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Friar & Firkin

#1,938 of 6,980 Restaurants in Toronto}
$$ - $$$, , British
160 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E5, Canada
+1 416-340-9459
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good59%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“british pub” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
160 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E5, Canada
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Friendly staff in a busy location. Good service. Only popped in for a few drinks to cool down on a hot day.

Thank Vicky1606
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The Firkin series all have the same menu. So if you like one Firkin, they'll all work for you. Poutine was great. Fried pickles were great. Shepards pure was very good. Drinks were very good... I think I had the blueberry lemonade. Would come again.

Thank SqueakFro
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I had walked past The Friar a couple of days ago and went in just because it was close to my hotel. Didn't really know what to expect in terms of the menu and was pleasantly surprised. I ordered shepherd's pie and my colleague a...More

Thank Lionel D
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Popped in the Friar and Firkin for a quiet drink and nibbles, we bought the fully loaded nachos which were excellent, something that I would recommend.

Thank 555Aussie
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Came here a few times, liked the references to the British boozer and the U.K. as a whole. Good atmosphere, a few British classics like Fish and Chips, etc... Friendly staff behind the bar although needed to waiting a while to grab the bar tenders...More

1  Thank ShropshireLad85
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Stopped in at this pleasant pub and had a wonderful experience. The food was great, hot and plentiful. The staff were very pleasant. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a lovely time and will for sure be going back there. 4 people with drinks...More

1  Thank phoenixwatcher1
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Restaurant was fairly empty at 7:30 pm on a Friday. Only 3 or 4 other tables were full. Server was great, food was good not great. The spicy chorizo mac and cheese wasn't fantastic-the chorizo itself wasn't spicy but the jalapeno pepper pieces were. Beer...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed February 12, 2016

Underground British Pub. Food was nothing special - not great, not bad. Portions are big (at least burgers are huge). Lunch time atmosphere quiet, suitable for conversation.

Thank Jeff v
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We loved this little pub..we went 5 times in 2 weeks during our stay in Toronto. The pub food was great and the atmosphere was cosy. A comfortable retreat for a casual meal as a couple and catching up with friends. Would highly recommend!

Thank RobRhi
Reviewed January 4, 2016

A nice little pub nestled between King Street and Queen Street...Great if you want to stop in for a quick beer and catch up on the hockey game!

Thank andrewgH9858FF
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Canadian, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-340-9459
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