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The Olde School Restaurant

687 Powerline Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3V 0A4, Canada
+1 519-753-3131
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (60 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
687 Powerline Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3V 0A4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In 2014 I was married in this fine establishment. The dinner afterwards was delicious. They have an elevator to take you down to the basement where the service was I am handicapped and that was very helpful.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although pricey, the atmosphere and service were amazing. The food was great, but no 'over the top'. Juan was amazing! The atmosphere was so unique and special. The blue cheese dressing was great. I know weird but that is what I enjoyed. Not saying the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lyndatravelagent
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great brunch buffet food including delicious omelets from the five-place omelet station, poached salmon, desserts, and the excellent fresh coffee. Servers Scarlett & Morgan deserve special mention. Everything was perfect! Mini-elevator for handicap access to second floor seating. Easy access from the 403 highway west...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank 1in1000000
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This place comes with a lot of prestige, but doesn’t deliver. I think they are really hanging their hat at the queen’s historic visit. Atmosphere is good, and pianist playing during dinner was nice, but food was bland an unoriginal.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 18 November 2018

The Olde School Restaurant is our favourite place to go for Sunday brunch. The decor is lovely and the ambiance is unique. The piano player is such a nice touch. Service is always exemplary. The omelet station is wonderful, and I love the salads and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CathyLT
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We have been going to the Olde School Restaurant for the past 35 years. We always feel so welcome being greeted by the owner Gus and his staff, especially Luigi. They go above and beyond to ensure our lunch, dinner or brunch is enjoyable. Gus...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rick Josie M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

A relaxing experience with wonderful food, piano music at *just* the right volume, classy service. The world needs more places like this. My first visit, will NOT be my last. Bravo! Other restaurants should take notes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A lovely place to go. The service was the best. The decor was very interesting.We were there at noon and I had the salmon and my husband had roast beef.Perfectly served.We are going again soon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 872joan
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The decor and restaurant itself is really interesting with very retro decor and theme, think young Queen Elizabeth portraits, heavy wood paneling, busy wall paper, school themed stained glass windows and large lamp style chandeliers. There is so much more to take in and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PrairieGirl123
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We took our son and girlfriend for brunch and couldn't ask for more! We read some negative comments and couldn't disagree more. 5 omlettes were made by the master maker, drinks included! The tuxedo clad waiter deserved his tip! Will happily return.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank landjforever
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27 January 2015|
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Response from CameronJ717 | Reviewed this property |
It's been real cold here so bring a sweater & a coat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 687 Powerline Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3V 0A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brantford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-753-3131
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