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595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
+1 519-621-4180
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
“schnitzel” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
595 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Blackshop is everything a great restaurant should be. Ambiance is perfect, seating is comfortable, employees are professional and helpful. You are never rushed. Fantastic wine room. The menu was varied enough and the food was delicious. If this restaurant was in my town I'd be...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Cambridge helping move my parents to Galt and their new condo and I wanted to take my mother out for a Thanksgiving lunch. Not knowing the area yet, my Mom had been told of Blackshop by a friend in her new building,...More

Thank ChrisfromTO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello, Been meaning to try this restaurant for sometime now, what a waste,quality of food was decent, that is what you got of food, the steak size was ok, but the side of vegetables were a garnish lol, what a disappointment. A steak meal with...More

Thank SOTB1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Blackshop at lunchtime in the heat of an Ontario heatwave. The restaurant was nice and cool, the tables were nicely spaced, the service was excellent and not overbearing. We did go late for lunch, so we enjoyed a quiet atmosphere, enabling our group...More

Thank Windhund
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Fine dining atmosphere but apparently casual, beautiful place, great food. Roasted pepper soup as a soup of the day was absolutely delicious. Makes me to come back just for it alone. House smoked beef brisket was juicy and flavourful and favourite of my family. Creme...More

Thank msedona
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were looking for a "fine dining" restaurant to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday last weekend and decided to try Blackshop. Now Blackshop is not a "fine dining" restaurant by definition as they have no dress code but the food would certainly qualify. There are many...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

It use to be my favourite restaurant. I loved going there for the steak tartare, the pastas, basically everything was nice. I am so disappointed in the quality of food, the presentation. It's September and produce is at its best. Not here. The limp Caesar...More

Thank GoOutInstead
Candice K, Owner at Blackshop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I am sorry to hear that you have given up on us, as we do care about our guests and strive to have all of our guests leave happy even if things...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Six of us went for a relaxing dinner this evening . Andrea our waitress did an excellent job taking care of our group. The evening was very enjoyable, with everyone praising their meals . No one was disappointed from the steaks to the salmon. All...More

Thank GoDigIt
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of six and we were seated in a private area. The wait staff were prompt and friendly. There was a nice variety on the menu and their summer special was great value at $33.00 for a 3 course meal. Food was...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a lovely dinner at the Blackshop. Service was excellent and for the most part the food was very good. I don't believe the steaks were as good as last time. Definitely a nice place for an evening out.

Thank 439cherylm
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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