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shakespeare arms

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$$ - $$$, British,
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-767-6003
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long standing business popular with students and locals alike. British fare. Fish Fridays. Great live music Friday evenings. Best comfort food in Guelph!

Thank Luna1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great! I had the chicken yorkie. It was delicious! We will definitely be back again. So much to choose from. Lots of beer choices!

Thank geoffandlaurie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. We went on a night that had a live band which was excellent but it was very diffficult to talk with the noise-don’t go if you are trying to have a conversation. Food was pretty good but nothing special. Antojitos were great-spinach dip...More

Thank Tuscanfan2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us (5-9) meet each Wednesday for coffee and lunch at "Shakey's" for friendship and conversation. The Shakespeare has a well established reputation for great food and friendly service. Everything on the menu is oversize making us wish for a seniors menu or...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Wifey and I had lunch here on a Sunday. She had the mac and cheese with shrimp special. It was not very cheesy tasting. The smoky pancetta didn't enhance the flavour either. I had bangers and mash. The gravy came out of a can as...More

Thank Len R
Reviewed 16 December 2017

If you like the British pub scene, then this place is your # 1 choice in Guelph. Good choice of local and International ales and beers. Excellent pub grub!

Thank Numan62
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The service is excellent with friendly staff. It has a great atmosphere and is conveniently located. The food is good with a limited menu.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

My husband has been to The Shakespeare Arms when he’s been to a Griffins hockey game but I have not. We came into Guelph from Stoney Creek on an errand and he suggested we have lunch there. Glad we did. Nice atmosphere, lots of dishes...More

Thank Serenitynoworsoon
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Big portions of food and tons of beer choices. Great place. Very busy on Friday night. Get there early if big group.

Thank Bonijaho
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Holiday Inn and they recommended Shakespeare Arms. It turned out to be a good choice. It had a nice pub like atmosphere. Lots of wood, very cozy. I had the Reuben sandwich with a salad and CA had a burger...More

Thank Peter M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harvard St, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-767-6003
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