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The Whale & Ale

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
1120 Victoria St N Unit 2, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3T2, Canada
+1 519-570-3033
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“cottage pie” (4 reviews)
“blt” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1120 Victoria St N Unit 2, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3T2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been going here on wing night for years. The last few times it has been a less than good experience. A year ago I would have rated them as 4-5 stars for wings. They used to be crispy and tender. Now they are...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is one of those pubs we've driven past many times but have never stopped in. We decided to try it for a before-theatre dinner on Friday evening. It's conveniently located at Victoria Road and Frederick Street and there's even a stop light to make...More

Thank CraigPenney
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Went for dinner and really enjoyed the food (BLT, wings and hamburger). They have daily drink specials which is nice. Good service too. We would return

Thank shubsens
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for years. They changed the menu back in September but not for the better. We had not been back since. Thought we would give it a second chance and were pleasantly surprised to see the old menu back. Had the...More

Thank Habsfan51
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This used to be an old favorite haunt of mine typically going there once or twice a week and boy wasn’t it always busy. The owner at that time increase his prices substantially and also reduce his portion sizes, so we all moved on the...More

1  Thank Ratty1741
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Used to love this pub but unfortunately the food, the staff and the manager has gone downhill. Food was sent back uneaten because it was soggy and burned. Asked to speak to manager in person before taking to social media and he would not come...More

1  Thank girlwiththecurlArt
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My better half and I had dinner here last night. Service was average and the meal was quite good. The prices are also good. A nice and yet not too big pub. Will eat here again.

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We have gone to the Whale & Ale many times over the years and it was a favourite. The food went downhill over the past couple of years but my daughter wanted to go for her birthday, so we gave them another chance. We were...More

1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

While I want to give this restaurant a good review I would be doing a disservice to my fellow trip advisors if I did so. Service was excellent, food was good to very good but the restaurant needs a good scrub down. We experienced fruit...More

1  Thank Raynman M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Terrible food, dried out and overcooked. Truly worst meal ever. Fruit flies buzzing all around us, filthy carpets, litter. Never again. Don't go!

Thank Barbara A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Victoria St N Unit 2, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3T2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-570-3033
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