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About Hillside Winery & Bistro

The distinction of being awarded “Best Restaurant Associated with a Winery in the South Okanagan” is the reason why our guests keep coming back. Executive Chef Brent Pillon leads a talented and committed team that focuses on the local bounty available. Choice cuts of meat and seafood have been carefully sourced to ensure that we are supporting ethical and sustainable harvest practices on our menus.
Our beautifully prepared dishes complements our wines. We take great pride in showcasing interesting flavor combinations and ingredients that are treated simply and with respect.

The Bistro features a striking 65 seat dining area, lower outdoor patio and an upper open-air patio with breathtaking views of Okanagan Lake. (Upper patio open seasonally)

With a gracious welcome, we encourage you to sample, share and pair for the ultimate dining experience. Enjoy!

1350 Naramata Road
Penticton, BC V2A 8T6
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Northwest, Bistro

Hours of Operation:
Closed for the season as of Sunday, October 29th. We will re-open mid March 2018.

Cross Street:
Riddle Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(250) 487-1350

Website:
http://www.hillsidewinery.ca/

Catering:
Please contact our Bistro Manager to book your event.

Parking Details:
Hillside Winery & Bistro has a large main lot located just off Naramata Road. Overflow and extra parking is offered to the north of the estate.

Executive Chef:
Brent Pillon

Additional:
Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
See website for more details: www.hillsidewinery.ca

Hillside Winery & Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

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Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Tapas (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Casual (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Seasonal (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Fun (5)
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Healthy (4)
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Gluten Free Options (1)
People Watching (1)
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent service , food and wine.
Hillside is always one of my favourite restaurants.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The service was fast, friendly, and efficient. The wine tasting was a delightful experience. The food was as good as any I have ever eaten. And the cost was quite reasonable. We will definitely return as soon as reasonably possible.

Tags: Tapas, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The Third time for us and the Hillside is great and also the wines in the tasting room area are great. A tad disappointing with the Calamari dish being overloaded with filler bread thus hardly any Calamari. Service was great - all round. Cheers, Terry

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I read such good reviews on this place and was grossly disappointed! The wine and service was good. The food was awful! Definitely not restaurant quality. Wine and food are supposed to go hand in hand. There needs to be more pride taken in the kitchen to compliment the good wine.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Thanksgiving weekend meal. Food was exceptional as was service. In particular the pumpkins dessert was amazing.

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Relaxed and easy dining. Carrot soup was delicious, very smooth and creamy. Lentle fritters were very tasty, both perfect for vegetarians. The arcic char was delicious according to my partner. This is our 3rd visit to the area and our 3rd visit to Hillside and the food is definitely worth returning for. Thank you.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Delicious food and great ambiance. This is my 3rd time eating here and I have never been disappointed.

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great food on the Naramata Bench with wonderful wines to accompany.
Very accommodating waiter. Unfortunately none of the sweeping view which compliments some of the nearby winery restaurants.
Great for foodies with some uniquely savory dishes

Tags: Tapas, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Enjoyed lunch with friends here. Lovely setting and the wine's delicious. It's a tapas style menu so very small portions. Keep that in mind and do the meal family style with several plates shared.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Food was good although limited food options / selections.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Seasonal, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Really enjoyed your wines, especially the moscato which we purchase few bottles. Than had a nice quaint experience at the bistro. The calamari was excellent along side Pinot noir black cake pairing. Thank you

Tags: Scenic View, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

I am in love with the food at Hillside. Between the two of us we got the duck, the brie and the pulled pork pasta, and we shared everything. Sharing is the way to go so you can enjoy the variety of amazing flavours. We sat beside a group that had one dish to one person and I felt bad for them as they were having a delicious MEAL but missing out on a beautiful flavour EXPERIENCE. Sharing is caring.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Quick Bite
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 11, 2017

this was my fourth visit and the least enjoyable. food was just ok but didn't live up to the hype or my expectations - perhaps because the previous years were sooo good! service was wonderful - Sarah our server - was a real delight. Sadly would only give it 2.5 or 3 out of 5 stars.
Pity as I had been so looking forward to our meal.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Exceptional, creative food at this winery restaurant. Ambience outdoors and in is really nice. If you are looking for a relaxing place to have some great food, look no further.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We will return! Coffee was good, bread was good and the salads were great!! If those are good, the food will be too and it was!!

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Was dining alone but as a treat to myself for my birthday. Service was not attentive. No water offered until I asked. Seemed that my main course was forgotten as I had to ask/remind staff that I was still waiting. Food not to the same level of quality as when I had visited 5 years earlier.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Very disappointing. Upon arriving, told they had run out of menus and we would have to wait. No big deal. But then we had to wait for cutlery. Ordered clams, that weren't properly cleaned, and was biting into sand. The risotto which should have been hot and creamy, was cold and watery. Best to avoid.
In fact, best to avoid altogether.

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·Dined on August 25, 2017

Food was good, but slow service. May need more waiters some nights in order to have serviced clients more efficiently and in a timely manner.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vegan, Organic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Delicious food and wine, beautiful scenery and attentive service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

If pork belly is on the menu, just order it.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Very down-to-earth winery bistro with large selection of tapas, some large enough for a main. Fantastic scenery, tasty food, and a warm atmosphere thanks to an excellent staff. A keeper!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Casual, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Seasonal
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 (Schweiz)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Lovely place to be and enjoy delicious food and good wine!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Authentic
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 22, 2017

We had another fabulous lunch at Hillside winery and Bistro.
The view from the patio is amazing.
The menus has some amazing delight and was prepared impekably.
It's a must for anyone in the area.

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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 (London)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Delicious small and hearty bites able to share. Every dish was tasty and the Hillside wine that we paired with the food was perfect. Service attentive--just right. Fantastic setting in unique building with extraordinary views.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 20, 2017

2nd time here in the last month. This is quickly becoming our favourite place to take our out of town guest's. Great food, great service, and a awesome view of the South Okanagan Sunset.

We will be back soon...

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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Kids portions were a little small. Needed to order seconds.

Strange people dancing and recording themselves. A little uncomfortable to watch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Everything was superb!!!

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

The view was a true treasure as is the building. But the food is more then wonderful. Had the Artic Char and the Chicken something salad (can't remember). So good. Also the Key Lime Pie was amazing

Tags: Vegan, Tapas, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on August 14, 2017

This place was top shelf. Really enjoyed it and prices were reasonable

Tags: Scenic View, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 13, 2017

We had the tasting menu with wine pairings...very good AND great value for the money

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great food, nice view. Next time, we'll ask for a table on the patio.

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

I went here with a big group of friends 2 years ago and really liked it. They haven't changed much and the staff are super friendly. Very accommodating. The food is really good! Great view of the water and the hills. Paintings on the wall are beautiful.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Groups
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Awesome food and service. A little more shade is needed during lunch hours.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was well prepared had great taste all came at the correct time. Would recommend to couples or groups for a great lunch and relaxing time with friends.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Fantastic. Amazing view, service and delicious food. We had the tasting menu for two with wine pairings. A truly lovely evening. Our server "Ted" 😀 was fantastic and accommodating - sweet and funny. What more could you ask for !!! We are from far away but would come back specifically to eat here

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The food was great and so was the service. The Wagu carpaccio was one of the best dishes my family and I have had, anywhere!

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·Dined on August 11, 2017

We go to Hillside every year when we visit Penticton. It is one of the highlights of the trip without fail. Excellent food, staff are friendly, and only 364 days until I finally get to do it again.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 9, 2017

We had a fabulous dinner sitting outside on the deck. The food, salads and sopressata meatballs and chorizo and prawn risotto, and wine were all delicious. We even had room for the vanilla bean gelato and melt in your mouth shortbread... exquisite. What's not to love about looking out over the lake on a warm evening with great food, wine, and company?

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Seasonal
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·Dined on August 9, 2017

Very friendly crew and excellent service. Food tasted excellent and very reasonably priced. Beautiful scenery and setting. Highly recommended!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Delicious variety of food. Friendly, attentive staff. Great place for a nice afternoon.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
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