The Frog peak cafe opened its doors in the summer of 2005 and has been happily serving the community breakfast and lunch ever since. We strive to support as many local farmers and use fresh ingredients in all of our food. The frog peak cafe is a busy community hub that also supports a thriving art community with monthly art shows featuring local artists. The 120 year old building is sitting on 1 acer of beautiful gardens with stone patios and a large play area for children. If you are looking for adventure then take our free bikes out for a ride on the rails to trails a beautiful trail meandering along the slocan river that starts right in front of the cafe. We look forward to feeding and serving our community every day.
Alligator Pie Catering is an off-site catering service operating in and around the Nelson area. From elegant affair to casual get together, we are able to provide a wide range of quality gourmet cuisine to suit the customers needs at an affordable price.
Smash Burgers + Fries + Poutine – Keeping it simple, yet delicious!
Ashman’s is dedicated to producing food cooked right. Fresh beef, smashed into a hot griddle producing a tasty seared finish.
Come on down to order or order online: https://ashmansburgers.square.site/
A micro-brewery and 55 seat taproom located in the heart of Nelson on Baker Street. Stop in to have a pint or grab a growler to enjoy a beer wherever you like.
Nelson’s Powder Destination! Baldface Lodge offers an incredible wilderness experience on Nelson’s back doorstep! Come explore the 32,000 acre Tenure with us and have the best time of your life with our incredible staff and terrain!
Featured internationally on TV, in Movies, and in the press, Baldface Lodge is an amazing destination for a world class shred experience.
Carved out of the forested upland above Kootenay Lake, our unique 18-hole layout offers well-maintained fairways and undulating greens to challenge any skill level. Created by Canada’s foremost golf course architect, Les Furber, the Balfour Golf Course boasts a 6,800 yard, 18-hole layout with features you would expect only from a premium-rated golf experience while maintaining its small town feel that is so coveted in the Kootenay region. In addition to our great golf course, we also have a full length driving range (which includes complementary use of clubs for those that are not packing) and a fully licensed restaurant offering up delicious meals at all times of the day!
Located in the West Kootenays, Bear Spring Eco Retreat offers novel canvas glamping accommodations. Nestled in the mountains with stunning river views, our property includes an event centre perfect for intimate concerts or weddings (opening summer 2022), a refreshing outdoor solar shower and edible food gardens. Our 300 acre property is perfect for urbanites seeking an outdoor experience immersed in nature without foregoing any of the comforts of home. Located just 12 minutes from the artist city of Nelson, we’re close enough to town to order take-out yet, just far enough to gaze at the Milky Way. Our mostly off-grid, eco-friendly retreat offers modern luxuries including queen size beds and linens, solar lighting and a communal outdoor cooking area complete with dishes and utensils. All you need to bring is food. Enjoy nature walks, foraging, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing and wild life viewing at or near our sustainable retreat.
Beauties is a passion project of three friends who like thin NY style pizza, quality draft beer, fun and mischievous cocktails and good times. Located in the dead centre of downtown Nelson, we serve pizza and mischief until midnight every night. Friday nights get wild with a local DJ spinning vinyl from 7pm-late.
BioBio Guest Suite and Guest House are located on an organic farm within a 10 min drive to the vibrant community of Nelson. The best of both worlds: the peace and beauty of the rural setting only a short drive ( or bus ride) to historic Baker St. with its restaurants, art galleries, bookshops and boutiques.
There are 2 options for accomodation. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 4 people. BioBIo GUest House has 2 bedrooms, a TV/den, a living room and sleeps 6 people in beds.
Both are lovingly built by a Swiss carpenter using the highest quality eco materials on our organic farm ( Arrowhead Farm). Enjoy the fresh air and space of the country setting only a 10 min drive from downtown Nelson. 30 minutes to Whitewater Ski Resort.
Arrowhead Farm is situated on a quiet road, away from the highway, but easy access from town.
BioBio Suite is on the first floor. There are no steps from the parking to the suite and none within. The main suite is occupied by the owner. There is no overlap of living areas ensuring peace and privacy for both. BioBio suite has its own entrance and a fenced in yard separate from the yard of the main house. It has a lovely private patio.
BioBio Guest House has its own driveway and parking area and is very private. There are steps both outside and within the house. There is a beautiful flagstone patio with garden furniture and access to the natural swimming pools.
Both are built with low VOC paints and natural finishes, wood, stone and are equipped with Heat Return Ventillators for the best air quality and energy efficiency.
Quality furnishings, new memory mattresses, WiFi ( can be turned off on request), washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, TV, Netflix.
While staying at the BioBio Suite or Guest House you will have an option to buy our farm fresh organic produce, Kootenay Local Agricultural Society certified.
Please enquire about our farm/pond permaculture tours and workshops on farm crafts: milking, cheese, butter, sour cream and yoghurt making, sourdough bread baking, fermenting, preserving.
In the area:
We are located 10 min by car from Nelson. In the summer time many Nelsonites use Blewett Rd as their biking trail. It is 30 min by bike to Nelson and 50 ( or more) min back, as we are uphill from town. There is also a city bus that stops in front of the farm on request. Going to town by bike and taking a bus back saves you an uphill ride.
Whtewater Ski resort, 30 min by car, famous for its champagne powder. Nelson was voted The Best Ski Town in North America by Powder Magazine.
Granite Point Golf course, 10 min by car
closest beach: Taghum Beach, 5 min by car
mountain biking: world class, abundant, closest area Morning Mountain is accessible from the house, a 10 min bike ride on Blewett Rd.
Busaba, we are Nelson’s own authentic Thai restaurant! Here you will relax in our stylish, elegant, and recently renovated space. Surround yourself with beautiful Thai artwork while unwinding with tasteful, soft background music. We feature an open kitchen design where you can enjoy watching our cooks create many delicious authentic Thai dishes.
We offer quality Japanese Sake, selection of BC wines, and are excited to now offer some cocktails. Our signature cocktails consist of ingredients such as lemongrass, Thai basil, chili, lime, and mint. Whether you are dining in or dining out with takeout, Busaba wants to make every occasion a special one.
Hungry? Our pizza shop has great food! Come try our new SPELT CRUST and for allergies try SOY CHEESE. We have chicken wings, pasta and the best cheesy garlic fingers. Don’t cook tonight…call 354-1999
We are located on Svoboda Road, 2.4 kms from the city of Nelson. Svoboda Road is home to many popular mountain biking trails of all levels. From our beautiful glamping sites you can ride out to the trails, already up the mountain. We are surrounded by the West Arm Wilderness Park so it is pristine forest, creeks and hiking trails also all around us. Being 10 minutes from Nelson also opens up all the amenities of this lovely town…biking/hiking/walking trails at the foot of Svoboda Road that go for miles in either direction; fabulous restaurants, craft breweries, shops, beaches and in non Covid times many festivals and music, and arts events.
We have four 14 foot in diameter domes, each with a twin bed, but room for another twin bed if desired; one 32 foot dome with a queen, and three twin beds; two cabins with queen beds, and a 32 foot travel trailer that is suitable for six people and is self contained with a shower, bathroom, full kitchen. There is a gazebo, full kitchen, three showeres and composting toilets, fire pit for the domes and cabins. All the domes have carpets, dressers, ‘real” beds, linens, towels. We are only filling to 1/2 capacity due to Covid 19 so each group can have their own shower and bathroom. Perfect for mountain bikers, families or a romantic retreat. The property is home to the Martin’s organic farm….full of beautiful flowering gardens, veggies, berries and fruit trees. Quiet, lush, and in the wilderness but close to Nelson.
Newly built, totally self-contained 2 bedroom house with off street parking.
Located 3 blocks from Historic Downtown Baker Street.
Pets negotiable; extra charge may apply.
This is a non smoking property.
Minimum 2 night stay.
Evergreen Natural Foods-Fresh, Organic, Wholesome since 1990. Home of: The Everbean Cafe-offering a refreshing fusion of foods and beverages from around the world. Open store hours 7 days a week.
The store offers Certified Organic, gourmet and wholesome foods from local sources and from around the world, seasonal garden centre and fruit stand.
In our cafe we have organic local roasted coffees, espresso, tea, and many other beverage choices made to order as well as a variety of homemade style foods fresh from our kitchen.
Finley’s Irish Bar & Grill is a great place to have some amazing food. We offer live entertainment, karaoke, live DJ and our kitchen is open until 2:00 am. We are the only pub that has patio with an excellent view of the lake and mountains. Start your evening at Finley’s.
We look forward to seeing down at the neighbourhood pub that has been in Nelson for more than 100 years. Come Eat, Drink and have some fun.
Halcyon Hot Springs Resort has a wide variety of exclusive accommodations scattered throughout the serene, forested surroundings. Whether travelling for business or on family vacation, Halcyon has the right place for you. From private, exquisite cabins to family style cottages and grandiose loft chalets, our accommodations provide you with that private getaway experience. All our accommodations are within walking distance of the hot springs. With onsite SPA services and the Kingfisher Restaurant, you will not have to worry about a thing. When it comes time to rest, relax and rejuvenate, Halcyon is here for you. Welcome home.
Jackson’s Hole & Grill, one of Nelson’s best restaurants. Serving a wide variety of fresh, homemade foods, you are sure to find something for everyone. Come and enjoy Nelson’s best patio, or spend time in our turn of the century lounge or restaurant. Come and see what so many others already know! Great food, great Service, great times!
JB’s is a family friendly atmosphere, home to…
Delicious home made burgers,
hand cut fries, piled high nachos,
AAA New York Steak, and
Famous Fish and Chips.
A beautiful, quiet, park like resort on the North Shore of Kootenay Lake. Only minutes to Nelson and close to Kokanee Glacier Park and Ainsworth Hot Springs. Cozy, clean kitchen suites and in summer a gorgeous breakfast included in a very reasonable price. Beach access and kayak rental.
Our ‘Outdoor Resort’ is literally in the middle of existing activities: Kokanee Glacier Park with short trails and multi day hikes is on our doorstep. Kootenay Lake with great sailing, kayaking, fishing and swimming is right in front of us. Next to our place starts a Wilderness Road, leading to the Six Mile Lakes and the Slocan Valley. And Nelson is only 8 km away.
We serve our members and community and strengthen our local food system by providing the highest quality, local, sustainable, and organic products at reasonable prices, in a welcoming environment, with exemplary customer service.
Kootenai Hideaway is a private lakefront cabin accommodation moments north of Kaslo. Queens Bay Hideaway is a private lakefront cottage just 5 minutes north of Balfour.
The completely renovated cabin sleeps 5-6 and has a queen size bed and a double futon couch/bed with an upper bunk in the front view room. There are also two single beds in the loft bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped along with a BBQ. There is a full bathroom with a shower. There is everything that you will need in the cabin including all bedding, linens and towels. There is ample parking and a RV power plugin on the cabin.The 200′ of private lake frontage consists mainly of small, smooth, flat pebbles that are made to skip on the lakes’ surface forever. The beach has a gradual slope into the lake which makes it safer for children. At the beach there is a fire-pit, hammock, tenting spots, horseshoe pitch or try the productive fishing from shore at the mouth of the creek. The cabin is located near the end of a no-thru road and is well away from the main roadway. You will only hear the wind and water as the other properties are well hidden past the trees. Email or call Darrell and Chloe for more information on the cabin or the Kaslo area and its activities. 250-825-4568 Two Lakeside family vacation solutions for all four Seasons.
Kootenay Tamil Kitchen is a South Indian Restaurant in Nelson, BC. We serve real authentic South Indian food exclusive for the people of Kootenays. We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.
We take pride in providing authentic Indian spices to the people of the Kootenays.
We are Tamils by birth living in the Kootenay region. Being far far away from home, we’ve had many a craving for a simple South Indian meal. The ones which we were lovingly fed by our mothers and grandmothers, where we had no calorie-counting. We wanted to recreate those awesome dishes and present them to our beloved Kootenay community.