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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
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (76 reviews)
“tenderloin” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We did not feel that we received a quality experience considering what we paid for dinner. We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary, which we mentioned when we booked our reservation. We selected Hob Nob based on their website's advertised menu as well as other...More

Thank EricBlair76
Jason B, Food & Beverage Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

I want to first thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I deeply apologize for the challenges you experienced while dining with us on what was suppose to be a very special night celebrating your 30th Anniversary. I have spoke with our...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel so the restaurant was convenient for breakfast. The service was excellent and breakfast well done and enjoyable. The French Press coffee was awesome. We would definitely return.More

Thank CanadaGoose S
Jason B, Food & Beverage Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed breakfast and would have to agree the French Press coffee is pretty awesome. It pairs nicely with the delicious breakfast entrees Chef Sperling has created. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We visited for lunch while attending Shaw Festival. The restaurant is walking distance from Royal George on a quiet section of Queen Street. The place has a cozy garden overlooking it & in good weather it's handy for people watching. The food was great, we...More

Thank FreeLogic
Jason B, Food & Beverage Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

WOW! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Chef Sperling was thrilled to hear you call the Shepherds Pie the best in Canada. He spends a lot of time designing his dishes for all to enjoy. It' s kind comments like this,...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

We decided to have dinner here on the recommendation from a local. It is pretty walk towards the end of down town. We made a late reservation and were afraid we would be the only people in there since we visited off season, but there...More

3  Thank snggglbnnny
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2016

WOW!!! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for your such kind remarks. I am thrilled you enjoyed every aspect of your dining experience and please thank your local friends for us for providing the recommendation. It's often the amazing support...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016

Hob Nob is a comfortable and attractive restaurant, but those are just details compared with the food. It is one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in and that covers a lot of pretty good places. Even my wife who enjoys food, but...More

Thank Knifeblade
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Haute cuisine. The tasting menu! Oh, my! We didn't but should have! Had duck...tried to eat light. Haha. Stayed a week and ate all over town in the highest rated places and this may have been in the toi two ( with Trius)More

Thank Mms1952
Jason B, Food & Beverage Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thank you for your kind words about the HobNob Restaurant. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and really appreciate being listed in your top 2. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Be sure to take the leap...More

Reviewed 19 April 2016

Had a late dinner here - both got the soup of the day to start (a bacon mushroom) and burger with fries with truffle garlic aioli - everything was fantastic!!! Service was professional and friendly.

Thank KLH21
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Went there to celebrate my husband's birthday. When they knew that, offered us 2 cups of complimentary wine. My husband had the 6-course tasting menu, he totally enjoyed every dish. Food was delicious, service was excellent and the dining room had a lot of character...More

Thank ellenklhui
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful meal. Some of the most succulent chicken I have ever eaten. All the courses were beautifully presented and tasted delicious. The ambience was good despite it being a quiet evening.More

Thank IzzyWi
Jason B, Food & Beverage Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thank you for your kind words about the HobNob Restaurant. I am happy to hear that your dining experience was great overall. Sometimes a quiet night, provides the best ambiance at the Charles as it provides the opportunity to look around at all the different...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

Too bad the waiters were more intent of talking to each other than giving good service. The Tenderloin Burger was quite good, but the poor attitude of our server left a bad taste in our mouths,

Thank briteline2016
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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$44
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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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.
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