When it comes to describing the food plated at the Hawksworth Restaurant, patrons complement the clean tastes, perfect ingredients and exemplary culinary technique. With a kitchen steered by chef David Hawksworth, the restaurant has achieved its fame by sourcing the best in local ingredients and creatively complementing natural flavors. The menu covers breakfast through dinner including a wonderful spread for brunch. Pair you meal with a wine from their selection and finish off with a classic dessert. The perfect place to dine, especially if looking to indulge and impress.
In the heart of the downtown arts and cultural district, Uva Wine Bar offers up a list of exceptional wines in a sleek and contemporary setting. Although the focus here is decidedly Italian, you wouldn't know it from the funky red patterned wallpaper and ultra modern furniture and lighting. You'll find all the classic cocktails as well as a wide selection of digestives and aperitifs. Try a selection of cheeses from the fertile valleys of Italy, with the 24-month aged prosciutti de daniele with arugula and parmesan and a glass of old-world red.
Stylish and bursting with color, Opus is one of the more upscale bars in the city of Vancouver. Opening daily at 5p, the bar sees recognizable clientele that come here either to unwind or party on. The snazzy interiors, clever cocktail list and incredible music makes this one of the hippest night spots in the city.
If you are looking for a nice place to drink and dine with your friends, then you should be heading for Granville Room. Located in Downtown Vancouver, this cocktail tavern is quite popular for its extensive cocktail and beer selections. With interiors that look right out of a classic Hollywood flick, Granville Room is a perfect setting for late night outs with friends. They also serve contemporary and classic cuisine from a tapas style menu. One visit to this sophisticated bar will definitely bring you back again.
Established in 2007, Score on Davie is a famous sports and gay bar. It has won a number of awards including Best Gay Bar, Best Sports Bar and Best Breakfast. Not only that but the restaurant is also popular with the locals and tourists for its burgers, salads and pizzas. It is the perfect place to catch the season's game over drinks and good food in a very relaxed atmosphere. Open from 11a onwards on weekdays and 10a onwards on weekends.
This popular downtown brewpub offers lunch, dinner and pub menus; the latter is sure to satisfy any late-evening hunger pangs. The pub serves delicious meals washed down with refreshing beer: perfect for a cold, rainy day. Those craving burgers can try out the varied assortment of burgers at their disposal. The beer list at Steamworks features several seasonal items along with mainstays like Nirvana Nut Brown Ale and Lions Gate Lager. You can also host private parties at this venue, it can hold upto 200 people.
Relish the zesty taste of authentic Mexican cuisine at La Taqueria. This Mexican fast food restaurant chain is famous all over British Columbia for their delicious tacos and burritos served with fiery in-house made hot sauces. The menu includes multiple choices in veggie tacos, meat and seafood tacos, burritos and quesadillas. This traditional Mexican restaurant uses organic, fresh and only locally sourced ingredients to prepare their tacos, burritos and hot sauces. They also provide catering services for bulk order placements.
New India Buffet & Restaurant boasts of a charming dining room with a vivid red bar, and red tables and chairs, infused with a vibrant Asian aura. It serves Indian classics tweaked to suit modern tastes, complemented by beer and wine. It offers lunch and dinner buffets at set prices, which include dishes like Spring Rolls, Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Curry, Mini Samosa, Saffron Sweet Rice and Indian Yogurt Curry. However, customers need to order for items separately from its takeaway menu, which has typical dishes such as Palak Paneer, a cottage cheese dish, Chicken Tikka and Prawn Curry.
Enjoy a friendly night with the locals at the Fairview Pub in central Vancouver. Here one can choose their vice of choice and break into the beats of the live bands that performs here. Featuring artists such as BrickHouse and Urban Jam, the pub is packed on most days of the week. The hearty pub food, great entertainment and steady flow of booze make it a great place to hang out with friends.
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ offers a cozy dining space with dim lighting for savoring Japanese cuisine, with a focus on barbecue dishes. Guests can either order from the à la carte menu or opt for one of the prix fixe menus for couples and groups. Start your meal with appetizers like Sweet Potato Fries, Fried Bacon Chips and Fried Calamari. The main course consists of Premium Rib Eye, Angus Beef Ribs, Toro Beef and Pork Belly. There are plenty of options for vegetarians too with dishes such as King Oyster Mushrooms and Zucchini. Do not miss the selection of sake and virgin cocktails, along with desserts like Banana Chocolate Ice Cream.
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.