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Woodlawn Inn

420 Division St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3R9, Canada
+1 905-372-2235
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“roast turkey” (3 reviews)
“dover sole” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
420 Division St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3R9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been dining and have stayed in the hotel for many years. We are never disappointed! Nor were we on this occasion. The welcome, service and food is the best to be in this area. We would encourage all to consider the Woodlawn for...More

Thank jebbrell
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here, for lunch, a number of times, and attended a wedding reception once in February of 2015---love it. The food is great. It is a quiet, relaxed, clean space and the service is excellent.

Thank JackieL689
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Cobourg with family for a weekend in October and enjoyed Sunday Brunch at the Inn. The inn is located in an absolute gorgeous part of a quaint town, which definitely adds to the character! The food was good and the inn was...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a party of 4 and had pre-booked the chef's table with wine pairing. The 5 course dinner is completely up to the chef and we were pleased with the quality of dishes that came out. Our favourite was the starter of deep...More

Thank MsBuckhorn
Stephen_Of_Cobourg, Manager at Woodlawn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MsBuckhorn, Thanks for your review and I am delighted you had a chance to stay and celebrate the birthday! I'll pass on your comments to the chef and the serving staff. We can't wait to have you back with us. Sincerely, Stephen Della Casa

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the chefs table with friends. Great value, great food and nice selection of wines. The 5 course meal included a wonderful appetizer with apples fried in batter with cheese which was probably my favourite paired with New Zealand Chardonnay, although all were unique and...More

Thank Andrew S
Stephen_Of_Cobourg, Manager at Woodlawn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Andrew S, Thanks for visiting with your friends. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Chef's Table, five-course menu and the wines. The Chef loves to get creative and offer a unique dining experience with these menus. We hope to see you back again...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

When I lived in Cobourg, I ate with family and friends there many times. While the inn hosts special occasions, business groups and a Sunday luncheon, it's daily fare is unique in the area. They offer a 3-course Table d' hote, like their Thanksgiving Harvest...More

Thank dcbeale
Stephen_Of_Cobourg, Manager at Woodlawn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear dcbeale, Thank you for your review and wonderful summary of dining offerings. We wished you lived in Cobourg but we welcome you the next time you are back in town. All the best, Stephen Della Casa

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Friendly owner, discreet service, gorgeous dining room and wonderful food. Not inexpensive but worth every single penny.

Thank jordan g
Stephen_Of_Cobourg, Manager at Woodlawn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear jordan g, We are delighted that you had an opportunity to visit us and thank you for the review! We are happy to create memorable experiences for our guests and look forward to the next time you visit us. Thank You, Stephen Della Casa

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The building is absolutely lovely and the dining areas are broken up into several rooms. 6 of us came here for lunch. My friends enjoyed their meals very much but I found the mixed green salad to be underwhelming. The tiramisu was excellent though so...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We celebrated mom's 85th birthday with family and a couple of her dear friends. What a great, relaxing time we had! Our family keeps coming back to enjoy the atmosphere, the service and the fabulous food that The Woodlawn Inn provides. Our server, John, made...More

Thank teddybearsonthego
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I were staying at the Inn as part of a visit to the Toronto Zoo. We had an amazing three course meal served by an exceptional waitress. The highlight was the Dover Sole which was cooked perfectly and the accompanying meunière sauce...More

Thank RandomString
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nancy m
7 August 2015|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code to eat dinner, although many of the patrons were dressed more than casual. Our party dressed in jeans and no one made comment otherwise.
Carol Ann W
3 May 2015|
Response from Stephen_Of_Cobourg |
Hello, Carol Ann We I'm happy to answer your question. If you would like to see The Woodlawn Inn lunch menu, please see our official website! If you have any questions of if I can help with arrangements for a stay or a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Division St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cobourg
  • Phone Number: +1 905-372-2235
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A favourite spot for quiet intimate dining, the romantic, centrally located restaurant at The Woodlawn Inn has been welcoming guests since 1988. A favorite with locals The Woodlawn Inn also hosts Northumberland County's premiere weddings and special events. Chef John O'Leary a red seal certified chef uses many Ontario and Northumberland products on his European and Italian inspired menus. Highlights of the inn include a great wine program. Accredited sommelier and host Stephen Della Casa offers a selection of more than 300 wines from the cellar. The restaurant also has a cozy bar with a slideshow of ever-changing Northumberland images by photographer, Stephen Della Casa and a Tuscan, walnut inlay decor. The bar also features 25 varieties of single malt Scotch whisky.
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