Barside Lounge & Grill at Chances Casino Kamloops to Re-open for Dine-In Service

Patio is open for business

Rigorous health & safety procedures, Same dining experience

Wing Night is moving to Wednesday

New queue system to promote safe distancing

July 8, 2020 – Gateway Casinos & Entertainment (Gateway) is excited to announce that Barside Lounge & Grill at Chances Casino Kamloops will re-open for dine-in and takeout service on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Over the past month, Gateway has been phasing the re-opening of food & beverage locations across Canada, starting with MATCH locations in Langley Courtenay and Campbell River.

“We are very excited to re-open the Barside Lounge & Grill and welcome back our team.  The health and well-being of our employees and guests is our top priority,” says Todd Pollock, VP, Food & Beverage at Gateway Casinos

Maintaining a clean environment is a year-round priority and it is regular practice to clean all hard surfaces, such as door handles and tables. Under the current environment, Barside is being hyper-vigilant in our cleaning protocols throughout our properties to prevent the spread of transmittable illnesses, including COVID-19.

While things may look a bit different, your dining experience will be everything you remember. Guests will be able to enjoy the spectacular patio on those sunny summer days and fan favourite Wing Night is back and moving to Wednesday!

Barside has implemented a new virtual queue system that will allow guests to text to join the waitlist and safely wait in their vehicles until their table is ready.   “This system will allow our staff to properly prepare the dining room for each guest, and ensure there is no congestion at the entrance as guests wait to be seated, ” says Pollock.

To welcome everyone back, each guest that visits the restaurant from July 9 to July 19 will be entered into a daily draw for a round of golf for two at Tobiano golf course.  The day’s winner will be announced at the end of each operating day through the sites facebook page

The restaurants will be open 5 days a week with adjusted hours of operation.

Barside Lounge & Grill

1250 Halston Avenue, Kamloops

(250) 554-1030

Wednesday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm ; 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm; 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Closed daily from 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Monday & Tuesday CLOSED

Seating will be available in the dining room and on the patio.

Media Contact:

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment:

Tanya Gabara 

Director, Public Relations


About Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited 

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada with 26 gaming properties in British Columbia and Ontario and two additional properties in Edmonton, Alberta. Across its entire portfolio, Gateway currently employs over 8,000 people and features approximately 421 table games (including 48 poker tables), 14,162 slots, 82 food and beverage outlets and 561 hotel rooms. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway’s proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club.  In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Additional information is available at* All figures as at February 13, 2020