Besides being Vancouver’s most sought after waterfront community, Coal Harbour offers residents an excellent selection of activities and things to do whatever the season or time of day. However, when the sun goes down, this eclectic neighbourhood really comes alive!
Coal Harbour was planned to be a gorgeous oceanside district gracing the Vancouver skyline with majestic high-rise buildings. Many of the condos for sale in these high-rises offered an appealing downtown lifestyle and businesses quickly began to pop up around the real estate options in the neighbourhood. Today, Coal Harbour is a nightlife destination in downtown Vancouver. Here is a brief list of some of the fun and fascinating nightlife choices in the community:
Some of the most popular gathering spots in Coal Harbour are the many trendy restaurants that can be found in the neighbourhood.
Tap and Barrel
Another popular restaurant that is newly opened in Coal Harbour is Tap and Barrel. This lively restaurant is also located in the Vancouver Convention Centre. Tap and Barrel offers 36 different local craft beers as well as 20 local BC wines. In addition to this large selection of wine and beer, Tap and Barrel offers a locally sourced and crafted menu that has been created by two local Vancouver chefs. Tap and Barrel is definitely a great way to spend a Coal Harbour evening!
The Cactus Club opened their flagship restaurant in the Vancouver Convention Centre and offers unparalleled views of the majestic North Shore Mountains, Burrard Inlet and the Olympic Cauldron. The exciting atmosphere and ambiance in the Cactus Club is unmatched and the restaurant is a local favourite. The Cactus Club offers an exciting menu as well as a nice selection of craft beers and local BC wine. Make sure to come early to get a seat at this popular evening destination.
Pubs and Sports Bars
If you are looking for something more livelily than an evening out with friends at one of the many gorgeous restaurants, there is also a nice selection of bars to choose from. Some of the more popular neighbourhood haunts include:
The Lions Pub is an authentic English styled pub that offers traditional English food as well as both local and imported beers and wines. In addition to the extensive wine and beer list, the Lions Pub offers signature cocktails and a whiskey bar as well. The lively atmosphere you will find in the Lions Pub draws locals and tourists alike and is a great place to catch your favorite sporting event!
The Butcher and Bullock
The Butcher and Bullock is one of the many Donnelly Group pubs that can be found throughout Vancouver. It has been serving Coal Harbour for over 20 years and is home to Liverpool football supporters and all other things football. A locally sourced menu is complimented by a well-balanced selection of local craft beer and BC wine. The Butcher and Bullock is stocked with many traditional English pub games such as darts and billiards. Come enjoy the lively, welcoming atmosphere at one of Coal Harbour’s oldest establishments!
Although there is a wide range of local pubs, restaurants and sports bars in the neighbourhood, it does not have any dance clubs. However, the entertainment district of Granville Street and Gastown are only a short walk away. Both of these districts are home to many of Vancouver’s most popular dance clubs.
After Dark – Another reason to live in Coal Harbour
The nightlife that abounds in Coal Harbour only adds to the overall allure of the neighbourhood. The community’s convenience and proximity to so many attractions, public transit and shopping and dining opportunities continues to attract people to the exciting condo living that the district is famous for.
If this exciting downtown lifestyle appeals to you, we would love to show you some of the newest condo listings that are for sale in Coal Harbour. Let me help you find that perfect address so you can be a part of this exciting area! I look forward to working with you soon.