The bent mast offers a variety of locally sourced craft beer with a home style pub menu.
Established in 1995
Construction on The House began in 1984 - Forty years after the first settlers arrived in Victoria, and just twenty- two years after the incorporation of the City of VIctoria. The House was a year old when the "last spike" of the Trans Canada Railroad was pounded... more
Located in a small neighborhood west of downtown Victoria in a building from 1864, the Bent Mast has mixed reviews in Yelp yet I found it was a very good pub food tavern with live music.
Live music was playing courtesy of two local women. It was pretty good and the house was packed with locals. There isn't a lot of seating inside, maybe enough for thirty or so but they do have a large patio... more
You're not coming here for the mediocre pub food, but instead for people watching. It's a local hot spot. If you're a tourist, this is a must if you're looking for a spot to have a pint (decent selection of local beer) and feel like a local.
An easy-going, casual, soup and salad, burger and fries pub in one of those lovely old houses in downtown Victoria.
Set in a charming old house, the Bent Mast is a warren of different spaces where you can enjoy some fine pub grub, a pint or two, and maybe even a live performance. Regional musicians often entertain here, playing mostly folk, acoustic, Irish and bluegrass tunes. The Victoria Nautical Song Circle meets here regularly, too, and guests are welcome to join in the fun as the group sings traditional... more