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The Ancaster Mill

548 Old Dundas Rd, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3J4, Canada
+1 905-648-1828
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
548 Old Dundas Rd, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3J4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not be disappointed. Food is great and the service was fantastic. If you're looking for a nice way to treat yourself, this would be it!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank thedob32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a recent Friday for lunch with my husband, son and new daughter in law. Andrew was our server and we found him to be very knowledgeable, friendly and wanting to please. On his recommendations I tried the Spiced Maple Collins which was delicious....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sandy_Terry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly this is my first visit to the old Mill, I was absolutely blown away by the beauty and architecture. The service was extremely good, they were on top of things from opening the doors to ensuring drinks were filled. The meal was prime rib...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thisiscliff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Ancaster Mill for Sunday Supper for a birthday. What a lovely spot. The waterfalls are lit up at night and the restaurant itself is situated so that most areas in the dining room either have a full view of the waterfalls or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Waterskic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When a friend/colleague came into town, the Ancaster Mill offers a relaxed and beautiful setting where we were lucky to be in the main dining room overlooking the waterfall. The meal was just as wonderful. Served family style, the salad and venison terrine were to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Brunch for our staff. Had to book in August to get a December booking for Sunday brunch. Food was great- spread out over 3 separate locations. Was very busy with long waits for omelets. Everything else was a short wait. Everything from eggs Benedict to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Russell K
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Excelente service, nice environment, food was good however the ration is very small. I will recommend the place

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 591maribelc
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Buffet selection and food were great. Our waiter was attentive and helpful. We were seating in a lovely corner where our view was phenomenal. The venue is beautiful, both rustic and elegant. The music was fun but very much in the background so that we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Doreen D
Reviewed 1 November 2018

All 3 of us had the the prix fixe menu. The coconut squash soup was amazing as was the mushroom pappardelle and the farm duck leg. We found the basque dessert too doughy but the apple pie with gruyère in the crust and the pecan...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Our party of seven adults and two children had a lovely table overlooking one of the many waterfalls and the room, although a tad dated, is still comfortable and inviting. Pre dinner drinks for the table tookt 20 minutes to arrive and a glass of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Boxtergrl
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9 November 2018|
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Response from Leah P | Reviewed this property |
Brunch that is served on the weekends include the service od champagne. Hope this answers your question.
Julie A
2 January 2018|
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Response from Cindy J |
Yes there s valet parking.The staff are prompt and courteous.I have never had any problem with the valet parking. I tip $5.00 but that is voluntary.Enjoy your meal at this beautiful place.
Adele H
18 October 2017|
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Response from Habsfan51 | Reviewed this property |
They have been in the past so I would check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Old Dundas Rd, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3J4, Canada (Formerly The Ancaster Old Mill Inn)
    (Wilson Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-1828
The beautifully restored Ancaster Mill boasts a picturesque and Historic setting. The Dining Room features floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of waterfalls and naturally landscaped gardens. The interior decor accents the authentic look with warm earth tones and large stone fireplaces, creating a relaxing atmosphere. Ancaster is home to one of Canada"s most diverse and productive agricultural regions. With seasonal offerings inspired by Landmark Group's Earth to Table philosophy, Ancaster Mill's menus offer impeccable local ingredients from neadby farms and food artisans. The Ancaster Mill beverage selection compliments this with featured signature drinks and an expansive Wine List, including several by-the-glass selections.
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