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Hob Nob Restaurant

209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4588
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 1,134 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Very nice restaurant---we sat on the enclosed porch which was romantic and lovely. The food was very good along with the service. I think they should add additional menu items, but what we had was well prepared and delicious. I had the chicken and it...More

Thank janie51
Reviewed 3 days ago

We (a group of 8) had an excellent dinner at Hob Nob last Saturday night. The entire table had the tasting menu with the wine pairing and none were disappointed. Each dish was very tasty but my favourite was the foie gras . We certainly...More

Thank JMLH
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined at the Hob Nob restaurant on Sept. 13th and the food was excellent. My husband had a roast chicken dish that he described as perfectly cooked and moist , excellent. I had the salmon which was the best salmon I...More

Thank slimzeeguy
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello slimzeeguy, thank you so much for the review and for your kind words about Sean. Sean is a true professional who genuinely enjoys being able to provide the best possible service to each of his guests. I'm pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Niagara on the Lake for lunch and chose this little jewel in the Charles Hotel. My shepherd's pie was superb and the others raved about their salads. They easily earned their high ranking!More

Thank Chandler E
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Chandler E, thank you for your review and for thinking of us a little jewel. The shepherd's pie is a definite guest favourite and I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed it as well. We appreciate your kind words and do hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner. It was my birthday and the staff treated us royally. The menu is small but an excellent choice of main dishes. The salmon was melt in your mouth perfect. The desserts were excellent as well. The presentation on every plate...More

Thank Ruth B
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review Ruth B. I'm thrilled that you were able to celebrate your birthday in style. Thank you for your kind words about Alan; he is a true professional who delights in providing the same well-deserved experience to all of his...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've enjoyed some memorable dinners at this restaurant but our last visit was disappointing. We visited the restaurant for lunch. We were seated out on the rear porch and had a lovely view of the garden. We ordered our meals and as usual, we were...More

Thank foodie07450
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello foodie07450, thank you for your review, we appreciate all of our guests' feedback, both positive and constructive, as it helps us fine tune our service. I'm sorry to read that your experience fell short on expectations based on your previous visits, though I am...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our first meal of our holiday here and it has set the bar very high. The restaurant is part of a small hotel called the Charles Hotel and this is in an old 1834 house plus extension. The service was very attentive and...More

Thank srocc
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello srocc, thank you so much for the lovely review. We appreciate your kind words about our team here; both our front and back of house take great care in ensuring that each guest has the same great experience. The duck has been a guest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on the August long weekend. Was a rainy evening and we had a nice table by a front window to watch the world go by. Service was friendly and attentive. The food - where to begin? The chef is absolutely amazing -...More

Thank ice_rider
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review ice_rider. I'm thrilled to read that you had a perfect evening out and that we exceeded your expectations. I really appreciate your kind words about Chef Sperling; his creations and his team's attention to detail are one...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner her last night on a special bundle deal from our hotel. 3 courses for $55. Had the pork belly and scallop for entree followed by the cod then creme brûlée. Food was all good. Cod was Asian style and very tasty combination of...More

Thank TamaramaSydney
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review TamaramaSydney. I'm pleased you were able to take advantage of the dinner package as a guest of the hotel. The pork belly & scallop dish a guest favourite as is the creme brulee. I appreciate your kind words about your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon the recommendation of our Graystone B&B host who told us that the HobNob was hobnobbed by lots of locals, we four trouped to HobNob after Wilde Tales and an afternoon of touring the Niagara Peninsula. Our assessment of our dinner of mushroom veloute, arugula...More

Thank Jane L
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Jane L, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience & for your kind words about our team and the level of service you received. The foie gras is one of Chef Sperling's signature dishes so I'm very happy...More

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awjohn
3 August 2016|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you behave in a gentlemanly fashion.
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pianoman22
9 October 2015|
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RJCTeach
30 August 2015|
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there is no dress code required, we just kindly ask that you remove your hat when dining in the formal room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 47
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Simcoe St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-4588
  • E-mail
Description
The HobNob restaurant & wine bar serves contemporary French cuisine with a regional flare. The restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Visit the dining room, lounge, wine bar or fully licensed patio where you can enjoy a wide range of delicacies accompanied by a vast selection of Niagara wines. The Charles Hotel dining room has been recommended in publications such as Gourmet Magazine, Wine Spectator and Toronto Life and is the proud recipient of the CAA Four Diamond Award as well as the VQA Gold Award of Excellence.
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