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British Arms Pub

$$ - $$$, ,
29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
+1 705-728-1111
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
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11 - 20 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a girls day out to try out Barrielicious yesterday...we decided after much discussion on British Arms because of its menu at lunch, and the prior experiences of some of our group. We were there around 11:30 and although we had a reservation, the...More

Thank LORI F
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went for Barrielicious last night. The food that we all ate was delicious. 3 of us had the Jack dip and 1 had a caesar salad to start. 2 had the yorkshire pudding, 1 had fish and chips and I chose the steak frites....More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Why is this place included in the Barrielicious line up? This restaurant failed to impress in any way! Well, the jack dip was good but it went downhill after that. We were seated by the automatic fireplace, I thought it was there for atmosphere, No,...More

Thank Tippi C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Service good, but the food was only average. The place was dark inside and this made it seem like they were trying to hide the dingy décor, and not adding atmosphere.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for fish and chips. Generous portions - you could share it. . Friday night is also two for one ! The service is fast and the staff go out of their way to make sure you are looked after. A regular Friday night...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went out for dinner and was very pleasantly surprised. Wait staff was awesome and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was awesome! Pulled Pork Sandwich was great. They're serving prime rib dinner on Saturday nights now apparently. One of my hubby's favorite meals....More

Thank Weazie1850
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Seriously how could you go wrong with mini skirts and beer? I have been to this place once and loved it. the service is great, the food is great and so is the atmosphere.

1  Thank ReiterTwo
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This Pub has had many incarnations but to this day is refered to as 'the Old Beefeater" but it's not. It is a nice modern pub that has a wonderful warm atmosphere. It has the charm of the "Beefeater" that makes the faithful feel at...More

Thank Lori O
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The portion is more than generous the chips are fantastic and it comes with the sweetest little peas ever. Add a pint and Fridays they are two for one so a couple can dine for around $30 TVS are a bit much maybe but I'm...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food was good and the service was fast. The beer was cold and served promptly. Overall and nice comfortable place for lunch and a drink.

Thank martinrhonda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-1111
  • E-mail
In Great Britain, Ireland and across Europe, the "pub" or "local" is the center of town life: a place to relax, refuel the body and the spirit, share news and be entertained. The British Arms Pub delivers that same atmosphere and service to Barrie today.An eclectic menu, unparalleled beer and cocktails choices, and array of music nightly makes The British Arms the local destination for English pub-style fun, relaxation and refreshment. Whether it's a business lunch, an after work get-together, a family dinner in friendly surroundings, or a late night soiree of great music over pints with friends.Come visit your "local" today! Here at the The British Arms we pride ourselves on using locally sourced, fresh produce when in season. Our team of highly trained chefs and service staff will cater to your every need. Should you have any questions about any of our menu items or allergy related inquiries please discuss with your server. They will be delighted to provide you with the appropriate information!
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