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Small 30 seat bistro by the St-Lawrence river. At Sheep's Head Bistro we are able to combine both modern-creative and traditional bistro styles of cooking with the use of seasonal ingredients in all our dishes. We are proud to serve remarkable food and drinks. We offer the highest standards of quality and freshness.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Contemporary, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch scallops cheesecake chicken beer selection crispy skin service was excellent cornwall area great restaurant halifax establishment takeout gravy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To start of We had tried for the longest time to make a trip to this popular and highly recommended bistro . Wish we made it sooner. To start of a outdoor patio and indoor dining and it requires a reservation due to the popular...demand . Parking nicely provided . Indoor atmosphere very cozy . Stuff - well extremely attentive and willing to please each and every customer dinning . Beer selection excellent and a rare collection. Wine list very well thought of to please different wine tastes . Meals - well now we are talking ! Excellent . Big portions and the taste and quality - bravo . It’s been a while that we had been searching a place to dine around this area - we found it :) Don’t miss out - try it .More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 15, 2021 via mobile

We needed to stop and eat coming back from the PEC area on our way to Montreal on a Sunday and decided on Cornwall. Good choice! Lo and behold, the Sheep's Head was still opened for lunch. We were greeted with welcoming smiles. We were...in luck: Sunday = brunch. A great little menu was offered. My spouse choose the veggie omelet and I had one of the oeuf benedictine or "benny". We both loved our selections and enjoyed great service. No doubt we'll stop here again when on the 401.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 13, 2021

We have been to Sheep's Head on several occasions and have yet to be disappointed with the food, the service, the atmosphere and the generous, delicious quality of their feasts. Starting with the caesar salad(best in area), let their imagination in the kitchen surprise you....Just don't order the steamed cheesecake.....save it for me!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 30, 2021 via mobile

Pork belly burger! It was amazing and would definitely get it again. Ordered during covid so was take out only but would love to go and sit down and try this restaurant

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 24, 2021 via mobile

While still in lockdown, my wife and I decided to have a date night at home and enjoy some take out. On social media I saw that Sheep's Head Bistro was offering a Pho soup and a bahn-mi sandwich for two. We typically enjoy these...sandwiches in Montreal but with lockdowns, we haven't been able to get one for over a year now. So we placed our order not knowing exactly what we would get. Well the chef at Sheep's Head knocked it out of the park. The beef Pho soup was an amazing combination of flavors. It included rice noodles and shaved roast beef. The sandwiches were next level delicious. The chef made his own marinated Japanese radish and carrot and the pork was unreal. These were simply the best Bahn-mi sandwiches we ever had. No matter what you order here the food is always fantastic. Once we exit lockdown, please give this place a try and you will not be disappointed. Make sure you make reservations.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed October 29, 2020 via mobile

Group of 4 dined this evening at Sheep's Head Bistro. My first time there. Had reservations, were sat and ordered in no time. I ordered the sweet heat wings as an app and had the pork tacos. The wings were unbelievable and the tacos were...a hit. Very warm atmosphere and service was top notch. Rurban pale ale and the old fashioned were tasty. Can't wait to go back!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 25, 2020

Some of the best food and service you will find hands down. Super friendly and cozy. Staff is great and makes you feel at home with an unparalleled dining experience. Love the apps and weekend specials. If you haven't tried it yet do yourself a...favor and make a reservation as you will not find better in this area. Takeout, brunch and not to forget a mean old fashion 🥃- they do it all! 😎More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

I have been frequenting Sheep’s Head Bistro since its establishment in 2015 and til this day, I can confidently say that no other restaurant in the Cornwall area can put out comparable dishes or service. The dining area is charming and quaint, the dinner features...are always refreshing and daring, and the service is second to none. Thank you Sheep’s Head Bistro for continuing to provide excellent food and service even during these uncertain and difficult times!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

Thanks again to everyone on the team for the amazing service and meals when taking care of our take-out meals almost every week during COVID. We are so happy that you guys have reopened and we enjoyed 2 indoor dining experiences - for an amazing...brunch, and for 3 couples to get together to celebrate a birthday. Our friends who are vegan were very excited that you guys were able to customize their meals for their dietary restrictions.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020

4 of us travelled to Cornwall from various places to meet up for the first time in months. The restaurant is a nice place, near the water, and well set up for physically distanced dining. The service seemed a bit bumpy with one server drowning...us in water and some timing issues. Today's was a new menu; one appetizer came out well ahead of the others but it wasn't really an issue for us as we were happy to talk to each other. The mains were generally good. The scallop with mushroom risotto, chicken two ways, and pork belly tacos were very generous portions. The risotto was incredible; great mushroom flavour and lots of mushrooms! The scallops were nicely done but could have had a bit more sear. The chicken two ways was only one way tonight due to a broken rotisserie. The crispy skin was great but was drowned in gravy (insert sad face). Desserts were limited to plain cheesecake with various toppings and a tiramisu. The cheesecake was good and the strawberries were a lovely accompaniment. The tiramisu was very large and tasted like a nice light cake but lacked the mocha hit one expects. When asked if we liked it we said "could use more coffee". This resulted in a bit of a tirade from the server about this being a recipe from an old Italian lady in Halifax. That's nice but it still didn't taste like tiramisu which (if you want to know) we've had from other old Italian people we know. It was a bit of an odd response and he was quite strident about it. Kind of killed the mood. Don't ask if you don't want feedback. So, this place deserves another try but they've got room to grow.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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The Head Chef is Lewis Meehan From Halifax, NS. He brings an East coast flair to the Glen Walter/Cornwall ON area.
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Yes, Sheep's Head Bistro offers takeaway services.

Sheep's Head Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5