Firkin on Bay Street

4.2
18 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
British
At Firkin Group of Pubs, we honor the long-held tradition of the best pubs by offering our patrons a familiar and authentic British pub experience. We don't just simulate the look. We combine delicious food, cocktails, and pints with the fun-loving atmosphere of a real British pub. We are the new breed of British Pub and the best pub in town. We are your local retreat from the daily grind; we are a place for you to hunker down with your mates and have some fun
What 18 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.1
Service
4.1
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We waited over 30 minutes for someone to come to our table and over an hour to be served. The restaurant was not full at all, so this was disappointing to say the least.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience1

Service was really slow considering we were 1 of probably 5 tables in the whole place & the staff were just sitting up at the bar chatting.

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Lloyd
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelent service and food. Very nice decor. Ill be coming back.

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Lloyd
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What an amazing experience. Great atmosphere and fantastic people hanging out at the bar. Very nice venue to watch games.

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Lloyd
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

You guys are awesome!!!

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vipRamos
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience3

The service at this place was the worst I've had in a long time. I'm saying this as someone who regularly dines out and encounters a lot of front-of-house restaurant staff. The place was probably 25% occupied, and our server took about 15 min to acknowledge our table. I had to ask my company to choose their food with their choice of drink because I could tell this was going to be one of those experiences where the server was going to be inattentive. The rest of the night proved that. We actually had to physically either stand up or wave our hands to get the server's attention who more than twice has forgotten to get what we've requested. I had a clear view of where the FOH staff hang out (at the central bar), and they would just be chatting with each other or on their phones. Again, just 1/4 of the restaurant occupied, but we had to wait for every request and remind and follow up with our server regularly to get what we need. At some point, the server recognized that we were unhappy with her lack of attention to our table and started giving us attitude and stopped trying (even less effort than she already started out with). By the time we were paying for the bill, she didn't even say thank you or said any parting words when I was checking out. I don't think you could pay me to come back here. I'd seriously ask you to reconsider your options for other pubs to spend your free time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

I booked a reservation at on open table and the

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vipAnne
Toronto
55 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The waiters were fantastic! Good service and good food. A great neighbourhood bar!

JO
JessieOlsen
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Super friendly staff, everything was smooth and straight forward! Wonderful experience!!

BO
vipBathOntario
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

First day the patio was open and the staff did great

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

It was all ok. Not great but not bad either. Just a normal dinner.

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TamaraE
Naples
10 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Our group was well attended to, the food was excellent. The restaurant had a fun atmosphere.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The music was pretty loud.

SB
SuzanneB
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall3Food1Service1Ambience3

We've been several times before, and always had a great experience. This time, the service was horrible and our wait person couldn't have been less interested in asking us if we'd like drinks, or when I showed her my raw burger. Very disappointing.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Really fast service! Incredible servers who were friendly and the food was great! Nothing special, but nothing to frown about either

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JohnM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Overall great experience. Wings were super salty. Excellent service and staff.

KH
vipKayeH
London
49 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall2Food2Service5Ambience5

The pub has a nice feel to it, but my fish taco was awful! The fish was too heavily battered. There was more red cabbage than anything else in it. Just not edible for me.

SG
SarahG
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

The only part of the dining experience I did not like was.....the music.
The ceiling are too high for music....the music you are playing is barely audible, and music is such an individual thing....the decibel level your music is at is irritating. I get the feeling that you can't turn it up too much as no one could carry on a conversation....Personally I'd prefer no music (definitely music for your evening crowd though) but at lunch?....

FAQs

Firkin on Bay Street does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes.

Firkin on Bay Street is rated 4.2 stars by 18 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.