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The Poacher

) #121 of 384 Restaurants in Burlington ££ - £££ , British,
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
+1 905-639-6291
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
££ - £££
436 Pearl St, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2N1, Canada
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21 - 30 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is now our local pub and we must say the curry sauce for dipping fries is like no other. The California Wrap is also fantastic and the also some of the best wings we have tasted. The staff are extremely friendly and so is...More

Thank stephanie599
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to Canada many many times over the last twenty years but never have we had the experience we have had this evening. This is a nice bar but unless the bar man is the manager he needs to be sacked. We had...More

2  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Love this spot - great patio - great atmosphere - wonderful staff and pretty a-ok food .. Check it out, you won't be disappointed

Thank 900lauriem
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The food is always awesome at the Poacher and the serving staff are really nice. The food is made fresh and is surprisingly good for "pub food". Some favourites of mine are the chicken melt sandwich, bangers and mash, the steak and mushroom pie, and...More

Thank kethrinec
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We have visited The Poacher twice recently. Once we sat indoors and once on the patio located in an ideal downtown Burlington area; a great place to grab a pint. The service has been steady and the value is good. They have an excellent selection...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were regular customers at the Poacher for almost a decade and it had originally been one of our favourite pubs. Unfortunately, the service has been getting worse of late and was so bad on our last visit that we left and will frankly never...More

1  Thank conniedonner
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We recently were looking for a place to meet friends for dinner that wasn't too pricey and could accommodate a baby. As we were from out of town we had no idea and our friends were driving in from Mississauga. We were recommended to this...More

Thank jackolatern
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Met with 6 friends for dinner on Saturday night. The food was fine. Fish and chips, etc. But it was so noisy that conversation was practically impossible, even with the people sitting next to you. I would not recommend it during a busy time. We...More

Thank Sandra9999
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

A great place offering good food, drink with excellent service. You may even be lucky to catch the Mens Welsh Choir singing in there as its thier local .

Thank Lloyd889
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I've lived in Burlington most of my life and I love the downtown area. The Poacher is our go-to pub and I'm torn whether to let more people know about it or not. I've enjoyed so many great, fresh, home-made meals there and I have...More

Thank pmason
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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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