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The Boathouse

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Bar, Canadian, Grill
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595 Mount Julian Viamede Road | Viamede Resort, Woodview, North Kawartha, Ontario K0L 3E0, Canada
+1 800-461-1946
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Woodview, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love going to the Boathouse especially in the summer when you can enjoy the balcony overlooking Stoney Lake. The food is good especially their Wings and Fish and Chips and the staff are friendly

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Warkworth, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Service was great, food was delicious, and the atmosphere was so fun! We will absolutely return to the Boathouse!

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Thank jennalbw
ViamedeResort, General Manager at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear jennalbw, Thank you for your review! See you again soon. Cheers, Ben More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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133 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Viamede's high end restaurant is Mount Julian. The Boathouse is their casual, bistro type eatery overlooking Stoney Lake. Views are thus terrific and so is the simple food. I loved their cellar salad made from grown on premises heirloom carrot & radish and heritage greens with a cider vinaigrette. The fish and chips (local lake perch and house cut fries)... More 

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Thank Margaret S
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Thanks Margaret! So happy that you enjoyed your meal! Cheers! Ben More 

Bancroft, Canada
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I remember seeing this place on the 'Restaurant Makeover' reno show a few years back and wondered what the place was like now. Apparently right back to where they were before the show. Walking in, the place is sparse with no decoration, and an open kitchen doesn't help. Little ventilation and no air-con, so we chose to sit on the... More 

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1 Thank susan d
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Susan, We have recently made improvements to The Boathouse interior, opening up the space to allow for a more modern feel with a nautical theme. I'm sorry the service was not up to par - we have recently reviewed service standards with our staff and this should not happen again. Cheers Ben More 

Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The menu is really interesting...usual pub food, with fresh, local items added, which we chose. Very reasonable.

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Thank Judi D
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Judi, Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves! We'll see you again soon. Cheers, Ben More 

Toronto
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127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The only plus I could rate from this place is the view, which is fantastic. Service was downright awful. Our male server did not engage us at all and all was downright surly. All 4 of us commented to each other than he was dreadful. My meal was dreadful..the waffles and chicken. The chicken breast (overbattered and overcooked) was placed... More 

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1 Thank Jimbo1001
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Jimbo1001, I am very sorry to hear of the service you received on your visit. Such poor service is not at all the standard we pride ourselves on, and is quite unacceptable. I have reviewed this with our staff and it will not happen again. Cheers, Ben More 

Toronto
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great restaurant right on the water at Viamede. Lots of options for snack food as well as full meals. We ordered two of the flatbreads to go (we needed them for a bit of a nosh while we were getting ready for a wedding). The food came very quickly and was nice and hot! The flatbread was delicious, so tasty... More 

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Thank SRose26
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear SRose26, Thank you for your comments. We'll see you again soon, I hope! Cheers! Ben More 

Ingersoll, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visit the restaurant twice, good food, excellent service. The burger was perfect, made to perfection. The view from the balcony is spectacular, sunset time is recommended . Try ice cream Sunday for dessert.

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Thank AGurman2
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear AGurman2, Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal! Cheers! Ben More 

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice place to have lunch and relax. Good waitstaff and excellent wrap around patio. Lots of activities on the water. Good place to stay for a few days and enjoy the lake

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Thank Kick L
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Kick L, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Hope to see you soon. Cheers, Ben More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Original menu with good variety. Magnificent view. Staff are friendly. Viamede resort is very well run by Ben the owner. I have never been disappointed bgo early and walk around the property. Great natural trails nearby

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Thank Christina W
ViamedeResort, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Christina, Thanks for your comments. See you again soon! Cheers! Ben More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Grill
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Mount Julian Viamede Road | Viamede Resort, Woodview, North Kawartha, Ontario K0L 3E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  North Kawartha  >  Woodview
  • Phone Number: +1 800-461-1946
  • This restaurant is at Viamede Resort
Description
The Boathouse is a lakefront casual dining restaurant specializing in fresh appetizers, great cuts of meat and imaginative fried offerings. The Boathouse is guided by our farm-to-table philosophy, featuring foraged and locally sourced ingredients. Once known as Stoney Lake's oldest pub, it is a popular spot for boaters, locals and visitors every summer. Although the menu has been upgraded, the great views over Stoney Lake are just as incredible.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?