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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

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Bar, International, Canadian
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58 King George Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K4, Canada
+1 519-756-2023
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch ..I got a wrap...mine was ok but definitely not worth the high price..my wife got the burger ...with a piece of bacon that was similar to a burnt stick..she asked for new bacon..they gave her new bacon free of charge..but the burger still sucked..service kinda lacked too.

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Thank Mark B
Brantford, Canada
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for a different dinner, being a part of a hotel, I'm sure they get a lot of hotel guests. We were seated right away, they have a huge alcohol drink list, the food menu is rather large, they do have all day breakfast if you want it! We both got something with salmon in it and we... More 

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Thank Goodburn
Ottawa, Canada
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305 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant is attached to the Comfort Inn. if you stay in the hotel you get a 10% discount at Symposium. We enjoyed the breakfast specials. One was 3 scrambled eggs, bacon, toast , coffee & fruit cup. Very tasty. The other meal was 3 egg omelet with ham & cheese, loads, home fries and coffee. Easy meal was $7.95.... More 

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Thank cebcolpitts
Canada
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127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

No complaints from our party of four. Our orders: Jack Daniels Flank Steak, Chicken Souvlaki, Pork Tenderloin and Chicken PrimaVera all received high marks. Mix good food, friendly service and an interesting decor and Brantford has a winner here.

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1 Thank Abbycat47
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here as it was attached to the Comfort Inn where we stayed. Service was ridiculously slow considering there was our table of 8 and a table of 1. It was 8:30 am and it looked like there was only 1 server on. Food was ok, but overpriced.

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1 Thank Tallguy905
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I live in Brantford and we like to check out restaurants that we have never been to. We went to the Symposium on Monday, they have specials for each day and that day was burger day for $5. I ordered a chicken burger and my husband had the fish burger. Amazing food. My chicken burger was on... More 

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1 Thank Dawn D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It is becoming more regular to visit Symposium Cafe on Monday for a burger. I have enjoyed the regular and veggie burger for $5. My wife orders a side salad while I order sweet potato fries--then we share. $5 pints of beer are good too.

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1 Thank Craig S
Brantford, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ten of us got together recently to celebrate someone's 75th birthday! The wait staff were attentive and got orders straight. The prices are typical for pub-style food, although the atmosphere is family-friendly. We had a two year-old in the group and it was suitable for her to be there. The pesto mayo that they serve with their french fries is... More 

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2 Thank Mark_S_1957
Paris, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

the food is not inspired, but it is generally good, a decent patio and a very comfortable interior, if you like Italian Renaissance art . can you say Rubens ? we go there for lunch business meetings and find the service good. excellent desserts by the way.

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1 Thank djdexchange
Brantford, Canada
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46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

A good place to meet friends for lunch or breakfast. Food is decent but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, International, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 King George Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3R 5K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brantford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-756-2023
Description
Dine at this Symposium Cafe Brantford Ontario restaurant located directly in the Comfort Inn Hotel on busy King George Road, directly on Highway 403. This Symposium Cafe Restaurant location is conveniently located near Highway 403 and minutes from Cineplex Odeon Theatres.This Brantford Ontario location seats 145 indoors and over 70 seats in a scenic stunning patio, a private 60 seat bar lounge and a 25 seat private room. We specialize in Large Group settings and accommodate last minute dining functions fairly easily Hope to see you soon at this Brantford Ontario Symposium Cafe restaurant. • Beautiful Restaurant Decor • Scenic Patio Dining • Fully Licensed Bar Lounge • Private Dining Room • Located directly at Highway 403 • Located directly in the Comfort Inn Complex • Open Early Mornings 7 Days per week • Open Late Nights - Dining Available until Close • 7-Days of Promotions • Award Winning Concept Restaurant

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