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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.