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The Magic Rolling Pin

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302 King Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
+1 705-745-6556
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Cobourg, Canada
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cozy restaurant in a period building away from mainstreet offers delicious food. However as they prepare it for you it does take time. You may ask to have them serve the soup/salad separately before the main dish - your stomach will thank you as there is nothing to eat until they serve the whole order. Also not licensed right... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our lunch was quite good. I had a green salad topped with Cajun shrimp. It was very tasty. The menu that is attached to this site is not accurate. The menu has changed significantly. We sat in the room where I faced down the kitchen open hallway, the ladies bathroom door and the cash counter. This made for poor ambience.... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Food is fresh, creative and delicious, the menu is varied, and the desserts are wonderful. Great service with lovely tea sets, they make you feel very special! Its quite small, so make reservations.

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Thank Susan B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

food is fresh. also tasty. varied menu, very friendly service. Relaxing atmosphere. Food place to take Mom or Grandmother for a nice treat. Phone ahead for reservation

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Thank Florance G
Peterborough, Canada
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Had lunch here last week and ordered the seafood crepe. Most of us know the size of a crepe. I was disappointed with not only the size of my small crepe. It looked to be a 1/4 of what I was expecting. The presentation was awkward and messy looking. Also, my salmon was dry and overcooked. The crepe was barely... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Visited for a mother-daughter birthday treat with friends (another mother & daughter). Service was excellent. We were greeted and seated as soon as we walked in the door. Orders were taken promptly and staff fulfilled all requests in a professional & timely manner. Attention was excellent. Staff were friendly and explained the menu specifics. They didn't hover but were available... More 

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Picton, Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Met a Peterborough friend for lunch at her fave spot. Excellent range of choices for lunch, and a separate tea menu with about 30 different teas (maybe more)! Chef & wife are owner-operators. Had crab salad sandwich on flatbread, with carrot-ginger soup. Lovely!

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Thank Janice E
Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Always a delicious and relaxing lunch. Service is good and menu selections are light and well-prepared.

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Haven't been here for a couple of years so was looking forward to going back. I ordered the seafood crepe which I have had a couple of times here before. Salmon was dry and I initially had trouble identifying what it was. Scallops and shrimp were also overcooked but not as much as the salmon. Crepe not presented well on... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing service with delicious food. Great place to enjoy with friends or for a business meeting. Highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $12
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 King Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-745-6556
Description
The Magic Rolling Pin is set in a beautiful Victorian style home in the downtown Peterborough area. Our intimate rooms are perfect for that special lunch or "just because" tea and dessert. Our warm atmosphere and friendly faces add to the ambiance of the elegant tea room and delicate decor.

Our service staff is focused on delivering a memorable experience sure to be talked about afterwards.

Please join us! We look forward to having you.

Join us for an elegantly served lunch starting at 10:30 am, including finely crafted entrees, seasonal salads, and divine desserts all enjoyed with your

favourite loose-leaf tea.

We are also known for our traditional afternoon tea service beginning at 2:30 pm.

Catering, take-out and private functions are available.

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