The fare at Bishop's is regional and seasonal. In restaurateur John Bishop's view, it makes sense to showcase British Columbia's lush bounty of seafood, organic produce and meats. His exquisite West Side restaurant blends classic and modern flavours with a casual elegance that keeps clients coming back for a truly exceptional dining experience.
Vancouver, BC V6K 1N7
Hours of Operation:
Open for dinner Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30 till closing time.
Closed December 24th, 25th and 26th
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
We are located along major bus routes, or fifteen minutes from Downtown Vancouver via taxi.
Full Bar, Wine
Bishop's Ratings and Reviews
Great food! Everything was extremely flavorful. The staff were kind and really helpful in choosing the approriate pairings. The restaurant atmosphere was beautiful and condusive to a proper conversation. I would definetly go there again for special and important occassions.
Everything is done so well. Excellent service starts the dining experience. Always nice to meet John Bishop. Then the food. Appetizer corn meal encrusted shrimp. Roast chicken and rack of lamb done to perfection. Death by chocolate and poached pear. My pear was accompanied by a whipped gorgonzola cheese in the shape of a dollop of ice cream. The one thing that could be improved is the house coffee.
This was an anniversary dinner from our first date in December 1980, celebrated monthly. Not always at a Bishop's, but certainly one of the best places to dine out.
We had a great time at Bishop's ! The service was impeccable with the servers being extremely curtious and respectful. The owner himself, Mr. Bishop's personally greeted us and we had a delighted chat. During the service he kept on coming back to our table to see if we are doing okay or not. To which we told him, it was perfect. We enjoyed the ambiance and it was a really wonder experience for us. Servers were very accommodating.
John Bishop and his staff are fabulous. The restaurant is amazing. You can easily chat with your dinner companions as the music level is perfect. Room not too crowded but yet feels initiate. Went for Dine Out and will be back. Food was delicious, wine well priced and service Impecable. Thank you for a wonderful evening.
Was really looking forward to come try this restaurant. Read their review on best dine out menu for 2017. They don't say that for nothing. Service was extremely great, small restaurant but 5 star service. Food was well prepared, served all at once with good timing. Our table was ready upon arrival, highly recommend this to everyone and will come back very soon!
This dinner made me smile. Fabulous food, excellent wine - they have an amazing cellar! , attentive staff and a perfect noise level. The only thing that ruined it was my dining companion, but as I doubt you'll have the same misfortune there as me, get Bishops booked....you absolutely won't regret it!
Haven't been to Bishops in a few years. I found seating better this time on the second level. Dine out meal was amazing, and terrific value at 40$ prix fixe. Veal with Marsala sauce mushrooms and sour cherries, artichoke with truffles velouté to start. Lovely lemon desser with huckleberries : perfect end
Another great meal at Bishop's! John Bishop, manager and sommelier Abel Jacinto, chef Andrey Durbach and staff do a fantastic job every time we visit. Innovative Northwest recipes with locally and ethically sourced meat, fowl, fish, vegetables and fruit - always a treat. And a wine list of great length and depth - good value choices and blow the budget options.
This was our first time to Bishops and the restaurant lived up to all I had heard about it. I surprised my boyfriend with a dress up dinner on me to celebrate and to thank him for taking such good care of me through recent surgery and the flu. The evening turned out to be everything I wanted it to be. Our table was perfect and the staff was friendly and welcoming.
We had a memorable dinner.
Bishops is my go-to place when I want to ensure that the food will be fabulous, the service excellent and the environment pleasurable and a cut above the rest. I am always highly satisfied when I leave. Mr. Bishop is an icon in Vancouver and his restaurant is always at the top of Vancouver lists of fine dining. Thank you, Mr. Bishop.
First time dining out at Bishop's and I must say I am impressed! Service was amazing - every single server was very thorough - the experience is simply top notch! And what else is better than being served by the owner himself?! Humble man and hence the sucecssful restaurant!
The Food were simply amazing - I had the cornmeal crusted shrimp, followed by grilled beef tenderloin with morel mushroom sauce (the additional $15 was worth it!!) and ended with a fresh lemon posset, huckleberries from nakusp! I will definitely come back to Bishop's - best meal i've ever had and if you are looking for quality food, highly recommend Bishop's!
Mr Bishop greeted us at the door. The food and presentation was extraordinary. My husband and daughter had the rack of lamb, amazing! My son had the beef tenderloin which was so tenderloin. I had the veal scappolini which was so good that I did not want to talk. There are not enough stars to rate the service.
Thank you for a wonderful evening
From beginning through the entire meal right to the end, everything was professional, well presented and tastefully executed-food, service, and ambiance. You can't go wrong here-there's a reason why Bishops has held a legacy for 32 years in the Vancouver restaurant industry!
We attended Bishop's for Dine Out Vancouver. This is a storied restaurant in Vancouver so our expectations were high. My wife and I both agreed the service was impeccable. What was disappointing however was the bland food we were served. My breaded shrimp tasted like they had been frozen and warmed up. The Veal Parmesan was bland with little flair. The chicken my wife ordered was good, but there was nothing about it that distinguished it. Overall, we enjoyed the experience, but expected a better dining experience. Nothing about the food was notable.
It leaves me wondering if this restaurant dialed back the quality for Dine Out Vancouver??
This was our fourth time dinning at Bishops, and every time was an exceptional experience. The staff is astounding, the food fantastic, wine delicious, atmosphere refined and comfortable.
Everyone should be so lucky to experience this restaurant at least once.
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