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Fort Hemlock

$$ - $$$, ,
32 Beckwith St S, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 2A8, Canada
+1 613-283-2000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Hours
Gastropub, Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
32 Beckwith St S, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 2A8, Canada
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to grab a bite of lunch. We sat on the deck to enjoy the amazing view of the river but unfortunately driven away by a few hungry wasps. Not the restaurants fault, they had a few traps set up. I had the turkey...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank theresaamh
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We ate outside on the patio on a lovely late-summer evening and enjoyed the sound of the falls. My wife was quite satisfied with her fish and chips, but my hamburger was overcooked. Although the patio was nearly full, there was only one server, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KH198
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Enjoyed our lunch by the canal. The food was good - especially the French fries. The steak sandwich was ordered medium/rare but arrived well done. Hence the 4 star vs 5. Service was very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Altius10
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Went first night in town and everything was great. Food, service, etc. We sat inside since there was a heat wave going on, but at a high table where we could see the river. Chicken fingers and fries very good, husband had mussels and a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank kittycanuck
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I like Fort Hemlock very much. The food is great and the atmosphere is not bad, especially on the patio. However the last three times I've been on the patio the poor servers have seemed overwhelmed. They give it their all, don't get me wrong...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bob1974P
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I have always enjoyed the water view from the patio. Food is pub style and good. Prices are reasonable and portion size is perfect.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 271mystery
Reviewed June 30, 2018

I have eaten three times at Fort Hemlock and have ordered the same dish (fish and chips) every time. The first two times the meal was good but the third time not so much. All three times the service has been slow. Slow to take...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank wanitaathome
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Stopped in for an evening family meal recently. It was ok with very friendly service. Limited menu but a good drink selection with local beer which was good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rob R
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The fort burger was awesome! The bun was homemade and the burger was like a tower when they brought it out! Fish tacos! Great too! And big rig Amber on tap!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank UxbridgeBurns
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Not a lot of selection for vegetarians! We questioned if the carrot soup of the day was vegetarian ( she checked with the kitchen, it wasn't) and then proceeded to tell us the specials (all meat dishes).

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Randy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Gastropub, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Beckwith St S, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 2A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Smiths Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 613-283-2000
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