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West Restaurant + Bar

) #218 of 3,077 Restaurants in Vancouver €€€€ , , Vegetarian Friendly
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
+1 604-738-8938
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for dinner for the first time in about 10 years and they are very accommodating and had some beautiful plating and great food we would definitely go there again

Thank kevincanada
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I had reservations for two people at 5:30 pm on a Thursday prior to attending a show at the Stanley Theatre. We ordered the pre-theatre menu which is available between 5:30 pm and 6 pm. West is conveniently just across the street from the Stanley...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Upscale spot suitable for dinner before attending the Stanley Theater shows across the street. Pre theater menu includes a salad, entree and dessert. Extensive (and pricey) wine selection. Friendly and professional wait staff.

Thank elpavorealblanco
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A slightly high end style restaurant that could stifle or subdue those who are intimidated easily by overly professional service that can take itself a little too seriously at times - I mean who (other than 007 and the bar man here) really cares if...More

Thank Guzzi0000
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I took my son and his friends out for dinner. It was excellent. Fresh, delicious food including a chicken so tender we were all amazed. The kale salad actually got passed around the table because everyone wanted to eat it.

Thank Smith294265
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have just come back from a meal at West after some extremely positive reviews on Trip advisor as well as other websites. Both my wife and I were not that impressed with the overall experience. Let me start by making it clear this is...More

Thank Chris W
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hello Chris, We appreciate you taking the time to send us your feedback. Creating truly wonderful dining experiences for our guests is our passion, and so to read your comments regarding the food and service is very unfortunate. Please accept our sincerest apologies. We'll be...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Excellent meal. Superb service. Perfect atmosphere for a pre-show dinner. The chicken was amazing! The bar went the extra mile - details in the garnishes were a very nice touch.

Thank Elva S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a gem. Food is excellent and the service is exceptional. Great vibe with an open kitchen. Well worth a visit!

Thank ngg999
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a celebratory lunch in very nice surroundings but it doesn't make up for the fact that the dishes are very overpriced. I'm not sure what makes a salad with watercress, green beans, cucumber and a few small pieces of duck worth $27.50 or...More

Thank AngieB634
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi AngieB634, We’re very sorry to hear your recent dining experience with us didn't meet your expectations. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent dining experiences, and really do appreciate you taking the time to offer feedback.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Looking for a dinner venue we stumbled across West.....what a gem.Friendly and attentive staff,great food,comprehensive wine list....a delight.would recommend to anyone who appreciates a food and wine dining experience

Thank Brenda C
Nearby
South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous
mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The
blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic
collection of entertainment, from theatres and
cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch
souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is
one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of
what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 14:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
    (13th St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighbourhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: +1 604-738-8938
  • E-mail
Description
Recognized as the 'jewel in Vancouver's culinary crown', West Restaurant's outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics. For those keen to observe 'behind the scenes' action and experience West from a unique perspective, the two 'chef's tables' can be found directly adjacent to the presentation kitchen. One of the highlights of the dining room is a temperature-controlled wall of wine, and under it, the long cherry wood bar that gracefully anchors the conversation-where martinis and cocktails are composed of fresh herbs, juices and creative infusions. A Werner Forster installation floats under the ceiling-a study of light and motion. The leather chairs are the Mario Bellini designed originals found at MOMA, surrounding etched stone tabletops, highlighting a handsome and inviting room that speaks to contemporary Vancouver.
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