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The Arms

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Bar, Canadian, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada (Formerly Victory Arms Pub)
+1 902-420-9781
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 01:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously in a busy downtown area like Halifax one isn't going to just eat in the hotel every night. But for my first night there it provided a very good meal and a much-appreciated drink, and they are open pretty late.

Thank Joanne M
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here after a stay at the Lord Nelson. Our breakfast was great. The Belgian waffles with Chantilly cream and fruit were delicious and the Arms breakfast(eggs, choice of meat, potatoes and toast) featured perfectly crisped bacon-- not a bit greasy! The service was great too, our waitress was friendly and attentive. Thanks!

Thank a_prairie_kid
Liverpool, Canada
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109 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotels are not usually the biggest draw for their restaurants. We ate a mid-week lunch at this one thanks to receiving a gift card. Our whole experience at The Arms was a delight. My wife and I began by sharing a Caesar salad. We are both healthy eaters and do not often share but are trying to cut back. Our... More 

Thank Buddyboy1
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We ate at this restaurant located in the Lord Nelson Hotel for three mornings this week. The buffet was terrible. No one in my family would eat the food.

Thank Michele M
Halifax, Canada
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738 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Just met friends here for brunch today. I normally enjoy the food but today I found the Eggs Benedict to be lacking. There was hardly a spoonful of hollandaise sauce on the eggs to the point I wondered at first if they forgot to add any! The meat and English muffin were very dry. Not disappointing enough to stop coming,... More 

1 Thank Acadia80
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My friend and I sat down at our table and waited for 20 minutes without menus or drinks - the restaurant was not even half full. My friend went to hostess to check on service for our table. Once we place our order, the waitress brought my friend her tea, with no mug to poor it into and forgot to... More 

Thank Allana C
Moncton, Canada
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I have been visiting this hotel since I was a small child. I am now fifty-five. This restaurant is always a stopping point for us, and we make sure to have at least one meal here during out stay. This time, we were in Halifax for a medical appointment and stopped here for lunch before heading home. Its been about... More 

1 Thank Caribe-Harlequin46
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at the Lord Nelson for our Anniversary and for one of our dinners we chose to eat at the Victory Arms Pub, attached to the lobby of the hotel. My advice to a potential diner who is staying at the hotel is that no matter how convenient or close this restaurant is to... More 

2 Thank EBF91
Antigonish, Canada
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We never did get past the apps menu and ended up sharing 4 apps for our meal. All were great especially the shrimp toast. The hot buffet breakfast is a must especially the omelette station.

Thank BettyandBill
Fredericton, Canada
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143 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I stopped in for a quick bite and cold one. Great atmosphere in this old style pub setting I had the Calamari. Very good. I would recommend

Thank sheldon a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Bar, Canadian, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada (Formerly Victory Arms Pub)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-420-9781
With a British flair in both our decor and cuisine, you might feel like you're across the pond, but you're really in the heart of Halifax.
We're located in the historical Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites, and steps
We're open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, supper and then some...
Reservations are accepted.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?