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

April 21, 2016

This Saturday, April 23rd, is Barrington's 2016 Spring Wine Walk.  The times are 2 PM - 6 PM, and as always the Pub is a sponsor of this fun event that encompasses most of the downtown area!  The Annex will also be directly participating by opening early and offering additional wine tasting specials, including bottles for purchase.  For additional details please visit the Village of Barrington website, and maps of the event are available here in PDF format.

April 11, 2016

Better late than never... our April Beer of the Month is Blue Moon, a Belgian style wheat ale that remains a tremendously popular choice on our taps.  $4 drafts all day all month long!  We'd also like to thank the fine folks at Revolution Brewing for their two month stint as our first "Brewery of the Month".  

April 4, 2016

Our Chicago Cubs start their 2016 season tonight in Anaheim, but in a week when they have their official home opener we'll be ready with home gameday specials - $2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum cans and $2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz cans - that are good for every Cubs home game!  We'll also be announcing similar gameday specials for the Chicago Blackhawks upcoming playoff run, stay tuned for more details. 

March 28, 2106

We are seeking to hire Bartenders, Servers, Busser/Barbacks & Food Runners, and for kitchen duties Line Cooks & Dishwashers. Part time and some full time positions available.  Please visit our Employment page for details.

March 26, 2016

The Pub is open regular business hours on Easter Sunday (11 AM - 1 AM) and we have some Easter-friendly specials for the family... information is posted right here, to the right (it will be removed after Easter).

March 20, 2016

The 6th Annual event was another huge success, THANK YOU to all our patrons, the Barrington community and all great efforts from our staff.  We're already looking forward to next year, and St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday!  As time permits some updates and recaps will be posted right here on our website and the Celtic Fest Facebook page.

March 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick's Day! This will be the last update here until after the three day Barrington Celtic Fest.  Please visit our Celtic Fest Facebook page for up-to-the-minute update. 

March 14, 2016

Just a reminder that we proudly support Manchester United and Nebraska Cornhuskers football.  We open for all MUFC games that start 9:00 AM or later, and will usually open for earlier ones too - check here or our Facebook page for schedule updates.  We'll always run specials on gamedays for both teams and encourage fans to come out and cheer 'em on here!

March 9, 2016

Though every year it's overshadowed by our annual St. Patrick's Day celebration (Barrington Celtic Fest), the Pub's business anniversary is March 9th.  Today happens to be our SIX YEAR anniversary!  We sincerely thank the community and all our patrons and staff - both current and past - as we wouldn't have been successful without your support.  As a token of our appreciation, we have some outstanding specials planned for the day: two of our signature food items at just $6 (Denny Reuben and Shepherd's Pie), along with an ALL DAY Happy Hour!  Enjoy, and THANKS!


February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Day!  Not only do you get another day of our February "Brewery of the Month", due to its popularity we've opted to extend it through March.  Enjoy a rotating tap from Revolution Brewery, with their brews costing only $4.50 per draft all month long!

February 19, 2016

The Pub would like to congratulate our good friends at McNally's Pub on their grand re-opening!  Visit their Facebook page or website for details.

February 17, 2016

We are one month away from the Barrington Celtic Fest, our fifth overall and seventh major St. Patrick's Day celebration!  Details on the logistics, entertainment, vendors and sponsors will be posted on the Celtic Fest page in our events section.

February 12, 2016

Our Valentine's Day celebration lasts from Friday through Sunday!  We have some fantastic food & drink specials, plus some great music from local Irish crooner Seamus O'Kane on Saturday night.  Also, no reservations are required for dining throughout the weekend.

February 1, 2016

We're off to a great start in February - our BREWERY of the Month is Revolution Brewing, located in Chicago.  This month we'll have a rotating tap or two that features Revolution beers, and their drafts are just $4.50 all month long!  Also, we have fun plans to celebrate Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day, info posted soon.

January 28, 2016

To complement our fantastic Happy Hour offerings, we just added some wine specials for The Annex!  Happy Hour runs 4-6 PM every Monday-Friday on both sides or our establisments.  Details are on the Specials page.

Starting February 1st we'll be featuring our first BREWERY of the Month - Revolution Brewing in Chicago - offering some of their drafts at discounted prices all month long!

January 15, 2016

A quick note out to all former employees - your 2015 W-2 tax forms are available for pickup at the Pub.  Any that are not picked up by January 29th will be mailed to the address we have on file.

January 7, 2016

With the new year comes new needs for energetic, hard working individuals to join our great staff! We are seeking to hire Servers, Hosts/Hostesses, Food Runners and Bussers/Barbacks. Part time and some full time positions available.  Please visit our Employment page for details.

January 5, 2016

Just a quick announcemet - the 2016 Barrington Celtic Fest is scheduled for March 17th - 19th and will feature the return of the festival tent!  All relevant details will be posted on the Celtic Fest page as they become available. 

December 31, 2015

On behalf of the Pub & Annex owners & staff, we want to thank all of our patrons for making 2015 a vfery successful year fo us... we're very excited about all the fantastic things we will be enhancing and offering in 2016, and it's all thanks to YOU!  Have a very happy and safe New Years!

December 21, 2015

As a quick reminder, here's our remaining holiday schedule:

Thursday December 24 - normal business hours but there will be no "late night" kitchen services (food service ends at 10 PM).

Friday 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).  The Annex will be closed.

Thursday December 31 - normal business hours, but our 6th Annual Pub New Years Eve Party starts at 8:00 PM that evening. 

Friday January 1, 2015 - normal business hours for the Pub and The Annex.  Happy New Year!

December 18, 2015

Information on our 6th Annual New Years Eve celebration has been posted in the Events section.  We're pleased to announce that we have DJ Atlas in The Annex and local talent Mac Dralle in the Pub.  And, best of all, no cover charge to attend!  More details forthcoming.  

December 16, 2015

It's finally back, a REAL "Happy Hour" celebration that actually spans two full hours, Monday-Friday from 4 PM until 6 PM.  Effective today, enjoy $4 Guinness, Harp & Smithwicks 20oz Drafts, $2.50 “You Call It” Well Drinks and $2 Bottles of Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Light & Coors Light.  Some great food specials and additional weekday specials are being added and will be effective tomorrow (December 17th).  All updates will be posted on the Specials main page.  Enjoy!

Visit the News & Media section for older saved updates.

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Voted the Suburb's BEST IRISH PUB

2012 & 2013 "Best of the Burbs"

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Exceptional reviews and ratings

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April 29th - May 1st

Food Specials

(good all weekend)

Habanero Lime WIngs - $9.95

One pound of our chicken wings in an habanero lime sauce with celery, carrots and ranch or blue cheese dressing.

Beer-Battered Shrimp - $15.25

Eight fried shrimp, served with cocktail sauce, French fries and cole slaw.

Soups of the Day

Friday: Spicy Tomato & White Bean

Saturday: Black Bean and Chorizo

Sunday: Corn Chowder

EVERY DAY: Richard's Famous Chili

vs. Atlanta, Friday-Sunday

$2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum Bottles

$2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz Cans


Friday April 29th

(Members of Hi Infidelity)

Pub 9:00 PM


$4 Blue Moon Drafts

$2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum Bottles

$2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz Cans


Saturday April 30th

Joe Cullen

Pub Main Level, 8:30 PM

$12 buckets of Bud/Bud Light,

Coors Light, Miller products

$4 Miller Lite 23oz Drafts

$4 Blue Moon Drafts

$2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum Bottles

$2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz Cans


Sunday May 1st


vs. Leicester City

Irish Music with the

Pub Main Level, 4 PM - 7 PM

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts

$3 Jack Daniels Fire Shots

$4 Miller Lite 23oz Drafts

$6 Bloody Marys (upgrade to Absolut, $8)

$5 Mimosas

$12 buckets of Bud/Bud Light,

Coors Light, Miller products

$4 Blue Moon Drafts

$2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum Bottles

$2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz Cans

Visit our SPECIALS page for all daily drink specials

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

Home Gameday Specials

Can't make it to Wrigley?  Cheer 'em on here!  These specials good all day for every Cubs home game:

$2 Budweiser 16oz Aluminum Bottles

$2 Miller Lite & MGD 16oz Cans

Upcoming Live Music

"Rock of Ages"

Friday April 29, 9:00 PM

Joe Cullen

Saturday April 30, 8:30 PM

Irish Music with the

Ragged Rascals

Sunday May 1, 4 PM - 7 PM


In The Annex

Friday May 6, 9:00 PM

*2Nite Vodka Promotion*

Peter Brady

Saturday May 7, 9:00 PM

Joe McShane

Saturday May 14, 8:30 PM

Morgan Fingleton

Saturday May 21, 9:00 PM

Cirrus Falcon

Saturday May 28, 8:30 PM

Visit our EVENTS page

for full listings & details.


Beer of the Month

$4 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

$3 Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire Shots


Nebraska Gamedays


Bottles and 16oz Tall Boy Cans 



We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, beIN, NBC Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.  We're also hopeful that we may someday have GAA Games here too!

Available in both The Pub and The Annex

Hours of Operation:

Sunday through Thursday, 11 AM - 1 AM

Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 2 AM

The Annex opens at 4 PM Monday-Saturday

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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