Vancouver

Wildebeest

  • 120 W. Hastings Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8
  • Phone: 604.687.6880

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 perfect for gatherings and larger groups.

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.

General (All)
Dining & Nightlife
Dine Out - Dinner Menu

Accessibility

  • Fully Accessible:
  • Partially Accessible:

General

  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 2012
  • Year Last Renovated: 2017
  • Maximum Group Size: 146
  • Coach Parking:
  • Group Bookings:
  • Languages Spoken:
    • Farsi
    • French
    • Spanish
  • Parking:

General

  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 146
  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 1
  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 50
  • Less than 10 min walk from Convention Centre:
  • Max Capacity Banquet: 110
  • Max Capacity Reception: 160
  • Buy Out:
  • Happy Hour:
    • Daily
  • Live Entertainment:
  • Meal Type:
    • Breakfast
    • Brunch
    • Dinner

General

  • Special Notes: 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.

Info

  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Cuisine Type: Canadian
  • Dinner Menu Price: $40
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
  • Gluten-Free Options Available:
  • Vegetarian Options Available:

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Wedge Salad (V) (GF) Iceberg lettuce, herb emulsion, toasted hazelnuts, baby vegetables, crumbled feta, pomegranate yogurt
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Wildebeest White 2016 | Summerland, BC

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Bacon & Polenta (GF) Rosemary bacon, truffled polenta, pickled onion rings, coleslaw, parmesan
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: A Sunday In August Riesling 2016 | Similkameen Valley, BC

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: Tuna Tartare (GF) Line-caught BC albacore, celeriac mayonnaise, pickled pumpkin, potato chips, capers, chives, olive oil
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Haywire Gamay Noir Rosé 2016 | Summerland, BC

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Grilled Cache Creek Striploin (GF) Smoked potato gratin, brown butter & squash purée, roasted pumpkin, pickled squash
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Wildebeest Red 2016 | Summerland, BC

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Pan-Seared BC Rockfish (GF) Fennel purée, salsa verde, roasted sunchokes, orange hollandaise, fennel salad
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Tyler Harlton Viognier 2016 | Summerland, BC

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: Confit Duck Leg (GF) Parsnip purée, handmade gnocchi, roasted parsnips, bordelaise sauce or/ Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle (V) Freshly-made pasta, foraged mushrooms, fresh sage, pumpkin seeds, cabernet sauvignon vinegar, parmesan
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Tantalus 'Juveniles' Pinot Noir 2015 | Kelowna, BC

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Chocolate Silk Cake (GF) Salt-baked pineapple, rum-raisin ice cream, toasted coconut, lime meringue
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: Unsworth 'Ovation' N/V | Vancouver Island, BC

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Yogurt Panna Cotta (GF) Blackberry compote, mint & sorrel granita
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: La Stella 'Moscato d'Osoyoos' 2016 | Oliver, BC
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