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Olde School Restaurant

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Hwy 2 W & Powerline Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5L8, Canada
(519) 753-3131
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice setting for Sunday Brunch

I went with my husband for Sunday Brunch and we both enjoyed the ambiance. The setting is lovely, the tables are set with table clothes, nice dinner ware and it all looks quite elegant. There was a piano player, and the staff are dressed in tuxedo's. The staff are friendly. I would recommend the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Brantford, Canada
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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Make a reservation. Dress like you've been driven in a limo. Ask for the round, corner seat. You'll have a great time. Live piano music, attentive wait staff (Just try to get to the bottom of your glass of water!), a romantic atmosphere, great food, and the owner even stops by to see how you're doing. I've been going here... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

went for brunch on Sunday and was incredible value and great food as well as service. Comfortable and take you time sort of place. A pianist/vocalist played great songs, and fun to listen to songs we knew. a really good selection of brunch food including the ability to have your omelet option made for you. Wonderful atmosphere, and the queen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were five adults for brunch March 29, 2015 and although it was a very busy restaurant, the food and service were excellent. The choices were very good and the hot food items were excellent and hot!!!. There is an omelette station which served the best omelettes I've eaten with plenty of selections to add to your omelette. There was... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went with my husband for Sunday Brunch and we both enjoyed the ambiance. The setting is lovely, the tables are set with table clothes, nice dinner ware and it all looks quite elegant. There was a piano player, and the staff are dressed in tuxedo's. The staff are friendly. I would recommend the experience.The price is very reasonable, just... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ideal for a special occasion! Bring a full wallet as you will want to start with a signature drink to sip along side a starter, huge shrimp atop fresh greens and you can practically skip the salad ;) The entrees are delicious and perfectly executed. I'm unable to recommend just one. Save room for dessert !! The best part of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Attended the Sunday brunch at "The Olde School" recently. This is a nice place. The service is as it should be and there is a piano player. But I found the offerings to be limited and on the more breakfast than lunch side. There was an omelette station that all seemed to enjoy and a couple of egg dishes with... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Enjoyed a nice Valentine's Day Sunday brunch at the Olde School restaurant. Dress code would be smart casual but some people were in jeans. Make reservations is probably not necessary but we did anyway. Parking lot is small approximately 50 cars, enter the main entrance of restaurant to a small flight of stairs to the left. A reservation desk with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We go for brunch and it is very good,service is excellent they owner is there and always greating customers

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Brantford, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful ambiance, generous servings of great good, amazing service and surprisingly great prices. (Really not much more than an East Sides...for much better quality and atmosphere.). Love the piano, as well...again, it's a really nice atmosphere.

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I went for the Valentines Day special dinner yesterday, and it was wonderful, I have been going to The Olde Schoolhouse since it opened, and have always been pleased. Took my twin daughters there for their 16th, 19th, and 21st birthdays, anniversaries etcetera, and have always been happy with it. You will be hard pressed to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hwy 2 W & Powerline Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brantford
  • Phone Number: (519) 753-3131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

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