As the weather gets colder, one of the most enjoyable things you can do is relax by a crackling fire while enjoying a meal, a cocktail, and good company. There’s no need to turn on the fireplace channel – we’ve got the real thing for you right here in Vancouver.
Here are 14 restaurants and bars where you can cozy up and relax by the fire in the city.
YEW is a popular spot in Vancouver to gather for any occasion. Expect delicious, innovative seafood and a cozy atmosphere when you head here. Settle down in the bar area to warm up by the fireplace.
Address: 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
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This Rock ‘n’ Roll pub has a pretty unique atmosphere. With giant chandeliers and walls packed with mix and match frames and one-off photos and prints, there’s no shortage of interesting things to look at while you enjoy a beer by the fireplace here.
Address: 1227 Granville Street, Vancouver
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The Bacchus is a seriously cozy spot. Wth rich leather, dark wood, and upholstered furniture everywhere, it’s hard not to enjoy your time by the fire at this restaurant and piano bar.
Address: Wedgewood Hotel & Spa – 845 Hornby Street, Vancouver
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What English pub would be complete without a majestic fireplace smack dab in the middle of it? Gerard Lounge is a great place for casuals, laughs, good whiskey, and bites.
Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Located in Vancouver’s entertainment district, Lupo has historical charm and great ambiance. We’d recommend ordering a pasta while you chill out by the fire here for the full experience.
Address: 869 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
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The Lobby Lounge and RawBar is a fantastic place to stop for a quick cocktail before a night out or even just for a casual meal. Your visit here is often soundtracked by live music, so it’s a guaranteed good atmosphere at this spot located in the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
Address: Fairmont Pacific Rim – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
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It’s hard to stop at the Dockside for just one drink, so if you’re heading here, make sure you have your afternoon or evening cleared. This restaurant has an amazing view of the city, good eats, and of course, awesome fireplaces.
Address: 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver
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Brunch, lunch, or dinner – The Oakwood has quality Canadian-fusion food and is also one of the coziest spots in the city.
Address: 2741 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
There’s really no better place to enjoy a glass of wine and a juicy steak than in front of the flames. Stop at this Keg location for a comforting cocktail or a full-on dinner.
Address: 1011 Mainland Street, Vancouver
The fireplaces in Market by Jean-George are modern and styled to match the rest of the decor. The vibes go perfect with the sleek plating and innovative flavours that you can enjoy in this restaurant.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel – 1115 Alberni Street, Vancouver
This Granville Island hotspot has a grand piano and a large fireplace, so the atmosphere is on point. Enjoy the view and grab some seafood for a memorable meal at Sandbar.
Address: 1535 Johnston Creekhouse
The Hawksworth is an elegant, award-winning restaurant with relaxing and welcoming vibes. You can find the Hawksworth in the legendary Rosewood Hotel Georgia.
Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Aside from delicious vegetarian food, Heirloom boasts a fireplace that’s central in the dining area of the restaurant. This is a great place to relax for a while if you’re out for a leisurely lunch.
Address: 1509 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
This spot is the definition of cozy. If you happen to be hungry and in Stanley Park, we recommend making a pit stop at The Teahouse Restaurant for a meal.
Address: Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, Vancouver