L'Abattoir is located in the center of Gastown between historic Gaoler's Mews and Blood Alley. The restaurant was built in the 19th century and is the site of Vancouver's first jail. Originally buttressed to the city's main butchery and meat packing district, the name L'Abattoir pays homage to the neighbourhood's colourful past.

Set in a refurbished brick and beam building that combines classic French tile work with industrial fixtures, natural wood, and glass and steel finishes, the restaurant offers a bar and lounge setting, elevated dining room and plush, sun soaked atrium.

Chef Lee Cooper and General Manager Paul Grunberg are dedicated to highlighting the finer points of eating and drinking in L'Abattoir's informed but informal setting. French influenced West Coast fare is paired with Sommelier Robert Herman's eclectic wine program and Head Barman Shaun Layton's innovative cocktail list to offer a truly unique dining experience.

Serving seven nights a week, Monday to Sunday. Happy Hour 530pm - 630pm every day - bar seating only, half price appetizers, cocktail, wine + features.. Join us.

*L'Abattoir now allows guests to bring in their own special 750ml bottle of wine to have with dinner, given the bottle is not already available on our wine list. Corkage $30. 1 bottle per table. If a bottle of wine is purchased from the restaurant corkage will be waived.