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

Loloan Bar
Loloan Dining Room
Loloan Dining Room
Loloan Dining Room


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

Welcome to Loloan Lobby Bar, a place of calm and refuge in uptown Waterloo. This considered design harkens back to days of elegance, grace and value. We offer classic, timeless cocktails and lobby bar inspired South East Asian cuisine in an intimate and cozy setting. Guests can also experience the luxurious, private atmosphere of the Map Room, located upstairs of the main dining area. Our esteemed chefs will create a menu tailored to individual tastes, as our world-class sommelier pairs each dish with the appropriate wine, spirit, beer or cider. Menus are flexible and can be created in a number of courses, styles and flavours for up to eight guests. Map Room reservations must be made at least one week in advance; contact information is below.

Loloan Lobby Bar Monogram


Feature Cocktails


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

Pho Tini

Hôtel Metropole, Hanoi

Mona Lisa

good scotch, sloe gin, roselle, mead
Bamboo Bar, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 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
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.

Happy Hour

It's the best hour at any lobby bar. We figured we all could do some good while enjoying a libation. $2 from every cocktail, beer or rosé will be donated to support wildlife guardians. Daily from 4 pm to 5 pm.

draft beer $5
rosé feature $7

We welcome you to an extended Happy Hour every Sunday from 4 pm to 7 pm featuring Bloodless Marys and freshly shucked oysters served with various dips and relishes.

bloodless mary $14

Freshly Shucked Raspberry Point Oysters

singapore black pepper sauce $2
cambodian concoction $2
rockefeller $3

Late Night Street Food

Served 5 pm to close.


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


Duck dumplings

ground duck, mushroom, galangal broth

Ikan otak2

coconut fish cake grilled in banana leaf, chef's choice of dip

Char kway teow noodles

fish ball, chinese sausage, fried oyster, rice noodle

Tuna Laarb

marinated tuna tartare, daikon slaw on betel leaves with nam jim kiaow

Lamb Steam Bun

shredded seasonal lamb, singapore chili sauce

Sweet n' Sour

chicken fried sweetbreads, sour orange curry butter sauce


Prix Fixe, November 8 to 14, 2018

butter poached lobster and razor clams,

javanese curried cauliflower purée, pickled nectarines and unripe strawberries, krupuk crumb, herbs

marinated and roasted bison ribeye,

isaan style coconut galangal curry, soiled reputation parisienne carrots, brussels sprout leaves and swiss chard, jasmine rice dressed in wild leek oil

yogourt and honey beignets,

chai caramel cream, moscato reduction, hibiscus and rose white chocolate, gold dust

menu $75
sommelier's choice wine pairings $30
beer and cider $25


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


Cha Ca Thang Long

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

Hkah Ghin

found in the thick jungled lowlands of burma, the crested partridge is prized for its meaty deliciousness. brined in ginger and roasted whole with citrus and lemongrass, aromatic fenugreek and yogurt sauce, seasonal vegetables, shan chutney, belachaung

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, smoky gapi rice, prik nam plaa

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, smoky tamarind broth, condiments


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

with roasted squash, tempura asparagus, shaved french breakfast radish, toasted coconut, steamed jasmin rice, green curry

Tuk Tuk Teras

Our stylish outdoor patio.

Yam Ma Muang

hot-sour-salty green and apple salad

Singapore Soft Shell Chili Crab

and lontong rice roll

Mee Reebus

penang fried egg noodle, sweet potato gravy, crispy squid

Sate Kambing

young goat sate, traditional garnishes and peanut sauce

Yu Sang Nonya

malay itsumo sashimi tuna salad

Sai Kruk

northern thailand isaan sausages, sticky rice cake, som tom, jaew

Yam Nuea

brady's angus baseball steak, rare, thai style salad

Hang Moo Yang

pig tail, marinated, slow cooked over wood, served with nam prik khaa

Pok-Pok Frogs

andy ricker's famous chicken wings but done with frogs
with raw veg and pao

Map Room

Booking Information

Experience the luxurious, private atmosphere of the Map Room, located upstairs of the main dining area. This room is reserved only once per night; guests can arrive and leave at their leisure, and stay the entire night if they choose.

Our esteemed Chef will consult and speak with guests to create a menu tailored to individual tastes. Our world-class Sommelier then pairs each dish with the appropriate wines, spirits, beer or cider with guest’s preferences in mind. Menus are flexible and can be created in a number of courses, styles and flavours. We suggest 3-5-7 course menus.

Bookings must be made at least one week in advance for a maximum of eight people. The minimum fee is $1,200 + tax and gratuity, although we can work with higher budgets to upgrade the experience.

The final bill will be itemized so guests understand how we arrived at the amount. We do not invoice, the bill needs to be settled that evening. The gratuity amount will be at the guest’s discretion.


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

Loloan will be closed for the holidays on December 24, 25, 26 and January 1, 2.


Loloan Lobby Bar
Fourteen Princess Street West
Waterloo, Ontario

Loloan will be closed for the holidays on December 24, 25, 26 and January 1, 2.

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.

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