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Haliburton Forest Cookhouse

) #13 of 21 Restaurants in Haliburton $$ - $$$ American,
1095 Redken Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
+1 705-754-1729
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good41%
  • Average35%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1095 Redken Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast here while visiting cottage country Haliburton. The service was great, loved the coffee and the breakfast was excellent. Highly recommended and we will be going back often.

Thank bert5508
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have been here a few times, the atmosphere is great everyone is extremely pleasant! The food prices are not too expensive, no one has ever gotten sick however the service is a bit slow! (I think because of limited staff and lots of customers)

Thank sunsetch4ser
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Good comfort food. Service a bit slow with only one server. Basic decor that is appropriate for the venue.

Thank RichB1
Reviewed 8 February 2017

not sure why the place was so busy. the food is okay, waited almost 45 minutes for soup and sandwich.

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Spend the day snowmobiliing - it is a great place for that! Wanted a hot chocolate mid-day: we waited ages to get an order, even after walking up to the front desk. Against our better judgement we decided to have dinner when we were done...More

1  Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to grab some burgers our waitress Sheylia was amazing with the service as we really enjoyed the vibe of this cook house. Not to be missed when in the area.

Thank spiderwoman808
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here since we were visiting the wolf center. The restaurant is only open until 4 in the off season. They had good cream of mushroom soup and good sandwiches. Unfortunately no one told us that they now only open the Wolf Center on...More

Thank Pam K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is our second visit. Last time we were here was over a year ago. Well, The lunch food offerings was the same and nothing to speak of regarding the taste but when you are hungry and it is located nearby to the venue you...More

Thank CyberKat_CB
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My family walked to the wolve centre, got caught in the rain and sweet tot the cook house for lunch....what a great surprise. Fish and chips delicious, tuna melt lovely but I thought the kids meals were overpriced.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Thought we would catch a quick evening meal. Patronized this place over 30+ years and this past Sunday was a disappointment. I ordered fish and chips with two pieces of haddock for $13.95, an iced tea for $1.99 and the wife ordered a cobb salad...More

Thank JimMc1942
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
American, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1095 Redken Rd, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Haliburton
  • Phone Number: +1 705-754-1729
  • E-mail
Located at the Base Camp of Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd., the Cookhouse is open year round - closed only on Christmas Day. The Cookhouse offers food for every taste, from delicious breakfast dishes, salads and appetizers over burgers to steaks and ribs.Operating as a licensed restaurant, the Cookhouse has catered to a wide array of customers, including visitors to the Forest, participants of the outdoor education programs and corporate groups of Haliburton Forest. The Cookhouse is also very experienced in hosting special events such as celebrations for special occasions and weddings. Whatever your culinary needs are, The Cookhouse will meet and exceed your expectations.
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