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The Whale & Ale

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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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1120 Victoria St N Unit 2, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3T2, Canada
+1 519-570-3033
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kitchener, Canada
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469 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I am with 1 friend I like to sit at the bar - always interesting interacting with the bartender. Other times we take a booth. Fish and chips is my favourite. I friendly place to be at

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Thank Phil G
Baden(outside Toronto)
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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great decor, nice area and outdoor patio for summer. Great selection of beers on tap. Service a little slow, but we were on a busy Saturday night so could have used extra help. Enjoyed my Chicken & Grilled pepper panini. Big portion with excellent Ceasar Salad.

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Thank qtpiede19
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I'm going say this place isn't what it use to be.......but food was ok and drinks were cold. Personally I'm not in a hurry to go back.

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Thank Tdw383
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Met some friends here for dinner on a Saturday night. The place quickly became very busy, which I saw as a good sign. Unfortunately, it wasn't. Our service wasn't the greatest - though I can give credit to our server as she seemed to be flying solo for a while. When our food came it looked tasty, however my chicken... More 

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Thank Trimblt
Guelph, Canada
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have been here a few times and it is just okay. Last night I was there with a bunch of friends for wings and beer. They have lots of wing flavors, which is nice, but my wings were cold when they got to the table and I find that their beer prices are on the more expensive side; golf... More 

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Thank Olivia G
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I stopped in after work today to grab a pint and a quick snack. It's the standard irish pub, spinach dip was decent. It also got pretty busy around 6pm, which created a nice atmosphere.

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Thank ShellshockPeach
Toronto
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1,057 reviews
711 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stopped here on our way to visit one of our kids at university. I had the grilled cheese BLT and onion rings and my husband had the chicken wrap. It was all barely OK, from the service to the food. We had to come inside from the patio because smokers insisted on smoking just off the patio, illegal as... More 

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Thank MaraFromToronto
Kitchener, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Have not been to W&A for awhile and decided to take the wife and a friend out the other day. Service was still good and my food was good,however; I have to complain about my wife's (liver and onions) ...she asked for extra onions and the waitress agreed. On receiving the plate the liver was over cooked and in our... More 

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Thank Irish2948
Kitchener, Canada
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A very quaint pub with a very nice menu. Outdoor patio is available. Always a pleasant atmosphere. Staff are quite friendly which certainly makes a huge difference.

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Thank Mike H
Kitchener, Canada
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great place for lunch or dinner. I normally have their Chicken Club Salad. Delish! Great with friends and family. Try it; you'll love it!

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Thank Donnad9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?