Who doesn't love a pub? Steeped in tradition and devoted to camaraderie, these neighborhood hangouts charm everyone. Plus, what kind of complaint could you have for a place that serves hefty pints, savory pub grub, and a constant dose of hospitality? We choose only the best pubs in Victoria to give you a feel for how good these places can be. Enjoy a glass of your favorite ale, a plate of fish and chips, and all the tall tales you can bear. Although Six Mile Pub is a tradition in town, all of our Victoria pubs easily deliver the feel-good experience you're craving.

Christie's Pub at the Carriage House


This fun pub is located in a large Queen Anne-style house. Outdoor seating is available, but on rainy days you'll want to be inside playing darts or watching one of the big-screen televisions. There are more than 25 varieties of beer on tap,...  Read More

Sticky Wicket Pub & Restaurant


Victoria's British roots are in evidence at The Sticky Wicket. The wood interiors and antique glass showcase cricket and sport themed rooms, including a game room with darts. Guinness and microbrews are on tap, along with traditional pub fare....  Read More

Darcy's Wharf Street Pub


This pub is a wonderful place to relax with a pint while you enjoy the harbour view and live music several nights a week. There about 20 beers on tap, many of them microbrews, and a nice selection of ciders and cocktails from which to choose as...  Read More

Penny Farthing Pub


Perhaps the most authentic of all of Victoria's authentic British and Irish pubs, the Penny Farthing owes much of its ambience to its atmospheric Oak Bay location. There's no place more British than Oak Bay Village, except Great Britain itself....  Read More

Garrick's Head Pub


One of the oldest traditional English pubs in Canada, the Garrick's Head is about as authentic as it gets outside of the UK. Cozy up to the fireplace with a pint of Bass and a local to chat with, or lounge outside on the patio with a local...  Read More

Maude Hunter's Pub


People like this place, and have since it opened about two decades ago. Some folks will tell you it's the hearty pub grub that makes Maude's so popular, others will assert that the beer selection makes it great. But probably the single most...  Read More

Smuggler's Cove Pub & Liquor Store


Victoria is renowned for its British aura – there are nearly as many pubs here as there are in the UK itself. Each has its own persona, and the vast majority of them are clean, fun places to have a quick meal or a couple of drinks. Smuggler's...  Read More

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Six Mile Pub


Established in 1855, this is the oldest pub in British Columbia. Popular with bootleggers during Prohibition, the pub is now a hit with Victoria locals who come here to enjoy the 22 draught beers on tap and to snack on steak and mushroom pie...  Read More



Since 1894 this pub and restaurant, located 17 miles from Victoria City Hall, has welcomed weary travelers and local revelers alike. The cozy atmosphere includes a 150-year-old piano (slightly out of tune!), darts in the game room and chess by...  Read More

Irish Times


Dublin may be more than 4500 miles away, but you can be there in a few minutes! Irish Times is a carefully planned traditional Irish pub brimming with authenticity. The pub's two floors are a second home to many Victorians, who appreciate the...  Read More