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1300 Robson St. (Bute St.) Send to Phone
Timber offers Canadiana comfort food amid wood-clad walls and banquettes covered in old Canada Post mailbags.


Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late

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Timber Restaurant Review

: Chef Chris Whittaker oversees next-door Forage restaurant as well as this all-Canadian pub. Do give a nod to the stuffed greeters: Deaner the beaver, and Terry, the Canada goose. As two of the northern country's most recognized symbols, they're part of the Canadiana décor that includes old time pennants, wood-clad walls, banquettes covered in old Canada Post mailbags and a courtyard fire pit. Dive into Timber's comfort food featuring local, sustainable ingredients by ordering a bison burger or a Canadian Shore Lunch (fish ‘n’ chips), elk tourtiere, maple-glazed dry ribs and mushroom poutine (fries, cheese curds and mushroom gravy). Daily specials have starred a wild BC seafood and spot prawn boil, bacon-wrapped meatloaf burger, bison and porter pie, and potato skin nachos with pulled pork. The all-Canadian dessert list --- Timber Bits (house-made Nutella-filled donut holes), a brown butter tart with rye ice cream and a deep-fried Nanaimo bar --- is mercifully short. Opt for a craft beer, one of the dozen wines on hand, a whiskey or an imaginative cocktail such as the Happy Camper and the Tree Planter. There are plenty of screens to catch games and friendly jeans-and-plaid shirt-clad staff ensure good times.

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