Stories Fine Dining
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Stories Fine Dining

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Hours
Wed
17:00 - 21:00
Thu
17:00 - 21:00
Fri
17:00 - 21:00
Sat
17:00 - 21:00
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
features
Does this restaurant offer free wifi?
CUISINES
Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles311 reviews
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

vancouvergirl
Wolfville261 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 none
We went back to this restaurant for my birthday meal. Appropriate spacing for social distancing was in place, which we thought made the restaurant more intimate. I had the goat cheese salad and the guinea hen and my partner had the carpaccio and beef tenderloin. Portions were just the right size. Bread before the meal was delicious. We had a cheese plate and flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Everything tasted fabulous, and was presented beautifully. Service was very evenly paced and the server was very professional and friendly, without being obtrusive. We would have preferred a couple more main course selections and a different type of salad for a starter. We were also disappointed that soup was not an option. They were out of the wine that we initially ordered, which is understandable, but slightly disappointing. This has been consistently the best fine dining restaurant in Halifax and for the price, we thought it was a very good value. We would highly recommend.
Written 18 November 2020
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msmoggs
Halifax Regional Municipality2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 none
My husband wanted to organize a special dinner for four of us to celebrate my 75th birthday. We could not have chosen a better place. We were in one of the two small private rooms and the atmosphere was perfect - as was the food. The menu isn't large but there is still plenty of variety. To work around a couple of food preferences and to leave room for main courses, we shared three appetizers (crab cake, scallops and goat cheese salad). Then two of us had tuna, one had duck and the other the salmon. All dishes were beautifully cooked and each was a work of art on the plate. Amazingly, two people still had room for dessert and pronounced the flourless chocolate cake and the sorbet to be marvellous. Our server, whose name I sadly forgot to ask, was terrific. Attentive and helpful but never obtrusive, he had a delightful sense of humour and got that we were a table of old people but not in our dotage. He helped us navigate menu items to work around one person's dairy intolerance and assisted with the wine choices. If Stories is having the supply and staffing issues that we hear are affecting most of the hospitality industry at the moment, it was certainly not obvious. This was the best dining out experience we've had in years. Thank you to all concerned.
Written 28 September 2021
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EastCoastReview
Halifax176 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 couples
A very lovely and intimate setting. With tables dressed in beautiful white linens, and napkins, so large they could cover your lap twice, it felt decadent and kind of makes you feel spoiled. The Scallop appetizer was Amazing!!! Everything was lovely and the service was exceptional.
Written 1 March 2020
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Faience44
Ottawa1144 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 couples
Stories is regularly ranked as the best restaurant in the Canadian city of Halifax so my wife and I booked a table with great expectations. The first impressions were good - the restaurant’s two rooms are intimate and the music is low enough that you can hear yourself think. The fresh bread we were offered at the start tasted delicious. My wife and I both ordered the Guinea hen without a starter and our server courteously warned us right away that we could expect a 25-minute delay. The food arrived and at that point the evening started to go sideways. The hen was perfectly cooked (the chef has been there 25 years) but a bit bland - and then our regular server vanished and we had to ask someone else to fill our wine glasses since the bottle was being stored elsewhere. We said, please leave it here, we are happy to pour, and were told that provincial law didn’t allow bottles to be placed on tables to give servers control over diners’ alcohol intake. This was our fourth dinner in a row in the city and on the previous three nights we’d had the bottle on our table. The desserts were pretty bland and as we ate I gradually became aware that the music was (a) louder and (b) playing Frank Sinatra singing “God Bless America”. I asked, why is that, and it turns out they play Sirius XM radio as background music. Soon the song was over and the announcer said he hoped everyone was “praying to God to ensure that the United States remains the finest country in the world”. I am sure Stories gets many U.S. clients but this is a Canadian restaurant in Canada. The final bill wasn’t actually outrageously big but we left with the very strong impression that this is an establishment rather coasting on its reputation.
Written 2 July 2022
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Ken
Santiago98 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 none
Very nice little restaurant in an old house, using a couple of rooms on the main floor as the dining area and the upper stories as a boutique hotel. Very limited menu, with 5 items as appetizers and 6 for the main course, all of which look interesting. I choose the goat cheeze appetizer and the duck main course - both very good, perfect amounts, very nicely presented.
Written 29 June 2022
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martinray2016
Vancouver159 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 couples
Casual, elegant fine dining. Start with the incredibly succulent scallops prepared with a bright fresh mouth watering experience. The duck was cooked to perfection, rare just as it should be. Texture and flavour was perfectly enhanced with the chefs secret sauce. Desert was an art form and left us satisfied. Service by Malcolm was 1st class. Very few tables and small rooms made for the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy my partners conversation. 6 stars if I could!
Written 4 June 2022
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Jenny
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 none
This restaurant came up after a quick search on the internet. We were so lucky that they had a table for the one night we were in Halifax. They were incredibly welcoming, it’s a charming small restaurant with an excellent menu and the food was beautifully presented and absolutely outstanding. The best cooked vegetables I’ve had in the whole of our travels in Canada!
Written 13 August 2022
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HalifaxCandyfloss
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 none
We have travelled extensively and visited a number of Michelin starred restaurants in Europe. This would rank right up there in terms of the quality of the food, the creativity and the presentation. Wine selection and cocktail lists is limited, however. Highly recommended for a special night out.
Written 20 July 2021
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halliburtonHalifax
We are so happy to be re-opened and welcoming our guests once again. Thank you for your kind words. We hope you will join us again soon.
Written 22 July 2021
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Tom
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 business
This restaurant is in the Halliburton Inn on Morris. The rooms are small but tables are well-spaced- quiet and small giving a private dining experience. Service was well-paced and certainly not rushed in any way. Had the Sea Scallop appetizers which were delicious and the Hants County greens with goat cheese. The Faroe Island Salmon was amazing. Excellent wine list.
Written 17 January 2020
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halliburtonHalifax
Glad to read you enjoyed our new wine list and our amazing seafood! Sincerely, Sincerely, Robert Pretty Owner, The Halliburton Hotel Halifax, Nova Scotia
Written 5 February 2020
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Casper V
Christina Lake237 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 friends
What a perfect spot for a celebration dinner. Stylish decor and ambiance sets the mood for the amazing food. Presentation was a feast for the eyes and one could taste the love that went into the preparation in every bite. We absolutely loved it. I will certainly be back. My new favourite spot in Halifax.
Written 8 November 2022
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Robert Pretty
Thank you! We take pride in what we do, and we're excited to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
Written 6 May 2023
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Vtizzle7
St. John's13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 couples
It was above and beyond the best meal and dining experience either of us have had. We can not recommend it enough. Compliments to the chef on creating such a delicious menu, and the staff for creating a warm and welcoming environment. We will be back anytime we are in the city, that is a certainty.
Written 19 May 2023
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Robert Pretty
Thank you very much for your thoughtful, and kind review - it means a lot to our team to receive feedback like this. We hope to welcome you back in the future!
Written 21 May 2023
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Gerry M
Ottawa105 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 none
We've dined at Stories before and always enjoyed the experience. This visit was no exception. A good selection of plates on the menu and we certainly enjoyed all our selections. Quiet, competent service in these days when wait staff are really pressed.
Written 20 August 2022
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Sofia I
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
The food was amazing! and the service was even better! Suzanne and Mallorie went above and beyond and were so kind and professional! I definitely will be back and recommend anyone who's visiting the city or looking for a dinner spot to try it!
Written 13 May 2023
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Robert Pretty
Thank you Sofia! These kind reviews mean a lot to our small team. Wishing you safe travels! - The Stories Team
Written 14 May 2023
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snworb
Toronto242 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 none
We went to celebrate a special occasion and were not disappointed. The limited menu had fabulous options. We enjoyed great appetizers and superb main courses. The tuna and salmon dishes were outstanding and well presented. The room was intimate coupled with impeccable service. In addition, the prices were reasonable for the great offerings.
Written 6 September 2021
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Jeff P
Halifax44 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 none
Our first time enjoying the wonderful atmosphere, service and food at Stories. The quality of food and presentation were world class. I asked for the wine to be opened at the start of our meal. However, it wasn't. Next time, and there will be a next time soon, I'll be more specific. Overall, a superb dining experience.
Written 29 August 2021
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