Dine in Stanley Park
Visitors to Stanley Park can dine at one of the park's classic restaurants while enjoying stunning views of the ocean and the ambience of the forest. Find menus, hours of operation and reservation information by visiting their websites.
Sheltered by towering trees and offering an unobstructed and stunning view of English Bay, this Ferguson Point landmark has long been a culinary favourite in Vancouver.
It opened as a summer tearoom in the 1950s and has evolved over the years to its present design.
The Fish House
Nestled amongst spectacular gardens of the park near English Bay, this popular restaurant offers a true west coast culinary experience. It has three distinct dining rooms, two sunny patios, and a heritage wine cellar available for private events. Built in the 1930s it was originally used as a sports pavilion. The restaurant opened in 1990.
Visit the Fish House website
Prospect Point Cafe
Sit and relax while you watch the sheltering cedars sway in the ocean breeze. The cafe is open year-round. It is a popular choice in the park, and also has a great gift shop.
Stanley Park Pavilion
Stanley Park Pavilion is located inside a rustic heritage building from the turn of the last century. The restaurant features a 200-seat patio and a 50-seat bar. It's open June to September and is available for private functions such as weddings and banquets during the rest of the year.
Located minutes from the Stanley Park info booth, the Waterfall Cafe’s sunny patio is the perfect place to enjoy a bite and take in views of the Vancouver Aquarium, the 300 year old Western Red Cedar tree, and Bill’s Reid’s Chief of the Undersea World sculpture. The cafe is open from June to September, and admission to the Aquarium is not required.
Snacks and light meals at park concession stands
Visitors to the park can choose from a wide variety of fast food at conveniently placed concession stands, run by the Park Board. These concession stands combine quick service with affordable prices. Open seasonally.
|Railway Café (at miniature railway)||604-683-5026|
|Stanley Park Information Booth||604-681-6728|
Brockton Visitor Centre
The Brockton Visitor Centre features the Legends of the Moon Snack and Gift Shop, and a court explaining the crafts and culture of British Columbia's First Nations Peoples.
In 2014, the Park Board granted permits to 11 vendors in 15 sites—the highest number of participants to date. Food carts began operating in three park sites in Vancouver two years ago as part of a pilot.
Vendor list and locations:
- BerryMobile at Second Beach and Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park and Spanish Banks
- Candy Meister at Second Beach
- Cup a Corn in Vanier Park
- Fijian Fusion in Vanier Park
- Japadog in Stanley Park
- Jim’s Ice Cream in Vanier Park
- Lemon Heaven at Kits Beach
- Potato Tornado Shack at Kits Beach
- Roaming Popcorn at Seawall in Devonian Park
- San Juan Family Farm at Devonian Plaza and English Bay
- Vancouver Beach Nuts at Kits Beach and English Bay