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Garrick's Head Pub

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian
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1140 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-384-6835
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute and quaint little English Pub just one block up from waterfront. Excellent service and amazing deep Fried Pickles!

1 Thank Sherry J
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wide selection of beers means there's something for everyone. Friendly helpful staff and perfect comfort pub food!

Thank Stefanie K
Hampshire, UK
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140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here a couple of times while on Vancouver Island. I enjoyed the atmosphere, and the huge range of beers (I counted 61 on the menu, but that was jjust those on tap)

Thank williams_tj
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bowl of seafood chowder, big plate of green-curry mussels, and spinach salad, add Fat Tug IPA....you're in heaven.

Thank yotravelmama
Portland, Oregon
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional English pub fare in a brighter than expected windowed room. We stopped by for a quick lunch and beer before heading back to the US. A fish and chips plate was split for two and was sufficient for lunch. The cod is is fried in an ale batter and not too greasy. Wish there was more slaw! It we... More 

Thank totallye
Lantzville, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great place to stop for some beers...Many different Craft Beer to choose from and also a few domestics..It has an old Irish style pub atmosphere... I did not eat this time but food has always been good in the past.. it's my brother and his friends regular watering hole..

Thank gregorioheidi
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141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were in Victoria for a concert this last weekend and new our friends were also in town. We headed to Garricks Head Pub and sat in the main eating/ drinking area. When we arrived our server was quick and responsive...not an empty glass or cup in the group. It was a very busy day as a few events were... More 

Thank netlie
Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Came here with friends on our pub crawl in Victoria and this was our last stop. Comfy seats and service was great! Bartender even recommended some great place nearby that opens later as it was a Wednesday night and majority of the places were closing at 1 AM. Will definitely come back!

Thank Karliiiiita
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a great pub! My husband and I went here for the first time on a visit to Victoria and really enjoyed it. They have a great beer selection...soooo many on tap! The service was wonderful and extremely knowledgable. We will definitely go back on our next visit.

Thank Thiscoupletravels
Courtenay, Canada
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

On a recent trip to Victoria, I meet up with friends at Garrick's Head Pub. We had a few drinks and ordered some food. We all enjoyed our meals. Staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank gordmeeks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-384-6835

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