Eat

Local restaurants are happy to serve you! Dine in options are not available at the moment- outdoor dining and reservations and required. Consider taking advantage of delicious takeout options. Always check hours and current public health details before visiting.

 

Hungry? Come experience everything Wellington County has to offer! Our seven municipalities are rich with heritage and culture, food and music, experience a delicious array of foods of all culture. You can find everything from friendly local pubs, to elegant fine dining, there is something for everyone. Taste our unique terroir, and learn about the stories beyond the plate at some of our top featured restaurants and eateries. 


Wellington County Restaurants  

Wellington County hosts a diverse culinary scene that stems from from its rich agricultural resources, and dedication to local food. Find everything from fine dining, bars and pubs, cafes to fast food and take out. Let us show you why Wellington County is home to some of the best restaurants and food in the region.

Takeout Food Burger Takeout Map 

During these extraordinary times, you can still experience and support some of Wellington County's local restaurants by ordering takeout. You can find local takeout favorites here, to find your perfect food and beverage pairing that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Check out what’s on the menu at Wellington County and Guelph restaurants and food businesses. To see a map of all Wellington County businesses offering ‘ready to eat’ takeout foods, see the Takeout Food in Wellington County Map. Bon appetit!

Plated chicken dinner with grilled potatoes and orange slices. Farm to Table Dining Experiences  

Wellington County offers something for everyone, for any occasion, any time of the year. Using only the best ingredients, chefs and farmers work hand in hand to create and constantly reinvent menus seasonally. Taste our unique terroir, and treat your taste buds at some of our top farm-to-table restaurants and eateries. Wellington County is full of flavor and flair! From fine dining to mom-and-pop- shops serving up cozy comfort food, there is something for everyone.

Fight of beer

Sip and Savor

It's five o'clock somewhere! Head over to a local patio and enjoy some of Welling County's carefully crafted beverages and spirits. Local craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries have evolved to become true community hubs, and are bringing back the uniqueness of the local beverage scene. Crack a cold one, sit back and experience the best of Guelph Wellington local brews and beverages.

 

Basket of fresh produce Farmers' Markets

Farmers' Markets offer freshly picked, in season produce is at its peak in flavor and nutrition, as well as other wonderful products. It is a great way to support your local farmers, community, and economy. During your visit, you can encounter the charm and community at one of our seven local farmers' markets. Meet our farmers and learn about foods grown in your area, catch up with friends and neighbors, and shop for local goods.

 

Picnic table with checkered table cloth and burgers

Picnics and Food Outings 

Step outside and experience Wellington County for day trips full of food and scenery order some takeout from some of our favorite local eats, and enjoy it with a view- nothing screams summer in Wellington more than picnic parings! Find a list of local picnic spots - with all the fixin's to fill your basket.

 


 

Local Food Map Cover Photo of fresh produce in a basketTaste Real

The Taste Real program is a County of Wellington initiative that supports local businesses, farms, and producers who are passionate about the way local food is grown, prepared, presented, enjoyed, and how real it tastes! By working together with our partners and supporters, we are growing one of the most vibrant, local food economies and food tourism destinations in Ontario. Find your local food adventure using the Local Food Map to find all the exciting Local Food Businesses in Wellington County today!  

Freshly picked bowl of berries

Local Food Adventure 

Whether you are looking for that hidden gem, scenic escape, great tasting food experience, heritage roots, or exciting adventure you can find it here in Wellington County. While you're here, embark on a delicious farm or food tour and discover unique tastes and flavors, pick your very own berries, or beat the heat with a cool treat!

 


 

Fore more Dining and takeout options, view our Business Directory. 

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