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Old Saltery Pub

Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-928-3131
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“salmon” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the meal was first rate and lots of it. Good menu and friendly, fast service really far better than I was expecting particularly given the lack of competition in this tiny town

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. The cook discussed with me my allergies and prepared a special meal for me. I really appreciated and enjoyed my food. As a dessert I had a sighting of two river otters eating in the harbour.

Thank AnneCe1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only pub in Telegraph Cove, it is a lovely setting, with great views from the end of the broad walk. We ate twice at the pub as staying locally there was not much else to choose from. I had the Greek salad, which I was...More

Thank Babsbennett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in after getting of the grizzly watching tour boat. Quant bar with lots of choice. Enjoyed a beer in the sun outside. Lovely.

Thank 186Steve
Reviewed September 15, 2017

we walked in and two menus were sort of thrown at us and we were told to find a seat. We left but came back as we realized this was the only pub open in Telegraph Cove. Things improved a lot from there. We had...More

Thank badgirl56
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is an unusual place with lots to look at.The food was excellent .They offer a salmon BBQ too.Staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank 1945happytraveller
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Friendly staff. The seafood chowder was delicious and the fish & chips were great. Portions were generous.

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed August 17, 2017

There's a fairly limited selection of places to eat and drink in Telegraph Cove but this is a perfectly fine place for a beer and some food. We stopped in on a Sunday night and although there weren't that many customers, getting seated was a...More

Thank Meaghan B
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Food was ok, not great, but the atmosphere was nice, the service prompt and the staff friendly. Under 18s can be served food before 10pm so long as they are accompanied by an adult.

Thank KMGeneva
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Standing on the boardwalk in Telegraph Cove we were really wanting to have fresh fish, preferably wild salmon for our evening meal. All of the selections where either farmed fish or frozen. Disappointing

Thank polomom62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
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
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