From galleries to breweries to climbing gyms, there’s a lot going on in our new neighborhood. Here’s a short list. If you have more to add, let us know!
Restaurants, Cafés, Bars and Breweries
Red Truck Beer Company | 295 East 1st Ave | 2 minute walk from campus
Red Truck Beer Company is a craft brewery located in Vancouver, BC. We offer award winning beer, growler fills, live music, a full menu, and all day brunch.
Main Street Brewing | 261 East 7th Ave | 9 minute walk from campus
Main Street Brewing Co. resides in one of Vancouver’s few surviving industrial heritage buildings, the “Vancouver Breweries Garage” (1913), in the historic Brewery Creek district.
The Whip | 209 East 6th Ave | 9 minute walk from campus
A neighbourhood favourite in a funky loft space featuring a rotating exhibition of local artists. The menu showcases local microbrews and features market fresh and organic vegetarian dishes, burgers, Ocean Wise fish, and locally-sourced meat dishes.
Nuba | 146 East 3rd Ave | 8 minute walk from campus
In addition to Nuba’s signature Lebanese fare, fresh-squeezed juices and exceptional coffees, it also features Middle Eastern baked goods, breads, pastries, and organic retail products.
VCC Cafeteria | 1155 East Broadway | Second floor of Building A | 19 minute walk from campus
Quizine Kitchen at the Broadway campus is run by students from the International culinary arts program. The entrees change daily and are available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and grab & go items are available all day.
Kranky Café | 216 East 4th Ave | 6 minute walk from campus
Kranky Cafe is a neighbourhood coffee shop. The baking is home style, made in house, gluten free & vegan friendly. If you are searching for an escape from the daily grind, away from the mainstream, Kranky is the perfect spot.
Momento Café | 577 Great Northern Way |Inside the Centre for Digital Media | 5 minute walk from campus
We’re about community – so we source local. We are dedicated to making excellent coffee for everyone that passes through our doors.
Catriona Jeffries | 274 East 1st Ave | 3 minute walk from campus
One of Canada’s pre-eminent spaces for contemporary art, recognized internationally for its ongoing, rigorous contribution to contemporary art discourse.
Macaulay & Co | 293 E 2nd Ave | 4 minute walk from campus
Macaulay & Co. Fine Art was founded in 2012 with a program focused on interdisciplinary, concept, space and politically based approaches in a variety of media.
Monte Clark Gallery | 525 Great Northern Way | 2 minute walk from campus
The gallery exhibits and promotes the work of contemporary Canadian artists alongside a selection of international artists, situating the gallery platform in a global and historical context.
Recreation and Fitness