Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel
Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.wedgewoodhotel.com/vancouver-dining-bacchus.php
  • Phone: (604) 608-5319
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:30am - 11:00am;

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;

    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;

    Afternoon Tea: Saturday - Sunday: 2:00 - 4:00pm;

    Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, French
  • Executive Chef: Lee Parsons
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live Piano Entertainment daily.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Robson
  • Public Transit: Burrard and Vancouver City Center Skytrain Stations.

    B-Line 98 on Robson & Burrard.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $8.00 for three hours valet parking
A word from Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel
This sumptuous dining room in the Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, recently voted Best Hotel Dining by Vancouver Magazine, continues to raise the bar of dining in this city to lofty levels.


While the dining room exudes private club elegance and hospitality. Executive Chef Lee Parsons, whose storied career includes a stint in a two star Michelin restaurant in England, brings European panache to his innovative cuisine and committed to sourcing sustainable product and utilizing the very best seasonal ingredients.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel reviews from OpenTable diners
78 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (54)romantic (47)fit for foodies (27)notable wine list (23)neighborhood gem (22)great for lunch (19)vibrant bar scene (11)late-night find (11)great for brunch (9)hot spot (6)good for groups (6)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Quiet dinner
    Jayjay
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    There are too few places where you can have a dinner where the conversation isn't drowned out by music or poor acoustics. We go to Bacchus a lot because it's not too noisy and it's a pretty room with very good service. The menu doesn't offer lots of options but the food is reliably good. The pianist is a nice feature as long as he doesn't think the restaurant is a concert venue.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great place for dinner!
    knsinvcr
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I love this restaurant for its character, quality of food and service, and class
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FABULOUS FIND!
    See43
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Always a very special lunch when meeting with old friends! A little oasis of old world elegance and charm. I have been coming here for 25 years!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keep it classy Vancouver!
    Dining4Pleasure
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Bacchus always feels upscale without being pretentious. The locations is within walking distance of most downtown hotels and it is consistently a great place to dine. The soft piano music, our energetic waiter and adorable server made for a wonderful evening. We will definitely return whenever we visit this magnificent city!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New chef
    Highbar
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We had dinner 2 nights in a row and enjoyed the food and attentive service. Highly recommended
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The new Menu is very limited and the food portions are small.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Less than expected
    Chris
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We recently planned on a romantic dinner ath the Bacchus. Food was good - as expected. However, the never asked if we wanted side orders and when I realized that the main course did not come with a side, we ordered. The waiter forgot to bring one. The second waitor never had a smile on her face. The desert was mediocre and the presentation was mediocre at best. For a $250 dinner - one would expect more. Both from the server and the kitchen
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent and romantic evening.
    paddington
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Lovely thanksgiving and anniversary dinner at Bacchus. The staff are professional, attentive, and friendly. Bacchus is elegant and lively. A memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LetseatVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    A lovely atmosphere for dining. Our server was personal and very knowledgeable about the menu. The presentation of the food was amazing, the tastes delicious. A real adventure in dining. A must do when visiting Vancouver!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • No reservation required.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I made special note upon reserving my table with excitement as it is my special someone's returning as well as birthday dinner. It was a special night for us. However, the waiter didn't smile much, so serious, and did not acknowledged on the information provided upon reserving, oh well, don't bother making a reservation, as the restaurant is very empty. Our waiter brought us to a "quiet area" where a loud party of 6 was then place right beside our table. Bread server and water refiller server were especially kind, just not our waiter. He was too busy caring for the party of 6. Food was fantastic and worth every penny I spent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We have been to this restaurant many times for brunch, and this time it certainly did not meet our expectations . It appears it is under new management. The food was not prepared nearly as nicely or as well...fish and chips cold...poor side salad with sandwich. The quality of food at Joey's far surpasses what we received for the price.. We will think twice before we return in the future. It used to be a stellar place in Vancouver...now mediocre!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Exceptional Experience
    Redleg
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary, and the restaurant staff made it special. The food was delightful, while a gentleman entertained at the piano, playing good music. Overall, it was super!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We appreciate you accommodating changes to our request for table seating and whipping up something on the spot to suit our guest's dietary needs.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The only reason I took off marks on food is because even though it tasted good at the time, I had stomach pains after the meal and the next day.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • poor overall
    FromBCVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    just got a new chef, menu uninspiring, food average waiter ignored us repeatedly as we watched him suck up to another table, got a great view of his back of his head we ended up switching waiters dark ambience will not return
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was disappointing
    vintagedinah
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Went for lunch with a group of four. Carrot soup with coriander was good, but the salad was appalling. It consisted of supermarket package greens which were slightly stale with very small amounts of other ingredients, microscopic beets, and seeds. Absolutely unacceptable at any price, but particularly at $15! My friend had the same salad and commented that this was the worst salad that she had ever had in a restaurant, and I have to say that I agreed. Some of the flatbreads tasted mouldy. It was a shame that the food was so bad as the ambiance and the service would make this a great place to have a pleasant lunch, but I will not go back after my experience on Wednesday September 24th 2014.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious Food and Amazing Service!
    Nomfood19
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I recently went with my boyfriend to have a nice night on the town. I ordered the Mushroom Risotto and 3 ounce cheese platter, while he ordered the soup du jour (seafood with rose sauce) as well as the prawn spaghettini. The food was to die for! It came in pairs so both him and I were eating at the same time, even if I ordered something last minute. The speed of service was incredible-we weren't waiting longer than 10 mins at a time at most. There was a pianist playing some classics and it was nice, though the people were a little loud with conversation so he couldn't be heard too clearly oftentimes. Still, nice ambiance and candles at each table. We ordered a white wine from the okanagon that the server had recommended and tasted lovely!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our Engagent
    JohnD
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food, atmosphere and ambience was fantastic. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive creating a wonderful atmosphere and memorable experience! Thank you to all the staff that provided a wonderful dining experience!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    two items were sold out when server was asked he was unsure what else was sold out made ordering difficult server seemed very very busy also i waited to be greeted for some time ambiance wonderful food made up for it
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little disappointed
    Love2dine
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We think Bacchus is a very special restaurant, and the bar area is so lively and fun. I came over the day prior to reserve a special table for my husband's birthday (the following day) and our aniversary. The maître d' (Edouard) assured me that we (we were dining with another couple, also from the USA) would have table 72, in the middle of the restaurant. He agreed with me that it was a GREAT table. While we were having cocktails in the bar (and I had told his assistant that we had arrived), he confirmed that table 72 was available. When Edouard arrived, I spoke to him because our table was by then occupied by another foursome. I was really upset! Also, our rose sparkling wine was served FLAT. What a shame. Ginny B
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not Worth the Hype
    Forkworth
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Good friendly service. Tasty but over-cooked salmon, LARGE corkage fee. Lounge is nice, restaurant pleasant, but nothing (except the corkage fee) stands out. Lots of people with gray hair.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Superb
    Bigfatso
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The food is excellent - quite delicious and very well presented. The service is extremely professional yet at the same time warm. While obviously not a "budget" destination it is well worth the money for special occasions or if you have to be relatively affluent. We will return the next time we are in Vancouver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely Restaurant
    Vanwriter
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Lovely ambience; very comfortable and romantic. Very good food and nicely presented. A little put off by the service, however. Our waiter was clearly distracted and seemed impatient. We appreciate it was a Saturday night and on the busier side, however, a little warmth from the waiter would have made the evening pretty much perfect. It may help to remind some of the wait staff that without customers, there is no restaurant. We are far from demanding and very low-key patrons. However, as individuals who frequently dine at high-end restaurants, we do expect a little more from the wait staff, ie., do not make us feel as if you wish to rush us through or cannot wait while we determine our menu choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sophie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Front end of restaurant is very attractive but sound level of piano makes it more difficult to hold a calm conversation. Back end of restaurant is quieter but not as attractive, so there is a trade-off in where you sit. Otherwise, a very lovely restaurant with very good food and service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a pleasure
    AJWL
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The service is great and food excellent. Very reliable to bring clients and guests.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HMJA
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    So nice to find a place with old fashioned dining ambiance. Quiet. Lovely piano in the background. Friendly and efficient valets and hotel staff are a plus.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I found the restaurant to be extremely expensive. The food was just mediocre.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Madhatter22
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Excellent choice for our 45th wedding anniversary. I really felt as though I had taken my wife to somewhere special.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I took a candidate for lunch.
    luvtheplace
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    It was excellent. The food and the service were perfect and she was very impressed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding services, great food
    smileVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Professional pianist. High quality food and services. Worth the price!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this restaurant!
    BeeGee
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    It is like stepping back in time or a quick trip to Paris! From the pianist playing soft music to the waiter attentive to everything it is just a delightful experience. Quiet and dark with terrific food. I love every moment there and never wanted it to end, but at least it ended with chocolate. Don't miss this restaurant if you go to to Vancouver!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Blonde Fox
    BlondFox
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Will not be back and will advise others to stay away.This was a major disappointment. The service was almost at an after thought level. The halibut I had had a significant fishy odor.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect food, best mixed drinks
    Haroldski8797
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Everytime I come to town I must go. Hands down the best mixed drinks in the city. I just love the sliders... amazing. as is the rest of the menu. I love to take a seat by an open window and watch people go by. Service is the best as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Evening
    RobMc
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a great dinner and loved the pianist. it was not too loud, but he made date night all the more special
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unclepii
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The food was fantastic and the overall experience was memorable. We would definately recomended for friends of us coming to Vancouver
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 43 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 912 reviews are from the Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge - Wedgewood Hotel reviews archive.
  • Vancouver special at Bacchus
    KBOZ
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Good food, service a little underwhelming even though waiter was funny and attentive. Left the tuna off an entree. Wine Recomended was not great. Asked for local distillers, got a London Gin. Overall a good experience , but was expecting more from a relais and chateu property.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our new favorite place!
    Savoury4me
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    So many lovely little surprises! It was all served with such skilled elegance. Bravo!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Did we come on an off night?
    Ses123VIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We selected Bacchus based on great reviews and Relais et Chateaux membership. We had one of the worst meals we have eaten in years. I ordered the green gazpacho. The presentation was nice, but when I ate it, it was extremely acidic, and mainly tasted of vinegar. The vegetable flavors missing. As salmon is seasonal in the NW I ordered the fresh salmon with quinoa. As soon as it arrived there was a fishy I was told that it would be cooked medium. The texture was that of frozen soggy salmon rather than fresh. It tasted as though it was going off. it was inedible and I left the restaurant hungry rather than eat it. It had sat under lights till someone covered it, and a bare-handed server added garnish without cleaning his hands.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely wonderful lunch
    FussyEater
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Our lunch experience was wonderful. The service was impressive (quiet and efficient), the meal was just "so good", and the cappuccino & dessert was very delicious. I will return here again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spoilt by noise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food & service were excellent but we found the music, in particular the singing very annoying, intrusive and much too loud. I chose Bacchus as it is one of the few good restaurants in Vancouver where you can chat without shouting so it was very disappointing to find that conversation was so difficult. Exhausting, irritating & detracted from the excellent food & service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.