Set Current Location
An ideal spot for celebrating a special occasion in the company of great food and good drinks, the Chives Canadian Bistro is a haunt for locals and travelers alike. A team of talented chefs, who are known to create magic with local ingredients, are at your service here and every dish that comes out from their kitchen is nothing less than a work of art. Quintessential Canadian charm that reflects in the menu can also be imbibed in the ambiance that surrounds diners. Romantic, elegant, upscale and classy, one falls short of adjectives to describe this marvelous dining spot.
Housed in the fabulous The Prince George Hotel, Gio is a restaurant that's synonymous with an immensely enjoyable experience. Chic and sophisticated, replete with elegant decor and walls donned with beautiful artwork, the serene and stylish ambiance of this restaurants makes it ideal for a romantic date or a formal meal. The menu changes seasonally and features intricately crafted dishes inspired by flavors from across the world. Intricately crafted and plated to perfection, the food reflects the restaurants concept of dining in style. Feast on the signature Beef Carpaccio, Calamari and Pork Belly, that will instantly turn you onto a fan of the place. To complement your meal, you could call for a succinct glass of wine or opt for one of the bartender's signature concoctions.
Close to all major downtown hotels and a short walk away from the World Trade and Convention Center, the Five Fishermen Restaurant offers several seafood specialties that set it apart. They also do chicken and steaks and feature some excellent desserts like the Pecan Tart and the Date Pudding. The nautical setting, with its painted carvings of fishermen, the brick walls adorned with lobster traps and a fireplace, is cozy and welcoming. This place has one of the largest wine cellars in the city.
The Bicycle Thief is a wonderful restaurant exuding a classy vibe. The place welcomes travelers and locals alike, and delights them with a menu that is a creative amalgamation of Italian-American food. Do try their Tuna Tartare, lobster roll, and the Spaghettini Arrabbiata for lunch; if exploring The Bicycle Thief for supper then the mussels, pumpkin soup and the Red Ravioli come most recommended. The place carries an impressive selection of wines which complement perfectly with the fare on offer. Overlooking the scenic waters, the restaurant is ideal for a romantic date with your special someone.
The Halliburton Hotel is also home to one of Halifax's finest dining rooms, with summer-dining in the courtyard, full of trees and flowers. At Stories Casual Fine Dining, the chef oversees one of the more interesting menus in Halifax; the menu changes with the season, while always paying special attention to Atlantic seafood and exotic game. Desserts depend on which fruits are fresh, so in summer there are various strawberry and blueberry concoctions. A year-round offering is the chocolate sin cake, a flour-less Belgian cake with raspberry puree.