Explore Vancouver's Sweet Scene and Indulge in Decadent Desserts

Warm baked scones, ooey gooey brownies, fresh fruit tarts and decadent gluten free treats make Vancouver a pretty sweet scene.

After closing her design firm, Jackie Kai Ellis went to Paris to study French pastry making at Paris’ École Gastronomique Bellouet Conseil. From there, she opened Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe in 2012, bringing French-inspired baked goods to Vancouver. It's bold to say, but Beaucoup's pastries (especially their croissants) are the best in Vancouver. Looking to switch up your coffee for something more decadent? Order a cup of their drinking chocolate and savor each sip.

Sometimes you need something a little bit stronger than coffee. Champagne, perhaps? When the mood strikes, head to Gaston's Mosquito. Here, you'll find stunning desserts that are both gorgeous to look at and delicious. When paired with a glass of champagne, it really doesn't get much better than that.

Whether you're looking for something to sit down, relax, and enjoy, or grab and go, these sweet options won't disappoint.

Situated in the heart of Cambie Village, Lemonade Gluten Free Bakery is your one-stop-shop for all things baked and gluten free. Tracy Kadonoff has an extensive resume as a pastry chef, but developed an intolerance towards gluten. Not one to be...  Read More

Cartems Donuterie is changing Vancouver's donut scene. It's well known that Canadians love their donuts, but Cartems is adding flavorful twists to what you would typically see on a donut menu. The Bee Sting's topped with a Cassia flower...  Read More

Located in the opulent Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Bel Cafe is a gem that's affordable for everyone. It's sister restaurant, Hawksworth, is one of Vancouver's best high-end restaurants and the finesse that diners experience there is charmingly...  Read More

After a few licks, gelato aficionados will likely say that Bella Gelateria has some of the best out there. It's not surprising considering it won first place at the 2012 Florence Italy Gelato Festival. Owner and gelato maker, James...  Read More

As the name suggests, BETA5 Chocolates and Pastries is mainly known for two sweet treats that are crafted by Adam Chandler, their pastry chef and chocolatier. While delicious to eat, his creations are stunning works of art that are almost too...  Read More

Butter. Cadeaux Bakery does not skimp on this delectable ingredient and you won't find any imposters that claim to be just as good as butter in their treats. While the all-butter croissant is ideal for those savory cravings, we're here for...  Read More

Exceptional fine dining and stellar service are the hallmarks of this excellent restaurant inside the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Special features include a contemporary raw bar, a pastry chef that creates pure magic in the kitchen, and a...  Read More

As a mom to a daughter with celiac disease, Lisa was determined to change her wheat-based baking business into something the whole family could enjoy. And she did just that. As a gluten free bakery in North Vancouver, Lisa has been providing the...  Read More

Before opening Beaucoup, Jackie Kai Ellis closed her design firm and made a bold move to go and study French pastry making at Paris' École Gastronomique Bellouet Conseil. Since opening in 2012, Beaucoup continues to be a go-to place to indulge...  Read More

Mosquito says that they are "A champagne bar without the caviar. A dessert bar without the frosting." It's safe to say that owners, Alice Wu and Johan Friedrich, have nailed this unique and new-to-Vancouver concept. On the dessert menu,...  Read More


Meet Natasha John

Natasha is not born and raised in Vancouver, but is pretty certain it's her spirit hometown. After jumping around Canada, Texas, Arkansas and the UK, she has her feet firmly planted in...  More About Natasha

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