The Rosewood Hotel Georgia‘s inner courtyard dining lounge, Reflections, offered its first brunch service this past weekend. Located on the 4th floor of the hotel, it’s perched between city towers and surrounded by a flowing stream. A rushing waterwall drowns out city sounds and smooth lounge music echoes from under the glass canopy.
John and I were seated under cover on the patio, around a flickering open fire pit. Although we were outside, the rain was not a deterrent and only added to the ambiance. Pillows, blankets, and overhead heaters kept us warm as we sipped our coffees and looked over the new brunch menu [click for PDF].
Chef Ken Nakano offers up West Coast inspired brunch tapas (crab legs, smoked and candied salmon) along with amped up twists on classic brunch items. John, though tempted by the spicy chorizo eggs benedict, went for the beef short rib benedict ($17) and I decided on smoked salmon hash ($19).
Our food was served on a warm tablet which I thought would turn into a mess when I cut into my eggs. However, the eggs were poached to perfection and everything stayed in place. The servings were generous and for the quality of the food and the atmosphere, the price points were very reasonable.
John and I spent a good two hours snuggled up in our little cabana, sipping Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial, which is featured at Reflections. It was served over ice, as intended, to bring out the essence of the champagne. Sliced grapes and fresh mint leaves were added to our glasses and we had the option to add even more local fruit. The selection of berries didn’t get muddled the in glass, flavours popped, and the champagne stayed crisp. We would have stayed for another two hours if we didn’t have a movie to catch.
The staff were very attentive, asking every guest if they were comfortable, warm enough, and if they were enjoying the first brunch service at Reflections. Sunday brunch is served from 10:00am to 3:00pm and Reflections is open Monday to Saturday from 12:00pm until late.
If you would like to experience this for yourself, the Rosewood Hotel Georgia has offered up an exclusive giveaway for one lucky Miss604 reader and their friends. The prize includes brunch for four (food only), and a glass each of Moet & Chandon’s Ice Imperial. Here’s how you can enter to win:
- Leave a comment on this post naming who you would bring to brunch (1 entry)
- Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I will draw one winner at random from all entries next Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10:00am. Must be 19 years of age or older to enter and win. The Rosewood Hotel Georgia is located on the corner of West Georgia and Howe in Downtown Vancouver. Prize includes brunch for 4 (food only) and 1 glass of Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial per guest. Reservation booking required, subject to availability. Please enjoy responsibly.
Update The winner is @bookminder!