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Only there for the beer

A colleague suggested that we visit the Swan to sample the beer. They had a huge selection on beer... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
victoriafoody
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Victoria, Canada
Burgers, fries, and beer

We had lunch here. Not super crowded on a Friday. The food was pretty good. The burger was pretty... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
180sidneyw
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Leavenworth, Washington
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17 Oct 2018
“Worst burger ”
26 Sep 2018
“Yummy beer and burger”
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Experience our warm and friendly Brewpub, alive with character, heritage architecture, stunning original artwork and First Nations' carvings. Enjoy the views from our unique sunny, glassed/open air patio, overflowing with our signature flowers in...more
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506 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We were walking around and we saw this pub, it was busy, the atmosphere looked good, we decided to give it a try. It was a huge mistake. They had a happy hour after 9 with burgers at $8 and craft beer at $5. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karengiddings
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

One of our stops on a cruise-sponsored brew tour was at Swans. I loved that is!a micro-brewery. It was like we were some friends who dropped in for a visit. We learned that because it’s a micro-brewery, they were able to take more risks in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place just walking around town. Beers were delicious and tons of variety. Food menu selection was large but our meals weren’t anything special.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 21 February 2018

A colleague suggested that we visit the Swan to sample the beer. They had a huge selection on beer brewed by them. The best way to sample these was to have a flight of beer, which included 4 4oz glasses filled with your choice of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank victoriafoody
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here. Not super crowded on a Friday. The food was pretty good. The burger was pretty average, but the fries were awesome. Carrot and ginger soup very bland. I️ got a flight of four beers and they were pretty good, only $10....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 180sidneyw
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We ate here one time only, while on a trip. We had a great view from an inside table by an open window. The food was very good, and the prices not bad at all. The service was average, and my partner liked the craft...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely hotel in a great location not far from the waterfront. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Our suite was lovely and spacious, and although there was no air con, there were Dyson fans in each room which cooled the rooms...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank eatyourliver
Reviewed 7 June 2017

we asked a bunch of locals about "what is your favorite watering hole"? Out of 5 asked....4 mentioned Swans. Great beer selection and yummy eats. Gotta mark this one down for next time. the bathrooms are a bit funky.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SouthEndMCgang
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Swan's has been around forever, and serves solid food but even better beers with lots of local entertainment. A lively place in downtown Victoria.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 1 December 2016

One of our favorite places when we visit Victoria! The food is always great, regardless of what you order. They also have a lot of new beers for you to try. The Bar Manager Greg is very friendly and helpful as well as the serving...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Sandra M
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