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Henry House

1222 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y4, Canada
+1 902-423-5660
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1222 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y4, Canada
Neighbourhood: South End
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family recently ate here for an evening meal .Large restaurant with two floors of seating . Servings were a bit small on fish and chips but everything else was fine . Waiter was busy and service was ok .Lots of different beer on tap...More

Thank BarryStrongman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ah the beginning of a new summer season on the open patio market. The weather was perfect about 30 Celsius. The burgers were delicious and the beer sampler was a great way to taste a variety of beers at a reasonable price.

Thank newf1946
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's been years since I've been to the Henry House but it remains a little gem in the South End of the city. I had dinner early in the week in the cozy pub downstairs. It was surprisingly busy by 7:30 PM with every table...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always thought this venue looked too expensive whenever we drove by but I was very surprised by the reasonably priced dining room options. This "house" has a pub in the basement, a dining room with fireplace on the main floor as well as a...More

Thank 2017Luv2travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, old atmosphere. Relaxing and comfortable place to take a load off after a day of exploring the city. Nice food and good beers. Takes you back in time.

Thank Heidola
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten a few times at Henry House and each time has been great. With very friendly servers to make recommendations, dinner has been very pleasant. The restaurant uses local food products; we found all items fresh, wonderful seasoned, and served at a pleasant...More

Thank AstroLS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here this week and really enjoyed it. I dined downstairs and I noticed the two person booths are incredibly cramped. We had to move so our knees werent knocking into each other. Was confused why they were there when not even functional. Other...More

1  Thank Bel E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying just down the block from Henry House. Stopped in for a drink the first night, back for supper the next, lunch the next day... had seafood chowder, salt cod fish cakes, fish and chips--good hearty pub style fare. Good selection in the...More

Thank margo_eh
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great place to go for aNice meal. Ambiance is wonderful,, we go for a romantic evening ever so often. Meals. Have been good and not so but enough so that we will return.

Thank avalily
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If possible sit next to the fireplace and cozy up to a peculiar beer or a glass of wine. the daily specials are always fresh, well done and ample in size. Whether its lunch or dinner the atmosphere is always warm and welcoming. repeat customer...More

Thank n d
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Is there accessible parking near this restaurant?
25 January 2017|
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Response from NSRoadrunner7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes street parking but this is a busy area.
Is there a menu on line
9 May 2016|
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Response from Don_G_Wright | Reviewed this property |
Many have responded, I would just add that there is something for anyone used to pub fare anywhere in Canada, with a few local specialties.
I would like to see the menu as well. Looking for GF options mainly.
20 June 2015|
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Response from Phil F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, it appears that you can't get their menu on line!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
11:30 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1222 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-5660
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