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British Arms Pub

$$ - $$$
City Center
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
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29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
+1 705-728-1111
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Barrie, Canada
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped just to get a beer with my brother but the food smelled so delicious we decided to order and have a late lunch/early dinner!

Thank Sheila W
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That have a great selection of food that is fantastic. A large selection of tap and bottle beers and a great atmosphere.

Thank K503QGpaulo
Level Contributor
77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went on a double date for lunch for barrielicious. The $15 lunch menu was fantastic. I had the pesto chicken sandwich which was fantastic. And so was the apple blossom for dessert. The service seemed a little slow especially considering it wasn't very busy but our waitress was very friendly and made sure all of our orders came out... More 

Thank Katrina C
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a girls day out to try out Barrielicious yesterday...we decided after much discussion on British Arms because of its menu at lunch, and the prior experiences of some of our group. We were there around 11:30 and although we had a reservation, the restaurant was very quiet at that time. It filled up quickly, though, after around 12:30... More 

Thank LORI F
St. Catharines, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went for Barrielicious last night. The food that we all ate was delicious. 3 of us had the Jack dip and 1 had a caesar salad to start. 2 had the yorkshire pudding, 1 had fish and chips and I chose the steak frites. I was very disappointed when my steak came out and everything was room temperature or... More 

Thank othlover
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Why is this place included in the Barrielicious line up? This restaurant failed to impress in any way! Well, the jack dip was good but it went downhill after that. We were seated by the automatic fireplace, I thought it was there for atmosphere, No, it was there because the wind comes through the front wall, which explained the gum... More 

Thank Tippi C
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Service good, but the food was only average. The place was dark inside and this made it seem like they were trying to hide the dingy décor, and not adding atmosphere.

Thank Thomas B
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for fish and chips. Generous portions - you could share it. . Friday night is also two for one ! The service is fast and the staff go out of their way to make sure you are looked after. A regular Friday night visit for us.

Thank Mike H
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went out for dinner and was very pleasantly surprised. Wait staff was awesome and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was awesome! Pulled Pork Sandwich was great. They're serving prime rib dinner on Saturday nights now apparently. One of my hubby's favorite meals. He cleaned his plate even of the mashed potatoes! Mashed can be hit and miss... More 

Thank Weazie1850
Orillia, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Seriously how could you go wrong with mini skirts and beer? I have been to this place once and loved it. the service is great, the food is great and so is the atmosphere.

Thank ReiterTwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-1111
In Great Britain, Ireland and across Europe, the "pub" or "local" is the center of town life: a place to relax, refuel the body and the spirit, share news and be entertained. The British Arms Pub delivers that same atmosphere and service to Barrie today.An eclectic menu, unparalleled beer and cocktails choices, and array of music nightly makes The British Arms the local destination for English pub-style fun, relaxation and refreshment. Whether it's a business lunch, an after work get-together, a family dinner in friendly surroundings, or a late night soiree of great music over pints with friends.Come visit your "local" today! Here at the The British Arms we pride ourselves on using locally sourced, fresh produce when in season. Our team of highly trained chefs and service staff will cater to your every need. Should you have any questions about any of our menu items or allergy related inquiries please discuss with your server. They will be delighted to provide you with the appropriate information!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?