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The Whistling Duck

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
+1 613-475-4142
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight, I dined at the Whistling Duck for my first time. I was with a group of ladies who dine out often and together. Most of us agreed, the price we paid was high for what we got. There are other restaurants around our area...More

Thank suitcase2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a family birthday a group of 23 of us went at short notice to the Whistling Duck for dinner. They were very accommodating and gave us great service and an excellent dinner. The food arrived hot a timely fashion. Prices were reasonable. We will...More

Thank clasam59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food & views are excellent but it was a very busy Saturday night. The staff were working very hard but it seemed there were not enough on duty. We were looking forward to a nice evening out for dinner, but it was a disappointment...More

Thank colour2018
Reviewed 5 March 2018

When the restaurant was Dougalls it had better food and prices. The server took her sweet time to bring me what I ordered to drink, the restaurant was not busy. I ordered seafood pasta and only when the waitress was putting the plate in front...More

Thank pinebreeze111
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The whistling Duck overlooking Presqu'ile Bay has been open for over a year now and it is a great place to go for lunch, especially on a sunny day. It was called Dougal's on the Bay by the previous owners. And the food is as...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Sat beside a window overlooking the frozen bay. Beautiful. Fish and Chips meal and ribs with generous portion of vegetables were okay. Service was friendly and quick; though we felt it a little pushy at the end--bill came before we finished our drinks.

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Early Sunday evening and only 4 tables were occupied. Our server was friendly enough but not very attentive once we received our mains. My brother said his burger wasn't bad and my mom didn't mind her chicken dish but my seafood fettucini was horrible!!! My...More

2  Thank Carol J
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at the Whistling Duck with 10 members of my family. Service was prompt and dinner was served together, no one had to wait on their meal. Food was very good and hot. Our waitress was friendly and genuinely enjoyed her job. The evening...More

1  Thank OntarioGeordiegirl
Reviewed 12 December 2017

It always surprises me to read a very poor review of a restaurant, then I visit it and the review can be nothing further from the truth. Yes, during rush periods every business everywhere on the globe face challenges. Driving back from Kingston to Toronto...More

1  Thank Rick4141
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My wife and I went to the Whistling Duck last evening because we heard that the service and quality of food had improved since new ownership. This was not our experience. We were greeted by a hostess who was very annoyed that we arrived 15...More

Thank glsmithe12
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Carol Ann W
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Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
Great food, atmosphere, service and prices. The views are ausome too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Harbour St | Ontario, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 613-475-4142
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