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Crown & Anchor

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Bar, Pub, Canadian
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6120 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
+1 250-757-9444
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Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have driven by this place many times and finally decided to stop. Loved the look of the old building. Unfortunately, that's about the only good thing I can say about this pub. It was a Saturday night and we arrived around 7:00. It wasn't that busy and server was quick to take our order and bring our drinks. We didn't... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

we just had a few appys and split them.Popcorn shrimp, cod bites, and sweet potato fries. Pub food, but tasted good and was made up fresh. The fries were handcut. All Good! Waitress was very friendly and helpful. The pub is very old and seems to have many hills in it. (warped floors) It adds to its charm.

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Thank lizziebordenis
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food here is very good, better than average pub fare. Yes, it isn't the fanciest place around but between the food, the service and the regulars we really enjoyed ourselves when we were here for lunch recently. I had the chicken burger and my husband went for the salmon burger. Both were really delicious and fresh tasting. The fries... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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131 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband & I stopped in here for lunch and drinks and enjoyed the whole experience. Great old bar with friendly owner, along with great service and very tasty food. No minors allowed though as it is a bar!

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Thank krsthom
calgary
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

There are lots of really quite startlingly good places to eat on this part of Van Island. I've been really surprised. The last time I was up this far on the island was as a teen with my parents, (a long time ago) when all you could eat was an overcooked "hamburger deluxe", grossly fried oysters and watery clam chowder.... More 

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The food here is actually pretty good and the young girl who has served us is very friendly and a pro.....but we just won't be returning anymore because it has just gotten too dirty. Everything needs cleaning, including the filthy walls. Its just not appealing to eat somewhere where you can see food and drink and grease all over the... More 

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Thank IslandGal1969
Coquitlam, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is a typical Roadhouse. We had the wings and Caesar special. The Caesar was very good as were the wings. The menu had a good variety. If having wine I would stick with the house wine as the others seem to be open beyond there prime. Excellent service. Worth dropping in.

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Thank Alice W
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Been here a few times now. Salmon burger is excellent, as is the beef burgers and fish and chips. We always have the same hostess/waitress and she is super friendly and great. Food has always been good, big portions, fair pricing. The inside needs a revamp though very badly, as carpets and walls/decor are very dirty and lots of sticky... More 

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Thank TheTravelingVivienne
Manitoba, Canada
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830 reviews
539 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Stopped in on a trip home from Courtenay. It was the sign for the steak sandwich special for $13.95 that caught our eyes, so we doubled back to check it out. Very old establishment, with lots of character. Clientele seemed to be mostly locals that were familiar and at home in the place. Very fast service, friendly wait staff, with... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Have been here a few times now. Salmon burger, Cheeseburger, Fish and chips all excellent. Very fast service and service is usually great. Went last week though and really noticed how badly the carpets need major cleaning and the overall pub needs some paint and TLC....its giving off that grubby vibe now. Good food though...just needs a damn good cleaning.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6120 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-757-9444

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