Canoe
Brewpub

EST. 1994 | Victoria

Craft beer goes perfectly with heritage architecture and one of the best patios in the province.

The City Lights Building was built in 1894 to house the coal-fired generators that powered Victoria’s original streetlights. Just past its 100th birthday, the brick-clad, green-roofed building underwent a major restoration to the tune of $6 million, re-opening as the Canoe Brewpub in 1996. An excellent kitchen and beautiful interior keep it popular more than 20 years later. No doubt part of the attraction is the excellent patio—possibly the city’s best—which faces west and is perched on the edge of the Upper Harbour. Sailors, take note: Canoe operates its own marina.

Features

Beer Service

  • Full Draught Service
    Draught Beer By the Glass
  • Growler Fills
    Growler & Growler Fills Available
  • Retail
    Cans and/or bottles available for purchase
  • Samples & Flights
    4oz samples available

Experience

  • Family Friendly
    you can bring the kids
  • Has Tours
    offers guided tours of their facility

Food Service

  • Brewpub or Restaurant
    expect tables, chairs, menus and meal options

What Else?

  • Merchandise
    shirts, hats available for sale
Fun Fact:

The Victoria Harbour Ferry company operates a fleet of boats based at Canoe’s marina with stops all around the Inner Harbour. The ferries offer a great way to get around the harbour or to go on a sightseeing tour from a unique vantage point.

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