The sun is shining and the days are getting longer – summer is here! And what better way to celebrate the warm weather than with an ice cold drink with friends on a fabulous patio? The good news is New Westminster has no shortage of amazing places to check out this patio season. This blog outlines some of the must try patios near you this summer!
First up is the Longtail Kitchen, which is located right near the water at the River Market. This bright and stylish restaurant is the ideal place to go if you’re craving Thai food! They serve more of a modern spin on classic Thai dishes such as fried rice, noodles, and satay. Further, with its lovely outdoor seating and decor inspired by night markets in Asia, Longtail Kitchen has the perfect setup for this summers patio season. Whether you take your meal to go, dine in, or sit on the patio, which overlooks the Fraser River, this restaurant will leave you coming back for more!
If it’s more of the classic pub vibe you’re going for, look no further. The Paddlewheeler Pub is the place to go when you want to hangout on a terrific patio in the sunshine with a cold beer in hand. They have a wide variety of local craft beers and other drinks, as well as amazing pub food! Their patio serves as an excellent place to relax, talk, and enjoy yourself while overlooking the river. You’ll come for a snack, but stay for the view.
Met Bar & Grill
Next up is the Met Bar & Grill, an inviting neighbourhood pub with a cool and carefree atmosphere. Their brick-walled patio is picturesque in the summertime and a refreshing place to lay back and chill. It also makes for a great spot to grab fresh food, and drinks! The Met Bar & Grill has a large craft beer selection, a fantastic wine list, and many other specialty drinks to suit your fancy.
The Hub Restaurant is a great place to go grab some drinks and food with friends! It’s located on the second level of the New West SkyTrain station, which provides a gorgeous view from their patio. The Hub offers a relax dining atmosphere, but with more of an upscale feel to the restaurant, and has a great drink selection. With their 24 types of craft beer on tap, wine list, and wide variety of specialty drinks, you’re bound to find something to quench your thirst this summer!
The Royal Crown Castle
Last, but certainly not least, is the Royal Crown Castle. This possibly haunted castle is a fantastic spot to spice up your summer, while having some drinks and food out on the patio! The Royal Crown Castle embodies the simplicity of casual dining, with their mouthwatering food, friendly service, and unique atmosphere. Additionally, their sunny patio, located by the building’s watchtowers, creates a picturesque backdrop of the Fraser River. You just can’t go wrong when it comes to the Royal Crown Castle!
Well, there you have it, New Westminster! If you’re looking for some great times out on a patio with friends this summer, you most definitely have options. These places are a flawless plan for good times out in the sunshine this summers patio season!