Bauhaus owner turns Displace Hashery into family restaurant and sportsbar The Blenheim

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The restaurant biz seems to have taken kindly to director Uwe Boll. His upscale Gastown spot, Bauhaus, has been a critical darling since its debut a couple of years ago, and while Boll and his team have had some ups and downs, he’s brave enough to open a second spot.

Taking over the Displace Hashery on 4th in Kitsilano, Boll says in a recent Facebook update that the new place is a “sportsbar and family restaurant.”

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The Blenheim Pub/Facebook

Calling it The Blenheim, after the cross-street at which its located, Boll says they’d previously installed a Bauhaus chef onsite, and the menu has been overhauled to feature “everything fresh and good,” including vegan and gluten-free options.

Displace Hashery’s website now includes a message from Boll, who explains that as a local, he enjoyed spending time at Displace to watch sports. “I have always liked the atmosphere and the location a lot,” the restaurateur adds.

And a little more from the controversial Boll:

“I am the owner of the award-winning Bauhaus Restaurant, British Columbia’s highest-ranking fine dining restaurant. However, I love a good burger and a great pizza, and that’s what I’m bringing to The Blenheim.”

The Blenheim

Address: 3293 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

Note: This story has been updated to remove misinformation about some of what’s available on the Blenheim menu. 

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Lindsay is a Senior Writer at Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive and Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz. Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where she was EIC of the city's top blog, earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com