Nightlife – The Vancouver nightlife
has something for everyone. There's a place for those
who want some comedy, jazz, dancing, or plain old
drinking at a bar. For tourists who want more up-to-date
information on Vancouver Nightlife
and special events, you can grab a free copy of the
Georgia Straight, a newspaper with comprehensive event
listings. The Georgia Straight can
be found outside cafes and stores around Vancouver
where you will find all the nightlife you need.
The Bacchus Lounge - For a stylish
and sophisticated hangout, the Bacchus Lounge is the
place to be. This is an award-winning bar, with impeccable
service and great music.
Address: 845 Hornby St. Tel No: (604) 608-5319.
The Kino Café is reminiscent
of the coffeehouses that beat writers would go to
in the 1960s. Jazz and flamenco are the dominant kinds
of music played in this establishment.
Address: 3456 Cambie St. Tel No: (604) 875-1998.
The Odyssey is undoubtedly one of
the most popular gay bars in Vancouver. The dance
floor is perfectly sized, and the cocktails available
are too many to mention.
Address: 1251 Howe St. Tel No: (604) 689-5256.
Shine is the best place for tourists
and locals to get a sampling of the retro music of
the 70s and 80s. The décor belongs to that
era as well, and the lounge is a comfortable area
for those who do not wish to join in on the dancing.
Address: 364 Water St. Tel No: (604) 408-4321.
Yuk Yuks - For those who want comedy
acts and punchlines to go with their drinks, Yuk Yuks
is a cheerful place where novice and professional
Address: 750 Pacific Blvd. Tel No: (604) 687-5233.
Soho Cafe - There are also places
for those who like the billiards-and-drinks atmosphere.
The Soho Café and Billiards is the popular
Address: 1144 Homer Tel No: (604) 688-1180.
A similar bar to the Soho Cafe is a place called
The Automotive Billiards Club and
can be found in the same area.
Address: 1095 Homer Tel No: (604) 682-0040.
For its Gastown equivalent, visit Punchlines
Address: 15 Water St. Tel No: (604) 684-3015.