Offering new entertainment venues, dining options, fitness studios, and more, these newcomers will be sure to redefine experiences and elevate downtown Vancouver’s vibrancy.

The REC Room Granville

Set to grace Granville Street, The Rec Room by Cineplex features amusement games, a rooftop patio, live entertainment space, bowling, virtual reality as well as delicious food. This 45,000 sq ft entertainment complex spanning three levels will be sure to be a cornerstone of Granville Entertainment District.

Address: 885 Granville Street

Opening: TBA 2024

Per Se Social Corner Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour is in for a treat with the new Per Se Social Corner, serving up delicious Italian and Spanish cuisine. This location will be offering unique menu offerings skewing towards seafood in homage to the former restaurant in this location, Chewies Oyster Bar.

Address: 1055 W Hastings St

Opening: Fall 2024

Fogo De Chao

Coming this spring, Fogo De Chao will be entering the Canadian market with a 7,800 sq ft location in the heart of DT Van. Renowned for its grilled meats served tableside on skewers, this internationally acclaimed chain is sure to become a culinary hotspot.

Address: 658 Homer St

Opening: Spring 2024

Nook Downtown

Local Italian chain Nook will be opening up inside the Stack, Vancouver’s tallest office building later this year. Opened in 2009, Nook was intended to be a place where locals can connect through their love of food and drink. Serving antipasto, housemate pasta & pizza and great wine, this location will be sure to be your new favourite hangout spot.

Address: 1133 Melville St

Opening: TBA 2024

Flagship Loblaws City Market

Spanning more than 45,000 sq ft, the flagship Loblaws City Market is set to be the largest grocery store in Downtown Vancouver. Its in-store canteen, featuring a 20-foot carvery and an assortment of freshly prepared dishes aims to cater to both shoppers and nearby workers seeking delicious meals.

Address: 658 Homer St

Opening: February 2024

Aburi Hana

Following the success of Miku and Minami, Aburi Restaurants Canada is set to unveil Aburi Hana Vancouver. With its Toronto counterpart earning Canada’s first Michelin star, expectations are high for this new addition.

Address: 1550 Alberni St

Opening: Winter 2024

Evolve Strength Fitness Gym

Rethinking the traditional gym setup, Evolve Strength emphasizes strength training over cardio equipment. The launch of its fifth location at 349 W Georgia St promises to revolutionize the gym experience.

Address: 349 W Georgia St

Opening: Fall 2024

Din Tai Fung

Best known for its xiao long bao, various other dumplings, cucumber salad, and noodle dishes, global sensation Din Tai Fung is making its Canadian debut. This world renowned chain has over 170 locations worldwide and its arrival is highly anticipated.

Address: 1132 Alberni St

Opening: TBA 2024

Paris Baguette

This French-inspired Korean bakery will be sure to delight Vancouver’s pastry enthusiasts. Paris Baguette aims to reestablish the neighbourhood bakery cafe, promising a cozy ambiance that feels just like home.

Address: 1150 Alberni St

Opening: TBA 2024