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Shaughnessy

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5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-261-0011
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good view of the gardens, slow kitchen (not service), good and handsome service, price ok. Big parking space

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

After a wonderful tour of the gardens, we decided to enjoy lunch at Shaugnessy. It is not easy to navigate to the only entrance from the gardens. Once we finally arrived, we were promptly seated. Water was poured and menus were dropped off. Our waiter...More

Thank retireeCambridgeOnt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the VanDusen Botanical Garden and during one of our rest stops we decided to enjoy lunch at the Shaughnessy Restaurant. We both started with the clam chowder and for our mains we ordered the fish & chips and the chicken pot pie. It...More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 1 week ago

We jined a party of more than 12 for garden tour followed by a meal at the Shaughnessy. Just so's you know, the restaurant is separate from the gardens. The table was booked, but when we arrived, someone else had claimed the table. We managed...More

Thank Logjam2650
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our granddaughter to Van Dusen Garden, and noticed Shaughnessy Restaurant as we walked into the Garden. After checking the menu, we decided we'd finish our time there with lunch at the restaurant. Immediately after we finished a fabulous visit to the Garden, we...More

Thank beeperVancouver
Reviewed May 13, 2018

My brothers and I took my mother to this restaurant close to her home in Vancouver for a Mother's Day Lunch. The overall décor and layout made for a very relaxing experience. In addition the staff was pleasant and helpful. The food we ordered was...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We went to the Gardens and decided to stop in for brunch. I ordered the chorizo skillet. Not only did we wait a long time to get our meal but when it arrived it was lukewarm at best. When the hostess came and asked how...More

Thank BC_Cardinal
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Shaughnessy a few times in the last 8 months and I have been more than impressed each and every time. This past time however while visiting Vancouver the experience was far above par. Chef Matthew’s lunch menu is a selection of offerings that...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We enjoy the Van Dusen Gardens, and walk through them often. The onsite restaurant, the Shaughnessy, doesn't live up to the quality one would expect. The ambience; with its garden view, is lovely. Service is professional and friendly. Meals are pricey with sub-par quality. Due...More

Thank Darlene J
Reviewed January 18, 2018

It was our annual holiday family get together and we booked for 6 of us at dinner. The prices they charge and the service you get are not at par- and this is coming from three of us who all work in the restaurant industry....More

Thank Sarah W
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Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area
are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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rigbys7129
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
was sprinklers but not now - just 1 restaurant - Shaughnessy
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Yes, Sprinklers Restaurant is now Shaughnessy Restaurant. Excellent food, service and nice ambience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
    (37TH AVENUE)
  • Public Transportation: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS ON OAK STREET WHICH IS THE MAIN THROUGHFARE For MANY ARTERIES INTO OR OUT OF THE CITY. ON ROUTE FROM OR TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR THE US BORDER. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS 15 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. TRANSIT BUS STOPS ARE LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-261-0011
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Description
Shaughnessy Restaurant Is Located In The Spectacular Vandusen Botanical Garden (a 55-acre Teaching Garden). The Restaurant Was Originally Opened In 1984 To Service The Many Members & Guests Of The Garden, But It Soon Became A Popular Dining Establishment And Has Evolved Into A Vancouver Landmark. It Is Now A Favorite With Locals & Tourists Alike. Shaughnessy Restaurant Offers Contemporary Comfort Food, Professional Warm Service And The Right Mix Of Creativity And Commitment In An Elegant, Relaxed And Unique Garden Setting. We Cater To A Variety Of Events Throughout The Year - Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Bar/bat Mitzvahs, Family Reunions And Corporate Meetings. Exclusive Restaurant Bookings Are Available And We Can Accomodate A Variety Of Group Sizes Up To 200 People. There Is Ample Free Parking For Car, Private Coach Or Bus. Both The Garden And The Restaurant Are Wheelchair Accessible
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