ARAXI RESTAURANT +
Located in the heart of the Village, Araxi
Restaurant has been recognized for its
excellence worldwide, consistently winning
accolades over its 37 years in Whistler.
Executive Chef James Walt’s embrace of all
things local continues the legacy of Araxi’s
farm-to-table ethos. Dinner from 5 p.m. Apres
from 3 p.m. Oyster Bar.
Call 604-932-4540, or visit araxi.com.
AURA RESTAURANT AT
NITA LAKE LODGE
Combining traditional French cooking
techniques with a love of West Coast
ingredients, Executive Chef James Olberg
creates approachable local flavours with a
modern, innovative twist. Whistler’s best
lakeside restaurant, you’ll find Aura on the
tranquil shores of Nita Lake in Whistler
Creekside. This unique location provides diners
with unparalleled views of glacial waters and
tree-covered mountains. Call 604-966-5700, or
Bar Oso — “oso” meaning “bear” in Spanish,
in homage to Whistler’s wildlife — offers a
profusion of Spanish-influenced small plates
and a wide range of tapas crafted by Chef Jorge
Muñoz Santos. The long, convivial bar has
become a popular gathering place to sample an
extensive lineup of regionally inspired Gin and
Tonics. Open daily 11: 30 a.m. — late.
Call 604-962-4540, or visit baroso.ca.
BASALT WINE +
Located on the Village Stroll in the heart of
Whistler Village, Basalt Wine + Salumeria
offers a selection of the finest cured meats and
gourmet cheeses, house-made pickles and
breads. Basalt boasts a world-class selection
of wines alongside an inspired à la carte
menu of locally sourced West Coast cuisine.
Call 604-962-9011 for reservations, or visit
NITA LAKE LODGE ROOF TOP GARDENS / PHOTO JOERN ROHDE