Quality Hotel Downtown
1335 Howe St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R7
Phone: (604) 682-0229
Fax: (604) 662-7566
1335 Howe St., Vancouver, BC, CA, V6Z 1R7
- Phone: (604) 682-0229
- Fax: (604) 662-7566
Bars & Cafes
This Spanish restaurant began serving tapas, the popular small-plate shareables, in 1971. La Bodega Restaurante & Tapas Bar has lots of brick walls and wood accents, while prints of Picasso's Don Quixote, wind swept beaches, and even a bull's head adorn the walls. There are three dining areas, with Spanish embellishments highlighting each. Try the piquant Patatas Bravas and the locally famous and thirst-quenching Sangria. Choose from the wide selection of cold and hot tapas, from comfort foods to red-hot ones. The venue is also an ideal space to host private events and parties. Visit the website or call for more details.
Morrissey Irish Bar & Restaurant is well stocked with Irish ales and spirits. Dark wood trim and wooden tables give it a warm, welcoming feel. Sit in the comfortable couches placed around the fireplace. Good food and generous portions are trademarks here. It has a wide assortment of beers on tap, including traditional Irish brews like Kilkenny and Guinness and other exotic variants. The venue is also famous for hosting special events like DJ nights and live acts.
Loud games on the TV, screaming fans, free flowing beer and spicy bites make G Sports Bar & Grill one of the best in the city. Located on Granville Street, it has becomes a popular spot for sport addicts in the area and regularly hosts specials and events on game nights. Their VIP room can be pre-booked for any occasion and with a capacity of upto 35 ensures a party like no other. For more on their schedules and promotions, check out their website.
Here is a concept; serve artfully-crafted and savory appetizer dishes to loads of hungry, hip people in a tiny and crowded space. The result, no marks for guessing that, Instant success. Partnered with its uptown incarnation, Bin 942, this youthful establishment is packed full with old benches, church pews and 'found objects'. The tapas menu at the Bin 941 Tapas Parlour lets you feast on exotic, mouthwatering delights. Wash it all down with a glass of your favorite spirit. Come, indulge!
The Fountainhead Pub is one of the affluent pubs in the West End neighborhood of Vancouver. The dark and opulent interiors make for a perfect evening to be enjoyed with friends over drinks, pool games and good food. The pub stretches out into a patio from where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the street. With great service, good food, notable selection of drinks and cool interiors, The Fountainhead Pub gets full points in every patron's book. To know more, do visit the website.
The Numbers Cabaret is a well known gay night club and bar though it welcomes others as well. This five floors, multilevel dance club also has three bars where you will find people just dancing away in the night to the rocking beats of the coolest DJs around. There is always something going on here such as karaoke nights, drag shows and weekly events, and is quite a rage during the weekends. If are not in a party mood, head to the third floor where the music is low, and play some pool or darts.
A good amount of thought and care is taken into creating and sustaining each facet at The Refinery. When it come to their food, the same is sourced locally and from sustainable suppliers and goes on to become tapas plates of clean yet powerful flavors. At the bar, they promote a variety of brews and cocktails created old school style making it a perfect place to unwind over drinks. The eco-friendly nature of the place is attributed by the energy efficient lighting, recycled fixtures and a compost pit for waste. An wonderfully, interesting place in the heart of the city.
SIP Resto Lounge promises to be one of the most vibrant spots of Vancouver. Smothered with a classy yet modern ambiance, SIP invites you to their casual atmosphere where you can just lounge about with your friends sipping on exotic cocktails while gorging on some scrumptious meals for which it is known for. Sip is certainly a great place for groups. Call ahead or check website for more.
Located in the heart of the bustling downtown entertainment district, The Edge Social Grille and Lounge puts a unique spin on casual dining. Whether you’re in the mood for brunch, lunch or simply a nightcap, the Grille offers something for everyone. Globally-inspired menu items composed from local fresh ingredients are the focus here, including favorite comfort foods with an edge. Try the truffle mac ‘n cheese or a stone-oven flatbread with duck sausage. For those late-nighters, smaller bites of charcuterie or tapas-style items like chicken lollipops are also available.Check website for timings.
Oasis Ultra Lounge is an uber cool place to be in. Known to be one of the hippest nightclubs in the city, this is the place where you will find the transgenders, gays and straight folks rocking the night away to the DJ's tunes. While your feet are tapping set your palates busy by noshing on the delightful array of tapas and other tasty tidbits. Happening nightly events and a huge rooftop patio with retractable canopies and its own bar, has made this place, the talk of the town.
Known across Vancouver for their freshly roasted coffee, JJ Bean is a coffee roasting company. Having various cafes across town, this quaint cafe located in Yaletown is quite a regular haunt for every coffee lover in the neighborhood. The cafe is bound to attract you with the rich aroma of coffee beans emanating from inside of the cafe. JJ Bean serves a wide variety of coffee, espresso and cappuccino. They also have delicious cookies on offer, in case you're wanting something to munch on while relishing your coffee.
Simply Thai is mainly what the name suggests. At this restaurant, you will be served authenticity on a platter as far as Thai cuisine is concerned. Chef proprietor Siriwan Rerksuttisiridach, a native of Bangkok, uses her expertise to create tantalizing concoctions. The bar has an alluring collection of wines and cocktails to choose from. Don't be surprised if you bump into a well-known celebrity at this completely Thai-themed restaurant. Call the restaurant for information regarding their operational hours.