Welcome to Central Lonsdale

From delectable restaurant dishes to quaint mom and pop shops, a stroll through Central Lonsdale is anything but boring. Discover what makes North Vancouver tick in this cultural centre of the city.



Central Lonsdale restaurants take you on a trip around the world. Try some of the most authentic sushi this side of the Pacific or feast on mouthwatering mediterranean dishes. The only problem you’ll face is picking where to go!


Coffee on the go or leisurely breakfast? There’s no lack of choice with the number of cafes and coffee shops that line Lonsdale Avenue. Grab a bagel from Rosemary Rocksalt, a gelato from Brazza, and head down to Victoria Park for the best morning ever.


Shop at one of a kind gems in Central Lonsdale that you won’t find anywhere else. Walking down Lonsdale Avenue, shoppers have their pick of unique, local shops to satisfy any shopping craving.


Central Lonsdale’s location right along Highway 1 makes it easy to access the ski hills and national parks of the North Shore. For greenspace closer to home, residents also love spending time at Mahon Park or Ray Perrault Park.


Get your sweat on any way you choose. The Harry Jerome Recreation centre has weight rooms, a pool, an ice arena, and even a gymnastics club! In the winter, Vancouver’s premier skiing and snowboard destinations are less than half an hour away.


Central Lonsdale’s three schools and the North Vancouver City Library are community centres for education and learning. The library, serving over 48,000 residents, also hosts regular community programs like Teen Tuesdays and Family Storytime.


Quick access to transit and Highway 1 makes Central Lonsdale the best place to access all that Greater Vancouver has to offer. For a local night out, see what’s playing at Centennial Theatre, the only large scale venue in North Vancouver!


It’s hard to walk down Lonsdale Avenue without stumbling upon a beauty salon to keep you looking refreshed. Central Lonsdale is also home to Lion’s Gate Hospital whose highly trained staff can attend to your medical needs.