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The Magic Rolling Pin

302 King St, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
+1 705-745-6556
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (40 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
302 King St, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend had the patience and willingness to take me out for breakfast at this pleasant tea house. This is the perfect restaurant for a mother daughter meal as it is a very feminine restaurant. We ordered the Eggs Benedict on the menu and were...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is superb, although the portions are quite small. Great if you're just looking for a light lunch or tea and dessert, but not ideal for anyone with a large appetite.

Thank Anonymous3311
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I went to this place sat inside and had an incredible lunch and tea. Went back a second time. Sat outside and felt let down. Was always waiting for staff to come back, like we were forgotten about. Bees were everywhere and had to go...More

Thank Tara T
Nick W, Owner at The Magic Rolling Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hello Tara! Thank you so much for your review. We always like the feedback to continue to ensure each guest is always receiving the great customer service we pride ourselves on. Our sincere apologies that your experience was not up to our normal standards. We...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We are 4 "girls" who took our friend there for a Birthday lunch yesterday; we reserved a table (a must). The service was great and our lunch was amazing! the only downside is they don't serve Wine; but after all it is a tea house...

Thank Sominex
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I wish I could go back right now! The attention to detail and the casual yet elegant touches at the Magic Rolling Pin were really great. They don't really match the name. Loved the linens on the table and the fine china. The food was...More

Thank dana r
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My girlfriend took me a surprise treat lunch....it was amazing. I had the chicken sandwich...delicious with a wonderful salad that was bright and refreshing....the atmosphere was quaint and felt like we were back in grandmas parlour....bought some scones for breakfast...heavenly!!!

Thank Robbiequilts
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Peterborough and googled restaurants nearby. “The Pin” popped up. We were looking for a nice light lunch. Google maps gave directions. We were pleasantly surprised. A great little spot with terrific food and atmosphere. Service was great too, even though they...More

Thank cycle9675
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A lovely decor in a former private home. We had the tomato chili style soup which was a little cool. we had the eggs benedict quiche and the seafood quiche, which were both excellent.

Thank Cannuk2014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I met friends there for lunch today. I ordered Quiche of the Day. The server brought it and said it doesn't look so good but it will likely taste fine. It looked like custard pudding, had no texture and very few vegetables....More

Thank Paul M
ChefNick13, Owner at The Magic Rolling Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Paul, I am so sorry that your experience was not up to our usual standards. I do want to clarify though that the management and ownership has not changed in over 3 years, and we still take just as much pride and dedication to...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I booked a tea for 4. Cost over $150. Was mediocre at best. While having our tea, we could hear owner shouting at staff member. Most offputting. Likely won't return any time soon.More

Thank Kate K
ChefNick13, Owner at The Magic Rolling Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Kate, Thank you for posting your review so we are aware of your experience with us. Can I ask what day you came in? I'd like to look into why the high tea was not up to standard. Also, it is not unlike our...More

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Clyde G
6 September 2017|
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Response from debrakgrose | Reviewed this property |
Here is their contact information - you could call or email them directly. They are wonderful to deal with, very welcoming and wanting your visit to be a good experience. Phone: 705-745-6556
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Kerry H
10 April 2017|
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Response from skvaca | Reviewed this property |
Check out the menu on the website. Looks like $25pp for adults, $15pp for children.
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Fibresweb
12 February 2015|
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Response from ChefNick13 | Property representative |
Hi Wendy, yes we do have selections that are gluten and lactose free. Ask for me - Chef Nick, when you come in and I would be more than happy to take you through the menu and let you know what options are available. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 12
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 King St, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-745-6556
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Description
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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