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Heather Lodge

4.8
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82 Reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Contemporary European
We invite you to enjoy patio service dining this summer on our two tiers of decking overlooking the lake. In Stage 3 indoor dining will be reserved for inhouse guests only due to capacity. No groups larger than 6 adults with social distancing! It is mandatory that all guests wear a mask to their tables and the washroom! We ask that you provide us sufficient notice of cancellation!

Outdoor Patio Dining 4 course meal from 6:00-7:30pm daily, seating every 15 minutes. Heather Lodges’ dining room offers adults a relaxing contemporary dining experience. Every meal is a “culinary experience”, offering local products created by Chef James and Chef Mike offers an assortment of culinary options featured by creativity and our seasonal product availability.

For takeout option offered daily, please call the Front Desk for a copy of the menu.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 82 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SusanB
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely presentation of delicious refined food in a picturesque outdoor lake setting. Such a treat after 5 months of not going out for dinner!

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vipJimmyD
Mobile
3 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Amazing views of the lake. Outdoor patio was perfect. The young girl who served us was fantastic, very attentive.
The food was not of the quality as related to the price. Bruchetta appetizer was burnt, pork was overcooked and dry. Soup and Salad as well as my wife’s fish were good as were vegetables. Desert was average.

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KimG
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend Heather Lodge! Beautiful and picturesque. Overlooking the water. The restaurant has implemented protocols in response to COVID-19, which made me feel safe and comfortable. It's only the second restaurant I have been to since the pandemic hit Ontario. Very friendly staff - we had Liz and she was wonderful! Food was amazing. 10/10 experience. Will definitely be going back again.

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OliverZ
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Outstanding quality, thanks for your attention to detail!

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KimB
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was wonderful eating outside on the patio over looking the lake. It’s a must go again place.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary. It was amazing! View, service and food was incredible! We will be back for sure.

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DaveW
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined at Heather Lodge for our 10th anniversary. It was better than expected in all aspects! They had a happy anniversary sign on our table with our last name as reserved. We met Maria, the owner and she was very nice. Our waitress was gloved and masked and our table was outside under an umbrella overlooking beautiful 12 mile lake. We listened to the lake, birds and boaters. It reminded us of our lakeside home with service! Our meals were to die for and we were totally impressed. Thank you.

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FredP
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed dinner this year during the COVID restrictions,,,,we lucked out that it didn’t rain!...,we go every year for our anniversary...

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LindaB
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fantastic meal on the 2-tiered patio.
Waitresses wore masks and spent minimal time and attention at our table due to Covid guidelines.
And that is to be expected.
Soups are delicious here. Main courses artistically plated and tasty.

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DarlaS
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even though it was take out and I had a 15 minute drive, food was incredible and still hot. Steak was cooked to perfection. Beautifully presented.

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Casey
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I enjoyed our meals from Heather Lodge -- they were excellent. We will definitely be ordering from this restaurant again!! Thank you for making our 50th wedding anniversary very special.

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LoisR
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always excellent! Flavourings always unique! Portions more than generous! Take out works for us!!

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StephenM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fabulous. cooked perfectly and great choices. Pick up was well organized.

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MikeS
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service and great food! We always recommend Heather Lodge.

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RickP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

We have been to Heather Lodge many times, Mother's day this year was different as it was pick up only. The taste of the food, as always, was excellent. Delivery to the car outside the lodge was perfect. What really surprised us was related to the food. We ordered the Shrimp Ceveche and were disappointed as we received 3 peeled shrimp on a bed of lettuce, far from Shrimp Ceveche. For the main course I had the "rack of lamb" which turned out to be 2 lamb chops. Not what was expected for $52 a meal. We had called and asked how many chops would there be and were told 4. We would still recommend Heather Lodge as the service, ambiance and food taste is excellent at the lodge. We will not use take out again from them.

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JoanM
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

it was excellent. Of course it was take away - so no ambiance in the picture. along with the dinner was a nice mothers day treat of a balloon and chocolates. meal was great, exactly what we ordered and service to our vehicle was great

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LynnM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are very happy that HL has decided to offer take out during the pandemic. It was lovely to enjoy their delicious food even though we were unable to enjoy the experience of being there.

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Zippy
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good choice of food items. Well cooked and presented. We visit regularly and will continue to.

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NettyA
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. I had the pickerel, so delicious.

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NateC
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food is outstanding, very nice presentation as well. Very reasonably priced and the staff are wonderful.

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vipSuzP
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have a wonderful experience here.

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KarinW
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant with a cozy, comfortable atmosphere. Service was friendly and efficient. The presentation of our meals was only exceeded by the taste - a gifted chef works here. Hopefully I will have the opportunity to dine here again.

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SteveR
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place for a relaxing dinner out with friends and family.

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Jeff
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My only suggestion would be to separate the guests a bit more. Very easy to hear the next table’s conversation, yet the inside was empty of tables. Other than that, can’t wait to come back!

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MaryB
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Heather Lodge 3 times in the last year and it’s wonderful every time! It’s the perfect combination fine dining cuisine in a peaceful warm atmosphere with friendly and accommodating staff.

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StanF
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a very enjoyable Valentine's dinner. Food and service were excellent and my spouse and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We will definitely be back!!

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JamesB
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, perfect atmosphere Highly recommend

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SharynG
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to hosts Maria and James for a delicious meal. We brought our friends as a thank you for their help in our lives and they felt very impressed with the place and the food.

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RachelM
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a beautiful stay staff were both curious and helpful they made my husbands birthday extra special and the the food was to die for would highly recommend this place to anyone but especially for couples the fire place in the room overlooking the lake was amazing

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DonC
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a our first time for dinner and I really don't know why. Heather Lodge is a GEM! The atmosphere is charming, warm and a snuggly feeling on a cold winter's night. Then the food arrives and the experience ties in body and soul to the external comforts mentioned. We had a wonderful time with another couple or our best friends.

Can't wait to go back!

Don

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Anne
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. It has great food & the staff is very friendly & helpful. Beautiful setting.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Starters were average and a bit heavy handed on dressing and sauce. Mains (chicken supreme and pork schnitzel) were much better quality and flavour. Too bad they don’t have more evolving menu...seemed to me the salads and starters were the same as they were 2 years ago when I was last there. Great setting here in the Haliburton Highlands...wish they could turn it up a notch in the kitchen.

Heather Lodge
Responded on January 2, 2020

Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it! We have change up the menu every year, with a new menu coming out this week again (taking your comments into consideration). We hope that come out to dine with us again on the updated menu for 2020!

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ShannonP
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place and amazing staff. Just love Kim and Vicky couldn't have taken better care of us. They made my birthday really special! The food is always excellent and consistent. Love dining here and can't wait to go back! Keep up the good work!

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HelenG
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal at Heather Lodge. Excellent food, excellent service, friendly staff.

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HelenG
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome restaurant. Fabulous food and great ambiance.

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BarbaraM
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Heather Lodge is our favourite restaurant. They provide excellent group meals as well.

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CourtneyB
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, service and atmosphere!! This is our go to place for special occasions and when we need an adults night out.

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ReneeG
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Never had a bad meal at the Heather Lodge. Also never had bad service. Look forward to every visit and highly recommend to anyone who values a great night out. Thank you

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MaryBethM
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our dining experience. Each course was beautifully presented and delicious.

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PaulM
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu offered varied selections for each course and all four courses were delicious. They had quite a few craft beers and a terrific selection of wine. The servers were very friendly, efficient and informative. The setting and ambiance were lovely. We would highly recommend Heather Lodge for a special evening.

FAQs

Heather Lodge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (705) 489-3257.

Heather Lodge is rated 4.8 stars by 82 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.