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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
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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311 - 320 of 1,165 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Had a wonderful lunch of spicy mussels recently on the patio of the Charles Inn. Would highly recommend this for just one of the many restaurants.

Thank Lynehol
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We always eat here because we love the old world ambiance. The food is excellent and the service is great. Would highly recommend this restaurant for a quiet, enjoyable, dining experience.

Thank Rocco2
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

We truly appreciate being a regular stop for you to enjoy dinner at on your visits to Niagara. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we look forward to catching up with you again soon. Best wishes, Jason

Reviewed 29 May 2016

We were celebrating a special time out and looked for a different and classic place to dine. We found it at the "Hob Nob" restaurant, great classic dining room, limited menu for the adventurous. However the choices are varied and adequate.. The presentation and taste...More

Thank Roger B
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and the world. We are humbled to have been included in your special time and are pleased you enjoyed the culinary adventure that Chef Sperling has created. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by a local lady who also suggested having the burger. While the curried chicken salad sandwich was also calling to me, my server suggested the burger as well. Sitting out on the patio sipping a lovely glass of wine,...More

Thank MadeyJanzen
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to our beautiful patio. Our burger is definitely one of the most popular items we offer on the lounge menu and the curried chicken salad sandwich you mentioned is one of our brand new patio special items. I am...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful old house where the staff is very good at what they do. Very accommodating for allergies. Had the taster's menu with wine pairings. It was amazing 6 courses and 6 wines. They are generous with the wine and the food portions...More

Thank geraldf245
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Wow!! Thank you for your spectacular detailed review. I really enjoyed the pictures you took as well of the dishes on the tasting menu. We are thrilled you enjoyed every aspect of your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Just...More

Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there while on vacation in NOTL, everything was top shelf. Food, service, atmosphere, we were very pleased with our experience. I had the halibut, best I've had hands down, the chef there goes out of his way to please....More

1  Thank Paul F
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for joining us on your recent vacation. I have let Chef know that you found the Halibut to be the best you have ever, which made his day! We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again soon, thank you again for taking...More

Reviewed 26 May 2016

Food, service, ambiance, drinks. This place has it all. The dinner was marvelous. We would go back in a heartbeat.

1  Thank newton2016
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our group came for dinner in order to try the tasting menu. The advantage of Hob Nob is that the wine pairings are from different wineries and thus gave us an assortment to sample. The food was delicious and the wines well suited. Our server...More

1  Thank sworoams
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I am thrilled your group enjoyed the tasting menu with wine pairings. The wines you tasted are all from local wineries and are carefully selected to best accompany the flavors of each dish that Chef...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is all about attention to detail. Enjoyed the salmon and fresh pressed coffee. The building itself is charming.

Thank elizabethbennici
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We recently went to Hob Nob to celebrate my father’s 65th birthday while spending the weekend in Niagara on the Lake. Based on the previous reviews it seemed like the prefect restaurant with a great menu and a classic early 20th century home decor that...More

4  Thank iamtigger1968
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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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Response from Jason B | Property representative |
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$45
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, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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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