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Bear & Firkin - CLOSED

1294 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 1B7, Canada
+1 905-831-5646
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
19 Dec 2016
“Great Service, Beautiful Building, But ...”
24 Nov 2016
“Average food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Pub
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1294 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The Bear & Firkin is located inside a beautifully restored building, originally the Liverpool Arms Inn, which was built in 1878 by Robert Secker. That said, it was very cold and drafty in the main floor dining area where we were seated - everyone at...More

Thank kproulx
Reviewed 24 November 2016

A group of 7 met for lunch. The service was ok and the food average. Washrooms were not clean. Over all feeling was that we probably won't return.

Thank AuntHillToronto
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Organized a Birthday/Retirement party for a group of 60 people to attend. As true to most of these functions, more people showed up than had confirmed. But the team at The Bear were ready and waiting, easily accommodating all those in attendance. The one thing...More

Thank Destiny59
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Bear and Firkin recently changed its menu. I have been visiting for years, and can honestly say that the days of the torn washroom walls and subpar food of the Fox and Fiddle are long gone. The decor is fresh and the service is...More

Thank TorontoFoodieKH
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Really preferred the old menu,very disappointed in the new menu. We were not even offered the children's even though we had 2 children under 10, also sat us in the Bar as the other part of Restaurant "was way too hot" and by the way...More

Thank ScottishGrandmamo
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Today an important librarian was retiring and the celebration was held at Bear. The food was amazing and plentiful and the service was great. The room upstairs held the large number of individuals attending and we all had a good time. Plenty of room to...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Staff is friendly, food is great. It was good music and the atmosphere was nice. Will go again soon.

Thank dorinioana
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This bar provides what you would expect from a typical English pub franchise. They have a good selection of beers and the food was hot and good portion size. I was there just after the lunch rush and so the service was quick and pleasant....More

Thank Tinagmay
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My wife and I went on a Friday for some beer and apps. We were surprised to know that the appetizers were half-priced (all on the left corner of the menu). We tried the fish tacos and calamari with our cold beers and had a...More

Thank comp-aliance
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Once known as the Liverpool House this was a great place to eat and hang out. Over the years many have tried to succeed and have failed. Bear & Firkin is just another name with average food and lacking in atmosphere.

Thank David L
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Restaurant Details

Canadian, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1294 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-831-5646
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