Visit our Banqets page for info on renting The Loft or our Fork & Cork expansion for events!

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June 2, 2023

It's graduation day in town, and all of us at the Pub congratulate the Barrington High School senior graduates... this also includes our very own AJ McGonigal!

May 31, 2023

This Saturday (June 3rd) the Pub is opening at 9:00 AM for "Derby", which is Manchester United vs. Manchester City... a rivalry that dates back to 1881! We'll be offering a small complimentary breakfast buffet (served at halftime) and our matchday $4 Heineken drafts.

May 29, 2023

“This is the day we pay homage to all those who didn’t come home. This is not Veterans Day, it’s not a celebration, it is a day of solemn contemplation over the cost of freedom.”

- Tamra Bolton

May 28, 2023

Today (Sunday) the Pub will be open at 10:30 for the Manchester United - Fulham match.  On Memorial Day Monday the Pub will be open around 10:15 AM for those who are attending the Memorial Day parade (it starts right across the street from us).

May 26, 2023

Two quick notes for our patrons:

Starting around mid-afternoon the setup for this weekends Barrington Art Festival begins (the Art Festival itself is Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM).  Cook and Station Streets south of our building will be closed through Sunday early evening. This may make navigating through town a bit more difficult, but parking right in front of our building (Park Avenue) will remain open and the Metra train station lot offers free parking through the weekend.

The "Laughs at the Loft" comedy show has been rescheduled to next Friday, June 2nd.  Ticket and further info can be found at this link

May 25, 2023

We will be showing the 2:00 PM Manchester United - Chelsea match today. We'll also be opening early for their last two games of the season, vs. Fulham on Sunday May 28 (10:30 AM) and vs. Manchester City on Saturday June 3 (9:00 AM).

May 22, 2023

There's lots happening this week in and around the Pub - our Traditional Irish Session is here on Wednesday, Manchester United-Chelsea is Thursday, "Laughs at the Loft" comedy show is Friday, Cirrus Falcon is on our main level stage Saturday, and we have a TON of weekend specials to share for the Barrington Art Festival (Saturday & Sunday).  More info will be posted here and on our Facebook page.

May 19, 2023

For our Manchester United fans, sorry but we will NOT be opening early tomorrow (Saturday) for the 9:00 AM match vs. Bournemouth.  Join us on Thursday May 25 for the 2:00 PM match vs. Chelsea.

May 13, 2023

On Mother's Day (Sunday May 14) we will be serving our special Sunday Brunch menu from 11 AM - 2 PM, with a couple extra additions for the occasion.  No reservations needed!  Please visit our menu page for details.

May 11, 2023

This Saturday from 2 PM - 6 PM the Pub is once again a proud participant in the Barrington Spring Wine Walk (we are part of it every year).  This is a ticket-in-advance event, for full details visit the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce website.

May 9, 2023

As promised our outdoor seating is now set up and ready for your dining use!

May 6, 2023

Since the weather is (mostly) getting consistently nicer, early next week we'll be unpacking our outdoor tables & chairs from storage and setting up our summertime outdoor bistro seating.

May 4, 2023

On tap now and through the summer is Bell's Oberon, temporarily replacing Bell's Two Hearted Ale.  It's also our May Beer of the Month, with drafts being just $6.00!

May 3, 2023

Cinco de Mayo is coming this Friday, and even though we're an Irish Pub we'll still celebrate with some specialty drinks and amazing food specials!  Details will be posted on the right side of this page (and the food specials are posted now).

May 1, 2023

Click here for a brief history of May Day - which in some countries is similar to Labor Day in the USA.

April 29, 2023

For our Manchester United fans, sorry but we will NOT be opening early tomorrow (Sunday) for the 8:00 AM match vs. Aston Villa.  Please join us this coming Thursday May 4th for the 2 PM match vs. Brighton.

April 24, 2023

Lots of fun events happening this week - our Traditional Irish Session is here Wednesday, an NFL Draft watch party on Thursday, "Laughs at the Loft" comedy show on Friday, and Irish artist Ray Moore on our main level stage Saturday.  Details to follow here and on our Facebook page.

April 22, 2023

Tomorrow (Sunday 4/23) the Pub will be open at 10:30 AM for the  Manchester United - Brighton & Hove Albion match.

April 20, 2023

Next Friday (April 28) the monthly "Laughs at the Loft" evening of comedy returns to our second level (The Loft).  This features a variety of great stand-up comics from Chicago, many of which headlining at clubs across the country.  It's a ticket-only event; more information is available here.

April 15, 2023

Tomorrow (Sunday 4/16) the Pub will be open at 10:30 AM for the  Manchester United - Nottingham Forest match.

April 11, 2023

We're looking to hire some motivated, hard-working individuals to join our team: servers and bussers/runners.  Please visit our Employment page for details.

April 6, 2023

On Easter Sunday the Pub will be open regular hours, but our kitchen will be closing a bit early (6:00 PM) so our back-of-house employees can spend some extra time with their families on Easter.  We will be serving our special Sunday Brunch menu from 11 AM - 2 PM.  As always we neither require nor take any reservations, and our usual variety of menu items and Sunday specials ($6.50 Bloody Marys & $5 Mimosas) will also be available.

April 4, 2023

Due to necessary kitchen hood vent maintenance, we will be serving a limited food menu today (Tuesday 4/4) until approximately 5 PM.  Items available are listed on the right side of this page. Our full menu will be available once the work is completed.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

April 3, 2023

Need a place to host a graduation party, confirmation, baby shower, wedding reception, birthday party or any other private event?  Available to rent is our beautiful main level Fork & Cork banquet facility (seats up to 80), The Loft (upstairs, seats up to 100) or our smaller conference room (upstairs, seats 24-30).  Our Banquets-Parties page is a great resource where you can start your research!  For bookings, professional planning assistance and additional details, contact our events planner, Kristi Juarez, at or 224-406-1171. 

March 25, 2023

Website updates will be on "Spring Break" hiatus starting today with the next update on Monday April 3rd.  However, keep in mind that we are still open for business every day, starting at 11 AM.

March 23, 2023

In a little over a week live comedy returns to the Pub - "Laughs at the Loft" made it's debut here in February and is now a monthly events!  This features a variety of great stand-up comics from Chicago, many of which headling at clubs across the country.  Date of the show is Friday March 30th; it's a ticket-only event that's held in our 2nd level (The Loft).  More information is available here.

March 18, 2023

THANK YOU to the incredible amount of patrons (both regular ones and new faces) who braved the expected St. Patrick's Day crowds to celebrate with us!  The weekend festivies become a bit more more low-key today but still continue - visit our St. Patrick's Day page for more info.

March 17, 2023

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! Be sure to visit our St. Patrick's Day page for details on this weekend and our Facebook page for "up-to-the minutes" news. Some additional news specificially for our patrons is also posted on the right side of this page. We hope to see you here, but regardless of how you celebrate, have fun and be safe!

Visit the News & Media section for older saved updates.

Voted/Awarded as the

2017 Hospitality Member of the Year!

We are are proud members of the

Voted BEST BAR/PUB in in the region

and best Live Music Venue in Barrington

"Best of Barrington"

Voted the Suburb's BEST IRISH PUB

2012 & 2013 "Best of the Burbs"

One of Urbanspoon's

Top Rated Irish Pubs in America

Exceptional reviews and ratings

from all these major sources

2013 - 2017 Best of Business Award

2017 Best Bar Category Winner!

Saturday June 3rd


$3.50 Miller Lite 23oz Drafts

$5.00 Half Acre Daisy Cutter Drafts

$5.50 Stella Artois Drafts

$6.00 Bells Oberon Drafts

Smoked Corned Beef Sandwich - $16.95

A Saturday special sandwich and it's one that's worth the wait!  House smoked, hand carved corned beef brisket with black pepper crust, Dijon horseradish aioli and chili-lime coleslaw served on toasted rye bread.  Includes choice of side.

Pub Thin Crust Pizza Special:

12” Cheese (Small) - $11.95

14” Cheese (Medium) - $13.95

16” Cheese (Large) - $15.95

Additional charges for extra toppings

14” PUB SUPREME - $23.95

Sausage, pepperoni, onions, green peppers, mushrooms, black olives

14” RUEBEN - $22.95

Chopped corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, mozzarella cheese and 1000 Island dressing

14” VEGGIE CLASSIC - $20.95

Spinach, tomato, green peppers, onions, mushrooms

14” ITALIAN COMBO - $20.95 

Italian beef, Italian sausage, giardiniera, garlic

Additional Food Specials

Good through the weekend, while supplies last

Chicken, Avocado and Mozzarella Salad - $15.95

Mozzarella balls marinated in Italian dressing with red onions, basil, and garlic, tossed with tomato confit, avocado, and cucumber.  All served over a bed of romaine lettuce and topped with grilled chicken and balsamic reduction.

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup - $10.95

Just the classic!  Grilled cheese sandwich served with a bowl of tomato soup.

Chipotle Tabasco Patty Melt - $15.95

BIG 10oz chargrilled steakburger topped with bacon, grilled onions, provolone cheese and smothered with a chipotle tabasco aioli. Served on sliced and toasted rye bread and includes choice of side.  Priced to be served as-is, no substitutions.

Upcoming Entertainment

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules

Friday June 2nd

"Laughs at The Loft"

Comedy Show

7:00 PM

Click here for ticket info

Sunday June 4th

Irish Music with

The Ragged Rascals

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday June 7th

Traditional Irish Session

7:00 PM

Friday June 16th

Blake Nolan

7:30 PM

Wednesday June 21st

Traditional Irish Session

7:00 PM

Friday June 24th

Joe Cantafio

8:00 PM

MAY 2023

Beer of the Month

$6 Drafts through May


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Best-in-the-region with tremendous discounts on many, many items!  Visit our Happy Hour page for all the details.

Every Sunday, 11 AM - 2 PM

CLICK HERE for the menu

(regular menu items are also available)






We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, NBC & CBS Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.

We are an official Alumni watch site for Nebraska football, and their games will always be shown with sound in our main level.  We will also open for most Manchester United matches that start at 9 AM or later.  Please check our Facebook page for all updates.

Manchester United match days:

$4 Heineken Drafts

Available in the Pub

Hours of Operation:

Sunday through Thursday, 11 AM - 1 AM

Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 2 AM

The Loft (2nd level) currently opens only for special event use but will resume daily use in the future based on customer demand.  Additionally our Fork & Cork expansion side is now used excusively for private events (effective 2023)

General Kitchen Hours:

Monday-Saturday 11 AM - 10 PM

Sunday 11 AM - 9 PM

Sorry, we do not take reservations for dining certificates are no longer accepted at our establishment.  Please contact that company for a refund.

For inquiries on planning private/special events,

contact Kristi Juarez at 224-406-1171


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