The following article was submitted by Tourism Vancouver member, Blue Water Cafe.
Celebrating Our Ocean's Harvest!
Named as one of TripAdvisor’s 2016 Top Restaurants in Canada, Blue Water Cafe is Vancouver’s definitive destination for seafood and adds that quintessential taste of BC to meeting and convention experiences. Executive Chef Frank Pabst is one of the country’s most accomplished chefs and his disciplined technique—earned in some of Europe’s finest kitchens—sees him crafting compelling and sustainable seafood dishes using only the freshest wild fish.
Whether you are looking to host a private dinner for 12, or a reception for 450, Blue Water Cafe’s diversity offers unique settings for any occasion. Located in the heart of historic Yaletown, our dedicated team will tailor-make each event to suit individual requirements and ensure that every detail is handled with effortless and seamless care.
The active wine cellar contains two multi-faceted private rooms that are easily combined to accommodate up to 80 seated guests or 120 standing. Complimentary state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, including satellite reception, provides first-rate amenities for boardroom presentations and entertaining.
|Capacities||Sit Down||Standing Reception|
|Main Dining Room||170||450|
|Arctic Private Wine Room||24||40|
|Atlantic Private Wine Room||46||70|
|Pacific Private Wine Room (Arctic + Atlantic)||80||120|
|Oceans Private Room (Private Entrance, Washrooms, Kitchen, Bar)||60||80|
Best Seafood, Gold
Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, 2008-2016
Les Clefs d’Or Silver Service Award
WHERE Magazine 'To Dine' Awards, 2016
Wine List Award, Platinum
Recognized for ‘Consistent Excellence’, 2015
Vancouver International Wine Festival, 2013-2016
Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards, 2010-2016
Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada
'Best of' Award of Excellence
Wine Spectator, 2001-2014, 2016
Best Upscale Restaurant, Silver
Best Yaletown, Bronze
Best Japanese Upscale, Honourable Mention
Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, 2015
WHERE Magazine 'To Dine' Awards, 2012-2015
Regional Company of the Year
27th Annual Pinnacle Awards, 2015