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Award winning chefs, distinctive spaces, and curated BC wines and craft beers headline our diverse restaurants, among the best in BC.
TAKE OUT - GET OUT
With dining restrictions currently in place, and no indoor dining allowed in BC right now, we are showcasing our creativity with an abundance of delicious take-out and creative patios! Read our dining story and follow our social posts for inspiring take out, and places to get out: boating, lookouts, beach picnics, parks and more quirky places to explore.
Post photos of your Get Out experience and you'll be entered to win a meal on us, value of $100 at your favourite local place to eat! Entries close April 19th. Use #findingawesome @facebook | @instagram
Dining Promotions Around the Region
In addition to winning a meal on us, numerous businesses are sweetening the deal with unique offerings. Check out the following links:
- Balfour Golf Course
- Rel-ish Bistro
- Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce
- Kaslo & Area Chamber of Commerce
- Aura Spa & Salon
- Nelson Brewing Company
- The Black Cauldron
Featured Places to Eat & Drink
|Adventure Hotel - Louie's, Empire, Uptown|
|Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort - Ktunaxa Grill|
|Angry Hen Brewing Company|
|BAKE at the Village|
|Boccalino Restaurant, Motel & Cabins|
|Cantina Del Centro|
|General Store Restaurant|
|Hub Pub and Eatery|
|Hume Hotel & Spa - Mike's, Library, General Store|
|Kaslo Hotel & Pub|
|Kokanee Glacier Resort & Restaurant|
|Kokanee Springs Resort|
|Kootenay Tamil Kitchen|
|Leo's Pizza & Greek Taverna|
|Louie's Steakhouse & Lounge|
|Main Street Diner|
|Mike's Place Pub|
|Nelson Brewing Company|
|Newkey's Pub and R.V. Park|
|Port 701 Marinaside Dining and Lounge|
|Red Light Ramen Bar|
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New Deals On Now At Local Restaurants & Patios
In addition to winning a meal on us by posting a patio or take-out photo with the hashtag #findingawesome, numerous other local eateries are sweetening the deal with unique offerings.
Be on the lookout as you head out to a patio this spring for gift cards hidden around Nelson by Rel-ish Bistro. Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce is currently running a contest to win a $50 gift certificate to the restaurant of your choice and Kaslo & Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a game of take-out bingo! In downtown Nelson, Marzano is running a spring giveaway with a "That's Amore!" package deal and Cantina has 4 tacos for the price of 3 every Tuesday.
A great way to welcome the spring sunshine is to get out and golf. Here at Nelson & Kootenay Lake Tourism, we are offering a round of golf and a night of accommodation on us - make sure you bring take-out with you or dine at a pation attached to your hotel of choice: enter to win here. Balfour Golf Course is also offering a 25% discount on 18-hole green fee's when you bring your receipt from a local eatery to them at check in before 3PM.
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, brewers and shops 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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