Vancouver’s West End is home to a variety of exciting nightlife. Whether you want to chill at a chic cocktail bar, watch the game at a friendly neighborhood sports bar, or dance the night away at a hip nightclub, the West End is the place to do it. There’s downtown Vancouver nightlife for everyone, all a short distance from Sunset Inn & Suites.
If you’re looking for LGBTQ-friendly nightlife, the West End is the place to go. You’ll find the city’s most popular gay nightclubs and bars in the West End, most of them close together in the area known as Davie Village.
Davie Village is a gay-friendly neighborhood with a diverse selection of bars, clubs, and shops. There’s everything from intimate bars and restaurants frequented by locals to big, noisy dance clubs that attract patrons from throughout the city. Some of the most popular LGBTQ-friendly nightspots in the West End include 1181, Celebrities, Fountainhead Pub, The Junction Public House, Numbers, and The PumpJack Pub.
Best Cocktail Bar
The West End is home to many sophisticated drinking spots, including Bayside Lounge, Centro, Cactus Club Café. One of the most popular cocktail bars in the West End is Prohibition, located at 801 West Georgia Street. It’s an intimate speakeasy known for its unique Roaring Twenties décor.
Prohibition features an extensive list of vintage and innovative cocktails. You’ll also find an impressive selection of wines, spirits, and craft beers, along with a unique Absinthe Experience. Champagne is available by the bottle or class.
Other popular cocktail bars include the Alibi Room, Cactus Club Café, and the Yale Saloon.
Best Dance Club
If your nightlife tastes run more to shaking your booty, the West End is home to a variety of hip nightclubs. The hippest of the hip is Celebrities Nightclub, located at 1022 Davie Street. Celebrities is the biggest nightclub in the city, known for its crowded dance floors, top-flight entertainment, crazy dance parties, and sizzling DJs.
Celebrities offers two levels of dance floors, dazzling light shows, and a state-of-the-art Funktion-One sound system. In addition to its DJs, the club books world-class entertainers on a regular basis. The music is a mix of Top 40 and EDM.
Other nearby dance clubs include Bar None, Numbers Cabaret Club, and Roxy Cabaret.
Best Sports Bar
When you’re looking to spend the evening at a fun sports bar, look no further than Score on Davie. Located at 1262 Davie Street, this sports bar has won numerous “best of” awards for its casual food, affordable drinks, and numerous TVs tuned to the latest sporting events.
Score on Davie features a casual inside dining and bar area, along with a large patio in front. The vibe and the menu are both casual. Check out their famous “Caesars” that combine burgers, sides, and Bloody Mary’s in a single glass.
Other popular West End sports bars include G Spot Sports Bar & Grill, Mahoney’s Sports Grill, Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill, and Shenanigans on Robson.
Explore West End Nightlife from Sunset Inn & Suites
If you want to explore West End nightlife, make Sunset Inn & Suites your home base. We’re a 49-room boutique hotel located in the West End of Vancouver. We offer large rooms, affordable rates, and friendly staff – along with all that nearby nightlife!
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