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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We both had the Traditional breakfast in the Hob Nob, connected with The Charles Hotel on Queen Street. Eggs as we like them, tasty mushrooms, delicious bacon and toast, with wonderful Greaves jams. And fine French pressed coffee. Complimentary copies of the Globe and Mail...More

Thank vaughnthurman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was great, atmosphere was great, and we were able to just relax and enjoy a great dinner. And our server Sydney was instrumental in making us feel comfortable, at ease, and well cared for! Thanks for a great night!

Thank DerekPlaysTheBlues
Reviewed 3 days ago

I agree with reviewers who are highly satisfied with this restaurant. It was on my list of top places to try on a recent theatre weekend. Based on the timing of our play we only were able to stop for two courses (appetizer and dessert)....More

Thank ottawafoodies
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best place in NOTL. I can't even express how fantastic this place is! No way I can contemplate how it is not #1 in all of NOTL

Thank Vaugman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our anniversary, and we had told the restaurant this. We were immediate congratulated and given a lovely glass of sparkling wine. Sydney, our server, was knowledgeable and friendly and genuinely cared. The entire meal was perfectly cooked, beautifully presented, and flavourful. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Paul S
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Paul S, thank you so much for spending your anniversary with us. Sydney will be very happy to know her service added to your evening. HobNob is located in the Charles Hotel which was originally built in 1832 as a private home; this historic...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. The restaurant is close to Niagara on the lake golf course. After play golf, we enjoyed the amazing dinner in Hob Nob restaurant. We sit at the patio , and had a great view of the golf course. Also the meal was great,...More

Thank Johnson h
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Johnson h, thank you for letting us know about your dinner experience with us at HobNob. We are located directly beside the golf course, which makes us the perfect spot to enjoy a beautiful meal after a round or two of golf. I hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere on the back porch was lovely. They don't pack the tables in. The service was excellent, as the staff are professional and well versed in the menu and describe what they are serving perfectly. The food was delicious and the presentation beautiful. Everything...More

Thank Devilgirl08
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! Dinner on the back verandah is the best 'secrets' in town; it is quiet and relaxed with beautiful views. I appreciate your kind words about our team here at HobNob, they pride themselves on being knowledgeable and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had dinner here during our weekend wine tour of NOTL. We had the tasting menu and were very impressed with the selections--top notch. We were somewhat disappointed with the wine pairings. They did not seem to be particularly well thought out....More

Thank Roger B
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a nicely balanced review Roger B. We appreciate all guest feedback, both positive and construction. We are in the process of updating our extensive wine list and I will be sure to pass along your comments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for quick dinner and few drinks Mrs loves wine and claimed they had great selection Beer was cold and tasty Sat on the patio absolutely stunning and great people watching We shared the humas dip Wing plater and burger and fries Every bite...More

Thank Brad G
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the great review Brad G. Your "mrs" is spot on; we have an extensive wine list with something for everyone and the beer is always the right temperature. Lunch on our front patio or rear verandah facing the golf course is a perfectly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Niagara on the Lake and the Patio at the Charles Inn for the summer and the Lounge bar for the winter were our "go to" places for great food, excellent service, interesting wine list and good price. We hadn't been since they...More

Thank SymeJ
Peggy W, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. I value all feedback, especially when it is constructive as I feel it helps us grow. I will start by saying the change in ownership will be two years next week, so if you had not visited...More

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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.
Was this the old Kiely House?
9 October 2015|
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Response from Jessica V | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$44
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
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
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.
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