Craft Beer Specialist on the Move….

In mid-July, Kitchener/Waterloo-based hospitality company, The Charcoal Group of Restaurants opened its fifth Beertown Public House restaurant at the First Capital Realty’s Olde Oakville Market Place in Oakville.  The freestanding unit is at the west side of the Whole Foods-anchored centre at the Cornwall Rd. and Trafalgar Rd. entrances. Beertown is a full service premium casual restaurant featuring more than 40 types of craft beers on tap and a casual family-oriented menu. The chain’s existing locations are in Waterloo, Cambridge, London and Burlington, and plans are underway for future openings in Guelph and Barrie as well as downtown Toronto. A specialist in the craft beer/dining category, its typical locations are in the 4,000 to 6,000 square foot size range with a patio area of about 1500 square feet. Michael Webster at Webster Retail Commercial Real Estate Ltd. has been retained to handle the site selection for the chain and the current search id concentrated on the suburban greater Toronto areas of Mississauga, Vaughan, Hamilton, Richmond Hill, Markham, Ajax, Oshawa and Toronto’s downtown core. The Charcoal Group also operates Wildcraft Restaurant, The Bauer Kitchen, Sociable Kitchen & Tavern and Moose Winooski’s.

top_bannerCATEGORY:  Casual Restaurant
Chain Name: Beertown Public House
Company Name:  The Charcoal Group of Restaurants
Mailing Address: 1191 Weber St. East, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1C1
Tel: 519/894-0110                          Fax:
Email:   Website:
Menu Specialty: Featuring a curated beer and beverage list with over 40 craft beers on tap, the restaurants offer a family-oriented menu of fresh, made-to-order items ranging from burgers, sandwiches and tacos to salads and a selection of vegan items.
Introduced:  Jody Palubiski opened the first Beertown Public House, a modern beer bar,  in 2012 in Cambridge, Ontario
No. of Locations: Five
Areas of Operation:  Ontario
Types of Location:  Power centres, lifestyle centres, core downtown areas, strip plazas, etc.
Business Type (corp., franchise, jv): Corporate
Size Req’d:  4000 to 6000 sq.ft.
Special Requirements: Patio area of 1500 sq.ft., High traffic & Highly visible sites,
Contact Name:  Jody Palubiski - CEO
REAL ESTATE REPRESENTATIVES: Webster Retail Commercial Real Estate Ltd., 1860 Appleby Line, #440, Burlington, Ontario L7L 7H7 Tel: 905/607-1324 (Michael Webster – Ext 20
The Charcoal Group of Restaurants, Kitchener, ON
Related Chains: Wildcraft Restaurant, The Bauer Kitchen, Sociable Kitchen & Tavern, Moose Winooski’s.
Last Report: Developers & Chains #1873