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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
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (90 reviews)
“carrot soup” (13 reviews)
“tartine” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1350 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 411 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food wasn't as expected as per other reviews. Flat bread was not cooked served cold and lab too spicy hot.

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over a year ago we visited, loved the place, it was over priced but all restaurants in the area are over priced, we decided to go again this summer, we were very disappointed, they completely changed the menu, HUGE MISTAKE, the old menu was much...More

Thank kleeottorogers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bistro has been renovated and so has the menu. The food was very good before, but now it is Excellent, we will return many more times and highly recommend Hillside Bistro & Winery

Thank Chestunes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost every winery in the Okanagan has a beautiful property, with stunning views (providing the smoke from nearby fires doesn't hang in the valley, which it did on this trip unfortunately). Hillside certainly has a nice spot. Other then that, there really isn't much I...More

1  Thank ashle4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here after hearing a lot of positive reviews from people who had eaten here a while ago. Oh boy were we disappointed!! It sounds like they had recently changed their menu from more casual pub-style fare (i.e., we heard they had a really...More

2  Thank hippomunkeetravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the bistro after an event in Penticton. We had a lovely lunch sharing various dishes which were fresh and nicely presented. The wine was excellent and the service friendly and efficient. We all agreed it was the best meal we had enjoyed during...More

2  Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shareable dishes that are so flavorful and delicious. I'd agree with previous reviewers that dishes can be small for the price paid (for example there are 4 meatballs and a piece of bread on a plate for approx $16...I cannot remember the exact price). Great...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I went here with a big group of friends 2 years ago and really liked it. They haven't changed much and the staff are super friendly. Very accommodating. The food is really good! Great view of the water and the hills. Paintings on the wall...More

Thank gchrisjw
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This location has great food and great views. Take a tour or wine tasting, you will not be disappointed. Great for private functions too.

Thank bbrethour
Reviewed 16 August 2017

While I am biased because my wedding was here, this restaurant is still my number one. Every single time we have gone (and it has been a few), I am always left amazed at the food. They recently changed their menu so I was a...More

Thank Colleen M
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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$ 7 - US$ 28
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
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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