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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
+1 519-621-4180
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
“schnitzel” (19 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Blackshop yesterday for an early dinner after seeing a matinee performance at Hamilton Family Theatre. Neither of us had been there before but had heard good things about it and decided to try it out for ourselves. We entered...More

Thank Pauline050227
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good meal here, my steak was overcooked but there was no hesitation in cooking me another which was very good. The server, Jennifer was excellent . They gave me a trio of mini desserts f.o.c for my birthday which was to...More

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a small restaurant group (14) that visits different restaurants 5 times per year. On Saturday May 19th we had 12 members visit Blackshop. We had a private room for our group with the table setting in a large square so that everyone could...More

1  Thank funinthesun566
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok but not great / service inexperienced and bad / atmosphere bad / hard to understand how a restaurant that was rated his highly was dead on a Saturday night / signature dish sold out by 730 /. Go somewhere else given the price...More

Thank OakvilleDave1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my parents here for Mother's Day brunch and it was absolutely fantastic. Not a brunch, but a set meal, the choices were not extensive, but enough and the quality of the food was excellent. Everyone was very happy with their meal and the service...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whatever you are celebrating, this is the place to do it. Excellent food, service, and atmosphere. Be sure to try the palachinky for dessert.

Thank crobinson2014
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Our first time. The service was excellent and friendly. The ambiance very relaxing with soft background music. 3 course meal was terrific value and yummy, Will definitely return,

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for a special celebration. We waited for our meal for 2 1/2 hours and strangely management didn’t seem to care and offered no reason other than they were busy. While the food was okay, it was not worth the wait. The...More

1  Thank Li S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was the third time we dined here; the first time with just me and my spouse. It was mid-week without a reservation about 6:30pm and we were seated promptly. The place was pretty empty at this point but by 7:30 our section was full....More

Thank JeffO_Can
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Our server was excellent. As part of the Fish Festival, I had the Cajun catfish and my wife had the chicken, both were very good.

Thank Ron E
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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
Response from Candice K | Property representative |
Hi there! We have a number of semi-private and private rooms available, including two that are perfect for a group of that size, and there are no rental fees for the rooms. If you would like to make a reservation, or if... More
17 September 2016|
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Response from Beach4Lifeforever | Reviewed this property |
Who doesn't like garlic in there mashed potatoes?!!! hahah that's a first
Maria B
19 August 2016|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a children's menu and are always willing to accommodate especially with special occasions. Ask you server for children options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
    (Sheldon Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Main Hespeler Road Line
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-621-4180
  • E-mail
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