This dark, under-the-bridge Granville Island hangout has winning patio views and frequent local-band live music. The bar is lined with more than 20 mostly BC microbrew taps from the likes of Driftwood, Phillips and Red Truck, and there's always a bargain $2.75 special on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Bowen Island Brewing. The pub-grub food menu includes good flatbread pizzas.

This is a popular spot for those attending the nearby theaters.