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Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 268 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $35
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Sheldon Drive
Transit: Main Hespeler Road Line
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English first
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I used to travel to the Cambridge area regularly 15 years ago and Blackshop was a regular stop when it was still at it's previous location downtown. My partners and I had dinner here at the current location and although the restaurant is much larger now, the food continues to be top notch. The restaurant layout has many options if... More

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137 reviews 137 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Very good service, a nice ambiance and a quiet spot. Mostly good food except crab cakes and schnitzel were both slightly overdone. Nothing else notable.

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Guelph, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We enjoyed a family dinner and took advantage of the Sunday Prime Rib special. Food, service and decor were all very nice. Two of our party ordered the Prime Rib while others tried the heirloom tomato salad and the Blackshop Schnitzel and the roast chicken (very good). Servings are generous. We normally reserve for about 7:30 or 8:00 but this... More

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Burlington, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was excited to try this restaurant on my daughter's recommendation after having a group dinner last year. We went for the Roast Beef Sunday after the Dunfield Theatre. This was a birthday celebration for two of the guests. The soup and caesar salad were excellent. Corn and chicken chowder was thick with just the right amount of spice. The... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have been several times and they never fail. It is our go-to spot in Cambridge. Great food, service and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

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Mississauga, Ontario
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We hosted our corporate Christmas Dinner at the Blackshop for 34 guests. The appetizers and meal were great as was the service and atmosphere of the venue. The guests left happy and overall we had a great event. Now booking for 2014....

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Paris, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went for a business lunch mid week and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is quite varied in the choices and several dishes are uniquely prepared. The service was friendly and quick enough for our needs. I was coming from out of town and they welcomed our request to utilize the table a bit longer than normal and take advantage of... More

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Toronto Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Pretty good food in a convenient location for highway travelers; but it can be noisey. We have eaten here a few times on our way to events in Cambridge, St. George or Stratford. The food is always good but the main room can be a bit loud. Service is OK and they have some outdoor tables under cover and others... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went for our 33rd anniversary. Our first, but certainly not last visit at that restaurant. My wife had the Peppercorn Steak and I had the Top Sirloin, the best I ever had anywhere on this planet, and I indeed have had that dish at quite a few restaurants on both sides of the Equator over the past several years. Our... More

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348 reviews 348 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Always a treat! Been here several times with friends. On the way to Chicago this time so we stopped in along the way for lunch. Service is superb! Atmosphere is wonderful! Started with a half litre of the excellent house white. Yeah, I also had a Brick dark draft. Then the food! Menu is amazing! We figured we'd settled on... More

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