Spring 2023

To Start

Fresh Shucked Oysters  30.

Pickled Mans Organic Ginger
House Made Hot Sauce, Seasonal Mignonette
Half Dozen

Hydragreens Red Romaine 19.

Toasted Sunflower Seed Dressing, Crispy Sourdough
Southern Skies Radish, Sunflower Shoots

Gull Valley Tomatoes 18.

Whipped Fairwinds Farm Goat Chèvre
Cucumber Vinaigrette, Mint, Bee Pollen

Hillview Chicken Liver Mousse  22.

Deacoff Orchard Plum, Toasted Ontario Black Walnut
Pickled Mans Organic Rhubarb, Grilled Rye Sourdough

Hand Cut Linguine 31.

Manilla Clams, Mangalitsa Nduja
Green Alder, Parsley

Red Lentil Hummus  17.

Forno Baked Sourdough Flatbread
Okanagan Sumac, Basil Pistou

Kyuquot Sound Sablefish 25.

Amiable Organics Salt Baked Celery Root
Birch Glaze

Fish & Game Board 35.

Selection of Cured Meats
Seasonal Potted Seafood, Smoked Salmon
River Café Pickles, Preserves & Crackers

Benchmark Beef Tartare 24.

Garlic Scape Crema, Pickled Mustard Seeds
Charred Onion, Smoked Beef Fat, Flax Seed Lavosh


Forno Roasted Eggplant 39.

Chickpea Tabbouleh, Turmeric Labneh
Pumpkin Seed Butter, Tomato Vinaigrette

Haida Gwaii Halibut 57.

Bouillabaisse, Baby Sweet Peppers
Parisienne Potatoes, Broxburn Tomato
Southern Skies Butterleaf, Dill

Yukon Arctic Char 46.

Poplar Bluff Parsnip Purée, Okanagan Sumac
Amiable Organics Leeks, Tarragon Oil

Rangeland Bison Striploin  61.

Poplar Bluff Hasselback Potato, Wise Eats King Oyster
Southern Skies Swiss Chard, Brassica Jus

Top Grass Beef Tenderloin 59.

Barley Risotto, Crispy ARK Black Kale
Charred Sudo Farms Cabbage, Jus Gras

Hog Wild Boar Belly 46.

Sunrise Farm Turnip Gnocchi, Baby Bok Choy
XO Sauce, Ceres Oyster Mushroom Purée

Lambtastic Farm Lamb Sirloin  51.

Deepwater Farms Turnips, Chimmichurri
Heritage Harvest Turtle Beans, Corn Bread Crumb

Farming Worx Duck Breast 52.

Braised Alberta Beluga Lentil, Ontario Black Walnut
Ceres Oyster Mushroom, Garlic Scape, Brandy Jus

Chef’s Tasting Menu 120.

5 Course Chef’s Tasting

Whole Table Participation Required
Optional Wine Pairings Available
{Priced per Person}

Complimentary Highwood Crossing Red Fife Sourdough Bread

House-Churned Butter, Vancouver Island Sea Salt

River Café Kids Menu

Benchmark Beef Burger  15.

Medium Gouda, Ketchup

Flatbread 15.

Tomato Sauce, Salumi Slices &
Sylvan Star Gouda Cheese

Kids Pasta 11.

Hand Cut Linguine, Broxburn Tomato Sauce


Freshly Baked Chocolate Chip Cookie 4

Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie 4.

Canadian Seasonal Cuisine

Supporting regional and local purveyors, farmers and coastal fishermen practising responsible stewardship of the land, rivers and sea. All seafood selections are the best sustainable choices as recommended by Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Program. One meal will be provided to someone in need for every Red Lentil Hummus served through Mealshare