Category Archives: Nightlife

Phil’s Grandson’s Place Waterloo Info and Review

phil's bar uptown waterloo

The motto for this nightclub is: “Don’t look up, don’t look down.” Everyone has been to Phil’s at least once and has some trashy story about the place. Phil’s has been around since 1988. Phil’s is so old and well known that my manager that went to Laurier, 10 years before me still tells me […]

Sweet Dreams Teashop Waterloo – My Review

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Sweet Dreams Teashop is a dream come true for anyone who loves bubble tea and delicious food. The charming café serves bubble tea, loose leaf tea, and a variety of food and pastries. All of these marvelous things can be found at 170 University Ave in the University Shops Plaza. History Sweet Dreams Teashop was […]

Jane Bond Waterloo – My Review

Jane Bond interior

The name’s Bond. Jane Bond – a hip, cozy restaurant, bar and music venue located at 5 Princess Street West, open from 5pm until 2am Tuesday to Saturday. I just recently went here for the first time with my friend and we were both very impressed with the cocktails, food and decor. Jane Bond is […]

Death Valley’s Little Brother Waterloo – My Review


The Story of Death Valley In the untamed, mountainous landscape belonging to the western state of Wyoming, where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, it is said there live creatures, part jackrabbit, part antelope, who roam the sprawling, rugged terrain, too quick to be caught by most hunters. These creatures are known as Jackalopes. […]

History of the Huether Hotel – A Waterloo Heritage Landmark

The famous Waterloo landmark known as the Huether Hotel has a long and captivating history. The building dates back 175 years, making it one of the oldest breweries in Canada. Before writing this article I was lucky enough to be given a tour by one of the owners, David Adlys, grandson of John Adlys who purchased […]

The Huether Hotel – Review

Stepping into the Huether Hotel is like stepping through a doorway into the past. It has long been a popular spot for food and drink, music, or a night out with friends. The building was founded in 1842 as a brewery and inn; it is one of the oldest breweries in Canada. In the 1800s […]

The Princess Café Waterloo – My Review

I remember the first time I went to The Princess Café. It was late at night and my mother and I were leaving a movie at the Princess Twin Cinema in the same building.  We were in the lobby putting on our coats when we noticed the café was still open. Through the glass window […]

Molly Bloom’s @ Waterloo University Plaza

molly blooms irish pub waterloo ontario

Molly Blooms, or known as Molly’s to it’s admirers, is a popular pub in Waterloo. It is located next to the University of Waterloo on the intersection of University and Phillip Street. Check its location on Google Maps here This Irish pub is an extremely popular spot for university students’ due to it’s convenient location. […]

The Bombshelter Pub at The University of Waterloo Campus

the bombshelter pub waterloo

The Bombshelter Pub, known as the Bomber for short, is the University of Waterloo’s own pub. It is located in the SLC, directly across from the Turnkey Desk, in the heart of the campus. The Bomber is run by the student union organization known as the Feds. There are four University of Waterloo graduates who manage the pub, […]

Nightlife in Waterloo, Ontario

Waterloo is home to a diverse population. The region has people of all different age groups. Waterloo is home to two universities, the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University, and a large college, Conestoga College, the city has endless choices and options when it comes to nightlife. With over 30,000 students living in the […]