Dine & Taste

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. Taste our unique terroir, and learn the stories beyond the plate at some of our top featured restaurants and eateries. 


Wellington County hosts a diverse culinary scene stemming from from its rich agricultural resources, and dedication to local food. Let us show you why we're home to some of the best restaurants and food in the region.

Fried chicken sandwich on a plate with fries next to a can of Elora Borealis

For more local food businesses check out our Business Directory

Explore our Takeout Map

Experience and support local restaurants by ordering takeout. See a map of all Wellington County businesses offering ‘ready to eat’ takeout foods.

Find the Best Butter Tart

Let us show you the way to some of the best butter tarts stops in Wellington and Guelph. How sweet is that!


We have all the fixings for a great outdoor meal. Explore stunning outdoor spaces, enjoy delicious foods and discover our unique communities. For more great local picnic spots check out our Wellington County Picnic Map.

Mom and child cheers their mugs while enjoying a picnic in a rural setting

Disposable coffee cup thrown away on the ground in forest

Leave No Trace

Enjoy nature and help us preserve our beautiful parks and natural areas.

  • Dispose of waste properly: Don’t leave waste behind – take it with you and dispose/recycle appropriately.
  • Leave what you find: Help others enjoy the beauty of nature and don’t alter picnic sites or take home plants and other items.
  • Respect wildlife: You might be lucky and encounter animals in their natural habitat, but please remember not to feed or engage with wildlife.