The Sylvia Downtown Vancouver Hotel - side view towards English Bay





Welcome to The Sylvia Downtown Vancouver Hotel on English Bay

Sylvia�s Restaurant
Sylvia�s Restaurant with view of English Bay
Sylvia�s Lounge
Sylvia�s Lounge



Dining at The Sylvia
Sylvia's Restaurant & Lounge

Come and experience beachside dining in the beautiful and historic Sylvia Hotel. Just steps from English bay in Vancouver's West End, Sylvia's Restaurant, Bistro, Patio and Lounge are favourite spots for locals and visitors.

Enjoy a bottle of wine or a blueberry martini with friends while watching the seawall activities or a spectacular sunset from Sylvia's lounge. Our large picture windows and cozy fireplace create a warm and inviting atmosphere so you can sit back and sample our great new west coast appetizer menu or a light meal. Sylvia's Bar opens at 11:30 every day.

Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner are available in the beautiful bistro, sunny patio or casually elegant dining room. Every seat has an amazing view of English Bay. We serve Breakfast daily from 7:00am-11:30am (11:00 on Sundays). Sunday Brunch must not be missed, 11:00am-2:00pm. Our Lunch and Dessert menus offer a selection of traditional favourites and creative modern cuisine.
The Bistro Menu is served in our Lounge & Bistro from 4:30-9:30 pm daily. The Dinner Menu is served in our Dining Room 4:30-9:30pm daily.

We look forward to serving you soon. Call 604-681-9321 for a reservation.


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Special Functions
Special group menus for large parties as well as private settings for celebrations such as weddings, retirements and birthdays are offered.

Contact: The Food and Beverage Director - Kym Kelly-  for the Sylvia Hotel to inquire about large parties and private events. 604-681-9321 ext 104 or email

 Call 604-681-9321 or email for reservations.


Complimentary Hi-Speed Wireless Internet is now
available throughout the hotel.






Join us in the Lounge or Bistro for a Beverage.

The Sylvia Hotel Presents


Live  Music

In Sylvia’s Lounge


8:00 - 10:00 pm




Wednesday March 4th
  Weaver & Werth Band - Jazz


Thursday March 05th

  Yvonne McSkimming & Mark Fortin Soul, Rock, Acoustic


Wednesday March 11th
  BaixaBlue - Jazz


Thursday March 12th

  Cole Patron - Rock, Acoustic, Blues


Starting Thursday January 15, 2015

Monday – Friday

3:00- 6:00pm


Red Curry Chicken Tartlets $6

Mint yoghurt

       Flatbread $ 6

Ask your server for weekly feature


Breaded Kalamata Olives $6

Balsamic vinaigrette, olive oil


Truffle Oil Fries $6

White truffle oil, asiago cheese


Teriyaki Dry Ribs $6

Teriyaki sauce, green onions

Prime Rib Sundays


Join us Sunday evenings for our Prime Rib Feature with all the fixings!


8oz cut of juicy prime rib,

au jus, baked potato, Yorkshire pudding and fresh seasonal vegetables.





Friday April 03 – Monday April 06



Butternut Squash Soup  

Fresh sage


 Tomato Confit Parcel 

Cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, crème, pyllo pastry, pesto sauce





Baked Sweet & Sour Ham  

Garlic mashed potatoes, baby beets, roasted carrots, grilled asparagus


Roasted Halibut

Fingerling potatoes, baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, lemon saffron sauce


Squid Ink Tagliolini   

Scallops, shrimp, squid, salmon, mussels, spicy marinara sauce





Cranberry Cake  

Raspberry fruit coulis


Strawberry Profiteroles

Warm chocolate glaze


3 courses 38


Easter Brunch at The Sylvia

Sunday April 05, 2015



Chef’s Signature Crab Cake Benny 16

English muffin, Sylvia’s signature crab cake, poached eggs,

wasabi hollandaise, Sylvia’s potatoes


Stanley Park Benny 14

English muffin, back bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise, Sylvia’s potatoes


West Coast Benny 15

English muffin, smoked salmon, poached eggs, hollandaise, Sylvia’s potatoes


Mediterranean Benny 14

spinach, feta, olives, poached eggs, hollandaise, Sylvia’s potatoes


Farmers Omelette 13

smoked ham, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, Sylvia’s potatoes,toast


English Bay Omelette 15

crab, Swiss cheese, asparagus, Sylvia’s potatoes, toast


Lobster Omelette 18

Swiss cheese, lobster meat, red onion, bell pepper, lobster sauce, Sylvia’s potatoes, toast


Classic French Toast  11

choice of fresh strawberries, or Grand Marnier blueberry sauce


Chef’s Signature French Toast  16

banana maple syrup, toasted walnuts


Spinach Salad with Sautéed Prawns 17

  mandarin oranges, cashews, goat cheese, oriental sesame dressing


B.C. Salmon Salad 17

spring mix, cashews, dried cranberries, goat cheese, balsamic dressing


 Salmon Burger 15

house seasoned BC salmon patty, lettuce, tomato, red onion, tartar sauce


Creole Chicken Burger 15

grilled Cajun chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, spiced ratatouille, leaf lettuce, tomato


Chorizo Sausage Hash 17

sautéed chorizo sausage, onion, bell pepper, hash browns, poached eggs,

 chipotle hollandaise sauce, garlic toast, fruit





Sylvia’s Signature  Caesar

horseradish infused citron vodka, tabasco, worcestershire, clamato, celery, prawn, olive 7.50





NEW Meeting Facility
The Sylvia Hotel is pleased to offer a fully equipped meeting/board room. Our meeting facility can accommodate groups of 5 to 30 people. Whether you are planning a strategy meeting, a training session or social event, we can take care of all your accommodation and catering needs.

Call and ask for Robyn Heron, Sales Manager or Kym Kelly,

Food and Beverage Manager  604-681-9321


Have you made your reservation?
   Reservations recommended
Please call 604-681-9321 x 104


The Sylvia's History
The Sylvia Hotel was designed as an apartment building in 1912 for a Mr. Goldstein, and named in honour of his daughter Sylvia. Our beachside lounge was the first cocktail bar in Vancouver and opened in 1954.
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The Sylvia's Rooms Rates and Reservations Sylvia's Room - Restaurant on English Bay Rates and Reservation Form Map of Sylvia Hotel location on English Bay
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