Vancouver's best-kept secret is located underneath a mattress store on Main Street. The Narrow has no signage so you have to know it's there. Look for what appears to be a shady bus stop; If you see a red light on, the bar is open. Head through a metal door, walk down some sketchy stairs and you'll find yourself in a beautiful, prohibition-style bar (yes, even thought Canada never had a Prohibition). The cocktails are classic, from g&ts to cosmopolitans.
Welcome to the Time Out DRINK List, our handpicked ‘best of’ Vancouver's drinking scene. Vancouver's restaurants, fairly tame weather, and thriving arts scene make the bars in Vancouver varied and colorful. These are our handpicked best bars in Vancouver, from Granville Island, sit on the dock of the Vancouver Fish Company (#5), to funky East Van, where you can sip a cheeky brew at R&B Brewing (#9). Along the way, you'll find upscale bars you might recognize from TV (The Clough Club, #8), and spots brimming with board games and nerds (The Stormcrow Ale House, #11). So grab your umbrella (just in case, this is the PNW afterall) and check out the best bars Vancouver has to offer. Just remember to check out the best brunch in Vancouver on Sunday morning.
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