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Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
519-621-4180
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Ranked #13 of 266 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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
  • German first
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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
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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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Some restaurants out grow them selves, This may be the case with this one. The decor is country sleek, like being in a moxies that was build in swiss chelet. Combine this with over priced, over complicated dishes. This type of dinning may have been popular in the 90's, not today.

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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was cold, took for ever to get it the drinks were bad and they got my order wrong and the meat was cold and hard to cut!! Very bad service!!

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Julie S, Manager at Blackshop, responded to this review

We were very saddened to hear that you had such a poor experience with us here at The Blackshop. We would definitely like to hear some more details of what went wrong so that we can rectify our mistakes and improve on our service in the future. If you would kindly consent to contacting us here at the restaurant, we... More 

Innerkip
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was the first time for both couples to ever visit this restaurant. Our server, Jenny, was fantastic. She had any information requested right away, without asking and had a clear and precise description of what was being served. The entire meal was excellent, from the appetizers to the desserts it was one of the best meals that the four... More 

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Delicious and warm. Perfect description. Perfect for our anniversary. We thought everyone friendly and the food was superb. Will definitely go again.

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Waterloo, Canada
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was a meet-up with friends who we seldom get to see in our part of the world, but who have often hosted and treated us in theirs, So, expense was not an object; a good thing, because while Blackshop is very good,it is not cheap! Service was outstanding! Menu items, and daily special were explained in detail (including prices,... More 

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Additional Information about Blackshop

Address: Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J3, Canada
Phone Number: 519-621-4180
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: European

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