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Cambridge Mill
Cambridge Mill

Cambridge Mill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cambridgemill.com
  • Email: info@cambridgemill.com
  • Phone: (519) 624-1828
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 9:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 9:30am - 2:30pm
    Sunday Dinner 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Cambridge Mill
With its glass walls, open air terrace, and views of the river and falls, the dining room opens itself to the local landscape. Seen from the outside, the Mill’s Solarium wraps the building to overlook the river while providing an outstanding example of architectural harmony.
Enter the Mill and you step back in time and forward into pleasure. Open hearted and welcoming, upon entry your first glimpse might be of our kitchen staff at work on our Earth to Table cuisine. Everywhere you’ll find limestone walls, hand-carved beams, antiques, and the kind comfort that comes from cozy fireplace nooks, intimate drinking coves, and friendly, courteous service.
To complement all this, there are seasonal menus to impress even the most sophisticated palate. Outstanding food, inviting ambience, memorable service, for any celebration, Cambridge Mill more than welcomes, it warmly embraces.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Food portions were terribly small. Service was very slow. Waiter didn't ask how our food was. My wife's steak was over cooked and my lobster was like chewing on rubber. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "A great spot for any occasion or celebration. The food was amazing and the service was also. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "This place is beautiful. It was hard to focus on the group at the table, it was so easy to look around at the beauty of the restaurant and surroundings."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "My son, husband and I decided to brunch at the Cambridge Mill the week prior to Easter, knowing Easter Sunday's brunch would be very busy. We enjoyed a relaxing brunch, with a wide selection of well-prepared and presented foods. And the mamosas and caesars were tasty too! The food can't be beat - sushi, fresh seafood, carved beef, lots of salad and dessert choices, along with breakfast offerings of omelettes, waffles and crepes - and provides lots of options depending on a person's mood and appetite. And the view and opportunity for a short walk along the river bank afterwards add to the experience. Service was also attentive and efficient."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "First, the service was exemplary. Our wait staff could have made McDonalds feel like five star. There was an awesome selection of every kind of food known to man. Unique salads, chocolate fountain, desserts were heavenly. I loved the view. Everything about the experience was noteworthy. I hope my family takes me there for Mothers Day"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I love the atmosphere, and the mature clientele. The presentation of all the dishes are immaculate. The only area of opportunity would be the parking. We have often had to park at neighbouring businesses which has at times put a very negative impact on our evening, especially when the restaurant has over a dozen reserved spots."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My husband and I have wanted to try Cambridge Mill for some time food-wise it lives up to the recommendations. The steaks were perfect and the creme brulee was to die for. We loved the view of the river. The only thing negative was the large party in the back of the dining room who were so loud that we could not speak at a normal level. At no time were we offered anther table away from the noisy group nor did they ask them to keep it down in consideration for the other diners. Seeing as we spent so much on a dinner at what is considered one of Cambridge's finest restaurants, I would have thought that they would have given the noise level a bit more consideration. Too bad, because otherwise we would have had an outstanding night."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My husband and I went for a romantic dinner, we asked for a table for 2 with a view. We got neither...instead, they have us a booth, away from the window (which has the view) in a high traffic area of the restaurant. We were expecting a fine dining experience, however, it felt more like a family restaurant. Our server was pleasant...the food was okay, but over priced in my opinion. Oh, and the wine list was mediocre at best."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "It was beautiful from Beginning to End. I requested a table with a view and we were right watching the break of the River. It was gorgeous. Our server Roland was extremely knowledgeable and never steered us wrong, through our dining experience. The food was amazing. Instead of an appetizer, we started with the "Delicata". My husband got the chef's choice (which) was lamb. It was fall off the bone, delicacy. We both got the Twice baked potato and it was nothing I have ever tasted before, it was scrumptious. I had the 8 oz steak with a little bit of extra's (shrimp & peppercorn sauce) the steak was cooked perfectly. Thank you so much. We're looking forward to the Brunch we have heard so much about."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "This was our first time and we will certainly come back, the dinner was great! and Roland took good care of us."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We went to the Mill for the first time for my birthday last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. The location is beautiful and the food was really excellent, as was the service. Before going, I thought the price was a bit high for brunch, but afterward thought that it was certainly worth the price."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "My companion and I enjoyed our visit very much. For each of us it was our first visit and we were pleased with all aspects. Each of us said "we will be back." Only concern: if I had mobility problems, how do I access the restaurant? I was not thinking about this as I climbed the stairs but wondered about the issue later."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Wonderful experience. This was the best brunch we have ever had. From the beginning we were greeted by happy, cheery staff. Our waitress was welcoming , attentive and knowledgeable. Then there was the food, what do you say about the most delicious, appetitizing and visual appealing food ever but YUMMY. THANKYOU SO MUCH. We will be back."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Hair embedded in food. Charge for tap water. Noisy patrons and no music. Spraying and cleaning half of table while we were eating. I don't know where the dirt came from but guess the people before us."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "The restaurant has such beautiful scenic views of the Grand River. The wait staff is amazing, and always friendly and knowledgeable. The food is fresh, Ontario grown, and is impeccable. You never leave hungry, as the portion sizes are perfect, and sometimes even enough to take home in a doggy bag to enjoy the next day!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Food was great again. Never had a questionable meal here ever. You always feel special when you are there. Nothing seems to be too much trouble."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Cambridge Mill sits on the east bank of the Jgrand River with extensions cantilevered over the river. Great place to sit and enjoy an excellent menu. Service was attentive and subdued, staff oerceived this being an occasion and made it special for us Will return again , especially in better weather, tho the ice chunks swirling by and the Canada geese were well worth watching on a grey day"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I've gone here for special occasions and dinner nights. Always a pleasant experience and excellent food. Service has always been great for me, and I love how the menu changes seasonally. The only minor issue I would have is that you aren't always guaranteed a great view - the Cambridge Mill is known for its views of the river, and when you don't get that it's somewhat disappointing as that's part of the experience for me. Overall, an excellent location."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Excellent food and value for the special 3 course pre theatre dinner for $29. We enjoyed a salad, chicken with risotto and delicious dessert of warm honey cruellers with a small scoop of ice cream. A great evening of food and theatre and we will do this again when we return to the Dunfield Theatre."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The Mill was a nice place to sit and have a quiet meal. The building itself is so interesting and the view of the river so beautiful that it kept us fully occupied. The Caesar salad was remarkable, but when the main course (Striploin steak) arrived we felt a bit of a letdown. It was good but not better then what is served at the chain restaurants. (For a lot less money) The servers were attentive and not intruding. All in all the experience was good enough that we will return to try other menu items."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "I booked a reservation. At the Cambridge Mill to celebrate my good friend's 40th birthday over lunch and a bottle of champagne. Our meals were delicious and the ambience was perfect for a Saturday afternoon. We both ordered salads and the variety of offerings made it difficult to decide on just one! We both ended up having the beet and goat cheese salad with jumbo scallops added. Delicious!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "quiet table for two as requested with nice view, very attentive service and took time to explain the daily specials very well. I ordered ribeye medium and although it was closer to medium well, very well marbled and quite delicious. My patner enjoyed the Lobster combination and was very statisfied. This was only our second visit but will continue to enjoy an occassional evening at this restaurant"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Our dinner was absolutely wonderful in every way.Very eye appealing, service was impeccable, and absolutely delicious.We look forward to returning in the near future."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "During brunch we had an amazing, wonderful experience. Service was incredible and friendly. Can't wait to visit again."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "I have dined at The Cambridge Mill several times and have never been disappointed. There were 3 adults dining for lunch and we all agreed that the food was excellent."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "They say first impressions last a lifetime. This was our first visit to the Cambridge Mill and it was better than we could ever imagine. I found your menu on line and picked the Sunday brunch for our choice. I made the reservations on line and asked for a window seat. My daughter was happily surprised when the Fantastic cheerful waitress led us to our window seat. My daughter loved the drinks and seafood and hot table as well. She had a huge smile the entire meal. The selection of food was outstanding and I wouldn’t change the menu at all. My favourite was the chocolate fountain with mixed fruit. Hope to be back soon"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Sunday brunch was a phenomenal experience! The Mill staff certainly pays attention to details, even down to re folding our napkins as we left the table to go to the buffet. The food was fresh and exquisite. I would highly recommend The Mill, especially to impress any guest."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "We have been to the Ancaster Old Mill previously and enjoyed it immensely. There appeared to be fewer items available at the Cambridge Mill but this was not a criticism; there was more food than we could eat! There was a nice variety and everything was delicious. Of particular note was the wide array of desserts, which were fantastic. Service was prompt and pleasant. The design of the restaurant was intentional to allow maximum views of the water, which was very nice. I look forward to going back one day."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Dining at the Cambridge Mill is a true dining experience! The service level, from our arrival to departure, was friendly & very attentive without being over-powering. My wife & I thoroughly enjoyed the excellent quality food from the warm home-baked bread to the delicious & artistic main servings. As a 'spouses birthday celebration', we were very pleased with the overall experience and food experience at a very fair price, including a very nice bottle of wine. And as its name suggests, the 'old mill by the river' atmosphere made for a very relaxing and enjoyable evening of fine dining."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "You can't do better than the Cambridge Mill for a perfect dinner. Everything about the restaurant is done well. My only complaint is that it's not in Toronto. But it's worth every second on the 401. The service is excellent and they know the menu well. Leave some room for incredible desserts! The tables are spaced well so your conversations feel private."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "The risotto was incredibly crunchy and undercooked. My whole family is Italian and the server tells me that it was just al dente....I laughed and said "oh no it's not, but we can let the chef think so for tonight" and sent it away without ordering anything else since we were at the end of our meal. Myself and my grandma know how to make a proper risotto. The other dishes that we order were just good but not jaw dropping or well balanced with flavour texture and quality all together. Each dish lacked at least one component and were not consistence. I will say however, that the ox tail over gnocchi dish was balanced and cooked very well with a rich meaty flavoured. I was impressed with this one and wished I had just orders two of those."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We enjoyed our dinner very much. The service was excellent. Will recommend to everybody we know. Thank you Cambridge Mill."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Can't say enough great things about our experience at Cambridge Mill. It was my friend's birthday and our waiter brought 2 glasses of bubbly and dessert 'on the house'. The food was done perfectly, our waiter was perfect and the view was 'to die for'."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "The choices available are simply amazing. $40 per head is relatively nothing for brunch when you're eating salmon, oysters, mussels, shrimp, sushi. The cold bar is fabulous. Plus for those who love hot food - there is a carvery, waffle station, omelette station and so much more. Fresh fruit, chocolate fountains... You could spend 3 hours at brunch and still not taste everything on offer. Oh, and I almost forgot - the freshly made Mimosa's - who can say no to champagne? The food is fresh, delicious and staff simply amazing."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Went to this restaurant because we were in Cambridge for an evening event. The view and service were great and the food was good, but the prices were astronomically high, especially the wines, so the experience was less than satisfactory."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I invited my son and his girlfriend out to celebrated his birthday and decided The Cambridge Mill was the place to go after hearing such good reviews. My son ordered his steak 'medium rare' and he recieved it more rare (red blue in the center) but decided it eat it anyway. My son's girlfriend and I ordered the special of the evening, which was the ocean perch dish. It was only slightly warm, lacking in seasoning and not quite cooked through in some places, as well as a few bones present. Our celebrating mood, instantly diminished. ."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "High prices, But, fabulous food and fantastic ambience!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "This restaurant has exceptional ambiance, food and service above the vast majority of food establishments in the KW area."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The setting is amazing, very picturesque, our food was very good for some but it was just OK for me. And with the prices we expected great for all. We had trouble hearing the waitress due to the noise level in the large room we were seated in and I believe that is why I missed that fact that the food I selected was very citrus tasting (not my favourite). For the others in my party their food was great and the fireplace is lovely at this time of year!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Wonderful variety of well prepared excellent food in a lovely setting. Excellent service."
    Dined on 3/2/2014