TOP RATED BARS IN ANTIGONISH (NOVA SCOTIA)
Read to find out what the best bars are to go to in the Antigonish written by St. FX students who go to them.
Pros: Main bar, decent price, good theme nights, great dance floor
Cons: Very long lines
Student Pro Tip: Kenny's Pizza is right across the street and a great place to hit on the way home
Piper's Pub is the most happening bar in Antigonish, every single night it is going, making it the safest bet when going out whether its a Tuesday after class or a Sunday night. This is the Go-to Bar for all St.FX students, so you know its the place to be.
|Price||$ (Cash Bar)|
|Specials||$13 doubles, $9 Jager Bombs, Check socials for rotating drink specials|
|Why Students Go there|
It's simply the place to be every night of the week it is always going and has a great dance floor
Pros: On campus, no cover unless its a big event, pool tables, good events
Cons: Any guest must be signed in if they do not go to the university
Student Pro Tip: Wednesday nights are half-price wing nights, go between 5-7pm for the half-price wings, and then stay for when the bar turns into a more club vibe.
Out of all the campus bars out there, Golden X Inn has to be one of the best ones. Given its a campus bar, everyone there is either a students, or of student age making it a great place to hang out. In addition, the bar also host multiple events every week such as trivia, but its the special guests and events such as concerts with big name artists that makes it not only on of the best bars in Antigonish, but out of all campus bars.
|Price||$ (Cash and Card)|
|Specials||Half price wings on Wednesdays, 3 for $12 Pink Whitney and Jager bombs|
|Why Students Go there|
Its the on-campus bar so its convient and full of students, making it an overall better vibe
Pros: Great atmosphere, cheap, dog friendly, live music
Cons: Pretty busy
Student Pro Tip: They are open later than the liquor store, so if you can't make it there in time you can stop in Spindrift and pick up a few cases of beer
This is the place to be to pre in the nish. The atmosphere is a lot more chill than some of the other places on our list and is frequented by mostly younger locals and students. What is most exciting is the roof top patio that is opening soon, be sure to stop in this summer to soak up some sun and enjoy some local craft brews.
|Price||$$ (Cash and Card)|
|Specials||$45 after tax for a 24 pack of Toller|
|Why Students Go There||Its a more relaxed atmosphere which makes it great for a more chill night, also who doesn't love a dog friendly bar?|