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Classic Pubs

There is nothing quite like the atmosphere of your favourite local pub; whether you're catching a game, enjoying a plate of delicious food, or some great company, Clarington has many classic pubs to explore.

Looking for an authentic experience? The Village Inn, located in Historic Downtown Bowmanville, is a must visit, with classic pub staples such as nachos and wings. Looking for entertainment? Try Open Mic Night at Walsh's The Snug in Newcastle, awarded a Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor for 'Best Irish pub.'  

Enjoy the patio at The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill in Historic Downtown Newcastle, or sit in the sunshine at The Courtyard in Courtice. The choice is yours to make.

Here are a few of our favourites for you to try.

Discover some Classic Pubs in Clarington

A Stone's Throw Pub and Grill
Go as strangers, leave as friends! There is plenty of pub fare and live entertainment at this Bowmanville pub on Friday and Saturday nights. Visit A Stone's Throw Pub and Grill Facebook page for more information.
T: 905-623-0111

Black Dog Bar and Grill
Your best hangout bar and grill restaurant to relax on weekdays, or weekends in rural Clarington. Black Dog Bar and Grill is located in a 60-year old spacious building just off Highway 35/115 in Orono.
T: 905-983-5070

Bittmore Tap & Grill
Enjoy a wide variety of brews on tap, delicious food and listen to some great live music with your friends or colleagues at this Courtice pub. Bittmore Tap & Grill also has a great patio to let you soak in the summer breeze.
T: 905-432-6673

With a large patio, this Courtice restaurant is the place to relax with a great meal, cocktails, and live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Indoors, the Courtyard  boasts a warm, inviting atmosphere complete with fireplaces and a comfortable bar area.
T: 905-404-0251

Frosty John's Pub
Enjoy the game and an expansive food menu, including ribs and wings, at this laid-back tavern in Bowmanville. Frosty John's Pub has a terrific patio and daily specials to keep you coming back for more.
T: 905-623-6700

That's My Spot
Tucked away in the suburban area of Bowmanville, That's My Spot is a cozy, neighbourhood restaurant, perfect for the whole family. This family owned and operated casual dining restaurant offers lunch, dinner, brunch on weekends and daily specials.
T: 905-623-9900

The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill
This local pub is the perfect spot in Newcastle to gather for travellers and neighbours alike. The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill offers a friendly atmosphere and excellent pub fare that will bring you back.
T: 905-987-4200

The Village Inn Pub
This pub is genuine to its small town feel, offering the best of Irish hospitality in Bowmanville. The Village Inn Pub is dedicated to providing delicious, home-cooked food with exceptional, friendly service.
T: 905-623-4799

Walsh's Snug
This cozy and casual little Newcastle pub radiates old world charm and character. Walsh's Snug boasts a full, varied menu with a bit of Irish flavour.
T: 905-987-1961


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