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1600 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z6, Canada
+1 902-405-4505
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
“wine bar” (19 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1600 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in our first night in Halifax after dinner for a nightcap. Our server was awesome; we told her what we were looking for (a nice mid-bodied red to cap off our evening) and she delivered! The next day we stopped in for an...More

Thank Bee778
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Being a female solo entrepreneur who’s traveled part of the world, I’ve been to many different restaurants and bars. “Obladee - a wine bar” was recommended by an acquaintance via Facebook, and I didn’t really have any expectations, but now it ranks as one of...More

Thank Caroline R
ObladeeAWineBar, Owner at Obladee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post this review, Caroline. I read it to the staff at our last staff meeting and it made everyone's day. We're so glad you felt taken care of on your visit. See you again soon.

Reviewed September 5, 2018

...people and food. Cozy spot for small plates and wine. Enjoyed what we ate and drank. Returned a few night later for a nightcap and the gal remembered what I drank! Check this place out...you won't regret it!

Thank Canukgal
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff. Always willing to take the time to explain or discuss wines on the list if you have questions. A very good wine list from a basic guzzler up to some special cellar selections and special bottles on offer. The cheese...More

Thank James A
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Although it has younger crowd but the ambiance is delightful, and service is great. Very friendly with good music selections. I enjoyed though it was for a short visit.

Thank Emad B
ObladeeAWineBar, Owner at Obladee, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this thoughtful, review! Much appreciated, and very glad you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Cute spot in a great downtown location. Huge choice of wines, smallish but nice menu. We had the charcuterie board which was quite skimpy for the price. Live jazz and no cover charge on Wednesdays.

Thank Thelma F
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a must-visit in my list every time I am in Halifax. The wine list is extensive, the flights are thought out, cheese pairings are excellent, and the chocolate board is a wonderful, surprising treat.

Thank Sweettreatsdani
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Obladee is trying hard, but they made some mistakes right at the outset and I don't think they will ever be able to overcome them. There is no decent seating near the band. None. They opted for a whole bunch of uncomfortable seats because that...More

Thank 599Angela
ObladeeAWineBar, Owner at Obladee, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi Angela, so sorry to read this review. Some of your frustrations may stem from the fact that we are we are not a live Music venue, rather a wine bar that happens to offer live music on Wednesdays - for free. We establish long-standing...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Still great atmosphere, wine , food and staff . Ask questions they will be answered and it makes for a fun night . We enjoyed DJ Douvet this Thursday night !

Thank LucyvBrown
ObladeeAWineBar, Owner at Obladee, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thanks for this great review Lucy! So Glad you came back to see us :)

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Obladee offers good wines and very tasty small plates in a warm low-light room with a varied and interesting seating. This is perfect for couples, small groups, and even for the solo traveler, as i was. The price is not low but the quality meets...More

Thank NW_Raven
ObladeeAWineBar, Owner at Obladee, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thanks for this thoughtful review and feedback! Very happy you enjoyed your visit/appreciated the details :) Hope to see you again soon. Heather

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Wine Bar, Canadian
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-405-4505
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Small, casual wine bar specializing in thoughtful wines by-the-glass, a market-fresh cafe lunch, and small-batch cheese and charcuterie.
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