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About Liv Restaurant - White Oaks Resort & Spa
LIV Restaurant is the award-winning, unforgettable gem, located at White Oaks Resort in Niagara on the Lake. The locally inspired wine list, lighting and music in LIV provide a fantastic backdrop to a spectacular dining experience. The service exemplifies the Four Diamond level the hotel is known for and provides for an experience truly beyond expectations. Chef Michael Price and his team have done something extraordinary. They have taken Canada’s Basic Food Guide and transformed it through international cooking styles and seasonings to create an unparalleled, globally inspired four diamond menu. All of the ingredients are natural, each one chosen for its uncompromising purity. Our team are more than willing to come out of the kitchen (time permitting) to discuss the menu or any special dietary concerns you may have. The menu changes slightly every season to take advantage of the locally grown produce that is so abundant in the Niagara Region. The atmosphere is chic/sexy.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L2J 2V8
Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast:As of Monday July 11th,2011-Monday September 5th, 2011 LIV will be serving Breakfast daily between 7:00am- 11:00am. LIV is Closed for Lunch. Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
(905) 688-2550 ext. 5248
Parking is complimentary. Valet parking is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
White Oaks is pleased to offer a number of beautifully appointed banquet rooms to accommodate a variety of functions. Room selection is based on the number of guests and special requirements. White Oaks hosts a variety of wedding parties and special events throughout the year; from small, intimate parties to large affairs of up to 500 people. Whether your event is large or small, the White Oaks team of Hospitality Specialists is dedicated to the success of your event.
Private Party Contact:
Ms. Sarah Clark: (905) 704-5695
Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Liv Restaurant - White Oaks Resort & Spa Ratings and Reviews
My girlfriend and I had spent the weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake and our way back to Toronto we thought we would stop by LIV and we were not disappointed. As a matter of fact even though we had an incredible weekend in NOTL she said that our dinner at LIV was the highlight of the weekend. Wonderful staff, amazing food, beautiful décor, very clean and neat restaurant/seating area and awesome service. They went over and above for us and it was a great experience with very fair pricing. I would highly recommend LIV to anyone going to or staying in NOTL. I just wish they had a large sign out front as it is located inside the White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa. I feel a larger sign would help people find it as opposed to the small sign that they have out front that really doesn't do it justice as this is a gem waiting to be found.
The atmosphere was very modern and romantic. I thought the food was good not great. Both fish meals were saturated in sauce, which was not noted in the menu description. The server was just ok but the rest of the wait staff was wonderful. I would probably order two small plates if we venture back.
My last visit was several years ago when White Oaks offered an 1-2-3 deal -- and that's great value. I did not stay at the Resort but came to LIV just for the breakfast buffet and dinner. Same friendly service and ambience of tranquility and steam-ironed tablecloth right at the table as they set the table. At dinner, their starter of "Shellfish 4X" with crab cake, avocado aioli; lobster spring roll, ponzu glaze; seared scallop, bourbon bbq sauce; jumbo prawn, citrus garlic butter is absolutely delightful ($23). I enjoyed the well-seasoned 8 oz Beef Tenderloin - with tarragon demi-glace, buttery rustic mashed potato - cooked to medium-rare and tender. The meal ends with their classic vanilla creme brulee with tuile cookie. All in all, an unhurried and enjoyable dinner overlooking their well-landscaped garden. Recommended.
The meals at Liv restaurant are the best hands down my husband and I have eaten in our lives. We go on special occasions just the two of us. The tastes and flavors that we have experienced at Liv are simply to die for. Every single time we go we are blown away with their amazing dishes. You need to eat here. Thank you Liv for making our date nights so wonderful!
Amazing service. Stan was our server and he and his team were exceptional. The right amount of attention and courtesy provided at every opportunity. The food was perfect. Great selection on the menu for a wide variety of tastes. Ian, manager, was attentive and a pleasure to speak with. We will return at our next opportunity!
we have been several times and food is always good. You can take new people there and trust it will be good food. They do not rush you between courses of food. Excellent wine list.
Good for conversation. Little things are nice the hot towel, the sorbet between courses, bread, little taste from the cook.
Went for Thursday date night which is great value. Limited menu but done very well with generous portions.
Would certainly go back again for this Thursday option as regular menu a little steep for me to frequent.
Service was fantastic and a great spot for a special or any evening.
This was a mid week getaway and our second time dining at Liv.
Overall Excellent value for you money. Great ambiance for quiet romantic dinner, special occasions or casually dinner with friends.
Service was outstanding- very attentive and willing to please.
Would definitely recommend this restaurant and hope to return again sometime in the near future
As with other visits, the food and staff made dinner another memorable experience. We celebrated a birthday and although no mention of it was made st the time of our reservation, they still pulled out all the stops. Dishes made with local ingredients and some wonderful local wines makes this the place to dine in NOTL.
This restaurant meet our expectations and more. We were extremely happy with both the service and the great quality dishes. Compliments to the chef for a great job. The portions were very filling and unfortunately we had no room to try desert but the desert menu look delicious. Thanks for making our anniversary dinner so special. Complimentary champagne when we arrived was a nice added touch. Thanks again.
We went back to Liv for our 10th anniversary dinner (we were there 10 yeras ago). The service was snappy but not intrusive, recommendations were good and the food did not disappoint. They had a cute note in the menu to recognize our special day and some bubbles to start us off which was very thoughtful. overall lovely experience.
The meal was excellent! One of the best I've ever had anywhere! Service was also excellent, our waiter gave us tastings of wine first to decide which one we preferred - thank you Stan so much! I recommended LIV to my friend and she joined me for a night's get-away and she was SO impressed! She has suggested we go back in the Spring for another lovely meal at LIV and wonderful stay at White Oaks!
We were here not too long ago and found the food not the same. The seacar salad seemed to lacking dressing. The lamb shank had hard dry spots on it and was lacking flavor. The service was average and very slow. It was very busy that evening so I think the staff could not keep up to the demand. The previous time we dinned here the service and food was excellent.
Overall very enjoyable experience. We went here as a last minute idea when I received an email invitation for Table for Two evening with an extra 15% off if we showed the email ad upon arrival to the hostess. The email and booking service was misleading but the meal in itself and the restaurant was nice. When we went to reserve online it showed the 7pm slot as being full - so we booked 7:30 - we were coming from out of town and ended up early - there was a sign out from of the restaurant saying it was closed for setting up and there was no hostess so we went to the other restaurant and got some assistance. When we went in it was for the most part empty and obviously the 7:00 slot was available. We almost didn't go because we didn't want to go too late and weren't sure if we could make 6:30. Don't know why the online reservation said it was full when it truly wasn't close to being so - when we arrived there were two couples and one family of four. They gave us lovely seats by the window. Took a long time to get a drink order - almost 10 minutes but there were only two servers on staff at time. We were told the 15% didn't apply to the dinner so that was annoying only because the email was very clear that it would and I read all the fine print. Not sure if that mistake is the restaurants or the online email/reservation company - either way the email was misleading and written incorrectly. Regardless, meal was delicious and all the extras they bring you were nice - bread basket, sorbet inbetween courses, etc.... food was exquisitely presented. Washrooms are not convenient - one was through doors attached to an event hall and there was only one women's washroom with a line up a mile long because all the people attending the event.....so I then walked back through restaurant out the other way through a wedding reception and used their restrooms. Server was polite, friendly and professional. Atmosphere was quiet and relaxed. Will go again!
Group of us ordered a la carte breakfast items on a Saturday and we weren't impressed. All our bennies had eggs that were overcooked... for $18, I'm pretty sure we can get better egg benedict dishes in many other places. Potato hash were pretty good though, and the nice table set up made up for the special occasion that we were celebrating.
Went to celebrate friends birthday. Wonderful extras or his birthday,made it even that much more enjoyable. Although the price point on the menu is higher, you definitely et your money's worth. Service was timely and friendly. Food was amazing from start to finish.
This evening was a friends birthday celebration to our surprise the wait staff knew immediately whose birthday it was and wished her the appropriate greeting, in addition our entire table was treated to a welcome prosecco! We had an inter mezzo of sorbet and amuse bouche which were both a welcome surprise. Our wait staff was professional and efficient without being overly bothersome. Our food and drinks were fabulous. Not a detail was missed by the servers, bus help, mixologist or the hostess.
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