South Granville

South Granville is located on the south end of the Granville Street bridge, in the West Side of the City of Vancouver. It is regarded as one of Vancouver’s higher end shopping districts. You will find everything from higher-end clothing, furniture and antiques, and private art galleries. It is easy to spend an entire day here! There are a variety of furniture, antique, clothing and jewellery stores, in addition to a selection of private art galleries. As it is located on one of the major transit routes at West Broadway and Granville, you will find a large mix of people.

Getting There

You can take any of the following buses departing from Granville and West Georgia, heading Southbound. South Granville spans between West 1st Avenue all the way up to West 16th so you can get off the bus at any time before West 16th. Most of the buses will turn on West Broadway, in which case, you will want to get off at or before the corner of Granville and West Broadway.

  • 50 False Creek South via Granville Island
  • 7 Dunbar
  • 4 UBC
  • 14 UBC
  • 16 Arbutus

Clothing

Anthropologie (2912 Granville Street) – A recent addition to the neighbourhood, this store offers a unique shopping experience, specializing in a “bohemian chic” style. A wide selection of clothing, shoes, accessories and home decor fills their two-floor space.

Bacci’s (2788 Granville Street) – A luxury boutique featuring clothing and shoes for women. Here you will find the fashions from top-designer brands such as Stella McCartney, Y-3 and Lanvin. Don’t forget to visit Bacci At Home next door.

Freedman Shoes (2867 Granville Street) – Featuring high-quality shoes for men and women. From casual to formal, you will find the perfect pair of shoes to suit your needs.

Jack and Jill Clothing (2825 Granville Street) – Stylish yet practical fashions for men and women. Carrying quality brands such as InWear, Part II, Henry and Belle, and Feud London.

Bedo (2997 Granville Street) – Contemporary and high quality urban clothing for men and women at affordable prices.

JNBY (2623 Granville Street) – Creative and innovative clothing inspired by comfortable natural touches. Chic and versatile fashions for the urban fashionista.

Misch Boutique (2960 Granville Street) – Featuring harder-to-find labels and emerging designer fashions for women. Featuring designers such as Helmut Lang, Rag & Bone, Aurelie Bidermann and Forte Forte.

Invito Couture (2427 Granville Street) – Specializing in exclusive European formal wear, cocktail dresses and evening gowns. This is the place to go to find the most stunning dress for your night out on the town. The entire collection is available only in Canada at this store.

Boboli (2776 Granville Street) – High-end boutique carrying the finest designer fashions for men and women. The staff will provide you with the most exceptional service for a personalized shopping experience.

Turnabout (3109 Granville Street) – Searching for high-quality designer clothing without the price tag? Look no further. Turnabout is a high-end consignment clothing boutique that carefully selects their stock. Carrying brands from Chanel to Bebe at a fraction of the price. Their staff are helpful and will help you in putting together an outfit that makes you shine.

Spank Clothing (2741 Granville Street) – Locally owned boutique featuring unique and affordable quality fashion for women. Specializing in Canadian and independent brands.

TNA (2899 Granville Street) – Local company that specializes in versatile casual clothing for women and girls. When it comes to TNA, there are two words that come to mind – quality and comfort!

Clothing of the People (2050 Granville Street) – Featuring stylish and trendy fashions for men and women. Here you will find contemporary brands such as Mackage, Anna Sui, Betsey Johnson and Heather by Bordeaux.

James Perse (2717 Granville Street) – Top-quality cotton basics for men and women, plus a selection of books, bedding and more.

Black Goat Cashmere (2818 Granville Street) – High quality cashmere sourced from far-off regions such as Mongolia. Unique, hand-finished garments created with 100% Natural cashmere fibres.

Furniture/Home Decor/Antiques

Country Furniture (3097 Granville Street) – Featuring modern and classic furniture and home decor in the country style. They offer interior design services and custom ordered wood furniture.

Restoration Hardware (2555 Granville Street) – A Vancouver favourite, this store offers a quality selection of unique items including furniture, lighting, hardware and more.

Atkinson’s (1501 West 6th Avenue) – Vancouver’s best selection of tableware, linens and gift ideas. Carrying top quality brands such as Faberge and Lalique.

Cookworks (1548 West Broadway) – Comprehensive kitchen store carrying the latest in cooking and kitchen accessories, purchased from around the world.

Farmhouse (2915 Granville Street) – Quality antique country furniture and decor and custom built furniture. High-quality pieces with charm and character.

Williams-Sonoma (2903 Granville Street) – Exceptional selection of cookware, serveware, tools and linens, in addition to foods, cooking ingredients and cookbooks. Featuring a “tasting bar” with live demonstrations and knowledgeable staff.

Guildhouse Antiques (2121 Granville Street) – Unique European and English period furnishings and decor from Georgian to Art Deco.

Villa Beau Interiors (2415 Granville Street) – Unique and elegant furniture and home decor, with a focus on one of a kind custom made chandeliers.

Bacci’s At Home (2790 Granville Street) – Featuring luxury decor for your home. Don’t forget to visit Bacci’s Design next door for exquisite designer fashions for women.

EQ3 (2305 Granville Street) – Canadian company specializing in contemporary furniture at affordable prices. The style of their design is perfect for condo dwellers and lovers of design.

Pottery Barn (2600 Granville Street) – Stylish, affordable furniture and accessories featured on this two-floor store. Their staff are friendly and attentive. Be sure to visit the Pottery Barn Kids store next door.

Panache Antiques (2212 Granville Street) – Specializing in fine art and antiques from the 17th to early 20th centuries.

Hinchcliff & Lee (2421 Granville Street) – Exquisite collection of Asian antique furniture, decor and original art from exotic lands such as China, Tibet and Mongolia.

Bombay Company (2526 Granville Street) – Offering quality furniture at affordable prices.

Urban Barn (2354 Granville Street) – Furniture and decor from Canada and around the world at affordable prices.

Art

Heffel Fine Art Auction House (2247 Granville Street) – Selling fine Canadian, European and American art with two live auctions per year and monthly internet auctions.

Douglas Reynolds Gallery (2335 Granville Street) – Specializing in museum-quality Northwest coast Native art and jewellery.

Uno Langhmann Limited – Specializing in European and North American fine art from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Appraisal services offered.

Chali-Rosso Gallery (2250 Granville Street) – Offering original pieces by great European masters such as Picasso and Matisse from private collections in Europe.

Ian Tan Gallery (2202 Granville Street) – Featuring established and emerging Canadian artists. Contemporary works in 2D and 3D including paintings, glass, ceramics, bronze and photography.

Marion Scott Gallery (2423 Granville Street) – Family-run gallery featuring the best of contemporary art from the Canadian North. New and historical expressions from the Arctic in a variety of media.

Art Emporium (2-2928 Granville Street) – A selection of paintings by all the members of the Group of Seven and several of their contemporaries, in addition to Canadian, French and American Modern masters of the 20th century.

Bau-Xi Gallery (3045 Granville Street) – Specializing in Canadian contemporary art since 1965. Visit their website for a complete list of artists.

Jacana (2435 Granville Street) – Canadian and international art in a variety of mediums, in addition to contemporary Asian art.

Salons

Suki’s International Hair Design (3157 Granville Street) – Hands down one of the best hair salons in Vancouver. From classic coiffures to contemporary cuts, your experienced stylist will help you find your personal style.

Blo Blow Dry Bar (1529 West 14th Avenue) – No scissors, no dye. For about 30 dollars, in about 30 minutes, you will receive a wash and blow out style. Choose from 8 custom styles including rocker-chic inspired “Sex, Hugs and Rock & Roll” and razor-straight “Executive Sweet.” Perfect before your night out on town.

Noir Lash Lounge (3065 Granville Street) – Specializing in semi-permanent lash extensions. Choose from over 100 lash varieties.

Miraj Hamman Spa (1495 West 6th Avenue) – North American inspired Hamman (Turkish Bath). Offering authentic Middle Eastern hamman (steam), gommage (body exfoliation) and massage. Step into an oasis of exotic relaxation.

Aveda Ego (2714 Granville Street) – You will surely leave this salon/spa feeling rejuvenated. Using only Aveda’s line of pure flower and plant essence products, you will receive a multi-sensory experience.

Fine Dining

West Restaurant and Bar (2881 Granville Street) – Multi-award winning restaurant featuring outstanding regional contemporary cuisine and exceptional service. Their wine collection is extensive and their martinis and cocktails are to-die-for.

Vij’s (1480 West 11th Avenue) – Be sure to come early as there is a line-up on a regular basis. They don’t take reservations but the experience is well worth the wait. Showcasing the taste of Indian spices along with the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Open for dinner service at 5:30pm daily.

Casual Eats

Rangoli (1488 West 11th Avenue) – Right next door to Vij’s, Rangoli offers Indian dishes in a more casual atmosphere. Great for lunch, casual dinners and take-out. They offer a variety of frozen and refrigerated ready-to-eat dishes, freshly roasted and ground Indian spices, as well as Vij’s cookbooks.

Ouisi Bistro (3014 Granville Street) – One of the few places you can find authentic Louisiana fare in the city. Their dishes are prepared with the freshest local ingredients. Come here for a true New Orleans experience.

Paul’s Place Omelettery (2211 Granville Street) – Enjoy a delicious, heart-warming breakfast at this popular restaurant. Everything from omelettes, corned beef hash and pancakes to burgers and salads. Open at 7am daily.

Luke’s Corner Bar and Kitchen (2996 Granville Street) – Neighbourhood tavern offering good food and a warm atmosphere. A great selection of craft beers and wines.

Caffe Barney (2975 Granville Street) – One of the city’s best brunch spots. It gets busy, so you can expect a line-up on weekends. Well worth the wait!

Cafes

Meinhardt Cafe (3010 Granville Street) – Offering a selection of quality breakfast and lunch items, in addition to delectable sweets and good coffee. Don’t forget to go next door to their grocery store for a gourmet shopping experience!

Cheesecake Etc. (2141 Granville Street) – Dessert cafe specializing in cheesecake. The atmosphere is intimate and dim – perfect for a date!

Dose Espresso Bar (1517 West Broadway) – Artisan roasted coffee, espresso drinks and tasty snacks.

Phoscao Cafe (3007 Granville Street) – Named after a traditional French drinking-chocolate company, Phoscao Cafe also serves delicious sandwiches, muffins and coffee from JJ Bean (a quality local coffee roaster).

Grocery Store

Meinhardt’s (3002 Granville Street) – High-end grocery store with a quality selection of gourmet products, fresh produce, a deli counter with prepared foods and a beautiful selection of flower arrangements.

Evening Entertainment

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville Street) – One of the three Arts Club Theatre stages, the Stanley Theatre offers a selection of shows. Check out the website for a current listing of performances.