ALERT to Bard patrons – BRIDGE CLOSURE: On Saturday, September 23, the Burrard Bridge will be completely closed to traffic all day, including the periods before and after our performances. Please plan to use an alternate route, and allow some additional time to get to Vanier Park for our 2pm or 7:30pm start times.

Neighbourhood Restaurants

The Boathouse – Bard patrons receive a free soup or salad!

Specializing in fresh seafood since 1981, The Boathouse is the best on the West Coast. Enjoy seasonally selected Ocean Wise fish, Certified Angus Beef and daily happy hour at six scenic waterfront locations.
Show your Bard on the Beach ticket and receive a FREE cup of soup or a side salad with the purchase of an adult entrée (one per person). This coupon is only valid at The Boathouse – Kitsilano. Not valid with any other discount. Tax and gratuity not included. Expires September 24, 2017. Visit our website or check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Rocky Mountain Flatbread – Bard patrons save 10%!

Only a 10 minute walk to Bard, we serve delicious house made dishes: handcrafted flatbread pizzas, daily pastas, seasonal salads and soups, and for all those pizza lovers who are wheat intolerant – we create extremely tasty gluten free pizzas! We also have a great selection of local craft beers, B.C. wines & house made sangria. There are many things we are proud of at Rocky Mountain Flatbread, including: using lots of local and organic produce, free range organic meats and Ocean Wise seafood; our open kitchens and artisan ovens; our kid friendly play kitchens; and the fact that the “carbon footprint” of every meal = 0. Maybe this is why locals have voted us Best Pizza in Vancouver.

Go to Rocky Mountain Flatbread either before or after the performance, let your server know you are a Bard patron & receive 10% off, on all food orders. Make your online reservation now!  This offer cannot be combined with gift cards or other promotions. Subject to change. Valid at our Kitsilano location.

Bridges Restaurant – Bard patrons save 20%!

A landmark on Vancouver’s waterfront for 35 years, Bridges is located next to the Public Market on Granville Island. Bridges offers magnificent views of Vancouver’s waterfront, mountains and city centre. Bridges Restaurant, Bar, Pub and outdoor dining offer the quintessential Vancouver experience.

Go to Bridges either before or after a performance at Bard on the Beach, show us your day of tickets and save 20% off your food bill. Visit their website to make a reservation today!

AnnaLena – Bard patrons save 10%!

Come join us at Kitsilano’s most avant garde restaurant, AnnaLena, located at 1809 West 1st Ave, only a 10 minute walk from Bard on the Beach. It is the perfect place to enjoy an exquisite meal fit for King Lear. Chef Michael Robbins has built a reputation for his obsession with craft and flavour, skillfully cooking food that is both satisfying and spectacular. Robbins describes the cuisine as “food influenced by a melting-pot of cultures, flavour profiles and techniques, and one that uses largely Canadian ingredients”. Named to honor Robbins’ two grandmothers for what they represent in his life, AnnaLena is about imagination, creativity and possibility, with a focus on shared dishes using local and sustainable products. The kitchen and bar are open late each night, so there is also a chance to join us for a glass of wine or dessert after the show.

Present your Bard on the Beach tickets at AnnaLena either before or after any performance and receive 10% off your food for the night. For reservations please call 778-379-4052 or visit our website.

Charqui Grill – Bard patrons save 15%

Charqui is a gastropub focused on healthy food choices complemented with select wines and other beverages – it is home to grilled Charqui chicken! We also have live music nightly, and a beautiful patio. To make a reservation call 604.733.3323, click here to email or visit their website.

Go to Charqui either before or after a performance at Bard on the Beach, let your server know you’re a Bard patron and save 15% off your food bill. This offer cannot be combined with gift cards or other promotions.

Edible Canada – Bard Patrons save 15%!

Walk along the seawall from Bard to join Edible Canada on our sunny Granville Island patio for local & seasonal Canadian cuisine! We aim to offer familiar Canadian dishes in a simple and elegant manner, with an element of creativity and a representation of both coasts. We are also proud to offer a 100% Canadian wine list, complemented by our craft beer and local-first spirits selection. The restaurant borders our Canadian artisan retail store, featuring local gourmet food products. Not valid with any other discount. Valid during the Bard on the Beach season for ticket holders only. Visit our website or check us out on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Bishop’s – Bard patrons save 15%!

For more than 30 years, John Bishop has been Vancouver’s consummate host and led the field in serving food that is organic, produced locally and sustainably. Tucked away on West 4th Avenue – just steps away from the Bard’s festival site – Bishop’s is a quiet haven serving up inspired plates crafted by Owner John Bishop and Chef Andrey Durbach in a warm, intimate atmosphere.

Bishop’s welcomes festivalgoers to a pre-performance dinner. Simply present your Bard on the Beach 2017 tickets and save 15% off your food bill. Reservations are recommended. Email or call 604-738-2025.