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The Dam Pub Gastropub

€€ - €€€, British,
53 Bruce St S, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
+1 519-599-2110
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (36 reviews)
“haggis” (21 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (21 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
53 Bruce St S, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We always stop at The Dam Pub while we are in Thornbury or Collingwood. The service is always excellent and it is just a real cozy spot to settle in for a nice pint and some great food. It can get busy but they always...More

Thank triciacosgrove
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Dam Pub in Thornbury is one of the best reasons to go to the Blue Mountain/Collingwood/Thornbury area. The food is wonderful, highly recommend the Lamb Shank, and if you're a Scotch fan, there are 808 different varieties on offer. There are also 3 different...More

Thank Mid-TownMaven
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I was staying in Collingwood for a long weekend & a friend suggested we try this place called The Dam Pub about 20 minutes from where we were staying. I looked it up and saw it had over 800 WHISKIES! I'm a huge whisky lover...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We loved sitting outside on the patio for lunch. There's a great selection of drinks and food on the menu (and if you're a whiskey drinker, you've got over 800 to choose from)! Our server was helpful and friendly. This place is busy so you...More

Thank nickelcitygirl
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Have eaten at The Dam pub a fed times now. Last time was February 24 2017. 808 whiskies now, son and I tried a few. Waitress was very helpful with choices. Had the Haggis appetizer, seems to be our favorite. First time for the Lamd...More

Thank Janet624
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great pub atmosphere with lots of gluten free options for guests to select from. Great selection of drinks and delicious food. I would recommend making a reservation and could use more parking, but great experience overall!

Thank Christine202020
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been to this restaurant a number of times and have had brunch, lunch and dinner there. Waitstaff are friendly, service is good and the menu offers a good variety of choices. Classic pub food like fish and chips and shepherd's pie share the...More

Thank GreyBay
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere , food was good and service was ok . Great spot for drinks . Parking is lacking and reservations are a good idea

Thank 69deniset
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is more than a pub; it's a very very good restaurant. We went on Sunday and were able to enjoy the prime rib dinner with huge Yorkshire servings. Be sure to make reservations.

Thank B P
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Extended family meal for 8 people. Went on Rib night, so ordered the ribs. Not really fall off the bone. Nothing wrong, just not great. Wine is expensive

Thank SconceOxshott
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Questions & Answers
22 August 2016|
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Response from thewhiskychick | Property representative |
Good morning Margaret, We have had the same Red Seal Chef for 10 years, Suzette Gerrie. Our restaurant has never been full of "old men" and our menu has remained the same for the past 11 years. All our meals are made from... More
Constance S
28 June 2016|
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Response from thewhiskychick | Property representative |
That is correct Constance, health regulations do not allow smoking or dogs on the patio. We offer many gluten free options .....breads, pasta, desserts and we prepare custom plates.
22 April 2016|
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Response from Ange F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, According to their menu online, they do offer Gluten Free items, but for an additional cost. You can see their menu at thedampub. ca. Hope that helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Bruce St S, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Blue Mountains  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +1 519-599-2110
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A popular family owned Gastropub set in the quaint village of Thornbury, Ontario. We are featured regularly on The Food Network's "You Gotta Eat Here!" Folks come for miles to enjoy Chef Rob Lussier's culinary delights, over 850 whiskies in Stephanie's Whisky Bar, and our impeccable service with seasoned waiters. All this nestled into our circa 1875 house with a welcoming and cozy ambience. Reservations highly recommended.
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