With Western cuisine as its staple but absorbing a host of other ethnic flavors, Vancouver is an underrated gem when it comes to gastronomic pleasures.


From champagne bars to vibrant speakeasies, Vancouver is a bar-hopper’s dream.

With more restaurants per capita than New York, Toronto and Las Vegas, Vancouver’s ethnic diversity shines through in its local dining scene. With an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, the city’s chefs have laid out a global feast for travelers. For a bespoke dining itinerary, please contact the dedicated Concierge at



Royal Dinette

After his last brainchild, Farmer's Apprentice, took Resturant of the Year at the Vancouver Magazine Awards, acclaimed local Chef David Gunawan has finally brought his locavore ways to downtown. Enjoy this throwback diner's farm to table menu, including a butcher's station and fresh pasta complimented by hand-crafted cocktails. Serving lunch on weekdays and dinner Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday.

905 Dunsmuir Street
Telephone: +1 604 974 8077


Modern Canadian cuisine gets social at Hawksworth Restaurant's sister restaurant, Nightingale. Located in a two-story cavernous space, the restaurant is reminiscent of an old bank. This lively space serves up simple and creative house-made pizzas, pastas and seasonal veggie dishes that can be shared with friends old and new. The buzzing bar offers local craft beers, complementing wines or on-tap gin and tonics to complete the meal. 

1017 West Hastings Street
Telephone: +1 604-695-9500


Set in the trendy and fashionable Kitsilano neighbourhood, Maenam serves authentic and approachable Thai cuisine in a modern, hip atmosphere. Though the dining room is certainly more reminiscent of a North American metropolis, the dishes are inspired by Thai street-hawkers, and tell a story in flavour and spices.

1928 West Fourth Avenue
Telephone: +1 604 730 5579


The Keefer Bar

The Keefer Bar is a place to go to unwind in a unique atmosphere where cocktails, food and music are in harmony. The intricately designed cocktail program focuses on Apothecary-style drinks created to soothe ailments and balance one's mood. Ingredients for the Asian influenced small-plated food and specially crafted drinks are sourced from local Chinatown markets and herbalists. 

135 Keefer Street
Telephone: +1 604 688 1961