Alberni Street is located in the heart of the downtown,
sandwiched by the famous shopping street, Robson Street, and West Georgia
Street, a major transportation corridor connecting Downtown Vancouver with the
North Shore by way of the Lions Gate Bridge.
Fast becoming a destination for high-end retailers and
trendy restaurants, Alberni Street houses luxury designer brands and is flanked
by ‘see and be seen’ restaurants. This area, focused around anchor
Japanese-marketed businesses is also known as the Little Ginza.
Alberni Street, which was once just a little dirt road and
some trees, now contains the most upscale retail in Vancouver with prominent
anchors such as Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Coach, De Beers, Escada, Louis
Vuitton, Tory Burch, The Urban Tea Merchant, and the Shangri-La Hotel. At
night, Alberni Street comes alive with stylish restaurants such Coast and Kobe
Japanese Steakhouse, and the charming late night chocolaterie patisserie café,
Thierry. Alberni Street is continuously evolving but always towards a focus of
elegance and sophistication, whether that is delicate macaroons, diamonds, or