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#1 Mike K.

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Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:48 PM

The team behind the former Fort Street Cafe (below the hobby shop on Fort Street) and PicNic are teaming up with the Superior's former chef and opening Northern Quarter, a restaurant that will also act as a music venue, at 1724 Douglas Street in the former Silver Threads space immediately across from The Hudson.

 

The targeted opening date is May, 2015.

 

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#2 Rob Randall

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Posted 03 February 2015 - 10:55 PM

Good for them but in a way I'm disappointed because that building is at the end of its natural life and the site is prime for redevelopment worthy of its location.


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#3 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 29 March 2015 - 02:12 PM

COMING IN MAY 2015... NORTHERN QUARTER

Benji Duke of the Fort Street Cafe and Torin Egan of the Superior Cafe have teamed up to bring you a community inspired restaurant venue that tastes as good as it sounds.

A modern interpretation of a public house, Northern Quarter will offer local, seasonal cuisine, selected bar menu and inspired live performance. You can expect refreshing happy hours, a relaxed dining experience and well presented late night entertainment.

https://www.facebook.com/northquart

 

 

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#4 nagel

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:25 PM

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Due to the limited number of words starting with "Qu", I am going to assume this is going to be a retail location called "Northern Quilts".  This is across from the Victoria Public Market on Douglas between Fisgard and Herald, right next to Money Mart.

 

I think there used to be some type of seniors club here before.  Often those doors were slightly ajar and you could hear ping pong being played in there.



#5 29er Radio

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:29 PM

I think it is going to be a bar restaurant


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#6 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:32 PM

Northern Quarter:

 

https://www.facebook.com/northquart


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#7 nagel

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:37 PM

oh that is certainly more useful to me than a quilt shop


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#8 gumgum

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 01:03 PM

Looks very promising.



#9 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 01:28 PM

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#10 Mixed365

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 02:26 PM

That's an amazing job considering it was by hand. 


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#11 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 06:28 AM

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#12 G-Man

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 08:14 AM

Your best picture yet!

Poked me head in here last night and it looks really great. Seemed fairly busy too. Nice that they have music as well. I hope it does well. It certainly adds to this end of town.

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#13 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 01 July 2015 - 08:22 AM

The stage looked fairly decent too.


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#14 Baro

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 08:30 AM

Seems like a great play and Benji is always an amazing host/personality.


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 09:20 PM

Long gap in comments here.

Anyone been recently?

I wonder if management here will notice that with Veneto closed, the 5pm opening time at NQ is missing out on the drink after work crowd from nearby government offices.

City Hall, CRD, Min of Finance at Herald...


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#16 Mike K.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:23 AM

I think Veneto opened at 5PM, no? I think recently they were open at 4PM but generally not.

I’ll confirm.

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#17 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:27 AM

Long gap in comments here.

Anyone been recently?

I wonder if management here will notice that with Veneto closed, the 5pm opening time at NQ is missing out on the drink after work crowd from nearby government offices.

City Hall, CRD, Min of Finance at Herald...

 

Ya, 5pm is a difficult opening time, but it might be that their staff have day jobs, so earlier might be problematic.


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#18 Greg

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 09:04 AM

Long gap in comments here.

Anyone been recently?

I wonder if management here will notice that with Veneto closed, the 5pm opening time at NQ is missing out on the drink after work crowd from nearby government offices.

City Hall, CRD, Min of Finance at Herald...

 

I was there Wednesday night. I think they are mostly geared around people coming for dinner, then staying for the show, or pub quiz, or whatever.



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 11:01 AM

I go there every month or two - really enjoy the place. A well curated rotating beer list, great cocktails and a small but well done menu.

As Victoria continues to grow, I hope we get more places like this.


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#20 Linear Thinker

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 09:35 PM

I work at City Hall. Get off work at 4:30 and was able to walk right into Veneto.

Oh, and thanks for chiming in!

 

I think Veneto opened at 5PM, no? I think recently they were open at 4PM but generally not.

I’ll confirm.


Edited by Linear Thinker, 15 January 2018 - 09:36 PM.


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