L'Abattoir Restaurant

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8 expert recommendations



Thoughtfully-curated wine and spirits list, with knockout original cocktails, like the Donald Draper and the Slaughterhouse, served in elegant antique glassware.



L'Abattoir plays on the butcher theme in name only—the food here is contemporary and not as meat-centric as one might think.


Fodor's Tick Choice

This two-level restaurant with exposed brick walls and classic black-and-white floor tiles has a bold collection of cocktails and an adventurous modern menu. Full review →


Frommer's 33

The name might seem off-putting until you realize that the restaurant sits on the edge of Gastown’s historic Blood Alley, named for the slaughterhouses that could once be found here. And... Full review →


Gayot 14.0

Aptly named L'Abattoir (French for slaughterhouse) is situated in the city's first jail in historic Gastown and located in the old meatpacking district between Blood Alley and Gaoler's... Full review →


Lonely Planet

Gastown's most romantic top-end restaurant, this candlelit, brick-lined spot makes an art of attending to every detail. Be careful not to fill up on the warm bread before you tuck into a... Full review →

Reservations are suggested: ask for a table in the delightful, window-walled back room.

Travel + Leisure

A brightly-lit atrium, French patterned tiles, and bar shelves set askew are highlights in this industrial brick building. Full review →


Zagat 4.5

“You'll want to take a picture of every plate” at this “lively” Gastown hangout where the kitchen combines Pacific Northwest ingredients with French style in “fabulous”, “inventive” fare... Full review →

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