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“A welcoming family 'Pub' experience” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Longwood Brew Pub & Restaurant

Longwood Brew Pub & Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 320 Restaurants in Nanaimo
Price range: US$6 - US$21
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Fresh and local West Coast cuisine combined with in-house handcrafted Ales and Lagers, all served up in a warm and friendly atmosphere.Longwood Brew Pub is central Vancouver Island's first Brew Pub and Nanaimo's favorite rendezvous destination. Our restaurant, pub and brewery stand proud as the "jewel in the crown" of Longwood Station. Located conveniently on the Island Highway amongst beautiful landscaping and natural West coast wilderness, we are easily accessible from all parts of Nanaimo, as well as ferry terminals and all points north & south on Vancouver Island.
Nanaimo, Canada
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A welcoming family 'Pub' experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

In June, we took out my son and his little family for a light and relaxed supper, and decided on the Longwood Brew Pub. My son had been there once before, and recommended it highly. We checked and, yes, my granddaughter could come along, so we all met there. Well, the food was really good, the ambiance excellent, the service wonderful. We all went home very satisfied.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ladybug_and_BigAl
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2 reviews
“Pre-Concert Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Popped in for dinner before a show at the Port Theatre. I had the Veggie Burger and my daughter had the BBQ Bacon Burger. Both were delicious. The raspberry beer was really good and actually tasted like raspberries unlike some other fruit beers I've tried. We finished off with a slice of Maple Bacon Cheesecake which was awesome! Service was really good. We will be back.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tml1969
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Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Won't be back”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Nice atmosphere and service but the food was average. Sampled the brew and wasn't impressed. Food was standard pub fare with nothing spectacular on the menu. Our waitress was lovely and attentive yet not over bearing. Will take a pass next time.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lacework
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Delicous, relaxing, gracous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

After-hours party. Great dinner. Very helpful, appreciated our business. Food was beautiful, great wine selection. If ever back ther, would definately return.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Kim M
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Burnaby, BC
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79 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Close to our North Nanaimo hotel- so GLAD we ate here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Came for dinner with two friends while staying at Best Western in northern Nanaimo and this was very close by. Also, two of us wanted good seafood and one wanted local craft beer so we all were able to be satisfied. Our server was so FRIENDLY and KNOWLEDGEABLE, dealing with each one of us perfectly and with a nice smile.
We enjoyed each item we ordered- appys and entrees. Food was prepared very well, all seafood quite fresh and cooked appropriately. Our beer aficionado was quite pleased with his brew produced on-premises.
We sat outside and enjoyed the perfect weather and quieter atmosphere on the upstairs patio. Meanwhile, downstairs was filled with folks having a good time, playing pool, darts and drinking beer. Upstairs inside was more formal - there was a spot to please any kind of diner!
I will definitely return when in the area again.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mcbill58
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