It’s the time of year we’ve all been waiting for, when the sun is shining warmer, the days are longer, and you’re finally de-thawing from that long winter we’ve had! And you know what that translates to… patio season! Imagine this… you head to a restaurant with outdoor seating, where there’s the added pleasure of enjoying your food or drinks in the sunshine… it’s the best time of the year! Keep reading for our picks for the best restaurants with patios in New Westminster!
Angelina’s Dutch Corner
Is there anything better than enjoying a delicious breakfast out in the springtime sunshine? Angelina’s Dutch Corner is the perfect spot to enjoy this luxury! From their sweet waffles, French toast, and “pannekoekens,” to a myriad of savoury options, Angelina’s will have just what you need for the perfect morning. Note: pictured above is Angelina’s old location on Quayside Drive, but they have since moved to a new spot at the Quay: 810 Quayside Dr #122. Click here to check out Angelina’s Instagram page, your mouth will water just at the sight of their yummy treats!
The Hive Cafe
Picture this: you, your morning paper, and a steaming hot coffee, out in the April sunshine? This sounds pretty perfect to us! All you need is a spare hour and a newspaper, and this could be you at Hive Cafe! There are countless goodies offered at this Front Street favourite, from their grape fruit iced tea (perfect for hotter days), to the locally sourced baked goods, all the way to their expertly made lattes! Check out Hive Cafe’s Instagram page for a look at all the goings on there.
Met Bar & Grill
The Met Bar & Grill is the patio to be on during happy hour! The secluded outdoor space is the perfect place to bring a date, catch up with friends, or even come solo for a drink and appetizer! The Met carries a large beer and wine selection, yummy cocktails, and the food is always great as well! Bonus: pay the Met a visit on Monday for their weekly pool tournament, or a Thursday for their trivia nights! Evenings are always fun when they’re spent at the Met.
The Paddlewheeler Pub is another New West favourite on Quayside Drive, perfect for soaking up the afternoon or evening sunshine. The delicious pub food, the ice cold drinks, coupled with a calming view of the mighty Fraser River? Sounds like the makings for a perfect spring evening. You can even walk off the indulgence with a stroll along the river. Click here to check out the pub’s instagram page!
Hub Restaurant is another option with outdoor seating perfect for Spring evenings during the week or anytime during the weekend. Their yummy brunch menu elevates any weekend morning, especially when enjoyed on the patio! Not to mention, they have a different happy hour special for each day of the week, so you can enjoy a happy hour bed in the sunshine without breaking the bank! $5 off share pitchers?! $14.20 bottles of wine?! There’s plenty of opportunity for fun at Hub Restaurant! Check out their Instagram page by clicking here.
Did reading this get you excited for patio season?! On the next sunny day, grab a friend and head to any one of these awesome locations for a coffee, yummy breakfast or a happy hour drink! Have a great day, New West!