You want a great, low key, genuine pub? The Bards is it. The place is cozy (working fireplace in the winter), friendly staff who may play video games with you or just hang out and enjoy the bangers and mash. The Bards is a 180 from the Irish pub two doors down. The Bards offers a more genuine group of people who would would rather try to beat you at darts than hook up for the night (though not unheard of). Great beer selection and good pub/Irish food, this is a pub to no be missed.
Pros: atmosphere, seating, food, music, activities, people, staff
Cons: asshats from the Irish Pub next door leak in time to time