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Knotted Thistle Pub

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
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Updated 20-06-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-06-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Not only does the Knotted Thistle offer a uniquely Celtic atmosphere, we also proudly serve a variety of local and imported beer, wine and scotch along with some traditional Celtic dishes. Whether it’s a Irish Nachos, or our famous yards of ale -we have something to tempt every palette. So feast yer eyes upon one of our menus and see what mouth-watering surprises await you.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Scottish, Irish, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed November 17, 2020

My first visit here. Nice clean little pub. The food was very good! Had the rice bowl ( pictured) and ribs!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Nice little pub! The food took forever to come, and when it did, it arrived cold. It tasted fine, but when my food is supposed to be hot, I want it hot! I would return for a drink, but I wouldn't eat here again

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Great meal here always. Guineas burger is by far the best on the menu. Staff are fantastic. Service is great. Highly recommended

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff that helped with gluten free options on drinks and meals. Staff who took order delivered meal to table and made great suggestions. The appetizer Irish nachos is huge so consider half order but not on menu but was suggested by staff. Is...quite busy so come early.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020

Very pratical, as it's located in the Atlas Hotel. The staff is very friendly. We had good bites with Ceasars, which were really good and welcome after a long drive across the country ;)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Thick juicy patty on a soft pretzel like bun ,(only quibble was it needs some pickles). Good service and drinks list, especially the wines, but they should add a Canadian red. Love the fireplaces on a chilly day.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

Regina has so many bars and restaurants... but, our favourite spot is the Knotted Thistle in The Atlas Hotel (formerly the Travelodge - South Albert Street). A few years ago, we would occasionally go there with friends after Rider home games; well, it's now an...unbreakable tradition. Whether the Riders win or lose, we know that we'll end our afternoon or evening off well with a visit to the Thistle. The menu has something for everyone and the atmosphere can't be beat. The staff recognize our small group and greet us with genuine enthusiasm when they see us arrive. This place is worth a stop if you're ever in Regina!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Staff should spend more time doing there job rather than chatting to there buddies and colleagues. Took 15 mins to be served at the bar, seated in front of two staff who were far more interested in playing on there phones and chatting to each...other. When food was finally ordered the portion was a complete rip off for that was charged.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

While in the area we took friends their after looking at TA.. the reviews seemed promising so we said we would give it a go. Hubby and I had fish and chips which were very good (batter was not too thick.. just the way we...like it). Friends had the burger and the corn beef and cabbage which were very tasty. The Guiness tasted much like it is in Ireland (which is rare here in Canada we find). Nice atmosphere.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

Excellent and friendly service. Great food excellent atmosphere. Great theme and decor. Very pleasant

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, Knotted Thistle Pub is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Knotted Thistle Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4