Luxe Beat Magazine MAY 2015 - Page 46

Green Wall by Larry Goldstein for Vancouver Airport Authorityv throughout the day with hot and cold beverages, alcoholic beverages, fresh sandwiches and desserts. There is free Wi-Fi, two computer stations, televisions, magazines and newspapers. The lounge is open from 5am to 7pm Sunday through Friday and 5am to 6pm on Saturdays. It is available to any traveler at a rate of $40 CAD (2 hours); $50 CAD (3 hours); or $70 CAD (6 hours). Restaurants & Bars There are a variety of restaurants and bars at the various terminals in YVR. You can find a Tim Hor ton’s, serving up Canada’s favorite coffee, in each terminal. Below are the other recommended restaurants and bars at YVR. Domestic terminal • Monk’s Grill is named for the local False Creek neighborhood hangout Monk McQueen’s. It brings drinks and West Coast cuisine to passengers at YVR and is located near Gate C45. • Stanley’s Happy Landing Lounge is a long-time YVR favorite. It’s located outside security near baggage claim, making it an ideal meeting spot. International terminal • Koho Restaurant & Bar serves a full menu of local favorites from BC wines and beers to mussels, wings and the YVR burger. There is also a large gluten free menu. Koho is located outside security on Level 3 in the international terminal. • Milestones Bar and Grill is an upscale casual restaurant near Gate D53. Favorites include BC wines, shared plates and prime rib. There is a large gluten free menu available. USA terminal • Jetside Bar is actually located inside the lobby of The Fairmont Vancouver Airport, just outside security above the USA departures terminal. The popular bar offers a sophisticated spot to pass the time between flights. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer great views of North Shore mountains and the runways. You can relax in a sofa by a roaring fire to enjoy drinks and appetizers along with free Wi-Fi and televisions. There is live music every Friday and Saturday evening. The bar is open 11am to midnight daily. • Globe@YVR is the airport’s only fine dining restaurant, also located at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport. The restaurant specializes in Pacific Northwest cuisine and practices an Ocean Wise Program. The restaurant, with panoramic views over the runway, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6am to 10pm daily. 46