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Things to do in Kensington-Cedar Cottage, Vancouver

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
French Restaurant
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“One of favourite French destinations in the city (chosen by Georgia Straight readers)! Reservations are recommended :)”
  • 116 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Another great little place on the corner of Fraser and Kingsway. Authentic tacos and burritos! Always packed but worth it. Great prices and good portions”
  • 114 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is an excellent hipster coffee shop with great style, amazing muffins and sandwiches, and of course great coffee. This is a bit further from the suite (perhaps a 10-15 minute walk but worth it). ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Lake
“Trout Lake is where I go to unwind. Either a run around the lake, or a walk with some music in my ears. It's also the perfect place to sunbathe and have a picnic in the summer.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Seriously, the most amazing small batch, hipster ice cream shop around. This place is usually very busy in the summertime with patrons spilling out onto the street (fun community atmosphere). ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“delicious, fresh and affordable mexican influenced vegetarian restaurant! locally owned with a great community vibe. Quite possibly the best Nachos in town.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The best independent theatre in town! Catch a late night cult movie and have a beer or find some good tunes, live burlesque, improv comedy. They have it all.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Some of the best freshly baked bread in the city. Great coffee and a good spot for breakfast ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is one of the best pizzeria's in the city, and its right downstairs! So many hot options to choose from. And they have the best anchovy pizza I've ever had!!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Great local South Asian, cheap and cheerful fare. Their savory donuts are a unique and delicious experience.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Locals line up for this haunt (although I most likely will be at Bows + Arrows), they are known for more decadent brunch dishes. Pulled pork benny's; cornflake crusted french toast etc. Made famous by the Food Networks - Drive in Diners and Dives.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking for a night cap while staying with us? This pub is within walking distance. A local favourite. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Gym
“Trout Lake Beach and Community Center - public ice rink, dog beach, playgrounds, walking/cycling trails, tennis & basketball courts, farmers market, swimming area (life guarded in summer), BBQ's and only a 5min walk away.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegan's rejoice! Awesome grub and a lively spot makes Chau Veggie Express worth checking out. No meat? No problems! Their noodle soups will blow your mind.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This could be the best bakery in the city if not the world. Try their breakfast sandwich, ANY cookie, or their waffles. Hmmm mmm good.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“This is your local drug store chain. You can also buy groceries and essentials such as hygiene and household products, prescribed and over-the counter medicine.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“One of favourite French destinations in the city (chosen by Georgia Straight readers)! Reservations are recommended :)”
  • 116 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Another great little place on the corner of Fraser and Kingsway. Authentic tacos and burritos! Always packed but worth it. Great prices and good portions”
  • 114 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“delicious, fresh and affordable mexican influenced vegetarian restaurant! locally owned with a great community vibe. Quite possibly the best Nachos in town.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“This is one of the best pizzeria's in the city, and its right downstairs! So many hot options to choose from. And they have the best anchovy pizza I've ever had!!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Great local South Asian, cheap and cheerful fare. Their savory donuts are a unique and delicious experience.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Locals line up for this haunt (although I most likely will be at Bows + Arrows), they are known for more decadent brunch dishes. Pulled pork benny's; cornflake crusted french toast etc. Made famous by the Food Networks - Drive in Diners and Dives.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Vegan's rejoice! Awesome grub and a lively spot makes Chau Veggie Express worth checking out. No meat? No problems! Their noodle soups will blow your mind.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“They do more traditional Thin Crust Italian Pizza and make the gluten free work well.”
  • 23 locals recommend

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