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Drinks & nightlife in Victoria

Night Club
“Best patio in Victoria. Thursday to Saturday there is live music starting at 9ish. Excellent food and drinks. Great view. ”
98 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Amenities include a sophisticated restaurant, a colonial-style cocktail lounge, and afternoon tea. There's also a full-service spa, a gym and an indoor pool”
72 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Excellent gastropub overlooking the ocean. This is on the otherside of the Johnson Street bridge, but worth the walk. Try to sit on the upper patio if you are there in the afternoon.”
91 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“'Winner of Best Irish Pub in North America, we embrace the Irish culture with food for the body, drink for the spirit, and music for the soul. We pride ourselves on providing a true Irish experience since opening our doors in 2004. The traditions of Ireland have been extended to our menu, which has been developed by the philosophy of food for the body, offering Irish classics like bangers & mash, shepherd’s pie and our famous Irish stew. Enjoy a Drink for the spirit with a perfectly poured pint of Guinness or savour Victoria’s best Irish coffee. We boast over 40 taps & the largest selection of Irish whiskeys in Canada. Music for the soul is heard 7 nights a week at 9 or Friday & Saturday from 4 to 7. Come for the Guinness, stay for the Craic'”
41 locals recommend
Pub
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“Victoria's newest premier landmark pub, located on the corner of Fort St and Government St downtown Victoria, BC. With 30 different beers on tap, one of the most impressive selections of spirits under one roof and live music, the Bard & Banker defines the ultimate pub experience.”
48 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local beer on tap, outdoor seating and food. In market square, nice place to check out.”
64 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Snug, chic haunt pairing regional & international wines with eclectic tapas, including charcuterie.”
61 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a favourite neighbourhood pub that is family friendly. Don't hesitate to sit outside on the patio during the summer. They have friendly staff and delicious food and its located in the quaint Fernwood Square. About a 20 minute walk away.”
57 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great restaurant in Downtown Victoria. Offers casual fare with local ingredients. One block away from Market Square, and LoJo shopping district.”
55 locals recommend
Night Club
“Book ahead for a table next to a window. Patio requires no reservations, and most tables have a great water view. Everything we've ordered here has been exquisite. ”
45 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Located in Victoria's historic Trounce Alley . This super quaint spanish style restaurant is sure to please.”
39 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Farm fresh to table, the chef's tasting palette makes for incredible tasting experiences. ”
35 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“"Multilevel, cricket-themed pub featuring craft drafts, varied grub & DJs in the Strathcona Hotel.””
23 locals recommend
Lounge
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“It's a great cocktail bar. Try their 'spin the wheel' special and let the bartender surprise you. ”
31 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Second best cocktail place in town. Very interesting cocktails. Right across the street in Chateau Victoria) Somewhat expensive but worth it. ”
22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our local watering hole and a good place to go if you're hoping to catch any sports on t.v. They have a good selection of beers and the food is tasty too.”
22 locals recommend