Vancouver is a melting pot of cultures, and they all come together to create this cool, trendy, and fascinating west coast profile.
With these cultures come great food, great music, and amazing beer.
Here are the best Irish bars in Vancouver.
Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub
Located on Vancouver’s hip and happening Main Street in South East False Creek, Dubh Linn Gate offers up amazing beer, and has guests never leaving hungry.
Open daily from 11am, and having brunch served on weekends until 3pm, Chef Victor has done an amazing job putting an urban spin, while keeping the Irish feel at the center of it all.
Doolin’s Irish Pub
Doolin is a small coastal village in Ireland located on the Atlantic coast. Doolin is well known for its traditional Irish music, and can be heard in all the pubs throughout the night.
Doolin’s Irish Pub brings that traditional Irish culture, and packages that with exceptional service leaving guests with a slice of Irish history.
Offering a stocked food menu, and a drink menu that features Teeling small patch Irish Whiskey, anyone can find something that suits their taste buds.
Mahony & Sons
Family first is a quality that anyone, and everyone will notice the moment they walk into any of their three locations.
They pride themselves on exceptional customer services, and use the finest, and freshest ingredients creating an experience like nothing else.
A stocked menu, offering gluten free options for those who prefer it means you have no excuse to say no to Mahony & Sons.
It’s as if you are in Ireland itself. More than just an Irish Pub, the Blarney Stone is Vancouver’s Institution for Irish Food, Irish Entertainment, and Irish Atmosphere. They have the honour of being named Best Irish bar in Vancouver for multiple years, attracting both locals, and tourists, while being conveniently located in Gastown.
Their live band puts together a great selection of music that includes a mixture of Celtic, folk, rock, funk and top 40’s! The party does not end early here, with the menu open till 12:00am, letting you come in to enjoy some great Irish beer, with some amazing food.
The Irish Heather
“Eat heartily and make the house proud”. Wise words to live by, and at The Irish Heather everything they do falls in line with this saying.
Upon walking in you are indulged with the most delicious food, and thirst quenching drinks, all being offered with second to none customer service.
Their ambient atmosphere makes it a go to place for big day holidays, corporate parties, and any other occasion you may have. Conveniently they allow you to reserve your table online, having you well in place to have a great time.
The Wolf and Hound
Founded in 2002, the Wolf and Hound was named in honour of the late Danny Burns, the quintessential Irish musician. Danny was a member of the very popular Belfast band called “The Wolfhound”.
Months before it opened, Danny unfortunately passed away. Today Danny’s spirit lives on at The Wolf and Hound, offering a welcoming place for everyone to come and enjoy Irish culture.
Having opened in 1999, Ceilis has served up the best in Irish food, and drinks in Vancouver with two locations, one in Richmond, and the other in Vancouver.
On any occasion, whether you are showing up to catch a game, celebrating a birthday, hosting a fundraiser or corporate event, you can expect the best service, and attention.
Being fully stocked with domestic, premium and import beers, as well as fresh daily made food, Ceilis is truly a gift from the Irish gods.
Featured photo: Dubh Linn Gate