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Bull & Barrel Pub

901-75 Cedar Pointe Dr, Barrie, Ontario L4N 5R7, Canada
+1 705-719-4600
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Ranked #114 of 397 Restaurants in Barrie
Price range: $10 - $24
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: English, Pub, Fish & Chips, Chicken Wings
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cozy "local" serving a wide variety of imported and domestic beers for over 18 years. With our Axminster carpet, dark wood,fireplace and brass fittings, it's easy to see why this place reminds many of our ex-pat regulars of the pub they left back home. Our menu is a cross-section of Canadian and traditional pub fare, featuring fish and chips, house made pub pies and arguably the best liver and onions in town. Live entertainment is on tap every Saturday night. We are close to Hwy 400 making us the perfect stop-off on your way up to ski & cottage country or on your way home to the city. Our patrons voted us Best Pub in Barrie two years running. Come and judge for yourself.
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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stopped in for a afternoon supper. The place is a traditional pub style set up with a great feel to the place. Our service was good and the beer was cold. The food was sadly just average pub/sports bar quality. It does have a good menu and we just ordered the standard fare. They do offer some traditional pub foods... More 

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BullandBarrel, Owner at Bull & Barrel Pub, responded to this review

We do offer a selection of wings and "pub-grub", which still remains a popular choice with many of our regular crowd, however it is hard to get a feel for the traditional side of our menu until you've tasted one of our house-recipe pub pies, traditional beer-battered fish and chips or liver and onions. We hope to see you again... More 

Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Strange location, bit hard to find... that being said, worth looking for! Very friendly and attentive staff. good prices and selection of beers. clean, well kept and nicely appointed interior. just had drinks, no food however food looked very good from patrons around me and they appeared happy. only negative is older, small tv's at the bar. will definitely come... More 

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BullandBarrel, Owner at Bull & Barrel Pub, responded to this review

Some people do find us a bit hard to find but we really like being off the beaten path. There's plenty of free parking and on the weekends when we are practically the only business open, it is a quiet, almost country-like setting. We are proud of our little pub and try hard to maintain the pub atmosphere. That is... More 

Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is the 2nd or 3rd time I've been and I had the Onion/Beer soup to start, delicious! And followed with a chicken dish that was served in a pastry with cheese and veggies and gravy... OMG, it was tasty! Bull & Barrel has been around forever and now I know why... it's always good and the service is excellent!

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Moscow, Russia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

friendly staff democratic setting great patio with nice furniture fast cooking of food and drinks interesting presentation of meals

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Guangzhou, China
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122 reviews 122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Went to the Bull and Barrel a few night's ago. It's a nice little pub. Server was fun. Food was not great, was average but ok. Prices were reasonable. I'd go back for a quick bite and a cold one.

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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been patrons of this pub since it opened! Why? Because of the warm welcome we always receive and the good PUB food. This isn't fine dining nor should it be. This is the neighbourhood pub where people gather with friends to share a pint. Gail

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BullandBarrel, Owner at Bull & Barrel Pub, responded to this review

Hi Gail; The hospitality industry relies on it's customers to keep us informed of the quality of service and we are no exception. It is gratifying to hear from a long-time satisfied customer. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers. More 

Parry Sound, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We just went today for lunch, there were 7 of us and we were the only ones eating, most patrons were at the bar. My husband and I ordered Guiness, which we were not impressed with. It was too cold and it wasn't very creamy. Two people had wings, and they were very small wings. The prices are on par... More 

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Bullbelle, Owner at Bull & Barrel Pub, responded to this review

Hi Gillian - thanks for taking time to let us know of your visit to the Bull and Barrel Pub. As you noticed, we usually keep the music lower than in the evening so business people can conduct meetings & also for the enjoyment of our seniors who don't necessarily share our taste in music. You mentioned you thought the... More 

Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Nice atmosphere, very friendly but this does not make up for the quality of the food served. Burger was served on a grocery store bun, was small and lacking flavour. Fries were served in a dessert dish. The Irish nachos, which used to be a great compliment to any night at the pub tasted as if fried in old oil... More 

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Bullbelle, Owner at Bull & Barrel Pub, responded to this review

Hi Lorrie; First of all, thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience. It seems that you have been here on more than one occasion & this time was not up to your expectations. We have always believed that a burger should be unadulterated by any seasonings or fillers. They are simply 100% ground beef, hand-made in... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Ok pub for some cold pints and decent pub fare. Lights were a little bright and little to no music was playing. This was made up for by the great draft selection and a good shepherds pie.

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband and I are 60+. We enjoyed the quiet atmosphere of the Bull and Barrel. Service was great and the food was good pub food. If you want a more refined gastronomic experience, a pub is not a good choice. The variety beer also good.

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Additional Information about Bull & Barrel Pub

Address: 901-75 Cedar Pointe Dr, Barrie, Ontario L4N 5R7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-719-4600
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
Cuisine: English, Pub, Fish & Chips, Chicken Wings

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