gas·​tro·​pub | \ ˈga-strō-ˌpəb How to pronounce gastropub (audio) \

Definition of gastropub

: a pub, bar, or tavern that offers meals of high quality

Examples of gastropub in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Citizen Public House Inspired by the homey charms of the classic English pub, this modern gastropub serves up refined and creative bar snacks and pub favorites. azcentral, "5 restaurants near San Francisco Giants spring training games at Scottsdale Stadium," 19 Feb. 2020 Back when Colt & Gray opened, in the summer of 2009, Perkins and his wife, Allison Perkins, wanted the restaurant to follow in the tradition of the British gastropub. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "A decade-old Denver restaurant, speakeasy and butcher will close by the end of the year," 5 Dec. 2019 At the gym, on the train platform, in the gastropub, behind the wheel. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "With a Phone, Are You Ever Really Somewhere?," 16 Jan. 2020 Salty Sow There's a lot that comes with the Restaurant Week menu at Salty Sow, a hip gastropub with patio seating located in the Paradise Valley area. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "It's almost Arizona Restaurant Week. Here are 10 metro Phoenix restaurants worth trying," 13 Sep. 2019 The company will open a 16,000-square-foot Urge gastropub at the Promenade Mall in Temecula during the second half of 2020. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Three North County restaurants to bow out this weekend," 30 Aug. 2019 On the day before Thanksgiving, Higgins opened the doors to Floodwater, a sprawling 7,200-square-foot gastropub with multiple dining and lounge areas, outdoor seating and a menu sprinkled with a few classic Jewish deli items. Justin Phillips,, "Floodwater wants to breathe life into Mill Valley’s late-night dining scene," 5 Dec. 2019 Desert Ridge Marketplace had two new openings: a gastropub and a comic book-themed restaurant. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Tacos and sandwiches: 32 restaurants and bars that opened in December 2019 in metro Phoenix," 2 Jan. 2020 Some eateries seem to be doing well, such as Tap 42 gastropub and Cvi. Michael Mayo,, "Review: International Smoke in Aventura is a big-name, big-time disappointment," 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of gastropub

1996, in the meaning defined above

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13 Mar 2020

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“Gastropub.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Apr. 2020.

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