Find the status of Lumel Studios Ltd.'s liquor licence application, item #21-16

Applicant or licensee

Lumel Studios Ltd.

Name of premises

Lumel Studios

Status of application, item #21-16

Partially approved

Download board decision document

Deadline to object 

3 p.m. on November 10, 2021 

Any person who wishes to object to the granting of this application should mail their objection with reasons in writing to:

Yukon Liquor Corporation
9031 Quartz Road
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4P9

Application details

Download the public notice document

Download the application summary document

Location of premises

101 Keish Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Nature of the application

New application seeking approval in principle for the following changes to an existing licensed premises:

  • interior and exterior areas that expand Gather Café & Taphouse into the area surrounding the glass blowing studio;
  • a future expansion to Gather Café & Taphouse that is to be completed within the next 2 years; and
  • adding an off-premises liquor licence.  

Current liquor licence(s)

Lumel Studios currently holds a Food Primary-All liquor licence.   

Number of licensed premises in the area

There are currently 52 food primary liquor licences (5 restricted to beer/wine) and 29 off-premises liquor licences (5 restricted to beer/wine) in the Whitehorse area. The closest food primary – all licensed premises is the Raven Inn Whitehorse, located at 150 Keish Street. The closest premises that holds an off-premises liquor licence is Woodcutter’s Blanket, located at 2151 2nd Ave.   


Lumel Studios Ltd. is Yukon’s only glass-blowing art studio open to the public. It's a single storey building with the art studio being in the east side of the building. The kitchen, dining and outside deck areas are in the west side of the building. The proposed completed new areas are to the north and east of the building. The proposed future addition is to the west. 


A variety of internationally inspired dishes with a notable Mexican influence.

Hours of business and hours of liquor service

The business hours are 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., with liquor service hours being 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., 7 days a week.