Welcome to the Brass Taps Campus Pub


Welcome to Summer at your Campus Pub!

We are excited to announce to the university community that we will be open over the entire summer with the exception of July 18th - August 3rd when we will be undergoing some minor renovation work. Join us and try out some of our new menu items including our Grilled Atlantic Salmon Focaccia sandwich, crispy Thai Infused Nachos, or one of our signature local burgers made with your choice of Wellington County beef, turkey, or our delicious veggie burger.

We are available to accommodate your special event requests, conference get-togethers, and pick-up orders if you are looking for some great priced, gourmet food to enjoy in the sunshine.


Closed for Renovations! July 18th - August 3rd

We will be closed from July 18th - August 3rd for minor renovations to our bathrooms, kitchen and bar areas. We will re-open on Thursday, August 4th and look forward to previewing our new menu and providing you with great service!


Good Times on Tap!

The Brass Taps Campus Pub, or “The Keg” as it is known to our alumni and staff members, has been the University of Guelph’s campus home of good times for over forty-two years!

We are your campus pub open exclusively to the University of Guelph community, alumni members and the Guelph area. Established in 1974, our customers continue to include not only students, but university staff, faculty, alumni and their friends and family. Your campus pub is your source for great daily food and beverage selections, top rate event food service at competitive rates, intimate concert performances, regular entertainment programs, guest lectures, and special event hosting.


Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide you with friendly quality customer service along with top quality food and beverage selections at “student-friendly” prices in a comfortable campus environment.


Our Location

The Brass Taps Campus Pub is centrally located in the University Centre on the second floor, just up the stairs from the central Courtyard. You can always count on us to have great food, good times, and the best atmosphere on campus!


Everyday Services Available to You

Enjoy the following daily services from your campus home:

  • Quality Food and Beverage Selections including 26 Draught Taps!
  • Full Casual Table Service & Takeout Service from our entire menu
  • 17 screens to enjoy any sports game, TV show or movie
  • Special Food Service Dietary Considerations
  • Free Billiards Table (All Day and Night)
  • Payment via all UG Express Meal Plans, Debit, Credit, Cash and University GL Coding
  • Two Private Special Event Rooms (The Keg Lounge and 74 Lounge)
  • Reservation Services and Special Event Planning Assistance
  • Support Access to tickets for Campus Concert Events
  • Private Event Hosting and Customized Catering for Events


Our Food

We offer friendly table service with a seasonal menu including a little bit of something for everyone. Our menu includes the pub favourites like burgers and wings, but we also strive to provide amazing selections including personal pizzas, signature curries, and the Taps classics like BBQ Chicken Caesar & Buffalo Wraps, Taps Chicken Fingers and those all-time favourite Crosstrax lattice fries.
We also offer daily specials, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Just ask your server for details and check out menu.


26 Ice-Cold Draught Selection!

Our pub offers an excellent selection of both alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages as well as daily drink specials. Not to mention, our amazing draught selection from our twenty-six ice-cold beer taps!

We offer a wide range of draught beer from various suppliers including Molson, Labatt, Premium Beer Company, Wellington Brewery, Sleeman, Mill Street and a number of local seasonal draught options! To top this off, we are the only establishment in Guelph to offer all 26 Draught Selections at one great price everyday with no time changes or other purchases required.

Every business day at The Brass Taps features a daily beverage special to better accommodate the student budget! We also offer a variety of cocktails, shooters and other mixed drinks that can be created from our large liquor selection. Ask your local Brass Taps bartender or server about our daily specials, seasonal offers and excellent custom drinks!

Our daily beverage specials for Winter 2016 include:

  • MONDAY: $4.50 Local & National Tall Cans of Beer
  • TUESDAY: $4.00 Sleeman Original & Sapporo Tall Cans
  • WEDNESDAY: $3.75 Mixed Rail (Rye, Rum, Gin, Vodka) Drinks
  • THURSDAY: $4.75 Draught Pints & $14.25 Draught Pitchers
  • FRIDAY: $4.00 Mason Mugs of Caesars & $4.75 Draught Beer Sampling Flights



Keep up with what The Brass Taps Campus Pub has to offer in terms of special offers, prizes and giveaways throughout the academic school year on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thebrasstaps.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/thebrasstaps


Special Event Services

The Brass Taps Campus Pub is happy to provide a long list of social event ideas and concepts for any student, staff/faculty or conference group. Many groups interested in providing food and beverage services for their members flock to The Brass Taps for its casual atmosphere, great value and service.

Past events include trivia nights, student/faculty pub nights, social networking activities, speed dating and movie nights. Ask us anything and we can help you plan a fun and successful event catering to any and all age groups!



Reservations are available**, but not required, at the Brass Taps Campus Pub. Contact the Manager on Duty at 519-824-4120 x58751 or use our Direct Reservation Service.

**During the academic year, Tuesday evening’s past 7:30pm are unavailable for reservations due to increased business activity.


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Questions, Comments and Feedback

We would love to hear your feedback and welcome your ideas. Feel free to contact the management team and share your thoughts at: brasstaps@uoguelph.ca 

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1