Peacock Symbolism

Long symbols of integrity, beauty, protection and watchfulness, the peacocks epitomize Chambar’s design aesthetic and business values. They also serve a more practical purpose. Like their ancestors who roamed the palace grounds of Eastern emperors, they guard the restaurant— especially the doorway to the wine cellar, which we like to think of as our very own treasure room.


Shrub & Soda

A classic, colonial era method of preservation, with a contemporary flavour combination.


How to Win

14 of British Columbia’s top sommeliers gathered for a challenging day of wine competition to determine the “Best Sommelier of BC”. The contest was the first of its kind in the province, and Chambar’s Jason Yamasaki was crowned inaugural champion.


Sophia Lin

“I had this vision of a very red room, almost like a theatre” remarks Sophia Lin, the Chinese-Canadian art curator-turned-restaurateur, “I never intended for it to be fussy, with tablecloths or tea.” If anything, Old Bird is luminous. A night-market turned inside-out. Reverent, yet a little surreptitious.


The Electric Company Theatre

Electric Company Theatre is one of Canada’s leading creators of live theatre, rich in spectacle and adventurous in form, challenging theatrical conventions while preserving a strong sense of story.


Yuzu Mule

Stave off the winter chills with this invigorating twist on the classic Mule.