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The Old Triangle Irish Ale House

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
+1 902-492-4900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish bites” (20 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Old Triangle Irish Ale House
1. Great Pub!
"a great buzzy and friendly place which had a great choice on the menu"
Christine T
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2. Great service with a smile!
"anyone wanting great food and great service, to go try this restaurant"
Ryan W
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3. Celtic music 7 nights a week!
"The music is good and authentic..."
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The first visit was a Saturday night so we had booked a table thankfully. We sat right beside the stage and thoroughly enjoyed the live music till around midnight. The meals were so tasty that we returned for another evening meal later in the week.

Thank pollyoppy
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 May 2018

...service, selection of beer on tap is excellent, food was quick to arrive without rushing us, and tasted as good as it looked! Stayed for another beer after eating and for a few songs from a very talented small band on stage. If I lived...More

Thank 404HappyTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had dinner one Saturday night at The Old Triangle Irish Ale House, and despite being fairly busy (as usual), we were able to get seats and service quite quickly. Our server was friendly, helpful and readily available when we needed something. Offering a range...More

Thank Michel B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stoped by The Old Triangle because of the looks of it. It seemed warming and we weren´t wrong. Bartender pleased our wishes even if the Irish Coffee was not in the regular menu. Place is very nice.

Thank Leilaroldan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would recommend this establishment when visiting Halifax. Excellent customer service from Sunny. Her recommendations were very helpful. In fact we came back the following day for another meal. Food was superb! To top it off there was also live entertainment. A great way to...More

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun environment! Our server was great and had great product knowledge. The food was very good and we will definitely be back again :)

Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for old time Irish music: bagpipes, fiddle, etc. Good band, but of course very loud. Moved from downstairs, to upstairs where it was easier to carry on a conversation. Food was tasty, with generous servings. Fast, friendly service. Highly recommended for visitors, and...More

Thank DianeO1004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Halifax very hungry from our flight and after checking into our hotel, set out to find The Old Triangle Irish Ale House for a late dinner! We arrived within a half hour to the kitchen closing, but they were extremely quick with...More

Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant at the end of our Nova Scotia vacation - as a farewell to Halifax so to speak. Good choice: good service, tasty food in generous portion sizes, delicious beer in abundant selection and excellent live music - we have no regrets....More

Thank TomD288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of days in Halifax. We were searching for an authentic Irish pub with live music. The hotel we stayed in recommended the Old Triangular. They were spot on!!! Great atmosphere, great food and really awesome, authentic live Irish music played by five...More

Thank hcohen24
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Questions & Answers
Candace P
16 October 2017|
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Response from 1RaymondJ1 | Reviewed this property |
No, it would be impossible with a scooter. There are steps. They may have a patio in the summer, but the bathrooms would be a problem.
Carol F
18 August 2016|
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Response from DINKSinOntario | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were some items that were gluten free e.g. Their chocolate torte dessert was listed as gluten free. They have gluten free blinis too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 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: 5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-492-4900
  • E-mail
The Old Triangle is an Irish family owned traditional Irish pub established in 2000. We feature an extensive menu of hand crafted Irish & Maritime dishes, 22 taps of local and international brews and an excellent selection of wines, hand picked by our in house sommelier. We feature live music 7 nights a week, matinees on Saturday, Irish dancing and live sessions Sunday afternoons. Our upstairs Seanchai (pronounced shan-a-kee) has Quiz Night on Tuesdays and is also available for private events of up to 80 guests. We are proud to have the finest, friendliest staff in the city, a beautiful summer patio and a warm welcome for all who enter.
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