Bars and Pubs


Bars and Pubs In Lancaster PA

Everyone knows about the wide range of shopping in Lancaster, PA. What you may not know yet is that there is a very healthy bar and pub scene in Lancaster County also! An area as heavily traveled as Lancaster has to offer some places for a refreshing sit down and a meal, but it goes far beyond that. Every town, village and borough in the Lancaster area has a few special spots to grab a beer and some tasty pub food. Many bars and pubs in Lancaster also offer a historic environment with lovely and unique ambiance as well. You can learn something about the region while you enjoy yourself and rest your weary feet.

Quips Pub

Quips Pub is one of the oldest eateries in Lancaster, located in a pre Civil War building that was once the Stock Yard Hotel. Menu items are named after characters in the novels of Charles Dickens and the name relates to Dickens as well. Literary buffs may find this a particularly fun stop to make. The menu is modeled after English pub food and there is a generous selection of beer, scotch and whiskey to please your palate.

Lancaster Brewing Company

The Lancaster Brewing Company is one of the finest bars in Lancaster. Housed in an old warehouse it merges an interesting atmosphere with a pub fare menu. It is conveniently located near the outlet malls or practically anything you choose to do while in Lancaster. It is sure to be a memorable stop for bar and pub lovers.

The Iron Hill Brewery

The Iron Hill Brewery is another one stop shop for a fortifying drink and delicious pub food. Among items on the menu is authentic fish and chips, pizza and other items you might expect at a bar or pub. It is located directly in Lancaster for your ultimate dining convenience.

The Revere Tavern

The Revere Tavern is an extremely historic and interesting choice if you desire a Lancaster pub experience. It is located in Paradise, PA. The ambiance is rich with antiques and a sense of timelessness. The drink selection will plaese all and the food is reasonably priced and well received by guests. The tavern dates back to 1740.. In 1841, US President James Buchanan purchased the tavern as a parsonage for his brother, Reverend Edward Buchanan and his wife Eliza Foster Buchanan. The history deepens from there. Composer Stephen Foster’s, Eliza’s brother, wrote the classic American songs Oh, Susannah! and My Olde Kentucky Home right on the grounds while visiting with his sister and brother-in-law. Overnight lodging is available if you can’t pull yourself away.

Bubes Brewery Complex

Bubes Brewery and the Catacombs restaurant beneath are more than your usual theme restaurant. Bubes is described as a 19th century brewery complex. Patrons can enjoy a guided tour of the facility given by a host in period clothing. Bubes is all about creating a whole environment to enjoy.

Dinner is served every day and the menu is comprised of traditional and fine dining items. For something extra special, guests can enjoy a feast on Sundays complete with live actors dressed in one of several themes including medieval style, Roman style or perhaps the most fun of all, pirates. Just be warned, some believe the brewery and catacombs to be haunted!


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