Prepared with Love, L’Abattoir & Coquille Restaurants have Couples covered on Valentine’s Day

From main courses to desserts for 2 and an extensive celebratory list of bubbles, these Gastown restaurants look forward to welcoming the romantically inclined

The teams at L’Abattoir and Coquille Restaurants in Gastown have romance at the heart of their February 14th offerings.  Both restaurants will be offering something lovingly prepared for their guests on Valentine’s Day.

L’Abattoir Baked Pacific Oysters


L’Abattoir BBQ Octopus
photo: Hamid Attie Photography


L’Abattoir Dark Chocolate Bar

At L’Abattoir guests can enjoy their favourite dishes off of the new winter menu and finish with a decadent dessert for 2 only being offered on Valentine’s Day:  S’more’ – dark chocolate ganache, toasted marshmallow ice cream, graham + milk chocolate crumb.  Celebrate love with a bottle of bubble off of the extensive list curated by Wine Director and General Manager, Kristi Linneboe.

Diners at Coquille will be treated to a new menu favourite of steak served with lobster for 2.  Round out the indulgent evening with a dessert of chocolate tart, raspberry and earl grey from Pastry Chef, Hilary Prince and her team.

Coquille Seafood Platter


Coquille Spaghetti & Clams

Chef and Owner, Lee Cooper says “With L’Abattoir being a stones throw from Coquille, adventurous couples can stop in at both our restaurants to round out their evening in Gastown”.  Diners will want to book their reservations soon, both restaurants are set for a busy Valentine’s night.

Reservations can be made through either of the restaurants websites or guests can call to book their special evening.

ABOUT L’ABATTOIR | Located in the heart of historic Gastown since 2010, L’Abattoir is situated in a refurbished 19th­ Century heritage brick and­ beam building that pays homage to its history as the site of Vancouver’s first jail in the city’s main meat­packing district. Today, L’Abattoir has staked its claim as one of Canada’s best restaurants with a diverse array of French­-inspired West Coast fare focusing on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients along with an ever­ changing selection of classic and signature cocktails and a broad list of BC and imported wines. Whether in its front­ of­ house bar and lounge, elevated dining room or glass­ and­ steel­ accented atrium, L’Abattoir offers dinner from Sunday to Thursday from 5:30 pm to 10 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm, weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 2 pm, Happy Hour daily from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and bar service until midnight seven days a week.  L’Abattoir also offers 1200 square feet of beautifully appointed private dining facilities that are completely separate from the restaurant dining room and are available to book for corporate events, weddings or other celebrations.

217 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 2J2 | 604.­568­.1701 |

Facebook: /labattoir | Twitter: @LABATTOIR_VAN | Instagram: @labattoir_van

ABOUT COQUILLE | Opened in 2018 in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Gastown District, Coquille Restaurant is the latest project from the team that brought you L’Abattoir. A modern spin on a classic fish house concept, the 4,100-square-foot restaurant offers a creative menu of quintessential seafood and steak dishes accompanied by a wide-ranging drink menu featuring craft beer, handmade cocktails and notable BC and international wines. With seating for 100 in an expansive dining room, bar and lounge appointed with nautically-inspired décor, Coquille Restaurant strives to be Gastown’s best restaurant by allowing locals and visitors alike to enjoy a relaxed-yet-elegant dining experience for lunch, dinner and happy hour.  Open from 11:30am to late, seven days a week.

181 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 0R5 | 604.559.6009 | 

Facebook: /coquillevan | Twitter: @coquillevan1 | Instagram: @coquillevan

Media release and images provided by Alexis Cooper, L’Abattoir.

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