Restaurant Spotlight: Bouchons Bistro

Posted by Justin Havre on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 10:17am.

Dining

Bouchons Bistro is a classic French bistro located in the heart of Kelowna’s cultural district. This elegant bistro opened in 2004 and has become a local favourite. It’s just two minutes away from Delta Grand Hotel making it a favourite for the traveller as well.

You’ll find comfort food with their French menu and elegant European ambiance. Enjoy international cuisine in your own town of Okanagan Valley. It’s had 11 years of excellence at its location at Water across from Prospera Place. Here is a look at what the Bouchons Bistro offers.

About Bouchons

Bouchons is one of the best restaurants in Kelowna located at #105-11880 Sunset Drive. It’s a first class French cuisine at bistro prices in an elegant atmosphere. The former owners of Vancouver’s ‘Café de Paris’ opened up Bouchons in 2004 where they now work their magic alongside Paris trained Chef Luc Bissonetter.

You’ll find an 800 bottle climate controlled cellar inside the beautiful restaurant and three certified sommeliers on site. Enjoy beautiful red leather booths, wooden seats, white linen tablecloths and French architectural design and artwork.

What to expect

The restaurant starts serving dinner at 5:30pm each day and does not offer lunch. They are open seven days a week all year long and feature their patio dining from May through October, which is covered and heated. It’s recommended to make a reservation, especially on weekends, and they do not suggest bringing children under 5 years old. Valet parking is available on hockey game nights and the restaurant is wheelchair accessible.

For dinner, start with the hors d’oeuvres menu featuring Burgundy snails, smoked salmon and fresh duck. Main courses will come with a bouquetiere of fresh vegetables and served with their famous “pommes frites.” Their locally baked organic French baguette is complimentary.

Enjoy soup and salad before diving into your entrée which can range from fish and shellfish to meat and poultry, or try the specialties or a vegetarian plate. Pair your meal with an excellent glass of wine before indulging in dessert including the warm chocolate velvet Gateau on zesty raspberry coulis.

If you’re looking for a wonderful dinner out at excellent prices, check out Bouchons Bistro in Kelowna.

Justin Havre

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