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The Local Gastropub

$$ - $$$, ,
37 Dunlop St W, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A1, Canada
+1 705-252-9220
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (16 reviews)
“reuben” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
37 Dunlop St W, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on weekend. Small cozy pub atmosphere. Good selection of local beers and ciders . Pub food was average for pubs. Pouring special was good. Wife had English shepherd's pie good flavours. Son had burger unique to them . Very good service, great location...More

Thank Pomkican
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Pomkican Thanks for the lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal and pints! Cheers Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been in once before, and today was just as nice. Had curry and a nice draught beer. On previous visit had Scotch eggs........both meals were very tasty. Server Dawn was great..... very efficient and friendly. The restaurant is fairly small and parking is limited,...More

Thank beejay33
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Beejay33 Thanks for taking the time to review! Its awesome to know that you had a great time and wil be popping back in down the line. I will pass on your comments to Daw, I know she will be very happy. Cheers Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for lunch. Soup was great and the bun was excellent. I had the Yorkshire pulled beef and it was good. Would return if I was in the area again

Thank Tim B
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tim Glad you enjoyed your time in our pub and everything was yummy Cheers Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1) Central Downtown location - Main Street 2) Attentive service during meal - we had a larger group with a number of kids 3) Good beverage selection Enjoy !!

Thank Faizal B
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

4) thanks for supporting our little pub in our great downtown......!

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to like the food here more but it just wasn’t that good. But let me start with the good stuff. The atmosphere here is great. People enjoying themselves; playing various board games at the table; enjoying the open air tables was great....More

Thank Chris E
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Chris Thanks so much for the feedback! Although we much prefer to have 5 star ratings we know sometimes this can't always happen. It looks like a little perfect storm with your food not being to your liking and for that we humbly apologize...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

I’m not sure why it has taken me this long to write a review of my favourite pub. I have been going to the Local for over 8 years. I first discovered it when passing by on foot, and decided to pop in. I had...More

2  Thank stevebird99
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve Thanks for the review! It has been a pleasure over the years having little bar chats about every topic known! See you tomorrow? Cheers Scott

Reviewed August 26, 2018

Personable staff, drinks and food were excellent Portions are generous, we were almost full with our starters Definitely returning

Thank Elizabeth A
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Elizabeth We are so happy you enjoyed your experience! We look forward to welcoming you back!!!! Cheers Scott

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this fabulous pub yesterday. The waitress was so very helpful answering our queries. She asked us our names which we felt was a lovely personal touch. The beers were superb and the food was so tasty. They even cooked mash potatoes fresh for...More

Thank Lizfizz
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Lizfizz Nothing better than some buttery mash potatoes fresh out the pot! Thanks for popping in and giving us a try on your travels.. Cheers Scott

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Barrie, Ontario overnight and found a fab place to eat. We were met at the door by Shannon with a smile and a warm welcome. We had the fish and chips. Delicious. But I think you could pick anything off the menu and...More

Thank Deborah N
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Hi Deborah We loved having you!!! Thanks for checking us out and we can't wait to have you back! I have proudly posted your review for our staff to see! Cheers and we will see you soon. Scott

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Only local beers, locally produced produce and meat. A standard selection of burgers, taco's, fish and chips, as well as daily specials, always something intriguing.

Thank James P
37Scotland, Owner at The Local Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Hi James Thanks for coming in and taking the time to review! Glad you like our homemade selection! Cheers Scott

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Mollie H
February 8, 2016|
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Response from 37Scotland | Property representative |
Hi Mollie! Kids are always welcome in our little pub. We are family friendly and always have board games to keep everyone occupied.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Dunlop St W, Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-252-9220
  • E-mail
Description
Great home cooked pub food with the best selection of craft beer on tap North of Toronto. With large bay windows you have an indoor/outdoor atmosphere all through the year.
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