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“Can't be beat”
Review of Crow & Gate Pub

Crow & Gate Pub
Ranked #4 of 321 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Nanaimo, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Can't be beat”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

I've never had a bad meal here. The garden is fantastic, just sit out there and enjoy your meal or drink. The menu is simple, but delicious and the prices are reasonable. From $12 - $16 for lunch. They also have a Farmer's Market on Saturdays.

  • Visited August 2012
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English first
Gig Harbor, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Our Favorite Place near Nanaimo, B.C.”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

If only all taverns could be this cool! We've been going to the Crow & Gate for at least eight years, whenever we visit the area. It has consistently been a highlight for us, whether it is raining and we stay inside, where the dark wood & comfortable seating feels like it is straight out of the UK countryside, or on warm late summer days when we can eat outside in their amazing and gorgeous gardens. A changing menu, featured on the blackboard near the bar where you order. This is a classic public house and not to be missed.

  • Visited September 2012
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Antigua, Guatemala
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Charming English Pub”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

We were visiting family in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island this September and were fortunate to experience this lovely establishment. A short drive out of town into a country setting takes you to a European oasis with manicured gardens and English flair. We felt immediately transported to Great Britain, duck pond and all. The casual pub atmosphere with its multitude of beers on tap, some from micro-breweries and picnic style seating in the gardens is magical. I enjoyed crab cakes and my friends, the steak and kidney pie. Portions were generous and delicious, ending with a sumptuous bread pudding. Not to be missed if you're in Nanaimo.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank CookingDiva57
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Victoria, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Relax & Enjoy the view”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Makes a nice destination lunch in a classic car. Long ‘gravel’ driveway leads up to duck pond in front of the Old English style pub, we’re been there a few times (in our Classic car & with our car club) for lunch only, order at the bar, grab a drink and go sit outside on the picnic tables and enjoy the mountain views and garden smells in the warm sun. Would make an ideal place for a wedding. Food and service has always been excellent, crab cakes and meat pies very yummy, sandwich’s are HUGE. Definitely will be back next summer..

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Whitesands13
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Seattle, Washington
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“nice place”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

beautiful grounds, good beer, good pub food. Why do I have to type in at least 50 characters to submit this?

Visited September 2012
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