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.
One of Canada's biggest LGBT nightclubs, Celebrities is a veritable haunt for all the night owls in the city and has been around since 80's!. This larger-than-life, multi-storied club is dotted with numerous bars and comfortable lounges where you can take a breather from all that action. The vast dance floor is usually crowded with beautiful people who let their hair down to the tunes of the resident DJ and various live acts by international artists, from Boy George to Bob Sinclair and Tiesto. Colorful events, drag shows, weekly themed nights and live gigs keep you entertained as you get a taste of the city's vibrant nightlife. The space can also be rented for business meetings and parties, and the club also offers catering services. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
The Roxy is an upscale, chic Downtown club flocked by party animals. The crowd is mostly a sporty, casual college crowd. Some of the best DJs are known to spin some great music here till the wee hours of morning. They also offer their venue and catering facilities to host some of your most special parties and celebrations that will be an unforgettable experience. Call ahead for more details.
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.
The Cambie pub is located at Cambie Street in the Cambie Hostel premises. It is frequented by locals; mostly students and backpackers who come here to enjoy cheap beer over season's games and pub food. Beer and spirits flow till late hours and make for a good time.
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.
The Cabaret Biltmore is an amalgamation of old time glory and new age elegance. The aim of the club is to introduce Vancouver to some classy entertainment. This is done by encouraging local talent and presenting myriad of renowned international names every night. The club brings together New Orleans, Gothic Bordello, Rock Club and 1940's Shanghai Show, giving audiences a taste of cabaret in these times. Live music shows, comedy acts and fashion shows dominate the events schedule. The club also offers their spacious and comfortable green rooms for bands and performers. Old is truly gold at Biltmore!
This establishment is part of the city's fluid club scene. Bar None is an oasis for chic, fashion-forward Vancouverites. And you can tell by the fusion décor, cigar humidor and martini bar that this is the hangout of the city's young, urban professionals: it is sleek, ultra hip and funky. Nightly entertainment ranges from live bands to DJs. There is a dress code in effect, so avoid wearing sneakers or denim. Considered one of the places to be, get there early to avoid waiting in line.
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.