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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 21-12-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21-12-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Grill, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
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Reviewed November 3, 2021 via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch at the "Old Newcastle House Tap and Grill" on our drive from Toronto to Kingston. My "Tap and Grill" burger was very tasty and my husband enjoyed his Buffalo chicken sandwich. The ambience was quaint and the staff friendly....A very good lunch stop!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2021

Thank you very much, please come by to see us again soon!

Reviewed August 17, 2021

My friend and I had lunch at the Old Newcastle House today. We both ordered the Kickass Canadian Cowboy Burger from their summer menu and they were absolutely delicious. ( Homemade patty, crispy onions, house BBQ sauce, applewood smoked bacon, peameal bacon and fried cheddar...drizzled with maple syrup). They are definitely man-sized burgers, so bring an appetite !! The atmosphere was friendly and the service was excellent. Thank you Aimee!! . If you have never dined here, you should, as they definitely have the best burgers in town!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2021

Thank You for this fantastic review! Come on back soon!

Reviewed July 30, 2021 via mobile

We had lunch with friends at the old Newcastle today. It was fantastic. We all had burgers. Other Woman burgers and 2 blazzin cowboy burgers. Everyone was very happy with their choice. "One of the best burgers I have ever had " was one response....Tanya was yet again the best.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2021

Thanks for the great review, everyone is loving our burgers, especially the new Summer Blazin' Burgers! Come on back soon!

Reviewed July 28, 2021 via mobile

Quality food is very important considering we’ve been there a number of times and that quality is deteriorated. Four of us went for dinner three weeks ago vegan meals were needed and requested and stipulated want to be added and nothing came out right. We...came in to meet with I thought was the owner but it was just a head of your cooks. Level of empathy was zero. Fantastic patio that’s where it stops it’s bar food and very limited. Quality of food is very important which will bring people back. Very disappointingMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2021

We have spoken with you, and it seems as if your expectations were extremely unreasonable, we are a PUB, and not a fine dining establishment, and we ask that you try somewhere new to frequent as you had some very strong and unnecessary criticisms of...More

Reviewed July 21, 2021

My son and I had lunch on the patio there today and the service and food was amazing. The Old Newcastle House Taps and Grill never disappoints!! My son had the Teriyaki Salmon Bowl from the New Summer Menu and I had my go to...favourite a Buffalo Chicken Wrap in a pineapple curry sauce . Both were delicious. I will be back next week with friends, and my son and I will be back again soon. I am so glad you survived the pandemic, the Village of Newcastle would not be the same without you!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2021

Thank you Judith for sharing your experience with us at The Old Newcastle House! It has been a challenging time, and we're happy to see everyone returning and enjoying dining with us again!

Reviewed February 21, 2021 via mobile

Well it must be a difficult thing to do. For the price I can buy a 3 year old bottle of wine from Italy And a glass of wine here is the same but the quality is poor .....spend the money for the pricy glass...of wineMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2021

I'm sure that wine is a personal preference, our customers enjoy the experience of a glass of wine and a nice meal at The Old Newcastle House. Our prices are very reasonable and in line with other local establishments. We hope you'll enjoy our Jackson...More

Reviewed November 2, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I were heading home from Peterborough and were looking for a place to stop for lunch. Raining out and wanted some comfort food. So on Trip Advisor I went. Checked out a few menus at places to stop on the way and...found this restaurant in the perfect location with a good variety of comfort foods. Super COVID clean with your own little spot by the fireplace, private T.V tucked in the corner. Had their meatloaf and it was delicious. Tasty gravy for the garlic mash, broccoli 🥦 with back wrapped, cheese 🧀 stuffed meatloaf. To die for. Our pick the next time we are in the area.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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ONHtapsandgrill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2020

Thanks foe sharing your experience with The Old Newcastle House! Come on back soon to see us in thr Village of Newcastle!

Reviewed June 26, 2020 via mobile

We occasionally head to Newcastle for a meal...the Old Newcastle House is always a solid choice. You can expect good food and drink at a fair price with quick friendly service. For all you vegetarians, they have an excellent quinoa/black bean burger. For all of...you no so worried about your waistline...their Mac n cheese is more creamy than custard. Add the bacon for a dollar to take it over the top. If you want something a little more healthy...their Cheese Burger salad is Kim's go to.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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ONHtapsandgrill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2020

Thank you for the great Review! Come on back soon! Everyone loves our menu options, with something fo reveryone!

Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

This is a super cozy pub style restaurant with great food and superb friendly service! It’s our “go to” date night!

Date of visit: February 2020
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ONHtapsandgrill, Owner at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2020

Thank you, come and see us again soon, our Patio is now open!

Reviewed January 19, 2020

Had lunch with friends at this cozy British style pub. Food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Our server was friendly and very helpful. We will be visiting this restaurant again for sure.

Date of visit: January 2020
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409vickya, Marketing at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

Thank you David, we appreciate this great review of our team and our service, and glad you enjoyed your selections! Please do come again soon! The Old Newcastle House

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Yes, The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5