OUR STORY

Fresh & Simple

Castings Public House was founded by a team of like-minded foodies; a group of friends who have always liked to eat, drink, and create amazing food. Our hobby quickly led us to opening this restaurant, a place where people from all over can meet to enjoy our special dishes and comfortable atmosphere.


Freshness and creativity are our favorite ingredients. Our menu is varied and the service is unmatched. If you’re looking for a superb experience, call us today to make a reservation! 519-912-2100

Mural Painted By Carmen Hamilton

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THE HISTORY OF 289 JOSEPHINE

A Landmark of Wingham, ON

1909 -Insurance/Real Estate, Farm Implements, Sale of Ford Cars, Clinton Knitting Company, Tube & Tire Company, Wingham Times

1934 - Albert Foxton moved his dairy operation to 289 Josephine and added a restaurant & ice cream parlour.

1962 - Foxton sold the dairy to Harvey Clark of Cargill who then sold the Dairy to Remus and Pat Bailey.  In 1963 they changed the name to Sunrise Dairy.  The Bailey's also bought out Clark's Dairy in Cargill and the Lyndale Dairy Neustadt. They amalgamated the dairies into one operation. 

2000's - SunRise Dairy was sold, the building sat empty for awhile.  Then it was bought and turned into a wine and beer making business.  After that a bar/restaurant was opened called the Log Inn.  It closed in 2003.

2004 - The Anchor Pub opened.  It was remodelled inside and out in the style of an English pub, operated by Alan Elias. 

The Anchor's last call was sold by Ian

and Josephine Godfrey. 

2020 - The building was purchased by

Murray and John Simpson and transformed into the timeless beauty it is today. 

Historical Information found @communitystories.ca