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Hob Nob Restaurant

209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4588
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (79 reviews)
“tenderloin” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 1,118 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We went to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday. I had the arugula salad. It was 5 star and my husband had the scallop appetizer which he loved. They brought us a champagne on the house to celebrate my husbands BD. Our mains were beef tenderloin...More

Thank nbraux
Reviewed yesterday

Really disappointing dinner after reading so many positive reviews. When you are waiting for your main over an hour, time to say: not so great,

Thank claudiacoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Service was very friendly & professional. 6 course tasting menu was beautifullly presented, well described, marvelous taste. Best meal we had during 8 day Upper Canada vacation. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank glenville255
Reviewed 5 days ago

Same time as last year and we will be back same time next year. We arrived at 5:30pm as we had tickets to an 8pm show. The dining rooms were empty so we had staff's full attention. Dinner was terrific with 6 of us each...More

Thank doug100worth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If all you care about is the food, come here - it was the best we had in NOTL. And the room was lovely and elegant. That said, the service was...abominable. Incredibly slow and not at al gracious. We arrived at 7 on the nose...More

1  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of eight for dinner and had amazing food and first class service. We had a beautiful seat outside, looking at the golf course on a beautiful summer evening. The food was top notch, we had the duck, chicken, soup, salmon, everyone's...More

Thank Counsell445
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Spectacular says it all; thank you so much for your kind words about our restaurant and about Sydney in particular. I have passed along your compliments to her and she was very happy to know she had a positive impact on the enjoyment of your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brioche French Toast was so delicious we ate it two days in a row! The wait staff was friendly and attentive!More

Thank Molly S
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Molly S, the cinnamon and maple brioche french toast is indeed divine! Great service and amazing food is the perfect way to start any day whether it be on vacation or just a special treat as a local resident. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here once before a number of years ago and decided to eat here again. This is a french like restaurant in that i dont say french but almost and the food, the presentation and the service is excellent. Having said all that...More

Thank animaleyedoc
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Seth & Barbara, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts from your most recent visit to HobNob. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed all aspects of your meal start to finish. The house-rolled pasta has proven a very popular...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate lunch here as part of a Niagara wine tour, enjoying the views from the patio, the gardens, and the golf course. The lake was just beyond that. The town was beautiful, and the restaurant was very old fashioned, but great food and service....More

Thank Sean O
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sean O, thank you for sharing your experience on both Trip Advisor and on your blog. HobNob is located inside the Charles Hotel which was built in 1832 and retains much of historic charm. We have several dining spaces to choose from depending on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hob Nob is a terrific restaurant in an historic building. The menu is impressive. The food couldn't have been prepared any better, and the service was professional. This could be just the place for a special occasion or just a great meal on vacation....More

1  Thank Peter D
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your dinner at HobNob Peter D. I'm pleased to see that we lived up to your expectations and provided you a superior experience. We feel that our menu prices reflect the quality of our product...More

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awjohn
3 August 2016|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you behave in a gentlemanly fashion.
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pianoman22
8 October 2015|
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RJCTeach
29 August 2015|
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there is no dress code required, we just kindly ask that you remove your hat when dining in the formal room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$46
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Simcoe St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-4588
  • E-mail
Description
The HobNob restaurant & wine bar serves contemporary French cuisine with a regional flare. The restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Visit the dining room, lounge, wine bar or fully licensed patio where you can enjoy a wide range of delicacies accompanied by a vast selection of Niagara wines. The Charles Hotel dining room has been recommended in publications such as Gourmet Magazine, Wine Spectator and Toronto Life and is the proud recipient of the CAA Four Diamond Award as well as the VQA Gold Award of Excellence.
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