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Cheshire Cheese Inn

4585 Dunbar Street, Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6S2G7, Canada (Dunbar)
+1 604-224-2521
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: English
Neighborhood: Dunbar
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- Aug 9, 2014
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English first
Calgary
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Dropped into this quirky neighbourhood pub for supper and I wasn't disappointed. Tried the lamb leg with savoury mint sauce and the Lamb actually tasted like lamb. I have found the lamb at more big chain restaurants is more like beef so this was a pleasant surprise. The savour mint sauce was tad too savoury but didn't ruin the meal.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our family has dined at the Cheshire Cheese for some 20+ years. It's a relaxing atmosphere where the entire family can enjoy some good home-cooked traditional style pub food. A favourite has been Toad-In-The-Hole, British Bangers clothed in Yorkshire pudding and dressed with steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy. Whenever the urge or occasion came up it was an easy... More

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Alberta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My sister had heard about the prime rib special on Friday Nights so headed out. Very English style pub. Menu had a wide range of selections. My sister had the prime rib, mum had the bangers and mash and I had the cottage pie. Food was good and portions were generous. Atmosphere was good however being a Friday night it... More

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Had breakfast here last Sunday. No wait for a table, pleasant English pub type atmosphere and the food was great. We had the British Breakfast and eggs bene. British Breakfast is 2 eggs any style, bacon, pork sausage, baked beans, grilled tomato, fried potatoes and toast for only $10. We found plenty of free street parking. If you have kids... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Somewhat reminiscent of a typical British pub, with enough atmosphere to make any nostalgia buffs happy. The menu has British classics included with West Coast fare. There were a few delectable selections I'd like to go back and sample at a future time. Televisions are strategically placed for sports lovers - appropriately, women's 'footy' was on when we were there.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We have visited this Pub on a regular basis on our trips to Vancouver. Good British style pub, food is as you would expect, with a very British selection. Atmosphere and service is very good and enjoyable. There are several TV's situated in the pub and can conveniently watch a football (soccer) match if available.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Low key, warm, friendly, dated British atmosphere makes this a nice place to meet some friends for a drink. A really delicious and generous cheese plate is my favourite menu item. Great place to go after seeing a movie down the street at the Dunbar Theatre.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fact is you can't get a true English pub anywhere else than England. Dog indoors by the fire, overweight barman with a filthy tea towel draped over his shoulder and a load of fun British banter. This place goes some way however just with the obsessive Canadian 'health & safety' mixed in. Food was adequate we had the English breakfast... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I went there just for a quick bite and discovered this little gem of a place on Dunbar. The food- great- and a really large selection. The place- nicely done in mock-Tudor style , like a standard British pub BUT not tacky/cheesy! The service- the waitress, very fast and courteous, none of the rudeness like at Go Fish! The atmosphere-... More

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Vancouver, BC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I actually like his place, but more for nostalgic reasons as I have been coming here since I was a kid. The food is okay, with some odd pub fare such as toad in the hole. There are some interesting characters here... Worth checking out, but certainly don't expect haute cuisine

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