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Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering

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11 Wellington St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5P5, Canada
905-682-5518
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Well established as one of the top spots to dine in Niagara. The quality...
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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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 59
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our family celebrated a birthday at Wellington Court on Friday night and we had a spectacular meal, as usual.

Easily the best restaurant in Niagara... The food is high quality, interesting and prepared perfectly. They even switched the sweet potatoes to regular mashed potatoes for my teenaged daughter. This is the ideal place for a special meal and all of the staff is outstanding. I also love their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Anne-MarieKee
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St. Catharines, Canada
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Easily the best restaurant in Niagara... The food is high quality, interesting and prepared perfectly. They even switched the sweet potatoes to regular mashed potatoes for my teenaged daughter. This is the ideal place for a special meal and all of the staff is outstanding. I also love their lunches. Excellent all round!

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Niagara Falls, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Wellington Court has excellent cooks and we like everything except the deserts. There are no fruits. We would especially like to see fruit pies on the menu. Our favorite is rhubarb which is available frozen all year. We are a fruit growing area so there are other choices. The chocolate thing is overdone. Tricia

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very tasty meal in a romantic candlelit setting. We enjoyed the local Niagara wine and the Ontario lamb dinner was perfect.

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Loved this place! Just a last minute decision for lunch and what a fabulous decision. The soup was one of the best mushroom soups I have ever had. The fish was superb and my sons Pappardelle was outstanding. Cant wait to go back. Oh and excellent service too. WE are both chefs. Quite fussy and rarely give a full marks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Took my 2 daughters and wife out for the most amazing dinner at Wellington. This small restaurant has the most amazing atmosphere and the staff made us feel so welcome. No need for a special occasion to be treated to an evening that you'll be dying to come back to.

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

Wow BigRobby122 !! Thank you so very much for the lovely review of our family owned + operated restaurant. It means so much to us that you enjoy what we offer and it is a place you want to bring your family !! Cheers - Dale + Erik More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Wellington Court is one of our favourite upscale dining venues in St Catharines! Their Downtown Delish menu selections exceeded our expectations, servers were well versed in wine selections and very professional in their attentiveness to our table. Changes have been made to the restaurant décor since we were last in - very chic and appealing. There were so many highlights... More 

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

Wow! Thank you so much for your review. It is so nice to get this kind of feedback for doing what we love. Hope to see you soon. Dale + Erik More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Met friends for dinner last Sat nite and enjoyed the Downtown D'Lish 3 course prix fix dinner selections. Charred trout was delicious as well as black cod, chicken and steak, We were able to bring some fine bottles of wine with a corkage fee of $15.00. Everything was great until the end of the meal when the waitress reminded us... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Wellington on Trip Advisor. It helps us to understand the customer experience in our effort to make it the best we possibly can. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed everything and took advantage of our BYOB program. I am sorry that you felt rushed to leave at the end... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

After my experience on Friday night, I have decided that I don't eat here enough! The food is fantastic, the best restaurant in St. Catharines, hands down. The service is impeccable and the atmosphere is quaint and elegant. If you are looking for an excellent meal, a romantic dinner or a night out with friends, this is the only place... More 

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

Thank You!!! What a nice thing to say. We think you are Superb as well! Dale + Erik More 

Canada
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went on a Tuesday evening. They were having there winter delicious menu on. Everything we ordered was good, proper temperature and lovely presentation.Service was good and friendly. I had the steak, Caesar salad, my husband had the cod, while they nicely poached for him as he is gluten free. They custom made a salad for him and served him fresh... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had dinner here with another couple on a busy weeknight in mid December. It is one of their favourite restaurants and they have dined here over many years. They were not wrong. The service was attentive and the food, delicious. We sampled the charcuterie tray, oysters, salt cod fritters and mushroom soup for appetizers and all were outstanding. For... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Wellington St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 905-682-5518

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 60
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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!
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?