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Lions Head Tavern & Beverage

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5833 Sullivan St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1X8, Canada
(902) 455-0181
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Typical pub

The only pub on the north end. Just a normal pub with pub food. Friendly service and good atmosphere to just hang out with friends.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The only pub on the north end. Just a normal pub with pub food. Friendly service and good atmosphere to just hang out with friends.

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a pub/tavern so the decore, menu and service is very much in keeping with this. We had nachos and they were alright with a fair amount of cheese. The Shepherd's Pie was delicious and I'd recommend. A good pub must have a decent beer selection and serve it cold. The Lion's Head scores on both counts. The menu... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Mixed results. The beer selection was good. The smoked meat dishes were excellent - the fries tasted "re-heated" in old grease. The Big Boy Club was very ample and tasty. The baked potato was fully loaded - had to be good, right?

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Halifax, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been a customer at the Lions Head since it opened back in the late sixties. Being British going to a local pub was always a tradition and I was initially impressed by the owners efforts to make this "our local". My husband and I used to enjoy going there for a casual meal and a cold beer. Later... More 

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Nova Scotia
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56 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have always enjoyed the atmosphere and food, great place to gather but the wings need to be scraped and replaced with something real. Factory battered and with the same meat one might find on a pigeon, stay away until they find a new supplier. Think they run on the wing nite promo but forget we want the real thing... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went here before a concert at the Forum and it was quite an experience. There were patrons who had clearly over indulged and were being loud and vulgar on the deck so we moved inside to eat. The menu consisted of pretty basic bar food in our opinion. The nachos were terrible but our companions had smoked meat sandwiches... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went to the Lions Head prior to a concert at the Forum. For me it was first time and felt it was a good experience. We sat outside and received very good service. The food we ate was average (smoked meat sandwich, wings, fried pepperoni, and fish & chips). Like other comments - it was not exceptional or poor.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Many visits over the years. It's a convenient place for lunch. Good pub food, no better or worse than any other pub, and nothing to make it stand apart (good or bad) from the crowd.

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Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I ate here with colleagues for a late lunch, after the rush. Atmosphere is typical for your neighbourhood pub; well used seating, mix of booths and tables, TVs in corners of the venue. My drink arrived with someone else's lip stick marked caked on, so we politely asked for a new glass. The fish and chips were good and the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Good place to drop in or to meet some friends for a drink...this place has been here for years. I've read good reviews and bad, but I've always found the service and food pretty good. We stopped in yesterday for a couple of beers and munchies (and a shot of Winter Olympics action). Place was fairly quiet. We had the... More 

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Address: 5833 Sullivan St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1X8, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 455-0181
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 5833 Sullivan St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: (902) 455-0181

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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