Guelph Ontario restaurant specializing in breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts with a fully licensed cocktail lounge.

Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge and see why we’ve considered one of the best restaurants in Guelph. We are open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering a quality food menu including full service breakfast and brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, lunch and dinner menu options includes burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, pasta, soups, salads, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features on our outdoor patio, the most quaint in Guelph. With 140 indoor seats, 2 private rooms for large groups/business meetings, a 60 seat bar lounge and a quaint outdoor patio, you will easily see why we are a go-to destination for the bustling Guelph Ontario community.

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  • Full service Breakfast/Brunch menu: Omelettes, Waffles, French Toast, Freshly squeezed juices
  • Lunch menu: burgers, salads, soup, appetizers, sandwiches, and full breakfast menu til 4 pm
  • Dinner menu: steaks, seafood, pastas, rice bowls and unique appetizers
  • Fully licensed lounge: specialty cocktails, over 30 martini options, 12 beer on tap, 34 varieties of wine, specialty coffee beverages.
  • Restaurant open early mornings and late nights
  • Late Night Kitchen & Dining: full restaurant menu available until closing including burgers, steaks, seafood
  • Business meetings and staff functions party menus
  • Award winning restaurant concept
  • Large scenic outdoor restaurant patio
  • Good selection of vegetarian menu options
  • Extensive menu selection of desserts: cakes, freshly made waffles, ice-cream, crepes

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Restaurant Info
Guelph Ontario

Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge
304 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario N1G 3C4
Telephone: 519-824-4138
Email: [email protected]


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  • Full service
  • Outdoor patio
  • Full bar
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free Wireless
  • Casual Attire
  • Private Room

Accepted payments

Cash and all major credit cards accepted:
VISA, MC, AMEX & Debit

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Symposium Cafe Restaurant Reviews (Guelph Ontario)

Here's what our guests are saying about their dining experience:

  • Very popular restaurant breakfast spot
  • Chicken parmesan sandwich...looked great
  • Excellent value
  • We all ordered omelettes which were good...and fresh tasting
  • Will visit the restaurant again for the desserts. They were, as usual, great in flavour and quality
  • Overall, a nicer atmosphere than on patios that are right on a busy street
  • I go often for breakfast which they do best
  • Great burger...and a great price
  • A hot apple dessert with ice cream mmmm!
  • The pesto was wonderful and the salmon flaked off with your fork
  • Steak & pepper over pasta...flavour was excellent and the portions generous
  • The 3 layer cake was amazing
  • Service was friendly and timely
  • Wine was good and the service was excellent
  • Great Family Birthday Celebration
  • Great place for a group gathering and food