Lord Stanley Blog

Insights into the local Vancouver Area.

Just Up the Street from Lord Stanley Hotel

Discover a vibrant, busy street life filled with scores of restaurants,  local boutiques showcasing modern as well as classic wares and a colorful café culture as soon as you walk out the front door of Lord Stanley.

Stroll up the block to Robson St where it’s a veritable restaurant row and embark on a gastronomic tour that literally circumnavigates the globe pleasing every palate and budget. Feel like some antipasto and pasta?  Try Nook, a cozy little hideaway oozing Italian charm. If it’s a casual French bistro with a modern vibe you’re looking for, Left Bank offers exceptional duck confit and frites that are out of this world! Need a brunch recommendation? Nero is the go-to place for Belgian Waffles. And since Vancouver is known for it’s ramen culture, if it’s a hot steaming bowl of noodles, you are craving, the best of the best is Motomachi, the hip sibling to big brother Kintaro. For plump and juicy xiao long bao aka XLB  (steamed soup dumplings), head over to Dinesty, which serves superior Northern Chinese cuisine. And for some delicious roti canai and curry, Banana Leaf offers an incredible array of Malaysian delicacies. Or perhaps you’d  just like to enjoy the comforts of home in your suite at Lord Stanley and eat in: there are plenty of grocery shopping options close by including Whole Foods and Safeway for one stop shopping as well as many independent fresh produce markets. No matter how you slice it, it’s a fabulous foodie heaven just out our front door!