Lumière (restaurant)

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Restaurant information
EstablishedNovember 1995; 25 years ago (1995-11)
Head chefRob Feenie
Food typeFrench, Canadian, North American
Street address2551 West Broadway
StateBritish Columbia
Postal/ZIP CodeV6K 2E9
ReservationsNot required, but recommended

Lumière was a restaurant on West Broadway in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver, Canada. It was founded by Rob Feenie and Ken Wai in 1995. Feenie was the owner and chef until 2007, when he left the restaurant after a falling-out with his business partners, at which time he was replaced by Dale MacKay as head chef.[citation needed]



  • Zagat 2006 - July 2, 2006
  • Most Popular Restaurant, Vancouver
  • AAA - 2005, 2006
  • 5 Diamond Award
  • Mobile Travel Guide - 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
  • 4 Stars
  • Relais Gourmands


  • Best Restaurant 2006 - April 27, 2006
  • Vancouver Sun, Best Restaurant Overall Award 2006 Mia Stainsby, Food Critic
  • Critic's Poll Gold Award for Best French Restaurant
  • Champion of "Battle Crab"
  • DiRona - 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
  • Award of Excellence
  • Gold Medal Plates - 2004
  • Voter’s Favorite- Gold Medal Dish
  • Critic’s Poll Gol Award for Restaurant of the Year
  • Critic’s Poll - Chef of the Year
  • Critic's Poll Gold Award for Best Vegetarian
  • Critic's Poll Gold Award Best use of Regional Ingredients
  • Vancouver International Wine Festival - 1999
    Andrew Quady Dessert Competition
  • Gourmet Magazine - 1999
  • America's Top Table Reader's Poll - Top Food in Vancouver
  • Food Service and Hospitality Magazine - 1998
  • Pinnacle Award Canadian Restaurant of the Year
  • Vancouver Restaurant Association - 1995
  • Media Choice for Best New Restaurant


"The kitchen is unassailable on any level and Feenie is a serious chef whose passion for cooking comes through in every dish."

"Rare is the chef who combines raw talent, commitment to excellence, and heartfelt generosity - the requisites for operating a world class restaurant. Rob Feenie epitomizes that rarity and Vancouver is the richer for it."

"Lumiere is quite possibly the finest restaurant in all of Canada."