Category Archives: British

Tin Tin Seafood Harbour: Busy Dim Sum Location in Richmond

Tin Tin Seafood Harbour is a popular dim sum restaurant that we’ve been meaning to try for a long time (but the large early morning crowds have always detracted us in the past). We finally managed to pay them a visit in late June.
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Sweedeedee (Portland Road Trip 2016) – Hipster Heaven

It’s difficult to imagine a city more hipster than Vancouver… but if there was one… that place would be Portland. Wanting to take a trip down to the coast, we stopped by Sweedeedee for an early morning breakfast in Portland.
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Salty’s Fish & Chips (New West)

Salty’s Fish & Chips currently has 8 locations (4 in the Lower Mainland and 4 on Vancouver Island) and has been around since the 70’s. Still, until my visit recently… I’ve never heard of them before. Perhaps it’s because there are so many places that you can find fish and chips in Vancouver.
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Hawksworth Restaurant – The English Breakfast

Hawksworth is a shiny restaurant located in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, sitting across from the Vancouver Art Gallery.  And by “shiny” I mean the decor is filled with white marble tables, stainless steel, and coffered ceilings.  At first, I thought I was a little underdressed for this place but then I noticed that a lot of the other patrons were wearing just shorts and t-shirts – probably guests in the hotel I suppose. Read the rest of this entry

Union Jack Public House – Jack’s Signature Stuffed Yorkies

Union Jack Public House is located in the old Moonrakers Neighbourhood Pub location.  I’ve never been to Moonrakers before but it looks like they did a pretty good job on the renos… plenty of dark wooden tables and large tvs on the walls.

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The Diner – Fun British Humour

When I think of British food, not much really comes to mind other than fish and chips.  My parents took us to London on vacation when I was in high school and all I remember was eating at Chinese restaurants while we were there.

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