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About L’Abattoir

Located in the center of Gastown between historic Gaoler’s Mews and Blood Alley, L’Abattoir is a restaurant which carries in its name the city's colourful past. Built in the 19th century, the site of Vancouver’s first jail, L’Abattoir offers a relaxed, yet upscale setting for hosting a wonderful event. This venue not only offers an elegant and refined event space, it also offers a celebrated culinary program.

Facilities and capacity

L’Abattoir offers 1,200 sq. ft. facility for a memorable private dining experience. This venue carries its historical architectural details with élan and adds more contemporary charm to the overall appeal. It can seat up to 50 people and can accommodate 70 guests for a standing cocktail and canapé reception. It features noise reducing barrier blocks to zone out the sounds of the busy city and offers a calm and intimate ambiance. This venue is perfect for all wedding related events.

Services offered

Along with stunning and soothing interiors, this venue also offers outstanding services for organising a distinctive event, which include:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • Set up and clean up
  • Lighting and sound
  • Catering/bar services


Known for its French-inspired Pacific North West cuisine, L’Abattoir combines enticing entrées, unique cocktails and an award-winning wine list. L'ABATTOIR will create a unique and memorable menu that no doubt will become one of the main highlights of your event.

  • Number of guests From 1 to 50
  • Maximum Capacity 70
  • Type Restaurant
  • Style City, classic, modern
  • Event Services Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 2,506.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 100.00
More information

More information about L’Abattoir

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
  • What kind of settings are available?
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Cocktail reception
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Limited bar
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
  • What food and beverage items are available?
  • What transportation and access is available?
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 2548
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 2516
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 2566
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Event planning
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 100
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 100
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 100
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 50
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor

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1 Reviews for L’Abattoir

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Cayenne Strub · Married on 20/05/2018

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    Wow! The perfect Venue.

    We cant even begin to describe how amazing the venue, service and food was. All of our guests said that it was the BEST wedding food they have ever had. Delicious!! L'Abattoir was accommodating, responsive, affordable (value for price was exceptional), the service was absolutely outstanding (thank you Melissa, Katie, Shannon, Lainey and all the other staff that made our day incredible), they followed our direction to a T. I could write on forever about how amazing they are!! Book this venue!!

    Sent on 23/05/2018

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