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The Boathouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
116 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H6, Canada
+1 519-822-5692
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (26 reviews)
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great option for a warm day! This is the perfect spot to walk ,bike , or drive too on a sunny day. The service is great and the flavours always changing. They have added more seating but due to the downtown location and...More

Thank Ang Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited in line for 10 minutes. When we got to the door it had just turned 6:00pm on the hottest day of the year so far. They closed the door in front of us, with no explanation, and locked it. I have known many entrepeneurs...More

Thank dominictownsend02
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great place to grab an ice cream cone on a warm summer evening. The lunches made in house are always interesting and favourful. My wife, daughter and mom have enjoyed high tea there and would gladly go back. Try it you won't be disappointed, but...More

Thank geo1050101
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This place was so cozy and warm! I love how they serve the tea right in the pot for you to pour in their sweet tea cups! They have many selections including specialty teas that are fantastic! Service was friendly. Such a cute little spot,...More

Thank hughezzy23
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Easy access to this cozy restaurant. The tea selection is good, with fast and friendly service. Great ice cream selection too!

Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I've only ever had ice cream at the boathouse and I have to say it is amazing. It has a really great location right on the river so it's a great place to get an ice cream and go for a walk or sit on...More

Thank Jessreimann
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I had a vegetarian meal. The roasted veg wrap was about 50% massive pieces of onion so I ended up picking them out and I was so disgusted by all the onion that it was making my stomach turn! They would have been ok finely...More

Thank Canada_girl28
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Efficient service...very friendly. Superb food, everything was excellent. I recommend this restaurant very highly.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice time here, and the ice cream was very good. Sitting by the river was relaxing. I suggest visiting for those who just want a quiet ice cream by the river.

Thank TimHtrvrllr
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We sat and waited 10 minutes. There were 5 or 6 servers but they were mostly standing around talking. I finally walked to the counter and asked if I had to order there or if someone was going to come to the table. A girl...More

1  Thank Marina H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-822-5692
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