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Elements on Hollis

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1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada (Terminal Road)
+1 902-496-7960
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Today
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Elements on Hollis provides some of the best cuisine in Halifax...
Elements on Hollis provides some of the best cuisine in Halifax. Accompanying the amazing food at Elements on Hollis, the Halifax restaurant offers Nova Scotia wines from eight wineries, and beer from two Nova Scotian distilleries and breweries. Elements on Hollis has a delicious brunch buffet every Sunday from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 111
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great Buffet While Storm Stayed

We had stayed over for the Sunday of Valentines Weekend and decided to do the buffet , everything was great, especially the chocolateolate fountain and service!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
WhJet
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Ingonish, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Ingonish, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had stayed over for the Sunday of Valentines Weekend and decided to do the buffet , everything was great, especially the chocolateolate fountain and service!

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Sometimes the best way to be storm-stayed is with pure decadence! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our spread - the chocolate fountain is definitely one of the many highlights! We hope to see you again soon. Until then, Simon McLinden More 

Halifax Region, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Back for year two at the Westin for New years day Brunch - came a bit earlier this year (you should pre book your time) Food and service were top notch same as last year. Lots of choices breakfast or lunch or dinner - they had it all. Roast beef this year was awesome - a must have. Service was... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

It's always great to hear from satisfied clientele! Our holiday brunch is unparalleled to any other in the city. We try to offer a large selection of decadent foods to satisfy everyone; our tender roast beef is always a favourite! I'll be sure to pass your kind words onto our staff. Please join us again any Sunday or upcoming special... More 

New Glasgow, NS
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Had the pleasure of eating at this restaurant a few times now, with the most recent being in early December. We had a reservation, but discovered upon our arrival that we were the only ones there. Our server was very personable, offering suggestions and making small talk. Food has a local flair to it, sourcing many ingredients from across Nova... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to elements on hollis. Our servers are some of the best, I'm very happy that you were satisfied with the quality of service at our restaurant. Please come back the next time that you're in Halifax. Regards, Simon McLinden More 

New Glasgow, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I will begin by saying the service here was fine but the food was very disappointing considering the price. I sometimes try to rationalize an excuse for a bad meal but this time I simply can't. One entree was spaghetti at $21 and that was all it was. Whole wheat spaghetti with some spinach and tomatoes and other veg. No... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you were not satisfied with your meal at our restaurant. I would like to discuss your experience further if possible. Please contact me at simon.mclinden@thewestinnovascotian.com at your earliest convenience as we take our customer's feedback very seriously. Until then, Simon McLinden More 

Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What can I say? Excellent! I believe my last review suggested the buffet include pre-cut fruit salad... well unless I missed it last time, I can most assuredly state that it is available now. Reception: Fast, friendly and professional . Service: Excellent. Buffet: Their breakfast buffet is one of the most extensive I have seen in the many hotels I... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of elements on hollis. I'm so happy that your were able to enjoy our delicious breakfast buffet. Our omelette bar is a great hit with most of our guests; it's great that you were able to indulge! We pride ourselves on the service which we offer our guests, thank you for your kind words... More 

Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There is a chef during the weekend brunch that makes your fresh omelet to order or will prepare a Belgium waffle with lots of fluffy whipped cream and fresh fruit. There is also a large selection of fresh pastries, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, fresh smoothies, lots of juice, etc.. Lots of selection and good quality buffet at a... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

It's great that you had a chance to try our famous weekend brunch! Our Belgian waffles are only a small part of what makes our brunch so special, but they're definitely one of the star qualities along with our omelets. Please join us again any Sunday! Many thanks, Simon McLinden Manager More 

Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Decided to take the family here for a celebratory brunch today...we haven't done a hotel all inclusive brunch for a very long time. There were 13 of us and the first disappointing thing was that we were seated at 4 round tables pushed together up against a wall. Difficult for all to fit in and more difficult for anyone to... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of elements on hollis. We're so happy that you decided to join us for our popular brunch buffet. We're sorry that you were not satisfied with the quality of our brunch, and assure you that this is not normally the case. We strive to make our brunch the best in Halifax, and will take... More 

Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

I usually avoid restaurants in hotels as they are often mediocre but thought I would give this place a try based on other reviews. And I'm glad I did. My (male) server was highly professional, not always a given these days. I ordered the lobster roll and side salad ($19) and it arrived promptly. The food was nicely presented and... More 

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NCHR, Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Elements on Hollis! I'm very happy that you enjoyed the lobster roll that you ordered - it's one of our favourites too. I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to the server. Please join us again any time! Until then, Simon McLinden More 

Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I decided to splurge a bit for the full buffet breakfast. Pricey? A bit at $17.95, but it's a restaurant in a very nice hotel so... it is what it is. There is a small egg-chef station preparing "eggs-as-you-like-'em", waffles, etc. They looked great by the way! One can also help themselves from the hot-bins (rather, warm bins) filled with... More 

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NCHR, General Manager at Elements on Hollis, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that our staff was attentive and that you enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. In the future, be careful parking at the grocery store, as it is reserved for their customers, and is regularly monitored by security. Thank you again for choosing to dine with us. We hope to see you... More 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
    (Terminal Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-496-7960

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 26
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Elements on Hollis provides some of the best cuisine in Halifax. Accompanying the amazing food at Elements on Hollis, the Halifax restaurant offers Nova Scotia wines from eight wineries, and beer from two Nova Scotian distilleries and breweries. Elements on Hollis has a delicious brunch buffet every Sunday from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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