Halifax Pubs & Sports Bars
Looking for a place to wet your whistle? Drop in for a cold one at a local Halifax pub or sports bar. Saddle up to the bar or pull up a chair and nosh on nibblies while watching the game. Pubs and sports bars usually feature a full menu and TVs for watching major sports events. Be sure to read all about Halifax's pubs and sports bars in the descriptions below along with maps and reviews.
Housed inside a historic brick building across the street from a popular tourist attraction, the Halifax Citadel, this tavern is open seven days a week. Halifax Alehouse specializes in local Maritime microbrews, and does so by stocking over 15 beers on-tap.
Durty Nelly's is a lovey little Irish pub located on Sackville Street in Halifax. Typical pub fare with an Irish flare is offered on the menu.
Found inside the Clayton Park Shopping Centre, this pub televises the latest live sporting events. Winston's food menu contains a wide range of foods such as nachos, chicken wings, steak sandwiches, and French fries. This pub stocks over 20 types of ales and lagers.
A classic Irish pub, complete with free wireless Internet access, the Old Triangle can be found in Halifax's Waterfront district. Classic Irish meals found here include the steak and kidney pie, curry and chips, Irish stew and the Irish boxty.
Pub crawlers and connoisseurs alike will not want to miss this Irish establishment. Enjoy fine food and even finer drinks everyday until at least 11pm.
Specializing in beers of all kinds, Maxwell's Plum is located downtown. Thirsty travellers have the enviable option of choosing from over 50 draught beers, many of which are brewed in or around the Halifax area. Maxwell's also offers a menu full of pub food.
Situated on Halifax's eclectic Spring Garden Road, this pub brews its own line-up of ales and lagers. Beers served here include the India pale ale, and fruity, seasonal lagers. Rogue's Roost also serves a full food menu.
Televising the latest in live sporting events, this sports bar can be found on Halifax's popular Spring Garden Road. Patrons of Bubba's, can order any one of the forty types of chicken wings on its menu.
Patrons here will enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of this British style pub. Located in the former CIBC Bank building, a heritage property which was built in 1900; guests will enjoy Elephant & Castle's famous fish 'n' chips, beer and other classic British fare.
The Beer Market is part of the Lower Deck experience and is found on the middle level of the property. A lively atmosphere is created with a live DJ and dancing on weekends. A full menu is offered, from appetizers to sandwiches, pizzas to entrees. Atlantic mussels are a specialty.
Enjoy traditional pub food and cold bevvies at this establishment, located in the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.
The Split Crow has a number of local Nova Scotia beers on tap as well as an extensive pub food menu.
Relax in the casual nautical atmosphere, comfortable booths & outdoor patios. Pick a live lobster from the tank, feast on fabulous fish & chips, or try a traditional Maritime Lobster Roll.
Located under the Moustache restaurant, Rockbottom offers a microbrewery complete with fine dining. They are open seven days a week.
Nachos, calamari, lobster roll, burgers, pizza, steaks and more are served at this gastro pub. Hancrafted ales are available on tap daily, along with an array of micro-brewed craft beers and a range of Keith's.
This tavern has provided residents and guests of Halifax with live music and pub-food since 1948. Types of bands regularly booked here include punk, indie, rock and alternative country. The food menu at Seahorse features everything from poutine to pan seared Haddock.
Located in Casino Nova Scotia, Trapeze offers you great food and fun right on the beautiful Halifax waterfront. Enjoy an exciting selection of appetizers, entrées and delectable desserts.
Conveniently located in Downtown Halifax, the 'Stache is a historic pub and eatery that features an extensive menu, frequent live entertainment and an exciting rooftop patio. During the summer months, be sure to take advantage of their Lobster Fest.
Situated in Halifax's Brewery Market, this pub features a variety of events, including an open mike night and live music. Open seven days a week, this establishment also caters for both small and sizable functions.
Open seven days a week, this bar books musical acts on a regular basis. Cheers dinner menu is packed with popular pub foods like poutine, nachos, steak sandwiches and philly cheese steaks.
Enjoy dinner and drinks in an olde English-style pub, situated in the new world. English favourites are available, including bangers n' mash and shepherds pie, as well as a few contemporary dishes, like tortilla pizza and tandoori chicken.
Providing thirsty patrons with over 20 types of ales and lagers to choose from, this pub can be found on Argyle Street. The food menu at Foggy Goggle features several pub favourites, and fresh, organic specialties.
Established in 1971, this tavern serves pub food and beer to visitors of Halifax's North End. Favourites on the menu include the potato skins, deep fried pepperoni, baked lasagna and the smoke meat on rye.
Serving its own collection of eclectic creations, this tavern can be found in Halifax's Barrington district. Some of the beers on-tap here include the India Pale Ale, the Ring Berry Ale and Keefe's Irish Stout.
Halifax's local haven for Jazz enthusiasts, this pub can be found in the Waterfront district. While listening to the live Jazz music performed at Stayner's, guests can order from the establishment's food menu which contains grilled steaks and Maritime seafood dishes.
Located in the historic properties along the Halifax waterfront, the Lower Deck serves hearty pub food with nightly music beginning at 9:30pm. The Beer Market and Tap Room (catering) are also associated with the Lower Deck.
Gus' Pub & Grill Halifax
Situated in Halifax's North End, this pub regularly schedules some of Canada's most up and coming indie bands. The bar at Gus' serves over 15 types of beer, and a wide selection of spirits.
With over 15 types of beer on-tap and served in the bottle, and a well-stocked spirit and wine bar, this lounge will please any thirsty traveller. This lounge features a full pub-food menu, and books DJ's to spin the latest in popular music. Children are allowed entry into Boomers until 9pm daily.
Red Fox Tavern Halifax
Serving locals and visitors of Halifax's West End, this bar is open seven days a week. The food menu at Red Fox contains pub favourites such as nachos, chicken wings and steak sandwiches. This bar also televises live sporting events.
Tom's Little Havana Cafe
Found on Doyle Street, this pub offers a selection of fine ales and quality spirits for patrons to enjoy. Beers on-tap include several Maritime microbrews as well as popular national brands. Tom's also keeps over 12 bottles of wine in stock.
Regularly booking touring punk and garage bands, this bar can be found in Halifax's North End. Charlie's Club serves a wide selection of domestic and microbrewed beers.