A family-owned and operated microbrewery in the heart of downtown Nanaimo.

Founded by two brothers and their dad, Cliffside Brewing has a stylish tasting room and an outdoor patio with lots of room to enjoy a beer tasting. The brewery is tucked in the plaza behind White Sails Brewing, a location that is ideally situated for meeting up with friends or to round off a romantic stroll along the harbour waterfront.

Cliffside often has a food truck parked outside, and also offers delicious chicken wings. Growlers are available for purchase and fill (or refill), and there is an onsite cooler with freshly filled cans to go.


Beer Service

  • Full Draught Service
    Draught Beer By the Glass
  • Growler Fills
  • Single-Batch/Pilot Brews
  • Sour Beer Production


  • Family Friendly
    you can bring the kids
  • Gender neutral washrooms
  • Merchandise
    shirts, hats available for sale
  • Patio
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Food Service

  • Food Truck(s)
    a food truck will be parked close by
  • Snacks
    Light Snacks Available

What Else?

  • Board Games
  • Cider
  • Delivery
    Check with brewery for more details
  • Take-Out
    Check with brewery for more details

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