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Swans Brewpub

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506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
+1 250-361-3310
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Grilled cheese, pickle fries and other pub favourites. Growler fills. Family friendly. Didn’t see any mice. Server forgot about us but I think she just got slammed.

Thank Frankie_Hummus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be my favorite beer in Victoria but they got a new brewmaster about 2yrs ago and it’s just not as good anymore. Beer is still good but there is better out there now. Atmosphere and patio is great! And food is good...More

Thank Allinmi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice dining areas looking towards the new bridge and the waterfront. The service was good and the food was also very good. I had the daily sandwich special which was a very nice honey ham sandwich with all the fixings, including some very interesting mustard...More

Thank benddragon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I used to visit Swans regularly because their Fan Tan Chicken Salad was just so awesome - something unique and delicious that couldn't be found anywhere else in Victoria. They took that off the menu and we haven't been back since. We...More

Thank chillolog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A colleague suggested that we visit the Swan to sample the beer. We sat in the sun room and a view of the people going across the Blue Bridge. The Swans had a huge selection on beer brewed by them. The best way to sample...More

Thank victoriafoody
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Had a second visit to this pub. Just as good if not better than the first. Food was great as were the beer and wine! And also a mille merci to la petite Quebecoise who provided wonderfully kind and pleasant service. She is a keeper!!!!...More

1  Thank marmich754
Reviewed 7 January 2018

To be honest, I found the pub to be quite dark and dingy, not quite what I was expecting. I ordered the braised beef and gnocci. The gnocci turned out to be quite chewy, the peas and mushrooms looked and tasted like they were out...More

Thank LiddleWanderer
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Sign said to seat yourself, but a server stopped us at the door and said he would take us to a table. We said we wanted to wait for a table on the porch and he just walked off. The restaurant was very crowded and...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

On prior visits to Victoria we'd enjoyed dining at Swan's. Unfortunately, it's changed, and definitely for the worse. Previously there had been a fairly extensive dinner menu of full meals. The menu now comprise mainly small bar food items. The one item which did catch...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

If you are thirsty and want to have a 'quick' beer don't bother. Food is so so but don't expect napkins/plates to be available with the food service. Also there is a mouse running around who is apparently a regular. Good tasting beer though.

Thank Courtney D
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Questions & Answers
Wayne B
15 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from at_Swans | Property representative |
Yes, minors are welcome until 10pm.
17 December 2014|
Response from at_Swans | Property representative |
Yes, we will have a Christmas Dinner Special and also a selection of items from our pub menu. You can find our Christmas offerings on our website under the Pub section. We hope to see you here. Happy Holidays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-361-3310
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