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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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“salmon” (76 reviews)
“tenderloin” (42 reviews)
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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 27 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there while on vacation in NOTL, everything was top shelf. Food, service, atmosphere, we were very pleased with our experience. I had the halibut, best I've had hands down, the chef there goes out of his way to please....More

1  Thank Paul F
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for joining us on your recent vacation. I have let Chef know that you found the Halibut to be the best you have ever, which made his day! We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again soon, thank you again for taking...More

Reviewed 26 May 2016

Food, service, ambiance, drinks. This place has it all. The dinner was marvelous. We would go back in a heartbeat.

1  Thank newton2016
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Our group came for dinner in order to try the tasting menu. The advantage of Hob Nob is that the wine pairings are from different wineries and thus gave us an assortment to sample. The food was delicious and the wines well suited. Our server...More

1  Thank sworoams
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I am thrilled your group enjoyed the tasting menu with wine pairings. The wines you tasted are all from local wineries and are carefully selected to best accompany the flavors of each dish that Chef...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is all about attention to detail. Enjoyed the salmon and fresh pressed coffee. The building itself is charming.

Thank elizabethbennici
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We recently went to Hob Nob to celebrate my father’s 65th birthday while spending the weekend in Niagara on the Lake. Based on the previous reviews it seemed like the prefect restaurant with a great menu and a classic early 20th century home decor that...More

4  Thank iamtigger1968
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We had afternoon tea at Hob Nob restaurant on Friday May 20th 2016.  The price was expensive but the food was incredible and plentiful!  The scones were to die for and the sandwiches were very tasty as well.  The fig chutney was so amazing I...More

Thank Cheeseygoodness
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Attentive and knowledgeable service. Answered questions about the menu, the town attractions and specific questions about preparation of some if the meal items. Very good food, taste and presentation. Very pleased we decided to dine here for dinner.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Anyone that would give this establishment a bad review must be a little high on himself.we arrived 15 minutes early and were promptly seated and within about 30 seconds our waiter Darren was at our table to explain the menu and take our drink order,when...More

Thank namtas
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant as part of a day long wine tour / lunch package with Niagara vintage wine tours. Lunch was excellent. Good service. Nice ambiance. The nicest creme Brule I have ever had !

Thank Hal C
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The room is large and well decorated set in an historical building on the main street of the town. This is really fine dining with impeccable service and very interesting plating. We were 6 at one table. All our meals were served at the same...More

Thank 313bernie
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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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