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Quips Pub

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457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2158
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the mood for authentic British pub food, you'll love Quips. The place is small, but the beer list is full of British Ales and the menu is loaded with reasonably priced pub fare. The real dart boards are one of my favorite features. I love a round of cricket while waiting on the food.

Thank Geoff G
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a pretty large group of kids/adults. Our waitress (1 waitress for about 30 people) was phenomenal! She split our checks with no complaints. Our food came out hot and quick. She was very personable and truly the reason we would return. The food was excellent and ranged from "normal fare" to English specialities. I had the Ploughmans Lunch... More 

Thank KatyGrl73
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quips has the best wings in Lancaster. All the flavors are lovely and the british style pub fare is hard to come by elsewhere. Great selection of whiskeys and beers. Absolutely worth the trip. Cozy atmosphere and definitely make reservations after 5. BUT.... DO NOT GO if you have someone in your group under 21....unless you plan to bring your... More 

Thank Nina K
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

A bar that has very successfully recreated an English pub. The feeling was great, decor excellent. The only bar we have been in within the USA that has been able to recreate the pub effect. Many try but don't succeed . The Quips has succeeded. Lovely food, well mannered staff, great time. Thank you.

Thank sue382016
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be a rite of passage; if you worked for Armstrong and were in town for training, you had to come here at least one night and get snockered. Years later, I discovered the food here is really good, too. Shepherd's Pie, Fish and Chips served on news print, good burgers and good entrées abound here. And... More 

Thank esrtraveler
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome little pub and great atmosphere. Food and drinks was also great. Definitely a place to check out. The little history of the place was interesting too,so neat to learn about the place.

Thank lea_travelinggirl
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

OK, fried brussel sprouts - my mother would be amazed, but I ate them and they were delicious. As was the newspaper wrapped fish and chips. A lot of other pub fare on the menu also looked intriguing. The atmosphere was traditional pub, which means a little noisy for a group of friends trying to catch up on the last... More 

Thank alice_lenthe
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The best Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash and caesar dressing (ask for extra). he service is great and the beer choice are great. They also have Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday dinner specials. They have specials every night and we have never missed with their food, we send many guests to this Pub.

Thank TheLancasterBandB
QuipsPub, Manager at Quips Pub, responded to this review

Thank you!!!! It is your word of mouth and wonderful words that brings in new people all of the time. Your feedback and loyal patronage is invaluable and we appreciate all of the new business that you bring!! Yes ... our daily specials are awesome and have a loyal fan base whether it's wings on Monday, Fish n Chips on... More 

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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Pittsburgh born and bread. Even in Amish country you can find a GREAT Irish Pub. Riley at the bar is the best. Just give it a go. Ask for Paddy O'Yoder !! Haha

Thank Magoo41
QuipsPub, Manager at Quips Pub, responded to this review

Riley has been one of our bartenders for over 15 years and is one of the best in the business!! We are so glad that you had a great time and enjoyed not only your dinner and drinks, but the atmosphere and friendly banter as well! Thank you for joining us and telling us how great it was! Until next... More 

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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This is a wonderful little pub serving very good English food and a huge selection of beers. We most often get the Cottage Pie. Staff is friendly and decor is cool ! One of our favorite places in Lancaster.

Thank AtlantictoPacific
QuipsPub, Manager at Quips Pub, responded to this review

We are so glad that you think we are cool ... we think we are cool too!! The cottage pie is a fan favorite for sure and will warm you up every time!! It's our Thursday night special every week for $10. Thank you for being such a loyal patron and for taking a few minutes to tell us how... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 457 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602-2158
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: 17173973903

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