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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
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty cool place in Gastown. Fabulous service coupled with a great food and drinks menu. Some delicious options for us vegetarians. Lovely place to spend a couple of hours over dinner. Chilled vibe with great music that wasn't too loud.

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Thank Ella J
Atherstone, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful lunch of a most unusual bouillabaisse full of seafood topped off with a great piece of salmon ,fantastic beers with a guest beer and rotating tap

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Thank Sandra W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in there for a few drinks when we arrived mid afternoon. Great vibe, chilled and relaxed, loved the music (not too loud). Comfortable seating, stayed for quite a while as it was just so nice. Didn't eat there so can't comment on the food.

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Thank Tracy J
Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took 4 guests to lunch here the other day. For the most part, the food was good. Three of my guests had "planks" that were by all accounts well-prepared and tasty. One of the guests and I had the daily pasta special, which sounded good when described. Unfortunately, the pasta was quite over cooked and the flavours of the... More 

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Thank jroberts100
Huntington Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

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 December 22, 2016

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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Thank amritabajwasingh
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 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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325 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

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
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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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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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