Quality Hotel Airport (South)
7228 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC V6X 1A1
Phone: (604) 244-3051
Fax: (604) 244-3081
Bars & Cafes
Summer months are best spent out on the patio at Flying Beaver. A local favorite, the place offers not only great microbrews but magnificent views of the Fraser River. Watch seaplanes as the fly in and out, off Middle Arm while sipping of quality cold ale. The food is great and includes the usual pub fare of pizzas, burgers and grilled chicken.
The cuisine at Cravings Bistro ranges from Vietnamese to Italian. Dinner options include Saigon stirfry, seafood lasagna, chicken primavera and Oriental noodle salad; the weekend brunch features pancakes and seafood crepes. Patrons can also opt for party platters, such as antipasto platter and dessert platter. Cravings also hosts private gatherings and corporate events. Reservations are essential.
Enjoy sampling delicious brews from the Musetti roasters at the Fauborg cafe in Vancouver. Coffees served here are of guaranteed quality using the finest beans from the world over. And if you are among those that prefer tea over coffee, then the shop offers the superior quality teas including the award winning Mariage Frères Darjeeling tea. And for the sweet tooth, the cakes, pastries and every flavored macaroons served at Fauborg are simply an indulgence here.
When it comes to serving the best coffee, nobody does it better than the Bean Brothers in Vancouver. The it place for specialty brews sourced from the world over, you can enjoy your brew inhouse or carry a bag home. Along with great coffee, enjoy baked treats all made fresh each day and include paninis, muffins, cakes and croissants.
Located on Fraser Street, Heidi's offers the best breakfast in town with specials that include classic omelets and great Italian nash. The great food continues onto lunch with delicious sandwiches, burgers and a Chef's Soup thats new everyday. Heidi's is simply the perfect place for a meal that's hearty and even easy on the wallet.
East Side Craft House presents a great range of local and imported beers on tap. Enriched with a great pub-menu, this place is a great choice for a relaxed evening with a few friends. Try Jamaican Steak Bites or Bombay Chicken Roll for appetizers, Fish & Chips for entrees, and Apple Crumble for dessert - you'll love it. The outdoor patio looks as vibrant as the rest of the place. Weekly events include Bingo, Karaoke and Poker. Check website for details.
Known for the nightly live music and flowing libations, the Cottage Bistro on Main Street is a hip and happening joint. Flocked with dark wooden tables with tea lights, and rich red walls with sepia toned photographs of music legends, bands and artists rock out all night long. Tasty upscale pub grub served here means you can spend the whole evening here, from cocktail hour, dinner to a night cap.
Kokopelli Cafe is a family establishment in Vancouver which is quite popular owing to its warm environment and great service. The prevailing playfulness is what attracts families with kids to this place, and the kid's play area is like an icing on the cake! Homemade beverages and tasty meals provide a wholesome dining package too. The special order sandwich range includes Roast Turkey & Cranberry, Tuscan Chicken and Horseradish Roast Beef. Check website for more details.
This family business evokes a warm and homely feeling. The small, one-room Solly's sells an assortment of bagels and Jewish baked products. People are said to travel long distances for one of Solly's sweet and doughy cinnamon buns. The staff is friendly and outgoing, contributing to the lively atmosphere. Find fresh vegetarian (try the excellent Borscht) and meat-based fresh soups, teas, coffees and treats of many kinds. Check website for more details.
This little Main Street cafe will transport you to its namesake Parisian neighborhood of Montmartre circa, the jazz age. The narrow space, the worn wooden furniture, and walls adorned with vintage photographs and French print ads all serve to capture the essence of a Parisian cafe. Entertainment at Cafe Montmartre includes live music and other such activities every night of the week.
A popular addition to the hip Main Street district, Grub offers an inspiring menu at unbeatable prices. From the hardwood floors to the retro furnishings, to the fresh menu displayed on large chalkboards, everything about this place speaks of bistro with a twist. Start with one of their antipasto share plates: the carnivore, the vegetarian or the pescatarian. The menu also features an array of salads and thin-crust pizzas, as well as a daily rotation of vegan desserts. Try the blue crab and leek souffle or the spinach crepe stuffed with goat cheese and Portobello mushroom. Dessert choices include a luscious lemon tart and chocolate bourbon torte.
A delightful fusion of Japanese and French cuisine is offered at Itadakimasu Restaurant & Sake Bar. The elaborate list of sake is quite pleasing for the fans of the drink. A range of draft beers, house wines and cocktails are also featured in the drinks menu. The food menu has a good selection of salads and sushi. Try Negitoro Oshi Sushi, Smoked Salmon Oshi Sushi or Chirashi Sushi when in the mood to indulge. Check website for more details.