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The Arms

$$ - $$$, , British
1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada
+1 902-420-9781
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“shrimp toast” (3 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a colleague. She had the chowder and loved it. I had the burger - it was just okay. The fries came with some nasty aioli and a bottle of ketchup. No relish or mustard was offered. I asked for vinegar - it came...More

Thank froghollow1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure how this restaurant could not be ranked #1! Food is reasonably priced, service was attentive but not pushy....and it was delicious. I had the beef short ribs and they literally fell off the bone (I know, a cliche but I have never really...More

Thank david p
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Staying in the Lord Nelson I had one evening meal which was pretty poor, and as a result chose not to dine there again. I did have three buffet breakfasts, the first of which was poor the other two were OK but dont be late...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I used to enjoy coming here until they changed their menu to be more traditional British. I'm not sure if they succeeded, but they aren't great for anyone who likes seafood or is a vegetarian. There is basically nothing on the menu now that doesn't...More

Thank HappyDory
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stayed here for two times at breakfast. Good menu, wide selection of sweet/savoury food and breakfast buffet on weekends. Excellent food quality (e.g. fluffy pancakes, flaky pastry, fresh fruit, omelettes made on request with fresh ingredients...). Prices a little higher than normal but well worth...More

Thank Ast838
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Nice simple menu cooked to an excellent standard! My partner rated the Tuna as one of the best she has tasted !

Thank skitech61
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Arms is withing the Lord Nelson hotel where we were staying and though we usually avoid hotel restaurants, one evening we were hungry and tired and didn't feel like exploring, so we opted for the Arms off the hotel lobby. It was a pleasant...More

Thank GaryFS
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Best damn fish and chips this side of the Atlantic, great ambiance, love the atmosphere and decore but this adventure wouldn't have been complete without our hilarious amazing server Styles. Thanks buddy!

Thank spiderwoman808
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner after a recommendation by a local. Made a reservation but it was unnecessary for a Wednesday evening. Ordered the Ahi Tuna which was good. Well seasoned and seared with a delicate flavour. Definitely needs more vegetables as we only received 2...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Nice bar/restaurant attached to the Nelson Hotel indeed it does seem to be part of the hotel? Enjoyed a pleasant evening in the venue, the staff seemed very attentive and the food was as one would expect from this price point and very conveinient if...More

Thank Steve W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Bar, Canadian, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada (Formerly Victory Arms Pub)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-420-9781
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With a British flair in both our decor and cuisine, you might feel like you're across the pond, but you're really in the heart of Halifax. We're located in the historical Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites, and steps We're open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, supper and then some... Reservations are accepted.
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