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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 good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck burger” (7 reviews)
“sampler” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (18 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
506 Pandora Ave | Swans Suite Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal, service, and beer was so good the first time we went back again....hot items served on hot plates plates is hard to find these days...as well the honestly friendly staff had lots tips about the area.

Thank footdoctor7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in late on a Monday night when very little is open and walked into this pub for a quick bite. The service was excellent with the server being very friendly and helpful regarding portion sizes, etc. (I wish I could remember his name but...More

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here to try some of their beers and grab something to eat. We were able to sit right next to the open windows, which was nice. Their beer was very good and a flight of beer had 4 decently sized glasses of different...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downtown location is lively, lots of people coming and going. The wrap around glassed veranda is a great place to watch people and enjoy the weather. Good food, with quick friendly service. A pleasant dining experience. I recommend this place very much.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite brewpub in Victoria based on those I have been to yet. I've been in twice now and both times were wonderful. The server was friendly and attentive on both visits. The food was delicious as was the beer. I like that...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very good black-bean burger with yam fries. Service is good and lots of seating for large groups. A local favourite.

Thank violetsunderfoot
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Swans used to be an awesome place for brewpub beer that was pretty solid, with good food. I remember the Oatmeal Stout and (for the more adventurous) the Coconut Porter were fantastic and affordable. The place was in good shape, and it was a fun,...More

Thank lbjb83
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a lovely server (Jason). The ambiance was great - we were sitting beside a very pretty window box which was visited by bees and butterflies. Service was wonderful and the roast beef dip sandwich tasted great. The beer and house wine were very...More

Thank marmich754
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Sample many brews here! Something for everyone. Although my husband has found that most brews in Victoria were not hoppy enough for him and tended toward citrus.

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Good selection of local beer, fairly standard pub menu, but with very fair prices for really good quality food. Friendly and helpful staff, very pleasant setting, particularly out in the glassed-in patio.

Thank Marion J
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Questions & Answers
Wayne B
15 June 2016|
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Response from at_Swans | Property representative |
Yes, minors are welcome until 10pm.
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
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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