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The Old Triangle Irish Ale House

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
+1 902-492-4900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Old Triangle Irish Ale House
1. Great Pub!
"a great buzzy and friendly place which had a great choice on the menu"
Christine T
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2. Great service with a smile!
"anyone wanting great food and great service, to go try this restaurant"
Ryan W
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3. Celtic music 7 nights a week!
"The music is good and authentic..."
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stumbled upon this pub while looking for a bank in the area. Sat at the bar to have a pint and ended up staying to eat and listen to live music. Excellent selection of ales and beers, with some very fine local brews. The food...More

Thank Fred R
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed May 7, 2018

...service, selection of beer on tap is excellent, food was quick to arrive without rushing us, and tasted as good as it looked! Stayed for another beer after eating and for a few songs from a very talented small band on stage. If I lived...More

Thank 404HappyTraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had their fish and chips. It was delicious and their homemade coldslaw was amazing. I really enjoyed the live music. We went out Saturday night, so it was a bit busy, but very welcoming. I've been here a few times, years ago, and the...More

Thank Tiff L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food and local brews immensely here! Service was friendly and environment was atttactive, comfortable and welcoming. If our stay was longer we would have visited again!

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very welcoming on a cold wet Halifax October evening. Good range of beer. Liked the propeller best. Bar food good with generous portions. Live music later on

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow really nice Irish pub. Well located and easy access. The pub has three levels of floors. We went for dinner on a Monday night and were very surprised to see that there were so many people. The staff was very courteous. We took the...More

Thank Line A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our favorite pub in Halifax. From the comfort food to the downhome music makes for a great atmosphere at the Old Triangle. Friendly staff and great beer tops it off for a wonderful experience.

Thank speedfreak123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by on our way out of the seaside. Inside dark and reminiscent of some Irish pubs I've visited. Sat outside. A bit crowded but great for people watching. Service was cheerful and the food very good pub grub Worth a visit

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere, servers, bartender and everything else. Coming from the west, this was a gem! Highly recommended, do Come! It was one of the very few bars we found locals ❤️

Thank chyenneweatherall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is awesome, the place has a great atmosphere, you feel as if you were in Ireland ! Incredible beer, Whiskey and scotch sélections. The menu has great choices and what we ordered was fresh and delicious ! We finished with an incredible dessert:...More

Thank Pigeon F
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Questions & Answers
Candace P
October 15, 2017|
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Response from 1RaymondJ1 | Reviewed this property |
No, it would be impossible with a scooter. There are steps. They may have a patio in the summer, but the bathrooms would be a problem.
Carol F
August 17, 2016|
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Response from DINKSinOntario | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were some items that were gluten free e.g. Their chocolate torte dessert was listed as gluten free. They have gluten free blinis too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5136 Prince St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-492-4900
  • E-mail
The Old Triangle is an Irish family owned traditional Irish pub established in 2000. We feature an extensive menu of hand crafted Irish & Maritime dishes, 22 taps of local and international brews and an excellent selection of wines, hand picked by our in house sommelier. We feature live music 7 nights a week, matinees on Saturday, Irish dancing and live sessions Sunday afternoons. Our upstairs Seanchai (pronounced shan-a-kee) has Quiz Night on Tuesdays and is also available for private events of up to 80 guests. We are proud to have the finest, friendliest staff in the city, a beautiful summer patio and a warm welcome for all who enter.
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