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Hart & Thistle - CLOSED

Historic Properties | 1869 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-407-4278
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
15 Feb 2014
“Great beer, excellent food”
7 Feb 2014
“On the Waterfront”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Historic Properties | 1869 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Beer brewed in on-site micro-brewery - always worth trying, and not disappointed again. The food is also excellent and nicely presented. Service very friendly. Lovely location on the Halifax waterfront.

Thank dkvl
Reviewed 7 February 2014

You've got an hour for lunch and you're tired of sandwiches and wraps. Where to eat? This brewpub might fill the bill. On the harbour front, excellent views, and two dishes I can recommend: the seafood chowder and the homemade fish cakes. The former is...More

1  Thank 2violiststravelling
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Had a business lunch here and found the food very good. The service was also good. The menu is pretty limited to standard pub food but there is a couple unique items like quinoa salad. The decor is nothing to write home about. The location...More

Thank tshep42
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We needed a quick casual meal as we were tired & hungry after a long day. My Aunt had recommended it otherwise I am not sure we would have stopped in at night as it was a little hard to find. But I had the...More

Thank EllieHunt
Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

I have tried this place twice and while the location is fantastic and the staff friendly, the food just does not offer value. Had a chicken pizza with almost no chicken on it, not the sauce advertised in the menu, for 15$ was overpriced. 10$...More

Thank n_purdon
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We were in town for 1 day off the NCL Gem Canada/New England cruise. The harbor-front in Halifax is beautiful. We walked most of the boardwalk, took a ferry across the harbor to Dartmouth and back for the view ($2.50/person round-trip), and then had lunch...More

1  Thank Milestonecruises
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We ate here on a beautiful sunny day.The food was good and the beer excellent.What more could you really ask for in a pub?

Thank pensioner309
Reviewed 22 September 2013

The Hart & Thistle has a great patio (large) on the harbour with a great view! It has good food, good service and a relaxing time can be had by all! The inside bar has a lot of room, clean and tv's for watching the...More

Thank Tuckerhayward
Reviewed 20 September 2013

I met a few friends here before a show. Most of the others with me were regulars. I didn't ask them but it must be because of the beer, if it is because of the food.....I need new friends. I asked for a wheat beer,...More

1  Thank notkevin
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Location - right on the harbour. Although it was a cooler day, the sun was out so we sat on the deck. Service - Was good. Our server was fairly new...I asked a couple of questions, she wasn't sure, but went and asked and was...More

Thank maggiemaeCanada
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  • Address: Historic Properties | 1869 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-407-4278
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