Play and Dine

Food and wine? Wine and food? The two go hand-in-hand in the Niagara Peninsula, one of the great wine regions of the world.

Elegant winery restaurants and fine dining destinations throughout the region feature the ultimate in wine region cuisine: local, seasonal, impeccably fresh ingredients expertly paired with wines from Niagara wineries – a perfect complement to a theatre performance.

New! Theatre & Dining Package

Dinner and a show for two just $220, a $260 value.


Features wine country farm-to-table cuisine at Peller Estates or Trius Winery restaurant.

Book theatre & dining package at 1.800.511.7429.
Based on Weekend, Blue seating pricing and a $100 dining credit.

Afternoon Delights

Prince of Wales Hotel


Enjoy a 15% food discount in The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales Hotel. Simply show your theatre tickets to your server. Valid for Traditional Afternoon Tea purchases during The Shaw’s 2016 Season. Offered daily 2pm-6pm. $29, regular value $34 per person.

Enjoy a Mad Hatter Tea Party in celebration of Alice in Wonderland in The Drawing Room at the Prince of Wales Hotel. 11:30am-1:30pm available April 30-October 16. $40 per person / $25 for under 12yrs.

Reservations recommended by calling 1.888.669.5566. Mention promo: shawfest

Among unique Niagara-on-the-Lake things to do, a Shaw Picnic is a wonderful way to enjoy our destination. Book when you order your Shaw Festival tickets or at least 24 hours in advance of a performance. Available prior to Festival Theatre matinee performances, May through September. Prices per person, plus tax.

NEW! Shaw Picnic Lunch

The Shaw picnic includes your choice of artisanal sandwich, caprese salad on locally grown greens, seasonal fruit, homemade dessert and bottle of water. $15.95

Alice Picnic Lunch

A portable lunch with choice of sandwich, potato chips, Queen of Hearts cookie, bottled water and Alice in Wonderland keepsake. $11.95

Festival Theatre Lobby Café

Begin your theatre experience in our Lobby Café, featuring menu items created by our Chefs. Sit by the pond, inside the lobby or under the wisteria arbour. Enjoy a glass of Niagara wine with one of our fresh cold entrées, sandwiches and salads, soups or desserts. Come for lunch or a light dinner before Festival Theatre performances. Opens at noon, prior to 2pm performances and at 6:30pm, prior to 8pm performances.

Enhance your Shaw Festival Theatre experience by enjoying a gourmet meal at one of our Niagara-on-the-Lake restaurants. For Shaw picnics and pre-theatre dining, call the Shaw Festival at 1.800.511.7429.

Cannery Restaurant at Pillar and Post
905-468-2123 or 1-888-669-5566
48 John Street West, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Gourmet food and wine. Kitchen open late. Pre-theatre dinner menu during Shaw season.
www.canneryrestaurant.com

Escabèche Restaurant at Prince of Wales
905-468-3246 or 1-888-669-5566
6 Picton Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Fresh gourmet cuisine. Ideal for relaxed pre- or post-theatre dining. Tea in the Drawing Room.
www.escabecherestaurant.com

Festival Theatre Lobby Café
10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Located at the Festival Theatre. Begin your theatre experience in our Lobby Café, featuring menu items created by our chefs. Sit by the pond, inside the lobby or under the wisteria arbour. Enjoy a glass of Niagara wine with one of our fresh cold entrées, sandwiches and salads, soups or desserts. Come for lunch or a light dinner before Festival Theatre performances. Open at noon, prior to 2pm performances and at 6:30pm, prior to 8pm performances.

Hob-nob at The Charles
905-468-4588 or 1-866-556-8883
209 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Inspired French contemporary cuisine with award-winning wine list. Dine alfresco on the patio.
Lunch for two $50. Dinner for two with wine $160.
www.niagarasfinest.com

LIV Restaurant at White Oaks Resort
905-688-2550 ext 5248 or 1-800-263-5766
253 Taylor Road, R.R.4, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Treat yourself to four-diamond dining with an inspired menu, chic ambiance and unparalleled service.
Email: liv@whiteoaksresort.com

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club
905-468-3424
143 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
The view is breath-taking. Waterfront patio or clubhouse dining at the oldest course in North America. Lunch for two $40. Dinner for two with wine $100.
www.notlgolf.com

The Olde Angel Inn
905-468-3411 224
Regent Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Canada’s oldest inn. Steps to theatres. Authentic English pub serving award-winning British food, 24 beers on tap/local wines. Live bands Wednesday (peak season), Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Large groups welcome. Late-night menu until 12:30am. Dinner for two approximately $50.
www.angel-inn.com

Restaurant Oban Inn
905-468-2165 or 1-866-359-6226
160 Front Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara’s landmark restaurant since 1824. A special gastronomic experience. Selected Niagara wines.
www.obaninn.ca

Ristorante Giardino
905-468-3263
142 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Regional Italian cuisine. Patio overlooking Queen Street. Niagara and world wines. Groups welcome.
www.gatehouse-hotel.com

Shaw Picnic
1-800-511-7429
10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Prepared fresh daily by Shaw Festival chefs, the Shaw picnic includes your choice of artisanal sandwich, caprese salad on locally-grown greens, seasonal fruit, homemade dessert and bottled water: $15.95. Book in advance. Prices per person, plus tax. Available prior to Festival Theatre matinee performances, May to October.

Tiara Restaurant at Queen’s Landing
905-468-2195 or 1-888-669-5566
155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Four-diamond dining overlooking the Niagara River. Exquisite cuisine, seafood features and wine list.
www.tiararestaurant.com

Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine
905-934-9797
114 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Critically-acclaimed restaurant, located steps from the Royal George Theatre. Beautiful patio. Open kitchen. Renowned VQA wine list. Wine bar open for pre- and post-Shaw casual dining and drinks. Lunch for two $50. Dinner for two with wine $120.
www.treadwellcuisine.com

Zees Grill
905-468-5715 or 1-800-511-7070
92 Picton Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Located across from the Shaw theatre. Innovative, contemporary cuisine with large verandah. Lunch for two $50. Dinner for two with wine $125.
www.niagarasfinest.com

This section of The Shaw website is intended to help you plan your visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake. All hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, restaurants, wineries, shops and services listed are paid advertisements, and operators have the right to describe their premises as they choose. While the Shaw Festival encourages these establishments to maintain the highest standards of service, we cannot be responsible for an individual operator’s service or policies.

Maple Leaf Fudge
905-468-2211
114 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
A Niagara tradition since 1967. Home-made fudge, almond, cashew, peanut brittles made fresh daily. Pure maple products and TY Beanies.
www.mapleleaffudge.com

Willow Cakes and Pastries
905-468-2745
242 Mary Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake
European-style bakery and café offering bread, decadent desserts, lunch, coffee/tea. Open daily 7am.
www.willowcakes.ca


This section of The Shaw website is intended to help you plan your visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake. All hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, restaurants, wineries, shops and services listed are paid advertisements, and operators have the right to describe their premises as they choose. While the Shaw Festival encourages these establishments to maintain the highest standards of service, we cannot be responsible for an individual operator’s service or policies.