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Q bar

The Best Martini on the Coast.

Q Bar at Fairmont Empress was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Bars by Canada’s 100 Best. Home to inspired cocktails, artisan beers, locally crafted Empress 1908 Gin and the best BC Martini on the coast, Q Bar is the only bar on Vancouver Island to make the 2020 list. Grab a seat at the bar or settle into a plush couch with friends and prepare to be seduced by the energetic scene. Q Bar is the perfect place to create new memories and celebrate day or night.

Hours of operation

All Day Menu offered Daily 11:00am – 9:30pm

Late Night Bites offered Daily 9:30pm – 11:00pm

Also open is Tea at the Empress in the storied Lobby Lounge, our outdoor Veranda overlooking the sparkling Inner Harbour, and delicious to-go options are available.

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