Category: watering hole

  • Surly Mermaid in Sidney BC (happyhour/restaurant review)

    Surly Mermaid in Sidney BC (happyhour/restaurant review)

    My go-to place to stop in for a quick drink in Sidney.  Feels like I’ve been in close to a dozen times in the past 12 months, now.  Mostly this summer. The initial hook was it’s the only place on the peninsula that has a peanut butter burger on the menu.  (No one else I’ve…

  • ?️‍? Friends of Dorothy cocktail lounge in Victoria BC highkey SUCKS ngl

    So this was a destination outing for my girlfriend’s slightly normier married friends who live in the outer burbs, and looking back at the photos on Gmaps that I screenshotted for reference before going, I should have realized that that’s the whole vibe.  This isn’t a queer bar, this isn’t even a gay bar.  It’s…

  • Samz Pub in Langley BC (#live happyhour review)

      2:27pm, Saturday, 9/23/23 At Samz with my fiancée and her roomie.  The roomie and I have both ordered the cheap-o 20oz glass of house beer.   Somewhere on maps or something my lady saw a $4.50 happy hour sleeve of lager.  They don’t do that anymore.  I was excited enough anyway, 20oz is four ounces…

  • Smuggler’s Cove Pub in Victoria BC (happyhour review)

    Smuggler’s Cove Pub in Victoria BC (happyhour review)

    Basically just came in so my gf could use the washroom and get a quick nibble, but I decided to check to see if predrinking dinner at Shiki made any sense (spoiler: it made sense enough). Picked it at random based off wanting to drive to/through the area playing pokemon go.  Wasn’t sure if I’d…