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Hob Nob Restaurant

209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4588
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (84 reviews)
“tenderloin” (44 reviews)
“tasting menu” (47 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful old house where the staff is very good at what they do. Very accommodating for allergies. Had the taster's menu with wine pairings. It was amazing 6 courses and 6 wines. They are generous with the wine and the food portions...More

Thank geraldf245
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Wow!! Thank you for your spectacular detailed review. I really enjoyed the pictures you took as well of the dishes on the tasting menu. We are thrilled you enjoyed every aspect of your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Just...More

Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there while on vacation in NOTL, everything was top shelf. Food, service, atmosphere, we were very pleased with our experience. I had the halibut, best I've had hands down, the chef there goes out of his way to please....More

1  Thank Paul F
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Thank you for joining us on your recent vacation. I have let Chef know that you found the Halibut to be the best you have ever, which made his day! We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again soon, thank you again for taking...More

Reviewed May 26, 2016

Food, service, ambiance, drinks. This place has it all. The dinner was marvelous. We would go back in a heartbeat.

1  Thank newton2016
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Our group came for dinner in order to try the tasting menu. The advantage of Hob Nob is that the wine pairings are from different wineries and thus gave us an assortment to sample. The food was delicious and the wines well suited. Our server...More

1  Thank sworoams
Jason B, Manager at Hob Nob Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I am thrilled your group enjoyed the tasting menu with wine pairings. The wines you tasted are all from local wineries and are carefully selected to best accompany the flavors of each dish that Chef...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is all about attention to detail. Enjoyed the salmon and fresh pressed coffee. The building itself is charming.

Thank elizabethbennici
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We recently went to Hob Nob to celebrate my father’s 65th birthday while spending the weekend in Niagara on the Lake. Based on the previous reviews it seemed like the prefect restaurant with a great menu and a classic early 20th century home decor that...More

4  Thank iamtigger1968
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We had afternoon tea at Hob Nob restaurant on Friday May 20th 2016.  The price was expensive but the food was incredible and plentiful!  The scones were to die for and the sandwiches were very tasty as well.  The fig chutney was so amazing I...More

Thank Cheeseygoodness
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Attentive and knowledgeable service. Answered questions about the menu, the town attractions and specific questions about preparation of some if the meal items. Very good food, taste and presentation. Very pleased we decided to dine here for dinner.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Anyone that would give this establishment a bad review must be a little high on himself.we arrived 15 minutes early and were promptly seated and within about 30 seconds our waiter Darren was at our table to explain the menu and take our drink order,when...More

Thank namtas
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant as part of a day long wine tour / lunch package with Niagara vintage wine tours. Lunch was excellent. Good service. Nice ambiance. The nicest creme Brule I have ever had !

Thank Hal C
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you behave in a gentlemanly fashion.
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Response from Jason B | Property representative |
there is no dress code required, we just kindly ask that you remove your hat when dining in the formal room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Queen Street | Located in the Charles Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
    (Simcoe St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-4588
  • E-mail
The HobNob restaurant & wine bar serves contemporary French cuisine with a regional flare. The restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Visit the dining room, lounge, wine bar or fully licensed patio where you can enjoy a wide range of delicacies accompanied by a vast selection of Niagara wines. The Charles Hotel dining room has been recommended in publications such as Gourmet Magazine, Wine Spectator and Toronto Life and is the proud recipient of the CAA Four Diamond Award as well as the VQA Gold Award of Excellence.
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