Christmas Holidays and the New Year are only couple of days away. We would like to share with you our insider guide to the best places to eat and feast during your upcoming trip to North Hatley in the Eastern Townships, Quebec.
Restaurant Coeur d’Or
Located at 85 rue School, North Hatley (about 5 min walk from our Bed and Breakfast, see the map)
This is the only restaurant in North Hatley that is “bring your own wine”. The restaurant specializes in French cuisine. During the Christmas Holidays the restaurant will be open on the 24th and 25th of December 2015. For the New Year, the owners Dominique and Carole have prepared a special 5 services gastronomic supper . The New Years package costs 75$ (taxes and tips are not included) per person. The celebration begins at 8PM and the restaurant remains open past midnight to welcome in the New Year.
Restaurant Plaisir Gourmand
Located at 2225, Route 143, Hatley (about 15 min drive from our Bed and Breakfast, see the map)
Located in a house built in 1860s, this wonderful restaurant is owned and managed by Éric Garand and Jinny Dufour. This restaurant will certainly delight you and make your trip to the Eastern Townships very memorable. Specialized in cuisine du terroir, chef Eric Garand focuses primarily on local produce from Quebec. As a highly skilled sommelier, Jinny Dufour will make sure you chose the perfect bottle of wine to complement your dinner.
Although Plaisir Gourmand will be closed during the Christmas Holidays (December 24th, 25th and 26th), the restaurant will be open on New Year’s Eve serving a special 7 course table d’hôte. The New Years package costs 70$ (taxes and tips are not included) per person. The dinner reservation begins at 6PM. Please note that the restaurant will close around 10PM – 10:30PM. The restaurant will not be open for the midnight celebration.
Located at 575 rue Hovey, North Hatley (about 5 minute drive from our Bed and Breakfast, see the map)
This restaurant is part of Manoir Hovey, a highly renown Canadian resort. The restaurant will be open during both the Christmas Holidays and the New Year’s Eve. The restaurant specializes in a fine Québec cuisine complemented with a contemporary taste. The Christmas dinner gastronomic package costs 75$ (taxes and tips are not included) per person.
In addition, you can enjoy Hatley’s famous Christmas Brunch on December 25th, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Click here to learn more about the Christmas Brunch.
The restaurant will also be serving a special New Year’s culinary experience including canapés with a glass of champagne, 6 course dinner with highly sophisticated and elaborate menu. The New Year’s package costs $195 (taxes and tips are not included) per person.
We hope you will have the opportunity to discover North Hatley during the upcoming holidays and indulge in many culinary experiences in our charming village.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our guests for staying with us during this year and to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful, healthy and prosperous New Year ahead.
Iryna & Mykola