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. The cocktails are classic, from G&Ts to cosmopolitans.
It’s no secret that the citizens of Vancouver know how to party. And sure, the clubs are a great time, but don’t go straight into boogying. Spend your days experiencing all there is to do in the city, soaking in the culture and indulging in brilliant lunches, and then get to what’s really important; the bars.
There’s nothing quite like bar hopping in Vancouver, where you can go from funky breweries historic beach bars and much more, trying new cocktails and tucking into tacos and oysters alongside. Of course, Gastown is at the heart of it all, but there’s plenty to discover all over the city. Our guide to the best bars makes sure to hit budget and fine dining options, and includes a few quirks you’ll never have experienced before. Here are the best bars in Vancouver.