November 15, 2019
Here's a look at our upcoiming holiday schedule:
Wednesday November 27 - The Pub & Loft will be open an additional hour (late night) for "Black Wednesday". We also have DJ Atlas spinning tunes starting at 8:30 PM.
Thursday November 28 - Happy Thanksgiving! Though we will not be open for the early Bears-Lions game, the Pub opens for full bar service at 5:00 PM. No kitchen/dinner service available, but snacks may be provided.
Tuesday December 24 - normal business hours, but our kitchen will be closing at 9:00 PM so there will be no "late night" kitchen services.
Wednesday December 25 - Merry Christmas! The Pub will open at 5:00 PM with full bar service but no kitchen service. Various snacks will be provided.
Thursday December 26 - Boxing Day! We will be opening early for soccer, please check back as to actual times and matches being shown.
Tuesday December 31 - normal business hours and our 10th Annual Pub New Years Eve Party starts at 8:00 PM that evening. More details forthcoming on this event...
Wednesday January 1, 2019 - normal business hours, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
November 11, 2019
First, on this Veterans Day we would like to say THANK YOU to all our military personnel (both active and retired) for everything they have done for our country.
Also, tomorrow (Tuesday November 12th) we welcome former Celtic Thunder artist Keith Harkin back to the Pub for what should be another fantastic performance! This is a ticket-only event and they are not sold through the Pub; please visit KeithHarkin.com for details.
November 1, 2019
Our apologies to our Manchester United fans, but the Pub will not be opening at 7:30 AM this coming Saturday for the Bournemouth match. We will keep you updtaed here and on our Facebook page as to upcoming viewing schedules.
October 24, 2019
Taking a quick moment to wish Denny McGonigal (the elder family memeber) a very happy 76th birthday!
October 23, 2019
Tonight the Pub will be featured at the annual Barrington Area Taste Fest, sampling a few of our favorites and hanging out with many other great area restaurants. Click here for further info.
October 18, 2019
Two beer-related announcements:
We are very happy to announce that Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale is once again being distributed in the USA and is back on tap here!
Our October/November Brewery of the Month is Founders Brewing Company out of Grand Rapids MI. For the next several weeks we'll be featuring various brews from them, costing you just $4 per draft!
October 16, 2019
If you are looking for a place to host a holiday party, corporate event, birthday party, rehearsal dinner, bachelor/bachelorette party, wedding reception or any other special event, look no further than the Pub! We offer several banquet options within our facility for private and semi-private parties & events. Check out our Banquets-Parties page for further information on our offerings. For bookings, professional planning assistance and additional details, contact our events planner, Lisa Brady, at email@example.com or 224-717-9199. Times and dates have been filling up quickly, so call us today and reserve your spot now!
October 11, 2019
We're taking our signature Fish & Chips and making it even better on Fridays! Effective today we will offer the Friday All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry for the regular cost of our entree! Served from 4 PM - 10 PM, some restrictions apply, ask your server or bartender for details.
October 9, 2019
The annual Barrington Fall Wine Walk is this Saturday, October 12th from 2 PM - 6 PM. As always we are a participant! Click here for details.
October 4, 2019
GO BIG RED! This coming Saturday (October 5th) the 3 PM Nebraska - Northwestern game will be featured (with sound) in our main level. We're also welcoming the class reunions and all diners from Barrington High School as it is homecoming weekend!
And, due to popular demand our "Brewery of the Month" remains the same for October - Lake Barrington's Wild Onion Brewing - so please ask about the current rotating draft.
September 26, 2019
Huskers fans - this Saturday (September 28) we will be showing the Nebraska-Ohio State game in The Loft ... party starts at 6 PM and kickoff is 6:30 PM. Join your fellow fans and our friends from Chicagoans for Nebraska, there will be plenty of food and drink specials, including $2.50 Coors Light bottles and 14" Pub Pizza starting at just $9.95! GO BIG RED!!!
September 19, 2019
Manchester United fans - unfortunately we can't pick up the feed for today's UEL match vs. Astana. Also, at the moment it's doubtful that we'll be open at 8 AM for this Sunday's match vs. West Ham but we will keep you posted - check back here or our Facebook page for updates.
September 17, 2019
We are seeking HOSTS/HOSTESSES to add to our team - please visit our Employment page for details. Additionally, part-time and full-time BUSSER/FOOD RUNNER positions are still available.
September 12, 2019
This coming Saturday (September 14) the Pub will be opening at 9 AM for the Manchester United - Leicester City match (with complimentary small breakfast buffet served at halftime). Additionally, along with our friends from Chicagoans for Nebraska we'll be doing our Nebraska Huskers watch party in The Loft at 7 PM when they take on NIU. GO BIG RED!
September 11, 2019
"One of the worst days in America's history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans' history. We'll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice."
- President George W. Bush.
“What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.”
- Author David Levithan
September 9, 2019
We are always looking for energetic and hard working employees, and we need a few more now - primarily Bussers who could work daytime shifts. Please visit our Employment page and review the most recent post for details.
September 5, 2019
It's that time of the season... our awesome PUB CHILI is back, and so are our Chicago Bears! Join us tonight for the NFL season opening Bears-Packers game and try out an old favorite! Additionally we are proud to offer $4 draft selections from our local friends at The Onion Brewery all month long - ask your bartender about what's currently on tap!
September 1, 2019
FYI - The Pub is open regular hours (11 AM - 1 AM) on Labor Day.
August 30, 2019
Manchester United fans - our apologies, but we will not be open for this Saturday's 6:30 AM match vs Southampton. Please join us on September 14th for the match vs. Leicester City.
August 28, 2019
GO BIG RED! We are happy to once again be working with Chicagoans for Nebraska as an official "watch site" for all Nebraska Huskers football games! With ownership roots from Nebraska embedded in the Pub, we are the perfect location in our region for all local and visiting Huskers fans. The season starts this Saturday (8/31) vs. South Alabama, and we will be showing the game (with sound) in our main level. And be sure to check out the Chicagoans for Nebraska group on their website and Facebook page.
August 26, 2019
Our new Lunch and Dinner menus are updated online - check 'em out!
August 22, 2019
This Saturday (August 24th) the Pub is opening early for the Manchester United - Crystal Palace match. 9:00 AM start time, doors open at 8:50 AM and we'll be featuring a complimentary small breakfast buffet served at halftime!
Also, this evening is the last Barrington Cruise Night of the year and we'll be outside selling food right in the middle of it!
August 9, 2019
This Sunday - August 11th - is the start of the new Premier League season for Manchester United as they take on Chelsea at 10:30 AM. Our doors open at around 10:20 AM and full kitchen services will be available. Note that we also offer $4 Heineken 20oz drafts every MUFC gameday!
August 4, 2019
Words and pictures cannot even begin to describe these tragedies. On behalf of the entire Pub staff our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims and everyone else affected by the senseless mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH.
August 1, 2019
It's that time of the year when many of our great summertime employees are getting ready to return to school, so the Pub is actively seeking Bussers, Food Runners and Servers. We're also seeking some kitchen/cook help too. Visit our Employment page for details.
July 12, 2019
The Pub is supporting and appearing both of these fantastic summer events: Uncork Barrington (which is tonight) and the Barrington BrewFest (tomorrow, July 13). Check out both websites for details:
July 11, 2019
A little late but we have our July Beer of the Month ready to go... and this is one is so good it may extend through August! It's Revolution Brewing's Every Day Hero IPA, a session IPA brewed right here in Chicago. Give it a try for just $4 draft pints all month long!
July 5, 2019
GO USA! The Pub will be opening early on Sunday for the Women's World Cup finals - USA vs. Netherlands. Match starts at 10 AM and doors will open shortly beforehand.
July 4, 2019
On behalf of all the staff at the Pub, we wish you a happy and save Independence Day!
July 1, 2019
We've made some great food changes to our Happy Hour - we are now offering $3 jumbo pizza slices and giving HALF OFF our Pub appetizers (excluding chicken wings)! The fantastic drink specials remain the same. Check out our Specials page for details.
June 28, 2019
The Pub will be open normal business hours on Thursday July 4th. Also, Barrington's 4th of July celebration starts on Wednesday July 3rd in the Metra train station parking lot... get all the details here.
June 14, 2019
We are the perfect place to bring dad, so please join us this Sunday June 16th for some terrific Fater's Day specials! All the goodness is listed under our weekend specials on the right side of this page.
June 11, 2019
Better late than never... we hae a new Beer of the Month for June - Goose Island's Born & Raised Chicago style ale. "Easy drinking with a touch of sweetness from corn, slight fruit character from our house ale yeast, all balanced off with a light bitterness from noble hops." 5.9% ABV. Enjoy $4 drafts all month long!
June 1, 2019
Tickets WITH T-Shirts for the 16th Annual Barrington Brewfest are now on sale at the Pub! The Pub is the ONLY place where you can get both your ticket and a t-shirt together. The event is Saturday July 13th from 3 PM - 7 PM in the north parking lot of the Barrington metra train station. Early bird regular tickets (through June 16th) are $40, then they increase to $45. VIP tickets are $80 and Designated Driver ones are $20. Cash or check only at the Pub (checks made out to BACOA). Full details available at the Brewfest website and Facebook page.
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