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Globe @ YVR - Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Globe @ YVR - Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Globe @ YVR - Fairmont Vancouver Airport Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fairmont.com/vancouverairport/GuestServices/Restaurants/Globeyvr.htm
  • Phone: (604) 248-3281
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Daily: 6:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Afternoon Tea: 2:00pm - 4:30pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Northwest, Continental, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact hotel for more details
  • Private Party Facilities: Globe@YVR is not available for buy-outs, however The Fairmont Vancouver Airport has over 8700 square feet of meeting space including 16 meeting rooms – all with natural light – and suitable for any occasion. They can accommodate a wide variety groups from 4-200 people.
  • Private Party Contact: 604-248-3281 (604) 207-5200

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Vancouver International Airport
  • Public Transit: Canada Line at YVR terminus stop.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We validate parking for dinner guests dining in our outlets after 6:00 p.m. for parking in level P2 or P3 or in the economy lot. Please bring in your parking voucher for validation.

    Valet parking is also available.
A word from Globe @ YVR - Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Globe@YVR is The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel’s award-winning, signature restaurant. Globe@YVR is the only fine-dining restaurant in Richmond to specialize in Pacific Northwest Cuisine and the Ocean Wise Program. Expect a contemporary and inviting restaurant amongst spectacular panoramic views of Vancouver's North Shore Mountains and busy airport activity through floor-to-ceiling windows. Globe@YVR is not only popular for air travelers passing through but because of it’s convenient location, it is also becoming a sought after dining experience for travellers arriving on the new Canada Line Skytrain. Globe@YVR’s wine list is extensive, offering a wide selection from around the world including many popular labels from British Columbia’s own Okanagan valley. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner and experience meals that are carefully prepared with the finest attention to detail.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Had a very enjoyable evening with my wife. The salmon was perfect as was the short ribs my wife ordered but no dining experience is complete without friendly, helpful staff and your staff were top notch...thank you very much and we'll be there again and will recommend Globe@YVR to friends and family....Wes Fung."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Less than you would want or expect. Overpriced considering the lack of attentiveness and overall lack of charm and high noise level. Not where you want to go for afternoon tea experience. The service is pleasant and quick and again not what you would like for an afternoon tea experience. Probably a great place for a breakfast , lunch or dinner."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Atmosphere was one of fine dining, food quality was that of a Starbucks - sandwiches, scones and desserts all mediocre. Good service - prompt, friendly. Had a voucher otherwise would not have paid that much for tea. Fun way to catch up with friends/family on a Sunday afternoon."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Very good service. Tea service was as expected. Not very crowded but far from parking area."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The signature YVR salad is a must have, with real crab meat and salmon. Refreshing with soba noodles and salad mix. Nice view to see the planes, but absolute noise reduction. Service from hostess to server was excellent and attentive. Would recommend to anyone who would like to relax & escape from the busy intense airport downstairs."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Decided to come for Mother's Day. The food was decent at best, but it's difficult to mess up bacon and eggs. I searched for brunch and this came up, however, it was only breakfast. Servers were rude and unfriendly. Children under 5yrs were free, but they charged my 10 month old as a "child", and my 3yr old as a full priced adult. Nice try! Will not be coming back here. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Food and service were second to none. However, we specifically requested a window which we did not get. VERY DISAPPOINTING>"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Quality ingredients (fresh and nicely presented), outstanding service. Not cheap but worth the price."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "I took my wife and daughter to the Fairmont for afternoon tea while I had a turkey club with a latte. Who would've thought of going to the Fairmont for a meal? The view of the runaway is spectacular even in the rain. I can't imagine what it would be like in the summer. Service was impeccable......what you would expect from the Fairmont brand. I would highly recommend this gem to everyone!! I'm planning on coming back to see what the view is like in the evening as well as on a sunny day. ...............you will not be disappointed!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We went this restaurant in Vancouver Airport for afternoon tea. First of all, this restaurant has great view of the airport, people can see airplanes taking off or landing while dining. Good service and their food is delicious. However, it is definitely not worth that price for couple of tinny little deserts. Although they offer us "2 for 1" coupon for next visit, and that would be acceptable and affordable price for afternoon tea."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Free parking offer from Globe, so you park on P3 and need to walk to the US departure direction. Hotel is being updated lately and very bright and inviting. More oriental tea selection, but high tea is from British culture, so it should have more western taste than meeting the East. Food was not bad and quite standard on height tea. The chair was big and comfortable. Will go back again."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "A nice afternoon tea while you are YVR airport. Good that we had 2 for 1 price discount otherwise it wouldn't be worth your money. To compare with other Fairmont afternoon tea this one is probably the lowest in rank."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Food was so so. Hightea @ Fairmont Pacific Rim much better."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Food was only mediocre... service was bad, waiter didn't even give us bread until we asked. Only good thing was the convenience of being at the airport as we had to send off a friend on a 10pm flight."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great place to meet friends or family in transit at YVR. Beats the food court hands down. Had a nice brunch with family while waiting for daughter to board plane. Buffet was good with custom omelete bar and variety of salads, smoked salmon, cereals, etc Had to wait for eggs benny to be refreshed. Service was attentive."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "We waited to be seated. Finally half n hour past our reservations they seated us we ordered drinks and they took 25 mins for drinks Took over 20 mins to get another drink. Order food and that took over 1 hour. Food was ok. Better off goin to the keg . The food was ok..i will not being dining here ever again"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Upscale and energetic with excellent service. The food was very good but portions on the small size. The paella was quite good but not anything like traditional paella. Salad was not anything special. Apple tart and sticky toffee pudding for dessert were both delicious"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Overall, afternoon tea was a pleasant outing. Congenial staff but not about while we waited for the cheque. Roast beef sandwich had dry bread and the smoked salmon was too fishy to eat. Server fixed these problems with extra sandwiches of a different kind and remade roast beef sandwich. Kidos to her! Would go back."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Odd location, not much differ from airport cafeteria. though outstanding food and services. dine out menu was good. Chowder was good, but had better with Forage & YEW."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "I had high expectations when I decided to give this place a try. For $38, the menu was similar to that of Cactus Club (for $28), but the quality was not justified by its price. The food also took 1.5 hour to be served. Having had wonderful experiences at other Fairmont locations, I was very disappointed with what happened at Globe. The dining hall wasn't full, but somehow it was very hard to get any sort of service. We had to wave down servers like mad people just to get a refill of water. Bottom line is, I would not go back there again."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "This was a last minutes decision; we booked a 7:00pm table around 4:30pm that day ! How cool is that ... during Dine Out ! The service was great (friendly/professional staff), the food superb and the ambience ... exactly what we were looking for ! The restaurant is quite spacious so, even though most tables were occupied, it still felt comfortable, not crowded. Their Dine Out Vancouver menu is a great one (a choice of 3 entrees, something for everyone !) and parking is free !"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The view, the service and the food were all great! Everything was really spot on and our server was very efficient. The ambiance with the planes coming and going and the runway all lit up was excellent! They even validated our parking so really no complaints here!"
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "We enjoyed our dining experience. We had a party of 4 and every meal was delicious! Waiter very attentive but not pushy."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "A very special place to have dinner - ambience, food and service are notable. Well worth the cast of dining out here."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Excellent meal. Lovely view of planes coming and going. Would be nice to have been seat right at the window with the three of us though. Perhaps one or two table areas set aside for more than two patrons by the window? Thank you for the lovely way to start the new year! Am looking forward to trying your afternoon tea experience."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "It cost $80 per person for a run-of-the-mill ho-hum boring Christmas brunch buffet at the YVR Airport Fairmount. The view was fabulous and the ambience pleasant, but for $75 per person, I can get a five-course tasting menu at The Pear Tree that is so wonderful it will make you weep in ecstasy. Okay, so I didn't expect out-of-this-world gourmet food from a hotel, even the Fairmount. In fact, I should have realized it would be overpriced for standard buffet fare having had a similar experience at The Herons restaurant in downtown Vancouver. That meal, though, only cost me $35 per person. I expected at least something a bit more special and elegant for the $80. They should, at a minimum, include at least one alcoholic beverage."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Service was very good. Every member of the restaurant staff made us feel very welcome. Each one came by to see that we had everything we needed. The food was good. The overall experience made up for the limited selection of food. It was a very enjoyable Christmas Eve dinner. I would suggest they expand on the seafood station and perhaps increase the selection on the hot dishes."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Perfect for the occasion, any one that is, well done folks."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "Went to Globe for the 2nd time for a small work dinner. Honestly the only thing that I can say as a "negative", was we waited a bit for a hostess to come seat us, but that didn't even matter...our server was amazing, I wish I had gotten her name as she deserves recognition for her job! She was so helpful from choosing the wine, offering tastings, and helping pair with dinner...the whole nine she was great! She was probably in her mid 30s, greyish/brown glasses, fairly tall, thin and a great smile...if that helps please give her a pat on the back for me!! We were a party of 5 in on Friday November 29 8:15pm reservation."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "The restaurant offers unique experience with views of ramps and apron of yvr . The service is excellent and the atmosphere nice and comfortable . The lamb I had was a little too salty. But overall it was a delightful meal."
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "The staff are excellent and go out of their way to offer excellent service"
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "Food was excellent -- at our table we had the mussels, the duck, the lamb duo. All were fabulous. Service was impeccable. Efficient, friendly, on the ball. The restaurant was spacious, the noise level low. Not many places you can go these days and actually talk to people at your table -- most places you have to shout to be heard, and often you can't hear what others are saying. I love this restaurant. Who would think of going to the restaurant in a hotel airport for food? It's a bit of a trek from home, but well worth it for the food, the service and the ambience."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "I booked online & received a call close to the booked time saying I made a mistake-that booking was for lunch-my comments noted aftern tea.Caller was brusque/lecturing, told me nxt time if your preferred time is not available, it's not available. Finally said she'd squeeze me in at later time.I had no choice since I already invited friend. I've had high teas all over the world and this was so not up to par.Could it be I mentioned a discounted certificate? Server very friendly, but we had to ask for more hot water & put our leftovers in box ourselves.A different server presented the food & rushed through the descriptions. High tea s/b experienced slowly. Restaurant wants to be high-class but it's not behaving as such. Also too pricey. Pity."
    Dined on 11/12/2013
  • "We stayed at the Fairmont on a lay-over and the whole place is a gem, including the restaurant. Fresh organic ingredients prepared artfully. My mushroom ravioli with Parmesan foam was the best meal I had in Vancouver all week. Reasonable prices too. Amazing, great view, attentive friendly service."
    Dined on 10/4/2013
  • "It's really neat to sit and watch the airport below you as you dine. The food was very good (albeit pricey) and we enjoyed it quite a bit. They even brought us some blueberries for our 7 month old."
    Dined on 9/12/2013
  • "A great place for a quiet meal and a good visit with friends. Server was great as was the Afternoon Tea."
    Dined on 9/3/2013
  • "Excellent food, nicely presented and great service. Salads were huge. My daughter loved her wild mushroom ravioli and my sablefish had a lovely crisp crust on a delicious bed of lentils. A thoroughly enjoyable dinner. The Maitre 'D and manageress on duty were very friendly and efficient. Definitely worth the trek out to the airport for a meal even if you're not flying or meeting anyone."
    Dined on 8/16/2013
  • "There were 4 of us having tea that afternoon and I was worried about my friend, who is gluten intolerant, and how the gluten would affect her. We asked, and they came through with a fabulous gluten free "tea". She was pleasantly surprised that they were able to accomodate her. My favourite tea: Jetsetter....try it!"
    Dined on 7/9/2013
  • "We arrived into Vancouver on the morning July 7, 2013 and had 3 birthdays to celebrate! We joined the Globe @ YVR Fairmont for breakfast. The service was excellent! They took care of our requests and went out of their way to make our dining experience memorable. Excellent children's menu! Food quality is amazing! Thank you to Krista, Rahel, and Adam for making our milestone birthdays special!"
    Dined on 7/7/2013
  • "This is now the 5th time I've been for tea and it's great. Make sure you ask for their home made jam over the jarred jam."
    Dined on 7/5/2013