Whether you are looking to dress in head to toe green or simply fancy a delicious brew (some green, some not), here are a few pubs worth visiting if you're in Vancouver on March 17th.
Established in 1972, the Blarney Stone is the longest running Irish Pub in the City of Vancouver and arguably the most recognized pub in British Columbia. More than just an Irish pub, the Blarney Stone is Vancouver’s institution for Irish inspired food, Irish entertainment, and Irish atmosphere. Voted best Irish pub in Vancouver, the Blarney stone is a local favourite and popular tourist destination. offering a unique pub experience by day and rip roaring, foot stomping good time by night.
Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery
Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery is a new addition to Vancouver’s thriving craft beer scene, located in the heart of the Brewery Creek/Mount Pleasant district. The full scale brewery offers brewery tours and tastings, a beer store with growler fill bar, and also features a full service restaurant & lounge serving beer-inspired dishes with live & local music many nights a week.
Yaletown Brewing Co.
The Yaletown Brewing Company is Vancouver's original and brewpub. Founded in 1994, just as the former warehouse district of Yaletown was just beginning to emerge as a destination for businesses and residents, the YBC was built with the vision of being a true neighbourhood pub - a welcoming gathering place whether you arrived dressed in a suit or flip-flops.
Steamworks Brewing Company
Since it's opening in 1995, Steamworks has been a favourite of Vancouver locals and visitors alike. Steamworks gets its name from the famous Gastown steam line that runs through the premises. The Gastown Brewing Company, which is located onsite and brews Steamworks beers, uses steam to fire its kettles. The instant heat of steam allows for greater brewing finesse, and most importantly great tasting beer.
Mahony & Sons - Stamps Landing
Traditional and contemporary Irish influences come together inspired by age-old taverns in Ireland. The restaurants feature embellished hardwood mouldings, inlaid stone, celtic artwork, and genuine bric-a-brac. The ceilings are unique, incorporating striking Celtic artwork painted by Irish artists, and the traditional warm Irish feel is reinforced by double sided fireplaces that face into the restaurants and out onto the large patios.