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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
+1 519-621-4180
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (29 reviews)
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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited with my co workers for the first and love it here, the wine selection is super. And the sever that served us was very helpful in explaining the menu items which we did not know. Good staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant for the first on a solo business trip. First, I love that you can book a table online. As I was in a seminar all day, it was nice to be able to secure a table without calling around. Second, I...More

Thank spinalmechanic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to get married?! How about at your favourite restaurant! And that’s just what we did. We had the ceremony and reception at Blackshop. Our day was perfect. Tatiana, Michelene and Matteo went above and beyond to make sure everything was just right! Not to...More

Thank jennyb-827827
Candice K, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad that your wedding day was everything you expected and more. It was our pleasure to serve you and we hope you join us in the future for many more celebrations.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Blackshop is everything a great restaurant should be. Ambiance is perfect, seating is comfortable, employees are professional and helpful. You are never rushed. Fantastic wine room. The menu was varied enough and the food was delicious. If this restaurant was in my town I'd be...More

Thank B G
Candice K, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for kind words. We hope that the next time you are in town you join us again at Blackshop.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I was in Cambridge helping move my parents to Galt and their new condo and I wanted to take my mother out for a Thanksgiving lunch. Not knowing the area yet, my Mom had been told of Blackshop by a friend in her new building,...More

Thank ChrisfromTO
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Hello, Been meaning to try this restaurant for sometime now, what a waste,quality of food was decent, that is what you got of food, the steak size was ok, but the side of vegetables were a garnish lol, what a disappointment. A steak meal with...More

Thank SOTB1
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited Blackshop at lunchtime in the heat of an Ontario heatwave. The restaurant was nice and cool, the tables were nicely spaced, the service was excellent and not overbearing. We did go late for lunch, so we enjoyed a quiet atmosphere, enabling our group...More

Thank Windhund
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fine dining atmosphere but apparently casual, beautiful place, great food. Roasted pepper soup as a soup of the day was absolutely delicious. Makes me to come back just for it alone. House smoked beef brisket was juicy and flavourful and favourite of my family. Creme...More

Thank msedona
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were looking for a "fine dining" restaurant to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday last weekend and decided to try Blackshop. Now Blackshop is not a "fine dining" restaurant by definition as they have no dress code but the food would certainly qualify. There are many...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It use to be my favourite restaurant. I loved going there for the steak tartare, the pastas, basically everything was nice. I am so disappointed in the quality of food, the presentation. It's September and produce is at its best. Not here. The limp Caesar...More

Thank GoOutInstead
Candice K, Owner at Blackshop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I am sorry to hear that you have given up on us, as we do care about our guests and strive to have all of our guests leave happy even if things...More

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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$12 - 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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