Just gets better and better!Another fantastic meal at Wildlebeest, the service and food continue to be stellar. The star of the evening was the pork jowl, just a fantastic dish. The butter poached turnip was definitely not the turnip Mom used to make, never knew turnip could be so tasty! Could not resist the Poutine and it was worth every calorie. No room left for dessert unfortunately - next time!11/1/2013 12:00:00 AMAll four of us in our partyAll four of us in our party are real "foodies" and each of us thought this was the best resto with the best food we have eaten in Vancouver in a VERY LONG TIME! Bravo to everyone involved with making this restaurant what it is!!! We cannot wait to return!7/4/2013 12:00:00 AMAdventurous...Great food n service. Creative presentations. Good for groups but not families. No kids menu5/16/2013 12:00:00 AMOffal doesn't have to be awfulIt's not an everyday eating experience as the food is rich and wonderful. We sat across from the kitchen - something that we as a family, love to see. It has been mom approved!
Great to see a local, new world restaurant promote good old fashioned, old world, eating habits. Please keep up your great work.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat for drinksWe sat at in the lounge are and shared a couple of appies with our drinks - all were delicious. Good energy, with everyone in the room enjoying themselves. We'll be back for longer.5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMThe pig face was possibleThe pig face was possible the best dish I have ever eaten5/9/2013 12:00:00 AMDelightful WildebeestWe loved our 1st visit to Wildebeest. The food was outstanding..........all our food selections were wonderful. The ribeye dish was superb as were the specialty veggies. The farm egg was delightful.......... ditto the croquettes.The only dish that didn't deliver to the high standards of the others was the quail which I felt was somewhat underdone. Other than that it was all fabulous especially the amazing desserts! We ordered all 3 & they were all SO SO delicious!
Our server was a lovely young woman who was totally committed to ensuring that our dining experience was as good as it possibly could be. She was very professional , knowledgable & passionate about her job. She definitely enhanced our evening.........so nice to see!5/7/2013 12:00:00 AMGood experienceWe had a group of 6 people. The concept is share plates so it is designed for groups. A friend of ours told us that 10 items would be enough for a group of 6. The food was really good, and the plates were brought out to complement one another. The service was really good and knowledgeable about the menu.
It is on the pricey side (approx $190 for two including say 5 booze drinks, tax and tip) and if you are expecting to come out stuffed, then I would suggest a 2 to 1 ratio of plates to people (i.e. 12 plates per group of 6). The quality of the food and service makes up for it I think. I would probably go back.5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMPig-nic delight!This restaurant out did my expectations. The food was adventurous but not over the top, everything was cooked to perfection. Also the marrow, short ribs, pig-nic are a must ...... well everything is. Go hungry and order a variety!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMMmmm the food... The food!Wildebeest creates innovative dishes, combining fun techniques with age old ingredients. Because the chefs work closely with the different suppliers, they can trust the ingredients to shine brightly on each and every plate. The beet salad is fantastic, with the salted pears and creamy goat cheese as beautiful accompaniments. The bone marrow is delicious, the beef short ribs a well deserved best seller. The seawater-infused hazelnuts are my new addiction! But I would give them all up to just live on the foie gras poutine forever more...5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMIt was my boyfriend and I'sIt was my boyfriend and I's first time at Wildebeest. we were looking for a restaurant with exciting and different food and we definitely found it! we had the elk tartare-->amazing, bone marrow on toast-->could have been a bigger portion but also very yummy, sweetbreads-->my absolute favourite!really yummy and will definietly have it again, and fois gras poutine--> very delicious, the portion of the fois gras was very sizeable for the cost, definitely no profit for wildebeest on that dish. we also had a ceasar to drink, and they were simply done, but spot on! which is hard to find these days.
Overall it was a very exciting and delicious foodie adventure, extremely reasonably priced and we will definitely be returning.
Thanks!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMUnique, cool and authenticWe are foodies and we loved Wilderbeest- it is relaxed and rustic but very skilled and progressive in technique- the result is foot that is profound and simple. While they are using molecular and new approaches those approaches serve to get the best out of the ingredients and aren't fussy. We did the omakase and let the chef and waiter pick our food and it was really a world class meal (we live in New York City and eat out almost everyday- but we found this place to be a real gem)4/30/2013 12:00:00 AMA Gastown Gem!Always a staple to bring my out-of-town friends to dine for dinner.
Brunch is fantastic! There is no line (rare!), it's right downstairs from my yoga studio, and I am in love with Jonny (sp?) - she is so welcoming and its like I'm coming into her house for brunch.12/30/2012 12:00:00 AM