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Knotted Thistle Pub

4177 Albert Street, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 3R6, Canada
306-584-6340
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Ranked #64 of 456 Restaurants in Regina
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Irish, Scottish, Pub, Brew Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Not only does the Knotted Thistle offer a uniquely Celtic atmosphere, we also proudly serve a variety of local and imported beer, wine and scotch along with some traditional Celtic dishes.Whether it’s a Scotch egg, Irish Nachos, or our very own Thistlehead Ale -we have something to tempt every palette. So feast yer eyes upon one of our menus and see what mouth-watering surprises await you.
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Billings, Montana, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a drink with members of our group. Fun staff and nice atmosphere! Nice assortment of beers on tap.

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Ryan_Urzada, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Hi Roger, thanks for your review on your visit to the Knotted Thistle Pub. I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed it! In reference to your comments regarding our staff, I couldn't agree with you more, I think we have some great individuals working here at the pub and I’ll be sure to pass along your kind comments to them.... More

North Bay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Service is good and friendly. Food was quick, hot, and tasty. A great selection of beer on tap. Worth stopping buy for a try.

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Ryan_Urzada, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Jethrone, thanks for your comments! It’s always nice to hear when individuals such as yourself had a good experience here at the Knotted Thistle Pub. I really appreciate you sharing a few of the things you enjoyed such as the beer selection. Hope you'll be by again next time you're in the city. Ryan Urzada General Manager More

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Came here for an early evening meal. The pub had been recommended to us so there was four of us in the party. It was fairly quiet and we were served straight away by most pleasent waitress. All of our meals were hot and tasty. I think we would go here again if the opportunity arose. No complaints.

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Ryan_Urzada, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Mike, I'm thrilled that the four of you joined us at the Knotted Thistle during your time here in Regina. It's great to hear that all of your meals met your expectations and that you enjoyed your server that night. I do hope that should you ever be in the area again, you’ll stop by for a bite or a... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I looked this place up prior to driving through, wanted a good Irish pub. Food was OK, we had the fish & chips, the batter was good, but the fish was very fishy. The meal came with hand cut fries and coleslaw, both were good. Not sure what the city has to offer, but this place was nice and reasonably-priced.

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Ryan_Urzada, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Hey 24Boomer, thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to the pub this summer. The Fish & Chips is one of our most popular menu items so I am sorry to hear that the fish didn't meet your expectations. Please note that your comments have been passed along to our Director of Food & Beverage as well as our kitchen... More

Meadow Lake, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The beer was very good and cold service was great. A nice relaxing environment with a touch Scotland

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Ryan_Urzada, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the drinks, service and atmosphere of the pub Lousie. Hope you’ll stop in again soon! Ryan Urzada General Manager More

Regina, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

So on Friday, May 2nd some friends suggested we go for drinks to the Knotted Thistle. I had never been there but had heard from multiple people that food and yards of beer were great! Myself and three others showed up at about 7pm and the place was packed so we waited around for a table. Once we got a... More

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TravelodgeRegina, General Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Jessica, we could not agree with you more. Krista was a very new hire and is no longer with us. The night you were with us was one of her first - and I believe last with us. I am very sorry that you were exposed to this kind of terrible attitude. Thank you for your kind words and keeping... More

Lloydminster, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The pub has lots of different drinks you can order, fun servers and a great environment! Easily accessible via hotel.

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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299 reviews 299 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Located on Albert St. just outside of downtown Regina, is The Knotted Thistle, an Irish pub and restaurant. Mid afternoon, the restaurant was relatively empty, tables filled mostly with hotel occupants and retirees. For lunch, we ordered the fish and chips and the Guinness Burger. For the fish and chips, the fish was cooked well, however, the chips were a... More

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TravelodgeRegina, Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your lunch experience. We’re glad you were able to have a good meal and were pleased by the fish. We hope to see you back to enjoy the Celtic atmosphere and try out some of the other menu items! More

Kingwood, Texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Really nice Pub. Friendly atmosphere, Good ambience and attractive setting. Highly recommended for a pint. Bar staff was nice. However they don't know have a clue how to draw a proper pint of Guinness.

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TravelodgeRegina, Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! We’re glad you like the pub, and we’ll be sure to look into what happened with the Guinness. Our servers go through an extensive training process which includes pouring a proper pint of Guinness. More

Regina, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Had a look at the menu and there was very little to do with Celtic food. Bangers and mash, fish and chips is not really Celtic food. Irish tacos? Guinness burger? The William Wallace burger? How absurd. Colossal Celtic salad is actually called Chef's salad at other restaurants. That's a joke! The one waitress at the Knotted Thistle Pub with... More

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TravelodgeRegina, Manager at Knotted Thistle Pub, responded to this review

Our Celtic pub has influences from each of the original 6 Celtic nations so while Scotland and Ireland are a major part of that, the pub is also influenced by Isle of Man, Wales, Brittany, and Cornwall which may be the reason it’s a little different than the traditional Irish pub. In addition, the current menu in the Knotted Thistle... More

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