L'Abattoir Restaurant

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Centered in Vancouver’s first jailhouse and its former meatpacking district, Blood Alley, in a chic refurbishment of a darkly iconic 19th century space, Gastown’s visceral past makes a...



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

L'Abattoir Restaurant Review: 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... 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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