6 restaurants that redefine the Outaouais’ culinary DNA
The Outaouais’ identity is shaped in part by its food culture. For your next night out with friends, try one of these 6 restaurants, widely considered among the region’s gastronomical highlights.
Soif Bar à vin
Soif Bar à vin: To broaden your knowledge of wine
The reputation of sommelière Véronique Rivest’s bar is well established. Thanks to a wine list that changes every week, you can quench your thirst for knowledge. Soif Bar à vin offers several tasting workshops on various themes. And why not hire a sommelier for a private wine tasting with family or friends at Soif?
88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau
L’Huile d’Olive: Sample the maple-themed Table d’érable menu!
This hidden treasure in the Gatineau Valley specializes in seasonal menus prepared with local products. Admire the beautiful view while sipping a glass of wine from a bottle you’ve chosen from the wine cellar. Try the famous Table d’érable menu! Reservations are recommended for this popular restaurant.
353 Montée du Lac des 31 Milles, Bouchette
L'Orée du Bois
L’Orée du Bois: French cuisine at its finest
In the heart of the countryside, just 15 minutes from the city, enjoy a classic French-style meal accompanied by a selection from the impressive wine cellar. Is it the unique taste of smokehouse cooking, the local produce or the charming rustic decor? No matter, you’ll have a memorable evening. And you’ll be back to discover the famous sugar shack brunch: we’re betting this destination will become a tradition!
15 Kingsmere Road, Chelsea
Biscotti & cie
Biscotti & cie: For an enjoyable meal with family and friends
Evenings at Biscotti are memorable: good music, fine wine and exceptional food! Try the pizza made in their brand new wood-fired oven, and relax in the magnificent yurt or in front of the indoor fireplace. The children will have fun playing in the little house in the garden!
6 Scott Road, Chelsea
BBQ Shop: New location, same creative menu
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