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Ensemble - CLOSED

850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
+1 604-569-1770
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Sep 24, 2012
“Great night of dining out”
Sep 5, 2012
“Will definitely go back!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

My boss recommended this restaurant and it was delicious. We celebrated my brother's 60th birthday here and with a little request in advance, the restaurant brought out a special dessert treat. Wine list was a tad on the small side, but the food was fabulous.

Thank Dilly27
Reviewed September 5, 2012

We went to Ensemble for our wedding anniversary. I had the tasting menu while my husband chose from the menu. My husband had the best duck confit ever. The wine pairing was great. Love the dessert particularly! Portions are not big but that's the way...More

Thank uwland
Reviewed August 30, 2012

.Our tour guide recommended Ensemble and the food was delicious. In fact, the best char I've ever had. Even during mid week they were busy and many of the people seemed to be from the neighborhood and returning guests--always a good sign. All four courses...More

Thank shaynashayna
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We looked at the menu prior to sitting because of the need for a gluten free meal. The hostess was very helpful in identifying which dishes would be suitable for me. The prices looked reasonable for the descriptions. Once we were seated, we were told...More

Thank coffeegirl9
Reviewed August 3, 2012

This restaurant is a gem! small wonder that the chef won the title, Canada 's Top Chef. This is the third time we have eaten here in the last six months. Try the fixed combinations with wine pairings.

Thank asingletonwood
Reviewed July 21, 2012

We searched web Urban Spoon and Yelp for vegetarian places, this did not come up. Made a reservation on Friday for Saturday at 6:30, but the place was only 3/4 full, maybe the time of year not the food or service. Try the tasting menu,...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed July 19, 2012

My husband chose this for his birthday dinner although it was somewhat out of our normal dining experiences and, although somewhat hesitant after some not so stellar reviews, we decided to see how we liked it. Liked it? We absolutely loved the food! Despite being...More

Thank AngieB634
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Celebrated a friend's birthday at Esemble Restaurant. Started with the "Miss Madison" cocktail, which was an excellent choice although a few less ice cubes would have been preferrable. The Oysters were fresh and some of the best I'd had. The Shoulder of lamb was exquisitely...More

Thank Elisa1_12
Reviewed July 10, 2012

On July 5th we returned to Ensemble hoping to recreate our very positive over-the-top visit in July of 2011. Were we disappointed. That year, the food and the service was the best - the restaurant was crowded and noisy but that was ignored due to...More

Thank Janet K
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Nice clean tap house, impressive beer selection. Enjoyed my lunch (steak and eggs). Friendly but slow service. Asked for some hot sauce for my eggs and to my great surprise I was charged .50 cents for it. Now .50 cents is no big deal to...More

Thank Apaksa
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paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$22 - $24
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-569-1770
  • E-mail
Ensemble is a contemporary French restaurant in downtown Vancouver. Specializing in shared plate dining, a welcoming bar and energetic professional service. Top Chef Candidate Dale Mackay heads up his culinary team that will deliver an amazing dining experience.
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