Vancouver Pubs/Apres/Nightlife



Jaguar Pub & Steakhouse

3483 Kingsway

Located in the Ramada Hotel Suites Metrotown Vancouver, the Jaguar Pub & Steakhouse is open for lunch and dinner daily. The sports bar show live televised sporting events on its many televisions. During the summer, outdoor patio seating is available.

604 434-5240


Seawall Bar & Grill Vancouver

1601 Bayshore Dr.

This waterfront restaurant and lounge is located at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver and overlooks Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains. Featuring indoor and outdoor dining, the Seawall Bar & Grill is a great place to dine on seafood and sip on a chilled beverage.

1 604 682-3377


Morrissey Irish House

1227 Granville St.

The Morrissey Irish House is an inviting hideaway on trendy Granville Street. This casual Irish pub is located in the Ramada Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver and offers plenty of space for a casual pint. The menu is filled with plenty of Irish favourites including Shepherd's Pie, Irish Stew and a great selection of appetizers.

604 682-0909


The Winking Judge Pub

103-888 Burrard St.

A traditional pub, the Winking Judge features a dark-wood interior and a classic pub menu. Cozy up in a booth with a Guiness and meat pie on a rainy day or enjoy the patio on a hot day. Located downtown, it is a popular watering hole for the after work crowd.

1 604 684-9465


Howard Johnson Lounge

1176 Granville St.

The Howard Johnson Lounge features a relaxing atmopshere, where friends gather to play pool and enjoy fine brews. The pub features a wide range of menu items.

1 604 688-8701


DiVino Wine Bar

1590 Commercial Dr.

This wine bar, located on the corner of Commercial and Graveley, offers a wide range of British Columbia produced wines as well as samples from the rest of the globe. Tapas dining is available to accompany the wine.

1 604 258-0005


Funky Winker Bean's

35 Hastings St. W

As the name suggests, this funky downtown pub on West Hastings Street has been around for more than 30 years and is frequented by old-timers, college students and locals alike. The pub also offers rooms for overnight accommodation.

1 604 681-5837


Pourhouse Vancouver

162 Water St.

Located in Gas Town southeast of the steam clock, this pub and restaurant has a definitive tavern appeal complete with stick-to-the-ribs kind of menu offerings. Classic cocktails and unconventional ales round out the drink menu.

1 604 568-7022



1696 Duranleau St.

This Granville Island landmark offers relaxing dining in its bistro wine bar, fine dining room and pub on the waterfront. Specialties include rack of lamb and grilled salmon and gourmet pizzas and burgers.

604 687-4400


The Windjammer Inn

3079 Main St.

This pub offers several different beers and ales as well as classic fish and chips. Customers can enjoy both an indoor atmosphere and an outdoor patio environment. The place is open everyday from 11am to 11pm.

604 876-6446


Tatlow's Broiler Bar

2741 W 4th Ave.

This Kitsilano pub is popular with locals and students and provides TVs, a fireplace, a heated patio and a full bar. It is open seven days from 11am to 2am with early opening on Saturday and Sunday at 9.30am.

604 739-8668


The Fountainhead Pub

1025 Davie St.

The Fountainhead Pub is an upscale pub with an after-work atmosphere. It features a pool table, darts, and lunch and dinner menu. Items include entrees, burgers and wraps, sandwiches, salads, starters, and more.

604 687-2222


Yagger's Downtown

433 West Pender St.

Adopting the mantra of "fun food & serious drinks" Yagger's offers a fresh approach to globally inspired comfort food created by one of Vancouver's top chefs. Retro tunes, big screen TVs and jagermeister on tap provide a popular destination.

604 602-7030



3293 4th Ave. W

This bar and restaurant has pub-style food to offer along with the opportunity to watch sports on TV, in a casual atmosphere. It is open Monday to Saturday from 4.30pm to 1am.

604 736-0212


Cheshire Cheese Inn

4585 Dunbar St.

This English-style pub, known locally as "the Cheese", has been serving the Kerrisdale area of Vancouver since 1979 and offers a typical British inn environment coupled with traditional pub food. Customers can enjoy dishes such as fish and chips, steak and Guinness pie and toad in the hole while sipping on pints of Canadian and imported beer, including Okanagan Spring, Stella Artois, Guinness and Strongbow.

1 604 224-2521


Elephant & Castle

385 Burrard St. (Historic Marine Building)

Elephant & Castle is known for their classic British fare and comforting pub atmosphere. Menu options include fish 'n' chips, Shepherd's pie and stuffed Yorkshire pudding, fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers and more.

1 604 696-6730


Kingston Taphouse & Grille

755 Richards St.

This contemporary pub in the heart of downtown Vancouver serves the best of both regional and international cuisine. Its long drinks list offers an extensive selection of cocktails and martinis, and a quality selection of international beer.

604 681-7011


Fogg 'N Suds

1323 Robson St.

Fogg 'N Suds is a pub-style restaurant with locations across BC, including one on Robson Street in Vancouver. The establishment offers a wide selection of beers and a menu of burgers, nachos, steaks and other standard pub fare.

1 604 683-2337



871 Beatty St.

Part brew pub, part slow-smoked barbecue, this downtown eatery is a meat lover's dream.

604 682-2739


Kino Cafe and Flamenco Bar

3456 Cambie St.

This popular, laid-back, pub-style establishment features live flamenco dancing and swing music on most evenings.

604 875-1998


Sammy J Peppers

1517 Anderson St.

This pub and restaurant has a few locations in Greater Vancouver including this one on Granville Island. It offers sports on large screen TVs and tapas, burgers, sandwiches and wraps.

1 604 696-0739


Stella's Tap & Tapas Bar

1191 Commercial Dr.

If beer connoisseurs are craving a taste of Belgium, Stella's on the Drive is the place to go. The bar features an extensive selection of Belgian beers, along with a lunch and dinner menu of tapas, burgers, moules and more. Brunch available Saturday and Sunday.

1 604 254-2437


Ceili's Irish Pub & Restaurant

670 Smithe St.

Part of the Pennylane Entertainment Group, Ceili's Irish Pub and Restaurant has locations in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. This popular Irish pub fosters a jovial Irish atmosphere with live music, a hearty pub menu with Irish favourites, and cool drinks. Vancouver's biggest Irish pub, Ceili's boasts three floors and a spacious rooftop patio and is located in Vancouver's popular Granville district.

604 697-9199


Oscar's Pub

3684 East Hastings St.

Oscar's Pub is a sports bar with traditional pub accents with plenty of televisions showing various sports. Open for lunch and dinner, they also serve breakfast items from 11am to 3pm for those late risers. Along with three satellites, four big screens and seven TVs, guests can play the lottery and Pacific Holdem. A liquor store is also onsite.

1 604 298-5825


The Cedar Cottage Pub

3728 Clark Dr.

Best described as a neighbourhood bar, Cedar Cottage has a full kitchen to provide a menu filled with pub favourites. Regulars can catch the latest sports game on their bar TV that broadcasts Canucks games during the season. A pool table, dart board, keno, wireless Internet access are other features. In the summer, an outdoor patio is well used.

1 604 876-1411


Steamworks Brewing Co.

The Landing, 375 Water St.

A return to traditional brewing methods without preservatives or artificial ingredients. Food specialties are beer soup with roast chicken and vegetables, crabcakes, pizzas and seafood from a wood burning oven.

604 689-2739


Lou's Grill & Bistro

3357 Broadway W

This bar and dining experience offers hot wings, cheesy nachos, burgers, sandwiches, salads, chicken stir-fry and soups. It also features musical entertainment including country, dance, hip hop and jazz.

604 736-9872


Library Square Public House

300 W. Georgia St.

Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere at Library Square with pool tables, foosball and pinball games. Located blocks from major stadiums and venues, its a great place to enjoy a pre- or post-event drink.

604 633-9644


TC Lions Pub

100-837 Hastings St. W

A casual, English-style Gastown pub made cozy by dark wood and brass decor. Entertainment is featured every Friday night.

604 681-4121


Darby's Pub

2001 MacDonald St.

Darby's Pub offers a brunch, lunch, dinner and bar menu from its Kitsilano area location. Its signature dish is steak from 28 day dry aged Canada AAA beef and the place is open from 11.30am everyday.

1 604 731-0617


The Five Point

3124 Main St.

This trendy lounge and restaurant features a dark, social atmosphere and serves the usual pub fare of tappas, burgers, steaks, nachos and more. An open mic is hosted weekly.

1 604 876-5810


Yaletown Brewing Co.

1111 Mainland St.

Brews its own beer as a fine accompaniment to pizza, pasta, and spit-roasted foods in a wood-burning oven. Brewery tours available. DJ in pub Thursday thru Saturday and bands play on Monday night.

604 681-2739


Malone's Sports Bar

2202 Cornwall Ave.

Malone's is a rustic sports bar with a fine menu. There are 15 satellite televisions to view great sports action.

1 604 737-7777


Shark Club Bar & Grill

180 West Georgia St.

The Shark Club Bar & Grill features big TV screens showing worldwide sporting events. An extensive menu and special events are also offered. Open late daily.

1 604 687-4275



222 - 1025 Robson

A sports grill and bar located in the Robson district. Large TV screens for watching sports games. Wednesday at Mahoney's is Wing night.

1 604 662-3672




Ginger 62

1219 Granville St.

Ginger 62 is a 1960s-inspired lounge with sleek furniture and a global-inspired food menu. The bar also features live DJs and musicians. This nightclub is located in the Ramada Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver.

1 604 688-5464


Element Sound Lounge

801 West Georgia

The West coast DJ's at Element Sound Lounge will make you move.

1 604 307-4402


Commodore Ballroom

868 Granville St.

The Commodore Ballroom has been in operation for over 75 years and is still going strong. Many famous artists of the past and present have performed here. Artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Tina Turner and The Beastie Boys have set foot in this bar and concert venue.

604 739-7469



66 Water St.

Sonar Nightclub features urban and underground sounds.

604 683-6695


Stone Temple

1082 Granville St.

This casual bar has three rooms all equipped with state of the art lighting and sound systems to get the crowd dancing.

604 488-1333


Cellar Jazz Club

3611 Broadway West

A restaurant and jazz club that brings in top local and international jazz musicians. This establishment has been voted as one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world.

1 604 738-1959


Republic Nightclub

958 Granville St.

This two-level, late-night bar cum nightclub has a distinctive London club style. The main floor boasts a comfortable lounge while the second floor features a nightlife atmosphere with live music, DJs and a dance floor.

1 640 669-3266


Urban Well

1516 Yew St.

The Urban Well features live improv comedy with many scenes and sketches based on audience suggestions, as well as many other comedy shows. Some of Vancouver's finest comedic talents are showcased.

604 737-7770



1320 Richards St.

Located in downtown Vancouver, this nightclub formerly know as Wett Bar features six bars, a new state of the art sound system and a 1.5 million dollar light system. Patrons frequent this bar to people watch and soak in the aqua-themed abiance.

604 662-7707



364 Water St.

This is not a casual bar, the clientèle are impeccably dressed and ready to impress. Soak in the retro-glam decor of Shine, from the walls to the 1960s circular benches, everything is white. A variety of music is played here depending on the night, from funky house to drum ’n’ bass or hip hop in the lounge.

604 408-4321


The Modern Nightclub

7 Alexander St.

The Modern Nightclub chooses only the creme de la creme of local and international DJ's. True music lovers are promised a superior nightclub experience.

1 604 647-0121


Club 23 West

23 West Cordova St.

Club 23 dance club features Gothic, jazz and acid jazz themed nights.

604 688-5351


Au Bar

674 Seymour St.

The chic atmosphere is golden at Au Bar, featuring an array of martinis to the backdrop of heavy hip hop beats. Top 40, R&B and house are also featured on the dance floor, which is crowded on the weekends. It is safe to say that the dress code is: dress to impress.

604 648-2228


Lotus Sound Lounge

455 Abbott St.

This bar frequently features local and international guest DJs. The crowd here is young and the music of choice in this nightclub is a combination of disco, techno, house, deep funk and hip hop.

604 685-7777



881 Granville St.

Open daily from 8pm to 2am, this 12,000-square-foot nighclub is open for business. Operated by the same folks behind Celebrities Nightclub, Lux and Caprice, this club will differ in its appeal to hipsters. Monday to Thursday, big-name indie artists play live, while weekends cater to the electronic scene.

604 646-0064


The Met Pub Gastown

320 Abbott St.

A turn of the century brick room that boast Vancouver's best D&B Friday night and rated best Karaoke in the city. Cheap pints are only $2.

1 604 915-5336



1250 Richards St.

Palladium features dozens of events in addition to theme nights such as '80s night and a varied selection of music and dance.

1 604 688-2648


Caprice Nightclub

965-967 Granville St.

A spacious two-level dance club and restaurant in Vancouver's entertainment district. This bar has big-screen TVs, a large patio and comfy chairs. Top-40 dance music and hits from the past three decades are played at this establishment.

604 681-2114


Crush Champagne Lounge

1180 Granville St.

A sophisticated lounge with the energy of a nightclub, Crush Champagne Lounge features smooth jazz, R&B, classic lounge and soul. Champagne is definitely on the menu here, as well as a selection of wines.

604 684-0355


Tokyo Lounge

350-1050 Alberni St.

This bar plays hip hop, house, reggae and old school music depending on the day. Come early on the weekends to avoid standing in line as this bar fills up to capacity quickly.

604 689-0003


Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club

1015 Burrard St.

Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club features stand-up comedy by International comedians. The club has a causal elegance, is non-smoking and is fully wheelchair accessible.

1 604 696-9857


The Media Club

695 Cambie St.

The Media Club is Vancouver's premiere live music lounge. Catch established and up and coming local and international artists every night.

1 604 608-2871


Capone's Restaurant & Live Jazz Club

1141 Hamilton St.

Vancouverites in the mood for food and music can make for Capone's in Yaletown. The restaurant features live jazz performances seven nights a week while serving a menu of pizzas, pastas, tapas and more. Open daily for dinner, weekends for brunch.

1 604 684-7900


Kits Pub on Broadway

1424 West Broadway St.

Fun-minded DJ dance club featuring top hits from today and yesterday. Open nightly. Drink specials are available.

1 604 736-5811


Bar None

1222 Hamilton St.

A New York-style bar, ideally located in Vancouver's downtown for an after dinner drink. There is live music, pool tables, a warm decor and comfortable lounge chairs.

1 604 689-7000


The Yale

1300 Granville St.

The Yale is a Rhythm 'n' blues hangout for the over-25 crowd. Nightly live music, pool tables and a dance floor are also featured.

604 681-9253


Chameleon Urban Lounge

801 West Georgia St.

Live and DJ-spun jazz and electronic dance music. Located below the Crowne Plaza-Hotel Georgia.

1 604 669-0806


The Cellar

3611 West Broadway

The Cellar features jazz concerts and live music in an intimate setting. A hub for Vancouver's best jazz musicians.

604 738-1959

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