Just over a year ago, Siddall and I were married in the endearing, historical confines of Heritage Park. The reception was held in the Wainwright Hotel and the catering was divine.
To revisit those memories for our first anniversary, we made our way back to the Wainwright for lunch. While the historic village is closed for the Winter Season, there are the odd times it opens, such as Once Upon A Christmas.
The hotel specializes in simple, tastes-like-home fare, and both the surroundings of the Wainwright itself, and the period-dressed servers take one back in time.
I had the Mediterranean Wrap with the soup du jour (beef vegetable), and Siddall had a CBLT (you can figure it out). The soup was hot and fresh, and the wrap was jam packed and balanced.
We did a switcheroo so I also tried half of the CBLT. The bread (fresh from the Heritage Park bakery) was lovely. It’s hard to go wrong with a BLT, cheese or no, in my books as it’s a sentimental favourite of mine. I paired with a Big Rock Traditional, and Siddall went with the coffee (refills abound).
For dessert, cherry pie was my must have. The crust was spot-on but the filling a bit on the sweet side. Siddall went with the bread pudding, but it wasn’t her favourite thing she’s eaten. Our server was polite and attentive without being overbearing.
All in all a lovely little lunch. If you’re looking for beefier, year-round fare, we definitely recommend the Selkirk Grille.