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Stirling Lodge

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2 Drummond Street, Newboro, Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Surprisingly decadent

Great food choices and a lovely dining experience which surprised our party of four. Enjoyed a leisurely meal at this remote location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
23QueenV
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Great food choices and a lovely dining experience which surprised our party of four. Enjoyed a leisurely meal at this remote location.

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Thank 23QueenV
Honolulu, Hawaii
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Visited with a group for an anniversary dinner and was disappointed by the food. Several people had the table d'hote ($27.00)which included turkey, catfish or "mediterranean"stir fry as the entree. The med stir fry was not available and instead they had a "sweet and sour" stir fry with shrimps. The beef and potato soup was good, as was the caesar... More 

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Thank CanukinParadise
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to meet locals and share in some sport bar tv viewing. Stieling is the only hotel with a sports bar on the Rideau. Watched the US Open Golf and the Womens Fifa Match at the same time while explaining to some locals why we were here in there neighbourhood all the way from the West Coast where both... More 

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ESSINGTON
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've traveled the world for 35 years as I'm a pilot for American Airlines. Have been in the finest as well as the worst restaurants . I've never been treated like I was at this establishment. We were a group of 25 that booked a private room for dining . After a long day of boating we found ourselves at... More 

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6 Thank Krtfly
ON, Canada
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We heard about the Stirling Lodge from someone in Westport. We do not regret taking their advice. The food was amazing in presentation and taste. It's a quaint place that I would like to go back to in the summer and possibly stay for a weekend. It's old and they owners have kept the old flair...lots of atmosphere. If you... More 

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Thank Gwen S
Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I'm with a group of fishermen that make the trip every May. The family that runs the Stirling Lodge is the best and take care of us very well. It's a must every year!

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Thank Matthew H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My Buddies and I, about 35 in number, have been coming to the Stirling Lodge for about 7 years. Every year the Hill Family does something to improve the lodge and environs. Last year it was the new Bar. This year, wireless internet and extended TV channels in every room. The fishing boats were improved, some with wireless trolling motor... More 

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1 Thank ChipGoodhart
Fort Worth, Texas
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I've had two experiences here, the first one being excellent and the second one being just o.k. While having a family reunion camping trip in the area, we were looking for a restaurant that would take our large group - 35 people - and found Stirling Lodge. For our large group the manager gave us our own room. Even with... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We had the lakefront rooms that were amazing. Fishing was great and comfortable on the pontoon boats. All the meals were also great, as was the service. The staff are all so friendly and professional. They are hard workers and so funny! Robyn, Jessica and Victoria were always smiling and maintained such awesome attitudes which is not easy after a... More 

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Thank Alex S
Palmerston, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We found the food very good ( I had a Salmon Burger ) and our waitress Abigail was a real treat, Prices very reasonable. Beautiful old building.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Drummond Street, Newboro, Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Rideau Lakes  >  Newboro

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

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