L'Abattoir Restaurant

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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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

L’Abattoir serves up some beautifully fresh, creative dishes. There’s a French influence, and a slight Asian one, and maybe a dash of molecular gastronomy. Full review →


Gayot 14.0

Highlights from L'Abattoir's seasonal menu have included poached steelhead and crunchy potato salad; snails and pine mushrooms with crispy chicken skin; a twist on surf '˜n'™ turf. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Gastown's most romantic top-end restaurant, this candlelit, brick-lined spot makes an art of attending to every detail 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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