At the always-elegant Shangri-La hotel, find a plush and hushed haven from the bustle of shopping on Alberni Street’s adjacent designer row. Replenish with a well-made cocktail and elevated bar snacks Crowd Hollywood types filming in town (and drinking an on-tap local craft brew), businesswomen sipping an effervescent cocktail like the Iron Lotus (with vodka, fresh raspberries, elderflower, ginger, lime, and sparkling wine) Go for Traditional high tea from 11:30 am-5 pm Hours 11 am-midnight Sun-Thurs 11 am-1 am Fri-Sat.