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#21 Rob Randall

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 07:22 PM

Yeah, I noticed the new signs, too. A good start. It's technically my neighbourhood pub but truthfully I'd rather go east to Maude Hunters or the Smuggler's Cove in Cordova Bay. The interior of the Monkey Tree hasn't been changed since the 80s and it shows. It's not as bad as The Bird of Paradise pub but that's not saying much.


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Posted 19 February 2015 - 08:43 AM

I've been once. Found it full of cougars, and had a couple of drunks. Meh.



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Posted 19 February 2015 - 08:52 AM

Monkey Tree Pub has finally updated their signage, looks much more urban and less... well... tacky. Now if they'd paint the exterior of their building a more urban colour, I imagine it's get people to go in and see if things have changed.

I drive by it twice a day, every weekday and have never set foot in it. And it's technically my 'neighbourhood pub' I suppose. Don't know if it's even kid-friendly. It's such an odd location and entrance!


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Posted 19 February 2015 - 09:48 AM

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The title of the thread is misleading though -  unless of course the pub IS closed tonight. :squint:


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#25 Mike K.

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 10:25 PM

Fixed!
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Posted 24 February 2015 - 12:09 AM

I've been once. Found it full of cougars, and had a couple of drunks. Meh.

Oh boy could have so much fun with this.......



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Posted 24 February 2015 - 09:06 AM

Is there a Cougar pub crawl ?

 

Don't see many Cougars in downtown Vic. Am I looking in the wrong places ?



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Posted 24 February 2015 - 06:23 PM

The Clubhouse in the Strathcona .... Can't miss them

 

http://www.strathcon...eClubhouse.aspx

 

Is there a Cougar pub crawl ?

 

Don't see many Cougars in downtown Vic. Am I looking in the wrong places ?


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Posted 26 February 2015 - 06:16 PM

Is there a Cougar pub crawl ?

 

Don't see many Cougars in downtown Vic. Am I looking in the wrong places ?

Also Upstairs...big time. 


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#30 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 07:06 AM

No kids allowed in Monkey Tree.
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<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#31 manuel

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 08:02 PM

That doesn't allow proper cougaring. ...
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#32 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 06:47 PM

Seems a bit underwhelming to me...

 

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<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#33 Rob Randall

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 08:10 PM

They recently finished an extensive renovation but it looks like it was mostly to the back of the house.

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#34 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 08:30 PM

If I'm celebrating 30 years of my pub - one of the first neighbourhood pubs in all of BC - I'm whipping it up for at least a week.   And my picture of Tal Bachman will be a lot better.  He looks half hockey mullet guy and half this guy:

 

 


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<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#35 Rob Randall

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 08:38 PM

^Isn't it the tenth anniversary of your pub The London Arms?

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#36 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 08:44 PM

^Isn't it the tenth anniversary of your pub The London Arms?

 

No, only the 8th.  We opened it on February 29th, 2008.  The just-under-roof signage has survived over 8 years.  Not sure if the province will take it down now.


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#37 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 08:48 PM

^Isn't it the tenth anniversary of your pub The London Arms?

 

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<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#38 johnk

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 11:01 PM

VHF thank you for that great link to pubs of the past, especially the Ingy. Its fun stuff to learn about my adopted city.

 



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