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Awesome concert venue

I went with a group of friends to attend a benefit concert in early February, 2018. The Strictly... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Christine H
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Mount Brydges, Ontario, Canada
Nice place with a lot of history

I enjoy dive bars, and so the tavern was a fun time. The beer is not super expensive, and there was... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
FlavourSeeker
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Vancouver, Canada
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Local landmark showcasing well-known country and rock bands, including some of international fame.
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370 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2A2, Canada
Queen Street and West Queen West
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here because we read that the Police played here a long time ago. We lucked into watching a young band from Detroit who played a short set on a Tuesday night. Beautiful harmonies and a lot of energy. No cover and a space with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must come by and have a great evening of music and fun. Sound is great and the people are there for excellent music Stop by anytime Michael

Thank newportagency
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is my type of bar! Good music, good beer and good staff. Music is coutry / rock / 50s & 60s so may not suit everyone's taste

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The front of the bar is nice and the beer selection is good. The main venue at the back is so functional with seating and another bar. A great view of the stage from all areas. I can't wait to come back here, great place.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I went with a group of friends to attend a benefit concert in early February, 2018. The Strictly Hip played (the Strictly Hip are a Tragically Hip tribute band). It was a helluva night in a cozy atmosphere. The venue celebrated its 70th anniversary as...More

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 27 January 2018

My trip to the Horseshoe was to see the Tea Party. I was charmed by the authenticity of the place...it is the well-worn leather sofa of music venues. The intimate atmosphere was amazing and people, for the most part, were respectful of personal space (it...More

Thank jenbby
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Small venue, great for live music, Great bartenders, and waitresses!!! Cold beer cold beer, and did I mention cold beer?

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Horseshoe is a history in the city of Toronto worth checking out, not only for drinks, or playing pool but to see a concert. Went to see the Pursuit of Happiness, great group, an awesome performance that went well into the night. Super staff...More

Thank Petra R
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I enjoy dive bars, and so the tavern was a fun time. The beer is not super expensive, and there was some live music happening on the stage in the back, but it was very sparse. It has some nice nooks and crannies in which...More

Thank FlavourSeeker
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Horseshoe is a famous music bar. It works hard to preserve its "smells like an armpit" status. Great music, the beer isn't overpriced, staff understand the history they're standing in. A mandatory stop for all music fans.

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Tyne B
1 June 2018|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tyne B. The part I went into is a walk in bar with good recorded music. The gig area is through the bar and as far as I can recall I didn't see any additional checks on people going that way. There were age checks on... More
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