Slow Down, Sip, and Savour at Vancouver's Fine Dining Restaurants

Fine dining doesn't always mean tiny portions and stuffy service. In fact, these fine dining restaurants in Vancouver are where you'll find warm and knowledgeable service that's paired with impressive dishes and a welcoming atmosphere.

Hawksworth Restaurant's  Chef David Hawksworth is world-renowned for his culinary skills and his kitchen consistently creates seamless dishes that keep locals coming back for more. Diners will enjoy contemporary Canadian cuisine that uses local and nation-wide ingredients.

Over in Vancouver's West End is a restaurant with a view, Anacora Waterfront Dining and Patio. Ancora's Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde and Chef Yoshihiro Tabo effortlessly blend Peruvian and Japanese cultures using seasonal and sustainable ingredients from local and global suppliers. Perched on the water, the beautiful dining room and view not only complements the food, but provides a stunning space to enjoy a lovely meal.

Bishop's in Kitsilano is a Vancouver classic that has gained a solid reputation over the years and it continues to be a favorite amongst locals. With a focus on local and seasonal ingredients, a visit to Bishop's will have you enjoying the best of British Columbia's farmers and producers.

Throw on your Sunday best and let these fine dining restaurants serve you a memorable meal.

For years, Umberto Menghi's Giardino Restaurant was a local favorite for fine dining Italian cuisine and when the announcement was made that they would be closing the doors, it hit the city hard. Fortunately, the closure was short lived and they...  Read More


As it stands, heritage homes in Yaletown are a very rare commodity. When you pair one of these gems with fine dining Italian cuisine, you're in for a charming experience that'll make you feel right at home... literally. You won't find short...  Read More

Attracting a well-heeled crowd, Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar is one of the best spots in Whistler. This high-end restaurant serves incredible food and has been a leader in the farm-to-table movement over the years. At the helm is Chef James...  Read More

Coming from Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, Ancora's Executive Chef, Ricardo Valverde, brings more than a decade of culinary experience to the kitchen. Chef Yoshihiro Tabo hails from Japan and leads the restaurant's raw bar, bringing years of...  Read More

When it comes to fresh seafood and fine dining, it doesn't get much better than Yaletown's Blue Water Cafe. Crisp white linens and marvellous service set the stage for a meal to remember in this warm and inviting restaurant. On the menu, guests...  Read More

Granville Street

From Whistler to Vancouver, the TopTable Group is known for their high-calibre restaurants, and their South Granville restaurant, West, is no exception. Crisp white linens, rich cherry wood taking front stage at the bar, and incredible service...  Read More

Miku restaurant has made a name for itself in Vancouver for serving some of the best sushi and Japanese food in the city. Miku was the first restaurant in North America to start serving aburi sushi and it has since become a popular style of...  Read More

This award-winning elegant and romantic restaurant, located in Kitsilano, features an imaginative seasonal menu that specializes in Pacific Northwest cuisine. A friendly, professional staff presents a menu that changes weekly and features the...  Read More

Hawksworth Restaurant
Photo courtesy of Hawksworth Restaurant

Chef David Hawksworth is well known around the world for serving contemporary cuisine that consistently knocks it out of the park, and his Vancouver restaurant is no exception. Located inside of the striking Rosewood Hotel Georgia, the dining...  Read More

Le Crocodile

Chef Michel Jacob's Alsatian-style cuisine is one for the books and absolutely worth the splurge. From the warm and inviting atmosphere to the impeccable service and incredible dishes, Le Crocodile continues to be a local favorite for a special...  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