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The Poacher

) #126 of 384 Restaurants in Burlington $$ - $$$ , British,
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
+1 905-639-6291
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
$$ - $$$
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
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11 - 20 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Nine people there tonight All ordered numerous drinks Some ordered off menu Five ordered the special of wings It states no take out for the wings It does not say you cannot take out any you may not be able to finish The waitress was...More

Thank parosum
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very authentic british pub. Always alot of British people eating here or playing darts/pool. I really like their fish and chips, and I really like their patio in the summertime.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice place...Location is good. The waitress was great. Ordered 2 draft beers. One was cold the other was not so much. Mentioned it to the waitress who went inside.to talk to her manager. When she returned she said sorry the manager our lines are fine...More

4  Thank jeff7672016
Reviewed 8 September 2016

On Sept 2, 2016 I dined at the "The Poacher" They had white fish from Alaska on special but nobody knew what fish - so I ordered the burger and fries. Glad I did - great burger and fries. Good service and nice atmosphere. However...More

Thank goldenboy1947
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The poacher has the feel of a neighbourhood pub, because it is. You can often see the same people there. The pub is good solid pub food -- including a good "English curry" and fish and chips, and steak and mushroom pie. Their burgers are...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a great place for drinks, sometimes they have bugle band interchanging players. When we went it was very entertaining. Those people can really play those bugles plus.

1  Thank Elsa C
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Best value fish n chips...friday date night.can split it.plenty for two...great atmosphere.nice patio..good choice in beers n whiskey...p.s...they also have a ukulele band on a wed eve downstairs who play for charity..

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We used to frequent the Poacher on a regular basis and enjoyed good food and fairly good service. Service started to slip as new servers were hired--but could not understand how the bar manager/owner gave some of the poorer servers a pass?? Then the food...More

2  Thank marbella50
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stopped by for an evening meal and sat on the patio area. Good helpful and efficient service. Had their home made shepherds pie which was delicious. Not a huge menu but this is good as they are good at what they do looking at other...More

Thank RNC007
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is now our local pub and we must say the curry sauce for dipping fries is like no other. The California Wrap is also fantastic and the also some of the best wings we have tasted. The staff are extremely friendly and so is...More

Thank stephanie599
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-639-6291
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