Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar is a brand new restaurant located inside the EXchange Hotel in Downtown Vancouver. Featuring some of Vancouver’s freshest seafood selections, Hydra aims to bring traditional Mediterranean cuisine with an elevated twist.
They had their grand opening last week with a spectacular party spread out across the restaurant and into the adjoining hotel space. I got a taste of some of their dishes in hors d’oeuvre form, and in true Greek form, wine was free flowing and aplenty.
On feature was one of their Hydra Platters. I tried their Whole Fish in Sea Salt which is cooked in the oven with herbs and is usually served with greek fried potatoes and sautéed greens when ordered.
No party is ever complete without desserts, and the spread at Hydra did not disappoint! Beautiful lemon meringue macarons, Baklava and more were on fantastic display.
A great time was had and it was an unforgettable night. I cannot wait to be back for a proper meal!