Just a note to alert travelers that the Castlegar Borscht Hut is expired, no longer open, Kaput, like a dead parrot.
The new owners are not Russian and they've added BBQ which is really weird when one considers that the Doukobour are vegetarians, however the owner is sticking to the recipes and continues to offer massive platters and jars of take home Borscht at relatively low...More
OK borscht - not bad, not great either, it was not the authentic Russian one (the original one should be red, as it's made of beet-root, unless you dump a jar of sour cream in it), ok pyrahi as well - though the dough is...More
My wife and I were back in the Kootenays for a week and decided to try something new. We saw some signs on the Castlegar borscht hut that they were serving authentic BBQ. After ordering our food we sat down and waited for it. What...More
The Borscht Hut is a great place for a quick lunch of homemade Russian borscht and pyrahi. We enjoyed the simple meal immensely. Be sure to plan to take home a jar of Borscht and loaf of homemade bread as well. The Doukabor influence permeates...More
We were travelling with vintage cars and although the Borscht Hut is closed on Sundays, the owners opened up to accommodate our group. They have recently taken over the Restaurant and are doing a great job producing traditional Doukhobor recipes. I had the combination plate...More