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Gahan House Harbourfront

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From our hand-crafted ales and delicious menu to our beautful patio that has one of the best views of the Halifax waterfront, Gahan Harbourfront has a little something for everyone. Experience the beer. Experience the food. Experience the culture. Come experince Gahan.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check out this wonderful restaurant by the Historic Centre and enjoy great ambience, views, craft beers and excellent friendly service! We were thrilled with our brief visit before heading to the airport.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank wimv641
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We went recently to celebrate a family member’s birthday. When I booked the reservation, I was asked if it was for a special occasion and I told him the details. He said he would make a “special note” of our booking. However much to our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank emMCcee
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Great location and place itself is nice, beer is good but was just let down by the quality of the food after having higher expectations due to frequently visiting the one on pei. To say the least it is not the same quality of food....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank matthewthomas85
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Very welcoming feel as soon as you walk into the restaurant. Intimate lighting and various choices with regard to seating (e.g. booths, tables, and high bar tables); thus, accommodating the needs of many. We ordered a bottle wine (most wines were fairly pricey; however, they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wine_Dine_Relax
Reviewed November 30, 2018

I booked a reservation at this restaurant based on the reviews. My brother and I were going to Ken Jeong at Casino Nova Scotia and were looking for a place before the show to try. To start, great pub atmosphere. We were given a booth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Kagcan
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hi Kagcan, We are so happy you enjoyed your steak sandwich, watermelon salad, the chicken & chorizo penne and brown bag dessert. Thank you so much for sharing your experience, we'll be sure to pass it along to the rest of the team and we...More

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service.. from the time we were seated by the host Mia...to the server Maddie...and the manager “Colin, he stopped by our table to make sure all was well! Not often you get that kind of service! Food and atmosphere was outstanding! A must go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 910joanneh
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hi 910joanneh, Thank you so much for sharing your experience, we love hearing from our guests and we'll be sure to pass along your kind message to the rest of the team! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Maggie

Reviewed October 23, 2018

We had a late lunch at Gahan House with our visitors from Manitoba & Ontario. Service was friendly and attentive. The food was delicous, served hot and fresh tasting. The burger was super, fish and chips are really good and the chowder was terrific. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank everydaymartha
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi everydaymartha, Thank you so much for sharing your review, we're so happy you enjoyed your lunch with us especially the burger, fish ad chips and chowder! We look forward to seeing you again. Maggie

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Good location on the Halifax-side boardwalk along the harbour. Good restaurant layout. An average assortment of foods along with independently brewed beers and other drinks. Our party of three had two orders of fish and chips. The fish was dry and tasteless; the batter tasty....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W J K
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hi W J K, Thank you for sharing your review, we love hearing from our guests to help us improve. We sincerely apologize for the disappointing experience, we will be sure to pass along your message to the rest of the team. We hope you'll...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Loved sitting outside by the water. The menu was varied enough for everyone in our party. The food was excellent and the service stellar. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JQAverage
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hi JQAverage, Thank you so much for sharing your review, we're so happy you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to seeing you again. Maggie

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We went in-between meals and were quite pleasantly surprised. Sitting overlooking the water is sadly lacking in Halifax, this location gives you that. We had the mussels (excellent), a pretzel and some beer and had a good lunch-ish experience. Service was great, friendly, efficient, unrushed,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Geoff H
Gahanhouse, Guest Services at Gahan House Harbourfront, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Hi Geoff H, We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us, thanks for sharing! We look forward to seeing you again. Maggie

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