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The Library Lounge

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422 Vernon St | Hume Hotel, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4E5, Canada
+1 250-352-5331
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06:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Hayden, Idaho
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the unique setup of this bar, which has three levels. Fair pricing, nice staff. A good place to relax and have a drink.

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Thank Danna C
Wanaka, New Zealand
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198 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We left it until the last of several nights,staying at the historic Hume Hotel, to dine at its signature restaurant, The Library. It has a special atmosphere in a heritage building. The walls are decorated with bookshelves containing old leather bound books, and the ceiling is lined with fabric in a manner that reminds me of an old theatre. Add... More 

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1 Thank Sally A
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere - especially in winter! Loved the period decor and the feel of the whole building. The food however was not from the late 1890's. From pasta to traditional pub fare everything was fantastic and when appropriate it was decadent! We'll be back for sure.

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1 Thank Leann M
Ryan M, Owner at The Library Lounge, responded to this review

This is great to hear, thanks for coming in and spreading the good word out there. More 

Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with a very couples oriented, quiet atmosphere. Very cool, restored old setting and good service.

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1 Thank BrandonMa11
Nelson, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to come for quiet dinner or drinks. It's kid free so the atmosphere is cosy and intimate. I've been with friends and with my husband. Great food and service.

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1 Thank kristyfode
Ryan M, Owner at The Library Lounge, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and checking us out. We appreciate the positive feedback. More 

Nelson, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful way to unwind at the end of the day - amazing, personal service, food you can count on each and every time and a lovely atmosphere!!

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1 Thank ann_mac22
Ryan M, Owner at The Library Lounge, responded to this review

Our staff are incredible. We are lucky to have such a commited group of long term professionals. Thanks for offering up a review! More 

Nelson
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always consistent good food and service. Atmosphere goes a long way and this place is pretty nice. Do visit.

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1 Thank M3441MGpatriciah
Ryan M, Owner at The Library Lounge, responded to this review

Consistency is key! Thanks for saying so, we appreciate it. More 

Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Nice menu and the food we ordered was pretty good. There was a live band playing above or below and it pretty much rocked the restaurant as well, so not what we expected that way. Location is just a block below Baker Street.

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1 Thank h0nestly
Ryan M, Owner at The Library Lounge, responded to this review

You may have been in the General Store Restaurant when we had a soundcheck going on. We apologize if this was a disturbance. It is rare that this happens these days. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Always fantastic food. High quality ingredients and a cozy atmosphere. Servers are great and there is commonly live entertainment.

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1 Thank Cody A
Port Moody, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is literally one of my favourite places. The atmosphere is cozy and quiet, perfect for going for lunch with friends you actually want to chat with. All the benefits of a pub, without the pounding music, tv's, sports, or radio. The pizza is particularly good (though indulgent!).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 01:00
Monday
06:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 01:00
Thursday
06:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 Vernon St | Hume Hotel, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 250-352-5331
Description
The Hume Hotel has three different food outlets to eat in that offer the same menu and a vast array of food. A family restaurant called the General Store, an intimate fireside lounge featuring live jazz called the Library Lounge or a lively, old English-style bar called Mike's Place Pub. We cook up amazing steaks, pastas, seafood, the '100 Mile Burger', sandwiches, salads and homemade desserts. There is a full Gluten-Free menu available. We are also known for a legendary Sunday Brunch that goes from 11am - 2pm every Sunday. We are popular for our consistency, generous portions, food quality and reasonable prices all to be enjoyed in a character atmosphere that was built in 1898. There is no place like the Hume.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?