About Old Surrey Restaurant
Surrey, BC V3W 2N7
The Old Surrey Restaurant is Surrey’s best well- kept secret. Built in 1918, it was the residence of Lou Jack and his household until it was converted into a restaurant in 1974.
The interior has a crisp, clean aesthetic that is enhanced by hardwood floors and the enlarged photos of historic Surrey that adorn the walls. There are five distinct dining areas on the top floor (including a cozy library) and a banquet facility downstairs. The cuisine is French with a splash of West Coast flare. A treat for new and seasoned guests alike are the signature dishes that are prepared and flambeed tableside.
The restaurant is family owned and operated since 1975. Since 1984 the restaurant has entered into a partnership with the family farm in Ryder Lake overlooking Chilliwack from the nearby mountains. The Old Surrey is well known for its free-range lamb and veal allowing customers to enjoy fresh organic ingredients.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Friday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant is split into five distinct rooms with a variety of sizes. Room capacities are 10, 16, 32, 14, 10. Please phone the restaurant directly to book any private function.
Private Party Contact:
Philip Aguirre: (604) 596-2313
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Old Surrey Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We have been to this restaurant many tim ...
We have been to this restaurant many times our latest visit was lacking in the service department. The food was amazing but we felt like we were forgotten by the staff. We had to ask for our menus, no one came to top up wine and no one came to check and see how our meal was. Any other time we have had impeccable service and no complaints. We will come back but do hope that the service will be better.
We always enjoy our experiences at the O ...
We always enjoy our experiences at the Old Surrey Restaurant, we've been numerous times over the years. My beef fillet was exquisite, perfectly done. My friends were there for the first time and they were extremely impressed. My husband's lamb chops were overly done but the server ordered it again with no hesitation and the second order of lamb was great. Thank you so much for being in Surrey where we don't have to drive into Vancouver for the same service and food.
In the past server not very personable. ...
In the past server not very personable. On this occasion the service was very good and the food amazing. Owners were present on this evening and really could not do enough to make us feel welcome. A great dining experience.
A pleasant surprise to find a restaurant ...
A pleasant surprise to find a restaurant of this calibre in this particular area. The food and service was fantastic and well worth the visit. Great value considering we went there for New Years Eve, Excellent!
We will be returning often for our special occasions and will have to try this for lunch some day.
Six years ago My Boyfriend went online t ...
Six years ago My Boyfriend went online to find a " Nice Romantic " restaurant to take me to for our first Anniversary . We google restaurants once a week cause we have a date night . I have to say this restaurant is my absolute favorite . From the minute you walk in the door you feel the ambience ! The staff are personable , knowledgeable and efficient nothing is to much trouble . The food was beautifully presented, fresh and cooked to perfection . I would highly recommend this restaurant . We now go every year for our anniversary, buy gift certicates for our family and friends and not one of us have ever been disappointed .
The Old Surrey House restaurant is a fav ...
The Old Surrey House restaurant is a favourite of mine. Everything about it is quite lovely. The 'house-like' atmosphere; crisp linens, comfy chairs, at your table service, wonderful locally sourced food, beautifully prepared. Be prepared to spend a couple of hours enjoying the ambiance, food, and great service!
We have gone to the restaurant many time ...
We have gone to the restaurant many times for family get togethers and are always happy .
The staff are very accommodating and the food great. Also great value.
We will continue to visit them as often as possible!!
Especially enjoy their seasonal 'special menus'
It was a beautiful time for our family C ...
It was a beautiful time for our family Christmas dinner. The staff is so professional, the service is amazing, food to die for. We've heard good things about this restaurant, but this was our first time going. Also, not a noisy place at all, we were a group of 5 and it is cozy, but would be nice place for an intimate dinner for 2 as well. We will definitely be returning soon.
Was surprised that the wine I ordered (t ...
Was surprised that the wine I ordered (that tasted "off"?) was not listed on the wine list so it was returned for one that was listed - no problem.
Lamb ordered was very nice, possibly overcooked hence not very tender, but was barely lukewarm when served. Veggies on plate were warm but cooked. Presentation was very nice.
My husband and I went to Old Surrey Rest ...
My husband and I went to Old Surrey Restaurant last year for the first time and we decided to take my parents this year when they came up from Colorado to visit for Christmas. They were very impressed with everything, the service, food, ambiance. We were having a wonderful time until a 4 top was seated behind us and those people almost ruined our evening. They were loud and disrespectful of the other diners. No one said anything to them and I guess we all just figured we would have to put up with the obnoxious customers. I refused to have my dinner ruined, especially since I knew it wasn't a cheap meal, and asked them nicely if they would be quieter. They got up and moved to another part of the restaurant. I assumed they must be more regular customers but I didn't care. After that, it was much more pleasant and we all went back to enjoying our evening. :)
Celebrating my birthday. Driven by for ...
Celebrating my birthday. Driven by for years and finally took a chance. Fantastic find, so sorry I waited so long to discover this gem of a dining experience. Excellent food, service, and ambience, all without paying high end prices. Definitely on my top 5 list of restaurants in lower mainland.
A lovely dinner, very attentive and know ...
A lovely dinner, very attentive and knowledgeable service. There is a large wine selection and fixed and a la carte menu. Ample parking and an intimate, romantic atmosphere. We thoroughly enjoyed it and will certainly be back.
We enjoyed a fantastic meal and evening ...
We enjoyed a fantastic meal and evening once again! Spiros our waiter created a wonderful Caesar Salad at table side--- something that is becoming a lost art as well as a sweet and delicious Cherries Jubilee at the end of the meal!
Our meals were generous, beautifully presented and delicious in their preparation and quality of products used. The halibut with hazelnut crust, the steak poivre and beef Wellington perfect.
The Old Surrey Restaurant never disappoints with value and service. Its long standing reputation in the community has been well earned and still meets all expectations!
A great evening with friends becomes a celebration at this restaurant!
Have been wanting to go for a long time, ...
Have been wanting to go for a long time, wish I had gone sooner. An amazing experience had their 4 course meal for $45, would be over $100 downtown. Quality of food and portions are incredible. Already looking to book again for winter menu. Attention to detail and very personal attention. Caesar salad prepared at your table , their specialty coffee drinks prepared on special dining cart also at your table makes it an entertaining experience as well.
We have been to this restaurant on a num ...
We have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions 7/8 and have generally been very happy with the service and food however our last visit was not up to the standard we have come to expect. One of the servers (Female)was moody and not very service friendly. She took away my plate before I was finished even though my cutlery was not in the finished position. And when I commented that I was not done she said "Oh do you want desert" Not the right answer. The food was also bland, except the desert, which is unusual as generally that is one of the strengths of this establishment.
Wonderful as always!! Old Surrey can't ...
Wonderful as always!! Old Surrey can't be beat! Great service and very good food. So much value. We used to be able to eat the specials dinners without any problem but we are older now and it is just too much. We enjoy all that we do eat. Like I said. It's wonderful!!!!!!
Love this place. Never judge a book by ...
Love this place. Never judge a book by it's cover definitely applies to this restaurant. Don't be fooled by the location or the outside appearance. The food is top notch and for a French restaurant, very well portioned. Highly Recommended.
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