- 160 Upper Ganges Rd., Salt Spring Island, Canada
An enormous fireplace warms the foyerÑand guests’ heartsÑat this 11th-century Sussex-style manor house on nine hectares. Unwind with a cocktail in its dark-beamed ambiance or head straight for the dining.
- 14Ð4308 Main St., Whistler/Squamish, Canada
A seductively dark interior welcomes diners, while attentive service, a killer wine list, and great cocktails bring them back. Hy’s knows steak, but begin with icy, well-made martinis in Whistler’s.
- 143 W. Third St., North Vancouver, Canada
This understated room with tasteful Korean art spared no expense on décor, and it’s the perfect venue for high-quality, well-prepared food. The must-have dish? Beef lipÑseriously. Lightly spiced with three.
- 300 W. Georgia St., Vancouver, Canada
A sports bar-cum-nightclub featuring headliner games on a dozen TVs and weekend DJ-driven retro dance parties Go for Killer daily specials and half-time rounds of pinball, pool, and Foosball Donnelly.