The Pub

Common or Garden Pub is a woman-owned and operated bar & restaurant in Housatonic, MA that offers live sports and music, casual pub fare, and a rotating selection of imported & domestic beer. Common or Garden Pub honors traditional Scottish pub culture by emphasizing the importance of community, inclusivity, and a good fish & chips.

Common or Garden Pub’s mission is to provide a “home away from home” where its diverse community can connect over common interests and passions. Common or Garden Pub is the first soccer-oriented bar in Berkshire County, showing both men’s and women’s domestic and international leagues, cups and tournaments. The pub also hosts a pool table, various board games, trivia nights, and live music.

“We want you to be happy, ‘cause this is your song too!”

The Owner

Krissy Williams is a Stockbridge-native and Monument Mountain High School grad. She is an avid soccer fan and has been involved in the local and international soccer community for over 20 years. After living in Edinburgh, Scotland for two years, she decided to return to the restaurant industry and bring a piece of Scotland home with her.

“O gude ale comes and gude ale goes,
Gude ale gars me sell my hose,
Sell my hose, and pawn my shoon,
Gude ale keeps my heart aboon.”

— Robert Burns