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The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse

$$ - $$$, Irish,
424 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E2, Canada
+1 902-270-8003
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (15 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (7 reviews)
“irish nachos” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
Canadian, Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
424 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had just driven from Caribou and got to Sydney around 9pm with 1/2 drive to our Airbnb still in New Waterford.We sat outside in back of the restaurant and it was nice at first but became chilly and management put on the outside heaters...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 6 days ago

The lobster and scallop linguini was excellent as was the music for the evening. The servers were efficient and pleasant.

Thank Tenn4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a quick supper and enjoyed the live singer the selection he sang was great although a bit loud. Our meals were fine and our server was pleasant and attentive. I would go back.

Thank Mary Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the reasons we chose to stay in Sydney was the (supposed) good traditional Cape Breton music. We settled in at the bar and had a good dinner served by a good bartender. The atmosphere was great - until the early evening "entertainment" returned...More

Thank Peat_EP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here today while in Port. Got the beer and Irish Nachos. Both were very good. I would come back here again! Had WiFi also.

Thank MarkyMarkTX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and food! We had a fabulous view from the patio - inside was extremely noisy! there was quite the line up to get in when we left... we loved our dinner on the patio!

Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited the Triangle one other time as a tourist. Now that I live here I decided to give it another try. Last time we just had beer and wings and it was good. This time we all had meals and...not great. The shepherd’s pie...More

Thank Booboo4444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good chicken curry, Strongbow on tap. Plenty of seating, would be great to meet up with a bunch of friends for a night out

Thank Chase B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch. The menu had a lot of choices for drinks and food, as well as a varied kid's menu, and tons of seating both indoors and outdoors. There were a couple of small hiccups with the food - receiving hard poached...More

Thank Lauren S
Di-canadiantraveller, Owner at The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the four-star review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Sorry about the eggs and the veggie plate. Your server would have gladly replaced these items. Our kid's veggie plate normally has a variation of carrot sticks, green pepper, celery, broccoli and/or cherry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice and large Irish Pub. It has great food and a good selection of beers and spirits. My favorite was the Cape Breton Black Angus IPA. They expertly accommodated our very large family reunion group with great food and great service....More

Thank Paul_Mary_MV
Di-canadiantraveller, Owner at The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the five-star review! We appreciate your group choosing our pub to celebrate! We're glad you enjoyed our offerings and service. If you're ever back in this area, we'd love to serve you again sometime. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-270-8003
  • E-mail
Visit Cape Breton's Authentic Irish Pub! "Your Passport to the Irish Experience" - Open Daily at 11am - Full Lunch and Dinner Menu - Weekend Brunch - Weekend Late Night Menu - Rooftop Patio - Free Live Music - Locally Owed - Open Year Round
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