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The Little Inn

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26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
519 565 2611
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary...
The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary destinations, the Willow Room, and the Four In Hand Taproom. Both venues will feature bespoke menu concepts by renowned Chef Michael Potters, featuring locally sourced Huron County produce & proteins. Wine, spirits & cocktails are being realized by John Szabo, Master Sommelier.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
dinner or breakfast, you cannot go wrong

we attended with a large group from work. An entire room was dedicated to us, with excellent service, good house wine and a well decorated table. We did not look at the wine list and proceeded to taste our choices of arctic char (on a mille feuille crust) , an excellent (but a bit small sized... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
Nolinice
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

we attended with a large group from work. An entire room was dedicated to us, with excellent service, good house wine and a well decorated table. We did not look at the wine list and proceeded to taste our choices of arctic char (on a mille feuille crust) , an excellent (but a bit small sized) pickerel, and a tasty... More 

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Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I had the wonderful pleasure of eating at the Little Inn in Bayfield. Inn keeping since 1832 this place has not missed anything in it's atmosphere or delivering of services. It was like walking back in time upon entering the front doors and the dining room was amazing. The food was well presented with healthy choices, from local producers. The... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We sat at the bar and each enjoyed a wonderful glass of wine which we believed was served by the owner/manager. He engaged us in just the right amount of conversation and ensured that we were comfortable and offered seating in soft chairs in front of the fireplace as well. Upon leaving we advised how much we had enjoyed the... More 

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Barrie, ON
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our server, Keegan, was knowledgeable and helpful without being intrusive. We dined at the Inn for breakfast after staying the night before. Our meals were quick and good, but nothing overly remarkable.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Excellent Victorian settings combined with well prepared and well presented healthy choice, based on local producers. Good for a date or a small company

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Toronto
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Moments walk to the beach, quite and beautiful little town. We stayed in the cottage area of the Inn and had a private balcony and entrance which we loved. Very rustic but clean.

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Kincardine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A former Bayfield Chef recommend the Little Inn for dinner so I made a reservation. I was pleased with all from start to finish. Our kind and helpful waitress brought us to our seat in a beautiful dining room with a view outside. A lovely atmosphere! We were brought an amuse-bouche to start- a delicious dumpling- along with fresh baguette.... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Unremarkable. Very long wait. The grain portion of the meal was so crusty it could have broken a tooth.

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Ontario
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We've been before and decided to spend a night away to get through this dreary winter. They often have special wine and dine dinners on a Saturday and this one had an Olympic theme. Each course represented food and drink from top medal winning countries. What fun ! Chef and the sommelier must have had a good time putting this... More 

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Goderich, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The food is very well prepared. Very enjoyable and of high level. Reasonable price for the place and the overall quality. Reasonable, average service. Nothing special there, but quite adequate. It is the best restaurant, in my view, in a 100 km radius. You will have to go to London or Stratford to get comparable fare. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Main Street North, Bayfield, Bluewater, Ontario N0M 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Huron County  >  Bluewater  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: 519 565 2611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 52
  • Cuisine: French, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The Little Inn of Bayfield will be launching two new culinary destinations, the Willow Room, and the Four In Hand Taproom. Both venues will feature bespoke menu concepts by renowned Chef Michael Potters, featuring locally sourced Huron County produce & proteins. Wine, spirits & cocktails are being realized by John Szabo, Master Sommelier.
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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