Darbyís Public House | Vancouver, British Columbia
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Darbyís Public House
Currently with 4 ratings
Type: Bar

2001 Macdonald Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6K 3Y2 [ print map ]
(604) 731 0617

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Hours: Sun-Thurs: 11am-1am, Fri-Sat: 11am-2am

Mayor: fiulijn (3) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 30

Darbyís Public House

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Beer Available At Darbyís Public House (arranged by most recent)
Parallel 49 / Moon Under Water Munich IPA , Steamworks / New Belgium Rolliní Golden Belgian Ale 47, Hoyne The Big Bock 42, Molson Old Style Pilsner 6, Driftwood Fat Tug IPA 99, Bomber IPA 36, Bomber Bike Route Best Bitter ,

Previously Available
Dead Frog Super Fearless Imperial IPA 87, Parallel 49 Banana Hammock 61
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4 reviews for Darbyís Public House
 Ambiance  60%
 Service  72%
 Selection  70%
 Food  70%
 Value  73%
 Overall  69%
 Rating  71%

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn  (627) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 6, 2014
There is a good selection of craft beers and some rotation; cask night once a week. Possibly the best selection of tap beers in this part of the town.
Beershine  (795) The Sunshine State, Florida | February 28, 2014
Darbyís has been around a while, but has rebranded itself as having the West Sideís best/largest beer selection and their claim is holding up given their tap list is keeping up with the times, has a locivore focus (anything that isnít from lower mainland is either Cascadian or Canadian). Selection better (more extensive and quality) than August Jackís on Arbutus/4th. Service better than expected for a place like this, fairly attentive. However, the atmosphere in Darbyís is lousy. The lighting is cheap and would make Angelina Jolie look ugly. Acoustics notably nasty so the noise level in the room is grating on the ears, rather than having a fun boisterous feel. Feels like a frathouse, which is not surprising. Itís not my favorite neighborhood in general but Iím glad Kits has good beer finally.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko  (374) Vancouver, British Columbia | May 27, 2013
Fairly standard bar with an above average (for Vancouver) beer list. Food is your standard pub fare, service is friendly and the prices are average. Good place to stop if you want a good local micro and a burger.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious  (30) British Columbia | November 25, 2012| Updated March 21, 2014
My go-to neighbourhood pub. Great service, friendly staff and regular customers. Pretty decent selection of always rotating taps. For the number of taps, they leave a good mix of stuff that is appealing to all beer lovers, while supporting local craft breweries. They provide CAMRA Vancouver membership discounts on all craft beer. Food has been tasty when Iíve had it. Serve 16oz sleeves or full 20oz pints. Great uncovered rooftop patio. Location is excellent for public transit. Update: they recently increased their tap lines. Everything holds true as stated above. A couple macros still, but expanded to 30 taps total. They take suggestions of what to bring in, in person or on the Facebook. This place is only getting better, and easily the best non-douche beer bar in kits. Plus they have new food creations that deviate from traditional bar stuff. If their food is more expensive, itís because it actually tastes good, and not conforming to dulled drunken taste buds.

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