King's Head Pub is an authentic English style pub with an incredible array of domestic and imported beer to suit any taste. The food goes beyond the normal fish and chips with an excellent curry menu from an authentic Indian kitchen. The diverse crowd that packs this establishment is offered live music on weekends to amuse themselves while they sample the great brews.
Yellow Dog Tavern is a friendly pub and a restaurant located on Donald Street. This place offers a wide range of beers on tap, alcoholic beverages and food that includes soups, salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches and a lot more. This small place has a friendly atmosphere where one can sit comfortably, relax and enjoy their fare. Apart from serving food this restaurant also caters private events and also offers take-away services for those are in a hurry.
A creation of Scott Bagshaw of Deseo fame, Enoteca takes Winnipeg's culinary scene to new levels with excellent tapas-style eats and a fine wine list. The service is efficient and impeccable, with knowledgeable waitstaff thoughtfully recommending dish and drink combinations. Each dish is well-executed and presented, and the simple yet upscale ambiance is a perfect fit. Ardent followers of this place highly recommend the Hangar Steak, Roast Crimini and the Short Ribs.
East India Company is an Indian restaurant that boasts curries suited to your palate. Located in the downtown core next to the Winnipeg Convention Centre, this space, frequented by professionals and anyone from the Indian subcontinent, provides the best Indian food in the city. The menu is wonderfully varied with house specialties as well as regular fare. If you are new to this ethnic cuisine, an excellent buffet is frequently available with a plethora of options. The service is excellent and the environment is sophisticated.
Promenade Cafe and Wine enjoys an idyllic location. It sits besides the peacefully flowing Red River thus offering patrons scenic views along with their French fare and robust wines. Open from 8a, Promenade Cafe and Wine is an excellent option for a hearty breakfast before heading out on an excursion through the city. Quintessentially French dishes like the onion soup and Beef bourguignon are must-try for lunch. The place also serves the classic poutine with a French twist. Their exhaustive wine list promises something for every taste and their amicable waiting staff is always available for assistance over various labels. Coffee and desserts also do not fail to impress at Promenade Cafe and Wine.
Located inside the luxurious Fort Garry Hotel, The Palm Lounge epitomizes aristocracy. This lavish bar has a stunning interior that is reminiscent of its historic past. Its high, dome-shaped ceiling is drenched in an ivory white color and adorned with detailed motifs. August chandeliers illuminate the interior in the evening while mornings bring in ample natural light through the vintage windows. Soothing hues on the curtains give this place an elegant character while leather-clad seating spaces add to the ballroom's old-world charm. Drinks on offer include classic cocktails, flavored beverages and draught beers. Albeit expensive, these are sure to leave an impression on your palate. The food menu is limited but quite scrumptious, it covers small plates, salads, burgers, pizzas and more. Live Jazz delights patrons on certain nights adding to the glamor of the place.
This is a Winnipeg institution that has catered to red meat cravings for several decades. Located in the city center, Hy's has been a traditional haunt for business people and for those looking for a romantic atmosphere that includes elegant leather chairs and candlelight. The service, professional and friendly, has an excellent knowledge of the cuisine on offer. As good as the service and decor is, it is the steak that keeps clientele coming back. Succulent, high quality beef is the specialty of the house, prepared in whichever way your palate prefers.
A tasteful combination of wing-backed chairs, brass railings and a rich- colored interior set the stage for one of the more elegant meals in the city. This space used to house a Conservative Party private club at the turn of the century and the opulent surroundings have been preserved in their original splendor. The service is professional and discreet and the fare is excellent. The chicken teriyaki brochette is a particular treat.
This historic building, formerly the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, has been updated to elegant club-chic on the inside. With different music playing on each of its three levels, you're sure to find something that attracts you. Known as a hangout for Winnipeg's beautiful people, you'll want to drop in to the Empire Cabaret no matter what you look like. In fact, this is the place to go even if you're not up for dancing. There's a non-smoking oxygen bar and martini lounge, each offering a perfect vantage point for people watching. Chances are, you won't sit still for long; every Friday and Saturday, Empire transforms into a Latin dance club, bringing out some of the most talented dancers and djs. When your legs can't hold you up any longer, relax in the fireside lounge.
Located at Johnny G's Restaurant & Bar, Wee Johnny's Irish Pub brings a taste of Ireland to Winnipeg and does it in style. This place is a haunt for locals and they do not hesitate in recommending it to music and beer-loving tourists as well. The ambiance at Wee Johnny's is very intimate with fewer seats creating a cozy atmosphere. The place is drenched in yellow lights emanating from quaint chandeliers; these accentuate the arched bar which is inextricable from the place's character. Irish ales are aplenty here, simply air your taste preference and the bartenders will suggest the right drink for you. They also have beers from other European countries on offer. Wee Johnny's also serves top-quality Scotch and Irish whiskys. Regular pub fare along with steaks and fish & chips keep your hunger in check.
Johnny G's Restaurant & Bar has a welcoming ambiance with its rustic chandeliers, wooden elements and cozy booths. It is among the few diners in town where you can indulge in late-night binges. Open till 4a, it is a nice spot to take care of your sudden midnight hunger pangs. Their Mediterranean menu has splashes of American, Greek and Italian cuisines. Savor their dishes like Johnny's Honest Burger, Philly Steak, Johnny's Hall Of Fame, Chicken Souvlaki and Peppercorn Sirloin. Enjoy their happy hours with drinks like Fort Garry Pale, Smithwick's and Purple Haze.
Spread across two floors, 441 MAIN has a chic, industrial look with cozy nooks and corners. This dress to impress club in the Exchange District is a great place to unwind, groove and enjoy a date night. With a focus on mixology, their bar is full of delightful concoctions that will make you come back for more. Nosh on tasty bites to keep hunger at bay. Refined and elegant, this nightclub encourages conversations and socializing, so put on a fashionable outfit for a bedazzling night out.