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Kathleen's Cottage

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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90 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3568
+1 603-744-6336
11:00 - 21:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:30
Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The atmosphere is really good here and sometimes the brew they have on tap is great. The problem lies in the very slow service. We waited at least a half hour after we placed our order. This is the third time we have been here and each time the wait is very long for your food. Then when it arrives... More 

Thank winnilady2
Bristol, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I like going their and getting a lite meal, I get the fish sandwich... that's because I really want the bread pudding for desert.. I piece is more than enough for 2 people

Thank Bill C
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere wait staff is great can get busy but we'll worth it been going for years and always had a great time with great food

Thank Jay G
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had arrived late out our hotel and were recommended this bar, lovely food and drink, with live music. Very Irish 🍀

Thank dgm17
Lowell, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The live Irish folk music was good, but you might not want to dine here if you struggle with background noise. The shepherd's pie was disappointing and really sub-par for an Irish pub. The place comes highly recommended by locals, and some food items looked really appetizing (e.g., fish & chips basket), so maybe this was just a fluke.

Thank Agingprof
Thunder Bay
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227 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went there for supper -- place was hoping -- food was good - typical pub fare - server was friendly and helpful

Thank James G
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Service outstanding here. Reuben was unlike any other loaded with corned beef & flavor. Friday night's Traditional Irish Music was a perfect accompaniment for the delicious food.

Thank 2HDWinniRiders
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have heard Kathleen's Cottage was a pretty good eatery, so while in the area yesterday some friend's and I thought we would give it a try. We sat outdoors which offers a comfortable pet friendly atmosphere since we were traveling with a Chocolate Lab. After being seated at a dirty table we were brought our drinks.....2 cold waters and... More 

Thank Brian M
Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great Food, Great Music on Friday nights. This is where the locals go. Fun place to stop if you are in the area.

Thank Dawn T
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Friday, May 27 7PM service was less than stellar. Waitress clearly wasn't into it. Very slow and didn't know the menu very well. The selection of beers was lacking. Food was good but it took entirely too long to get..... not a go back to place for us.

Thank KW03276

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3568
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 603-744-6336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?