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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, International,
58 King George Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K4, Canada
+1 519-756-2023
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“rice bowl” (3 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, International, Canadian
$$ - $$$
58 King George Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the weekend in Brantford and stayed at the adjoining hotel. We visited this restaurant twice; once for dinner and once for breakfast. Service was very nice on both occasions (not sure what the other reviews are talking about). For dinner my daughter had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 137robd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate for the first time at this restaurant in December at the recommendation of a friend and was greatly disappointed. The service was slow, the food very average and extremely overpriced. Would not return again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok we hadn't been to breakfast here for a while. It used to be better. Today our waitress was barely civil. She had issues with her computer tablet and we tried kidding with her to lighten the mood but she didn't acknowledge. 3 eggs came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AncasterOntarioguy
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Tried to go for breakfast this morning with a group of friends. The waitress was miserable to say the least and obviously woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Took 30 minutes just to get coffee and ended up leaving before we ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank isabelparent96
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I've stayed at the hotel this shares an address with a number of times, and inevitably end up eating here at least once per visit. Sometime the food is good, sometime it's just adequate, but it is always too expensive.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SiliRat
Reviewed September 11, 2018

If it is a hidden gem then its still underground. Slow service food was so so. Atmosphere is VERY dated and waitress was not interested and lazy

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Scott B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We got to our table and waited for 20 minutes until we were acknowledged. Coffee came in a dirty cup and had to be returned to the kitchen. Food was not terrific for the price you are paying. Lots of apologies from the waitress for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Becky R
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Was there for several times. Good variety of food, fancy deserts, nice interior decor with frescoes on the walls.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JuliaA906
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Food was good and service OK....not as good as the Ancaster location. It was a convenient place for two of us to meet, both coming from different directions, but I wouldn't make a point of returning.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pattyf45
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Nice to see new clean chairs. Food average, prices average. Always know what you're going to get, so reliable that way. Waitresses can sometimes be a bit stiff. Not enough front staff, always waiting.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jimmy354741
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Bar, International, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 King George Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brantford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-756-2023
  • E-mail
BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & LATE NIGHT Book your Holiday Party at Symposium. We have an extensive menu for every taste and for every budget. Office Party, Social Brunch, Large Group Gathering, Family Celebration: Symposium is the best place for casual, upscale dining where you can #taketime & #makemoments Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Brantford, located in the Comfort Inn Hotel and a short drive from Wayne Gretzy Sports Centre and Sanderson Theatre. Open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering complete menu dining options including full service breakfast and brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features. Call us for team meals and tournament bookings. With 145 indoor seats and a 60 seat bar lounge, Symposium Brantford is a favourite restaurant choice in the Brantford community. Breakfast and Dinner Specials
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