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The Bruce Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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700 Hespeler Road,, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-622-5252
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06:00 - 22:30
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Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:30
Fri 06:00 - 00:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Kirkfield, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Included as part of our group stay; good choice of scrambled eggs, bacon, beans, toast , juices and coffee - better than the average hotel offering.

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Thank archman383
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am pleased to hear that you had enjoyed the buffet breakfast we offer. We hope to have the opportunity to have you dine with us again in the future! More 

Ontario
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great Continental breakfast with eggs and bacon for only $13 this morning. Staff and service were top notch and the atmosphere and décor here are quite nice with driftwood tables, leather club chairs, booths etc. Quite a good spot for a breakfast meeting in Cambridge.

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Thank UnSpontaneousCanuck
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

Ontario
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Four of us went on New Years Eve for dinner.My wife & I both ordered the steak which was not bad.The potatoes were not even cooked then they gave us something mushy & tasted awful. I found out that it was zucchini.The caesar salad was made with kale & my wife wouldn't even eat it. They couldn't even make the... More 

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Thank BurnMan
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We strive to exceed our guest’s expectations and I apologize that we had fallen short of this for your dining experience. I have spoken with the Restaurant Manager and the Chef about your concerns. Thank you again for leaving your feedback and we do hope to have the opportunity to... More 

Stoney Creek Ontario
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The food is delicious here, they have many microbrewery beers on draft. The night we visited the restaurant was very understaffed, although they did do their very best.

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Thank kstats_9
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased that you enjoyed our food and beer selection. We do apologize that we were understaffed during your dinning experience with us. We do value your feedback and we will look into this further. Thank you again for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We decided to go to the Bruce on November 26, 2016 to celebrate my husbands birthday. There were 4 of us in our party. We were seated at a booth which only had two place settings. The waitress brought over cutlery but no placemats. We asked for placemats and when she brought them over, they were dirty and covered in... More 

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Thank Nicola M
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We apologize for your experience in our restaurant. We will be looking into this further with our Restaurant's management team. We strive to provide exceptional service and it seems in this instance we fell short. We apologize again, and we hope you will give us the opportunity to... More 

London, Ontario, Canada
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86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We dined twice at The Bruce Restaurant during our stay at the hotel. The Korean inspired Steamed Buns were good with exception on the minuscule amount of extremely dried out wild boar bacon. The buns were served with some excellent, appropriate and tasty condiments. If the bacon was changed to a moist pulled pork, they would have a solid winner.... More 

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3 Thank Ian Mackay
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comment with us! We value your feedback both positive and constructive as it allows us to determine areas which may require improvement. We have shared your comments with our Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager to look into this further. Thank you again for your comments. We hope to have the opportunity... More 

Windsor, Canada
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206 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We overnighted in the hotel and after an afternoon drive went into the bar for a drink. The waitress was a lovely young lady who was new but extremely friendly and helpful. Had a draught beer and my wife had a glass of wine. Nice setting very nice staff.breakfast next morning very good,typical bacon eggs toast and coffee. Enjoyed the... More 

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Thank mishawindsor
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your dinning experience in our restaurant and lounge. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. More 

Toronto
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wish I had a chance to have dinner here, but the breakfast was fantastic. Good coffee, fresh food, good service.

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Thank Estrellica
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you enjoyed our breakfast! We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great, friendly staff with great food and drink. Had room service and few times due to the kids being tired and the food was just as good as sitting in the restaurant. Can't wait to return.

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Thank stuartclasper
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased that you enjoyed your dinning experience with us! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future! More 

Colorado
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Bruce is clean and well kept and offers large portions of well prepared food that is a little on the pricey side. However, the service we received negates all of the good points. Just left with the impression we were there for him.

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Thank spam i
Billie Anne A, General Manager at The Bruce Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed our food! We apologize that you did not enjoy our service. We will be looking into this further. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:30
Thursday
06:00 - 22:30
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Hespeler Road,, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-622-5252

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?