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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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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (84 reviews)
“tenderloin” (43 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

First time back in a few years, because we were advised new ownership had improved food an surroundings. Prices are relatively high, but menu is interesting and service was find.More

1  Thank JKaufman804
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thank you for the review JKaufman804, I'm happy to see that you paid us another visit after several years and found everything to be as good if not better then before. We feel that our menu prices fairly represent the quality of the ingredients and...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We recently dined at the Hob Nob situated in the restored 1832 Charles Inn for our anniversary. What a wonderful experience. It was so nice to be away from the craziness of the main strip. Being located beside the golf course and Queen Street you...More

1  Thank mezzopiano62
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thank you mezzopiano62 for taking the time to write such a lovely review which so accurately highlights all of the things that makes the HobNob Restaurant at the Charles Hotel so special and unique. I will be passing along your kind comments to Chef Steve...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

This restaurant is located in an elegant old hotel. We had a 5:30 pm reservation on a Friday evening. We arrived a bit early and asked if we could sit in the lounge, rather than the more formal dining room. "No problem" said our 20-something...More

Thank editorwannabe
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Hello editorwannabe, I appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences while dining with us. The salmon on our lounge menu is very popular with our regular customers and I'm glad to see that you enjoyed it and that your friend enjoyed the mac...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

My girlfriend and I spent the day in Niagara on the Lake to celebrate our 1 year dating anniversary. I made a reservation using Open Table, and the restaurant was able to seat us about 20 minutes before the time I had originally booked (it...More

1  Thank ellisivey
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Hello Ellisivey and thank you for the nice review. I'm very happy to see that we were able to add to your memorable anniversary and we hope there will be many more to be celebrated (and hopefully here with us)! You can never go wrong...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited on a Saturday night. We were seated promptly but had to wait 10 minutes plus for the server to show up. She took our drink order and that took another 15 minutes to arrive. Ordered dinner and waited 40+ minutes more for food to...More

Thank davechardon
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Hello davechardon, thank you for letting us know about your experience. I regret that you didn't have the experience that we are known for here at the HobNob. I would appreciate it if you could email me directly for some additional details and so that...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

I visit this place frequently just for the breakfast or even lunch , to sit outside under their yellow umbrellas , altho its on Queen Street, its away from the crazy downtown. The building is beautiful historic and the fountain in the background gives it...More

1  Thank NotlTraveller007
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thank you for reminding everyone about our lovely outdoor patio NotlTraveller007. The trickle from the fountain and our yellow umbrellas make the patio an inviting and comfortable place to enjoy lunch or dinner and is just far enough away from "downtown" to keep away from...More

Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had a reservation made for 6 people over one week ago and we found out the staff didn't know about us. We were with a private tour. It took way much more time than the average upscale restaurant to serve us. Whether you forget...More

Thank Martelu
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thank you for your review Martelu, we appreciate all feedback from our guests, both positive and constructive. We regret that the information about your private tour was not communicated to us from the tour provider however once you were seated your meal progressed at the...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

So far, we have never been disappointed. I am the only one with room for the Yellow Fin Tuna Tartar - scrumptuous!!! Then I felt 2 sets of laser eyes on my Tuna Tartar and shared. Can eat that all day long!! The amuse-bouche is...More

1  Thank Bushliewoo
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Thank you for the great review Bushliewoo, you clearly had a wonderful evening here with your family and friends and we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. Our kitchen team takes great time and care in the preparation of...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I had pre-theatre dinner here (with a reservation beforehand). Lovely dining room setup in traditional and tasteful style. The menu was fairly small but very interesting. Prices are somewhat higher than a typical decent restaurant, but the food was actually very fine;...More

1  Thank RVW
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Hello RVW, I'm happy to see that you had an enjoyable evening with us. As you noted, the size of our menu reflects the freshness of each dish and the care with which each component is prepared. We appreciate you taking the time to write...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Privileged guest with my friends. We ´ve enjoyed the dining-room, The menu and The wines. The waitress was very competent and Nice. She was pregnant. I loved The 13th street ice wine with my dessert ! This place is A must-go !More

1  Thank Cecile1611
Kyle B, Guest Relations Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Hello Cecile1611, thank you for the review and your kind words about Jill. She is a true professional who loves knowing that each of her guests go home having had the best experience possible. I hope you'll be back soon to sample some more dessert...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
8 October 2015|
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Response from Jessica V | Property representative |
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RJCTeach
30 August 2015|
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Response from Jason B | Property representative |
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$46
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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