More than just an Irish Pub, the Blarney Stone is Vancouver's Institution for Irish Food, Entertainment, and Atmosphere. Voted Best Irish pub in Vancouver again last year, the Blarney Stone offers a unique pub experience by day and rip roaring, feet stomping good times by night.
As a traditional Irish pub, we have seating options from cozy booth snugs and large wing back loungers,... more
Party like it’s St. Paddy’s Day in this wood and brick dance hall where Killarney, the long-standing house band, plays Irish hits for a raucous audience
Barely legal North Shore kids and first-year UBC arts students Music Irish drinking songs (not classic Celtic tunes)
Night to go
Wednesday, to avoid the long weekend lines
10 p.m.-2 a.m. Wed-Sat
A popular weekend spot, the line up starts fairly early (usually by nine or ten o'clock). By Vancouver standards, the Blarney Stone is the perfect place to bring a large group because of the long wooden tables and benches that encourage conversation and offer group seating. With a bar both upstairs and down, the lineups are short and the service is friendly.
Largely crowded... more
Food is terrible. I feel for people who think this is a 'typical' Irish pub. The only thing Irish about it is the name! No Irish staff, expensive drinks, and no atmosphere. Try the Irish Heather right next door instead if you want authentic Irish.
This place is okay. It's your typical Irish pub, with two levels, live music, and a dance floor. Seeing as the Foggy Dew Irish Pub is five minutes from my house, I can't really justify going all the way downtown to pay cover for something that I can enjoy closer, and for free entry and coat check!
The two times I've been have been just okay. They have a fun list of shots you can order. I think... more
I had supper this evening at the Blarney Stone.
It's a big pub ... they have lots of room in the back and upstairs. But everyone was sitting in the front, near the open windows and at the bar.
I saw a woman pouring her beer into a water bottle, which she put into her purse before she left. Hmmmm ...
When she and the fella she was with left, I moved over to their table as it was on the patio.... more
Traditional Irish pub fare and fun finger food feature on the menu at this wood-trimmed Gastown haunt. Dance floor and live bands. Open late. $. L/D (daily), brunch (Sa-Su).
Blarney Stone offers these services: cabarets, pub, restaurant, pubs.
Always featuring lively Celtic house bands on the weekends, this Gastown-area bar packs in a crowd that is growing along with their reputation as a midsize live-music destination. Recent renovations include a new, larger stage, an improved sound system and better seating. A mezzanine offers another great sightline to the entertainment which also features touring artists and high-drawing local... more