For lovers of hidden gems and undiscovered hot spots, there is no better place for bragging rights than North Delta.
Discover this multicultural destination full of locally owned businesses, beautiful walks, and yummy eats. Whether it’s a girls’ afternoon out or a much-needed date day, explore this community for an afternoon of food, shopping and communing with nature.
Fuel up at the well-appointed Tasty Indian Bistro for lunch. This lovely space yields a mouthwatering range of cuisine from across India, as well as some original fusion options. While the butter chicken and crispy fresh pakoras deserve the rave reviews, don’t miss the palak naan and goat curry.
Delta is laden with green space stowork off lunch in one of the urban wildernesses. For the biking enthusiast, Delta Watershed is a popular ride with varied but easy terrain and loads of wildlife spotting opportunities.
Discover Burns Bog, the largest undeveloped urban wilderness in North America. This peaty wetland offers charming boardwalk strolls that twist amongst trees and unique plants. Spot nesting Sandhill cranes, the endangered southern red-backed vole, and a huge variety of migratory birds.
Find the award winning, local brewery Four Winds just around the corner from Burns Bog. Enjoy a post-walk pint or growler fill of a West Coast classic. Or sample a seasonal pour and some of the unique collaborative brews.
Indulge in an afternoon of shopping at an eclectic collection of unique and locally owned shops and services. A locavore will be spoilt for choice at the unassuming Nordel Shopping Centre, which is crammed with multi-generational, Delta-owned businesses.
Find expert advice at the self-described “Mom & Pop” Southridge Hardware or get a haircut by father or son at the Nordel Barber Shop. Stock up on locally sourced meat, produce and specialty grocery at Tropical Farm Market. Partake in homemade, traditional German sausage at Altmaerker Sausage Haus & Deli or browse for something pretty at Spektra Reflections of Home.
Pop around the corner to prowl the Watershed Artworks Gallery Shop, with a regional focus on carefully curated original works from local artists.
Wrap up the day with dinner at One20 Public House. This gastropub style eatery is committed to a local focus when sourcing ingredients. Check out the fresh sheet for seasonal offerings, sample local craft beer and try the giant Jenga.
For eating, shopping or wandering in the woods, the diversity of North Delta’s multicultural neighborhoods and serene park space offer something for everyone; spend an afternoon discovering what the locals already know!