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The New Rideau Restaurant - CLOSED

7780 Merlyn Wilson Rd, Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
+1 613-258-7272
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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American, Canadian, French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
7780 Merlyn Wilson Rd, Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I order the burger and Caesar salad. Both were very good. The ground meat was of excellent quality. The Caesar dressing was well made. I have no reservations recommending the restaurant. It is certainly better than similar restaurants in Kemptville.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went to the New Rideau for their New Years Eve night. The menu was a preset six course meal that everything from classic soups and salads to home made sorbet. Our starters were scallops and pork belly and the presentation was exquisite. Our entrees were...More

Thank EvZim
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A nice looking clean restaurant with a good ambiance located on the outskirts of Kemptville. This was our first visit and it was a little disappointing. We were the first to arrive and had the place to ourselves . Prices ran from $14 to 27...More

1  Thank L B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

away overpriced $22.69 2 REG.. 2 EGGS & bacon small portion hash browns same breakfast only bigger with baked beans golf coarse Iroquois inside $12.00?marion.. m..More

1  Thank papajoe63
Hemke V, Owner at The New Rideau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

We're not completely sure about the validity of your complaint,but we would like resolve it. The New Rideau restaurant is currently serving fresh fruit as a side dish at breakfast. Home-baked beans will not be offered until later in November. We do not compete with...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016

What a great place to meet & have breakfast. Comfortable decor, never rushed if you want to linger & chat over coffee. Best of all the great selection is all tasty. I have always had a positive experience here.

Thank flmarg1
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Been here a few times for dinner and our last visit was the best by far! Very accommodating and polite staff. Great menu and wine knowledge. When my food arrived at the table I was in awe at the beautiful colours of fresh vegetables and...More

Thank halfglassfull219
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went there with friends who have come to this restaurant a lot. The atmosphere was casual. We were there for Sunday Brunch or lunch. It was a modest menu of breakfast and lunch selections. I'd say more heavily on the breakfast selections. Service and...More

1  Thank canadian-eh777
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The New Rideau has been a restaurant we've frequented over the last few years, and is close to the Ottawa River just south of Kemptville. It's a nice space, and has been a nice spot for dinner up until the last year or so. Our...More

2  Thank kvillekgn
Hemke V, Owner at The New Rideau Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

kvillekgn, We are very sorry that you had a sub standard experience eating with us, just over a month ago we took on a new and very talented chef and we would like to invite you back and offer you a 50% discount on your...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

I have been going to this Restaurant for 2-3 years for breakfast, however, it will be my last one. Not only have they reduced the portion, they have increased the price slightly and now charge extra for coffee, which makes a grand total of $15+...More

1  Thank RobbOttawa
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I hadn't been to this restaurant since they changed management. Friends told us that the fish and chips on Fridays was a pretty good deal. We decided to try it with our grandchildren on (Friday the 13th ). The kids meal was pretty good, hamburger,...More

3  Thank RichardM6092013
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7780 Merlyn Wilson Rd, Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kemptville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-258-7272
  • E-mail
Full-service family dining open 7 Days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beautiful patio and screened-in porch for outdoor dining. Special occasion and large group celebrations. Watch for our live music and Dine & Dance events.
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