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shakespeare arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-767-6003
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the steak and kidney pie. It was excellent. Family had a great meal. Great variety of draft available. Really enjoyable evening . I would definitely go back.

Thank dpozzobon1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular neighbourhood pub located in a commercial plaza complex. As a pub it is quite good. But the food is another matter. I ordered the bacon carbonara as it was the special which turned out to be a big mistake. I received...More

Thank Geoscientist
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Long standing business popular with students and locals alike. British fare. Fish Fridays. Great live music Friday evenings. Best comfort food in Guelph!

Thank Luna1961
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food was great! I had the chicken yorkie. It was delicious! We will definitely be back again. So much to choose from. Lots of beer choices!

Thank geoffandlaurie
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great ambiance. We went on a night that had a live band which was excellent but it was very diffficult to talk with the noise-don’t go if you are trying to have a conversation. Food was pretty good but nothing special. Antojitos were great-spinach dip...More

Thank Tuscanfan2013
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A group of us (5-9) meet each Wednesday for coffee and lunch at "Shakey's" for friendship and conversation. The Shakespeare has a well established reputation for great food and friendly service. Everything on the menu is oversize making us wish for a seniors menu or...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Wifey and I had lunch here on a Sunday. She had the mac and cheese with shrimp special. It was not very cheesy tasting. The smoky pancetta didn't enhance the flavour either. I had bangers and mash. The gravy came out of a can as...More

Thank Len R
Reviewed 17 December 2017

If you like the British pub scene, then this place is your # 1 choice in Guelph. Good choice of local and International ales and beers. Excellent pub grub!

Thank Numan62
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The service is excellent with friendly staff. It has a great atmosphere and is conveniently located. The food is good with a limited menu.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

My husband has been to The Shakespeare Arms when he’s been to a Griffins hockey game but I have not. We came into Guelph from Stoney Creek on an errand and he suggested we have lunch there. Glad we did. Nice atmosphere, lots of dishes...More

Thank Serenitynoworsoon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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