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Drinking Proper Cocktails And Noshing Well With Uva’s New ‘Timeout’ Menu


Though we have an incredible cocktail culture in this city, it still pales in comparison to the great drinking corners of the world, places like San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans, and London. Happy Hour just might be the kick in the ass Vancouver needs, and now that it’s legal, it’s good to detail what’s out there. 


by Shaun Layton | Today we visit we visit Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar in the Moda Hotel. The now venerable establishment is no stranger to the Happy Hour game, but the latest menu addition has really caught my attention. Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal (who Scout recently profiled in a Big Interview) has created a new “Timeout” card for Happy Hour that runs daily from 2pm-6pm.

It boasts $8 and $9 cocktails, $7 wine pours, and a variety of antipasti dishes to snack on. The Captain Shaddock $9 is the star of the bunch (bourbon, grapefruit, peach tea, lime, bitters), and it sings alongside crunchy, salty halibut croquettes (4 for $7). Beyond that impactful pairing, the Pâté nella Crosta is the best ten bucks one can spend on meat and pickles, and it’s even better with a tall can of Brio Pilsner.

Given Uva’s prime location on the doorstep of downtown’s theatres and stadiums, it’s always been a great place to pre-game, but the Timeout menu makes it even better. Check out all the options here.



900 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L9 | MAP
Telephone: 604-632-9560
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.uvavancouver.ca
Open Monday-Sunday 11:30am – 2:00am
Daily Happy Hour 2:00pm – 6:00pm


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The Team


Bar Manager: Sabrine Dhaliwal
Assistant Bar Manager: Lily Duong

About Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar


Enticing cocktails, refined wines, eclectic import beers — Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar, located adjacent to the Moda Hotel, is Downtown Vancouver’s enclave for connoisseurs of wines and spirits seeking a sanctuary that caresses the eye as well as the palate. From the finest charcuterie, to artisanal cheeses and to hard-to-find wine selections, indulge in Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar’s cosmopolitan, yet relaxed interpretation of a true Italian ‘enoteca’.

Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar epitomizes the spirit of its location in the heart of Downtown Vancouver’s arts and cultural district. Striking, yet inviting décor sets a bold statement. The elegant modernism of its interior design combined with the building’s historical elements, such as its delicate 1908 terrazzo floors, creates a unique, yet vibrant setting that must be experienced.

Steps away from the Orpheum Theatre, Robson Street, and some of Vancouver’s finest art galleries, Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar is the perfect beginning or end to your night out in the city.


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