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The Bistro at Hillside Winery

1350 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T6, Canada
+1 250-493-6274
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (90 reviews)
“carrot soup” (13 reviews)
“tartine” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1350 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over a year ago my lovely wife and I visited, and greatly enjoyed our meal at this establishment. While many Penticton eateries can feel over-priced, this establishment offered a lot of value for our money. More recently we returned to find they had a new...More

Thank ExecutiveChamp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for dinner on my own and booked for 7:45...the dining room was empty before 9, clearly people dine early in Penticton. My waitress was delightful but not very knowledgeable about the wines and their food pairing. I had a wondrous blue cheese with...More

Thank Linn R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice variety from the chef and always a good meal here. The dishes to share are the best. Loved the lentil croquettes.

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner and my meal was not great, it was a risotto with seafood in it. The shrimp was cut into small pieces so barely visible and risotto looked like mush. The shrimp and seafood if there was other seafood should have...More

Thank Tulips70
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We've usually had lunch in the sun at Hillside. This time we went for dinner on a chilly evening. The room was warm and cozy. Service was solid. The menu encourages sharing. That's always a pain with only two people. I wish restaurants would forget...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a tapas style meal and so we had their set menu and added the wine pairings which made ALL difference. I don't think that anyone who was expecting a large helping of anything would enjoy it. However, the selection of foods on the...More

Thank hazelclark2017
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I dropped in on this place because we needed lunch. I had no preconceptions, and had never been to a bistro before. It was a beautiful fall day, but there was a cool breeze so we found a table inside. Very tastefully...More

Thank singwrite
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were here in 2009 and thoroughly enjoyed the location, food and service. They have changed to a tapas type menu that is ridiculously high priced. Not realizing the change, we were seated but when we saw the menu we excused ourselves and left.

Thank rnneal2017
Reviewed 5 October 2017

When we arrived for dinner the impression was the essence and ambiance of an Austrian Heuriger. A perfect mixture of food and wine. Even though it is a large room, the high ceilings ensure that it is not noisy making conversation easy. There were six...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went there after a long walk quite hungry for a late lunch. They offer outdoor seating which is very nice but also indoor in case it is too cold. We decided to go for some tapas and shared them. Overall the choice was good...More

Thank 809lukash
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sonoproprioio
24 May 2017|
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Response from LeelouPoppins | Reviewed this property |
Just went again last week and noticed the highchairs as well! They recently adjusted their menu to offer more tapas-style options for snack and shares, while keeping awesome entrees on the menu as well. Always an awesome... More
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, dogs are not allowed on the patio - this is true in most of BC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T6, Canada
    (Riddle Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Penticton
  • Phone Number: +1 250-493-6274
  • E-mail
Description
Head Chef Brent Pillion and his team at The Bistro serve exceptional, contemporary wine country cuisine complemented by breathtaking views of vineyard and Lake Okanagan. Located in the heart of Naramata Bench wine region, Hillside prides itself in proving its customers with the “Ultimate Naramata Experience”. Hillside’s well-equipped cellar, under the direction Winemaker Kathy Malone, produces top quality Okanagan Valley wines destined for many markets. Unique, small-lot, and terroir-driven are terms best used to describe our wines. Our focus is showcasing hand-crafted wine made exclusively from our estate vineyards and other Naramata grape growers.
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