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Old Saltery Pub

Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-928-3131
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great food, great staff, great location, and finally great history. Loved it. Situated above the ocean right in the harbor of this historic old dockside town. Will Love to return over and over.

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Had to watch it and not taste too quickly. Can't be discerning when drinking it by the pint just to quench one's thirst!

Thank Duff P
Reviewed 9 September 2016

nice pub with good beers and a great deck outside overlooking the bay and marina. Wonderful place for a drink after a Grizzly Bear tour or Kayaking

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a very tasty meal in a booth iverlooking the marina. Impressed with the food and service (I never have high expectations in small communities) but was nicely surprised :)

Thank HippieKitty
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We drove up to Telegraph Cove for lunch. Had the chowder and were not disappointed. Served with pita. Outstanding quality and lovely charm. Beautiful stained glass on entry doors.

Thank PapaSteveF
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A wonderful pub on the boardwalk in Telegraph Cove with great food and wonderful, hard working staff! Enjoyed our meals & drinks here very much and the scenery out the windows is magnificent.

Thank krsthom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

There aren't many places to eat in Telegraph Cove. From what i could tell the Old Saltery Pub and The Killer Whale Cafe have the same menu anyway. They are next door on the boardwalk with an outdoor balcony overlooking the marina - a really...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

On a rainy evening the Old Saltery Pub is a great place to head for dinner. Great atmosphere in the restaurant a good beer and a hearty portion of food.

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Telegraph Cove is an iconic destination and this "pub" on stilts is at the heart of this historic spot filled with fascinating facts about the colonisation of Vancouver Island, encounters with wildlife and the people who made it all possible. Not what I would call...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We have now visited 3 times, twice after whale watching trips. Our family group ordered a large degree of what was on offer on the menu. Without exception the food was delicious and came in sizeable portions. Service was quick, polite and friendly. The servers...More

2  Thank PapaLazarou2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Telegraph Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 250-928-3131