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Quips Pub

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457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2158
717-397-3903
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Meal with Atmosphere

We haven't been there in quite awhile so decided to go back. We sat at the bar and the bartender was very nice. He recommended the Fish and Chips and my husband and I both enjoyed our meals. They were wrapped in newspaper from England with the current month on it. Our only problems were that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
PASANDYBAY
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Lancaster, PA
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lancaster, PA
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We haven't been there in quite awhile so decided to go back. We sat at the bar and the bartender was very nice. He recommended the Fish and Chips and my husband and I both enjoyed our meals. They were wrapped in newspaper from England with the current month on it. Our only problems were that they tried to freeze... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We absolutely love this restaurant. The cottage pie is incredible and the fish tacos to die for. The wait staff is so helpful and accommodating. You definitely have to try it.

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Lititz, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We probably dine here about 6 times per year and always look forward to returning. For apps, the Dipper or the Crab dip are favorites. Crabcakes are some of the best in Lancaster area. Always seem to have 3 or 4 daily specials that are a hit. Pub fare is consistently good as well. Fish 'n chips, served in London... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

This is one of those places that from the outside says keep on driving by. But inside is a quaint old Irish pub with very friendly staff. The food is excellent and the menu and specials offer a nice variety. One of the things that speaks highly for the place is the number of regulars. We saw a real mix... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The staff is lovely. The inside decor is traditional, cozy and charming. It's a great spot to go with friends. It's a locals' haunt. You know it's good when you go and on a cold winter's night it's packed. Their kitchen closes earlier than I would like for dinner, but their chips/fries are served later and I wish I would... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you want to know what it is like to eat in an English pub, from the food to the atmosphere.....eat at Quips! Brought back many memories of my travel in the U.K. Delicious. Friendly. Authentic. Wonderful!!!

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Ashburn, VA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Had my jacket stolen right of the hook at the bar when I wasn't looking. Other than that, a decent beer selection with incredibly inattentive bartenders.

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london
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Went for dinner at Quips October 29th., and ordered fish and chips, Guinness, Fullers pale ale and Old speckled Hen on draught. The beers were excellent. The chips were first class too and the fish, definitely not cod or haddock, was ok. There were lots of batter bits on the plate which I liked but my partner didn't. The mushy... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wanted to eat someplace different on a Saturday night and searched trip advisor for a pub. The place is a pub. Lots of posters, signs, soccer team themes, TV's to watch the game and a good time atmosphere. They have many imported beers on tap and service a variety of food items. We had the fish and chips which were... More 

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Williamstown, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Like the unhappy reviewer below, it has been many years since I've been to this pub. However my experience is completely different. The food was perfect. The tomato bisque to die for. The atmosphere is pub/basement bar...exactly what it should be. The servers are friendly and personable. A MUST for anyone seeking great food in a friendly place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2158
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 717-397-3903

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?