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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
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (74 reviews)
“tenderloin” (41 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

From start to finish the food was amazing!! In my opinion better than most top notch restaurants in Toronto. The Service was Perfect!! Only critique or something that could make this a 10/10 is maybe a piano in the corner haha. Loved it would go...More

Thank SKStrath
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a delightful stay at The Charles Hotel and decided on breakfast the next morning in Hob Nob restaurant. The staff were very accommodating, clearing a table at the window for us and providing attentive service. The breakfast was amazing and well worth the...More

Thank basslake88
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast here as we were staying on site at the Charles Hotel. The service was great and the food was fabulous. There was a nice selection as well. Was all very hot and freshly prepared

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Parking on street free after 8pm. Lovely atmosphere and great French Press coffee! Our lunch was included as part of a wine tour. The seats by the front window gave us a beautiful view of NOTL. The salmon was delicious - highly recommended. Caveat on...More

Thank PatandHarv
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant gave us our BEST meal in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Our appetizers, house rolled spaghettini and pork belly and scallop were both exceptional, especially the perfectly roasted pork belly. We've heard raves about Alberta beef, but our AAA Ontario tenderloin surely deserves equal praise which was...More

Thank Brorat
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review Brorat. I'm thrilled to see that you enjoyed each component of your evening with us. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Chef Sperling and his team; they really...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here on a Tuesday evening pre show season. Nice table outside and then it cooled down so we moved inside. We both had the regional tasting menu. A little pricey at $95/person but a great way to taste the local...More

Thank Andrew E
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Andrew E, thank you for taking the time let us know about your dinner with us at HobNob. The Chef's Tasting Menu is the ultimate for a foodie as you so aptly put it! For a little extra you can also add a wine...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely lunch on the enclosed patio. The food was good, but not excellent. The service and lovely garden views made up for the food. The prices are high, but I would expect that for a seasonal venue. The lunch menu is limited,...More

Thank 897AllanS
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a nicely balanced review 897AllanS. Lunch on the front verandah is lovely this time of year; it is warm with the sun shining and you can watch the world pass by while you enjoy a glass of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was great and Arturo, our service was exceptional. Patrons nearby spoiled our experience. Loud, obnoxious and immoral. Although management did apologize for allowing them in.More

Thank JGedir
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello JGedir, thank you for your feedback. I'm pleased to know that Arturo provided you exceptional service, I will be sure to pass your kind words along to him. He always has a smile on his face and enjoys knowing that his guests leave the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Hob Nob during our recent visit to NOTL. It came highly recommended by the owner of the B&B where we stayed and he did not steer us wrong. Food was as delicious as the building is beautiful. Our service...More

Thank LZembower
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank your for taking the time to leave a review LZembower and for your recommendation - we appreciate it very much. HobNob is located inside the beautiful and historic Charles Hotel which was built in 1832; on your next trip to town I hope you'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last evening my husband and I stayed at the Charles Inn to celebrate his birthday and our anniversary. We loved the charming, quaint and elegant decor on the inn and Hob Nob Restaurant. However that was surpassed by the excellent meal and service. I totally...More

Thank choc1111
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello choc1111 thank for you for the rave review! The house rolled spaghettini is a guest favourite as is the creme brulee. I appreciate your kind words about our staff and will certainly pass along your regards to our kitchen & service teams. I'm pleased...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
awjohn
Are dress shorts for gentlemen okay for dinner?
4 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
Was this the old Kiely House?
9 October 2015|
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Response from Jessica V | Property representative |
Yes
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RJCTeach
Is there a dress code or "expected" dress code at the restaurant?
30 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$11 - US$43
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
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.