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October 2 2015

Best of Van 2015: The People Have Spoken

The 19th annual Georgia Straight ‘Best of Vancouver’ survey features over 270 categories, with winners from all over the Lower Mainland. And when it came to the independents, that’s where our neighbourhood shines bright. Here’s a list of all the businesses who made the list…

Best Independent Coffee Shop

1. Revolver, 325 Cambie

Best Barbershop

1. Barber & Co, 214 Abbott

2. JD’s Barbershop, 235 Abbott

Best Place to Buy Jeans

1. Dutil, 303 West Cordova

Best Eyewear Store

1. Bruce Eyeware, 219 Abbott

3. Eyeland, 356 Water

Best Local Designer Clothing Store

1. Nicole Bridger, 14 Water 

3. Dream Apparel, 356 Water 

Best Independent Men’s Clothing Store

2. Roden Gray, 8 Water

3. Motherland, 466 West Cordova

Best Contemporary Future Store

1. Inform Interiors, 50 Water 

IDS Inform 

Best Specialty Furniture Store

2. Montauk, 228 Abbott

Best Independent Shoe Store

2. John Fluevog, 65 Water

Best Sustainable Goods/Gifts Store

3. Meadow Gifts & Apparel, 104 Water

Best Tattoo Shop

2. Gastown Tattoo Parlour, 105 West Cordova

Best New Restaurant

2. Bauhaus Restaurant, 1 W. Cordova

Bauhaus-Interior 

Best Independent Bar Lounge

2. Pourhouse, 162 Water

3. The Diamond, 6 Powell

  

Best Pub

1. The Irish Heather, 210 Carrall

2. The Charles Bar, 136 W. Cordova

3. Cambie Pub, 300 Cambie

Best Brew Pub

2. Steamworks, 375 Water

Best Wine Bar

2. Salt Tasting Room, 45 Blood Alley

Best Tea House

1. David’s Tea, 164 Water

Best fetishwear store

1. Deadly Couture, 317 Cambie

Best College / School / University for Training in Film or Media

1. Vancouver Film School

Best Local Modelling / Talent Agency

1. Lizbell Agency, 309 West Cordova

2. John Casablancas International Model Management, 220 Cambie

Best Public Relations Firm

1. Yulu PR Inc., 55 Water