What would all that wine be without outstanding food to complement it? In Summerland and the Okanagan, the theme is local. From local meats, cheeses, fruit and vegetables, you can experience a dining sensation for every occasion, event and craving. Two dining locations, both on the grounds of Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa, are Local Lounge • Grille and The Bistro. We also have a handful of other great dining treasures to recommend from cafes to pubs, intimate dining to ice cream stands.
The Bistro at Summerland Resort
Located adjacent to the lobby at the Summerland Waterfront Resort, the Bistro is a great spot for grab and go meals and snacks. The Bistro's menu includes; hot breakfast, light lunches, soups, sandwiches, muffins, cookies, cinnamon buns and baked goodies, as well as specialty teas, coffee and smoothies. The Bistro is a great place for the kids to cool off while enjoying a scoop or two of ice cream.
The Bistro is open:
Late fall to late spring: Select weekends only
May 07 to June 30: 7 am to 3 pm daily
July 01 to Sept 05: 7 am to 7 pm daily
Sept 06 to October 09: 7 am to 3 pm daily
Local Lounge • Grille
(Located beside the Summerland Waterfront Resort)
Local Lounge • Grille, a neighbour of the Resort, is one of the Okanagan's premier restaurant and bars that merges casual sophistication with an upbeat Urban style. We feature a large selection of local BC wines, innovative cocktails and a wide selction of craft brewed draught beers. Coupled with a menu that blends classic Global styles with seasonal inspired ingredients, and a passionate team delivering exceptionally delicious cuisine. The atmosphere is often described as an Urban retreat with amazing views of the water and neighbouring wetlands. Local Lounge • Grille features a 65 seat Grille as well as a 120 seat patio and a 65 seat upscale lounge situated on beautiful Lake Okanagan.
NOTICE: Open Wednesday to Sunday - dinner service only. Brunch is served on Sundays.
Casual Dining & Cafes in Summerland
Peacock Perch Pub
A regular hang-out in Summerland, "The Perch" neighborhood pub features a 60-seat patio with BBQ. The local favourites include: wing night on Thursday, Karaoke every Friday night and baron of beef every Saturday. The Perch Pub proudly supports the Blossom Run Car Club and Apple City Cruisers.
Good Omens is Summerland's quintessential coffeehouse serving breakfast, snacks and lunch. Nestled in a residential neighbourhood, yet a few minutes’ walk from downtown, Good Omens is a rare and hidden gem. Being a coffeehouse first and foremost, our focus is on having some of the best coffee and espresso to be found in the Okanagan. We also feature an ever-changing selection of baked goods, desserts, soups and sandwiches.
Zias Stonehouse Restaurant
A Summerland favourite, Zia’s is a popular dining room for residents and visitors throughout the Okanagan Valley. The restaurant is soaked with atmosphere, which suits both casual and elegant dining. The menus offer a variety of choices including meditteranean, a large selection of seafood, pastas, appetizers, desserts and great lunch options. This unique architectural heritage site incorporates the original 1916 home into a warm and inviting dining experience. Zias décor features a cozy fireplace in winter and an old world arbor to enjoy in the summer.
True Grain Bread
True Grain Bread is an Old World inspired European bakery that specializes in fresh, local, organic, handcrafted bread. It is a great place to pick up a loaf or two, or a special goodie, for your in-suite wine tasting experience.
Just Delicious serves up the best Japanese dining experience in the Okanagan. Serving true Japanese cuisine, Just Delicious caters to both large and small, take out and delivery is available.
Located in the heart of Summerland, diners will enjoy a delightful blend of Meditteranean influenced cuisine, friendly service and warm atmosphere. Santorinis serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. They specialize in pizza, pasta and signature Greek plates.
The Beanery Cafe
What would a small town be without an intimate coffee shop, well the Beanery is that place in Summerland. Located on Main Street, the Beanery is a hot spot for coffee and drinks as well wonderful baked goods.