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The Bear and Kilt

) #176 of 3,049 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ , ,
110 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
+1 403-232-8442
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“stephen ave” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
110 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
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Reviews (46)
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Food and drink were both good, but the staff was excellent. I was dining with someone who had significant allergies, and the staff both knew the content of their dishes, and went out of their way to accommodate.

Thank Aero3926
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Best burrito outside of Mexico hands-down WOW try this burrito..AMAZING It's only on special for the month of May ...it blows your mind Service Food always great !!!'

Thank ohtrekking
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I tagged along on my wife's business trip to Calgary this March and she needed a place to work and i needed a place to have a drink, this hard to spot little gem was the perfect spot. the food was really good the atmosphere...More

Thank Henrik_Jaq
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Fantastic little pub, too many places are modern and sterile, this bar is not that. A little touch of a homely feeling for a traveler.

Thank CalumLykan
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Was just there for some Saturday afternoon into evening drinks with the girls. Ended up there later than expected...Our server Phil was fun and amazing...never had to wait for any of our drinks :).Great fun playing pool and bantering with Phil Had to order a...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We knew where the Bear and Kilt Freehouse should be, but we had to look hard to find it, even when standing right in front of it! Nevertheless, it's worth a visit to this below-ground pub in downtown Calgary. It was happy hour, so we...More

Thank ScottandJodi
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great pub in the centre of downtown and makes a big change from the rest of the high minded, posh and modern places on Stephen Ave. Good beer, decent food, what more coudl you want

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I decided to pop in here for our New Year's Eve dinner while downtown and were very impressed. Food was excellent, salt and pepper wings were probably the best we have ever had. I had the quesadilla and it stayed crispy on...More

Thank Moscato-Mama
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Staff are extremely friendly. The place is very quirky with a great range of beer / ale. Food was beautiful with large portions! Worth a visit I.

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My friend and I have been frequenting this place once a month for the last 7 years and everything is always awesome, from the food to the amazing staff. Because we usually go during the lunch hour rush they always accommodate for people with a...More

Thank seyecoimages
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 8 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-232-8442
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