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“Been a customer for a long time, but not anymore”
Review of shakespeare arms

shakespeare arms
Ranked #12 of 403 Restaurants in Guelph
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 18, 2013

I loved coming to Shakespeare's Arms over the past few years for great cozy interior and nice food. The last few visits, however, really disappointed me and each visit was worse than previous one. The selection became smaller and the food became worse and worse.

One of the last visits I ordered meat loaf and they brought it barely lukewarm and with cold uncooked vegetables (menu says served with cooked). Last time we went there we waited for almost an hour to bring fish and chips (during middle of the day, wasn't even busy) and when I finally got the food, the chips tasted stale and the waitress forgot to bring tartar sauce. She apologized and went to fetch it, but apparently forgot.

Two years ago, I would have rated Arms 4/5 easily, but unfortunately now I really can't recommend it to anyone. You might like beautiful and cozy interior and friendly staff, but don't expect much from this place in terms of food or service.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

Great pub style food,anything from graet scotch to several beer choices,staff are extra freindly and the locals who frequent this place wont scare you away from comming back,therer is live music some nights call ahead,get there early for seats.Its an experience.

1  Thank Seadays
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Comfortable atmosphere, nice beer and ok food.
Just sometimes that the food taste stay the same.
The service is actually depend on person, thus in average is fine.

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Thank Danko43
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Reviewed March 13, 2013

Chef - manager David Green goes out of his way to insure everything that goes out of his kitchen is great.

Thank matthewsGuelphOnt
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

We were tourists in the area and the Shakespeare Arms was recommended by several passerby and our hotel. As we entered we were greeted and escorted by a friendly hostess. She engaged in small talk to find our likes and made recommendations. Food was excellent, severed hot and fast. I do hate it when their is a long delay when the pub is trying to get you to order more drinks while waiting. This was not the case.

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Thank Teresa H
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