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Around Richmond

Looking for things to do, see, try, taste in Richmond?

The BC Library Conference is conveniently situated in Central Richmond at No. 3 Road and Westminster Highway, across the street from the Richmond Centre. Nearby, you’ll find Minoru Park, the Olympic Oval and the main branch of the Richmond Public Library.

Check out Visit Richmond website for the best and most recent recommendations for local dining, shopping, art & culture, indoor/outdoor activities, festivals & events.

Please click HERE to download the Richmond Destination Guide.

Shopping in Richmond

Situated close to the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel are the CF Richmond Centre and Lansdowne Centre malls.  Visit the Golden Village which features shopping centres  such as Aberdeen Centre, Yaohan Centre, and Parker Place.

Located in the southwest corner of Richmond, B.C., Steveston Village is one of Vancouver’s most popular day trip getaways.  Historical sites include the Steveston Museum and Post Office or the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. For a beautiful walk or ride, there is the Garry Point Park on the western edge of Steveston’s waterfront, which includes the West Dyke Trail and stunning views of the mountains and water.

Places to Eat

At the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Harold’s Kitchen and Bar


Near the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Aberdeen Centre Food Court – Lots of quick options!

Dinesty Chinese Restaurant – Taiwanese food.

Earl’s Kitchen & Bar –  Lunch, Dinner or Late Night.

Flying Beaver Bar & Grill – pub grub and a terrific view of the seaplane terminal.

Fuggles & Warlocks – craft brewery, light menu.

4 Stones Vegetarian – a delicious Taiwanese vegetarian restaurant that is a stone’s throw away from the hotel.

Green Lemongrass – A well-liked Vietnamese place very close to conference hotel.

HK BBQ Master – Cantonese BBQ.

Kam Do Bakery – This Chinese bakery offers both sweet and savory treats for breakfast, lunch or snacks.

Lamajoun – highly-rated Armenian eatery.

L’Opera Patisserie – macarons, pastries, sandwiches and tea. High Tea is also available by reservations at least 48 hours in advance.

Origo Club – unpretentious French fine dining.

Pepper Lunch – Popular Japanese DIY “fast-steak” lunch and dinner spot, where you cook your dinner on your own iron plate.

Shanghai River Restaurant – Shanghainese food specializing in traditional shanghai pork dumplings and dim sum.

Smokehouse Sandwich Co. – in-house smoked meats.

White Spot –  breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Restaurants in Steveston

Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant –  A casual West Coast option. Great views of the waterfront and Ocean Wise recommended.

Britannia Brewing – craft brewery; brunch, lunch, dinner.

Dave’s Fish and Chips & Pajo’s Fish and Chips – Steveston’s most popular and famous places for fish and chips.

Kisamos Greek Taverna – A local favourite.

Steveston Pizza Company – A favourite pizza place.