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About Peasant Cookery

Peasant Cookery is located in the heart of Winnipeg, a food lover´s city. Providing our customers with fresh food, flavours and recipes is at the heart of what we do. Our passion for researching current food trends and updating our menus with unique ingredients has kept us at the forefront of the healthy food movement.

283 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3B2
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Canadian, Contemporary European

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 12:00am; Saturday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
King St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(204) 989-7700

Website:
http://www.wowhospitality.ca/

Executive Chef:
Tristan Foucault

Private Party Facilities:
Since we are closed on Sundays and Mondays, we may be able to provide private dining service on these days in the Dining Room. Please call for more information.

Private Party Contact:
Doug Stephen: (204) 989-7700

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Peasant Cookery Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (40)
Good for a Date (36)
Local Ingredients (32)
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Comfort Food (30)
Pre/post Theatre (30)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Good for Anniversaries (26)
Cozy (25)
Romantic (21)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Good for Groups (19)
Neighborhood Gem (18)
Authentic (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Casual (16)
Business Meals (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Fun (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Tapas (9)
Healthy (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Bar Seating (6)
People Watching (6)
Great Beer (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Scenic View (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Organic (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Unique dishes. Amazing flavors. I recommend sharing dishes in order to try more.

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·Dined 3 days ago

It was great to have our appetizer choices of soup and salad divided so that both of us could enjoy tasting each. Our server suggested it and was very attentive throughout the meal. That was a highlight.

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Afternoon Tea, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Was there with my wife and two daughters for a family get together.
Food ,atmosphere and service was outstanding.We will be back for sure.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Healthy
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Food was unique and well-prepared... the striploin steak was a bit over-seasoned for my taste but my wife thought it was perfect. Service was fantastic, and our server was friendly without being artificial, knowledgeable, and the only real complaint we had was that it was cold. Maybe par for the course when in Winnipeg in January... total bill was a bit over $100 for two (shared charcuterie platter, one pasta main and one steak main, as well as a couple of drinks), so reasonably priced for a nice evening out. We’d go back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

While we had a nice lunch friends from Portland the accoustics are very bad. There was a large table across from us who were very very loud. Very distracting and annoying

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Excellent! Nice food, nice wine card. Bilingual staff. Very friendly personnel. Typical French Canadian food: tourtiere! Nice ambience!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 27, 2017

This is our second visit to Peasant Cookery as our first time was excellent . This trip did not disappoint! We brought family to celebrate being together for Christmas and as a pre-game supper. Tortierre was delicious! Short rib delicious! Chorizo meatballs excellent! Oysters were some of the best we've ever had. Service was top notch and atmosphere was geat for us to visit but still lively enough for people watching. We are from Alberta and will definitely be back again. Thanks Melanie and Saffia, your service was the cherry on top of our meal.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 20, 2017

My husband and I were taking our son out for a birthday lunch. It's a great location for people who work downtown- which he does. The deco is pleasing and over the years we have tried various dishes. We have never been disappointed. We highly recommend it!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Good vibe but food is just okay. Service is quick but too many different servers coming and going makes it feel quite impersonal. Our main server wasn't great. Seemed more interested in performing her tasks in a timely manner than anything else. Over poured a glass of water which spilled on half the table including my friend - no apology, no clean up and left the soaked menu for us to order off of so not a great start. I have been there once before and between the two experiences not likely to rush back.

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 20, 2017

So loud we couldn’t hear one another (ridiculous round table meant we were 1.5 meters from one another). It ruined dinner.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

Overall very good but the noise levels make conversation difficult.

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·Dined on December 17, 2017

The service was excellent, my partner and I decided to share two entres and the server had them served on 4 small plates without being asked. Very unique menu and the best Gnocci I have had.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Groups, Casual, Tapas
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great service! The meals we ordered were amazing. Desserts to die for. Highly recommend it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Organic, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Groups, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Healthy, Casual, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We have been coming regularily to the PEASANT COOKERY since it opened. We enjoy the ambience, convenience /proximity to the theatres and the fantastic service. We also love the regular menu items as well as the specials that are introduced from time to time. This is especially perfect restaurant in the winter with its big windows looking out into the snowy exchange district while dining on fantastic comfort foods like home made soups, tortiere, herb fed pork chops and lots of other choices.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Healthy
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on December 8, 2017

As always, the Peasant Cookery was amazing. We had our favorite table, the food and service were wonderful. Thank you so much. See you soon.

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·Dined on December 6, 2017

These are suggestions. The food is very good and more information about where the seafood/fish is sourced and what sustainable ecologically based feed does it receive. Or any meat for that matter. I prefer animal husbandry that allows the animal best circumstances possible. What are they fed etc. Go the extra distance and have factual written information available for patrons. Help make difference and it will demonstrate care for environment as well as establishing the restaurant as a leader in areas we should all be participating to make sustainable changes. We don't have to be sheep.

Because your food is excellent in taste and presentation why is your coffee so sub standard .

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Casual, Healthy
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great service, wonderful ambiance, great menu!!! The quiche and salad greens were tasty but the quiche was a little undercooked. Generous portion and good price.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Overall the meal, atmosphere and service was well done. It became awkward though when we were asked to leave and move to the bar. I guess we had overstayed our welcome. This interaction could have been done a bit smoother.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

We are always impressed when we eat at The Peasant and this was no exception. Three of us were there to celebrate our girlfriend's birthday. We love going out together and sharing dishes so everyone gets to try several dishes. The Peasant is always very accommodating in bringing extra plates and serving utensils as we need them.

We ordered the calamari and duck bruschetta as appetizers. The calamari was cooked perfectly and the romesco sauce was delicious. The bruschetta won the appetizer round though; the bean puree adds a unique flavour and texture along with the rich duck confit.

The three of us shared the clam and bacon pasta (which I might have thought too greasy if not for the high quality olive oil they use in the pesto), the chorizo meatballs (we'd had these on our last visit and ordered again this time because they are amazing; rich, filling and extremely flavourful), and the half chicken (probably the best chicken I've eaten in any restaurant, moist well balanced flavour in the maple laquer and complemented nicely by the leek bread pudding and cranberries on the plate). We had a great bottle of wine (recommended to us on our last visit and ordered again) and we were well attended to by the personable and knowledgeable staff.

It was later on a Thursday night, so it was a bit quieter inside than during a busy service time. We always find that we can easily hold a conversation here, even when they are packed full with diners. We sat in one of the semi-circular booths that faces the street so we had a great view of the Exchange and Old Market Square while we ate. The seating accommodates the sharing of dishes very well. In the past, we've also eaten at the bar, and enjoyed watching the bartenders work and chatting with them.

The Peasant remains one of our favourite dining spots in Winnipeg. It always feels decadent but comforting at the same time. Great for a date or special occasion, or if you're simply feeling indulgent.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

As always the challenge of whether to round up or round down when considering a rating. We went to rounding down from 4.5 to 4. The main reason being that while we enjoyed our meals, we likely would not order the main dishes again.

The service, right from the greeting by the Hostess to our server was excellent. Attentive, friendly, engaged and taking time to explain things without the sense she had to 'run' away to other customers. Nicely done.The drink menu has a full listing of beers but sadly, most of them are in bottles/cans. A very limited selection on tap. The wine selection 'by the glass' however was quite reasonable.

Wed is the day to go with $1 oysters. While the oysters themselves are not that big they are very tasty. Add to that their side of horseradish is excellent. A great kick but without being sharp or cruel(ie the natural horseradish that clears your sinuses for a month)

The bison meatloaf was 'okay'. It was very dense and almost dry. I understand that bison is a very lean meat but still, it was not melt in your mouth tender, rather a bit chewy. The saving grace was the shiitake mushroom gravy. They brought me an extra portion and that made all the difference. The mashed, beets, beans etc were nicely cooked and hot.The Skrei Cod was very meaty and one could really taste the bacon in the chicken bacon broth. While it was nice at the start, it almost over-powered to taste of the cod by the end of the portion. As mentioned, we enjoyed our mains but we would not order again. The sides on both dishes were excellent.

We saved room for a bit of decadence, the Chocolate Pot de Crème. It was so rich and scrumptious I can't imagine how one person could finish it and still be able to walk out of the restaurant. One minor point is that it was a bit too 'cool' making the custard a little dense; however the biscotti was to die for. That I could eat all night.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 27, 2017

The baguette underpinning my pickerel was stale. The pickerel was excellent as was the aioli. The fresh cut bread was satisfactory. The green salad had subtle variety in taste and texture. The waiter was attentive if a little stiff. The general ambiance was agreeably quiet especially when the the bar server at my request turned down the volume of the canned music.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

We were disappointed with our meals. Following the server’s recommendation, I ordered the bison meatloaf. It was tasty but very dry. I know that bison is very lean but there ought to be a way for the meatloaf to be juicy. A small amount of gravy was served with the meatloaf but given how dry it was, more gravy was clearly needed. My dinner companion ordered the lamb pie. She was surprised when the dish arrived with a curried mashed potato (and no pastry) on the top of the pie.

It has been a while since I had a meal at Peasant Cookery. I won’t rush back.

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Very good as usual. Very good as usual. Very good as usual. (has to be 50 characters!)

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our meals were fantatstic ... especially the Duck Brushetta appetizer. The Peasant Sour cocktail was fabulous.

Tags: Casual, Tapas, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Everything about the dining experience at Peasant Cookery was fantastic. One minor beef... The table was near the door, so cold/drafty when other diners came in.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Really good food and great service!!

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great service, good food and close to the Theatre!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Fantastic food, great atmosphere, great service.

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Wonderful all around!

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

The ambience was very cozy and relaxed. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious! Our of province guests very much enjoyed their evening out at the Peasant Cookery in Winnipeg. We will definitely be coming back again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Delicious food . Very accommodating for my vegan daughter . The chef made her something off the menu .
I can’t wait to go back

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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Easily our favourite restaurant in the city. Friendly, personable service, phenomenal food, creative cocktails, and a wide variety of house cured meats and cheeses. Most excellent.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We often go to Peasant Cookery before the theater or a Jet's game. The food and service is always fabulous. Great home-style cooking - only much better! Highly recommend it for couples or adult friends.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The service was very attentive and the waitress knew her menu well. She was able to describe the different dishes we asked about and gave sound recommendations based on our preferences. The food was delicious and well prepared. The deconstructed cheese cake dessert was outstanding. We will be back.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 8, 2017

This was my first time going to this restaurant, and I was celebrating my birthday. The food presentation was really exceptional and the food was tasty and came out with perfect timing. Our waitress was very friendly. Would go back as there are items on the menu I would like to try.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

The service from start to finish was world class. Our server made appropriate recommendations and suggestions for wine, beer, and food. He and the manager engaged one person in our party in a conversation about her disappointment in the lack of Cdn wines avail on the wine list. Above all, we appreciated the attention to detail at our table, specifically providing the flatware needed for each of our food items and not requiring us to reuse flatware for multiple courses. Overall, a phenomenal experience. Thank you!!

Tags: Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Delicious food as always! Shared some small plates and a bottle of wine with a friend. Prices were reasonable for the quality of food. Lovely atmosphere

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I had the bison meatloaf - it was tasty and very filling. I'm surprised that such a popular restaurant does not have daily specials. Their menu hasn't changed in a few years; it's time they did alter it. I go here because it's close to MTC. In winter it has a cozy feel.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Manitoba)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Fantastic place, good portions and great cheese. Worth going to celebrate or for a date.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I come to the Peasant Cookery every time I visit Winnipeg with friends. I love the laid-back atmosphere and the feeling that you can sit and visit for hours and no one will mind. I have severe food allergies and the staff always takes excellent care of me!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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