Canada’s lush green valleys, cool, glassy rivers, towering mountain ranges and stunning wildlife are some of the main reasons why tourists flock to this vast country year upon year. But, after a long day of hiking, walking, cycling, skiing and adventure sports there comes a time when all you want to do is eat.
Book flights to Canada and you will find produce as fresh and exciting as its vast landscapes. Where ever you go in the country, you’ll find a restaurant that you just won’t want to live without.
Truffles, at the Four Seasons Hotel, is consistently voted one of Toronto’s best restaurants. The restaurant lovely hotel features the finest in upscale dining and offers a delicious menu of French cuisine. The restaurant’s elegant and heavenly tasting signature dish is spaghettini with Perigord Black Gold served with a light truffle sauce.
Le Montrealais, located at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, is a sublime restaurant featuring decadent French cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. The seafood and meat dishes are cooked to perfection and exactly as you like them while the Sunday brunch and afternoon tea are hugely popular with diners. If you are on a budget the daily specials are a cheaper alternative to the main menu and don’t even think about leaving before trying one of their famous desserts!
Chambar is without a doubt one of the best restaurants in the city and a unique menu combination of Belgian cuisines inspired by North African tastes. The highlights are the wonderful fresh produce used to create their tantalising dishes and the extravagant selection of Belgian beers and refined cocktails.
Au Vieux Duluth is loved by locals and visitors of Quebec with its famous steaks being the main mouth-watering draw. The signature dish of the restaurant is the Au Vieux Duluth Filet Mignon, which is prepared with a secret blend of herbs and spices and served with a special wine or pepper sauce. The restaurant is so well loved in Quebec, that it has won the prestigious Consumers’ Choice Award every year since 1986.
The Ban Thai Restaurant in Edmonton is an authentic Thai restaurant, right down to the furnishings that were brought back by the owner on one of his trips home. Located in Landmark Plaza, Ban Thai is as close as you can get to Thailand in Edmonton. With a menu filled with traditional Thai delights, a tantalising treat awaits eager diners.
Murray Street may be the closest that an English-Canadian kitchen has ever come to replicating the ethos of Montreal’s legendary Au pied de Cochon restaurant in Montreal. It labels itself as your ‘new neighbourhood butcher, deli & specialty food and grocery store offering diners a great selection of locally and in-house produced boards of artisan meats, cheeses, terrines, pates, chutneys and breads.’ Chef Mitton is thrilled to be the first to bring this concept to the Capital. The Canadian’s love of super fresh produce and delicious cuisine has made this a sure fire winner.
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