I have been frequenting the Angel Inn on a regular basis since the mid 1970's and have witnessed a few changes in ownership and management style over the years. I had been told that new ownership had made some positive changes and decided to "see for myself". Recently a friend and I went for dinner to what had been one of my favourite establishments in NOTL. We were met with disappointment. The pub area had been increased in size and that was good but the beer that was served was somewhat warm and the meal served (all meals had increased in price) was certainly not as generous a portion as had been served in the past. Simply stated, the Angel Inn seems to have fallen into the present NOTL mode...........boost the price, limit the quality and quantity, cater to the tourist crowd.........and be damned with the locals. Too bad..........hopefully this is not yet another NOTL establisment that is not interested in repeat business. I will return after the peak tourist season of the summer is over and give the Angel Inn one more opportunity to impress.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Step through the doors and back into history! The Olde Angel Inn (Circa 1789 - burned down as a result of the war of 1812 and rebuilt in 1815) is situated in the heart of the historic district. We have 5 cosy, comfortable historic rooms and we are a short stroll to the main street and Shaw Festival Theatre; as well as a short drive to many of the local wineries. We offer hearty British Pub fare as well as 24 selections of draught beer on tap and 17 different wines by the glass. Live entertainment is provided on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights(Wednesday during peak season). Stop by and visit Canada's prettiest town! ... more less