Edmonton for Couples
Collected by Francisco Aguilar
Alberta's capital has a great deal to offer. Local food and a fine dining scene, emerging coffee culture, artistic interest (evident in its many galleries and museums), and the spirit of the outdoors—all of this is at your fingertips in Edmonton.
9802 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 0C5, Canada
Tavern 1903 is Larry Stewart's love letter to Canada-mod cuisine. The menu is marked by whimsical culinary treats like the KFC Korean fried cauliflower, the Pig-Nic pork belly and hickory smoked ribs, and the sinfully decadent Glenlivet-infused...
10723 124 St, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H2, Canada
One of the finest dining atmospheres in Edmonton is Somerville, a chill wine room and bistro with, unsurprisingly, an excellent wine list and a fantastic little menu. It's quite an experience to chat wine with a gifted sommelier, though it can be...
9626 96a St NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 4L8, Canada
Looking for a tranquil activity or a suitable place to entertain seniors? The Muttart Conservatory, housed in one of Edmonton’s most iconic structures, is a year-round oasis, abundant with the beauty of exotic plant life. Fresh and vibrant, the...
4 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4B2, Canada
Aiming to bring a premium orchestral experience to a wide spectrum of the community, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has risen to Canadian prominence over the course of 60-plus years. The orchestra's deep repertoire is best heard on summer nights...
River Valley Trail, Gibbons, AB T0A 1N0, Canada
The majestic North Saskatchewan winds northeast through Edmonton and is essentially the best place to get away from the concrete and enjoy an outdoor activity that doesn't take a toll on the wallet. The area is used 365 days a year canoeing,...
51227 AB-60, Spruce Grove, AB T7Y 1C5, Canada
Offering about a dozen distinct display gardens, from the Arid Plant House to the Kurimoto Japanese Garden, this University of Alberta gem allows visitors to cover the entire gambit of the world's plant life in one visit. The Botanic Garden fills...
10560 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 2A4, Canada
The Borówka family's turn-of-the-century dining experience whispers romance. Kick off an evening of elegance as you and a loved one listen to light jazz, sample one of the bistro's 100-plus wines, and taste innovative takes on meat and fish...
10131 81 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 1W9, Canada
Craving a change from standard Albertan cuisine? Narayanni's South African Indian cuisine puts a unique—and healthy—spin on traditionally rich Indian food. Avenue Magazine claims it to be the city's best Indian restaurant, and rightfully so....
10009 107 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 1J1, Canada
Specializing in "new Canadian cuisine," Wildflower is a gold medal-winning dining spot that crisps fresh fish on wood-fired grills and pairs its rustic dishes with top-shelf wines. From game hen to lobster, hickory-and-pear chicken to smoky...
10538 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 2A3, Canada
Accurately described by one visitor as "a mash-up of your great aunt's sitting room and your childhood neighbor's rumpus room," The Bower strikes a balance between classy maturity and youthful vibrancy. Champagnes, martinis, and scotches are...
82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
If you think Edmonton is all giant malls and indoor shopping, stroll down Whyte Avenue. This Old Strathcona strip has been crowned one of Canada’s Top 5 shopping neighborhoods, as more than 600 businesses vie for your attention. Independent...
10310 83 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5C3, Canada
The philosophy of the Old Strathcona Farmers' Market—"We Make it! We Bake it! We Grow it! We Sell it!"—has made this a popular stop on Saturdays in Edmonton for nearly 30 years. With approximately 300 vendors spread through 185 stalls, shoppers...
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