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The Jailhouse Tavern and Inn - CLOSED

77 Albert St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2P9, Canada
+1 289-252-1913
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
77 Albert St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2P9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have gone to this establishment on many occasions and different times over the years. They have changed management but not overall experience. The food is about a 5-6 on a scale of 10 for Pub Fare. Its Ok if you feel like greasy wings...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have eaten here for lunch and dinner and found the food very greasy and bland I would not go back for a third time

Thank rhondarue
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing building, though a little tired in places, & the experience should have been so much more than it proved to be. The number of rooms in the place is fantastic so that you can choose between the main bar area, which...More

Thank YourTypicalTourist
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We moved to Cobourg last year and are trying to explore a new restaurant every other week. Friends picked this restaurant for a Thursday night meal. The place was pretty much deserted. One person ordered a Greek salad which was delivered pretty much as a...More

1  Thank Liz L
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Food is okay but had much higher expectations given the price points. Had a very disappointing beef sandwich. For some reason we keep coming back and each time I hope it will be better but I find I regret coming given the cost vs quality....More

1  Thank MissyStr
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food was okay. Better for drop in drinks and pub food. PLEASE update. Inside very shabby. The staff was friendly though and very efficient.

1  Thank Moretravel777
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We pop in here fairly frequently and it has improved. It is still in need of some tender loving care - some flower planters are empty, weeds in the gardens, mismatched chairs etc. That being said.....the service is always really good and the food more...More

Thank cynjoy
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Historic appeal of this place is in itself a lure, the adjoining old jail provides a visual treat and a conversational piece. We've eaten here on several occasions, often we sit on the patio(it is a lovely patio allowing you to enjoy the passerby's...More

Thank NWSesq
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place was recommended by a local business person and it would appear she has never been there...maybe she should. It was ( once we found the right door to go in) simply a bar....sorry a Tavern. Took a while to even get our order...More

Thank retiredcarnut
Reviewed 6 September 2016

On our trip from Toronto back to Montreal we decided to stop at Victoria Park beach in Coburg for a swim and saw this Inn/Tavern on our way. So after our swim we went to the Tavern for a late lunch, getting there at around...More

Thank Phil P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Albert St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: +1 289-252-1913
  • E-mail
The Jailhouse Tavern is a Scottish Golf-themed restaurant located in the heart of the Cobourg's Beach District in Cobourg, Ontario Canada. The restaurant has a castle-like atmosphere and offers traditional Canadian food with a Scottish influence along with some amazing Scottish dishes.
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