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With a nod from Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List and voted Vancouver’s best place for imaginative cocktails or a stiff drink, this upmarket pub is the perfect place for after-work libations. Everything about The Cascade Room harks back to the golden age of cocktails. Classics are the focus here, but more contemporary creations are also featured. Try the signature Hemingway daiquiri with its generous splashes of pink grapefruit juice and lime. Consider the in-house charcuterie, Venison & Pork Bolognese or the British Bangers & Mash for your dinner meal.
Part lounge, part bar, and part restaurant, this hidden establishment in the Mount Pleasant area is always buzzing with activity. With no signage marking the entrance, only locals who know to look for the red light above a plain doorway will find themselves entrance into this hipster watering hole. Craft beers and signature cocktails perfectly compliment an upscale pub menu of flatbreads, tacos, truffle popcorn, Guinness baked mac n' cheese, seafood and kale manicotti and more.
Army Navy & Airforce Veterans Club - Taurus #298 or Anavets Unit No. 298 is a rocking club for not only military veterans but also civilians. This enduring favorite has karaoke nights, shuffleboards and cheap drinks. You will find the place cramped on Wednesdays and Saturdays for the karaoke nights and if you don't come in early, you might miss the bus. This is the place where you get to mingle with hipsters and cool vets who can give a run for your money, so don't wager on anything be it the karaoke, darts or shuffleboard unless you are sure of it.
Voted as the best brew pub on multiple occasions, this is a popular hot spot in the city. There are pool tables, live music on certain days and DJ events on others. Ales and lagers are brewed on the premises, including Indian Arm Pale Ale and Red Brick Bitter. The restaurant is family-friendly and offers a kids' menu too. The place has has TV screens, so you can enjoy a good game with friends over a couple of cold beers and their delicious pub grub. With a delectable menu on hand, you're sure to come out satisfied and happy.
The New Oxford of the Donnelly Group is practically an ode to pop culture and British sporting culture. Here you will find vintage bikes lining the ceiling and portraits of pensive personalities adorning the walls. The fifty-foot-long glossy bar serves classic cocktails, beer, local drinks and pub fare. Or you could slide into one of the cozy seats with a group of friends and become a part of the happening crowd that defines this bar.
Two Parrots Perch & Grill is a fun place to be in where you will find it always buzzing with people. Known for their delicious breakfast and Tuesday karaoke nights, there is always something going on here. Locals love to hang out here for the drinks and the infamous two pounds Beef Burger. To pair with these tasty delights, they have local craft brews on tap, as well a range of other spirits and liquers.
Morrissey Irish Bar & Restaurant is well stocked with Irish ales and spirits. Dark wood trim and wooden tables give it a warm, welcoming feel. Sit in the comfortable couches placed around the fireplace. Good food and generous portions are trademarks here. It has a wide assortment of beers on tap, including traditional Irish brews like Kilkenny and Guinness and other exotic variants. The venue is also famous for hosting special events like DJ nights and live acts.
This Irish-West Coast watering hole is adding another feather to the entertainment cap of Granville Street. Its clientèle ranges from business executives at lunch to young urbanite pub-crawlers at night. The wood-paneled bar at the Lennox Pub is styled after modern European taverns, with chandeliered ceilings, booth seating and a sit-down bar and island counter. The kitchen prepares the usual pub grub of sandwiches and burgers, but real meals like New York steak, fish and chips and chicken are available, too. There are a variety of international brews on tap. Call for more details.
The Fountainhead Pub is one of the affluent pubs in the West End neighborhood of Vancouver. The dark and opulent interiors make for a perfect evening to be enjoyed with friends over drinks, pool games and good food. The pub stretches out into a patio from where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the street. With great service, good food, notable selection of drinks and cool interiors, The Fountainhead Pub gets full points in every patron's book. To know more, do visit the website.
This welcoming bistro is as close as you will get to Dublin in Vancouver. Specializing in whiskey and beer, the Irish Heather has been raved about since opening in 1998. Sit down to a meal of steak and Guinness pot pie, or go for the more classic bangers and mash. Even James Joyce's favorite sandwich is on the menu. Enjoy live music that will keep your eyes smiling, whether they are Irish or not. Oddly enough the lunch menu becomes available again each night; check website for more details.
The Lamplighter is a famous hang out for club goers. It is one of the oldest pubs of the city and is known for its cozy ambiance and top class events. The quaint interiors of the pub only add to its majestic look. Besides serving an array of beverages and pub meals, the pub entertains its patrons with the best of live performances. It hosts live musicals, concerts and other events in its premises on a regular basis. The pub also rents out its space for corporate events and parties. So, host your next event at this venue and a ball of a time is guaranteed!
At the end of some days, all you need is a familiar face and cold beer. The Black Frog offers just that making it the perfect local haunt for classic ales, wines, whiskeys and more. Food is served too with a fare that includes the usual suspects of chips, burgers and sandwiches. A great Irish pub that lets you knock back a few and enjoy the game.