Cobourg’s dining destination for families, weekend bridal brunches, business lunches, after work cocktails, romantic dinners, and any time you crave great food in a beautiful environment. Full service with a licensed lounge to enjoy wine, beer, and what’s trending in cocktails.
Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge Cobourg and see why Symposium is the favourite dining destination for Cobourg foodies and residents of Port Hope, Colborne, and Brighton. We’re a familiar and welcome place for tourists and staycation guests exploring eastern Lake Ontario. Open 7 days a week - early mornings to late nights- Symposium Cafe Cobourg offers an extensive menu which includes early bird specials and a breakfast menu served until 4pm, brunch cocktail features and decadent desserts. It’s your best “restaurant near me” choice for Northumberland dining with special lunch and dinner entrees that make Symposium the restaurant in Cobourg for both casual dining and special occasions.
Our something for everyone menu has burgers, ribs, stir-fry, seafood, steak, pastas, sandwiches, protein salads, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit drinks, specialty coffees, and a variety of cocktails including classic Caesars, Mimosas and Moscow mules. Perfect for large parties our large indoor space seats 90, with seating for 50 on our beautiful outdoor patio and relaxing side garden; making Symposium Cobourg your celebration destination and a great choice for restaurant patio dining in the Northumberland area, just minutes away from the Cobourg Harbour, across from the Best Western Plus.
Since 1996, Symposium’s customer service, value, and quality have made Symposium a go-to destination to reserve your table for family get togethers , breakfast meetings, lunch and learns, outdoor patio summer celebrations and special dinners. We’re proud to say that Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge locations continue to be honoured with TripAdvisor Awards of Excellence and Readers’ Choice awards including Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, Best Family Restaurant, Best Business Lunch, Best Patio, Best Desserts, and Best Atmosphere.