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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
+1 519-621-4180
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the third time we dined here; the first time with just me and my spouse. It was mid-week without a reservation about 6:30pm and we were seated promptly. The place was pretty empty at this point but by 7:30 our section was full....More

Thank JeffO_Can
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our server was excellent. As part of the Fish Festival, I had the Cajun catfish and my wife had the chicken, both were very good.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a family get together today and we decided to go out for brunch. We've been to Blackshop for dinner before but didn't realize they served brunch and what a great brunch it was. There were six of us and everyone had something different....More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 23 February 2018

My wife and I received a gift card from our daughter and son-in-law for Christmas for the Blackshop Restaurant. We went for lunch a month ago and were pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a restaurant. We ordered a 1/2L of red wine, a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We were staying up the road and found this spot for dinner. Upscale food but I thought prices were reasonable. I had a pasta special that was excellent. Noodles perfectly cooked. Pork tenderloin was amazing. The baked Brie was a good appetizer. I will definitely...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

great food and good variety. Tables by the fire are very cozy. Outside in the good weather is my preference. Good for special events, small groups and couples. I have aleays been satisfied with my food. innovative menu that changes often.Consistantly good food and service.

Thank Barbie4947
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Classier place. Fast service. The menu is on the pricier side but worth checking out.

Thank Karolina C
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Had a fabulous lunch at Blackshop for their Winter Season event. It is similar to Winterlicious that happens in Toronto In January and February. Had a great 3 course meal consisting of a beet salad, steak and veggies and a great creme brûlée. All for...More

Thank jhutchin2016
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant use to be my favorite restaurant, I have been there many times. This time was something special and I did the reservation for 4 on Open Table and I add specifically to be by the fire place. We get there and by her...More

1  Thank Julian A
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The menu is now delightfully varied and the special winter menu began January 11. This menu looks really good, but we both decided to have the Roasted Chicken Supreme. It was absolutely delicious. We were seated in a quiet area, which was very nice. The...More

Thank Tombow
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2017|
Response from Candice K | Property representative |
Hi there! We have a number of semi-private and private rooms available, including two that are perfect for a group of that size, and there are no rental fees for the rooms. If you would like to make a reservation, or if... More
17 September 2016|
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Response from Beach4Lifeforever | Reviewed this property |
Who doesn't like garlic in there mashed potatoes?!!! hahah that's a first
Maria B
19 August 2016|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a children's menu and are always willing to accommodate especially with special occasions. Ask you server for children options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
    (Sheldon Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Main Hespeler Road Line
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-621-4180
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