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The Gables

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European, Canadian
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14 Division St., Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-5565
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 19:30
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Carrying Place, Canada
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245 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Went for dinner with one of my good clients. What can I say? I go here for more than 15 years. Very dependable good service and very good fresh food. Always fresh and no preservatives added. The have renovated the dining rooms and I always know that the food is prepared hot and fresh. If you are in doubt what... More 

1 Thank Christian J
Cobourg, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Carin and I found this restaurant online while asking for restaurants in Northumberland County. Kirsten and Dieter (our hosts) made us feel right at home. A beautiful room and a wonderful setting for a lovely evening with my wife. The restaurant has a good selection of wines and the food and it's presentation are terrific. The escargot are tender and... More 

1 Thank glennkeeling
Brighton, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

great food and service....heard they might be retiring...hope not. Great place to take loved one for that special evening. Reservation required.

Thank outspokenone
Brighton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The decor and ambiance was delightful. Good menu selection and food was fresh, flavourful and well presented. A pleasant evening.

1 Thank Adria W
Cobourg, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The restaurant is beautiful! It has many eclectic tables, chairs and lights, etc., You are greeted by the owner, she is wonderful and knows her stuff! Her husband is the Chef ( a great one at that) later into your meal the owner is helped serving by her daughter, who is excellent . The food is really wonderful , you... More 

2 Thank Bryerg
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very Good high end food. Classic European dishes - escargots, Wiener schnitzel etc. Good wine list and great service. Beautiful building, setting and place settings.

3 Thank WestboroGourmant
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had one of the best meals we have had in a long time. Pretty small place run by a very caring couple who have been doing this for a long time. They are seriously considering retirement in the not to distant future. Good for then, bad for you. Glad to have had the experience. ( Get the strudel for desert)

2 Thank mwil41
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

For a small place like Brighton this restaurant was a great find. The food was very good and the staff personable and attentive. Love the ambiance of restaurants in older homes.

1 Thank Ben P
Dundalk, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We did not have a reservation and they were going to call it a night. We arrived and got a wonderful welcome. We enjoyed both food and wine. The woman's chef husband came out and we expressed what a wonderful meal we had. We chatted for quite a while and the both walked us out of the restaurant. I would... More 

2 Thank TedandRicki
Brighton, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My dear Foody Friends,the Calf's Liver meal is an absolute dream. Dieter is a Culinary Artist,the freshness and flavors of his Food are second to none. The respect for the Culinary Arts are very well represented at the Gables. The whole team deserves a 5 Star rating. If you are in Brighton Ontario, please treat yourself to something special. Reservations... More 

2 Thank ChefPaul1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
European, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Division St., Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-5565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?