The Flying Pig: Gastown Appy Hour

Diana Chan August 2, 2014 Canadian, Gastown, Happy Hour, Three Beakers


Where in Vancouver can you get some good happy hour food after work? One of my go-to locations is The Flying Pig. They have a special chalk board menu with what is available for Appy Hour. It runs daily from 4 – 6pm. They also have another location in Yaletown.

When we were there, you can choose from:

  • Salmon Sampler
  • Beef and Bresaola Salad
  • Short Rib Croquettes
  • Truffle Mac and Cheese
  • Steamed Clams
  • Artisan Cured Meats
  • Halibut Poppers
  • Beef Carpaccio

All these items are either $5 or $6. The menu does change once in a while, but there is always something good on the menu.


Do note that your whole party has to arrive or else they will not be able to seat you. It’s a bit annoying since there is always bound to be someone in your party that is late.


A bunch of us come here after work for a few bites and drinks.


Beef Carpaccio ($6) is topped with an aioli sauce, arugula, cheese, crostini, capers and garlic. It was ok, but it was missing something acidic to bring the flavours together.


Halibut Poppers ($6) were yummy. It was tender and flavourful on the inside and the outside was nice and fried.


Truffle mac and Cheese ($5) is extra gooey and sinfully delicious! You can’t go wrong with cheese.


Pinot Gris ($7.75) comes from Calona Vineyards from the Okanagan Valley in BC. A nice choice of wine for a hot summers day to go with appetizers.

Overall, we had a great time after work. All the finger food was perfect.

We Rate Flying Pig Gastown

102 Water St
Vancouver, BC


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About The Author

Diana started Foodology in 2010 because she just eats out everyday! She started a food blog to share her love of food with the world! She lives in Vancouver, BC and adores the diversity of food around her. She will go crazy for churros and lattes.

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