Fairview & South Granville drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Fairview & South Granville

Storm Crow Alehouse

The larger sibling of Commercial Dr's excellent nerd bar, this pub welcomes everyone from the Borg to beardy Lord of the Rings dwarfs. They come to peruse the memorabilia-studded walls (think Millennium Falcon model…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Fairview & South Granville

Grapes & Soda

A warm, small-table hangout that self-identifies as a 'natural wine bar' (there's a well-curated array of options from BC, Europe and beyond). This local favorite also serves excellent cocktails: from the countless …
Coffee in Fairview & South Granville

Caffè Cittadella

Don't tell anyone you found this place, since the regulars will be very upset. This cute two-floored cafe incongruously tucked into a restored clapboard heritage home is perfect for a morning of java-supported newsp…
Coffee in Fairview & South Granville

Elysian Coffee

Just to prove not all the hipsters hang out on Main St, this chatty neighborhood joint lures every skinny-jeaned local in its vicinity. They come for the excellent coffee plus a small array of baked treats (go for a…
Bar in Fairview & South Granville

The Marquis Grill

Don't blink or you'll miss the entrance to this cave-like, speakeasy-sized nook that's popular with locals launching their evenings out or dropping by for a laid-back nightcap before bedtime. Find a moodlit perch at…
Coffee in Fairview & South Granville

Bump n Grind

The South Granville branch of this two-outlet local coffee chain has a great long table at the back where you can settle down with a java and peruse the tiny wall-mounted library of handmade zines. Alternatively, pr…
Coffee in Fairview & South Granville

Dose Espresso Bar

A blink-and-you'll-miss-it hole-in-the-wall, there's a serious commitment to making excellent java here, from perfectly executed espressos to rich Nutella mochas. Don't expect to find a seat in this tiny joint (unle…
Coffee in Fairview & South Granville

Phoscao Cafe

It's easy to walk obliviously past this dark-fronted, near-hidden coffee shop. But step inside for an unexpected taste of continental Europe, complete with wood floors, high ceilings and vintage art posters. All the…
Bubble Tea in Fairview & South Granville

Xing Fu Tang

Bubble-tea joints have swept across the Lower Mainland in recent years (especially in Richmond) but this sometimes clamorous Taiwanese cafe is one of the hottest. Their tapioca pearls are stir-fried in brown sugar a…
Beer Hall in Fairview & South Granville

BierCraft Bistro

With a chatty, wood-lined interior plus two popular street-side patios, this beer-forward resto-bar is a great spot for ale aficionados. Dive into the astonishing array of Belgian tipples and compare them to some ch…