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Governor's Pub and Eatery

4.5
4.5
72 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Seafood
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Welcome to Governors Pub & Eatery, a superb Cape Breton Island seafood restaurant renowned for its fresh-from-the-ocean seafood, home-cooked meals and fabulous, friendly service. Located in the historic home of the first mayor of Sydney, Governors is a mixture of old world in a contemporary, vibrant setting, with two outdoor patios, local craft beer and cider beer garden overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour. Live Local music daily.

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9:30 p.m.


  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Pub, Beer Garden

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner
    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Sat, Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm
    Brunch
    Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (902) 562-7646

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Ardon Mofford

  • Catering

    Please contact chefardon@ns.aliantzinc.ca for catering menu's and quotes.

  • Neighbourhood

    Sydney

  • Entertainment

    Open mike night every Tuesday.

    Weekly Irish Session every Thursday night. Friday After work Party 6-9pm Saturday Ceilidh's 3-6pm

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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menu

Fresh Local Seafood

Choice of one side with every entree purchase. Garlic mashed potatoes + wild rice + baked stuffed potatoes + sweet potato puree + wild mushroom risotto + tomato basil gnocchi

  • Butter Poached Halibut$25.00

    Tomato compote + vegetables

    • Pecan Encrusted Atlantic Salmon$22.00

      Pecan encrusted salmon filet + vegetables

      • Seafood Trio$24.00

        Seared haddock + scallops + shrimp + dill hollandaise + vegetables

        • Seared Scallops$25.00

          Pan seared scallops (8pcs) + white wine + bacon jam + sweet potato puree + veggies

          From the Garden

          Dressings: Creamy maple, Maple balsamic vinaigrette & Poppy Seed. Add-on's: Chicken $3, blackened salmon $3, shrimp fritti $6, seared scallops (4pc) $6, garlic shrimp (4pc) $6

          • Caesar Salad$10.00

            Romaine hearts + smoked bacon + shaved parmesan + garlic croutons + creamy dressing

            • Cape Breton Maple Salad$10.00

              Local mixed greens + tomatoes + cukes + red onion _ apricots + maple sweetened almonds

              • Mandarin Spinach Salad$10.00

                Spinach + mandarin + dried cranberries + tomatoes + sweetened pecans

                From the Land + Sea

                • Beer Battered Fish & Chips$14.00

                  Local fresh cod filets + Big Spruce beer batter + house-cut fries + crispy carrot slaw + tartar sauce

                  • Chicken & Bacon Linguine$16.00

                    Chicken + bacon + mushrooms + white wine + garlic + cream sauce

                    • Fiddlers Haddock$15.00

                      Pan seared haddock filet + lemon + butter + white wine + veggies + choice of potato, rice or fries

                      • Maple-Curry Seafood Linguine$21.00

                        Shrimp + scallops + mussels + peppers + green onions + maple curried wine sauce

                        • Peanut Thai Chicken Stir-Fry$16.00

                          Chicken + veggies + coconut milk + peanut Thai sauce + rice

                          From the Pasture

                          Choice of one side with every entree purchase. Garlic mashed potatoes + wild rice + baked stuffed potatoes + sweet potato puree + wild mushroom risotto + tomato basil gnocchi

                          • Beef Tenderloin$28.00

                            AAA filet mignon (8oz.) + wild mushroom sauce + veggies

                            • Braised Lamb Shanks$25.00

                              Apricot chimichurri + braising reduction + vegetables

                              • Cranberry Chicken Supreme$17.00

                                Chicken supreme + cranberry stuffing + white wine and leek cream sauce + vegetables

                                • Pork Chop Milanesa Style$17.00

                                  Seared bone-in pork chop (10oz.) + heirloom apples + ginger + lemon + brown butter

                                  From the Soup Crock

                                  • French Onion Soup$9.00

                                    Caramelized onions + red wine + beef broth + focaccia croutons + melted gruyere cheese

                                    • Seafood Chowder$12.00

                                      Haddock + salmon + halibut + shrimp + lobster + tea biscuit

                                      • Soup of the Day$6.00

                                        Made fresh daily served with tea biscuit

                                        Lil Punter's Menu

                                        Little extra's: Choice of apple juice, orange juice, milk, chocolate milk and ice cream with chocolate or caramel sauce

                                        • Chicken Fingers

                                          Two chicken tenders + fries + veggies + sweet & sour sauce

                                          • Fish & Chips$7.00

                                            One piece of battered fish + fries + veggies

                                            • Grilled Cheese$7.00

                                              Homemade bread + cheddar cheese + fries + veggies

                                              • Oodles of Noodles$7.00

                                                Penne or linguine noodles + tomato sauce, alfredo or butter + garlic bread

                                                • Slider Burgers$7.00

                                                  Two mini slider burgers + fries + veggies

                                                  Off the Grill

                                                  Served with daily vegetable and choice of rice, potato, fries or salad. Add-on's: Sweet potatoes fries $3, mushrooms $3, onions $3, wild mushroom risotto $4, shrimp fritti (4pc) $6, seared scallops (4pc) $6

                                                  • Hamburger Steak & Onions$14.00

                                                    House-made burger (8oz.) + fried onions + veggies + gravy

                                                    • New York Center Cut Strip Loin$26.00

                                                      Tender New York strip loin center cut. The King of steaks (10oz.)

                                                      • Pork Back Ribs$17.00

                                                        ½ rack pork back ribs slowely braised finished on the grill + BBQ sauce

                                                        • Pub Steak$17.00

                                                          Strip loin end-cut (8oz.) seasoned with Governors steak spice

                                                          Sandwiches + Wraps + Hoagies

                                                          Served with choice of soup, salad or fries. Add-ons: Sweet potato fries $3, Chowder $4, CB salad $2, Spinach salad $2, Caesar salad $2

                                                          • Big Spruce Braised Beef Melt$12.00

                                                            Braised beef + mushrooms + onions + demi-glace + cheese blend + Vienna

                                                            • Blackened Salmon Wrap$12.00

                                                              Blackened salmon + cucumber + avocado + red onions + lemon dill aioli

                                                              • Crispy Veggie Wrap$12.00

                                                                Tomato + cucumbers + red onions + carrots + spinach + goat cheese + whole wheat wrap + roasted red pepper marmalade + hummus

                                                                • Governor's Two Slice Clubhouse$12.00

                                                                  Chicken + lettuce + tomato + bacon + cheddar cheese + mayo + two slices homemade porridge bread

                                                                  • Grilled Cordon Blue$12.00

                                                                    Baked ham + grilled chicken + swiss cheese + chipotle aioli + homemade bread

                                                                    • Pulled Pork "Po-Boy"$12.00

                                                                      Braised pork butts + BBQ sauce + crispy coleslaw + Vienna roll

                                                                      • Rueben Sandwich$12.00

                                                                        Smoked beef brisket + swiss cheese + sauerkraut + grainy mustard

                                                                        • Thai Chicken Wrap$12.00

                                                                          Chicken + lettuce + tomato + peppers + banana peppers + whole-wheat wrap + thai peanut sauce

                                                                          The Governor's Burgers

                                                                          Choose a bun: focaccia, pretzel or gluten free, smoked bacon $1, cheddar $1. Served with choice of soup, salad, or fries. Add-ons: Sweet potato fries $3, Chowder $4, CB salad $2, Spinach salad $2, Caesar salad $2

                                                                          • Brave-Heart Burger$12.00

                                                                            8oz. Local ground beef + lettuce + tomato + pickle + onion + hot peppers

                                                                            • Chipotle Crispy Chicken Burger$12.00

                                                                              Crispy chicken breast + avocado + lettuce + tomato + hot peppers chipotle mayo

                                                                              • Veggie Burger$12.00

                                                                                Black bean patty + mushrooms + onions + crispy carrot slaw + sweet chili red pepper hummus + swiss cheese

                                                                                Vegetarian

                                                                                • Agave-Lime Grilled Tofu$22.00

                                                                                  Lime and agave marinated tofu + sweet potato puree + Thai vegetables + wild mushroom risotto

                                                                                  Last updated: May 2, 2019

                                                                                  What 72 people are saying

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                                                                                  4.5
                                                                                  4.5 based on all time ratings
                                                                                  • 4.4Food
                                                                                  • 4.6Service
                                                                                  • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                  • 4.3Value

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                                                                                    Gary

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on October 2, 2021

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Everything was great but the only thing is there was a line up to the entrance. Nobody knew that you can reserve on line not even the staff.However we kept saying that we had a reservation and it took us to the front anyway and did not have to wait.

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                                                                                    Dined on March 18, 2021

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Great meal and service at reasonable price.

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                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

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                                                                                    5.0

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                                                                                    Dined on March 17, 2021

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Birthday lunch! Really enjoyed it.

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                                                                                    sonnym

                                                                                    Toronto

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on February 18, 2021

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Incredible food and service

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                                                                                    sonnym

                                                                                    Toronto

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on January 14, 2021

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Incredible service and food. Loved the atmosphere.

                                                                                  6. C

                                                                                    Canadian30

                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                    23 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    23 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on December 27, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Much needed timeout.

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                                                                                    Kelly

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on October 29, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                    Good food. Good service Quality for the price. Attentive waitstaff.

                                                                                  8. CA

                                                                                    CarolA

                                                                                    Toronto

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on September 16, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                                    Dined there twice in 2 days for dinner. Delicious food and great wait staff! Recommend highly! Be sure to make reservations busy but respecting all during covid👍

                                                                                  9. DB

                                                                                    DarrylB

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on September 11, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Awesome experience Would recommend to everyone 100%

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                                                                                    sonnym

                                                                                    Toronto

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 23, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Excellent food and entertainment

                                                                                  11. PL

                                                                                    PaulL

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    2.0

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 15, 2020

                                                                                    overall2food2service2ambience3

                                                                                    This is probably the most recommended restaurant/pub in Sydney, but perhaps it is only because it's been around for so long and it's a bit of an institution. The food selection was mediocre, the taste of the food just ok, and besides the live music and lovely view of the water from the deck, the restaurant and the whole experience were just so so. I would far rather recommend other dining establishments in this part of CBRM.

                                                                                  12. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    3 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 12, 2020

                                                                                    overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                    Never really have a bad experience at Govenors. This time just a small error with my order. Asked for maple salmon and got regular. Which was still delicious. I think as well maybe have a line for guests with reservations especially during busy times during covid19 regulations.

                                                                                  13. AP

                                                                                    AnnieP

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on August 8, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                    Was visiting Cape Breton from Moncton New Brunswick. We stayed at the holiday inn across the street and ate here at Governor’s pub and eatery. The food was very good, we sat out in the beer garden, and enjoyed music played by a local guy. He was very good, and he wasn’t loud which was another bonus..we had an excellent time. Covid has changed all of our lives so it was a real treat to be able to enjoy a meal, have a drink and hear the local music. Thanks for the wonderful Cape Breton hospitality!

                                                                                  14. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    3.0

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                                                                                    Dined on August 1, 2020

                                                                                    overall3food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    When we selected our reservation on the app there was no place to indicate a preference for indoor or outdoor. We assumed the indoor restaurant would be the default but we were offered outdoor. We had to wait in order to be seated inside.

                                                                                  15. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on July 26, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                    I booked the reservation and forgot to mention that we had someone in our party who had mobility issues. Fortunately they were able to accommodate our party of 5 in the main dining room. Service was great.

                                                                                  16. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on July 24, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    It was my daughter’s 25th Birthday and evening was perfect

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                                                                                    Kelly

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    3.0

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on July 9, 2020

                                                                                    overall3food2service4ambience5

                                                                                    My dish is the maple, lime grilled tofu with coconut risotto and veggies. This dishes changes every time I order it. It's been through many incarnations but the last one was a soup mess of risotto with veggies mixed throughout in a bowl with my tofu on top. The tofu was super tasty. The risotto was just bland mushy. I go for the atmosphere, staff and tofu dish. One less reason to go. :(

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                                                                                    LauraF

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on June 27, 2020

                                                                                    overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                    Great service, beautiful meal. Our table was next to the kitchen entrance so not much ambiance. I would definitely go back

                                                                                  19. PM

                                                                                    PaulM

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on June 19, 2020

                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                    Great location. One of the best places to eat in Sydney.

                                                                                  20. K

                                                                                    Kelly

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on February 21, 2020

                                                                                    overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                    I did have one bad experience this past summer which stopped me for going back for awhile and my favorite dish has changed a lot--the agave-lime marinated grilled tofu is now the maple lime tofu dish. What was coconut mushroom risotto with spicy thai seasonal veggies, four good-sized portions of grilled tofu with a swipe of sweet potato mousse is now coconut rice, three pieces of tofu, seasonal veggies and lovely microgreens on top. Still tasty but not as fabulous as the previous incarnation. AND it's $2 more expensive. Two bucks isn't a HUGE deal until you realize it's 24 dollars plus tax. The servers were fabulous! Thanks all

                                                                                  21. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on February 15, 2020

                                                                                    overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                                    It was nice but a little cold inside. Next time I’ll sit next to fireplace. Food was good, and came fairly quick.

                                                                                  22. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on December 24, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food3service4ambience5

                                                                                    Ordered many appetizers Some were great; others just ok Service was great They close pretty early

                                                                                  23. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on December 14, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food4service3ambience5

                                                                                    Overall very tasty food, however we weren’t offered the special menu which seemed strange to me. The server seemed to be rushing us through our meal not enough to be rude, just a little bit.

                                                                                  24. JO

                                                                                    JenniferO

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on October 29, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    It was awesome, as usual!

                                                                                  25. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    New Orleans

                                                                                    30 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    30 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on October 20, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Best fish & chips in North America!

                                                                                  26. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    34 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    34 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on October 5, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food4service4ambience4

                                                                                    We had a great time here - great food and great service - we want to come back next time we are in town!!!

                                                                                  27. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Ottawa

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on October 3, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Had the mussels....the BEST I ever had!!!! Lobster roll and seafood chowder were good but not great.

                                                                                  28. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    West Palm Beach

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on September 12, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                    Alround good experience rating +4

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                                                                                    David

                                                                                    Miami - Dade

                                                                                    8 reviews

                                                                                    1.0

                                                                                    8 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on September 1, 2019

                                                                                    overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                    The food at Governor's Pub may be wonderful or terrible. I'll never know. My wife and I arrived a few minutes early for our 8 pm reservation on Sunday, Sept. 1 only to be informed that there would be a one hour wait. The reservation had been confirmed on Open Table. We went elsewhere.

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                                                                                    Ange

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on August 19, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                    Nice meal! Prices were decent with lots of options on the menu. Good, higher-end pub food.

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                                                                                    tnmjn

                                                                                    Naples

                                                                                    21 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    21 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 19, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    We had fish and chips and halibut. Both very good. Twiced baked potato was especially good. James, our waiter, was knowledgeable and efficient. Definitely need a reservation when rainy as majority of seating is outside and thus limited during rain days. Hostess seems unhappy with her job but the rest of the staff was very friendly and anxious to please.

                                                                                  32. k

                                                                                    kstauf

                                                                                    Denver

                                                                                    39 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    3.0

                                                                                    39 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 13, 2019

                                                                                    overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                                    Food was good. I wanted lobster but it came out chewy and a little tough so I sent it back and got the salmon minus the glaze. That was done very well. The veggies that came with it were a bit over done. Service was very good!

                                                                                  33. NL

                                                                                    NadineL

                                                                                    Ottawa

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on August 3, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                    We arrived early but the staff was really accommodating. The food was excellent and it was a perfect end to our visit in Sydney.

                                                                                  34. OT

                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                    Washington DC

                                                                                    24 reviews

                                                                                    vip
                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    24 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on June 20, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Lives up to its reputation. Service and food was excellent. I had the seafood risotto, some of the best risotto I’ve ever had.

                                                                                  35. JO

                                                                                    JenniferO

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    7 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on June 7, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food5service3ambience3

                                                                                    The food was delicious, as per usual! But we feel like our reservation was forgotten about as it took about 3-4 minutes to find us a table, and our server seemed to forget about us! But we’ll be back as the food can’t be beat!

                                                                                  36. JO

                                                                                    JOHNP

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    5 reviews

                                                                                    2.0

                                                                                    5 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on June 7, 2019

                                                                                    overall2food1service3ambience2

                                                                                    Ordered the lobster sandwich. There was more red onion and lettuce than lobster, menu said lobster and mayo, no mention of red onion or lettuce, it wasn't chunks of lobster, minced, emailed Governor's but did not get a response back, very disappointing

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                                                                                    MandyH

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                    Dined on June 3, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Went on the recommendation of our BNB host. Made reservations on a Monday, glad we did; place was hopping. Naked oysters, mussels to start were fantastic! Followed by lobster risotto for me and lobster roll for my dinner date. Everything was great. Our server was so friendly and service was good. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Governors Pub.

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                                                                                    sassafras

                                                                                    New England

                                                                                    73 reviews

                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                    73 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on May 24, 2019

                                                                                    overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                    My wife and I dined here while in Sydney. Although it was before the tourist season (May), the place was full on a Friday night. The noise level was high and there was live music on the second floor. Although the music sounded good we were glad to be seated on the first floor as it was really loud. The food was good and the waitress was extremely good. She appeared to be waiting on ten or a dozen tables including large groups yet the meal went smoothly. The food was good. The wine list very limited - a common problem we encountered in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Sydney has a very limited choice in restaurants and this is a good one.

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                                                                                    LeanneP

                                                                                    Toronto

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    4 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on May 23, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Amazing!!!!

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                                                                                    DaveDalgliesh

                                                                                    Atlantic Canada

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                    Dined on May 14, 2019

                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                    Great service!!!

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                                                                                  Governor's Pub and Eatery is rated 4.5 stars by 72 OpenTable diners

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                                                                                  Google Map for Governor's Pub and Eatery

                                                                                  233 Esplanade St. Sydney, NS B1P 5Y8

                                                                                  • Neighbourhood

                                                                                    Sydney

                                                                                  • Hours of Operation

                                                                                    Dinner
                                                                                    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–10:00 pm
                                                                                    Sat, Sun 10:00 am–10:00 pm
                                                                                    Brunch
                                                                                    Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm

                                                                                  • Cuisines

                                                                                    Seafood, Pub, Beer Garden

                                                                                  • Dining style

                                                                                    Casual Dining

                                                                                  • Dress Code

                                                                                    Casual Dress

                                                                                  • Payment Options

                                                                                    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                  • Executive Chef

                                                                                    Ardon Mofford

                                                                                  • Entertainment

                                                                                    Open mike night every Tuesday.

                                                                                    Weekly Irish Session every Thursday night. Friday After work Party 6-9pm Saturday Ceilidh's 3-6pm

                                                                                  • Additional

                                                                                    Bar Dining, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

                                                                                  • Phone number

                                                                                    (902) 562-7646

                                                                                  • Catering

                                                                                    Please contact chefardon@ns.aliantzinc.ca for catering menu's and quotes.

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