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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
+1 519-621-4180
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
“schnitzel” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the night nearby at the Hilton Garden Inn. I have stayed here before and tried other local restaurants so decided to go a little "upscale" and try the Blackshop. The place had its share of people but not that busy. A bit odd for...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I are new to the region and when we discovered that Blackshop is part of the same restaurant group as Sole in Waterloo, we had to try it. The interior design is wonderful spaces inside and lovely seating - open or shaded...More

Thank Pokieman2
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I had the opportunity of having dinner at the Blackshop. The food was good but the portion was small and very expensive The service was ok.

Thank Edray B
Reviewed May 24, 2018

My husband and I visited the Blackshop yesterday for an early dinner after seeing a matinee performance at Hamilton Family Theatre. Neither of us had been there before but had heard good things about it and decided to try it out for ourselves. We entered...More

Thank Pauline050227
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good meal here, my steak was overcooked but there was no hesitation in cooking me another which was very good. The server, Jennifer was excellent . They gave me a trio of mini desserts f.o.c for my birthday which was to...More

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We have a small restaurant group (14) that visits different restaurants 5 times per year. On Saturday May 19th we had 12 members visit Blackshop. We had a private room for our group with the table setting in a large square so that everyone could...More

1  Thank funinthesun566
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Food ok but not great / service inexperienced and bad / atmosphere bad / hard to understand how a restaurant that was rated his highly was dead on a Saturday night / signature dish sold out by 730 /. Go somewhere else given the price...More

Thank OakvilleDave1970
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Took my parents here for Mother's Day brunch and it was absolutely fantastic. Not a brunch, but a set meal, the choices were not extensive, but enough and the quality of the food was excellent. Everyone was very happy with their meal and the service...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Whatever you are celebrating, this is the place to do it. Excellent food, service, and atmosphere. Be sure to try the palachinky for dessert.

Thank crobinson2014
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Our first time. The service was excellent and friendly. The ambiance very relaxing with soft background music. 3 course meal was terrific value and yummy, Will definitely return,

Thank Peter N
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Questions & Answers
March 4, 2017|
Response from Candice K | Property representative |
Hi there! We have a number of semi-private and private rooms available, including two that are perfect for a group of that size, and there are no rental fees for the rooms. If you would like to make a reservation, or if... More
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Beach4Lifeforever | Reviewed this property |
Who doesn't like garlic in there mashed potatoes?!!! hahah that's a first
Maria B
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a children's menu and are always willing to accommodate especially with special occasions. Ask you server for children options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
    (Sheldon Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Main Hespeler Road Line
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-621-4180
  • E-mail
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