Eat & Drink

Local, Organic and Hyper-Fresh — Coffee, Beer, Wine and Food

Award winning chefs, distinctive spaces, and curated BC wines and craft beers headline our diverse restaurants, among the best in BC.

From organic coffee roasted right here in the Kootenays to fusion plates and fine dining, you can find it in one of the more than 70 restaurants in the region.

  • Dining: Many restaurants are accessible on the main streets of Kaslo, Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort, Nelson and Crawford Bay. Try something new every night: Indian, Mexican, Italian, Greek, Thai, Chinese, and Japanese are all provided, as well as vegetarian, seafood, and gastropubs. November is Burger Month in Nelson - a must taste experience.
  • Wine and craft beer are readily available from the top vintners and brewers in the region, including organic beers from a brewery based right in Nelson.
  • Cafés: Coffee and tea has its very own culture here. You’ll find a broad range of café and bakery options in all the larger communities.

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