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Kathleen's Cottage

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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90 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3568
(603) 744-6336
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bristol, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like going their and getting a lite meal, I get the fish sandwich... that's because I really want the bread pudding for desert.. I piece is more than enough for 2 people

Thank Bill C
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere wait staff is great can get busy but we'll worth it been going for years and always had a great time with great food

Thank Jay G
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had arrived late out our hotel and were recommended this bar, lovely food and drink, with live music. Very Irish 🍀

Thank dgm17
Lowell, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The live Irish folk music was good, but you might not want to dine here if you struggle with background noise. The shepherd's pie was disappointing and really sub-par for an Irish pub. The place comes highly recommended by locals, and some food items looked really appetizing (e.g., fish & chips basket), so maybe this was just a fluke.

Thank Agingprof
Thunder Bay
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227 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for supper -- place was hoping -- food was good - typical pub fare - server was friendly and helpful

Thank James G
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service outstanding here. Reuben was unlike any other loaded with corned beef & flavor. Friday night's Traditional Irish Music was a perfect accompaniment for the delicious food.

Thank 2HDWinniRiders
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I have heard Kathleen's Cottage was a pretty good eatery, so while in the area yesterday some friend's and I thought we would give it a try. We sat outdoors which offers a comfortable pet friendly atmosphere since we were traveling with a Chocolate Lab. After being seated at a dirty table we were brought our drinks.....2 cold waters and... More 

Thank Brian M
Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Great Food, Great Music on Friday nights. This is where the locals go. Fun place to stop if you are in the area.

Thank Dawn T
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Friday, May 27 7PM service was less than stellar. Waitress clearly wasn't into it. Very slow and didn't know the menu very well. The selection of beers was lacking. Food was good but it took entirely too long to get..... not a go back to place for us.

Thank KW03276
Hauppauge, New York
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

We had a great lunch. The men had Reuben sandwiches that were filled with corned beef. They had a variety of beers and the atmosphere was very pleasing.

Thank Rosemarie N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3568
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: (603) 744-6336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?