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TC Lions Pub

#543 of 2,889 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American, British
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888 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3N8, Canada
+1 604-488-8602
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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North Vancouver, Canada
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168 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good spot for visitors to Vancouver to have a casual drink and snack close to the convention centre and cruise ship terminals. They have a good selection of local craft beer and get extra points for having branded glasses to match each brew. They also have many familiar multi-national beer brands - but this is an easy... More 

Thank NorthVanDMo
North Bay
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a pint of "Trading Post Oatmeal Stout" and it was by far one of the best stouts I have had. Highly recommended. They also offer a good varied of local craft draft beers, as well as imported draft and bottled brew. Unfortunately we did not have time to eat but it all looked good. Next time.

Thank FarnorthGold
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great selection of craft beer. The menu had a number of British dishes. The steak and Guinness pie was delicious. Service was friendly and prompt. I was well looked after. I will definitely return to sample more of the menu.

Thank Simon A
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here for a staff dinner last week. We were a group of 20-30 people and everything was alright at first. The food was ok but we weren't told the specials or anything. The service was a bit slow and not overly welcoming but satisfactory. Unfortunately, things began to go really badly when the server began to scold some of... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped here on Saturday afternoon. The service was good. There was not a lot of selection in my drink of choice. The prices were too expensive. We were not told of the specials or happy hour.

Thank Naj M
Whitby, Canada
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had lunch and was pleased with the service and the food. The servers were attentive and the food was well prepared and quick. I was surprised to read some of the other negative comments but it could be the difference between the afternoon and evening. It can be loud because it is fairly open - so in that sense, it's... More 

Thank Gman860
Syracuse, New York
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The food was good for a pub, but there were issues with the acoustics of the room. ANY loud person made it sound like folks were yelling. The food was decent but pricey for a pub.

Thank The_Traveling_Ben
Vancouver, Canada
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227 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We made a reservation for 4 a few days before going to the restaurant. Unfortunately, there was no sign of our reservation when we got to the restaurant. However, we found a table for 4 next to the window so that was good. We would have preferred to sit outside but there were no available tables. This is clearly a... More 

Thank IAG2608
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166 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We asked the manager in the afternoon if our group of 20 or so, aged from 45 to 70, could meet for drinks and a meal later in the day. However from the moment we arrived, the entire staff seemed inhospitable. Slow service, no smiles, arrogant replies to any questions. However we pushed on and ordered meals with sadly a... More 

Thank jt2407
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is my constant go to place for casual downtown business lunches and after work drinkies. Always great service and always interesting beers on tap. Nice patio. Free hi speed wifi.

Thank Gerry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3N8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-488-8602

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

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