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the swiss country house

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$$ - $$$
German, Swiss, European, Canadian
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50 Robinson Rd, Magnetawan, Ontario P0A 1A0, Canada
+1 705-387-9292
16:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The dining room here is very comfortable and decorated in the traditional Swiss style. The menu is quite extensive. Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted and immediately seated by the window, where we had a spectacular view of the lake. Our waitress was very pleasant and service was great. We had come hungry, but, as it turned out, not hungry... More 

Thank Zofia P
Chelmsford, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is gorgeously decorated and feels authentically Swiss. From the long horn, cow bells, wooden skis to the beautifully crafted bar, time in this locale feels like a breath of fresh (read Alps) air! The Sunday brunch fare was varied and delicious!

Thank Ministicgirl
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The Swiss country house is a great restaurant that never disappoints! We have visited countless times and have tried many items. I love their pickerel on the famous Tuesday all you can eat pickerel night! They cook the fish differently on this night than it is offered on their menu. The potato rosti is so good! We love the schnitzels... More 

Thank W58
Stoney Creek, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great place to eat. All you can eat pickerel night is one of the best. Buffets are amazing. Lots of tables and staff you never have to wait.

Thank tom4343
Flesherton, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went there last Friday for the Senior Buffet lunch, it was very good, This was the third time going, the first time was for Sunday Brunch, the eggs benedict were the best I have ever had.

Thank Bev F
Woodbridge, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Wow...what a find. Warm and inviting with an authentic Swiss menu. The food is fresh and delicious. Lisa our waitress gave us great advice to navigate through the extensive menu. The schnitzel is better than the schnitzel served in Zermatt. Portions are large...come hungry. We will definitely be back and I would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank Robert C
Barrie, Canada
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138 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The feel of an authentic Swiss restaurant is certainly achieved by all the Swiss decor items. Even equipped with a "Stammtisch" no less. The view is certainly well worth the trip. With all those scenses satisfied I was hoping for a more authentic meal. Rösti for example would be a crispier affair rather than taken out a covered heat tray... More 

Thank canadamaus
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Wow. What happened to this restaurant? My family and I went there after the Sunflower Festival today. We arrived and there was a small line up. We waited 30 minutes for a table (no problem there it was busy). When we got our table we made a point to order right away, we were all famished. Then the eternal wait... More 

2 Thank Jason T
Brighton, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Again tonight we experienced a great meal, excellent service from our waitress Lisa, apps and mains were well presented and flavourful. Looking forward to our next visit!

Thank Brian6207
Southwestern Ontario
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Had dinner there with the family. Food was very good, but expensive. This is not a place where you would eat everyday since you'd go broke in short order.

Thank F4Phanthom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 34
German, Swiss, European, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Robinson Rd, Magnetawan, Ontario P0A 1A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Magnetawan
  • Phone Number: +1 705-387-9292

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?