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British Arms Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
+1 705-728-1111
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

The food was good and the service was fast. The beer was cold and served promptly. Overall and nice comfortable place for lunch and a drink.

Thank martinrhonda
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is a good place for a pint with the crew and some finger foods - typical pub fare and atmosphere

Thank Brandy C
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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed sitting on the patio of this little place. Service was very good and my meal of fish and chips was delicious. Nice casual place and not too busy.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with the wife for s quick pint. Nice selection on tap. Bar tenders were friendly. Everything seems nice and cleans. They had a live performer that was pretty good. Nice and busy late on a Sunday which is what brought us in.

Thank Derek T
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Stopped by the British Arms for lunch with my family. We were greeted quickly by a friendly server who sat us on the front patio. The patio is small, but served the purpose of getting us outdoors on a very pleasant summer day. Another server...More

Thank FamilyTraveller13
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Was there July 10th the 3 course meal for 25$ the appetizers were good calamari mozzarella sticks and fried pickles although the pickles weren't crunchy. The fish and chips was disappointing the batter was soggy not crispy whatsoever. However the apple blossom desert was exellent...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed July 5, 2016

A real British Pub atmosphere with a menu to match. Service was prompt and friendly. We visited in the summer and took advantage of outside seating where we experienced the sights and sounds of downtown Barrie. Our menu selections of haddock & chips and quesadillas...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The atmosphere is ok on a Friday/Saturday night, if you don't mind the slew of drunks that still manage to get past security. The drinks selection is good but the food needs an upgrade, the cheese dip tastes like it was brought at the store....More

Thank TravelGirl1594
Reviewed February 21, 2016

As mentioned 4 orders of fish and chips- think fish had been frozen when they cooked it- all were awful. Waitress was going totals to kitchen and manager then never saw her again. No offer to remake, another option. We had to leave but mentioned...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed February 19, 2016

went around 430pm, 1 other couple in restaurant, must have been shift change because after we were seated and received our food we didnt see any other servers or our original one willing to help us, we had to get up after about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank Ken C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-1111
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In Great Britain, Ireland and across Europe, the "pub" or "local" is the center of town life: a place to relax, refuel the body and the spirit, share news and be entertained. The British Arms Pub delivers that same atmosphere and service to Barrie today.An eclectic menu, unparalleled beer and cocktails choices, and array of music nightly makes The British Arms the local destination for English pub-style fun, relaxation and refreshment. Whether it's a business lunch, an after work get-together, a family dinner in friendly surroundings, or a late night soiree of great music over pints with friends.Come visit your "local" today! Here at the The British Arms we pride ourselves on using locally sourced, fresh produce when in season. Our team of highly trained chefs and service staff will cater to your every need. Should you have any questions about any of our menu items or allergy related inquiries please discuss with your server. They will be delighted to provide you with the appropriate information!
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