The Press Gang

Reservations: 902-423-8816
or make a reservation online

True Maritime Dining

Boasting a dining experience like no other, The Press Gang features a rich array of exquisite seafood, meat, game and poultry dishes. You must try our famous calamari, halibut, and steak.   Read More ...

Oysters

If you are an oyster lover there is nowhere else in Halifax to be! Be part of the Press Gang Oyster Cult. Membership is free and you will experience the best oysters this region has to offer.  Read more...

Music

Friday and Saturday, beginning at 8:30PM, listen to the fantastic sounds of our grand piano played by some of Halifax's finest musicians.  Read more...

"...special atmosphere that is great for those special occasions." — OpenTable User

Welcome to The Press Gang

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster bar, located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, is one of the city’s oldest historic stone structures dating back to 1759. Boasting a formal dining experience like no other in the city, The Press Gang features an extensive menu with a rich array of exquisite seafood, meat, game, and poultry dishes to satisfy every palate. Enjoy a vast selection of fine wines, single malt whiskies, and world-class cocktails.

Reservations recommended for the dining room and bar.

Single Malt Scotch

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar is home to one of Nova Scotia's most extensive scotch selections, with over 100 single malts on hand to enjoy. Manager Milan Vechter suggests, "Single Malt Scotch is like a metaphor for The Press Gang - it gets better with age."

Join us for Whiskey Tuesdays, hosted by local sommelier, Wally Fraser every Tuesday from 7-9pm. Please feel free to share any questions you may have about whiskey.

Live Music

The Press Gang is pleased to host live music on Fridays & Saturdays. Enjoy the sounds of our grand piano played by some of Halifax's finest musicians.  Follow us on facebook.com/PressGangRestaurant for the most up to date information.

Reservations recommended for the dining room and bar.

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Private Dining Available

Our 18th century private dining room "The Henry Room" comfortably accomodates 12 guests. In addition, we offer one semi-private space, suitable for up to 25 guests.  For private parties, please call Milan at 902-423-8816

Gift Certificates

Share The Press Gang experience with your friends, family and employees. Gift certificates can be purchased online, at the restaurant, by emailing us here or by calling Milan at 902-423-8816 .

Our Address

5218 Prince Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 0B1
902-423-8816

Our Hours

Sunday - Wednesday
5pm - 10pm

Thursday - Saturday
5pm - Midnight