Lounge in Nelson

Library Lounge

This refined space in a classic hotel has some good sidewalk tables from where you can ponder the passing parade. There's live jazz most nights. The adjoining Mike's Place Pub bustles and has a great beer selection.…
Cafe in Nelson

Oso Negro

This local favorite corner cafe roasts its own coffee in 20 blends. Outside there are tables in a garden that burbles with water features amid statues. Enjoy baked goods and other snacks.
Bar in Nelson


This gritty old pub on Baker gets some of the region's best music acts. It has a whole section of tables outside on the street and serves decent pub food.
Pub in Fernie

Royal Hotel

A local institution. This old brick bar has live music many nights, from blues to punk. On any night, it's good for a drink and a chat.
Bar in Revelstoke


Bowling alley, bar, outdoor-gear store and art gallery: it's a cool spot serving a few snacks to go with the beers.