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The Boathouse

) #33 of 305 Restaurants in Guelph ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cafe, Gluten Free Options
116 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H6, Canada
+1 519-822-5692
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (23 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
09:00 - 16:00All hours
Canadian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
116 Gordon St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H6, Canada
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Reviews (82)
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Finally stopped in after driving back and forth along Gordon St. For many years. We sat outside in the sunshine and had the soup and wrap combo. They were both absolutely delicious. Service was fine and the place was extremely busy. We then shared a...More

Thank Canuck077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went this morning for breakfast, looking forward to their delicious food, & hoping that the service had improved from the last time I was there; However, I was disappointed. We were the only ones there, (9:30-10am). We got the coffee & tea, & I ordered...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have drive past the restaurant hundreds of times and just seemed to never had the time to stop and take a meal. Not being the biggest tea drinker it was not on my "bucket list" of places to go. Today I went with a...More

1  Thank Eric E
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favourite places to lunch. Delicious food that is reasonably priced and set right on the river. Loose-leaf tea served in Mismatched cups and saucers give this place a whimsical feel. Try the breakfast plate or quiche. I only wish they...More

Thank avidtravs3
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Humungous Ice Cream Cones out front, elegant tea room in back. Canoe rental outside. Neat little spot for ice cream and nothing comes close to the monster serving you are going to get. Summer time in Guelph means at least one visit here

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I went here for lunch with friends today. They have a tea service too, but we just ordered from the regular menu. They have salads, sandwiches and wraps for lunch. I ordered the quiche (Swiss and mushroom) and soup (beef and vegetable) combo ($10). It...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I come here at least once during exams because of 1) its location/proximity to the campus and 2) delicious ice cream treats! Because of academics being a bit stressful for me during the exam season, I always take a 20 minute walk with my friends...More

Thank Iris L
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A charming, quirky little tea house & cafe with lots of yummy treats and a pretty view of the river. We stopped in on a whim and really enjoyed our visit. My mom and I shared the "tea tray for two" and it was fun.......More

Thank SMH71
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was always very happy and satisfied with the food and the service at the Boathouse. This changed dramatically last Wednesday. I was there for lunch with my sister. I asked for the turkey BLT which came, it looked beautiful and tasted great. Then came...More

Thank Palacsinta
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The atmosphere was cute and the selection of pastries was very good. We tried a scone, an apple tart and a chocolate caramel tart. They were all very good. Prices were reasonable. We shared a large pot of tea but I don't think they put...More

Thank Marina H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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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