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Lions Head Smoke & Brew Pub

) #1 of 33 Restaurants in Castlegar $$ - $$$ , ,
2629 Broadwater Road | Robson, Castlegar, British Columbia V0G 1X0, Canada
+1 250-365-2739
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“smoked meat” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2629 Broadwater Road | Robson, Castlegar, British Columbia V0G 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were staying down the road at the Windborne bed and breakfast and the Lions Head was recommended by them. We sat outside as it was a beautiful day. We started by sharing a flight of local beers which were exceptional. I...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch ,had le blue lion salad,wife had greek salad . Both were good ,local cheese and produce were used very tasty. Old building with lots of charm. Sat outside on the front patio.

Thank phantom2014
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived before the big lunch crowd and waited 15 minutes, finally had to go to the bar to and order our own drinks and take them to the table (not a big deal) We waited another 15 minutes, still no service, had to go...More

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LionsheadOwner, Owner at Lions Head Smoke & Brew Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there. We apologize for the service you received. We were understaffed and had 2 of our newer front staff on. The group combined with the weather created a greater volume of people that the staff could handle effectively. They were overwhelmed. We were not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open fire on the patio made the experience fabulous....got to meet some interesting locals. Fun time, great foid, friendly service.

Thank Diana D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Always love to go to Lions Head after a day of fishing on the Columbia river, Good food , awesome brews and great service! Highly recommend !

Thank River M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent ribs! Had Caesar salad, which came with toasted Capers. What a nice taste treat! Bean and barley soup was awesome too.

Thank epilifer
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My fiance and a good friend went for brunch recently on a late Sunday morning at Lion's Head pub our first visit there. Two of us had eggs benedict with bacon and one of us had the sausage egg benedict and they were outstanding. The...More

Thank Dan I
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

There were 4 of us. We enjoyed some great BC craft beer and excellent pub food - all great value too. I had their home smoked bratwurst with fresh vegetables and baked potato. Others enjoyed fish and chips, chicken burgers and fries and lamb burger...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Was passing through Castlegar recently and stopped in at the Lion's Head based on the high reviews here on tripadvisor. Just out on the edge of town, with a beautiful river view I can appreciate how this place is popular with the locals. The decor...More

Thank Cansatfan
LionsheadOwner, Owner at Lions Head Smoke & Brew Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your review, I will use this to better our business. The service complaints will be addressed as currently we do have new staff being trained and will provide your feedback to ensure the service is consistent and quality. I am confused why...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Best smoke house around better bratwurst than bratwurst in germany, atmosphere fun and relax, Gluten free options! Awesome! Frequent often happy to be a new local in the kootenays. 10 a solid 10

Thank Brodie J
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Are kids allowed?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2629 Broadwater Road | Robson, Castlegar, British Columbia V0G 1X0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Castlegar
  • Phone Number: +1 250-365-2739
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