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Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering

11 Wellington St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5P5, Canada (Downtown)
905-682-5518
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $60
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Well established as one of the top spots to dine in Niagara. The quality, fresh ingredients that go into creating a cuisine inspired by the beauty and bounty of the Niagara Region. Wellington Court offers a relaxing atmosphere catering to diners looking for the best quality and best value. Guests will be interested to know that the restaurant was the childhood home of Chef/Owner Erik's mother. It is all grown up now with an interior that balances contemporary with comfort, in a current and pleasing colour scheme. Erik is often behind the stoves and always behind the menu, it's flavours and the concept. His wife Dale is a warm presence in the dining room. Keeping a solid connection with the local farmers Erik incorporates what is locally available into his creations. The wine list pays tribute to what Erik and Dale feel is also special about Niagara ... it's booming wine industry. Wellington Court Catering offers services from intimate dinners to corporate parties and weddings for hundred+. Closely associated with some of the premier event locations in the area Erik's reputation, background and team never compromise on the details.You won't be disappointed at Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering!
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

For a variety of reasons - and despite the great rep Chef Eric has - a visit to this spot had always eluded us. (Prices for mains are high so we did not want to rush the experience and it always seemed we had a deadline.) We met Chef at an event and he told us to come by and... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

my friend and I had a lovely lunch here last month. Not only was the food delicious, the service was outstanding too.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Lunch is usually great here. We ordered the lobster and shrimp salad and it came on a cold hoagie roll which we quickly discarded. Everything else was good. Afterwards I suggested to the waitress that they might toast the roll in the future. She said they usually put it on the Panini press to warm it up. I wonder why... More

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St. Catharines
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have eaten here on several occasions and the entire experience is always "top notch". The food is consistently amazing and the owners, who are always there, genuinely care about your experience. The wine list focuses on some amazing Niagara wines, love the fact they support local wineries, I suggest you try some of their "hidden gems". The decor from... More

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our party of 10 discovered a beautiful gem in southern Ontario when we dinned at the Wellington Inn on Saturday, July 19, for the first time of what will be many to come! From the appetizers to the desserts, from the wine selection to the ports, the food and drink could not have been better. With one vegetarian in our... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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83 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I will preface this review by saying Wellington Court has been a local favorite of mine through the years and a top restaurant in the area, along with Casa Mia in Niagara Falls, and 2 places in NOTL ( Stone Road Grille, Ravine ). We've been here several times, so when we ate here on June 19th it was not... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband & I have been coming here for years. I can't even begin to describe how fantastic the food is. There is no where else I know of in Niagara that even comes close. We have never had a disappointing meal here and typically whatever we order exceeds our expectations! Just enjoyed a lovely Friday night on the patio... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our first impression was that the restaurant was extremely fancy. However, with limited menu options, the food did not reach expectations. For the price, it was not worth it.

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DaleCPeacock, Owner at Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback! I am happy that you have found other St. Catharines restaurants that are more to your liking and within your price range. Cheers More

St. John's, Newfoundland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I went for dinner with a group when in St. Catharines for a conference. It turned out to be a good choice -- a pleasant surprise. The food was very well-prepared (more interesting than average and good and fresh ingredients), the service attentive, and the dining room comfortable and well appointed. They also had live jazz (it was a Friday... More

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DaleCPeacock, Owner at Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again. Cheers! More

niagara falls
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have been disappointed by the food over the last few visits and after our last visit in July, have decided that Wellington Court is no longer for us. We have enjoyed the restaurant for over 10 years now and are sad to say goodbye, however, the food today is just not comparable to the food of the past.

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DaleCPeacock, Owner at Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering, responded to this review

Dear Niagara-Foodee, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant on Trip Advisor! We are sad that you are no longer a fan but understand that tastes change and as food and service in Niagara evolve to compete and compare with larger centers it is not going to please everyone. I am very happy to see that you... More

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