During the shutdown of businesses due to COVID-19, Doc’s has been working on renovations.

During the shutdown of businesses due to COVID-19, Doc’s has been working on renovations.

Restaurants to reopen in Kelowna

A list compiled of restaurants to dine at during phase 2 of the B.C. reopening plan

During difficult times surrounding COVID-19, there’s not much to be excited about, but as restrictions start to ease and phase two begins, that’s all about to change.

On Monday, May 11, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said she expects phase 2 of the B.C. restart plan to go ahead next week – including the re-opening of restaurants for sit down dining.

However, there has been a number of restaurants open for take-out during the shutdown.

Capital News will be compiling a list of all Kelowna restaurants’ plans to re-open to keep you up to date on where you can sit down, grab a bite, and drink some swill.

Doc Willoughby’s Public House – 353 Bernard Avenue

Doc’s plans to open on May 19 at a reduced capacity of 50 per cent. All live music has been postponed until July, although guests will be able to experience Doc’s latest renovations.

Kelly O’Bryan’s Neighborhood Restaurant – 262 Bernard Avenue

Kelly O’Bryan’s plans to re-open on Monday, May 19. Logistics of the plan is still in the works according to the establishment.

McCurdy Bowling and Freddy’s Brewpub – 948 McCurdy Road

While Freddy’s has no set date to re-open, management did indicate you will be able to bowl in the coming weeks.

Post Haus Pub – 230 Highway 33 East

Post Haus plans to re-open for sit down dining on May 19 with limited seating, although that has not yet been confirmed. The pub is still open for take-out.

Pulp Fiction Coffee House – 1598 Pandosy S

Pulp Fiction will reopen on May 19 with reduced hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WINGS – Kelowna and West Kelowna locations

WINGS will open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 21.

Central – 1155 Ellis St

Central opens up for dine-in on Wednesday, May 20.

BNA Brewing Co. – 1250 Ellis St

BNA opens Wednesday, May 20 at 11 a.m.

Bamboo Chopsticks Restaurant – Downtown and Westbank

Downtown and Westbank locations are open from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Earls Kitchen + Bar – 211 Bernard Ave

Earls is open from 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily.

Salt and Brick – 243 Bernard Avenue

No definitive date as of yet.

The Flask Social House – 1405 St Paul St

The Flask’s patio and sit down dining will be available on Wednesday, May 20.

Skinny Dukes Glorious Emporium – 1481 Water St

The doors will be open on Wednesday-Saturday from noon until late, then Tuesday-Saturday next week.

Wasabi Ramen and Izakaya – 1623 Pandosy St

Open now.

Pho Soc Trang Vietnamese Cuisine – 1530 Water St

The cuisine will reopen on Friday, May 22 with take-out, delivery and limited seating from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days/week.

Kraft Beer Market – 257 Bernard Ave

CRAFT Beer Market, known for over 100 beers on tap and fresh, local food, will reopen its Kelowna location for dine in service starting Wednesday, May 20.

Third Space Cafe – 1708 Dolphin Ave

Now open from Monday to Saturday.


Daniel Taylor
Reporter, Kelowna Capital News
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