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5 Best Pubs in Winnipeg 🥇

Below is a list of the top and leading Pubs in Winnipeg. To help you find the best Pubs located near you in Winnipeg, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Winnipeg’s Best Pubs:

The top rated Pubs in Winnipeg are:

  • One Great City Brewing Company – stylish contemporary bar hosting regular events
  • King’s Head Pub – watering hole with a British & Indian menu, including a curry buffet, plus occasional live music
  • Shannon’s Irish Pub and Eatery – a busy Irish bar offering classic pub fare, live music, karaoke nights & a range of beers on tap
  • The Canadian Brewhouse – purchased an old pool hall in the west end of Edmonton, with a clear vision of what was missing from the city of champions
  • Thirsty Lion Tavern – has been proudly serving the Charleswood community for over 10 years

One Great City Brewing Company

One Great City Brewing Company
One Great City Brewing Company is a partnership between two boys from Winnipeg, Jon Burge and Tim Hudek. In their 20s, Jon and Tim were fortunate enough to explore and wander about, enabling them to discover some great food, beer, architecture and style. A blend of high-end cuisine with conventional comfort food that can be enjoyed by anyone. The Chef of OGC, Jon, takes the same caution used in fine dining and extends it to pub food for an inventive menu while staying affordable. Customers can find the menu recognizable but with variations to make it much better for an old favorite.

Products/Services:

Beers, Food Delivery

LOCATION:

Address: 1596 Ness Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W6
Phone: (204) 779 2337
Website: ogcbrewingco.com

REVIEWS:

“Love this place. If you want to support local and enjoy great food, this is the spot. Good selection of beers and cocktails also. Place is very neatly set up and very strictly follows govt recommendations for distancing. Nothing but genuine and personable service from staff.

PS if you’re trying the risotto, one of the staff recommended it with chicken. You won’t regret it.” – Ana Lorina

King’s Head Pub

King's Head Pub
King’s Head Pub opened as a 40-seat bar with just 6 beers on tap and grew to its existing capacity of 400 seats plus a patio area outdoor over the years. King’s Head Pub is among the longest-established companies in the Exchange District, and they are pleased to share that they have managed to remain faithful and true of being an autonomous family-owned business from the beginning. Moreover, they have one of Winnipeg’s best draft beer options to date.

Products/Services:

Draught Beer, In Fridge

LOCATION:

Address: 120 King St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H9
Phone: (204) 957 7710
Website: kingshead.ca

REVIEWS:

“The King’s Head is a classic pub. It has such a great pub feel inside. The staff are very polite and provide excellent service. The food is top notch! Even though they have been shut down the King’s Head is still offering delivery City Wide. I will keep ordering my King’s Head favourites, and look forward till the day we can all be welcomed back in for that authentic pub experience that only the King’s Head can provide. Here’s to a better tomorrow!” – John Witman

Shannon’s Irish Pub and Eatery

Shannon's Irish Pub and Eatery
Shannon’s Irish Pub and Eatery is the best-kept secret in Winnipeg, hidden under the streets of downtown Winnipeg. Their personnel will greet you to the comfort of an authentic Irish pub. It’s a perfect relaxed spot for friends to grab a pint or some comfort food while enjoying exciting local talent on the Jameson Stage. Home-style cuisine, 21 draft beers, V.Q.Wines, local specialty beers, fine Scotch, and Irish whisky are sold. Additionally, they have Live Entertainment any night of the week on the Jameson floor. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with karaoke, Wednesdays, Fridays, and some Saturdays with local bands and performers. Saturday afternoon, Celtic Jam. From rock to soul and even a little country, we’ve got something for everybody.

Products/Services:

Pub, Eatery

LOCATION:

Address: 175 Carlton St, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0H9
Phone: (204) 943 2302
Website: shannonsirishpub.ca

REVIEWS:

“Shannons was one of my first pub experiences years back and they’ve set a high standard ever since. I love the grungy basement feel, the food is great and the beer selection is decent. A great space to play pool or darts and some little nooks to have conversation over drinks, too.” – Ashton Sawatzky

The Canadian Brewhouse

The Canadian Brewhouse
The Canadian Brewhouse was a boys’ dream in Edmonton transformed into reality. In the West End of Edmonton, Roger Newton bought an old pool hall with a strong view of what was missing from the City of Champions. There were Irish restaurants, English pubs, and Belgian coffee shops, but there was little that really celebrated Canada’s rich cultural heritage. Combined with his passion for sports, Roger launched The Canadian Brewhouse, West Edmonton’s first ever Canadian Sports Bar. This place has since closed, but it was the beginning of a giant in the service sector.

Products/Services:

Appetizers & Shareables, Soups & Greens, Brewhouse Bowls, All-Stars, Burgers & Wraps, Oh Canada Poutine, Pizzas, Desserts

LOCATION:

Address: 1715 Kenaston Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3Y 1V5
Phone: (204) 489 3765
Website: thecanadianbrewhouse.com

REVIEWS:

“Haven’t been here before but heard a lot of good things from others. So decided to try it and I wasn’t disappointed. Fun place to unwind and have a few drinks and a good meal. Meal that we had was a really good deal, fairly priced and tasted really well. Fun to sit at the patio area and enjoy the last bit of summer. Staff very respectful and very friendly. May have to go once again. And if you haven’t you should go there too.” – Larry John Laus

Thirsty Lion Tavern

Thirsty Lion Tavern
Thirsty Lion Tavern was launched back in 2007 and has been proudly serving the Charleswood community for over 10 years.  They attribute to their special atmosphere, wonderful community, and their excellent team the immense success they have seen so far. From dark rich stouts, pale ales, and frothy lagers, they deliver a large variety of beers on draft, as well as a broad array of quality spirits and liqueurs to choose from. If you like to chill out with a frozen Bellini peach in the summer or wake up with Irish coffee in the winter, they’ve got something for everybody.

Products/Services:

Brewery, Food

LOCATION:

Address: 525 Dale Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3R 2J8
Phone: (204) 895 8200
Website: thethirstylion.ca

REVIEWS:

“This is a new favorite place here in Winnipeg. They serve excellent food, the service is great, and the prices are very reasonable. The food is not something you would expect from a pub it is very very good. There is a good selection of food and drink. And we will absolutely go again” – Mark Dykstra

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