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.

Loloan Lobby Bar

Fourteen Princess St W
Waterloo, ON

Loloan Lobby Bar


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 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 noodles
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.

Bar Snack Samples

itsumo raw tuna fresh rolls

radish and papaya slaw pinapple nam jim

scallop som tom salad

crisp rice crackers

spiced duck sates

sweet soy

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 6 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


prix fixe
january 23 to february 11, 2020

geng jeut saku

roasted muscovy duck 'torchon' and snow crab broth with tapioca pearls, soiled reputation organic sprouts, crab oil, and coriander

chuu chii haeng gung mangkorn

poached newfoundland lobster tail 'dry red curry' with bean sprout, coconut/peanut salad and issan venison 'jerky', pickled ginger, garlic and shallots and saffron coconut jasmine rice


pomegranate and passionfruit granita on rice and red berries tuilles, lychee and smoked sea salt, hibiscus gelee and hibiscus/berry foam

somm's choice wine pairings $35


Laarb Kwai

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


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

Mực Nhồi

pork, wood ears and bean thread stuffed baby squid with red wine, black bean and wild forest mushroom gravy

'Balinese Farmer's' Terrine

pork, foie gras, chicken, duck, cabbage and heartnuts baked 'en croûte' in turmeric pastry with cranberry port wine glaze, mustard and elderberry jam and laotion bacon jeow

Yu Sang

chinese-malay singapore festival inspired, shaved itsumo yellowfin tuna with crisp vegetables tossed with plum sauce, pickled ginger, lime leaf, toasted nuts, sesame and fresh herbs


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

Yam Ma Muang

green mango salad

Duck Masak Gamuk

crispy roasted ginger confit of muscovy duck leg with sambal of the day and grilled roti


Fresh Ontario Lamb Rack

roasted on burmese pumpkin-tamarind curry with smoky eggplant delight, cucumber relish and fried dosa

Whole Red Snapper

poached in tamarind, palm sugar, picked jalapeños, ginger, garlic and lemon grass with warm new potato 'salad' and sautéed water spinach

Chassagne Farm Cornish Hen

lemongrass and pepper brined, roasted flat on aromatic citrus peel and glazed
with vietnamese caramel sauce
cured vegetable julienne 'eggroll', rice paper crisps and smoked ginger nước cham

Sapi Bakar Bagus

p.e.i. grass fed beef tenderloin medallions with hen's 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

Bebek Betutu

roasted muscovy duck magret, duck liver and hearts backed in banana leaf envelope served on aromatic balinese duck spice risotto with braised and creamy betutu broth

Moo Parlow

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

Tom Yum Nam Khon

southern thai hot and sour seafood broth, halibut and smoked sablefish ball, grilled shrimp, seared scallop, softshell crab and mussels with eby farm guernsey whole milk and pow, phuket fruit salad, jasmine rice



malaysian curried young jackfruit and tofu folded in egg and wrapped in thin, crispy 'martabak' pastry with green mango pickle and 'kecap manis'

Burmese 'Laphet' Salad

mixed crispy pulses, seeds, nuts and heirloom tomatoes with organic greens and herbs, fermented tea leaves


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

Javanese Tempeh 'Sausage'

eggplant sambal, charred tomato and chickpea salad with steamed jasmine rice


wok'd greens, roasted squash, tempura seasonal vegetable, shaved radish, toasted coconut, steamed jasmine rice, green curry

Sayur Lodeh

roasted winter vegetable and smoked tofu, chickpea batter fried kale and green onion jasmine rice


mee rebus

from the streets of georgetown; penang fried mee noodles, wickedly spicy sweet potato gravy, egg and shredded crispy vegetables

guay teow raat naar

a late night favourite in the city of angels; fresh fried wide rice noodles, yu choy, egg, sweet, salty and sour gravy, and lots of herbs and condiments

khao soi

chiang mai comfort food
flat egg noodles, peanuts and vegetables in curry coconut soup

with ...

assaya ribs

1/2 rack baby back pork

gai yang

smoky wood grilled chicken leg and thigh

sotong goreng

crispy fried squid

sate kambing

lamb tenderloin

paad poo

tempura soft shell crab

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 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. 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.


Reservations may be made online below or by contacting our concierge at 519-883-1010 after 2 pm.


Loloan Lobby Bar
Fourteen Princess St W
Waterloo, ON

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

Happy Hour
From 4 pm to 6 pm.

Served from 5 pm.

Free parking available at the Marsland Centre (BMO building)
or the Waterloo Public Library after 5 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.