Press Clippings & Media Coverage

Extra, extra, read all about it! Our curated cocktails, local tasting plates, innovative design and talented premium bartenders and culinarians have received a lot of attention in the press. Read about all of the reasons why you should dine at our seaside lounge today!

Vancouver’s Brand New Winter Pop-Up Patio Has Stunning Igloo Domes

This season we’re always on the lookout for the most magical and most bucket-list worthy adventures. It’s not enough that somewhere has a holiday cocktail menu, we’re looking for an actual experience.

December 11, 2019

Vancouver lounge unveils magical outdoor winter snow globes (PHOTOS)

If you were pumped about Dinner With a View coming to Vancouver this January, then you’ll surely be just as excited about H Tasting Lounge’s new experience taking place this winter.

December 10, 2019

This Magical Ferris Wheel High Tea is Just What you Need This Holiday Season

Tis’ the season for cozy cups of tea, digging into all the pastries and spending time with your besties. Kick off the holidays in style by having afternoon high tea at this spot.

November 28, 2019

Vancouver’s magical new festive afternoon tea is here (PHOTO)

Now that the holiday events and offerings are in full swing, Vancouver has a ton to dig into food- and beverage-wise.

November 27, 2019

Vancouver Weekend Brunch Spot: H Tasting Lounge

Weekend brunch is now available at H Tasting Lounge at the Westin Bayshore from 11:30am–4:30pm from Saturday to Sundays. Here’s a look at what you can expect from the menu.

August 20, 2019

10 New Vancouver venues for Summer 2019 Meetings and Events

Located by the Vancouver Seawall, H Tasting Lounge opened a new patio area in May, providing guests a view of the Coal Harbour Marina and North Shore Mountains.

August 15, 2019

New Vancouver Restaurant Patio: H Tasting Lounge Harbourside Patio

Patio season is in full swing and one place to check out this summer is H Tasting Lounge‘s newly opened harbourside patio. Located at the Westin Bayshore, H Tasting Lounge is open daily for lunch and dinner service.

July 2, 2019

Drink of the Week: H Tasting Lounge’s Thinner Walls

Now that summer is officially here and H Tasting Lounge has opened the doors to its sleek new patio, cocktails are flowing by the seaside the Westin Bayshore Hotel.

June 21, 2019

Grab drinks after work at the newest waterfront patio in Vancouver

If you’re looking for a new waterfront patio in Vancouver to check out this summer, then head to H Tasting Lounge in Coal Harbour.

June 19, 2019

Take it outside! H Tasting Lounge unveils new patio and fresh menu

Spring and Summer are all about things fresh and new. In that spirit, H Tasting Lounge proudly unveils its beautiful new patio, which debuts alongside tempting all-new, seasonal menus.

June 18, 2019

H Tasting Lounge Patio Open Daily 11:30am to midnight

Spring is about all things fresh and new. And in that spirit, H Tasting Lounge proudly unveils its beautiful new patio, which debuts alongside tempting all-new, seasonal menus.

June 17, 2019

H Tasting Lounge x The Westin Bayshore x Coal Harbour

New seasonal summer menu and patio lounge seating unveiled. “Thinner Walls” cocktail with tequila, snow peas, suze, lemon, and soda.

June 16, 2019

H Tasting Lounge, New Patio

The start of the recent heat wave perfectly coincided with the opening of “H Tasting Lounge’s” new patio.

June 14, 2019

Make this Yummy Champagne Cocktail at Home (Recipe!)

Courtesy of the incredibly talented mixologists at The Westin Bayshore Hotel's sophisticated H Tasting Lounge, make this summer-worthy Champagne cocktail, themed after rosebuds that form an arbour when they grow, at home—or order it at HTL’s newly opened patio in Vancouver!

June 10, 2019

H Tasting Lounge’s Metropolitan Cocktail

We’re probably all familiar with, and potentially moved on from, the classic Cosmopolitan cocktail.

June 3, 2019

Daily Bite: Vancouver’s H Tasting Lounge is ready for spring and summer seasons

Located on the lobby level of The Westin Bayshore hotel with stunning views of Coal Harbour and the North Shore Mountains, H Tasting Lounge was already a top destination for Vancouverites to enjoy creatively crafted cocktails with scenic surroundings that's second to none.

May 29, 2019

H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore launches new patio and menu

Spring is about all things fresh and new. And in that spirit, H Tasting Lounge proudly unveils its beautiful new patio, which debuts alongside tempting all-new, seasonal menus.

May 29, 2019

This new patio in Coal Harbour serves up beautiful food and drinks (PHOTOS)

Patio time is serious business in Vancouver, and if you can factor in the dreamy setting of the mountains and water of Coal Harbour on top of beautiful food and drink, it’s a match made in heaven.

May 29, 2019

First look at H Tasting Lounge’s new must-try patio (PHOTOS)

A brand new patio just opened in Vancouver, and it’s a pretty spectacular sun trap if you ask us.

May 14, 2019

H Tasting Lounge’s Midori Kokonattsu Cocktail

Located in the Westin Bayshore overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore Mountains, the H Tasting Lounge just came up with an afternoon tea service dedicated to Vancouver’s iconic Cherry Blossom Festival.

April 10, 2019

Populist Awards 2019 Winners

Instead of us telling you what’s happening in the city, we asked YOU to vote for your favourite people, places, happenings, and events in Vancouver!

February 18, 2019

Year of the Pig Afternoon Tea at H Tasting Lounge

If you are looking for different ways to celebrate and ring in Lunar New Years, I am excited to share with you the Year of the Pig themed afternoon tea at H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Coal Harbour neighbourhood.

February 8, 2019

Fly Me (and my honey) to the Moon

Looking for the Valentine’s Day meal to end all Valentine’s Day meals? Look no further than H Tasting Lounge at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel, where chef Alex Mok has created a February 14th-only four-course menu called “Fly Me to the Moon,” inspired by romantic travel—by land, sea and air.

January 31, 2019

Drink of the week: H Tasting Lounge Flip

Touted as a health tonic a few centuries ago, flips make up a class of cocktails that today’s mixologists love to tinker with.

December 13, 2018

8 Vancouver LOUNGES That Won’t Make You Miss Clubbing

You've outgrown the 19-year-old club scene (unless you suffer from Peter Pan syndrome) and it’s time for something a little more swanky and a lot less sweaty.

September 19, 2018

This new Vancouver tea service is the ultimate Eastern-inspired Dream

Just in time for Chinese New Year, H Tasting Lounge in the Westin Bayshore has launched their first Eastern Afternoon Tea service.

February 13, 2018

My 2018 Dine Out Vancouver Recommendations

It's back – the ultimate foodie festival where restaurants all over the Lower Mainland from January 18, 2019 to February 3, 2019 will offer prix fixe meals for $15, $26, $35 and $45.

January 14, 2018