The Old Bavaria Haus

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792 reviews
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German
Welcome to The Old Bavaria Haus Restaurant


This nationally acclaimed restaurant is nestled in a century old home that has been transformed into one of the lower mainland"s most popular eating establishments.

Enjoy first class European Cusine, served with flare, style and pride.

The Old Bavaria Haus has facilities for groups up to 60. We are experienced at many types of group functions from casual cocktail parties to formal dinner parties of many sizes

Weddings and anniversaries are our specialty. We have several different group menus and ideas for your special occasion.
What 792 People Are Saying
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RR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 1

Food was very good and very good value BUT service was slow and noise level was intolerable.

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B
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Enjoyable evening as always at this restaurant. Food was excellent. Ambience was great. We had a very enjoyable evening. Vodka martinis were exact to my spouse's taste. Service was a little slow but, I put that down to the restaurant filling up quite quickly. On the whole, a great dinner.

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JK
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have been coming here over the years for our anniversary and have never had a complaint about the food or the service. Very friendly staff and the chefs are first rate.

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S
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Good food. A bit pricey but worth it. Place could use some AC.

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EB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Overall good, Caesar salad could be improved a bit.

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R
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Another lovely, authentic meal at one of our favourite restaurants. One of New Westminster's finest!

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DE
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, good food. Everyone enjoyed their schnitzel. Caeser salad not great.

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MM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always, there is fairly priced and well prepared food on the menu. The service is prompt and courteous,.....and it is a change to dine in a place which is not overrun by unruly children. I have been a customer of yours for almost 40 years,..and I always chose the OBH for any special occasion which comes my way. Great place....!

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FC
Vancouver
14 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

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R
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Regretfully I had to send my plate of bratwurst back as I could not eat them. I was offered an alternative dish of Schnitzel which I enjoyed.

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A
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Dining here is always a nice experience, great ambiance, good German-style food and super friendly staff.

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OT
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our kids came for their 10th anniversary tonight which we booked for them as a surprise and they loved it! Our son in law had the rack of lamb which he raved about. Absolutely amazing dinner and restaurant. Our daughter had the Cordon blue which she loved. Couldn't thank us enough. Thank-you all for making their 10 th anniversary so special. Ron and Barb.

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SP
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Perfect place for a date. Very ambient, great service and delicious comfort food. Will come again!

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and friendly staff.

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DC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favourite place for lots of great food! There are many choices to suit all palates.

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WD
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

one of the best restaurants we go to for comfort food, never a bad meal the service is a bit slow to start but gives you time to talk then the service is a 10+, everyone needs to try this gem in New Westminster

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B
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

2 weeks ago we had a great dinner at the Old Bavaria House , food and service was great so we decided to celebrate my husbands birthday there. What a difference! The service was poor had to pour our own wine and wait for our food even though they weren't busy the food was not hot and the dessert almost uncooked.

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FT
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Late Mothers a day dinner for two generations. Fast becoming our family’s annual rendezvous place for dinner. Predictably tasty food and great service

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SD
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Have been going here for 40 or so years. Was surprised that there was an extra charge for extra sauce and for substitute of other vegetables instead of cabbage, but then no extra charge for potatoes (not a vegetable?)
The carrots were under cooked and so hard to cut.
I hope this is a one off as my family comes often for family dinners and functions.

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T
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We bring our elderly parents here so they can enjoy speaking German to the lovely waitress or waiter. The food is always very good. Hope this little gem stays around for a long, long time.

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S
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The sauce on our shrimp schnitzel was way too thick. Not as good as normal. We were put in a room all to ourselves and ended up with 2 servers. Weird.

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KB
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

Not as good as has been, I hope the place hasn’t gone downhill permanently. Food okay, service very slow (not particularly busy), washroom stinks, not sure if we will return.

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VL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The restaurant itself is located in an old house with European style decoration. Food taste is good and portion size is big enough.

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JR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was excellent!

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JG
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So impressed by everything at this restaurant. Couldn’t have picked a better one for an early Mother’s Day treat. If you love schnitzel this is the place to go. There are even vegetarian schnitzel options! Herring salad was delicious. But you are not limited to German dishes; there are chicken, beef, lamb and seafood choices too. Homemade apple strudel is also a winner. And all this in a nice homey, fairly quiet setting with attentive and very personable service.

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PE
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent... Portions are more than ample! Highly recommend!!!!

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R
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Loved the ambiance & food but the serving size of the spetzle has decreased & the potatoes were definitely NOT fried! Somewhat disappointing this time. Schnitzel & Roulade were tasty.

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C
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food and reasonable. Server was the owner, very entertaining.

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DS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food and good service!

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JM
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service was great and we will be back!

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JB
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Schnitzel was very good and the rouladen as well! Really enjoy my meal here.

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e
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was great to celebrate our friend’s 50 th anniversary with good food and service. Thanks. Elinor

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JE
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Waited 45 minutes to get our dinner. Waitress didn’t update us during our wait until 5 minutes before our food was served why it was taking so long. Even when we seated, we didn’t see our waitress for at least 10 minutes. When we finally got our food, our filet mignon and NY strip loin was raw or more than medium rare. We had to send back the steaks to get it to what we asked for: medium. The food was ok, but disappointed with the service.

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D
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We like the "rustic" German lodge feel to the restaurant. Our server was very efficient and friendly. Our table was split between schnitzels and the rouladen. Everyone enjoyed their dinner selections. Even though the restaurant was really busy, the service was still top notch and the noise levels weren't bad so we could still carry on a conversation. We'll be back.

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MW
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

I have eaten at the Old Bavaria Haus many times over the past 10 years. I always enjoy the food, atmosphere and service. They serve fairly large portions at a reasonable price.
My only comment this last visit. The red cabbage was not up to its usual standard. It almost tasted like flour was mixed into the cabbage to thicken it??? I did not enjoy the red cabbage this time. Please go back to your original recipe.

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D
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We ate at OBH before going to the musical at Massey Theatre. We have done this on an annual basis for several years. As usual we enjoyed our visit. The meal was excellent, the service attentive, helpful and quick, but not overbearing. We were there before the main rush of diners but did not leave before the tables were full and the service remained constantly efficient. We have been there in between our annual visits and have never been disappointed.

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JD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Our group has gone to the Old Bavaria Haus for dinner after the matinee productions at the Massey Theatre. We are pleased with the level of service, how quickly the food appears and the quality of the meal.
Will certainly book again next time.

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FB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I loved it. We made reservations for my wife's birthday, the service was very cheerful and friendly,...the food delicious, and presented beautifully.

We have being coming to The Old Bavaria Haus for over 30 years and have had many of family come with us over the years.

Simply put,.. it was a great.

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EI
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Once again we were impressed with the quality of both food and service. We had just finished an excellent meal and were about to order desserts and coffee when 2 women with excessive perfume came in and sat next to us. It raised havoc with our breathing and we decided we had to leave. The waitress noticed that we were distressed and took us into the next room and set us up with coffee and apple strudel. That thoughtfulness was a step above and beyond. We will certainly be back. Any guests reading this - PLEASE - no perfumes or aftershaves. Thank you.

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OT
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous classic schnitzel with red sour kraut and spätzle. Excellent value for a great homemade dinner!

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