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Welcome to the Brass Taps Campus Pub

Tap into Good Times!

The Brass Taps Campus Pub, or “The Keg” as it is known to our alumni, has been the University of Guelph’s campus home of good times for 40 Years!

We are your campus pub open exclusively to the University of Guelph community and alumni. 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.

Join us!

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.

Where We’re Located

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
  • 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 Pool (All Day and Night)
  • Payment via Student Meal Plan, 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 2013-2014 include:

  • MONDAY: $4.25 Custom Cocktails
  • TUESDAY: $3.75 Sleeman Original & Sapporo Tall Cans
  • WEDNESDAY: $3.50 Mixed Rail (Rye, Rum, Gin, Vodka) Drinks
  • THURSDAY: $4.25 Draught Pints & $12.75 Draught Pitchers – 26 Brands!!
  • FRIDAY: $3.50 Bottles of National & Local Craft Beer
  • SATURDAY: $4.25 Mystery Pints – A new draught selected each week


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.



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