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The Shire Restaurant and Brew Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch wings cole slaw eggs benedict cobb salad bread home fries steak wing night pot of coffee all day breakfast the montreal smoked meat local breweries on tap love this restaurant wait for a table friendly atmosphere
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals and we go to The Shire a lot for Brunch. It is always wonderfully busy. Be prepared to wait for a table, especially on Sunday, but it is so worth it. Breakfast/Brunch choices are many, all the food is tasty, and there's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank luvtotravel6768
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

We've been a few times. The first was for brunch and we had terrible, slow service. We gave it another chance, sure that it couldn't really be that bad. Things improved but still average at best. Lunch and dinner were our next adventures and honestly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelingwith3teens
Reviewed February 6, 2019

The Shire Restaurant is attached to the Simcoe Travelodge. Which makes it handy to grab a bite if you are staying at the motel. I have tried the breakfast omelet, cobb salad, fish and chips, and burgers. All are very good. I substitute the sweet...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Richard F
Reviewed November 18, 2018

I can understand why we had to wait for a table this morning. Amazing omelettes and eggs Benedict. Very busy today and no disappointments. Food was plentiful and served piping hot.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 197lend
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very busy Day obviously for breakfast but we were seated pretty quickly all things considered. Menu offered a number of choices but were quite expensive. Maybe because of the day? Not sure. Food was good but took a long time to get it. Again, likely...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Alice L
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I went with a friend and we had the macaroni and cheese...we did split it and had plenty each. We asked for an extra piece of garlic bread and it was no problem. They use 3 cheeses and there are bacon bits in it. as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pattyf45
Reviewed September 16, 2018

My wife, son and I were in town, visiting my brother in the hospital and took my sister-in-law to lunch to the restaurant of her choice. The food was delicious. You could taste the homemade flavour. Everything was freshly made and very tasty. My roast...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank farmboy1960
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I go here for breakfast as often as possible. Huge well cooked omelette, deep fried hash brown/home fry which I prefer. Fresh bakery bread, nice and thick cut. Service is always good. I have not been as impressed with non breakfast meals, but they have...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sjaernh
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We were in town for a lacrosse tournament and this place was recommended to us by a local. It was Father's Day and we didn't have a reservation, so we broke up our party into smaller numbers so we could be sat sooner. It was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MB2273
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There is a very friendly atmosphere and very tasty food. I highly recommend it for brunch. I loved the Eggs Benedict.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Response from AcapulcoFred | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they do. and I looked for their website that does not work... but here is a phone number that you could call and find out.... (519) 429-3300
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Response from Bargary | Reviewed this property |
Yes.....and it's really enjoyable.
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