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Old Saltery Pub

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-928-3131
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great food, great staff, great location, and finally great history. Loved it. Situated above the ocean right in the harbor of this historic old dockside town. Will Love to return over and over.

Thank Dale M
Sidney, BC, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Had to watch it and not taste too quickly. Can't be discerning when drinking it by the pint just to quench one's thirst!

Thank Duff P
Chorley, United Kingdom
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385 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

nice pub with good beers and a great deck outside overlooking the bay and marina. Wonderful place for a drink after a Grizzly Bear tour or Kayaking

Thank Malcolm A
Langford, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a very tasty meal in a booth iverlooking the marina. Impressed with the food and service (I never have high expectations in small communities) but was nicely surprised :)

Thank HippieKitty
Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We drove up to Telegraph Cove for lunch. Had the chowder and were not disappointed. Served with pita. Outstanding quality and lovely charm. Beautiful stained glass on entry doors.

Thank 09stephen1970
Sherwood Park, Canada
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127 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

A wonderful pub on the boardwalk in Telegraph Cove with great food and wonderful, hard working staff! Enjoyed our meals & drinks here very much and the scenery out the windows is magnificent.

Thank krsthom
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

There aren't many places to eat in Telegraph Cove. From what i could tell the Old Saltery Pub and The Killer Whale Cafe have the same menu anyway. They are next door on the boardwalk with an outdoor balcony overlooking the marina - a really nice spot on a sunny day for a few beers and a hearty lunch. Our... More 

Thank Diane C
Aarhus, Denmark
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116 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

On a rainy evening the Old Saltery Pub is a great place to head for dinner. Great atmosphere in the restaurant a good beer and a hearty portion of food.

Thank Niels L
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220 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Telegraph Cove is an iconic destination and this "pub" on stilts is at the heart of this historic spot filled with fascinating facts about the colonisation of Vancouver Island, encounters with wildlife and the people who made it all possible. Not what I would call a "pub" as such, more an eatery with a decent range of beers but a... More 

Thank Ian B
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We have now visited 3 times, twice after whale watching trips. Our family group ordered a large degree of what was on offer on the menu. Without exception the food was delicious and came in sizeable portions. Service was quick, polite and friendly. The servers had a decent knowledge of what was on the menu, and brought food quickly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Telegraph Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 250-928-3131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?