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Poacher's Arms

$$ - $$$
Central London
Bar, Pub, British
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171 Queens Ave, London, Ontario N6A 5J7, Canada
+1 519-432-7888
11:00 - 02:00
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Ingersoll, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I met friends on a Saturday night for drinks. After sitting at my table for over half hour I decided to get my own drink at the bar. The bar was very slow as well and cash only. Although the staff was working hard to service the clients it was clearly understaffed. They had no drink specials as well. Even... More 

Thank Shawn S
Liskeard, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went here for a quiet halloween meal with friends and ended up having anything but. Won't waste my money here ever again. They had an open mic comedy thing going on which nobody had any idea about. The first dude up was just straight up offensive. I'm not a prude but the guy just wasn't funny, all he did was... More 

Thank Scott K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible service terrible food and over priced everything to try and make up for the lack of costumers

Thank Hayden B
London, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Went to Poacher's for lunch. We were the only people in the restaurant. Our server came right over and got our drink orders in. 20 minutes later he comes back for our food orders.......we only have a 45 minute lunch, so we decided to just drink our drinks and order our food to go. Food took another 30 minutes. We... More 

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London, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

My initial impression was tainted by a policy which made sense to me after it was explained based on their location . Downtown London sees its variety of drink and dash people ,so being a "New Customer " the server was a little guarded with me. Coming from small town Ontario I took offence to the policy .After frequenting this... More 

Thank Ken A
London, Canada
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Went there twice with friends. Absolutely enjoyed the food and beers, customer service was amazing too. It's a nice pub for casual gatherings. I think they have karaoke and pool tables too!

Thank Linh T
Brampton, Canada
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I really liked the cease salad with real grilled chicken on it, real chicken for a change. I really enjoyed my ice cold Kilkenny so much so I had two more.played a round of darts andvvery much enjoyed that.

Thank richard p
London, Ontario
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

The service was good. I like the atmosphere they had live music on Saturday night. Spacious seating. The Italian burger was amazing.

Thank Guttila
Sarnia - London
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

My daughter and I went during her lunch. We told the waiter we had a limited time and he said that he could accommodate us. We started with their signature soup - Potato, Cheddar and Ale Soup. It is a must to try! We both had the Crispy Chicken Wrap which was the special of the day. It was delicious!... More 

Thank Thenewadventurers
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121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

This is a bit hidden away because the entrance is a stairway down to the basement level of a building on Queens. We visited for dinner with our young daughter. There isn't a formal reception area which seemed odd for a restaurant facility but we were greeted kindly and given a table. The food came very late. My meal was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Queens Ave, London, Ontario N6A 5J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighbourhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-432-7888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?