DIG IT | Drinking Up 101 Years Of History In The Building That Houses The “Alibi Room”

DIG IT | Drinking Up 101 Years Of History In The Building That Houses The “Alibi Room”

by Stevie Wilson | It has been renovated and repurposed as one of Gastown’s most popular restaurants, yet the Alibi Room at 157 Alexander Street still retains much of the unique character and historic architectural features of the building’s many previous iterations. Constructed on three small lots in 1913 by E.W. Cook & Co., the Classic Revival-style building was designed by famed Canadian architect William Marshall Dodd and is celebrated as his only example of commercial… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Alibi

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Alibi

Alibi | The Alibi Room is a beer-focused restaurant offering some 50 odd taps on the eastern edge of Gastown. It has acted as the de facto schwerpunkt for… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #433: “Alibi Room” Reflected In A Springtime Alleyway Puddle

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #433: “Alibi Room” Reflected In A Springtime Alleyway Puddle

Hello, Spring. We've been waiting for quite some time. Can I offer you a preparatory ale? Right this way... EVERYTHING SEEN IN VANCOUVER

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Brassneck

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Brassneck

Brassneck | Brewery | A beer-fetishist's brewery that opened on Main Street in 2013. Co-owned by Nigel Springthorpe of the Alibi Room. Usage | "Meet me at… more 

Gastown’s Legendary Alibi Room Joins The Scout Community

Gastown’s Legendary Alibi Room Joins The Scout Community

The good people over at our favourite watering hole, Gastown's Alibi Room, are now proud member supporters of Scout. We will be publishing their news and press… more 

Because Paying A $20 Cover To Drink Beer In A Tent Is Retarded

Because Paying A $20 Cover To Drink Beer In A Tent Is Retarded

The biggest draw of Gastown right now seems to be the temporary German beerhall set up in the parking lot next to Steamworks. It's not even in Gastown proper,… more 

Twenty-Two Minutes With Nigel Springthorpe Of The Alibi Room

Twenty-Two Minutes With Nigel Springthorpe Of The Alibi Room

Nigel Springthorpe is the co-owner and omnipresent life force behind the very kickass Alibi Room on Alexander… more 

Alibi Room

Alibi Room

Details 157 Alexander Street @ Main | Vancouver, BC | MAP Telephone: 604-623-3383 Website: Alibi.ca | Twitter: @alibiroom Gallery People Nigel Springthorpe |… more 

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