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5 West Brew Pub & Kitchen

3600 Dundas St, Burlington, Ontario L7M 4B8, Canada
+1 905-315-8782
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
3600 Dundas St, Burlington, Ontario L7M 4B8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place We went for Halloween and the music was amazing as well as the food offerings. Service was terrific and did I say the food. Beers by the flight ... Fantastic brews right on 5 At a super price point

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 14 November 2017

our first time back since the name change was for the Halloween bash. We had a lot of fun. Our waitress was fantastic - her name escapes me unfortunately but that evening she was wearing a shirt that read "stout". She was super kind and...More

1  Thank JAAMB1st
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Back in August I reviewed 5West Brew Pub and was disappointed in the change they had made from when they were the Purple Heather. Since this is a local business, I wanted to give them a second chance, especially since we had enjoyed it before....More

1  Thank Beerwolf4
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We had an absolute blast on our night out at 5west. Great beers, great, food, and a very handsome British bar man, "Hi Nicky!". I would definitely recommend this pub to anyone looking to have a good meal followed by some cold craft beers. I...More

Thank amlewis
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This English style brew pub recently renamed from The Purple Heather Pub to "5 West Brew Pub" is aiming to establish a hip presence with lines of craft beer brewed on the premises, great food and live music. The place was super packed when we...More

1  Thank Dale-Ann W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Our family decided to try this pub. The food and device were good, but the trivia taking place was annoying since it interfered with our conversations. Would suggest to have trivia during the week only.

Thank colleenva
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The food is good, unfortunately the entertainment lead guitar James wants all the attention and has his amp way too high.

1  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Things are just ok.....staff and management are lacklustre at best...very pricey and no real good specials....the new name is the only thing that has changed....the brew house is the same old stuff ! Live around corner and have been 2 times in 6 years....and both...More

Thank Restaurant P
Doug B, Owner at 5 West Brew Pub & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks Restaurant P for the review. With regards to specials, can you be more specific as we usually have a daily special or items featured on our chalkboards. What day did you visit? With regards to pricing, we do market comparisons and try to be...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Used to eat there often when it was the Purple Heather as the food was very good. However, since they changed to the 5 West Brew Pub, the menus has changed...my favorite dish (Salmon/chorizo meal) is gone, and the new food is not as good....More

Thank Beerwolf4
Doug B, Owner at 5 West Brew Pub & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thanks for the candid review. Please do not hesitate to contact me @ doug@5westbrewpubkitchen.ca. I would certainly like to talk to you regarding our new menu and the changes that were made. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a great place to spend a Saturday afternoon. 21 beers on tap, about half of which are local small brewery offerings, including 2 of their own Craft Beers with 4 more coming from the kettles on site. I drank the house Honey Lager while...More

1  Thank lesliefieger
Doug B, Owner at 5 West Brew Pub & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed our Saturday matinee. Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you sometime soon

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22 March 2016|
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Response from Alan B | Property representative |
IV93364 Well I will try this again as I have posted an answer about 2 hours ago. As one of the owners at the Purple Heather I apologize that we did not meet your expectations. Our servers are trained to address any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
American, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 Dundas St, Burlington, Ontario L7M 4B8, Canada (Formerly The Purple Heather Pub)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-315-8782
  • E-mail
Craft Brew Pub and Kitchen Crafted for an Exceptional Experience. Live Entertainment Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday
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