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The Magic Rolling Pin

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302 King Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
+1 705-745-6556
10:30 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 16:30
Sat 10:30 - 15:30
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Cobourg, Canada
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Everything I have had here is delicious, hand made, and served in large quantities. The sandwiches, quiches, soups are always top-notch, but it's the desserts and baking that are the cream of the crop here. A High Tea is available (reservations a couple of days in advance are required), and while we have yet to do that, we plan on... More 

Thank mc_eeyore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Not impressed with the food or the prices. I could easily make the same meal at home and it would taste way better then here. Stay home and save our money

1 Thank Kate B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I have been to this restaurant a couple times with my Aunts, Grandmother and mother. It is a pleasant place to eat, with good quality foods. My only concerns were that even though my mom had indicated when ordering that she eats GF, her salad still arrived at the table with a NON GF tea biscuit ( this has happen... More 

Thank Aquabluetoo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of enjoying an amazing lunch with family at the Magic Rolling Pin. The deep dish quiche was so flavorful and absolutely delicious. It was accompanied with an amazing salad including home made dressing. To top it off was an amazing coffee and the best butter tarts I have ever had!

Thank Craig251981
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had the opportunity to visit this quaint little restaurant Nov 2016. They offered true old fashioned customer service. Our lunch was homemade, fresh and delicious! We were not rushed at all and were able to enjoy a very comfortable relaxing lunch. I would recommend trying their Poached Peach Salad and Seafood Crepe! I look forward to my next trip... More 

Thank Tammy C
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Based on the reviews on Trip Advisor I stopped in here for lunch after a business meeting . The quiche was out of this world - light, fluffy - delicious. Desserts were definitely worth the calories. (Try the pecan tarts.) Our server was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I definitely would visit again.

Thank Laura P
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We tried this place last year while on a drive, as recommended on tripadvisor. We didn't have reservations, but managed to find a table. We were not disappointed. So while on a day trip to see fall colours last week, I called on the way and made reservations. Once again we were very pleased with our lunch. I had a... More 

Thank Patricia T
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We got there in the nick of time and without a reservation. Shortly after we arrived they had to turn people away. Even with the restaurant being busy, we received our food within a good amount of time. My Rueben was delicious and I love how they presented their side salad (horizontal sliced cucumbers surrounded the lettuce in the middle)... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Walked into this very homey place to be greeted by the cheery and friendly women working there. Food was very tasty -- quiche was surprisingly light (tho still filling), and apple crepe had great flavour. Nice selection of teas.

Thank skvaca
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In my view, this is the best , most consistent , restaurant in Peterborough. There are new lunch specials every week, great service, lovely setting, and fabulous food, teas, and desserts. The bacon jam is delicious and high tea is worth doing at least once. I have loved everything I eat there. I would give it a 4.5 if this... More 

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Canadian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 King Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-745-6556
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?