Water St. Cafe celebrates 30 years with gala and 'blast from the past' menu

Sep 10 2018, 11:21 pm

An iconic staple of the Gastown landscape is about to celebrate a major milestone.

Water St. Cafe is turning 30, and it’s their first birthday under the new ownership of Eli Brennan and Alan Tse. Over the past year, the pair brought their unique vision to the Water Street Cafe, bringing new excitement and offering a fresh take on a classic menu.

You’re guaranteed two things when you dine at the restaurant: Elegance and simplicity. And this November, you have the chance be part of Water St. Cafe’s milestone at an unforgettable gala celebrating 30 years as one of Gastown’s long-established restaurants.

Orecchiette pesto/Water St. Cafe

Eli, Chef Alan, and the Water Street Cafe team will be celebrating their big milestone throughout the month of November, and they want to share that excitement with you.

They’ll be showcasing guest memories and stories from the past 30 years. Chef Alan has also created a special ‘blast from the past’ menu that will available throughout November so that you can enjoy some of the most popular dishes from the past three decades!

Capping off the month, there will be a celebratory gala. This special evening event will be taking place on Thursday, November 29 and is open to all diners and guests. You can get your complimentary tickets by calling Water Street Cafe at (604) 689-2832 or emailing [email protected].

Cocktail/Water St. Cafe

Ahead of the gala, the restaurant is collecting stories from guests who have dined there over the last 30 years. You can submit yours by email to [email protected], and submissions will be shared on the restaurant’s Facebook page in November.

To make the whole thing even sweeter, select storytellers will have a chance to win a dinner for two at the restaurant as a thank you for their patronage.

Restaurant interior/Water St. Cafe

Water St. Cafe offers true Vancouver hospitality with contemporary fine dining, a white linen experience without the high cost, and impersonal service. It’s a place where you genuinely feel like you’re at home, without the dishes.

But you don’t have to take our word for it, check out the restaurant’s 30th birthday gala and experience it all for yourself during one magical evening. Complimentary drinks will be available from 6 to 8 pm before a cash bar opens from 8 pm onwards.

There’s also going to passed canapĂ©s, live music and dancing all night long, with all proceeds raised to benefit the BC Youth Foundation. Find out more here.

Water St. Cafe 30th Birthday Gala

When: Thursday, November 29
Time: 6 pm
Where: Water St. Cafe – 300 Water Street
Tickets: Complimentary tickets through the restaurant, call (604) 689-2832 or email [email protected]

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