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Swans Brewpub

506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
+1 250-361-3310
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck burger” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for Happy Hour. Good deals on beer & wine & snacks. Drinks were good. We had the bruschetta which was good-yummy garlic. Location right by the water. Staff are friendly and fast service.

Thank Hennessy1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was difficult finding a place to park, we were glad that we made the effort to visit. Both the food and drink was great. Only negative was the panhandler that came into the Pub to ask for money. He left after a few...More

Thank Grumpyogre
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the chicken strips and fries. It was ok. It was freshly made but it would've been better if the oil they used was fresh. Service was ok. I'd revisit.

Thank e7520162204
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner and wished that we had gone elsewhere. My husband was hungry for fish & chips and good craft brew. The fish was over breaded and very greasy. I ordered the Cuban Sandwich and it was very skimpy on the filling....More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast Service, Great Food, Great seating. Service was excellent. Been there before and was good every time.

Thank Arsenius M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good points: Lively and friendly staff. Quite nice food at reasonable price. Fantastic street view. Pleasing decor using old materials like an old piece railway. Pleasant atmosphere. ADORABLE music. One bad point, a biggie really. I thought the selection of beers was limited. Ok if...More

Thank corkdave
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited the Swans with friends on a Sunday evening for a meal and conversation. We ordered the mac & cheese, the salmon and the Swans Favorite salad with chicken. The food was excellent and the wait staff was very attentive. The only disappointment was that...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went here recently with some friends in the afternoon for some snacks and drinks. Found their brewed beer to be nothing to write home about though it wasnt bad. Our server was not great - she regularly had to be tracked down in order to...More

1  Thank Ashik B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Locals still remember when Michael Williams (founder and owner) ran the pub which was always teaming with dance, LIVE music, and adventurous food. After willing the pub to the University, empty tables now sit where people danced, it has been stripped of music events, and...More

1  Thank Ferlow
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A helpful and happy server makes things better always. We had lunch and decided to share a fish and chip meal and have some chowder. She split the portions for us, gave us a good chat and information about trips and was happy with her...More

Thank Beverley B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Wayne B
Does Swans allow minors during certain hours
15 June 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from at_Swans | Property representative |
Yes, minors are welcome until 10pm.
will you be serving Christmas dinner on the 25th?
18 December 2014|
Response from at_Swans | Property representative |
Yes, we will have a Christmas Dinner Special and also a selection of items from our pub menu. You can find our Christmas offerings on our website under the Pub section. We hope to see you here. Happy Holidays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-361-3310
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