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Hunter St. W, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This cafe is flowing with milk and black honey

Here for Sunday brunch. The options sounded mouth watering. We each chose something different, adding the lavender shortbread on the recommendation of another reviewer. This place gives off a hip vibe, complete with local artists' work and your choice of coffee mugs culled from radio station... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
Barbara A
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Thornhill, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Thornhill, Canada
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Here for Sunday brunch. The options sounded mouth watering. We each chose something different, adding the lavender shortbread on the recommendation of another reviewer. This place gives off a hip vibe, complete with local artists' work and your choice of coffee mugs culled from radio station freebies or choices from granny's kitchen. Verdict? Food...very yummy and beautifully presented. Portions...more than... More 

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Saint-Sauveur, Quebec, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Coffee is fantastic and all there homemade snacks are delicious. I also like to go for a good tea. The service is always good and very friendly. They are open late in the evening and have a backyard patio in the summer. Books and table games are available and free to use.

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Huntsville, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I visit friends in Peterborough on a semi regular basis, and this is where we go for coffee. It's open fairly late, (a rare occurrence in the 'borough) and I have not had a bad cup of coffee yet. The desserts are sweet and worth the price; I should really try something else on the menu, but the cheese cake... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Delicious brunch options. They also have amazing lavender shortbread cookies. Try one! Tiny little front patio, but a great place to sit. Friendly staff.

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Peterborough, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I love it in here! Great coffee and desserts, I have never tried their savoury dishes but the sweets are great, vegan and gluten free options, great atmosphere and outdoor sitting as an option.Great place to go for coffee!

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Timmins, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This is a really cozy cafe with amazing desserts. The chocolate cake is amazing, and so are the coconut-raspberry bars. That's not saying the rest isn't good, because it's great! Those were the 2 desserts that stood out. The staff was also really nice and helpful, despite a new employee who we had some trouble with. The good thing is... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

I've had the chocolate cake twice now and I'm telling you it is the best darn cake in the world. I had it at a friends house party and I went into the shop for a piece another day. Wow. Go get the chocolate cake. There are no words. You will not be disappointed. The shop is small and awkward... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Met some friends after work for coffee & desert. My coffee was excellent but when my friend ordered hers, they said they had no more vanilla. Sat in back room which was comfy but without a decent heating system on a very frigid January day, we couldn't even take our jackets off and as a result did not stay long.... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I found the baked goods dry and nothing to write home about.to be honest the cookies from costco are better. Its hipster heaven if you're into that.which i am not. And the hipster wannabe "earthy..politically correct convos" are a boring. You can smell the fake smiles. Will never return.

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I am intolerant to gluten and Black Honey always has decadent gluten free offerings. The portions are reasonable and so is the price for the quality of the food. The place is small and I have never felt like staying to eat as I would feel like I was on display so I always take my food to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hunter St. W, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Café, Bakery
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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