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Crow & Gate Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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English-style Pub and garden located in the countryside. Licensed for patrons 19 and up. Sorry, no minors.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hidden gem in a beautiful location. Good food, awesome vibe! English style pub off the beaten trail.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Heather C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Crow & Gate Pub with a couple of friends on St Patrick's Day to enjoy an early dinner based on previous experiences. Three of us had the lamb stew special and one had the pork schnitzel special The schnitzel was very good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank annef808
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love a visit to the Crow & Gate, especially in the summer when you can eat in the garden. The low ceiling beams and atmosphere make it feel like you're in an old English Pub. Nice food choice but very popular and crowded. You...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Margriet R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost always busy when I go and a bit out of the way, but it is so worth the time. A uniquely old, English pub experience outside of Nanaimo. I like to pair a visit to the Cedar Farmer's Market on Sundays with a nice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ferdab_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is quaint and cosy and the food is great. A very busy place though, plan your stop accordingly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carole K
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Like being transported back to in time to 1950's Europe, two roaring fires, good mostly healthy grub and lots to look at, you won't be dissapointed. There is no music and you have to serve yourself (they will bring your food once you order it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Newtothis33
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Crab cakes are one of my favorites. They are excellent to nibble them in front of a fire place in this English-style pub where one orders at the counter. Summer time allows a beautiful ambiance outdoors in the garden. Worth finding it, tucked away in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Annie J
Reviewed January 27, 2019

In this quaint pub, you put in your order at the counter. The food and service are excellent. The ambience is cozy!! It's about a 15 minute drive from Nanaimo with lots of parking. The lawns and gardens are very inviting. There is a pond...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FayeR130
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

While the title of this review may sound cliche, this place really is off the beaten path and “hidden”. A cozy English cottage nestled into the countryside on a sprawling property. Even though we visited in the early afternoon, it was busy with locals for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 570sebastianc
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I think part of the experience of visiting the Crow & Gate has to be the journey to get there. Not being very familiar with the area, I find that it seems to be a lengthy journey down some rural roads, past picturesque farms until...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Lidi G
December 23, 2018|
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Response from Barbara Anne G | Reviewed this property |
Please call the Crow n' Gate directly as some places close so their families can be with families
July 30, 2018|
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Response from MeandJim | Reviewed this property |
It is adult only and I do believe it is walker friendly.. The parking lot is level and the entrance to the pub is along an attractive pathway which is level.
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Victorian1885 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a side door with a ramp as I have seen wheelchairs in the restaurant.
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