HAPPY HOUR runs Monday-Friday 4 PM - 6 PM.  Late Night Menu starts 10 PM every night.

November 16, 2018

Tomorrow (Saturday) morning our doors open at 10:30 AM for the Nebraska-Michigan State game.  Chicagoans for Nebraska and all other Huskers faithful are invited....of course MSU fans are welcome too! GO BIG RED!!!

November 14, 2018

Here's a look at our upcoiming holiday schedule:

Wednesday November 21 - The Pub & Loft will be open an additional hour (late night) for "Black Wednesday".  We also have Mark Himes playing live in the Pub (Loft) starting at 8:30 PM and a DJ spinning tunes starting at 9 PM in the Pub's main level.

Thursday November 22 - Happy Thanksgiving!  Though we will not be open for the early Bears-Lions game, the Pub opens for full bar service at 5:00 PM.  No kitchen/dinner service available, but snacks may be provided.

Monday December 24 - normal business hours, but our kitchen will be closing at 9:00 PM so there will be no "late night" kitchen services.

Tuesday December 25 - Merry Christmas!  The Pub will open at 5:00 PM with full bar service but no kitchen service.  Various snacks will be provided.

Monday December 31 - normal business hours and our 9th Annual Pub New Years Eve Party starts at 8:00 PM that evening.  More details forthcoming on this event...

Tuesday January 1, 2019 - normal business hours, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

November 9, 2018

Plenty of weekend events at the Pub...

SATURDAY (11/10) w'ere opening at 10:40 AM for the Nebraska-Illinois game (kickoff at 11 AM).  Game with sound will be shown in the Pub's main level.  Also, The Fluffers are on our main level stage starting at 9:30 PM

SUNDAY (11/11) we're opening at 10:10 AM for the Manchester United-Manchester City match which starts at 10:30 AM.  Viewing with sound in the Pub's main level.  Our Chicago Bears take on Detroit at noon, and sound for that game will commence at 12:30 PM when the soccer match is over.

November 7, 2018

Join us today for Manchester United vs. Juventus at 2:00 PM.  $4 Heineken 20oz drafts, and it's also our now famoius Burgers & Wings Wednesday!

November 6, 2018

In case you didn't see or hear any of the political reminders, please don't forget to vote today!

November 2, 2018

This SATURDAY we will be opening our doors t 10:30 AM for the 11 AM Nebraska-Ohio State game.  GO BIG RED!  Unfortunately we won't be opening at 7:30 AM for the Manchester United - Bopurnemouth match, but we will be open and showing all the following MUFC matches through the foreseeable future.

We also wish our hometown Barrington High School's football team the best of luck as they face Homewood-Flossmoor in the second round of the state playoofs, 1 PM at Barrington High School.  The Pub is a proud sponsor/supporter of the program.  GO BRONCOS!!

October 31, 2018

Have a happy and safe Halloween! 

October 29, 2018

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox for their dominating 2018 season and World Series championship!

October 26, 2018

This Saturday we'll be showing the Nebraska - Bethune-Cookman game with sound in the Pub's main level.  Doors open around 10:45 AM, game starts at 11 AM.  GO BIG RED!

October 25, 2018

To address a few inquiries, the Pub will not be having a Halloween costume contest this Saturday October 27th.  However we have a great local band - TRIADD - making their triumphant return to our main level stage starting at 8:30 PM that evening.

October 22, 2018

Come visit us and Remember Charlotte's at the 2018 Great Barrington TasteFest this Wednesday, October 24th at the Onion Pub & Brewery in Lake Barrington.  Tickets and additional information is available at the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce's website.

October 18, 2018

Weekend news in advance: Saturday (10/20) we have our Nebraska Huskers taking on Minnesota at 2:30 PM, we'll be showing the game with sound in the Pub's main level.  We also have Morgan Fingleton on our main level stage starting around 9 PM.  Unfortunately we won't be opening early for the 6:30 AM Manchester United - Chelsea match but will honor our $4 Heineken 20oz draft gameday special.  Join us next week for the matches vs. Juventus (10/23, 2 PM) and Everton (10/28, 11 AM). 

October 12, 2018

This Saturday (10/13) we have our Nebraska Huskers in Evanston to play Northwestern. Our doors will open at 10:30 AM, kickoff is 11 AM. Chicagoans for Nebraska freinds and all other Huskers (and Wildcat) fans are invited to watch the game with sound in our main level. $3.50 Miller Lite 23oz drafts and lots more! GO BIG RED!!!

October 5, 2018

We welcome the original Hacker-Pschorr weiss beer as a "permanent" tap handle, and it's also our October Beer of the Month.  $5.50 drafts (.5l) throughout October!

October 4, 2018

Our upcoming Saturday (10/6) will feature Manchester United vs. Newcastle at 11:30 AM, Nebraska vs. Wisconsin at 6:30 PM and the band JET Set Quartet starting on our main level stage at 8:30 PM.  For our Chicagoans for Nebraska freinds and Husker faithful, please note that we will be broadcasting the game with sound in The Loft (2nd level).

October 2, 2018

This coming Sunday (October 7th) we welcome Celtic Thunder's Colm Keegan to The Loft for a matinee performance!  This is a ticket-in-advance event so please click here or check out www.colmkeegan.com/tours for more information.

September 28, 2018

The Pub and Remember Charlotte's welcome the several Barrington High School class reunions happening here this weekend.  We are extremely proud to be part of the Barrington community... thanks for your patronage and have fun!

September 27, 2018

Sports announcements for this Saturday: unfortunately we will not be opening early for the 6:30 AM Manchester United - West Ham match.  Our apologies to our MUFC faithful, but we're still honorning our $4 Heineken 20oz draft special and will broadcast the Champions League match vs. Valencia, 2 PM on October 2nd.  For our Huskers fans, in our main level (with sound) we'll have the Nebraska-Purdue game on at 2:30 PM.

September 21, 2018

GO BIG RED! Nebraska takes on Michigan Saturday morning at 11 AM.  We'll open our doors at 10:30 AM for our Husker faithful.  Thank you to Chicagoans for Nebraska for your support!

September 20, 2018

This Saturday morning the 9 AM Mancheser United-Wolverhampton match isn't being broadcast through our sports package, and we have some concerns with the quality of our streaming abilities.  So, unfortunately we will NOT be able to broadcast the match at the Pub.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but please join us on September 25th for the match vs. Derby County.

September 17, 2018

Today it's officially HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK'S DAY, and though we're not having a huge party fo rit, enjoy some Imperial Pints (20oz drafts) of our favoirte Irish beers - Guinnes, Harp, Smithwick's & Murphy's - for just $5 all day long!

September 13, 2018

This Saturday we have an early double-header of sports:  Nebraska vs. Troy, 11 AM - our doors will open at 10:30 AM for all our Huskers faithful which includes the Chicagoans for Nebraska group. We'll be watching the game with sound in the Pub's main level.   Additionally we have Manchester United vs. Watford, 11:30 AM. The Loft will be open for our MUFC fans so everyone can watch the match with sound. $4 Heineken 20oz drafts, $5.50 Hacker-Pshorr Oktoberfest drafts, $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz bottles are our main drink specials for this gameday. GO BIG RED! GO MUFC!

september 11, 2018

We'll never forget the horrific tragedy that happened seventeen years ago today...

September 7, 2018

Attention Huskers fainthful: after the cancellation last week we're finally ready to usher in the Scott Frost era this Saturday with the Nebraska-Colorado game at 2:30 PM. We will be showing the game with sound in the Pub's main level.  Thank you once agian to Chicagoans for Nebraska for your participation and support.  GO BIG RED! 

September 6, 2018

A exceptionally delicious and seassonal brew takes center stage as our September Beer of the Month: Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest$5.50 drafts through the rest of the month and maybe a little beyond.  Enjoy!

September 1, 2018

Just a heads up, we will be open normal business hours on Labor Day (11 AM - 1 AM).  Have a safe holiday weekend!

August 31, 2018

McGonigal's Pub is thrilled to once again be working with Chicagoans for Nebraska as an official "watch site" for all Nebraska Huskers football games! With ownership roots from Nebraska embedded in the Pub, plus featuring their games since we first opened, we are the perfect location in our region for all local and visiting Huskers fans. The season starts this Saturday vs. Akron, and we will be showing the game (with sound) in The Loft.  Check out the group on their website and Facebook page.  More gameday details to be posted soon.  GO BIG RED!

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2017 Hospitality Member of the Year!

We are are proud members of the

Voted BEST BAR/PUB in in the region

and best Live Music Venue in Barrington

"Best of Barrington" 365Barrington.com

Voted the Suburb's BEST IRISH PUB

2012 & 2013 "Best of the Burbs"

One of Urbanspoon's

Top Rated Irish Pubs in America

Exceptional reviews and ratings

from all these major sources

2013 - 2017 Best of Business Award

2017 Best Bar Category Winner!



november 16th - 18th

Food Specials

(good all weekend)

Fried Mushrooms - $7.95

Sliced & breaded Portobello mushrooms served with spicy bistro sauce. 

Baked Trout - $21.95

Smothered in garlic butter and served with asparagus and rice.

Steak & Shrimp - $22.95

Grilled 6oz ball tip steak with grilled shrimp, twoce baked potato and asparagus.

Chocolate Brownies - $6.95

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake - $6.95

Soups of the Day

1) Ed's "Almost Famous" Chili

2) Different every day, please ask your server


Friday November 16th

$4.50 New England IPA Drafts


$2.50 “You Call It” Well Drinks

$4 Guinness 20oz Drafts

$4 Harp 20oz Drafts

$4 Smithwick's 20oz Drafts

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts

$2 Bottles of Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Light & Coors Light

$4 Glasses of our house Chardonnay, Cabernet & Merlot

Chicago Dog with Fries - $4.00

Plain Jumbo Dog with Fries - $4.00

Beer Brat with Fries - $4.00

Nachos - $4.00

Boneless Wings - $4.50


Saturday November 17th


"We're your Huskers Home!"

Nebraska vs. Michigan State

Doors open at 10:30 AM

Kickoff 11:00 AM

Game with sound shown in the Pub's main level

Morgan Fingleton

Pub Main Level, 9:00 PM

$3.50 Miller Lite 23oz Drafts

$3 Coors Light Drafts

$12 buckets of Bud/Bud Light,

Coors Light, Miller products

$4.50 New England IPA Drafts


Sunday November 18th


vs. Minnesota


$6 Bloody Marys

Upgrade to Absolut for $2 more

$5 Mimosas

$12 buckets of Bud/Bud Light,

Coors Light, Miller products

$3.50 Miller Lite 23oz Drafts

$4.50 New England IPA Drafts

If this section is not updated, sorry!  Ask your server or bartender for the daily food specials, or check out our Facebook page for details.  For a listing of ALL regular daily specials, visit our Specials Pages

A new every day special!  Combine one of our Irish draft beers with one of our signature Irish Entrees and get the combination for just $13!  Visit our Everyday Specials page for details and restrictions.

Upcoming Entertainment

Morgan Fingleton

Saturday November 17, 9:00 PM

Mark Himes

Wednesday November 21, 8:30 M

(in The Loft)

DJ Atlas

Wednesday November 21, 9:00 PM

(Pub main level)

Kevin Purcell & the Root Doctors

Saturday November 24, 8:30 PM

JET Set Quartet

Saturday December 1, 8:30 PM

Irish Music with the

Ragged Rascals

Sunday December 2, 4 PM - 7 PM

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules


Beer of the Month

$4.50 Drafts

Monday - Friday

4PM - 6PM

Tremendous discounts on many of our drinks along with some amazing food specials!  Visit our Happy Hour page for all the details.

We're the only real LATE NITE

food option in Barrington!

Visit our Menus Page for full list of offerings

We will open for all Manchester United games starting at 9 AM or later.  Please check our Facebook page for updates on earlier start times.

Manchester United Gamedays

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts



We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, beIN, NBC & CBS Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.  Technology & price pending we hope to have GAA Games here someday too!

Available in the Pub

Hours of Operation:

Sunday through Thursday, 11 AM - 1 AM

Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 2 AM

The Loft (2nd level) opens at 4 PM Monday-Saturday

(pending private event use)

General Kitchen Hours:

Sunday-Thursday 11 AM - 11:30 PM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 1 AM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Sorry, we do not take reservations for dining

For inquiries on planning private/special events,

contact Lisa Lesniak-Brady at 224-717-9199,

or events@barringtonpub.com

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