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Blackshop

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Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada (Sheldon Drive)
Main Hespeler Road Line
519-621-4180
Website
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Neat menu

Where else can you choose from jambalaya, schnitzel, steak tartare, paella and more? Pretty cool menu, good service, decent wine list, nice environs. I would go back. Had the steak frites and a nice caesar, my host had the schnitzel and says it's the best he's had outside of Germany and Austria... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
John K
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Where else can you choose from jambalaya, schnitzel, steak tartare, paella and more? Pretty cool menu, good service, decent wine list, nice environs. I would go back. Had the steak frites and a nice caesar, my host had the schnitzel and says it's the best he's had outside of Germany and Austria (we work for an Austrian company). I'd say... More 

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Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed! We are proud of our Schnitzel, it is one of our signatures! More 

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Service is always what is expected, food is excellent and pricing isn't outrageous. My wife and I, met with 2 other couples for a pre Christmas lunch. Everything about this place is first class. This was a repeat visit by all 6 of us. We'd all return without hesitation for brunch or dinner.

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Cambridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The food is excellent.. Steak is delicious.. Chef has skilled with cooking.. It was very nice to sit down by fireplace during cold weather.. For sure I will go back there again.. You should try go there and will love there.. Also dessert is very delicious.. :)

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Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to serving again soon! More 

Kitchener, Canada
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We visted this restaurant in old location , like this restaurant a lot more , food was very good service was very good , decor very cool , Visited for fathers birthday , we used visit grey stones for his birthday , he misses those days , but he thought this restaurant was very good , we all would return... More 

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Mississauga
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

With one sibling in London ON and the other in Mississauga, Cambridge is about the half way point where we meet. This time, we had lunch at Blackshop. This is a great restaurant. The decor is slightly upscale, with comfortably dispersed seating, allowing for conversation without competition, The service was non-intrusive with some good suggestions. For lunch I had the... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is romantic and classy. Good for large groups or romantic night out. Deep fried avocado is devine as is the cesar salad. Love the wine list! Every time I've dined here I was completely stuffed and satisfied. If you have room get the mini cheese cakes

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

good food, they are really good with the pasta dishes and the fish. The fish has never been overcooked.

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Waterloo, Ontario
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

From the welcome on arrival to the Great hospitality, atmosphere and Wonderful food always a Wonderful Experience.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I am really at loss for the finer dining in this area. Where are the real best places to eat, have drinks, maybe some laughs? The food was mostly ok, but not great. If the service was out of this world, then maybe it would have made for a better evening.

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Cambridge, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Last time we ate here we were disappointed, but this time things were back to usual ... excellent! Family was visiting from BC, and we were a large group, including a 2 year old. The restaurant gave us a table that offered a bit of privacy for managing a child and having a bit of quiet to talk, while not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
    (Sheldon Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Main Hespeler Road Line
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 519-621-4180

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?