The Wooly Pub

4.7
141 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Pub
Perhaps the Wooly concept is best represented by renowned Canadian artist Charlie Pachter’s Queen on a Moose” paintings. These pictures conveyed what would happen if a British pub was transferred to Canada. That pub would feature local foods, beverages and decor. It would be an All-Canadian pub featuring the best of the British pub culture. A local or home-base pub for its guests.

The Wooly was inspired by the Ontario micro-brewery explosion that occurred in the late 1980’s. The brewery industry was dominated by 3 large companies for over 40 years until the start of the craft brewery phenomenon. Teaching a course on beers at the University of Guelph Bob Desautels was keenly aware of this development. When an opportunity to open a pub in downtown Guelph emerged he decided to feature only small micro-brews on tap.

The rest is history!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 141 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.5
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Thanks so much
This was a great night out for me.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, as always

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great patio, nice and warm!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was very friendly and food was great:)

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IanW
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My go to pub in Guelph, good beer, quality food and friendly/knowledgeable service at a reasonable price. Can you ask for more?

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TraceyP
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Danielle was our server and she was awesome. Food was tasty and hot. Great spot on the back patio. Thanks again for a lovely evening out!

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Mirae
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, food, beer selection, and patio. Thank you so much for being so amazing!

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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

thanks so much
I'll be coming back next week
This is a good restaurant

UJ
UJim
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience at the Wooly!! Great service. Nice selection of IPA’s.
Good food and great atmosphere.

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CassieD
New England
5 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and drinks always taste incredible!! I love coming to this place

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Holly
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for the wonderful dinner! Delicious as always!

KW
KatieW
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a great visit to the Wooly. Delicious food, great service and environment.
My top place to go to in Guelph.

JS
JenniferS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and cold beer! Was a lovely lunch!

MM
MicheleM
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wooly has a great patio. We sat outside and the all the heaters they have kept us nice and warm. The service is always great! Best fries in town.

MD
McDishy
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It's hard to rate a restaurant during COVID 19. I tried the veggie burger, and it wasn't my favourite. The service and atmosphere was friendly. Presentation of food could be much better.

JT
JaneT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Most impressed with the service and attitude of our servers. Covid safety measures were in place and strictly enforced and this was on St. Patrick's Day.

My vegan date thoroughly enjoyed her meal and my nachoes were scrumptious.

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username75
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wooly's heated patio is our saving grace this Pandemic. Always fantastic service, food and beer.

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Levain
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Never disappointed at the Wooly! Food, beer, and service always good.

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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

thank you my friend and I both enjoyed ourselves. We will come again

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Smiles
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have an great visit. Great food, great craft beer selection and great staff. Heated patio is awesome!

LN
LucieN
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place to eat and sit with a friend for a drink! The staff are amazing and the menu selection has something for everyone!

RK
RitaK
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

consistently a pleasant experience, welcoming staff, as a single patron I am always made to feel welcome

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grahamM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

As always the Wooly never disappoints. Excellent service friendly staff and good food

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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks this was a good meal at a good price

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I were there for dinner and we had a great experience. Amazing food and great staff!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely outdoor atmosphere and our server Danielle was amazing as always

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the Wooly is the best pub in Guelph.

DK
DanaK
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we had a small pre-Christmas meal out on the all season deck and it was delightful. Our server was friendly and attentive. Our lunch was delicious, we enjoyed everything ordered. The Wooly is a Guelph staple and they continue to demonstrate that even through these hard times.

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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Thanks the food and atmosphere was great

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a cozy table by the fire. Great atmosphere, beer selection. Excellent covid measures in place

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NancyA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Wooly! We go regularly and will continue to support this wonderful local business. The staff are just wonderful people!! The food is always great, and the beer selection they offer is a treat!

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Barnaby
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

THis is an ideal sport, the service is incredible, the food is amaziong and the beer selection is perfect.

LD
LDRC
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a great place to dine, keep having the cask ale!

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SandiT
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as always! Gotta love the sticky toffee pudding!!

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vipdoctorade
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Thanks so much

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was good but the Mac and cheese was a bit cold. Could have been warmer. But over all. Good food. Will return

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SueS
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wooly is our favourite local pub. Great food, excellent beer list, wonderful staff.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wooly isn’t just an exceptional restaurant with outstanding food... it’s a second home for so many locals! The friendly staff make each and every experience special whether you’re there for everyday dining or a special occasion. Thank you for pushing through the pandemic, always leaving us with a smile on our faces and a full belly of food (and beer)!

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ChuckO
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place to eat and have a beer

CS
ChrisS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love going to this. Been going to the Wooly for over 10 years.

FAQs

The Wooly Pub does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. The Wooly Pub also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (519) 836-2875.

The Wooly Pub is rated 4.7 stars by 141 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.