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Charles Dickens Pub

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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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505 Dundas St, Woodstock, Ontario N4S 1C3, Canada
+1 519-421-2218
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first thing I notice about this pub is they sell it as a English food pub, well they can as the owners were from Liverpool. It was very busy when I went their and that's always a good sign. They have a great menu. I tried the Haddock and it tasted great and they also have a great selection... More 

Thank shaun1968red
Chatham, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother and I were looking for a place to eat while I was house sitting for my daughter.....this is definitely a great place to eat....such an authentic feeling pub....friendly staff...and the beer was good too! I had the halibut which was excellent right down to the coleslaw! My brother had the Cobb salad which he said was equally as... More 

Thank Renee S
Tilbury, Canada
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151 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in to enjoy the beer and a salad for supper. Good service good staff and good food. Will return again.

Thank Keith B
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter had the poutine and the cheese curds were not melted the fries were burned and she found a hair in her dish. I I ordered the soup of the day which was very Bland roasted red pepper and coconut. Then I had the fajita chicken salad it was absolutely tasteless and very small for the price. Server was... More 

Thank Scott M
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Came here for lunch in July 2016 and I still dream about the five brothers grilled cheese with the best tomato soup I've ever had. Seriously, I would pay money for your tomato soup recipe - what do you put in there that makes it so good? Fresh delicious bread, great combination of cheeses, perfectly grilled, with - as already... More 

Thank Jo-Ann Z
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Has a bit of the old pub feel! Some great beers on tap. Has some great unique old English dishes! Great for lunch, dinner or just a coffee and dessert!

Thank Corwin B
Chatham, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Go once a year visit friends in Woodstock and have enjoyed many Superbowls there, the food is awesome and the staff great, and they put on a nice snack of home style potatos, chicken wings and chili etc at half time...great place to enjoy with friends!

Thank DanChatham
Woodstock, Canada
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Good food - lots of happy people - typical pub atmosphere. Attentive service - and the meal served was hot and very tasty.

Thank bjojd
Stratford, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We decided to go back to the Dickens as we had, had such a good meal there when last over from the UK. Now living in Stratford we called in just before 5pm Thursday, so glad we didn't go any later!! lt got really busy. We both decided on the Steak and Ale pie with trimmings. It was really hot... More 

Thank _christinebeardon
Woodstock, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

11out of 10. This place is spotless. The atmosphere is tremendous. The food is excellent, prices are ok

Thank Ted V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Dundas St, Woodstock, Ontario N4S 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +1 519-421-2218

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