Welcome to the Brass Taps Campus Pub
Holiday & End of Semester Closures
Please note we will be closed Friday, April 14th & Saturday, April 15th for Easter Weekend.
We will conclude our last day of regular operations for the winter semester on Monday, April 24th at 11pm. We will be closed from Tuesday, April 25th - Sunday, April 30th for changeover to our Spring Menu and Year End inventory. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to introducing you to our new summer menu on Monday, May 1st.
Now Open at 9:30am - Monday to Friday
We are officially now open Monday - Friday starting at 9:30am. In addition to our new operating hours, we are pleased to present a fresh baked selection of Campus Bakery Co. specialty items including cinnamon buns (vegan-friendly), muffins, jumbo cookies, and other great items all at the best prices on campus.
Come in and relax in our vibrant atmosphere and enjoy an authentic espresso, cappuccino, mochaccino, caffe latte or americano. Available for take-out as well.
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.
Committed to Quality
Our mission is to provide you with friendly customer service along with top quality food and beverage selections at “student-friendly” prices in a comfortable campus environment. We are committed to ensuring every guest enjoys quality service and menu items with each visit.
We would love to hear your feedback, submit your comments using our Online Feedback Survey or ask for a manager on duty and we will be happy to receive your feedback and pass it along to our team.
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 our Regular Menu and Features Menu
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
26 Ice-Cold Draught Selections!
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 Labatt, Premium Beer Company, Wellington Brewery, Sleeman, Mill Street and five local seasonal draught options including a dedicated cider tap! 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!
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.
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.