The Best Happy Hour in Victoria, BC


Victoria, BC, among many of its other attractions, has a renowned restaurant scene including both culinary and craft-brewed experiences. Many travellers find themselves overwhelmed by the number of restaurant choices while locals alike are still searching for the best happy hour in Victoria. Fortunately, Bar 500 offers globally-inspired dishes, authentic beverages, as well as some wonderful happy hour deals to satisfy your taste buds.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing evening after work or a lively pre-party with friends, Bar 500 at The Oswego Hotel has the happy hour in Victoria that you’re searching for.

Bar 500 Happy Hour: 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Fridays & Saturdays

Catch up with friends and family over a drink before dinner with our special discounted cocktails. Our collection of bites and sips curated by chef Josh Cocca and mixologist Mark Roeric feature locally-sourced and sustainable items with Southern Italian influence. Our bar focuses on providing you with the ideal glass of wine, cocktail, or local draught beer to perfectly match your meal.

Happy hour specials include local wines and house-made west coast dishes. Enjoy a Whistle Buoy Draught or Windfall Rose Cider for just $6.50 as well as a myriad of $6 snacks including Potato Chips & Dip, Ahmed’s Hummus, House Marinated Olives, Kale & Chickpea Salad, and much more.

Sip, savour and enjoy Bar 500’s intimate and unique atmosphere, just steps away from the Inner Harbour and downtown Victoria. Bar 500 is the perfect starting point for exploring Victoria’s nightlife or just a great location to spend a relaxing evening. Reviewed as “one of the best kept secrets in Victoria”, come check out Bar 500 for happy hour for yourself!

End Your Happy Hour Search

If, like us, you’re big fans of small bites, drinks, and a great deal, then happy hour at Bar 500 is the best time to head out and enjoy gastronomy with your family, friends, or coworkers. If the last couple of years have shown us anything, it’s how special the experience of sharing food and beverage around a table with friends and family truly is. This friends and family-centred approach to dining has inspired our space and menu at Bar 500. Come stop by Fridays & Saturdays from 3:00-5:00pm and end your search for the best happy hour in Victoria.