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The Poacher

) #136 of 384 Restaurants in Burlington €€ - €€€ , British,
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
+1 905-639-6291
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
€€ - €€€
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Always great food and service at this pub. The inside needs updating as the upholstered seating and the carpets smell very old. We only sit on the patio when they are open.

Thank s2ngel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and sat on the patio. Got hummus as an apprtizer and then beef dip sandwich and steak and mushroom pie for dinner. The service was nice but the food was just your average pub fare. The menu had the same food...More

Thank jessicaroseoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was lovely and everyone loved the food. The upholstered bench I sat on was dirty and falling apart and the tables were sticky and heavily marked up. A few updates would do wonders but still keep the rustic charm.

Thank Neil38
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The top side of the poacher is great, the bottom side tends to over serve, if someone seems intoxicated why should I as a patron of your establishment have to tell you to stop serving them after their fourth yagerbomb with additional shots and free...More

1  Thank Fueledbybacon
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We saw this Pub/Restaurant published in our hotel booklet and thought we would give it a try....my father and I both ordered the Steak and Kidney Pie...we haven't had one this good since we were last in the U.K. Well worth the visit, especially if...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit, small pub off the beaten path, good food, and staff are friendly. Amazing Scotch selection that is hard to beat. Food is good too. Pool tables in the basement. Washroom score 4 out of 10 toilets.

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great atmosphere...very busy...mostly regulars...great food and excellent service...will definitely go back.

Thank LizCraig1952
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This pub is very tired and needs to be totally refurbished. The washrooms are awful the smell down there puts you off eating and drinking - they say you can judge an establishment by its washrooms!. I hope people don't think this is a typical...More

Thank Pippa2425
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Poacher is very close to our home - so we are there at least twice per week. It is the best British Pub in the area.

Thank Shadowprs2014
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I've been to the Poacher a number of times. The food is really hit and miss. I've had some decent dishes such as chicken wings, spring rolls, etc. and then some that are really not that great. They have a good patio for a downtown...More

Thank Jamie O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-639-6291
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