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“Great place for a lovely meal”
Review of Tap Restaurant

Tap Restaurant
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Ranked #6 of 964 Restaurants in Surrey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$38
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: South Surrey
Cross street: Rosemary Crescent
Transit: 5 minute walk away
Description: Creating modern & classical cuisine, Tap is South Surrey's premier dining room. Feel at home in our contemporary yet comfortable bistro located in the heart of Rosemary Heights in Morgan Creek. Chef Alistair Veen strives to marry downtown class & neighbourhood comfort. We offer an excellent wine program to pair with our French inspired, westcoast fare.
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Tap Restaurent never disappoints. I've always had great service here and the food as always been excellent. There are not a lot of great restaurants out in the South Surrey/White Rock area and this place definitely is high on the list.The owner is extremely competent in his knowledge of wine and his wine list shows that. Highly recommend checking this place out!

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Thank Hanna N
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a little out of the way in the rosemary heights neiboughhood. Food and wines are excellent. Great for booking a staff event or a business luncheon. Lobster bisque is to die for. I’ve had a few different dishes and everyone has been delicious! Looking for a quiet, quaint restaurant with tremendous food? Look no more!

Thank Karin W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant in a quite neighbourhood. Good wine selection, lamb dish was very good. Excellent service and friendly staff. There’s street parking only, so your sharing parking with homes in the neighbourhood, which could be challenging depending on the time of day your dining.

Thank Joel T
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RosemaryHeights, Public Relations Manager at Tap Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us and taking time to write a review! For future visits, please note we do have a large parking lot located behind the restaurant (enter off Rosemary Heights Crescent). We are lucky to have ample free parking to offer to our guests! Hope to see you again soon Joel.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The best thing about this little gem is Alistair Veen, BC's top Somelier 2016 (and more ...)

This chef/somelier/owner will make your experience very memorable. He does so much more than make excellent recommendations for food and wine pairings. Alistair partners with local farm and ranch suppliers to create TAP's fresh and local menu. He will tailor food and service for you. In a hurry? With friends? Serious 'Foodie?' On a romantic date? Celebrating? From out of town and keen to experience the Best of BCs local fare? You can't do better.

There is ample free parking. The atmosphere is cozy and elegant. The service is exceptionally good.

It troubled me to see that TAP had the same score as CABIN. If CABIN is a 70-75 on my scale of a possible 100, then TAP is in the 90s range, easily as fine as any of the top dining experiences in Vancouver.

Oh, btw someone characterized this as "Indian Fusion?" Eric did you perhaps intend to post about Vikram Vij's amazing 'My Shanti?' (that is another winner by the way) The TAP menu is farm-to-table, fresh and local with a foundation in Classical French and Italian. I used to be a Chef - trust me.

Tonight my husband and I celebrated a Birthday at TAP - just the two of us. We had a splendid experience. It was worth every penny.

Alistair made 'mocktails' for me because I was not able to have any alcohol (taking meds.) These were delicious and I did not feel sorry for myself even though my husband was drinking and enjoying a very fine wine.

My husband had some Kushi oysters served with a clever and daring mignonette. He enjoyed his main course (every bite) of Flat Iron, Alberta Waygu Beef w Demiglace, savoy cabbage and a puree of potato. He also enjoyed his dessert of Profiteroles and a perfect prepared and served espresso.

My charcuterie plate was outstanding. I also had rack of lamb that melted in my mouth paired nicely with seasonal veg. To finish I had an espresso and a poached pear w a chantilly cream that was not at all too sweet. What a nice ending!

Book a table on-line (or phone.) Oh and in case you don't know, you cannot smoke inside restaurants in BC. You can, however, dress up OR dress casually in most places including this one.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic dinner for our Anniversary. We have dined here before and never disappointed. I usually choose the fish and love it. The Keg is a few blocks away but the food here is so fabulous the price is well worth it!

Thank Freedom396356
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