WE ARE HIRING!!!  Check our Contact-Employment page for details.

October 24, 2021

Happy Birthday to the patriarch of the McGonigal family, Denny, who turns 78 today!

October 21, 2021

Weekend sports plans: On Sunday we are opening at 10:30 AM to show the Manchester United - Liverpool match.  We'll also be featuring our Chicago Bears vs. Tampa Bay at 3:25 PM.  Both will be shown with sound of course!

October 19, 2021

"Charhouse" expansion hours for this week: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 5 PM - 11 PM (there is a special private event Wednesday), Saturday 2 PM - 11 PM and Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM.  We'll be trying out a few new menu items later this week too, along with new wines.  Stay tuned for details!

October 15, 2021

We are hiring for both the Pub and expansion Charhouse sides!  Visit our Employment page for details.

October 14, 2021

This coming Saturday (October 16th) the Pub will open at 9 AM for the Manchester United - Leicester City match, with a small complimentary breakfast buffet served at halftime.  Following that match, our Nebraska Huskers take on Minnesota (11 AM) and we'll be showing the game with sound.  GO MUFC and GO BIG RED!

October 11, 2021

CHARHOUSE Update - starting this week we will be taking our soft opening "crawl" and move it up to a soft opening "walk" as we slowly get closer to normal operating hours.  This coming week our next-door expansion will be open Tuesday through Friday 5 PM - 11 PM, Saturday 12 PM - 11 PM and tentatively Sunday (10/17) from noon - 6 PM.  More info forthcoming.

October 8, 2021

As we did last week, this Saturday (October 9th) we will be showing the 6:30 PM Nebraska Huskers - Michigan game with sound in our main level.  Our scheduled live entertainment - Blues Demolition - will start immediately once the game ends.

October 7,2021

"McGonigal's Charhouse" will once again be open for business the next few days - today through Saturday we are opening at 5 PM and Sunday is TBA.  We still have quite a ways to go until we get everyting up to our standards, so offerings will remain somewhat limited... but feel free to stop in and give our expanded business - and delicious new food items - a test run!  Check out our (current but very limited) menu!

October 5, 2021

With Facebook back up after yesterday's weird worldwide outage, stay tuned for updates on our Facebook page and right here regarding development of the "Charhouse" side of the business.

October 1, 2021

GO BIG RED!  This Saturday (October 2nd) our Nebraska Huskers take on Northwestern at 6:30 PM.  The Pub will be showing the game with sound, and our scheduled live entertainment will start immediately once the game ends.

Also, our October Beer of the Month is Goose Island Oktoberfest$5 drafts while the supplies last. 

September 30, 2021

BIG NEWS to report regarding expansion of the Pub!  Click here for the announcement (PDF format) which will give you the full scoop.   It all starts Friday, October 1st at 4 PM... stay tuned for many more details!

September 24, 2021

This Saturday our Nebraska Huskers play Michigan State, kickoff 6 PM. We will be showing the game with sound in our main level and our live music will start immediately following the game.  Also for our Manchester United  fans, unfortunately we will NOT be opening at 6:30 AM for their Saturday match vs. Aston Villa but will still honor our matchday Heineken special.

September 23, 2021

Our awesome Pub Chili is back on the menu for fall & winter seasons!

September 19, 2021

On Monday September 20th the Pub will be closed for lunch and opening by 3:00 PM, just in time for Happy Hour. But it's for a good reason - there will be some filming at the Pub (and other spots in Barrington) for a new TV series that's coming out on FOX. Cool stuff indeed!  More details on the show later... and thank you for your understanding.

September 17, 2021

We're now officially six months away from St. Patrick's Day!  Plans for the celebration will start soon, and perhaps it will be the return of the Barrington Celtic Fest.

September 16, 2021

This Saturday (9/18) our Nebraska Huskers take on Oklahoma at 11 AM; the Pub will open at 10:45 AM for early arrivers and will be showing the game with sound.  Check back here and on our Facebook page for gameday specials.

September 13, 2021

We currently have two Oktoberfest beers on tap - Sam Adams and Half Acre - with Goose Island's brew available soon.

September 11, 2021

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” George W. Bush

September 8, 2021

This coming Saturday (September 11) the Pub will be opening early for the Manchester United - Newcastle.  Doors open around 8:50 AM, match starts at 9:00 AM.  Our MUFC match day special - $4 Heineken 20oz drafts - will be on tap, and a small complimentary breakfast buffet will be served at halftime. Additionally we will be showing our Nebraska Huskers vs. Buffalo with sound at 2:30 PM.

September 4, 2021

The Pub will be open for full business and regular hours on Labor Day (Monday September 6th).

September 1, 2021

Due to numerous factors the restaurant & hospitality industry (along with other businesses) has been experiencing supply issues from many of our vendors, and in some cases it's rather severe.  Though we are taking action to best assure the ability to keep all of our food & drink offerings available, there is a good chance that we will occasionally run out of certain popular items.  We apologize for any inconveniences and appreciate your understanding during these challenging times.

August 30, 2021

Yesterday (Sunday) we had a power outage in our area which ended up closing us down late afternoon and for the rest of the evening.  Our apologies for the inconvenience, but power was fully restored late last night and we are ready to go for regular business!  As a reminder our hours are Sunday-Thursday 11 AM - 1 AM (kitchen open until 9 PM), Friday & Saturday 11 AM - 2 AM (kitchen open until 10:30 PM).

August 26, 2021

Football (both American and European) is officially back and hopefully fully normal in 2021!  This coming Saturday we have our Nebraska Huskers taking on Illinois in their first game of the college season.  Noon kickoff and we'll be showing the game with sound.  Additioinally on Sunday we haveManchester United - Wolverhampton, start time 10:30 AM and the Pub will be open for it.

August 25, 2021

Our sports schedules for viewing games at the Pub will be added shortly to the Events tab section on this site.  It will include Manchester United, Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Chicago Bears - all teams which we proudly support.  Gameday specials will also be listed.

August 18, 2021

Join us tomorrow night (Thursday August 19th) for the last Barrington Cruise Night of the year.  It runs from 6 PM - 8 PM and the Pub will be serving some food, beer & wine right in the middle of the event, which is just a block south of our establishment.

August 9, 2021

We are excited to announce that Celtic Thunder artist Damian McGinty makes his only Chicagoland stop right here on Friday November 12th and will be performing in The Loft (our 2nd level)!  Limited tickets are available for this show; the Pub does NOT sell these, please visit his website for details. 

August 4, 2021

This Thursday (August 5th) is the "National Night Out Against Crime" and our Barrington Police Department will be hosting it just south of the Pub at Cook & Station Streets from 6 PM - 8:30 PM,  Visit the Village website for details.

Visit the News & Media section for older saved updates.

Voted/Awarded as the

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!

Monday October 25th

$5.00  Guinness 20oz Draft

$10.50 - Corned Beef & Cabbage

$10.50 - Fish & Chips

$11.50 - Pot Roast

$10.50 - Shepherd's Pie

$9.95 - Eire BLT

$7.95 - Scotch Egg

$5.95 - Irish Bread Pudding

"Work In Progress" next door...

stop by and check us out!

Click here for the announcement

Click here for our (very limited) food menu

Current hours of operation:

Tuesday-Friday: 5 PM - 11 PM

Saturday: 2 PM - 11 PM

Closed Sunday & Monday

(all this is tentative until we

are fully open for business)

Please note that the restuarant & hospitality industry has been experiencing significant supply issues from our vendors.  Unfortunately that means some of our popular items may occasionally be unavailable.  We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Visit our MENUS page for details

Pub hours are 11 AM - 1 AM Sunday - Thursday, 11 AM - 2 AM Friday & Saturday.  Kitchen closes at 9 PM Sunday - Thursday and 10:30 PM Friday & Saturday.  Seating is limited and we do NOT take reservations.

Call us at 847-277-7400

for take-out orders

Get your Printable Menu copy here


Limited menu item availability.  Daily food specials and other special promotional pricing do not apply to DoorDash orders.


Beer of the Month

It was Goose Island Oktoberfest,

but EVERYONE drank it out of stock!

Next offering will be in November

Upcoming Entertainment

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules

Saturday October 16th

The Fluffers

9:00 PM

Saturday October 23rd

The Joynt Cheefs

8:30 PM

Saturday October 30th

The Honeymen

8:30 PM

Saturday November 6th

Mac Dralle

8:30 PM

Sunday November 7th

Irish Music with

The Ragged Rascals

4 PM - 7 PM


& FRIDAY  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tremendous discounts on many, many items!  Visit our Happy Hour page for all the details.

TUESDAY is an ALL-DAY Happy Hour!






We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, NBC & CBS Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.

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 Unted Gamedays

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts

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) currently opens only for special event use but will resume daily customer use in the future.

General Kitchen Hours:

Sunday-Thursday 11 AM - 9:00 PM

Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 10:30 PM

Sorry, we do not take reservations for dining

For inquiries on planning private/special events,

contact Lisa Brady at 224-717-9199

or events@barringtonpub.com

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For all inquiries including vendor and contractor solicitations, employment opportunities and general information, contact us at

847-277-7400 or info@barringtonpub.com.

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