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shakespeare arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-767-6003
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying at the Holiday Inn and they recommended Shakespeare Arms. It turned out to be a good choice. It had a nice pub like atmosphere. Lots of wood, very cozy. I had the Reuben sandwich with a salad and CA had a burger...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shakespeare has been a fixture here in Guelph for a long time. It has the air of an old pub/inn from a small British town. I ate here 3 times during my visit and all the meals were delicious. They make their own pies...More

Thank the_holiday_kid
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Date night personal favourite. I love me a good pub and that's what this place is. Guinness on tap and comfort food in my belly! Meatloaf is probably my favourite... Ma! The meatloaf!! (Wedding crashers reference) Build your own meal is pretty dope too. Whatever...More

Thank Jenna s
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Love the food. Very generous portions at great prices. Fun enviroment. Service is great. Great options to choose from. Best french onion soup i ever had.

Thank sringcanada
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Our first visit was for a weekday lunch. We chose the beef brisket sandwich and one of the flatbreads. Both were delicious. Service was friendly and efficient and prices were reasonable. Hope to return soon.

Thank H20looan
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for an early supper and found it to be an excellent choice. The menu is typical pub grub . I had steak and kidney pie and my wife had the Steak and mushroom. The pies were delicious as were the salad and...More

Thank GuelphDonJulio
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love the Shakespeare Arms. The manager Kieth will always put in the extra effort to make you feel at home. The menu is amazing, hearty pub food with good alternatives to suit even the most selective of diets. There is an option for everyone!...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Adult location where friends meet to enjoy a drink. Food is very good. Busy on Thursday and Friday evenings. Perfect place to meet friends for an evening out.

Thank Guelphcoach
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Really enjoyed the food at this pub and the selection of beers is phenominal. Plus has patio and hot waitress. Nice

Thank billchenowick
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had really enjoyed lunch at the Shakespeare Arms, but the evening fare left a little to be desired. My wife ordered the daily soup, which was lasagna soup. By dinner time, the soup had been gutted, and the lasagna noodles and ground beef which...More

Thank Rod M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-767-6003
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