Uptown Waterloo has become a sort of foodie hub over the last few years and it’s no surprise that since White Rabbit opened it has become a hip spot for drinks and dining.
With no parking available along King Street, we parked at Waterloo Town Square, bundled up and took a short walk over to the restaurant.
We were greeted by the bartender and offered a seat. White Rabbit has a unique urban look with flairs of industrial elements to make up the decor, including a large garage door at the front of the restaurant.
Surprisingly, sitting by the door we had a very comfortable temperature and a nice view of the night lights that illuminate uptown.
We were provided two menus — first a dinner menu and then a cocktail and spirits menu.
I don’t think you will find a larger selection of spirits at any restaurant in the region as you will at White Rabbit. It claims to have the largest back-bar in the city and rightfully call themselves a Spirit House.
With several selections in each spirit category, cocktails, wines and beers there is an abundance of choice. I chose a house cocktail called the Rabbit Greyhound ($8) to start and my companion chose a pint of Okanagan Pale Ale ($6.75) from the draft selection.
We both enjoyed our beverages while perusing the food menu. A suitable selection of appetizers and mains were available as well as some sandwiches and salads. They also offer four types of charcuterie boards in the appetizer section that seemed very popular among…