Press and Accolades


Main Street, Not Mainstream - New York Times

   "Aurora Bistro's presentations are so photogenic that you hate to shatter them with your fork".

Vancouver Magazine’s 18th Annual Restaurant Awards

   Gold Award, Best Regional (Contemporary West Coast)

The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver

    Silver Award, Best West Coast
    Silver Awards, Best BC Wine List


Named one of Canada’s 100 Best Wine-Savvy Dining Experiences by Wine Access Magazine

Vancouver Magazine’s 17th Annual Restaurant Awards

   Silver Award, Chef of the Year
   Bronze Award, Best Regional Cuisine
   Honourable Mention, Restaurant of the Year
   Honourable Mention, Best Last Course
   Premier Crew Service Award – Kurtis Kolt

Vancouver International Wine Festival Wine List Competition

   Bronze Award, Best Wine List

The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver

   Gold Award, Best East Side
   Bronze Award, Best BC Wine List


Vancouver Magazines Readers Choice Awards

   Gold Award, Best Regional Cuisine

The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver

   Silver Award, Best Restaurant Wine List (local wines)


Named one of Canada’s Top Ten New Restaurants by enRoute Magazine

Vancouver Magazines 15th Annual Restaurant Awards

   Honourable Mention, Best New Fine Dining
   Silver Award, Best New Restaurant Design

The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver

   Silver Award, Best New Restaurant
   Bronze Award, Best Restaurant Wine List

The Vancouver Sun’s Best Restaurants

   Best Main Street, High End
   Top Ten Best New Restaurants

“Aurora Bistro spells H-I-P! - Flare Magazine

“A hot Main spot” – Westender

“Cool & Tasty” – Vancouver Fashion Magazine

“Wakes up your taste buds” – The Georgia Straight

“ * * * * ” - The Vancouver Province

“(One of) Vancouver’s Coolest Hangouts” - Wallpaper Magazine

“Impressive focus, quality & adventure” - Vancouver Courier

“A joy to behold” - The Vancouver Sun


 Aurora Bistro is located at 2420 Main Street Vancouver BC. V5T 3E2
ph:604-873-9944 for reservations | fax: 604-873-9934 | email:
For parties of 8 or more please call the restaurant.
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