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Rocking Horse Pub Ltd

$$ - $$$, ,
2038 Sanders Rd, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9C2, Canada
+1 250-468-1735
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (22 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
“pork cutlet” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
$$ - $$$
2038 Sanders Rd, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9C2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was an unexpected discovery and we don't regret it. Good food, nice patio. There is a lot of space for a bigger party.

Thank Jics22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The good stuff..... great peaceful location and relaxing English pub atmosphere. Homemade pies and friendly waitresses. Less than amazing.... no local IPA or other Phillips or Vancouver Island beers. Alexander Kiefs in a bottle?! Slow food service. Previously frozen store bought hamburger patties with no...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Several years in a row we have tried to arrange a Friday night meal for about 15. Even though we spoke to the pub several times in advance they were unable to provide reasonable food service. Drinks no problem. Food orders at 7 pm could...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Wonderfully cozy pub/restaurant in a converted house. Lots of charm and atmosphere. And great prime rib!

Thank Charleyhorses
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We ate here twice this week since we are here on vacation. The first time was a Thursday night and we were a bit late. We ordered the cod and chips but found there was only 1 piece of cod left. My husband changed his...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the Special for our Sunday night dinner of Roast beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes, broccoli, green beans with yummy gravy and Horseradish with a bite @ $17.95 worth it! We asked if we could split the meal and that was no problem! Ordered the...More

1  Thank patriciae648
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We stopped on the way home. Timing was perfect and we were hungry and tired. They had the best soup and garlic bread that night. We also had a fantastic burger as well. It is a beautiful spot ,cosy and warm and great staff. Highly...More

Thank marimbagirl
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I've been to the Rocking Horse Pub three times in the last few months, the experience was the same each time. The location is a charming rural setting off the beaten path. Pub food is the offered fare, no complaints there. Average selection of beers...More

Thank Restless_S0ul
Reviewed 9 January 2018

3 times we've tried and all 3 times the service - or lack thereof - has been a big issue. We're done now. The last time the service was the worst we've had anywhere at any time - and the restaurant was not busy. We...More

Thank Prairieschooner2
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I enjoy the nearby pub. Favorite meals include the Big Moth Burger and the Chipotle Chicken Wrap.

Thank P314CJsandrah
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28 May 2017|
Response from dbez56 | Reviewed this property |
Not really any GF options, no dress code, the have an awesome outdoor patio but not sure if dogs are allowed. I would says chances are good though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2038 Sanders Rd, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanoose Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-468-1735
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