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Shaughnessy

5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-261-0011
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It was our annual holiday family get together and we booked for 6 of us at dinner. The prices they charge and the service you get are not at par- and this is coming from three of us who all work in the restaurant industry....More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was disappointing for everyone, and expensive. It was all we could talk/rant about in the car on the way home. We'll never return and felt entirely ripped off. 1. Garganelli with Garlic Prawns: came with only 4 medium (at best) prawns. We would have...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Christmas get together with BFF's. 1st off I thought the decorations in the restaurant was nice/simple. it was beautiful looking out the window to see all the Christmas lights in the Van Dusen gardens as part of the annual Festival of Lights. the menu had...More

Thank Monica k
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Six of us gathered for dinner before visiting the VanDusen Gardens for their Festival of Lights.The restaurant is surrounded by the Gardens, so we were treated to a preamble of what we will experience in the Festival of Lights. All through dinner, we watched people...More

Thank Cedric T T
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We dined on a Wednesday evening, so the restaurant was not overly busy, which resulted in less ambient noise, and absolutely no pressure to finish or have to leave. Plenty of time to talk over drinks and coffees. Two of us had an interesting Stroganoff...More

Thank Danylo46
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We were taking a friend out for lunch to celebrate her birthday. Of the two places at Van Dusen, we thought that this might be a nicer experience . However, the only fine dining in this restaurant is the price. We all ordered the ham...More

Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Our annual get together in VanDussen gardens restaurant was a major disappointment! Beautiful location, plenty of free parking, nice restaurant, good service, but food was terrible! We were group of seven ladies, each had a different item, but NONE was worthy the abmiace, location and...More

1  Thank Dasha M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Shaughnessy Restaurant is located in the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Garden. As such, it offers visitors a nice place to snack and enjoy the natural surroundings. The space is contemporary, but not in that ugly “exposed pipes on the ceiling” way that most restaurants are these...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We’ve dined at the Shaughnessy Restaurant located adjacent to VanDusen Gardens many times in the past. It’s a great place to grab a bite before walking it off in the gardens. We were always a fan of their Garden Cup Ginger Ale but didn’t see...More

Thank pennyandrusty
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

‪It's been a while since I've had a fine dinner. Our view from the Shaughnessy of VanDusen Gardens was Amazing. (Get a window seat if you can) Amazing food! Such a treat 😁‬ Really, a perfect evening! We began with a peaceful walk in VanDusen...More

Thank travellinglandscaper
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its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
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rigbys7129
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
was sprinklers but not now - just 1 restaurant - Shaughnessy
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sprinklers Restaurant is now Shaughnessy Restaurant. Excellent food, service and nice ambience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
    (37TH AVENUE)
  • Public Transportation: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS ON OAK STREET WHICH IS THE MAIN THROUGHFARE For MANY ARTERIES INTO OR OUT OF THE CITY. ON ROUTE FROM OR TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR THE US BORDER. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS 15 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. TRANSIT BUS STOPS ARE LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-261-0011
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Description
Shaughnessy Restaurant Is Located In The Spectacular Vandusen Botanical Garden (a 55-acre Teaching Garden). The Restaurant Was Originally Opened In 1984 To Service The Many Members & Guests Of The Garden, But It Soon Became A Popular Dining Establishment And Has Evolved Into A Vancouver Landmark. It Is Now A Favorite With Locals & Tourists Alike. Shaughnessy Restaurant Offers Contemporary Comfort Food, Professional Warm Service And The Right Mix Of Creativity And Commitment In An Elegant, Relaxed And Unique Garden Setting. We Cater To A Variety Of Events Throughout The Year - Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Bar/bat Mitzvahs, Family Reunions And Corporate Meetings. Exclusive Restaurant Bookings Are Available And We Can Accomodate A Variety Of Group Sizes Up To 200 People. There Is Ample Free Parking For Car, Private Coach Or Bus. Both The Garden And The Restaurant Are Wheelchair Accessible
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