Vancouver pool halls where you can sharpen your game

The satisfying sound of clacking billiard balls on a felt-lined table is always relaxing. Pool halls are great venues for testing your skill at trick shots or just kicking back with a group of friends. Any of these Vancouver venues would make a perfect destinations for your next game.

The Fountainhead Pub

1025 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1M5

Located at Davie and Burrard, this casual bar features busy pool tables and legendary nachos. Between games, you'll love the beer selection and the menu that includes a great variety of dishes served in large portion sizes. Micro brews and craft beers are given attention between the usual import and domestic drafts. When you stop in for a game and a pint, you'll end up staying for the people and the party. We’re giving this solid stars across the board.

Guys & Dolls Billiards

2434 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E2

With eight-ball as well as 10-ball tournaments hosted here, visitors often drop by to watch the games or hold down one of the 12 pool tables with friends. You can also play snooker, foosball and chess. And for those who can't go a few hours without checking their Facebook feed, there's free Wi-Fi available with a $5 purchase. Have fun in multiple ways and enjoy the local Mount Pleasant colour.

Soho Billiards

1283 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6K3

Soho Billiards features eight pool tables, two tornado foosball tables, vintage pinball, high-definition TVs and free Wi-Fi. There’s also plenty of beer and pizza. If that doesn't convince you to drop by, the great prices on pool tables before 8 pm will. Don't miss out on this great destination for pool-lovers.

The Hindenburg

23 Cordova St W, Vancouver, BC V6B 1C8

Formerly known as Club 23 West, there are no similarities between the airship tragedy of last century and this fine pool hall-meets-dance club-meets-music venue. Despite everything else that goes on here, you'll have no problem staying focused on your game. When you're waiting for a table or just finishing up a few hours of play, sit back on a couch and chat with other visitors to this friendly venue.

East End Billiards

2305 Hastings St E, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V6

This old-school pool hall is open to minors because there’s no alcohol served on the premises. Located in Grandview-Woodlands, stop in early to get one of the four pool tables or three snooker tables. You’ll only need a few bucks to play but note that this is a cash-only operation. Enjoy the café, jukebox and vintage arcade games as well.


730 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2V7

While not strictly a pool hall since there’s only one table, Brickhouse still deserves a spot on this list for your late-night pool game. The food menu will keep you sated while you play and the beer list is impressive. From the affordable prices to the atmosphere, the Brickhouse is a great hangout for aspiring pool sharks and amateurs alike.

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