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Black Swan Inn

) #4 of 7 Restaurants in Shawnigan Lake $$ - $$$ , ,
2890 Shawnigan Lake Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W0, Canada
+1 250-743-5133
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good32%
  • Average39%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“wings” (7 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
2890 Shawnigan Lake Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being new to the area we dropped into this local watering hole. Great place. Excellent chicken wings with several flavours. Loved the atmosphere & decor, reminds us of an English style pub. Friendly & fast service by Tanya's. Will definately be back & highly recommend...More

Thank Audrey A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

the Black Swan is slightly rough local pub, frequented by regulars for both the beer and the food, which is usually a good example of typical pub food -- burgers, fries, etc.

Thank Shawniguy
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We visited the pub at noon on a Wednesday. We were surprised to be the only customers in the place, but within 15 mins there were at least a dozen more people. We ordered lunch (club sandwich and a burger) and when the food arrived...More

Thank Saanich_traveller
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited this neighborhood pub with a hiking group recently. The decor is dated and tired looking. Lots of choices on menu and several specials were offered. Good beer selection. Food was sub par. Everything overcooked and fairly pricey for pub food. Service was very good...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

go in with low expectations and be blown away at how great it is. The food is surprisingly good, service is excellent, and the live music can be great as well.

Thank philipgraham2017
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The black swan has finally changed their menu and has some very good items. I'm in love with the Cajun chicken wrap. Prices seem a little steep but food is very much improved.

Thank islandgurl55
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I met here 20 plus years ago and we still stop in at least once a month for a tasty Swan burger or one of their other specials which change nightly.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been coming here for their wing nights, Mondays & Tuesday, Great wings with lots of variety. However, beware they just increased the price on their liquor $8.00 a pint of beer, which is kinda high but then it said on the menu at...More

1  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Atmosphere a bit of a small town pub, but food good. Interesting location, trust a local place, been there longer than I have and I've lived here over 25 years.

Thank rascalcotton
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Well, it is not the greatest, but edible if your not picky. We ordered Shrimp/fries basket, Veggie Burger, Cajun Chicken wrap and Stuffed Yorkshire. As a vegetarian, I did not read any beef in the menu, and asked if the gravy has meat broth, Tanya...More

Thank Rose S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2890 Shawnigan Lake Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Shawnigan Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-743-5133
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