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The Loose Cannon Scottish Public House

$$ - $$$, ,
1566 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
+1 902-407-8797
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“haggis” (5 reviews)
“steak pie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Scottish, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1566 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for late night eats following a Mooseheads game. Unlike many of its competitors, the Cannon has significantly less local brews on tap. Not a fault, but a note. The over capacity server completely muddled the order. After making the best of it and...More

Thank Pyke88
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Visited the Loose Canon after work prior to an entertainment event. good service, very friendly and engaging. Just enjoyed a beer and a glass of wine with my partner. nice location , small but historical and quaint

Thank Bill D
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

A nice cosy spot. Good deals on food if you purchase a pitcher of beer. It was quiet with few people in on the Friday evening we were there. I was surprised that we had to wait for more glasses to arrive before we could...More

Thank Kris A
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Stepping into the Loose Cannon, you will see every corner: it is a cozy place, which is a nice way to say it is tight. And that is about where my criticism ends. Having tried multiple haggis from Scotland, I was excited to try the...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Just had one drink in here on a bit of a pub crawl on Argyle Street but it had an intimate old pub feel which I really enjoyed

Thank martininblack63
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

I went to the Loose Cannon with sons friends last week for the 1st time. It was small but excellent service & food. There was a great selection of scotch! I will def be going back.

Thank bev m
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Wednesday for the Blues with Joe & Brad, excellent tunes! Sunday JJ & I stopped for dinner and the open mic. The Cottage Pie and Steak Sandwich were Excellent as well.

Thank Basil G
Reviewed September 7, 2017

late supper after working on my computer in my hotel room. small inviting place good beer selection they had Haggis on the menu great music playing while I enjoyed a cold Newcastle and an incredible dinner of Haggis, mashed potatoes and green beans. so glad...More

Thank David B
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at the bar with "Harv" the bartender! Very friendly, gave us the quick run down on the does & don't regarding Halifax night life. Service was fast, made us a few drinks that were delicious!! Great spot to start off, live...More

Thank travelots26
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Good place for late night drink. Got a beer and another custom vodka drink which was good. Also got the madras curry which was alright, good papadams though. Music was great. Service slightly slow although there were only 2 of them for the whole place...More

Thank Vjay S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Scottish, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1566 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-8797
  • E-mail
it seems to be owned by The Bitter End.
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