Architectural Institute of BC
Six great-value, building-themed walking tours, covering angles from art deco to ecclesiastical.
The city's main first-run cinema.
A charming downtown institution that's been packing them in for decades with its Formica counter tops, old-lady ambience and simple...
Fort Café information
Lonely Planet review
This warm and inviting subterranean hipster haunt offers the perfect combination of great comfort food and cool digs. Among the heaping fresh-made nosh, the turkey avocado wraps and hot pepper beef sandwiches are stand-outs, while there's also a rare offering of all the Salt Spring Brewing beers on draft. Check out the Atari game system around the corner at the back, or drop in for Friday's massively popular quiz night (doors open 7:30pm). If you miss it, there's a shelf of board games to keep you busy. Also check out its cool-ass coffee-shop satellite called Picnic .