Blarney Stone


Always featuring lively Celtic house bands on the weekends, this Gastown-area bar packs in a crowd that is growing along with their reputation as a midsize live-music destination. Recent renovations include a new, larger stage, an improved sound...  Read More

Davie Village
Fountainhead Pub


With its dark wood detailing and draft beers, this pub has a traditional feel. It's also a tried-and-true hangout for the gay community, who take advantage of its daytime hours to meet for lunch, socialize and enjoy the outdoor patio. Great...  Read More



At this microbrewery, steam used to craft the beers is city-supplied, and the brewing process is visible through the dining room's glass walls. It's an unusual method, but it produces great local brews, including a zippy espresso ale. Inside,...  Read More



Like many Yaletown establishments, this microbrewery occupies a stylish, renovated warehouse. Eight specialty beers come standard, and they include Frank's Nut Brown Ale, Red Brick Bitter, Indian Arm Pale Ale, Harbour Light Lager, and Hill's...  Read More

Bar None


This Yaletown bar, which occupies a restored warehouse, is a hotspot for trendy, beautiful folks. Although bands are scheduled from time to time, you'll generally find local and international DJs spinning house, funk, soul, acid jazz and Top 40...  Read More