Kitsilano & University of British Columbia drinking and nightlife

Pub in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Koerner's Pub

UBC's best pub welcomes with its communal tables, foliage-fringed patio and clientele of nerdy professors and hipster regulars. There's an excellent booze list; dive into BC craft beers from the likes of Driftwood a…
Coffee in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

49th Parallel Coffee

Kitsilano's favorite coffeeshop hangout. Sit with the locals in the glass-enclosed conservatory-like area (handy in deluge-prone Raincouver) while sipping your latte in a turquoise cup and scoffing as many own-brand…
Teahouse in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

O5 Tea Rare Tea Bar

A pilgrimage destination for fans of that other caffeine beverage, this tea-lover's haven is the place to slow down and explore the rich wonders of the leaf. Perch on a stool at the counter or snag the wooden table …
Pub in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Galley Patio & Grill

At sunset, plop down on one of the plastic patio chairs then eyeball the sailboats steering toward shore as the pyrotechnic sky unfolds. There are usually a couple of BC wine offerings, along with tasty local beers …
Pub in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Bimini's Public House

Packed on weekends, this is a good bar to visit on weekdays for happy hour (3pm to 6pm) and some ales and fries in a darkened corner (of which there are many). There's a good array of craft beers, often including ti…
Pub in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Wolf & Hound

At UBC's nearest good pub and one of Vancouver's best Irish watering holes, you'll find plenty of students avoiding their assignments. They come to down some pints, watch TV sports or catch free live music, often of…
Bar in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Corduroy

Near the first bus stop after the Burrard Bridge (coming from downtown), this intimate, cave-like hangout is arguably Kitsilano's best late-night haunt. Slide onto a seat and peruse the beady-eyed taxidermy, then or…
Pub in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Fringe Cafe

A tiny reminder of Kitsilano's counterculture heritage, there's a comfy dive-bar ambience at this memorabilia-lined locals' hangout. The cheapest drafts are Dirty Girl Lager and Ugly Boy Pale Ale, but hoppy Fat Tug …
Coffee in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Blue Chip Cafe

The cavernous Nest complex, the student union haunt where undergrads hangout en masse, offers many places to grab a bite and flick through the Ubyssey student newspaper. But if you just need a coffee, join the fast-…