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Crow & Gate Pub

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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2313 Yellow Point Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1W5, Canada
250 722 3731
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are local Nanaimo-ites and are regulars at the Crow & Gate. Can't recommend it enough! Atmosphere is amazing, whether you choose to sit inside or outside in the lovely garden. We generally choose inside as we like the dark, cozy interiors, the huge fireplace, and the many windows where you can sit and watch the birds coming to the... More 

Thank yusqueya
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub is sooo cute and cozy in the winter and has beautiful gardens (and patio) to enjoy in the summer! Anytime we are passing Nanaimo we stop off at the crow & gate and are never disappointed! Consistent and always friendly service, delicious food, and an authentic and laid back atmosphere make this one a must if you are... More 

Thank lindsay r
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful venue, fresh, local food, and great service with good prices! Try the Ploughman's lunch and the pecan pie with a Merrydale Cider! Delicious!

Thank Anabelle L
Surrey, Canada
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us met there at 3 pm with the intention of having an early dinner. We wanted to sit outside, but tables were all taken, so we waited inside for about 20 min. to get an outside table. We ordered our dinner around 4:45, but didn't receive it until 1 hour later. Server mixed up 1 order. Food was... More 

Thank Berthab41
Vancouver, Canada
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186 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides the beautifully manicured gardens that surround this very unique, English style pub, you have some of the best culinary delights found on Vancouver Island. Did I mention the delicious beer on tap? The service is great and the 'pub food' is the best around. House made crab cakes, pan friend oysters, shrimp salad....just to mention a few. Absolutely the... More 

Thank Miriamborysbusby
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208 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there on the advice of a friend and we were not disappointed. This place probably is more authentic English pub than the ones in England now! There is a good selection of beers and the menu has a lot of English favorites like the ploughman's, scotch eggs, fish and chips. We sampled the scotch eggs and the ploughman's... More 

Thank SergeOttawa
Washington State
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is basically self-serve, order at the bar. My crab cakes were uninspired but friend's salmon chowder a hit. We got there for a very late lunch and only then did it begin to clear out a bit. This place is hopping, filled with charm. Service was friendly (taking and delivering orders... not actual table service). Took 45 minutes for... More 

Thank kayaklady2
Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 6, celebrating an anniversary waited almost two hours for food and left after still not being served and being told there were still orders ahead of ours - although a party of four that were sitting at the same table received their food after only waiting for about an hour! Unbelievably bad service and poor excuses such... More 

Thank westheartgal2016
Grande Prairie, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great atmosphere, friendly staff. Take the time to head south of Nanaimo to this spot.

Thank Tamara_VanT
Belcarra, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends took us to this gem. First pub in BC. Authentic British style. Gorgeous setting with outdoor garden seating. They don't have an appies menu but they did have a lovely shareable plate of cheese, crackers and other goodies that we enjoyed with our pint. The sausage with chutney is a must add to the plate.

Thank Monique M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2313 Yellow Point Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 250 722 3731

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