Top 5 New Halifax Beer Gardens & Patios You Need To Check Out This Summer

There are a lot of patios and beer gardens in the Halifax area. These are five of the newest and are must visits this year. From the shores of Bedford Basin, to Downtown Halifax, to hopping the ferry to Dartmouth there is lots to check out.

Here is our list of the top 5 new Halifax beer gardens and patios you need to check out this summer.

#1 Birch & Anchor – Bedford Basin

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Birch & Anchor is a new establishment on Halifax Harbour. Located on the Bedford Basin, it's a must add to your summer bucket list.

You need to try their nachos, they're simply the best in the city. Birch & Anchor also offers a large selection of Nova Scotia craft beer and refreshing Nova Scotia Spirit Co. Blue Lobster Vodka Sodas among other beverages.

67 Bedford Hwy, Halifax

#2 Niche BBQ & Beer Yard – Downtown Halifax

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Niche always had one of the best patios in Downtown Halifax. Usually located at the base of Spring Garden Road on Barrington, this year they've moved into the quad of The Four Points Sheraton.

The Beer Yard is opened weather depending. You can find out if it's open on their website. Niche is known for their happy hour from 4:00pm to close everyday.

Enter through the Four Points By Sheraton door on Salter Street and follow the signs.

Salter Street, Halifax

#3 The Old Triangle’s Bedford Row Patio – Downtown Halifax

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Say hello to Halifax's newest patio (extention 😉)

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As a result of COVID-19, The Old Triangle in Halifax has extended their patio out onto Bedford Row!

It was always an awesome spot to catch live entertainment, but now you can enjoy even more in the street while having a Guinness or two!

5136 Prince St, Halifax

#4 Dear Friend Bar Patio – Downtown Dartmouth

Dear Friend Bar is a new cocktail and wine bar in Downtown Dartmouth.  It was opened by the folks at The Clever Barkeep.

They have one of the best hidden patios in the city which is located behind their business.

Hop the ferry to Dartmouth and check them out. They're open Thursday to Sunday 4:00pm - 12:00am.

69 Portland St, Dartmouth

#5 Brightwood Beer Garden – Downtown Dartmouth

Brightwood Beer Garden might have the best views in the city. Located on the Dartmouth waterfront at Alderney Landing and just a hop from the Dartmouth Ferry Terminal, you should add them to your bucket list.

Enjoy a selection of Brightwood Beer and their Brightyard Cider. It's a team effort between them and Chainyard Urban Cidery. It's only sold at this location.

2 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth

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