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Governor's Pub and Eatery, Sydney, NS

Governor's Pub and Eatery

4.5
4.5
72 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Seafood
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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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • 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.
  • Private party contact
    chefardon@ns.aliantzinc.ca: (902) 562-7646
  • Neighbourhood
    Sydney
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • 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

What 72 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

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

NoiseModerate

72 Reviews
  1. Gary

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    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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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great meal and service at reasonable price.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Birthday lunch! Really enjoyed it.

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  4. sonnym

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food and service

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  5. sonnym

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible service and food. Loved the atmosphere.

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  6. Canadian30

    New York City

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Much needed timeout.

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  7. Kelly

    Atlantic Canada

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food. Good service Quality for the price. Attentive waitstaff.

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  8. CarolA

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    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👍

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  9. DarrylB

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome experience Would recommend to everyone 100%

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  10. sonnym

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2020

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and entertainment

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FAQs

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

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Google Map for Governor's Pub and Eatery

233 Esplanade St., Sydney, NS B1P 5Y8

Additional information

  • 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
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Pub, Beer Garden
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • 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.
  • Private party contact
    chefardon@ns.aliantzinc.ca: (902) 562-7646
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