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Courthouse Square - Gainesboro Historic District
102 S. Main Street, Gainesboro, TN 38562

(931) 268-7170

Welcome! Located in the heart of historic Gainesboro, Tennessee, our grand old Pub is an evolving celebration of Celtic and Southern cuisine. With delicious food, a full bar, and 20 beers and ciders on tap, the Bull & Thistle invites you in with a warm and welcoming atmosphere that is genuinely unique.

Our operating hours are Friday and Saturday, 11am-9pm, and Sunday, 11am-3pm. Chef Ben and his brigade prepare all our food in-house and cooked to order. We offer delicious lunch and dinner specials, and every Sunday, scrumptious brunch specials too! Brunch also features incredible acoustic sets of laid-back, kick-back, fantastic music by the one and only Sugar Lime Blue! Every Saturday night, and on some Friday nights too, we light up the stage with incredible live music by show-stopping bands like Mourning Farm Report, Legacy, The Secret Commonwealth, Few Miles On, Def Leprechaun, MadLab MD, Jeff Poppen and the Organic Band, Cherokee Upton, and many more - from classic rock to modern rock, blues to bluegrass, Irish to indie, we want to hear it all, and we know you do too!

Looking for our menus? You can find them posted right here and also on our Facebook page. Reservations are never
required, but may be made
online or by calling the Pub at 931-268-7170. (Please note, for parties of more than 8 guests, we do ask that you please call to make reservations, as we want to make sure your table(s) are ready and waiting for you.) For larger parties, we offer two beautiful private party rooms: The Barrel Room for up to 24 guests, and St. James Portal for up to 50 guests. For more information about our private party rooms, please call the Bull during operating hours. We'd love to host your special celebration, and will give you all the details you need!

In addition to in-house dining, we offer take-out of our full menu! Take-out orders may be placed over the phone by calling 931-268-7170 during operating hours. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, but all take-out orders must be pre-paid at the time they are placed.

Looking for a gift card? Purchase Bull & Thistle e-Gift Cards online, 24 hours a day! And don't forget to join The Pub Posse, our loyalty club that earns our guests points with every purchase that can be redeemed for even more good times at the Pub!

Gainesboro is a special place, and we are proud and delighted to be a part of it. Come visit us and know that you will always be among friends! Come for lunch, come for dinner, but come as you are! We look forward to seeing you soon at the Bull  & Thistle Pub! 

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