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Blackshop

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595 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada (Sheldon Drive)
Main Hespeler Road Line
+1 519-621-4180
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 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: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Business Lunch

we were seated promptly in a private area that was perfect for our business lunch. The waitress gave us plenty of free time. When we ordered the food was served promptly and hot. The soup was exceptional as was the Rueben. The salad was large. Good value for the money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
amedeo c
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we were seated promptly in a private area that was perfect for our business lunch. The waitress gave us plenty of free time. When we ordered the food was served promptly and hot. The soup was exceptional as was the Rueben. The salad was large. Good value for the money.

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Thank amedeo c
Thornbury, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant handled our group (40+) superbly - the food was great and the servers did an excellent job of keeping up with everything and maintaining a pleasant attitude. Job well done!!

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Ontario
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310 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently met a client there for lunch. Wanting to go to an upscale restaurant convenient to both of us we decided on The Blackshop. I have dined there often in the past and the food has always been excellent. The recent visit did not disappoint. The menu is very broad with choices for almost anyone's taste. For a special... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted a nice night out for my birthday & called the restaurant to see if they were child friendly as we had invited my (well behaved) 4 year old nephew to join us. I was really impressed with how family friendly they were given that they are a finer dining option. We were seated away from the main dining... More 

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Thank jnuge054
Cambridge, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owned and operated by good friends this restaurant is a haven of good food, good wines and welcoming feel- good service. Lovely ambiance, great staff. Will continue to patronize often.

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for lunch today and it was absolutely fantastic, we had the schnitzel and the blackshop schnitzel, both were excellent ! The service was very good and the price were reasonable. Overall, I was very impressed

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Thank Karini72
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received a Blackshop gift certificate last year and finally got a chance to use it. What a treat! A phenomenal restaurant all 'round. All the staff are superb: attentive and accommodating even on a VERY busy Saturday evening. Since we had a late lunch we weren't overly hungry so we had the tomato bocconcini salad and the arugula citrus... More 

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Thank Kris S
Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to serving your hungry bellies on your next visit! More 

Milton, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I reserved a small private room for the 12 of us. The service and food was excellent. All the orders came out together hot and fresh. The private room was intimate without being crowded and a nice touch. Considering the area is mainly fast food and strip malls it was nice to find some more elegant dining.

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Thank melge_85
Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a try. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your experience! We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Cambridge, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Was a very upscale restaurant. Very romantic intamite setting. Food was delicious especially the deserts and the gnocchi. Pricing normal for fancy dining. Very peaceful and staff are excellent.

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Thank HollyPierre
Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, we are very glad you enjoyed! best wishes in the new year. More 

Cambridge, ON
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

If you are looking for a more upscale dining experience on Hespeler Rd in Cambridge, this is the spot! Excellent food, great service, and a warm atmosphere. This is a great spot for lunch or dinner!

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Thank SoxFan08
Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for sharing your feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 595 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
    (Sheldon Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Main Hespeler Road Line
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-621-4180

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?