The Olde English Pub

Relaxing English Pub for those who want an authentic experience

We’re amping up for the season and looking for line cooks to join our team!
Must be a reliable team player with a positive attitude, able to handle a fast-paced kitchen and available nights & weekends.
If you or someone you know would be a good fit, please email your resume to [email protected]
We look forward to hearing from you!
#oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany Downtown Albany, New York #linecook #518jobs

2019 Downtown Albany Restaurant week is almost here! Check out our menu and ring us on 518-434-6533 to make your reservations!

#oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany #pubfare #518eats #restaurantweek Downtown Albany, New York

It’s Tuesday! Drinks are flowing and trivia with Geeks Who Drink is this evening. Head down, have a few cheeky pints and test your knowledge with all the other geeks at the #littlehousewithbeerinit

Head down to your favorite little house and treat yourself to this beauty on fish FRYday!

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Thank you Only In Your State for the fantastic write up!

"From the moment you walk in, you'll be able to feel just how exciting and fun the ambiance is here in The Olde English Pub and Pantry." - New York Only

The best pipes in town will be at the pub tomorrow night, 7pm. Head down, grab dinner, some midweek drinks & just enjoy! Girl Blue

We are awaiting spring and we’re leaning on this Blackberry Lemon Bar Sour from Artisanal Brew Works to get us through!

We’ll be here all weekend, and don’t forget brunch on Sunday! It’s looking like the front patio might be the perfect little spot to sip your morning beverage of choice!

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It’s the first day of spring and international happiness day, so to say we’re delighted is a understatement!

It looks like the sun is going to cooperate today, so although spring flowers haven’t sprung yet, we can still enjoy the sunshine on the patio. We’ll be here all day, so skip out of work for a cheeky pint and come and get happy 😊

#oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany #drinksonthepatio #littlehousewithbeerinit @downtownalbany #internationalhappinessday #internationaldayofhappiness

It’s Trivia Tuesday here at the little house with beer in it! Smithwick’s is our Beer of the Week, and that means $5 pints all day until 6pm.

Ringing ahead for a table for trivia is not required, but strongly suggested 😊 518-434-6533.


Don’t worry, we saved some of the good stuff for tomorrow! It’s Sunday AND Paddy’s Day, so you know the brunch specials will be 🇮🇪🙌🏼
Sunday brunch plus Irish specials from 10am-3pm, then lunch & dinner menu with specials until 10pm.
Join us for drinks, specials or just the regular Sunday mingle- we’ll be here celebrating from open til close!

It’s a BIG weekend for this little house with beer in it! Holiday specials running through Sunday evening for food and, of course, drinks!
Today, glass etching with Guinness at 5pm & bagpipes at 6pm.
Saturday we’ll be here for Parade Day & Sunday, hit us up for Paddy’s Day brunch!

Paddy’s Day specials Wednesday - Sunday, including Sunday brunch!

Friday 5pm glass etching with Guinness Upstate NY and live bagpipes at 6pm, come get festive!

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We’re just about ready to start a five day celebration for Paddy’s Day!

We’re kicking it off with our favorite night of the month, live music with Irish Session this Wednesday evening!

Irish lunch, dinner & drink specials Wednesday - Friday & Sunday evening. For Sunday brunch, even more food and drink specials to celebrate from 10am-3pm. Saturday, parade day, there will be a fun & festive menu, so pop down and join in (maybe even on the front patio ☀️)!

Last, but not least, join us at 6pm Friday for live bagpipes & glass etching with Guinnness at 5pm! 🇮🇪

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Molli’s in Ireland living it up- touring the Pearse Lyons Distillery!
Monday evening one of their reps will be at the pub, so all you whiskey enthusiasts, swing down for a tasting!
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Happy Tuesday, mates! A little update, the Beer of the Week is Amstel, and Amstel just happens to be the sponsors for Trivia tonight and next Tuesday! Winners of Trivia will win $100 gift cards to Liftopia!

#oldeenglishpub #liftopia #geekswhodrink #triviatuesday #amstel Geeks Who Drink at The Olde English Pub & Pantry


Looking for motivated, reliable & positive individuals with bartending experience to join our crew and get ready for the spring. If you think you might be a good fit for The Olde English, email [email protected] today and tell us why! Don’t forget to include a resume and your availability.
We look forward to hearing from you!

#oldeenglishpub #nowhiring #albanynewyork #albanyny #downtownalbany Downtown Albany, New York

We’re a tad excited about today’s Sunday Brunch Trivia Parks & Rec edition with Geeks Who Drink at The Olde English Pub & Pantry ! The event is FULLY SOLD OUT so join us next week when we’re back to our regular brunch schedule. For now we’ll be sipping on this “Joan Callamezzo Has a Hangover” and chowing down on “All the Bacon & Eggs.”

Don’t forget, we’re closing up at 3pm, so we can get some work done on this #littlehousewithbeerinit, see you tomorrow!

Our next themed Sunday Brunch Trivia is scheduled for 3/24, so stay tuned on how to register in advance here and on Facebook.

#oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany #sundaybrunchtrivia #parksandrec Downtown Albany, New York Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Listen up! We’re on Food Friday on WAMC Radio right now- tune in!

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We’re putting a twist on our Valentine’s specials to give you something a little different this year... A Beatles themed special menu, including starters, sandwiches, entrées, sweets & drinks, of course.

Special menu available Thursday - Saturday lunch & dinner, and after brunch on Sunday. Drink specials, unless otherwise noted, available open to close Thursday - Sunday.

Reservations can be made on 518-434-6533 or through [email protected]

It’s a SNOW DAY here at the pub! 1/2 off picklebacks, $5 dipping fries & $10 wings from now to close!

Trivia with Geeks Who Drink at The Olde English Pub & Pantry is canceled this evening! Swing down next week!

#comegetcozy #snowday #downtownalbany #picklebacks&snacks

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Our favorite night of the month is this week- Irish Session! If you’ve never been, we highly recommend you give it a try. If you’re a regular guest, we’ll see you Wednesday at 7:30!

Now you can see why it’s our favorite night of the month...

Nadia & Alec had their first date right here at the pub and that’s what started it all. Well, tonight we helped Alec pull off a gorgeous proposal to his now fiancée!
Congratulations to the happy couple, there is a lot of celebrating to be had tonight!

#oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany Nadia Viscusi #littlehousewithloveinit #albanyny #gettinghitched #proposal #love #firstdate #congratulations

Have you heard about the #capitalcitytrolley ?
It runs Thursday, Friday & Saturday and gets you all over town for FREE! Download the Cityfinder app so you can track the trolley on its route (and be sure to jump off at The Olde English!).
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✨ Tomorrow night! ✨

We'll be at The Olde English Pub tomorrow night playing some tunes and having a belated birthday celebration for Jimi! The show starts at 7 and is FREE, stop by for a good time !)

(((( DH ))))

We are still open to the public this evening during Murder Mystery! The event is being held in our private upstairs space, so there’s plenty of room for everyone else!

Tomorrow, Dark Honey is playing- shake of those winter blues and head down to the #littlehousewithbeerinit for a well deserved night out✨

We’ve got a lot going on at this #littlehousewithbeerinit this week!

Carlsberg is our BOTW, so enjoy $5 pints all week long and for the wine lovers, 1/2 off select wines when you order a Ploughman’s Platter.

Dark Honey will be putting on a free show this Thursday, so join us for an evening of music and a few pints, of course!

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Place your TAKEOUT orders for SUPER BOWL SUNDAY by Saturday at 2pm! Call 518-434-6533.

Let us introduce you to one of the newest additions to the brunch menu... Falafel Waffles: Chickpea, breadcrumb, cumin & coriander waffles, served with a sunny side up egg, beet hummus & tzatziki.

Starting tomorrow, you can order this beauty along with a few other newbies from 10am-3pm.

And just when you thought Sunday couldn’t get any better, Girl Blue will be performing at noon to start your week off right ✨

A couple little incentives to help you get through hump day...

BrewDog Native Son, Chili & a spot by the fire for lunch.

And for tonight, our favorite set of pipes will be in the building starting at 7pm. Swing down to hear Girl Blue for yourself, she’s pretty stellar✨

Tonight is Trivia Tuesday! You’ve still got time to head down and test your knowledge (and drink a few pints)!
Geeks Who Drink

Who doesn’t love a crumpet!?
Brave the storm and get them at brunch today until 3pm, $3 Mimosas & $3 Picklebacks until close.

We’re planning on opening tomorrow at 11am to give everyone the chance to dig themselves out and get down here for brunch!

Brunch as usual, but starting at 11, and lunch/dinner menu from there on out.

Stay tuned for snow day specials to get you through the storm at the #littlehousewithbeerinit & don’t forget... $3 mimosas!

Girl Blue Wednesday, 1/23 @ 7pm.
Hands down. Without a doubt. The best voice that has ever graced this little house, this city, this state, this... OK, you get the drift?

The Olde English Pub takes on Scotland!
Our managers are in Scotland this week touring the breweries & distilleries that we love! We can’t wait for them to come back with even more scotch & beer knowledge to share with you!

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Cold, tired, Monday blues? We’ve got just the thing to get you back into the swing of things this week. From 11am on, enjoy Pinot Noir & Cava at 1/2 off with your Ploughman’s Platter.

Our BOTW is Belhaven Black Stout, which is the perfect choice because our managers are currently in Scotland touring the Belhaven Brewery today. We can’t wait for them to come back with ALL of the scotch & beer knowledge to share with you!

Even in the middle of winter, we always have something going on at the #littlehousewithbeerinit

Today, Sunday Roast, 3-10pm

Monday Special, 1/2 off select wines with our Ploughman’s Platter

Happy Days, Monday - Friday $5 pints of Belhaven Black Stout & $15 growler fills

Everyday, Scotch flights of Macallan, Laphroaig, Highland Park & Aberlour (1oz ea) with a pickle plate $30

Don’t be fooled, soup isn’t the only thing that can warm you up on these bitterly cold nights. Take a seat by the fire and try any of our new winter cocktails!

Now you can see why it’s our favorite night of the month...

If you haven’t been to our monthly Irish Session, head down tomorrow night at 7:30pm to check out why it’s our favorite night of the month!

Monday just got a little easier. Half-priced Pinot Noir & Cava with a Ploughman’s Platter!

It was a long week, but there’s always Sunday Roast!

Brunch & Roast Dinner- Oh, Sunday, you’re a treat!

Brunch special tomorrow (and every Sunday during January) $3 Mimosas from 10am-3pm with brunch. Roast dinner begins at 4pm. Ring us on 518-434-6533 to reserve your table.

✨Happy New Year!✨
We hope everyone had a wonderful night ringing in 2019. We’re looking forward to what the year will bring, including these January specials.

•Monday: 1/2 price select wines with the purchase of a Ploughman’s Platter

•Scotch flights of Macallan, Laphroaig, Highland Park & Aberlour (1oz ea) served with a pickle plate ($30)

•$3 Mimosas on Sundays with the purchase of a brunch menu item

#happynewyear #oldeenglishpub #downtownalbany #littlehousewithbeerinit #pubfood #albanyeats #518eats

It’s your last chance to vote for us in the downtown decorating contest!

Downtown is #lit this holiday season! ✨🎄 23 businesses are participating in the first-ever
Downtown Albany Decorating Contest, and YOU get to choose the winner!

🗳️ Vote for your favorite display by “liking” (or “loving”) its photo in this album.

BONUS: By voting, you’ll be automatically entered to win a $50 gift card to the #downtownAlbany business of your choice and an exclusive downtown Albany t-shirt!

IMPORTANT: Votes must be received by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 31 to count. The Downtown Albany Decorating Contest Champion will win a specially-designed trophy from local artist Daydream Hunter Creations (and of course, neighborhood-wide bragging rights)!

Photos really don’t do these beautiful and festive decorations justice, so we strongly encourage you to check them out in-person while finishing up your holiday shopping, enjoying dinner and a show, or relaxing at one of Downtown’s spas and salons.

REMEMBER: You can also vote in-person by picking up a ballot at the Fort Orange Holiday Market events on December 14 and 21 (5 PM – 9 PM at 488 Broadway), the Downtown Albany, New York BID Office (21 Lodge Street, open 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday), or Albany City Hall (24 Eagle Street, open 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday).

If you would like to download the ballot as a PDF, you can do that here 👉

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683 Broadway
Albany, NY

Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 01:00
Thursday 11:00 - 02:00
Friday 11:00 - 02:00
Saturday 11:00 - 02:00
Sunday 10:00 - 23:00
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