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Cookhouse Bistro

787 Old Hwy #8 | Rockton,Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-647-2012
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
787 Old Hwy #8 | Rockton,Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Decided to celebrate my birthday nearby and we ended up here. Fantastic choice. Had a beer in a chilled glass shortly after arriving. Not a big beer and wine selection but carefully selected. After a Mill St. Organic beer we both started with shrimp cocktail....More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I found this place by mistake and it is fantastic ,food Great and service Excellent. Small so you had better call ahead,daily specials are avialable. Try the specialty twice baked Potato.

Thank Thunderbuddy1
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We were four, ordered haddock and chips, hamburger, rolled ribs and chicken cordon blue. Food was very good, service very good, pricing average. Value was good. We will come again next time in area. Their table side pay equipment does not work well, internet connection...More

Thank arnoldander
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Having visited the Westfield Heritage centre, drove to the Cookhouse for a late lunch. Very nice setting in a quiet town. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Food is traditional and freshly cooked. Had an excellent steak sandwich whilst my neice had the salmon stuffed...More

Thank MikeandKimWilliams
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Don’t come here if you are looking for “nouvelle cuisine” or any other authentic, exotic dishes. Every item on the menu is your standard meats, veggies, rice or potatoes, but...... it is good. You won’t be disappointed. For those who eat gluten free, it’s a...More

Thank vdputte
Reviewed June 10, 2018

My friend brought me to the Cookhouse Bistro for dinner for my birthday, the menu was great, the staff were amazing and friendly and the food was so delicious I will definitely be going back. I settled on the parmesan crusted chicken breast with alfredo...More

Thank YorkshireJoan
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We came here in the mid-afternoon and had some interesting food (deconstructed cabbage roll soup, shrimp Caesar salad) as well as good service. Our waitress was evidently familiar with a lot of the clientele, she asked all that had come in about if they had...More

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This place has been open for 20 years . It is like having dinner in someone's old quirky front room. Service is warm and friendly ,menu is slightly old fashioned , heavy on the meat and chicken and the clientele a rural mix. Most have...More

1  Thank Rebfoodie
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

First-time here for Dinner ... Nice little Cozy Spot .. ☆ Reservations Only ☆ .. Give yourself lots of Time to Eat.. Ones it comes .. Its Delishes and Save room for Dessert.. All Whole Made foods .. We Will be Back ♡

Thank Sue H
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Went here on Easter weekend with family. 2 if us had the chicken cordon blue and I had the steak and shrimp meal. Both were good but not 5-Star worthy. Staff were terrific and the restaurant was cozy and small. I would recommend this place...More

Thank thedutchbus
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July 13, 2018|
Response from Thorneymonster | Reviewed this property |
I would say that it would probably be the Shell at Peter’s Corners (where hwys 5, 8 and 52 intersect). That would be about a 5 minute drive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Old Hwy #8 | Rockton,Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 519-647-2012
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