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The Cat & The Fiddle

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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49 William St N, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3Z9, Canada
+1 705-878-4312
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Carlinville, Illinois
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this recommendation from Trip Advisor. Nice low-key casual atmosphere, good for a leisurely meal and conversation. I had the poached halibut, which was good. Reasonable prices, too.

Thank Barbara M
Lindsay, Canada
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with friends and had a delicious dinner and was served by Kirsten who was a very attentive waitress. We each had a different menu item and found the quantity and quality of the portions were above average. The English fare and atmosphere was enjoyed by all.. We would recommend this Restruant and will be returning again...

Thank Wayne P
Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers decent pub food. The service was very good. Decorated very interestingly with a cosy feel. Have a great weekly specials available for a very good price. For example a 12 inch pizza for five dollars.

Thank barrhavenlovesthesun
Lindsay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here this afternoon and we found it to be one of the best "English style pubs" we've been to in quite some time. The food, drinks and staff were all top notch. The only problem is that we live 3 hours from here but will definitely return.

Thank BertNewguy
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to just share starters and drinks at pub, these hit the spot. bubbly bluecheese crock grilled pear/goat cheese salad then finished up with calamari w//homemade tatziki sauce,yummy, goes well with one of their many drafts or wines.as usual servers and service fantastic...

Thank Brenda M
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This more of a drinking place not for family, the staff ok I guess, but the owner have alot of attitude will not bring business to that place

Thank Raymonde C
Lisa m, Owner at The Cat & The Fiddle, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are not "drinking place", we are a family run, family restaurant & pub. We pride ourselves on our wide variety of customer base from young children, family gathering, business meetings and hosting many different events. We are well known in the community as being family restaurant, your home away from home. Owner More 

Lindsay, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great food, reasonably priced, good service. British atmosphere and cuisine. Our favorite restaurant in Lindsay.

1 Thank Bob M
Lisa m, Owner at The Cat & The Fiddle, responded to this review

Hello Bob, thank you for dining with us and very glad you enjoy the food, atmosphere and our staff. Cheers Lisa Miller Owner More 

Lindsay, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Just dropped in to eek friends for a drink. I'm told the food is very good. The staff were quite attentive to our needs and made suggestions for our dining pleasure.

Thank 4tj44
Lisa m, Owner at The Cat & The Fiddle, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your comments and great to hear the service was attentive. Yes you will have to try out our food next time. Chef Jimmy Reynolds is an excellent chef along with his team. Hope to see you soon Lisa Miller Onwer More 

Burlington, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My production crew (of 7 people) travel Ontario throughout the Fall & Winter providing LIVE streaming championship sports coverage. We are away from home many weeks and have to eat out wherever we go. We were in Lindsay for 6 day and ate repeatedly here. My crew loved the quality of the food and the variety on the menu. All... More 

Thank barrelm2119
Lisa m, Owner at The Cat & The Fiddle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for such a positive review. It was a pleasure looking after you and your crew. The staff looked forward to you all coming in each day on your afternoon break from filming. We had some great laughs with you and look forward to seeing you in the future. Chef Jimmy Reynolds also appreciated the kinds words, it... More 

Lindsay, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great restaurant for everyone. We always have our sports parties here, for various sports, and Lisa is always welcoming. Never think to go anywhere else when we plan to go out for dinner and drinks.

Thank tommyduncan9
Lisa m, Owner at The Cat & The Fiddle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate your continued support over the years, not only with the hockey events but when you dine with us throughout the week with your family and friends. The staff look forward to your hockey events at The Cat as always fun and entertaining! cheers Lisa Miller Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 William St N, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K9V 3Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Lindsay
  • Phone Number: +1 705-878-4312
The Cat & The Fiddle Lindsay is a British Pub & Family Restaurant, located in the heart of historic downtown Lindsay. We offer a vast menu from gourmet appetizers, burgers and wraps, authentic homemade British fare along with diverse entrees such as Halibut Tapenade, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Panko Crusted Salmon and for that taste of India, some traditional Curry's. Lunch menu and children's menu also available. Your home away from home!

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