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) #26 of 35 Restaurants in New Glasgow , ,
612 East River Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3S1, Canada
+1 902-752-3213
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Thistle Bar and Grill”
9 Apr 2017
“CSCA 2017”
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
612 East River Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3S1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub food-especially fish and chips and wraps and wings. good prices. However on the downside it could certainly use a facelift and a top notch cleaning.

Thank Karleen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this bar for the first time tonight, i ordered chicken Jalepeno sandwhich with salad, the salad I ordered explained there was fruit in it.. no fruit only raisins. The dressing was suppose to be citrusy (came on the side) I dipped my fork...More

Thank Higiha
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Thistle is located between a bowling alley and a Multiplex Theatre a short distance off the main drag. A typical sports bar with one very large screen and several smaller supporting screens. Had a late lunch and all was good. Standard beer selection but...More

Thank cankid
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Pub fare was very tasty from the wings to the steak, wraps and grilled club . 5 of us say it was tasty food. Beer is served is a frozen mug. Nice touch.

Thank dewolfpack
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here today, January 18, 2017. It was the best meal I have had in a long time. I had the Four Seasons salad. It consisted of a spring lettuce mix, red onions, grape tomatoes, strawberries, blueberries, and goat cheese....More

Thank capernan
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went on a Saturday night. We stayed at a local hotel and the bar provide free transport to and from the hotel. Nice to see a bar concerned with drinking and driving. It is a small bar with 50 to 60 seats. They had live...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Cool sports bar with live music. Outside terrace is nice for eating as well. Food was quite good, and the service was great!

Thank asknotwhatbutwhere
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Nothing fancy. Food is decent but nothing elaborate. It is a sports bar..........so you are not expecting it to be elaborate. Service was excellent!! I would consider it for lunch another time.

Thank Traveler06232009
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a sports bar with one large screen and a couple smaller ones. We went on a Wednesday night and, even though there was a Blue Jays game on, there were only a few tables occupied. We ordered drinks, which were very good, from...More

Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Service was wonderful....not enough staff and so they have to work very hard and they do. Management needs to see this and hire a few more workers. The food was pretty good but not as good as a few weeks before. Seems to be hit...More

Thank Rhonda R
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Canadian
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 East River Rd, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 3S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-752-3213
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