May 10, 2019

Five Patios to Check Out in New Westminster This Summer

As temperatures continue to climb, we're always looking for a reason to sit outside and enjoy a cool beverage. New Westminster's riverside patios offer gorgeous views, refreshing drinks and a variety of food to satisfy all your cravings. Whether you've spent the day at the river, the office or hangin' with your furry friend, we’ve rounded up the patios you need to check off your bucket list this summer. 

Image of The Met Bar & Grill. Taken from The Met's website.

The Met Bar & Grill 

Nestled in this character building built in 1892, the Met reflects New West's history and is perfect for catching up with friends, family and co-workers. This restaurant offers a fresh take on a classic neighbourhood pub with a hidden garden patio on the second floor and a large variety of craft beer.
1 minute from Columbia station| 411 Columbia Street

Image of the Paddlewheeler Pub.

Paddlewheeler Pub

Dinner with a view – literally. With such a beautiful view of the river, you can't go wrong. The Paddlewheeler offers a large assortment of pub-style food and an extensive craft beer selection, so there's something for everybody! Come for lunch, dinner or drinks and spend a summer day with friends while taking in the scenery.
5 minutes from New Westminster Station | #126 - 810 Quayside Drive 

Image of Longtail Kitchen. Taken from 'Marc My Travels' blog.

Longtail Kitchen 

If you're looking for something a little different, Longtail kitchen offers Thai and Southeast Asian style street food. Longtail is a unique and tasty place to stop while visiting the River Market or after a day of walking along the boardwalk. 
4 minutes from New Westminster station | #116 - 810 Quayside Drive 

Image of Hub Restaurant. Taken from the Hub's Facebook page.

Hub Restaurant 

If you're on your way into or out of New West ⎯ stop by the Hub to eat, drink - or both. Located on the second level of the New West SkyTrain station, the Hub offers an upscale, casual dining atmosphere with 24 taps of craft beer and a gorgeous view of New Westminster. 
2 minutes from New Westminster station | #344 - 800 Carnarvon Street 

Image of Browns Socialhouse patio.

Browns Socialhouse

In the heart of Brewery District, Browns is your go-to spot for food, drinks and a good time. With a spacious outdoor patio, it's the best place to spend happy hour, or as Browns likes to call it: social hour. Browns' social hour features drink and food specials twice a day, every day! Even when the sun goes down, you can stay cozy with the wrap-around, outdoor fireplace. 
4 minutes from Sapperton station | 296 East Columbia Street