August 22, 2019
This Saturday (August 24th) the Pub is opening early for the Manchester United - Crystal Palace match. 9:00 AM start time, doors open at 8:50 AM and we'll be featuring a complimentary small breakfast buffet served at halftime!
Also, this evening is the last Barrington Cruise Night of the year and we'll be outside selling food right in the middle of it!
August 9, 2019
This Sunday - August 11th - is the start of the new Premier League season for Manchester United as they take on Chelsea at 10:30 AM. Our doors open at around 10:20 AM and full kitchen services will be available. Note that we also offer $4 Heineken 20oz drafts every MUFC gameday!
August 4, 2019
Words and pictures cannot even begin to describe these tragedies. On behalf of the entire Pub staff our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims and everyone else affected by the senseless mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH.
August 1, 2019
It's that time of the year when many of our great summertime employees are getting ready to return to school, so the Pub is actively seeking Bussers, Food Runners and Servers. We're also seeking some kitchen/cook help too. Visit our Employment page for details.
July 12, 2019
The Pub is supporting and appearing both of these fantastic summer events: Uncork Barrington (which is tonight) and the Barrington BrewFest (tomorrow, July 13). Check out both websites for details:
July 11, 2019
A little late but we have our July Beer of the Month ready to go... and this is one is so good it may extend through August! It's Revolution Brewing's Every Day Hero IPA, a session IPA brewed right here in Chicago. Give it a try for just $4 draft pints all month long!
July 5, 2019
GO USA! The Pub will be opening early on Sunday for the Women's World Cup finals - USA vs. Netherlands. Match starts at 10 AM and doors will open shortly beforehand.
July 4, 2019
On behalf of all the staff at the Pub, we wish you a happy and save Independence Day!
July 1, 2019
We've made some great food changes to our Happy Hour - we are now offering $3 jumbo pizza slices and giving HALF OFF our Pub appetizers (excluding chicken wings)! The fantastic drink specials remain the same. Check out our Specials page for details.
June 28, 2019
The Pub will be open normal business hours on Thursday July 4th. Also, Barrington's 4th of July celebration starts on Wednesday July 3rd in the Metra train station parking lot... get all the details here.
June 14, 2019
We are the perfect place to bring dad, so please join us this Sunday June 16th for some terrific Fater's Day specials! All the goodness is listed under our weekend specials on the right side of this page.
June 11, 2019
Better late than never... we hae a new Beer of the Month for June - Goose Island's Born & Raised Chicago style ale. "Easy drinking with a touch of sweetness from corn, slight fruit character from our house ale yeast, all balanced off with a light bitterness from noble hops." 5.9% ABV. Enjoy $4 drafts all month long!
June 1, 2019
Tickets WITH T-Shirts for the 16th Annual Barrington Brewfest are now on sale at the Pub! The Pub is the ONLY place where you can get both your ticket and a t-shirt together. The event is Saturday July 13th from 3 PM - 7 PM in the north parking lot of the Barrington metra train station. Early bird regular tickets (through June 16th) are $40, then they increase to $45. VIP tickets are $80 and Designated Driver ones are $20. Cash or check only at the Pub (checks made out to BACOA). Full details available at the Brewfest website and Facebook page.
May 30, 2019
Tonight is the first Barrington Cruise Night & "Summer Fun" night of the year! It's 6 PM - 8 PM in the center of town, and our great new neighbor - Big Iron Horse BBQ - will be outside serving food. The Pub will also be frewuently serving food outside for this event over teh summer.
May 24, 2019
We will be open regular business hours (11 AM - 1 AM) on Memorial Day - Monday May 27th.
May 21, 2019
This coming Memorial Day weekend is the 10th Annual Barrington Art Festival, Saturday & Sunday right in the center of downtown Barrington (Cook & Station streets). Incredible artwork, live music, great food and fun activities for kids make this festival a destination for art lovers of all ages. Free admission, free parking, and we are in the middle of it selling drinks outside and of course our full service inside the Pub! Note that the Pub is located on the north end of the event, very convenient for all festival patrons.
May 13, 2019
Our website is on vacation for a week, next update will be Tuesday May 21st. During this time periodic updates may be posted on our Facebook page.
May 11, 2019
We are seeking BOH/Kitchen help, full time and part-time positions available with immediate availability and room for advancement. Please visit our Employment page for details.
May 10, 2019
The Pub is opening early on Sunday May 12th (Mother's Day) for the last Manchester United league match of the season, vs. Cardiff City at 9 AM. Doors open shortly before the match starts, and we'll be serving a small complimentary breakfast buffet at hafltime. GO MUFC!!!
May 7, 2019
In celebraton of winter finally being gone (maybe) we're looking ahead and offering Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy as our May Beer of the Month. $4 drafts all month long!
May 4, 2019
We're opening early for our die-hard Manchester United fans this on Sunday 9May 5) for the Huddersfield match. Doors open at 8:00 AM. Please note that this is a B.Y.O.D. morning ("Bring Your Own Doughnuts") as our kitchen services won't be immediately available.
May 2, 2019
There's quite a bit going on at the Pub this coming weekend:
Friday May 3 - Paul Byrom is performing in The Loft. Ticket-only event, times & info can be found on his website.
Saturday May 4 - A Kentucky Derby Party hosted by Involo Farm, CANTER Chicago and the Riding Club of Barrington Hills will be happening in The Loft starting at 3:00 PM. Click here for info. Also we have Electric Jay & The Circuits on our main level stage at 8:30 PM... classic rock at it's finest.
Sunday May 5 - The Ragged Rascals take our main level stage from 4 M - 7 PM, playing great Irish tunes in a show for all ages!
Also our Chicago Cubs take on St. Louis over the weekend at Wrigley, so our $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz aluminum bottle special is in effect!
April 30, 2019
We welcome back former Celtic Thunder singer Paul Byrom this Friday, May 3, performing in The Loft! This is a ticket-only event that's handled by his crew, so please visit www.paulbyrom.ie or details.
April 26, 2019
Join us in downtown Barrington this Saturday, April 27 from 2 PM - 6 PM for the Barrington Spring Wine Walk... as always we are participants! Click here for details.
April 23, 2019
Congratulatons to our friend Scott Hansen and Big Iron Horse Barbecue as this awesome new neighbor officially opens for business TODAY! Location is 205 Park Avenue (connected to the Pub) and hours for today are 11 AM - 11 PM. If you're familiar with this restaurant from their prior location in Barrington, suffice to say it's now bigger and better than ever! For menu itgems and additional information, check out the website and Facebook page.
April 19, 2019
We will be OPEN on Easter Sunday with full service and for normal business hours (11 AM - 1 AM). We'll also post some additional specials soon. As for our Manchester United fans, our apologies as we wil not be opening early Sunday for the 7:30 AM match vs. Everton
April 17, 2019
This coming Saturday (April 20th) we are hosting a special "Daisy Cutter" tap takeover from Half Acre Beer Company. The event starts at 6:00 PM. Click on the below image for additional details.
April 12, 2019
GO BIG RED! This Saturday (1:00 PM) we'll be showing the spring game if you want to come out and watch the preview of our 2019 Huskers. Addiitonally our Chicago Cubss are at Wrigley all weekend, so our $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz aluminum bottle home gameday specials are in effect.
April 4, 2019
Two announcements of great interest to our beer lovers:
Our April Beer of the month is Half Acre Volo Wheat Beer, a new offering by this great Chicago brewery. $4.50 draft pints all month long!
The season for our Chicago Cubs may have already started, but their first home game is Monday April 8th... and with that comes the return of our $2.50 Budweiser & Bud Light 16oz aluminum bottle special, offered all day for every Cubs home game!
March 25, 2019
Our website is taking a spring break... the next update will be Saturday March 30th. However the Pub is of course open normal business hours: Sunday -Thursday 11 AM - 1 AM, Friday & Saturday 11 AM - 2 AM). Have a great week!
March 20, 2019
March Madness starts this Thursday! The Pub will be showing the games in our main level on Thursday, and The Loft (our 2nd level with several more HDTVs) will be open at 11 AM on Friday for additional viewing, drinking and dining. We'll also be featuring our Pub thin crust pizza by the jumbo slice or $2 off a full sized pie!
March 18, 2019
On behalf of the Pub and all our staff, THANK YOU to all those who came out and braved the crowds for our weekend long St. Patrick's Day celebration, the Barrington Celtic Fest. If anyone has pictures from the weekend to share, feel free to post them on the Celtic Fest Facebook page. Also, hopefully you were able to geat a sneak peek preview of our awesome new neighbor - Big Iron Horse BBQ - who will be fully open for business in a few weeks.
March 15, 2019
During the St. Patrick's Day weekend celebration our website updates will be on temporary hiatus. After this post the next update will be on Monday March 18th. Thank you for your understanding and hope you can make it here for a fun weekend!
March 11, 2019
We're five day away from our weekend St. Patrick's Day celebration, also known as the Barrington Celtic Fest! Ckeck out our Events page for all the latest details, and "like" the Facebook page for up-to-the minute festival updates.
March 7, 2019
The 16th Annual Barrington Brew Fest is Saturday July 13th. Early details and links can be found on our Events page.
March 6, 2019
Better a little late then never... our March Beer of the Month is Sam Adams New England IPA, just $4.50 draft pints all month long!
March 1, 2019
This Saturday (3/2) the Pub is opening early for the Manchester United - Southampton match. Doors open at 8:50 AM, match starts at 9 AM. We will be serving a complimentary small breakfast buffet at halftime!
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