What a jolt it is to stroll from the starkly modern lobby of the Opus Hotel into an honest-to-God authentic French brasserie (in inauthentic Yaletown, no less)—simple wooden chairs, a classic tile floor, crisp white linen everywhere, and the archetypal one-page menu. But it’s not until you pay $16 for a Sidecar that you really feel like you’re in Paris. Actually, chef Don Letendre keeps true to... more
Elixir, in the hip Opus Hotel, actually has three different dining areas: an enclosed space with dark-wood paneling and red velvet banquettes; the brighter garden room, more appropriate for an informal breakfast or brunch; and an adjacent bistro. The menu is the same in all three -- modern brasserie food prepared with local ingredients and utilizing a medley of spices culled from former French... more
Whether it’s the Eurostyle bistro, sinful red velvet chamber or elegant garden room, Yaletown’s glitterati unwind here over luscious cocktails like the signature Opus 97. Dinner features choice local wines, top-notch service, and Chef Don Letendre’s clever combinations mixing seasonal ingredients and modern French bistro favorites with Japanese touches like enoki mushrooms, yuuzu peppercorn... more
Elixir Bar Restaurant offers these services: restaurant, bar.
Opulence is the hallmark at this charming, French brasserie. Situated within the lavish Opus Hotel, it envelops you in a classic Montparnasse air, and proudly displays its vintage marble and leather furnishings. Guests are welcome at any time of the day - they will be served with genteel French etiquette from dawn to late night. The wine list features red and white elixirs and liquors, whose... more