Whitby’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 Whitby and see why Symposium is the favourite dining destination for Whitby foodies and residents of Brooklin and Port Perry. Open 7 days a week - early mornings to late nights- Symposium Whitby offers an extensive menu which includes early bird specials with a breakfast menu served until 4pm, brunch cocktail features and decadent desserts. It’s a favourite “restaurant near me” choice for Durham Eats diners with special lunch and dinner entrees which make Symposium suitable 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 indoor space seats 90, with seating for 50 on our beautiful and relaxing outdoor patio; make Symposium Whitby your celebration destination and a preferred choice for restaurant patio dining in the Durham area, just minutes away from Port Whitby. We’re located in the Folkstone Village Plaza, right by the McKinney Centre.
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.