Come for the adventure, stay for the food!
From organic produce to the most eclectic foods, Kawartha Lakes takes pride in an abundance of culinary choices. Local restaurants pride themselves on the use of locally grown produce, maple syrup, goat cheese, ice cream and meats to name a few. In Kawartha Lakes dining out offers a world of choices for every palate, from family restaurants and fine gourmet dining to ethnic foods and flavours of the Mediterranean and the orient all is available, delectable and ready when you are.
Many of the communities throughout Kawartha Lakes are home to edible delights ranging from friendly cafes to fine dining. From the freshest ingredients, to the friendliest of service your family is bound to be impressed!
Chefs understand the treasure they have on their doorstep, and many create menus based on local, seasonal ingredients that put diners in touch with the freshest most succulent and savoury dining experiences.
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Cottage-less food lovers flock to Elmhirst Resort on Rice Lake. Owned by two brothers who grow their own food, raise their own cattle and serve up refined hospitality in the Feast On certified Hearthside Dining Room.
For those looking to pack their own lunch, head to the Farmers Market in Peterborough. It’s been around since 1825!
After a bite or two, head north to the Gallery On The Lake. It’s one of Canada’s largest retail Art Galleries, and boasts a huge collection of modern, traditional and Inuit art– not to mention a fantastic lakeside view!
Hop heads need to stop into the Publican House Brewery.
HERE ARE JUST SOME OF OUR FAVORITE STOPS ALONG THE WAY:
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