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Chill Winston

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Gastown
Bar, International, Contemporary, Gastropub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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3 Alexander Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1B2, Canada
+1 604-288-9575
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I tucked in on a whim on a rainy cold night and made a meal out of their small plate offerings. Fantastically decadent, yet filling and satisfying. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jenn W
Surrey, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a small (4 people) birthday get together and was seated by the host with a warning of 15 mins before the kitchen closed (which we were fine with and just wanted a quick snack) but after about 12 minutes of waiting for the server, we snagged the host and asked her who was our server because we... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were out celebrating in Gastown with our family and stopped at Chill Winston for a late meal. Loved the decor and atmosphere, brick walls, warm lighting, big windows looking out on Gastown. Our waitress was impressively knowledgeable and the food was great. Highly recommend!

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Thank Nerf B
Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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324 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had some afternoon drinks and snacks, all of which were very nice. You can sit outside under parasols and watch the world go by. Chills Winston is in an excellent location, it is nicely decorated in industrial style and the service is fine. I will go back if i'm in the area.

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Thank RP-Netherlands
Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times though never on a Sunday afternoon. The service was professional but friendly. The beer was the perfect refreshment after shopping all day and the flatbread pizza was just the right size for a snack for 2. Sit by the window and you can people watch for hours.

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Thank bserkca
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The food was good (we had the duck small plate and boar platter), but the drinks were fantastic! The True Believer cocktail is surprising and refreshing.

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Thank Fullsy
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I love Gas Town and this old world charm coffee shop and bar is a great example of what its all about , Its a great location right in the heart of things an you could sit there all day watching the the World go bye . Great coffee and nicely chilled white wine !

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Thank Moonlighter88
Derby, UK
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235 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We stopped off here for a drink only but the food that kept coming out the kitchen looked amazing. Less tourists in here more locals and more high end, very casual and relaxed atmosphere - love it

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Thank J099
Aldridge, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We dropped in on my sons recommendation after he'd been here in the summer. None of us were really hungry so we decided on a few drinks. After looking at the menu and seeing the food coming out we decided to move to a table and have something light. We had a meat and cheese board platter which was to... More 

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Thank Lee L
Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Centrally located in the heart of Gastown, Chill Winston would be a likely choice for any passerby or tourist. The thing is, that is all you're coming for. They have probably the biggest patio in the area, big whoop. The menu is both odd in terms of selection and well over-priced for the portion sizes and inconsistent quality. Drinks? Yah... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, International, Contemporary, Gastropub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Alexander Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-288-9575

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gastown

Neighborhood Profile
Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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