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Port Renfrew PUB

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Port Renfrew $$ - $$$ American, ,
17310 Parkinson Rd, Port Renfrew, British Columbia V0S 1K0, Canada
+1 250-647-5541
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (16 reviews)
“poutine” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17310 Parkinson Rd, Port Renfrew, British Columbia V0S 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

An unplanned drive out to Renfrew turned into a late lunch at the Renfrew Pub. Good burgers on the sunny deck facing the water....a nice place to stop for a pint n burger

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for late lunch after wondering around botanical beach. Holiday weekend so seemed busy and understaffed. Service was friendly but on the slow side due to busyness. Wings and a salad. Pretty fair. Nothing spectacular. Nice view. Good fries. Can't get much closer to...More

Thank Heather H
ashersty, Manager at Port Renfrew PUB, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Heather, Thank you for your feedback. Yes, it was a very busy weekend. I apologize that you didn't get the best guest experience possible. We did learn a lot during this. I would love to see you back this summer. Please ask for me, it...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We called here not realising it would be closed in a few minutes! The guy behind the bar was not worried one bit and brought us menus and a drink. Even asked if we would like another drink! So friendly, wish all pubs could be...More

1  Thank bill04kelly
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The menu here is good, food is well-presented and reasonable. Excellent service, down to handy hiking tips from our server :) We ate here on Cinco de Mayo, fun atmosphere with special tequila tasting laid on. The weather was cool so the patio was not...More

Thank rykie2016
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I spent a weekend in April at the Wild Renfrew Seaside Cottages with my 3 girlfriends and we spend both evenings at the Port Renfrew PUB. This place is amazing everything we ate was delicious (fish tacos are a must) the services was so friendly...More

Thank Shaina J
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Renfrew pub many times but this was the first visit where the food was just not up to standards. We came for an early lunch which was a good idea as once the clock hit noon, the place was packed. To...More

Thank Spyhopper12
ashersty, Manager at Port Renfrew PUB, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. First off, I would like to apologize for your experience here at the pub. We take a lot of passion to ensure that each guest gets the greatest guest experience possible. I have spoken with the Chef and we have...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

My girlfriends and I came here for a girls weekend away and we couldn't have asked for better service and food. Everything we ate over our 3 days in Port Renfrew at the Port Renfrew Pub was incredible. The fish tacos are especially to die...More

Thank Keira W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Had lunch at the pub over the Easter week end. James and Brad were so personable and delivered great service (along with some history of the area). Menu was appealing .Food was fresh snd tasty. Wine prices were reasonable. I will definitely be back!

Thank Gracie2007
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We ate here three nights, always tried something different, all meals were OUTSTANDING!! Great service, welcoming atmosphere my favorite by far was the 48 ounce rib steak meal. So good. Leftovers were great the next day too.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We took the Ferry to Victoria and then drove to Port Renfrew. Booked into our "motel" and then needed to eat. Well, in the middle of nowhere we came upon the Renfrew Pub. Knocked our socks off. The food is nothing short of OUTSTANDING. We...More

Thank June Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17310 Parkinson Rd, Port Renfrew, British Columbia V0S 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Renfrew
  • Phone Number: +1 250-647-5541
The Renfrew Pub is the homey gathering place for locals and visitors at the heart of Snuggery Cove. Friendly and inviting, it’s the sort of place even first-timers swear they’ve been before. The waterfront pub and restaurant occupies an enviable spot, right next to the dock.

Our craft brews include crisp, cold favourites from right around here: Vancouver Island Brewery High Trail Honey Ale, Lighthouse Race Rocks, Saltspring Island Golden Ale, Phillips Blue Buck, Granville Island Raspberry Ale. And we’re just getting started.

Our food is all about quality with a fresh, homespun focus. Chickens are roasted daily on site; sauces and gravies are built from scratch. The baked goods are handcrafted, fries hand-cut, and herbs pulled fresh. Choose from sumptuous burgers or boat-to-table seafood drawn from nearby waters.

The Pub serves breakfast (weekends), lunch and dinner, along with elevated pub fare — wings for the game and gooey poutine. Snuggle up or wake up with a steaming mug of Discovery Coffee from Victoria’s beloved roastery, and let the day unspool.
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