Local food lovers can get the first crack at exclusive dining experiences across the city when the international online dining site known as First Table makes its North American debut in Vancouver on today Thursday, November 14.
We got to seat down last night and to be one of the first to try First Table at The Greek by Anatoli in Yaletown.
The concept of First Table is simple. It is a restaurant discovery platform that first launched in New Zealand in 2014, First Table connects diners around the world with local restaurants that offer its members 50% off the food bill at specified times. Every week, participating Vancouver restaurants will list their ‘first tables’ for the upcoming seven days on the First Table website, allowing diners who pay a $10 booking fee to secure a table at the restaurant of their choice and 50% off the food bill for two to four people.
First Table Promo Code
To celebrate its North American debut, First Table is offering new members a $5 credit towards their first booking fee when registering at firsttable.com/ca/vancouver/ by November 30 using the promo code FIRSTTABLECA.
List of First Table Restaurants in Vancouver
The 22 inaugural First Table restaurants in Vancouver are as follows, with additional restaurants being added to the roster on an ongoing basis:
- ARC Restaurant at the Fairmont Waterfront
- Anatoli Souvlaki
- Ancora Ambleside
- Ancora False Creek
- Cibo Trattoria
- Fable Diner
- Hendricks Resto-Lounge
- La Mezcaleria Gastown
- La Pentola
- La Terrazza
- Mamie Taylor’s
- Nicli Antica Pizzeria
- Nonna’s Table
- Papi’s Seafood and Oyster Bar
- Saigon Xua
- Silk Dinner Lounge and Restaurant
- The Cascade Room
- The Greek by Anatoli – Yaletown
- The Greek by Anatoli – Gastown
I can’t wait to see what other restaurants join the roster! Diners can revisit their favourite restaurants or try ones they haven’t been to with friends and family. I love the concept to encourage socializing with a group of 2s or 4s and is perfect for Date Night!
Here’s a look at what we feasted on at The Greek by Anatoli!
DIP TASTER 10: Trio of dips featuring Tzatziki & Avocado, Taramosalata (tangy caviar spread), and Homous.
GREEK SALAD 17: fresh tomatoes, cucumber, peppers and onions, with feta from Greece, capers and olives
CALAMARI 14: One of my favourites is their classic crispy calamari, served with tzatziki.
OCTOPOTHI 20: perfectly grilled octopus, olive oil, lemon caper dressing and crispy potatoes.
PIDAKIA PLATTER 45: 5 flame-grilled lamb chops served with seasonal vegetables, lemon potatoes and rice additional chops (+$7.50
RABBIT KALAMAKIA (3 popsicles) 18: rabbit loin with lamb sausage, wrapped in bacon
EKMEK 11: rich and creamy vanilla custard, shredded kataifi crust, whip cream and pistachio.
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE 11: two scoops of semi-bitter chocolate mousse in a deep-fried filo cup served with drizzled caramels.
For more information on how you can sign up and take advantage of these savings visit the following link: https://www.firsttable.com/ca
The Greek by Anatoli
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
Monday 11:00am – late
Tuesday 11:00am – late
Wednesday 11:00am – late
Thursday 11:00am – late
Friday 11:00am – late
Saturday 11:00am – late
Sunday 11:00am – late
1043 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B
I was invited by First Table and The Greek by Anatoli for menu tasting.
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