Christmas Dinner Menus and Events in Vancouver

A selection of Christmas dinners and lunch menus in Vancouver. Plus a round-up of holiday events happening throughout the lower mainland.  This is updated on regularly so keep on coming back to check out new additions.

Christmas Dinners and Lunches in Vancouver

Edible Canada Private Holiday Dining Menu
Lunch -$29
Elegant Midday – $39
Evening Classic – $49
Chef’s Table – $59
Family Style – $55

Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Chef James Walt and his award-winning brigade invites guests from near and far to celebrate the holidays with an a la carte Christmas lunch menu and a traditional holiday dinner for the festive day.

Lunch: December 24th and 25th, 11:00am to 2:00pm.
For a sample menu, please click here.

Dinner: December 25th, a la carte traditional Christmas dinner, 5:00pm to 11:00pm.
For a sample menu, please click here.

The Cellar by Araxi

Join us for an intimate dinner in The Cellar by Araxi during the holiday season and enjoy Chef Walt’s beautifully crafted multi-course prix fixe festive menu. Sommelier Samantha Rahn’s wine pairings elevates the occasion and makes the celebration with family and friends a memorable one.

Dinner: December 17th to January 1st (exclusive of December 31st), 6:00pm and 8:00pm seatings, $89, additional $59 with wine pairings, and $59 for children under 12. 

Bar Oso

Cozy up to the bar and spread the holiday cheer at Whistler’s Bar Oso for a delicious selection of Spanish-influenced small plates and handcrafted cocktails to savour and share. Not-to-be-missed guest favourites include the Fresh and Cured Charcuterie Boards, Wild Scallop Crudo, and Lamb Albondigas – paired with our favourite Oso Sour cocktail and artisanal Gin & Tonic, of course!


CinCin Ristorante

Indulge in an a la carte lunch menu, featuring dishes from Chef Andrew Richardson’s famed Grillworks Infierno, such as daily wood-fired whole roasts and fish.

Lunch: December 1st to 23rd, Monday to Friday, 11:30am to 2:30pm. 

For a sample menu, please click here.

Closed: December 24th, 25th, and January 1st.


Blue Water Cafe

Chef Frank Pabst’s a la carte lunch menu features classic dishes and seasonal specialties perfect for the jingle bell holidays.

Lunch: December 8th to 23rd, Monday to Friday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

For a sample menu, please click here.

Closed: December 24th and 25th, December 26th open for dinner only from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.


West Restaurant

Celebrate the holiday season with Chef Quang Dang’s three unique tasting menus during the month of December.

Lunch: 11:30am to 2:30pm, three-course prix fixe menu, $45.

For a sample menu, please click here.

Dinner: 5:30pm to 10:30pm, Holiday Tasting Menu, $150, Chef’s Tasting Menu, $98, and an additional $69 for wine pairings. 

For sample tasting menus, please click here.

Closed: December 25th and January 1st, December 26th open for dinner only from 5:00pm.


Thierry Cafe

Savour and revel in the Christmas season with Chef Thierry Busset’s renowned Buche de Noel – the holiday centerpiece at every Christmas celebration in his native France. Crafted to delight and make a big splash as the finale at your holiday table, these yule logs will be available in several flavours including Black Forest and Chestnut. Buches de Noel are available by advance order only; orders can be placed starting December 1st for pick-up on December 23rd or 24th.

Another great way to refuel during the hustle and bustle of the holidays is to enjoy Thierry’s light lunch menu and selection of festive pastries and treats. 

Closed: December 25th, modified hours for December 24th (open from 8:00am to 5:30pm) and December 31st (open from 8:00am to 10:00pm).


Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Tipsy Gingerbread Decorating
Kick off the holiday season with a tipsy twist on traditional gingerbread decorating! Guests will enjoy festive libations and canapes, and with the assistance of our Executive Pastry Chef D’Oyen Christie, decorate a gingerbread house to take home for the holidays. 19+ event
December 1st, 7pm
$70 per adult / $120 per couple

Parade Breakfast With Santa
Join us for a delicious breakfast buffet and exclusive meet & greet with Santa before the 13th Annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade! Children will have an opportunity to sit with Santa and confide their Christmas wish list before he presides over the festive parade, starting at noon.
December 4th, 8am – 10am
$40 per adult; $25 per child

Festive lunch buffet with coworkers, an intimate plated Christmas dinner with loved ones, or our popular Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Buffets. Make your visit even more memorable with our exclusive stay packages. If you want to stay home but skip the prep work of Christmas dinner, Turkey To-Go is the perfect solution. More info

North Pole Afternoon Tea
All aboard! As the steam rises from your perfectly steeped cup of tea, indulge in delectable finger sandwiches, eggnog panna cotta, scones and festive pastries created by our in-house Pastry Shop.
November 15th – January 2nd
(excluding Dec. 24. 25 & 31)
Daily sittings, 11am, 1pm & 3pm
$59 per adult; $29.5 per child more info

Yew Restaurant & Bar

Christmas Eve Dinner -$99 Menu
Christmas Day Bruch Buffet – $91
Christmas Dinner – 105

Christmas Brunch Menu– $88 4 course
Christmas Dinner Menu -$88 4 course

Five Sails

5 course holiday menu  $125


One of the best deal I have seen. Christmas Menu and reservation
Christmas Lunch – $40
Christmas Dinner – $60
Lunch is available for bookings from 11:30am – 1pm with 90 minute seatings from December 7th – 23rd, Monday to Friday for $40 plus taxes, drinks & gratuities. Dinner is available December 24th, and December 25th only

Mosaic Grille

Festive 5 course dinner menu from our Executive Chef Jeff Szombaty, all for $75



Christmas Dinner Menu – $150

Christmas Eve Dinner – A la carte

Seasons in the Park

Christmas Menu – 4 course, $75

Christmas Events

Christmas in Yaletown CandyTown November 26, 12 – 7PM

West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace Nov 18 – 20

Gingerbread Lane At Hyatt Regency Vancouver Dec 4th -27th.

Bright Nights is open Monday, November 28, 2016 to Saturday, January 1, 2017

Enchant Christmas Light and Maze Market – Nov 25 – Dec 31

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