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One of the first bars to open in the “renaissance” of James Street North in particular, and Hamilton in general, The Brain is a bar frequented by the city’s “old guard” artists and newer wannabes. Probably the coolest bar in town, it accommodates relatively few...More
First visit to a great, eclectic little bar.
Priding itself on wild and outrageous craft beers and ciders, it attracts a hipster crowd of characters who know what they want to enjoy
Staff were super friendly and the atmosphere was a lot of fun.
Do not hesitate this place is great. Wonderful people, beers from all over, a really interesting selection, and simple meal. We choose a cheese platter and tuna melt all made fresh. Not expensive and great service.
We had a local cider as well as it...More
An understated hole-in-the-wall kind of pub with gobs of character and a selection of craft beers that any pub would be proud of. Friendly staff, friendly patrons and cozy atmosphere. Not much more to ask for than that!
Excellent beer list, plenty of microbrews on offer from surrounding regions. Rocking tunes in the evenings, interesting mix of cool kids, hipsters and older timers. Service is friendly. Raw decor - this is not a fancy cocktail bar. Not sure there's food. A definite stop...More