Lo • lo • an

... where the river meets the ocean, the waters converge, ideas and tastes are carried far on currents welling up from the sea and rushing down in mountain streams. The pool created in this meeting is a 'loloan'. A mixture of waters with many voices, from heights and depths, remembering, recreating and reflecting.

Fourteen Princess Street West
Uptown Waterloo

Dining Room
Map of South East Asia
Palm Trees
Bar Lamps


Lo • lo • an ... where the river meets the ocean, the waters converge, ideas and tastes are carried far on currents welling up from the sea and rushing down in mountain streams. The pool created in this meeting is a 'loloan'. A mixture of waters with many voices, from heights and depths, remembering, recreating and reflecting.

Welcome to the Loloan Lobby Bar. A place of calm and refuge in uptown Waterloo. A considered design, that harkens back to days of grace and value offering classic, timeless cocktails and lobby bar inspired house favourites, as well as South East Asian inspired lobby bar cuisine.

Loloan Lobby Bar

Bar Menu

Late Night Street Food


tempura soft shell crab fried rice


gai yang, wood chip bbq'd isaan chicken with sticky rice, som tom and pow


fish n' chips, whole fried red snapper, lontong fries, green curry tartar, slaw


guay teow 'ke maow!' drunken noodle and siamese club baby back ribs

Served from 9 pm until close.

Bar Snacks

char kway teow noodles

foie gras and bone marrow bánh mì

singapore cereal shrimp

achar picked duck egg with chili salt

bugs 'n bolts

boiled peanuts in the shell

pickerel laarb

sate pet

pandan fried chicken ball

ikan bilis

isaan sausage

Feature Cocktails


gin, wild gunung honey, fresh kunyit, mint, tamarind, pomelo
Loloan, Bali

Pho Tini

The Metropole Hotel, Hanoi

Mona Lisa

good scotch, sloe gin, roselle, mead
The Bamboo Bar, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Singapore Sling

Long Bar, Raffles Hotel, Singapore

Straights Sling

gin, benedictine, cherry eau-de-vie, lemon, soda, bitters
Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Under Bridge

tequila, lemongrass, kumquat, ginger, nam plaa
The Press Club, Hanoi

Bo.lan Hattan

thai style whiskey, chili salt, green mango, pandan water, sweet fruit
Bo.lan Bangkok

Code 55 and 2 Bulat

beer, lemonade, gin, whisky
Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Butterfly Pea Flower Martini

vodka, butterfly pea flower, lychee, salty-sweet snacks
Siam Kempinski Hotel, Bangkok

Classic Cocktails

Hanky Panky

gin, sweet vermouth, fernet branca, orange peel

Douglas Fairbanks

gin, apricot brandy, lime, egg white


gin, lemon, simple syrup, soda


gin, sweet vermouth, campari

Pink Lady

gin, grenadine, egg white


gin, lemon, simple syrup, egg white, soda


gin, lemon, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette


gin, dry vermouth, olive

Perfect Martini

gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, lemon zest

Moscow Mule

vodka, lime juice, ginger beer

Pimm's Cup

pimm's no. 1, sparkling lemonade, cucumber, mint, orange, strawberry


campari, sweet vermouth, soda


dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, absinthe, orange bitters


absinthe, cointreau, soda

Brandy Crusta

brandy, cointreau, maraschino liqueur, lemon, bitters, demerara sugar

East India

brandy, cointreau, raspberry syrup, maraschino liqueur, bitters, orange peel


brandy, simple syrup, egg, nutmeg

Side Car

brandy, cointreau, simple syrup, lemon


cognac, white crème de menthe

Rob Roy

scotch, sweet vermouth, bitters

Rusty Nail

scotch, drambuie

Whisky Sour

whisky, lemon, simple syrup, egg white


rye, sweet vermouth, bitters, cherry

Perfect Manhattan

rye, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, bitters, cherry


rye, sweet vermouth, pernod, orange bitters

Old Pal

rye, dry vermouth, campari

Old Fashioned

bourbon, sugar, water, bitters, orange peel


bourbon, sweet vermouth, campari

Mint Julep

bourbon, sugar, mint, crushed ice


tequila, cointreau, lime juice, salt

An extensive scotch, whiskey and bourbon list is available in-house in addition to our wine list.

Dining Menu

Weekly Prix Fixe - August 16 to 23, 2018

northern thai orange and peach curry with sweet corn - sweetbread dumplings

seared wagyu beef 'malaysian bourguignon' jasmine rice and pear - tomato sambal

vietnamese tiramisu with coffee caramel

menu $65
somms choice wine pairings $30
beer and cider $30


Laarb Kwai

fresh ontario water buffalo 'laarb'
traditional laotion 'tartare' recipe and garnishes


oxtail 'vol au vent'
slow braised in red wine, ginger, lemongrass and oyster sauce in pastry, with papaya pickle and sambal tomat

Dom Ka ' Escoffier

lobster bisque
connaught hotel recipe and traditional thai finish

Hati Gamuk

terrine de foie gras de canard with heartnuts, buntut gelée, tourtière croûte and kumquat sambal

Nem Trio

singapore - seafood salpicon in rice paper with lemongrass sambal
hanoi - ca cuốn thịt, catfish and sausage fried roll with sour cherry nước
thailand - ginger cured arctic char, somtom roll with crab oil


octopus, grilled with balinese 'mebase' broth and braised green papaya

Yam Ma Muang

green mango salad

Main Plates

Cha Ca Thang Long

boned whole rainbow trout, stuffed with herbs and baked, with bun noodle, lettuce wraps and dipping sauces

Ayam Betutu

bali betutu spiced roasted white and dark organic chicken ballotine, crisp sail of skin, spinach, kale and squash rice and something from the book of sambals

Bakar Sapi Bagus

p.e.i. grass fed tenderloin medallions, hens feet, oyster, red wine and green peppercorn glaze, taro gnocchi

Kwai Massaman

massaman curry bison short rib, pickled mustard green, chili jam, morning glory, mushroom salad, rice

Gaeng Dtaeng Pet

roasted muscovy duck, lychee curry, oyster omelette, smoked gapi rice, prik nam paa

Moo Parlow

pork neck slowly braised in star anise caramel liquor, steamed fresh rice noodle, crackling, pickled duck egg, condiments

Asam Laksa

seafood terrine, pork meatballs, laksa noodle, smokey tamarind broth, condiments

Vegetarian Plates

spinach, young jackfruit, bamboo and thai basil folded in egg and wrapped in thin, crispy 'martabak' pastry with green mango pickle and 'kecap manis'

'sayur lodeh' - coconut, fresh turmeric, galangal, lemongrass broth with pressed tofu, wing beans, shimeji mushrooms and pineapple

fresh garden pea, organic fennel, leeks and coriander fritters with sambal goreng petis and crispy glass noodle salad

gulai tempeh - henry's fresh organic tempeh fried with javanese vegetable gulai and served with a black eyed pea lime leaf salad

wok'd greens, roasted squash, tempura asparagus, shaved french breakfast radish, toasted coconut, steamed jasmin rice, green curry

Happy Hour

Daily from 4 to 5 pm


$5 draft beer
$7 featured rosé
daily cocktail feature

It's the best hour at any lobby bar. We figured we all could do some good while enjoying a libation. That's why $2 from every Happy Hour cocktail feature and signature cocktail will be donated to a charity. *

Bloodless Sunday

Sundays from 4 to 7 pm

Bloodless Mary $14

Freshly shucked Raspberry Point Oysters

Singapore black pepper sauce $2 *
Cambodian concoction $2 *
Rockefeller $3 *

* $2 donation goes directly to Avaaz, a wildlife foundation committed to the ‘Save the Elephants’ campaign.


Call 519-883-1010 after 2 pm to make a same-day reservation.
Please note, this is a reservation request. We will be in touch with you to confirm.

We will be closed Monday, September 3.


Loloan Lobby Bar
Fourteen Princess Street West
Waterloo, Ontario

Sunday to Wednesday - 4 pm to 12 am
Thursday to Saturday - 4 pm to 1 am
Open at 4 pm for cocktails and snacks at the bar only.

Happy Hour
From 4 pm to 5 pm.

Served from 5 pm.

Late Night Street Food
Served from 9 pm until close.

We will be closed Monday, September 3.

Free parking available at the Marsland Centre (BMO building) located at 20 Erb Street West.