserts.

The H2 Christmas Day Lunch Buffet takes place on Monday, December 25, from 11:30 am to 3 pm. $155 per adult, $70 per child aged 5-12, and free for children under 5.

H2 Christmas Special, December 24 and 25
On two of the most glittering nights of the year, relax and indulge in the H2 Kitchen + Bar Christmas Special, a holiday plate that perfects the classic. Smoked Turkey Breast, accented with a 48-hour apple brine, is complemented by confit dark meat and cheddar croquettes. Cornbread stuffing, accompanied by the tangy touch of pickled cranberries, plus whipped red-skin potatoes and market-fresh vegetables, are all drizzled with sage turkey gravy.

The H2 Christmas Special is available December 24 and 25 from 5 pm to 10 pm as a feature plate, served à la carte (not family-style), for $42 per adult, $30 per child aged 5-12, and free for children under 5. H2’s regular menu will also be available. Reservations are available via Tock.

Dockside Restaurant

Dockside Restaurant is offering a Christmas Day Brunch from 11 am – 1:30 pm. Adults: $99 | Children ages 5-10: $40 | Children 5 & under: Complimentary.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Mosaic Grille

Mosaic Grille is offering dinner on Christmas Eve on Sunday, December 24th from 5:00PM – 9:30PM. This dinner features 3 course prix-fixe meal for $75.

They are also offering a Christmas Day Dinner Buffet on Monday, Dec 25th from 5PM – 9.30PM. $115 for Adult. $55 for Kids (12 and Under) & Senior.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

The lavish Christmas Day dinner returns to Fairmont Hotel Vancouver with Christmas Day Buffet Dinner set in the opulent  Pacific Ballroom. Guests will enjoy a complimentary welcome drink, and a bounty of festive themed offerings, chef-attended stations, and live music to capture the spirit of the evening. Available only on  December 25 with seatings from 5:00 p.m.

Celebrate Christmas from the comfort of your own home with an impressive holiday dinner from Executive Chef David Baarschers at Notch8 Restaurant. All you need to do is pick your order up on Dec. 24 or 25, and heat it up for your guests when you’re ready to eat. Detailed heating instructions are included.

  • Pick Up Dates: Dec. 24 & 25, 2023
  • Pick Up Times: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Option #1 – $299 – Serves: 4 – 5 guests
  • Option #2 – $499 – Serves: 8 – 10 guests
  • Price is inclusive of GST & PST, exclusive of a 3% service fee — full prepayment at time of booking
  • Ordering Deadline: December 19 at 5 pm
Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Holiday Haus Afternoon Tea has arrived at Notch8. The new Themed Afternoon Tea service will transport guests to the heart of the alpine with delectable après–inspired fare, nestled in cozy chalet décor as the warmth of the sweet and savoury bites, paired with a selection of delightful teas and seasonally inspired cocktails set the ambiance for an immersive holiday experience. Available November 22 – December 30, every Wednesday – Sunday, with seatings at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Reservations can be made online.

A truly festive Christmas Afternoon Tea awaits at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver held in the fairytale Pacific Ballroom. Available only on December 23 and 24, guests will enjoy a festive tea offering while enjoying classical holiday melodies performed live on-stage. Guests will also be surprised and delighted with a pop-up performance by Ballet BC Annex dancers and a photo opportunity for all who attend. Reservations can be made online.

Perfect for the office gathering or to catch up with friends, the annual Festive Lunch Buffet at Notch8 is back and available Friday, December 1, Friday, December 8, and daily from December 11 – 15, and December 18 – 22. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online.

Step into the charming world of Kringle’s, the ultimate holiday bar pop-up nestled within the lower lobby walls of the iconic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Embrace the spirit of the season as you indulge in festive cocktails and delectable fare, expertly crafted by the team of elves behind the making of spirits bright. Immerse yourself in a wonderland of twinkling lights and cozy corners, as the jolly ambiance of Kringle’s invites guests to savour the magic of the holidays in style. In addition to the lounge space, a limited number of semi-private spaces for groups of up to six will be available for gatherings of festive holiday cheer.

From December 1 through 31, a life-size Advent Calendar at the venue’s front entrance will unfold a delightful daily surprise– revealing exclusive daily features, lavish Champagne pours, and a host of other merriments that promise to make the season truly magical.

Fairmont Hotel Waterfront

Arc Restaurant is hosting their holiday brunch buffet on December 24 and 25.  Reservations are available from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Priced at $99 for adults and $58 for children 12 and under.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

They are also offering a 4-course Christmas dinner on December 24 and 25.  Reservations are available from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Priced at $139 for adults and $69 for children 12 and under.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

P2B Bistro

P2B Bistro is offering a Christmas Dinner to Go. $119 Serves 2 People | $425 Serves up to 10 People
+$59 for each additional person.

Whole Oven Roasted Fraser Valley Turkey or Honey Glazed Ham
pre-carved for 2 people  |  whole turkey for up to 10 people – carved upon request
Holiday Green Salad with Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette & Kale Quinoa Salad
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes & Brioche Sage Stuffing
Herb Buttered Carrots, Brussels Sprouts & Herb Buttered French Beans
Rich Pan Gravy & Fresh Orange Cranberry Relish
+ Deep Dish Cinnamon Apple PieOrder Deadline | December 22nd at 5pmPick Up | December 24th & 25th, 3-4pm

They are also offering Christmas Eve and Day Dinner.

They are also offering a Holiday Menu from ecember 1st – December 24th, 11:30 – 10pm. À La Carte or $54 Three Course + Wine Pairings.

Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier

Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier (North Vancouver) is offering a Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet.

  • Date: Sunday, December 24th, 2023
  • Seating times: 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm and 6:30pm
  • Adult – $84 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST
  • Child (6-12 years old) – $42 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST
  • Child (5 years and under) – $25 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST

They are also offering a Christmas Eve and Day Dinner priced at $65 per person.

They are also offering Christmas Dinner to Go for December 24 and 25 priced at $399 for 8 people.

  • Roasted Free Range Fraser Valley Turkey
  • Yukon Gold Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Maple Glazed Market Vegetables
  • Heritage Greens, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Sundried Cherries, Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Homemade Turkey Gravy & Cranberry Orange Sauce
  • Roasted Apple & Sage Stuffing, Artisan Rolls
  • Traditional Pumpkin Pie, Chantilly Cream, Fresh Berries

They are also offering a Christmas Day Brunch Buffet.

  • Date: Monday, December 25th, 2023
  • Seating times: 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM & 12:30 PM
  • Adult – $89 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST
  • Child (6-12 years old) – $44 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST
  • Child (5 years and under) – $26 plus 20% Service Charge, Eventbrite Fee and 5% GST

They are also offering a Festive Season Lunch from Nov 27 – Dec 22 · Weekdays, 11am – 3pm.
$36 Two Course or $44 Three Course. They are also offering a Festive Season Three Course Dinner from Nov 27 – Dec 23 · 4pm+. $58 Per Person Plus Wine Pairings.

Pier 7

Pier 7 restaurant is offering a 3-course festive menu priced at $49 per person. They are open from 10:30 am – 2 pm with a regular menu on Christmas Eve.

Hawksworth Restaurant

Hawksworth Restaurant is open for service for Christmas Eve on December 24.  Restaurant will be open from 11:30am to 3:00pm for Lunch, 4:00pm to 6:00pm for Cocktail Hour & 4:00pm to 9:00pm for Dinner.

Reservation deposits are priced at $25 per person.They are also offering a special Christmas menu on December 25.  Reservations are available from 11:30 am to 9 pm.  Priced at $190 per person.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Time & Place

Time & Place at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown is offering a Christmas Dinner A La Carte menu from December 23 – 25 and Festive Lunch Buffet from December 11 – 15 and 11 – 22.

Fairmont Pacific Rim

Botanist at Fairmont Pacific Rim is offering a prix-fixe three-course Christmas Vancouver 2023 brunch menu which includes a welcome glass of sparkling on arrival and a festive brunch cocktail to enjoy while live music fills the room. Available December 23 through 25 from 11 am to 1:30 pm.  Priced at $89 per person.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants
Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants
Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

They are also offering a Christmas Eve tasting menu on December 24.  Reservations are available from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Priced at $178 per person or $220 with wine or Champagne pairings.

Christmas Vancouver 2023 BC: Dinner, Turkey to Go, Restaurants

Showcase at Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown

Showcase is offering a Christmas Vancouver 2023 Eve and Day dinner on December 24 and 25.  Reservations are available from 4:30 pm to 8 pm.  Priced at $75 per person.

They are also offering a Christmas Vancouver 2023 Day brunch buffet on December 25.  Reservations are available from 10:30 am to 2 pm.  Priced at $95 for adults and $45 for children.

They are also offering a Weekday Festive lunch buffet on every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from November 22 to December 15.  Reservations are available from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Priced at $45 for adults and $25 for children.

Festive cocktails are also back at Showcase.  Featuring Christmas Vacation & A Wonderful Christmasthyme, plus a new addition: Polar Potion.  Drinks are available from November 16 to December 31.  Reservations are available from 12 pm (noon) to 9 pm.  Priced at $20 per drink or $115 for the Noel Cocktail Tree of 6 festive cocktails.

Oceans 999 Pan Pacific Vancouver

Oceans 999 Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting their “Twas The Night Before Christmas” dinner on December 24.  Live music is included.  Reservations are available from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Priced at $130 for adults, $126 for seniors, and $65 for children 6-12.

They are also offering a Festive Sunday Brunch on December 2.  Priced at $105 for adults, $101 for seniors, and $52.50 for children 6-12.

They are also offering a Festive Jazz Night Dinner buffet on December 2, from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Priced at $91 for adults, $87 for seniors, and $45.50 for children 6-12.

They are also offering a Winter Solstice Buffet lunch on December 6, 7, and 19.  Reservations are available from 11:30 am to 1 pm.  Priced at $75 for adults, $71 for seniors, and $37.5 for children 6-12.

The Wild Fig – Executive Plaza Hotel Coquitlam

The Wild Fig – Executive Plaza Hotel Coquitlam is offering the following:

  • Festive Brunch on Dec 3: Adult – $49, Kids (6 – 12years) $32 + Taxes & Gratuities.
  • Festive Christmas Themed Brunch on Dec 17: Adult – $59, Kids (6 – 12years) $39 + Taxes & Gratuities.
  • Christmas Eve Sunday Brunch: Adult – $59, Kids (6 – 12years) $39 + Taxes & Gratuities.
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet: Adult – $69, Kids (6 – 12years) $39 + Taxes & Gratuities.

Peake Catering | Events

This year’s Peake Feast To Go feeds four to six people without dirtying a single pot or pan: each dish is pre-cooked and comes with reheating instructions. Order by 3pm on December 18 for pick-up on December 22, 23 or 24.

This year’s Peake Feast To Go includes:

  • pre-carved sage and cinnamon-brined turkey OR yam and shiitake vegan “meatloaf”
  • focaccia stuffing, fig gravy, orange-cranberry compote
  • Brussels sprouts and kale with almonds, cranberries, feta and mulled wine vinaigrette
  • broccolini, carrots and parsnips with lavender honey, chives and hazelnuts
  • butternut squash cacio e pepe with pepper, Parmesan, lemon and chives
  • Yukon potato mash with roasted garlic and thyme
  • caramelized pumpkin tart with candied pecans and maple whipped cream
  • raisin and walnut baguette with butternut squash butter

For larger groups, optional add-on dishes include:

  • caramelized pear tatin with salted caramel mousse, coconut cremeux tartlet, spiced pumpkin cake with pecans, dark chocolate cupcake with peppermint ganache
  • roasted pumpkin soup, roasted cauliflower salad, roasted French beans
  • yam and shiitake “meatloaf”

Peake Catering | Events also offers holiday menus for 12 or more guests such as the White Winter, featuring smoked ham and a luxe mac and cheese; or the Caroller, featuring toasty paninis and steaming-hot soup. Peake’s other holiday offerings, from canapé receptions and platters to chef-attended carving and food stations (think: freshly shucked oysters or mashed-potato bars, or a station with Grass Fed Beef Ribeye with cranberry merlot jus) – help create unforgettable gatherings and memories.

H Tasting Lounge @ Westin Bayshore

H Tasting Lounge presents diners with endless opportunities to indulge in both traditional and inventive ways to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family this year.

12 Cocktails of Christmas Shopping (November 18 to December 25): Capturing all the nostalgia and excitement of last-minute Christmas shopping, a one-of-a-kind cocktail experience is delivered in the Bayshore Mall, a re-imagining of a retro shopping mall. Unwrap this festive adventure at H Tasting Lounge with the 12 Cocktails of Christmas Shopping, riffing on seasonal and international flavours. For instance, the Fast Fashion is bright and spicy with chai Campari, Swedish Punsch, nitro orange, and maple and cardamom notes.

Festive Afternoon Tea (weekends, through December 31): Guests of all ages will delight in the golden Ferris wheel on which handcrafted treats arrive in this joyous Festive Afternoon Tea presentation. Delicious sweets and savouries meet culinary artistry for 10 bites that are as unforgettable to taste as they are for the eyes. Sweet treats include The Grinch, a charcoal Paris-Brest with pistachio cassis filling; and St. Nick’s Delight, a chocolate tart with white chocolate mousse, red glaze and gold flakes. Among the savoury mouthfuls, Christmas By the Sea combines cured and smoked steelhead trout with spinach cream cheese and dill on blinis; The Festive Turkey is a bite of smoked and confit turkey leg with fresh sage on a brioche slider. Accompany this light nosh with a hot brew from O-Five Rare Tea and TEALEAVES, or elevate the holiday spirit with handcrafted cocktails.

Christmas Dinner at H Tasting Lounge or in the Winterlust Domes, December 24 + 25
Choose your holiday dinner celebration: embrace the magic of the season in the warmth of H Tasting Lounge, or select the ambiance of a cozy, heated Winterlust glass-panelled dome. 

In H Tasting Lounge, the four-course Christmas Dinner menu crafted by Chef Ivan Lau begins with the enticing aroma of fresh-baked milk buns paired with Bayshore honey-infused brown butter. Maple roasted baby beets and yams accompany your choice of Fraser Valley turkey, Pumpkin Spelt Risotto, or Wild BC Halibut. This memorable holiday meal concludes with Pastry Chef Martha Ebro’s charming Christmas Chocolate Yule Log. Available December 24 and 25, from 4 pm to 10 pm, for $100 per person. Reserve your two-hour seating via Tock, here.

Christmas at Winterlust, in the outdoor H Tasting Lounge domes, is an enhanced five-course offering including roasted chestnut, mushroom & sweet potato pithivier and The Audet Family’s Christmas Eve tourtière (named for Executive Sous Chef, Paul Audet’s family), centrepiece mains like Fraser Valley turkey or AAA Alberta beef striploin, and Pastry Chef Martha Ebro’s Christmas Chocolate Yule Log.

Available evenings of December 24 and 25 for $150 per person. Minimum spend of $600 required (before taxes and gratuity). Domes seat up to 6 guests. Reservations are available via Tock, here.

Festive Turkey Takeout & Carvery To-Go, December 24 + 25
This Christmas, H Tasting Lounge invites you to kick up your feet and take centre stage as the ultimate host, while our culinary experts craft a spectacular feast. The Festive Turkey Takeout serves 8 – 10 guests and features a whole-roasted marinated turkey cooked to perfection. Indulge in a range of traditional sides like freshly baked rosemary brioche rolls, creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, maple-glazed root vegetables, and Brussels sprouts, accompanied by house-made cranberry sauce and turkey gravy. Pastry Chef Martha Ebro’s Chocolate Hazelnut Yule Log dessert will cap off the celebration.

$479 per order. Secure your order and pick-up time by December 20 to ensure your festivities sparkle, here. The Carvery To-Go option is available for $65 per person, minimum two people.


Beloved locavore-focused Forage Restaurant is catering to guests looking to gather ’round the table with friends, family and loved ones this holiday season by offering a festive Christmas Day three-course feast at the West End dining destination on Monday, December 25.

Available as a take-out option for $55 plus tax and dine-in for $75 plus tax and gratuity, the set menu features a Baby Kale and Arugula Salad as a starter, JD Farms Specialty Turkey with Traditional Trimmings and Smoked Boneless Fraser Valley Pork Rack as an entrée and a dessert course of Sticky Toffee Pudding.

For larger groups of friends or families, the restaurant is also featuring a whole JD Farms Specialty Turkey with all the Trimmings that serves nine adults for $395 plus tax and gratuity, with limited pick-up options also available that evening.

Seatings and pick-up times for the Christmas Day Dinner service are available at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dine-in guests also have a choice of adding optional starters such as Fresh BC Oysters with kelp mignonette, fresh horseradish and remix hot sauce and Bison Carpaccio with pickled rhubarb, pesto aioli, sous vide egg yolk, sourdough crisps and Alpindon cheese.

Mon Paris Patisserie

Delight everyone on your holiday gift list with exquisite signature treats, cookies, and chocolate creations from Mon Paris Patisserie in Burnaby! Premium shortbread cookies in five incredible flavours are a scrumptious way to make the holidays even more memorable. Meanwhile, festive handcrafted chocolate gifts and stocking stuffers will immerse your loved ones in the undeniable magic of the holiday season. The Mon Paris 2023 Holiday Collection is available for pre-order and pickup now.


Glowbal is hosting a Santa brunch buffet on December 3 and 17.  Items on offer include braised short rib eggs benedict, port banger Sausages, double smoked bacon, Glowbal brunch poutine, bbq beef brisket, waffles, and pancakes.  Holiday additions include roasted turkey, rich gravy, cranberry sauce, classic stuffing, pumpkin pie, caramel apple cake and more.  Reservations are available from 10:30 am to 3 pm.  Priced at $85 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under.

Glowbal Restaurant Group’s flagship restaurant has once again been transformed into an elegant holiday oasis guaranteed to delight guests of all ages with holiday-themed décor that evokes an unmistakably festive feeling thanks to snow-kissed wreaths, Christmas trees, garlands and a multitude of glittering lights.

Out on Glowbal’s al-fresco patio, guests will be kept cozy throughout the fall and feel the full joy of the festive season by enjoying VIP seating in a one-of-a-kind intimate Winter Wonderland that features overhead heaters, privacy screens and awnings for protection from the elements.

Marche Mon Pitou

Marche Mon Pitou is offering a Holiday Short Rib Dinner for Four ($240) which include:

  • Boneless red wine braised short ribs
  • Maple roasted carrots with balsamic glaze
  • Creamy, garlic mashed potatoes
  • Delicious red wine reduction sauce
  • Mixed green salad with dried cranberries, crumbled goat cheese and our Champagne Vinaigrette
  • A 6″ chocolate turtle cheesecake
  • A bottle of Sanpellegrino

This feast for four is only available for pick-up at their location (1387 W 7th Avenue) on Sunday, December 24th between 4:30pm to 5pm, and feeds 4. Modifications and/or substitutions are politely declined.

Versante Hotel

Versante Hotel is offering the following:

Holiday Brunch Buffets at Bruno, Nov 25 – Dec 31 (Weekends Only)
Weekends are made all the more decadent at Bruno’s Holiday-themed brunch buffet. Dazzling festive décor complements a gourmet feast of: Prime Rib and Honey Furikake Fried Chicken; Pistachio Liege Waffles; a rotating sushi selection; Smoked Salmon Omelettes; Hazelnut Nutella Stuffed Croissants; and more. $69 per adult, $25 for children under 12. Available Saturday & Sunday, 11am – 2:30pm. This heavenly holiday spread is also available on New Year’s Day. View the menu and reserve online.

Bruno’s culinary extraordinaires will prepare an extra-special Christmas Brunch Buffet, Dec 23 – 25, that features all of the delights served at the Holiday Brunch Buffet, plus: Festive Spiced Ham; Sage & Apricot Stuffing; Crab Legs; a local cheese & charcuterie board; and more. Seatings available 11am – 2:30pm. $79 per adult, $35 for children under 12. View the menu and reserve online.

Festive Lunch Buffet at Bruno, Dec 18 – 29 (Weekdays Only)
For a limited time during the festive season, Bruno is offering guests the opportunity to sample a wide variety of its signature dishes with an all-you-can-eat Festive Lunch Buffet served on weekdays. The expansive spread includes: an ice bar and salad station featuring prawn cocktail, mussels & clams, classic Caesar salad, and more; a hot bar with Miso Maple Glazed Salmon, Butternut Squash Ravioli, Truffle Mashed Potato, and more; a carvery with prime rib and Rosemary & Sage Roasted Turkey Breast; and a dessert bar with Candy Cane Cannoli, Black Forest Yule Log, Spiced Cherry Tiramisu, and more. Available Monday through Friday, 11am – 2:30pm. $59 per adult, $25 for children under 12. View the menu and reserve online.

Bruno’s Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Home Experience, Dec 23 – 25 and Dec 31
Savour a restaurant quality multi-course feast in the comfort of your own home with Bruno’s takeaway Christmas dinner. This four-course menu includes: Beet & Burrata Salad; Prawn Cocktail; Rosemary & Sage Roasted Turkey Breast with Apricot & Sage Stuffing, Truffle Sweet Potato Mash, Winter Harvest Vegetables, and Butternut Squash Ravioli; and Cranberry Rhubarb Tarts with Festive Bark for the grand finale. Order a la carte for $69 per person here, For those entertaining larger parties of 8 – 10 guests, the BIG Bruno Christmas Dinner at Home is available, and includes two bottles of wine for $530 plus tax. Order here.

On Dec 31, Bruno is offering an at-home feast your holiday guests are sure to remember, with a four-course affair that includes: Scroll Loaf; Chopped Salad; Prawn Cocktail; Beef Tenderloin; Saffron Lobster Paella; Truffle Potato Gratin; Winter Harvest Vegetables; and Whiskey Chocolate Cake. Order a la carte for $89 per person, or enjoy The Big Feast, which includes dinner for 8 plus two bottles of wine for $690.

Bruno’s Enchanted Christmas Dinner Buffet, Dec 24 & 25 
Discover a thoroughly satisfying new holiday tradition at Bruno’s Enchanted Christmas Dinner Buffet, boasting four stations with: premium seafood; carvery favourites; vibrant salads; tantalizing trimmings; and housemade sweets. Seatings available 5pm – 8:30pm. $99 per adult, $40 for children under 12. View menu and reserve online.

Honey Salt

Honey Salt will usher in the holiday season by hosting daily brunch services from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 to New Year’s Day (Monday, Jan. 1) and festive gourmet Brunch Buffets on Christmas Eve (Sunday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Monday, Dec. 25) from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. as well as Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Buffets from 4 to 9 p.m.

The holiday brunch and dinner buffet services will feature a mouth-watering array of classic dishes and contemporary West Coast cuisine, chef’s carving stations, fresh-baked breads and pastries, traditional seasonal favourites and desserts guaranteed to tempt even the sweetest tooth of each guest.

Juke Fried Chicken

Juke Fried Chicken is offering a Turducken featuring Brussels sprouts slaw, cranberry sauce, and chicken gravy on a toasted brioche bun. Available December 11 to 23, or while supplies last.

The Victor

The Victor will keep spirits bright throughout the holiday season with a festive feature cocktail list that includes cozy winter warmers like Salted Maple Hot Cider (Dillon’s rye, Fernet, apple, cider, cinnamon), $19; Victor’s Signature Mulled Wine (St. Remy VSOP, red wine, winter spices), $18; and ‘Into The Clouds’ (Bacardi spiced, cloud house cold brew, espresso, eggnog, cinnamon), $21; as well as the Negroni-inspired ‘Mirtillo Rosso’ (cranberry infused Bombay Sapphire, Select 1920 aperitivo, red vermouth), $20; effervescent and refreshing ‘No Glitz Just Glamour’ (red grape infused pisco, pear, bubbles, gold flakes), $21; and spicy, smokey summer throwback ‘That’s The Summer Spirit’ (mezcal, strawberry infused Aperol, green chartreuse), $23.

In addition to its regular menu, The Victor will also showcase a special Christmas Weekend Set Menu from Friday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Dec. 26 that will offer guests a mug of mulled wine, Cheese & Onion Bread for the table, choice of appetizer and entrée and dessert course of Toffee Bread Pudding for $96 per person plus tax and gratuity, with optional wine pairing also available.

The Boathouse

The Boathouse restaurants is offering Breakfast with Santa. Take pictures with Santa, decorate your own gingerbread house and write letters to Santa – drop-in your list as you leave!

Sylvia Hotel

Sylvia Hotel is offering a Christmas Vancouver 2023 Day Brunch ($39 per person) and Christmas Eve and Day Dinner ($69 adults, $37 kids).

Pat Quinn’s Restaurant

Pat Quinn’s Restaurant is offering Christmas Turkey to Go:

They are also offering a Christmas Dinner Buffet. Adult $79 – Seniors $75 – Children under 12 $39.50.

Railtown Catering

Railtown Catering is offering holiday Turkey packages to go. Each package is fully cooked, and ready to heat-and-serve at home.

Half Size Package – $309.00: Serves five to six guests, includes half of a pre-carved sage-roasted turkey, plus traditional giblet gravy, a variety of festive side dishes, and pecan pie for dessert.

Full Size Package – $449.00: Serves ten to twelve guests, includes a pre-carved sage-roasted turkey, traditional giblet gravy, a variety of festive side dishes, and pecan pie for dessert.

Turkey To-Go Menu

  • 17 lb sage roasted turkey (presliced)
  • traditional giblet gravy
  • wild flower honey & ginger infused cranberry sauce
  • organic mesclun greens, candied walnuts, citrus segments, aged sherry vinaigrette
  • dried apricot, chestnut & brioche bread stuffing
  • maple glazed sweet potatoes
  • mashed yukon gold potatoes
  • buttered carrots
  • brussels sprouts with toasted almonds
  • house made railtown dinner rolls & focaccia bread, sweet butter
  • pecan pie

Packages will be available for pickup between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Railtown Cafe (397 Railway Street) in Vancouver on Sunday December 24th, Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26th. Orders can be picked up cold and reheated at home, or can be picked up hot between 3-5pm only ($50 hot food charge applies).

Delivery is available throughout Vancouver, Burnaby Richmond, and the North Shore for an additional charge. Spots are limited, please call to enquire for specific timing. Orders can be delivered cold and reheated at home, or can be delivered hot between 3-5pm only ($50 hot food charge applies).

Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant

Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant is offering a Christmas Day Brunch. Adults ages 13 yrs and up will be charged the full price of $160, kids 6-12yrs will be $45, 5yrs and under are free

Globe @ YVR – Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Globe @ YVR – Fairmont Vancouver Airport is offering the following:

  • Tea with Santa on Dec 8: Santa Claus is taking a quick break from holiday preparations at the North Pole to stop by for a very special Afternoon Tea in support of the Make a Wish Foundation. Say “hello”, share your wish lists and be sure to bring your camera to capture those special holiday memories. $119 per person.
  • Christmas Day Brunch featuring a festive buffet of traditional favourites and seasonal treats. $139 per person.
  • Christmas Day 3-course holiday dinner. $99 per person.
  • Christmas Eve buffet, complete with holiday classics, a plentiful seafood display, traditional carvings and house-made treats. $149 per person.
  • Holiday lunch from Dec 18 – 21: 2-course or 3-course menu with choice of appetizer and main, add on a delicious dessert. $54 per person.


Miku is offering a Holiday Kaiseki priced at $195 per person.

CAVU Kitchen Bar

CAVU Kitchen Bar (Richmond) is offering the following:

  • “Surf & Turf” Christmas Eve Buffet – $95 per person
  • Christmas Day Brunch Buffet  – $70 per person
  • Christmas Dinner Buffet – $80 per person


Starting December 1st, Okini Restaurant & Bar is inviting friends and family to gather and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with their festive gourmet dishes and libations. Discover a new showcase of winter creations including: an A5 Char Siu DonLobster Risotto, and their iconic Mini “Turkey”.

The thoughtfully crafted menu by Chef Kevin Lin is a symphony of flavours showcasing the finest seasonal ingredients of the West Coast, blending favourite Japanese traditions with modern twists to create a dining experience that captures the spirit of the season. Features include the following:

  • A5 Char Siu Don — honey barbecue glazed Miyazaki wagyu on kamameshi-style mushroom rice served with a free range egg yolk
  • Lobster Risotto — with lobster tempura, snow crab, Ora King salmon, and shiso chimichurri (recommended enhancement: Hokkaido uni)
  • Mini “Turkey” — whole roasted cornish hen stuffed with truffles, pancetta, corn, wild mushroom, sticky rice, finished with truffle gravy

In addition to their signature cocktails, the bar team led by Steph Wan adds holiday inspired cocktails

Guests can also add-on variety of signature features to their dinner, including Okini’s Salmon Belly (choice of half or full serving on kamameshi-style wild mushroom rice, served with daikon oroshi, ponzu, and charred lemon) and Salmon En Papillote (miso butter salmon steamed in parchment with sweet peppers, onion and castelvetrano olives). All dishes can be pre-ordered with 48 hours notice, full Holiday 2023 offerings can be found here.

Teahouse in Stanley Park

Teahouse in Stanley Park is offering Christmas Eve ($70 per person) and Christmas Day ($105 per person) menus.

Seasons in the Park

Seasons in the Park is offering Christmas Eve ($70 per person) and Christmas Day ($105 per person) menus.

Provence Marinaside

For those of you who do not wish to cook Christmas Dinner, Provence will be offering its popular Turkey-to-Go Christmas Dinner for pick up on December 24. Each meal is fully cooked, just heat and serve. Each meal includes carved turkey, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner roll, and chocolate fondant. Priced at $49/person.

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts is offering Holiday Dinner To-Go Packages. $135 per package (feeds two). Available for pre-order until Friday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. Available now for pre-order via the PICA website, each package is $135 plus tax and features a ready-made feast with generous portions for two hungry adults with all the trimmings in addition to traditional sides and dessert.

  • Rosemary-Citrus Roasted Turkey Breast 
  • Kale & Butternut Squash Salad
  • Buttermilk Garlic Mashed Potatoes 
  • Green Beans Almondine 
  • Honey-Brown Butter Carrots & Golden Beets 
  • Sage & Caramelized Onion Stuffing
  • Traditional Turkey Gravy
  • Orange-Cranberry Sauce 
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Holiday Dinner To-Go pre-orders will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. or when quantities are sold out, with pick-up times set for Saturday, Dec. 23 and Sunday, Dec. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pickups will be available at the northeast entrance at 1505 West 2nd Avenue just off Anderson Street.

Complimentary parking is available in the adjacent building on 2nd Avenue. Orders not picked up prior to closing time (4 p.m.) will be stored for pickup on Boxing Day, Tuesday, Dec. 26.

Sula Indian

Sula Indian Restaurant is offering a set three-course holiday lunch menu from November 20 – December 30, 2023, excluding December 25, served from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Priced at $27 per person, plus tax, the special holiday offering is available at both Commercial Drive and Main Street locations for dine-in only. Reservations are available here.  

Chez Christophe

Award-winning Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie is offering their 10th Anniversary-inspired 2023 Holiday Collection for festive gift giving and seasonal indulgence. Located in Burnaby Heights and White Rock, the chocolatier is featuring its signature handcrafted showpieces, gourmet advent calendars, gift boxes, and stocking stuffers and more.

Temper Pastry

Temper Pastry (West Vancouver) festive features for 2023 are guaranteed to help holiday gift givers get in the spirit and spread joy with an all-star lineup led by the return of Temper’s signature and perennially sold-out Chocolate Advent Calendars.

An enchanting and delicious countdown to Christmas Day, each window in the colourful art pieces hides miniature chocolates, fruit flavour chocolate domes, peppermint patties, pecan clusters, white chocolate peppermint bark pieces, salty balls and more to be discovered for $69 each. Calendars can also be customized with signature selections for $75 and up, with previous years’ calendars able to be refilled for $50 per box.

DIY Christmas Vancouver 2023 Meal Ideas

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market is helping holiday hosts get into the spirit of the season and shift into festive feasting mode via a variety of fresh-caught seafood, kits and more available for pre-order at the Michelin-recommended downtown dining destination and retail market (762 Cambie Street).

Beyond an ever-changing assortment of live oysters and raw bar features ready to go including mussels, clams and crab, frozen seafood, soups and stocks, smoked and canned seafood and a variety of salts and seasonings, new items that will be featured at the Shellfish Market for the festive season include:

  • Live and Cooked Whole Atlantic Lobster (by weight);
  • Deluxe Seafood Packs (local pink scallops, spot prawn tails, mussels, clams and Dungeness crab);
  • Shuckers’ Dozen Kits that include lemon, mignonette and a shucking knife;
  • Baked Oyster Kits;
  • Smoked Oyster or Dungeness Crab & Artichoke Dips;
  • Ekone Stocking Stuffer Sampler Packs (cans of Smoked Coho Salmon; Smoked Albacore Tuna with Lemon; Original Smoked Albacore Tuna; Habanero Hot Smoked Oysters; Lemon Pepper Smoked Oysters; Original Smoked Oysters; Smoked Mussels; and Canned Octopus);
  • Naas Foods Kelp Seasonings in Everything, Popcorn, Flakes and Smoked Flakes varieties.

Whole Foods

Whole Foods offers a variety of Christmas Feasts, Prime Rib Dinners, Beef Wellington Dinners, sides, sauces and more. You will need to select for the specific location to find out the offerings.

Holiday entertaining tips

Here are some tips on holiday entertaining including charcuterie board tips, how to cook the perfect turkey like a Chef, and virtual holiday party ideas.

Christmas 2023 Activity Ideas

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

In downtown Vancouver, the historic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver will magically transform into a holiday winterland through its annual “Festival of Trees.” A cherished community tradition for over 30 years, each year the hotel partners with the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation to deck their lobby halls with shimmering trees donated by local companies to help raise funds. This year’s festival kicks off on November 23 and is on display until January 3, 2024.

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Gift Ideas

Check out my roundup of restaurants that are offering holiday gift card deals 2023.

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