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About The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson Seafood & Steakhouse has been serving the Golden Horseshoe area since 1974. The Lord Nelson provides an atmosphere of elegance and comfort.

We pride ourselves in serving only the best quality meats and fresh seafoods with an extensive wine list to add to your palate. Some of the menus favourite items include shrimp cocktail, oyster rockefeller, or caesar salad prepared at the table as appetizers.

Fresh pickerel or rib eye steak as a main course and creme brulee for dessert. The Lord Nelson is proud to present the new bar lounge area where our customers can relax for a pre dinner cocktail or after dinner liqueurs. The Lady Hamilton Room is available for your private function.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
King Rd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(905) 632-3463

Website:
http://www.thelordnelson.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Lord Nelson Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.7

Service

4.6

Ambience

4.7

Value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (14)
Romance (12)
Special Occasion (11)
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Quiet Conversation (10)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Group Bookings (6)
Business Meals (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Authentic (5)
Cozy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Lunch (4)
Neighbourhood Gem (3)
Pre/post-theatre (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Fun (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Brunch (1)
Casual (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Late-Night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Pleasant and comfortable.

Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on October 28, 2017

We had a great experience we will definitely be back again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 28, 2017

We went to Lord Nelson to celebrate my husband's birthday. On the reservation I had made a note to have them bring out a dessert for his birthday and that didn't happen. It wasn't the end of the world but I had requested it and was slightly disappointed that it wasn't followed through.
We were in the smaller part of the restaurant and had ordered the Caesar salad but the waiter couldn't prepare it right at the table which was kind of disappointing as well. I had to turn around to see and still it wasn't completely viewable. My husband couldn't see it at all.
Considering that it is part of the experience to have it prepared table side, that was kind of a letdown.
Otherwise the service was impeccable as well as the food. It was overall a great night out and the service and food was excellent.
I would return again but to be seated in the main dining area to enjoy the view of food prep done at the table.
We witnessed a customer who was down even farther than us take a video of their dessert being prepared while the remaining guests were seated at their table and couldn't really see the prep going on.
I can make an assumption that it is due to fire regulation that no entryway/table can be blocked which is completely understandable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our service and all the staff was top notch as always. Extremely courteous and pleasant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Romantic, Tapas, Bar Seating, Cozy, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 19, 2017

All around enjoyable. Would like more vegatbles included in meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on October 16, 2017

We have used the Lord Nelson for special occasions for some time. The service, ambience, menu and price are all excellent. It is always a pleasure to dine there.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access
Food4
Ambience5
Service3
Value4

 
·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent food offerings and wine list. Elegant décor and surrounding. Service began very well , however half way through some local " celebrities" ( I have no idea who they were) arrived and we were ignored from then on, as well as the other 6 tables in our service area. The owner came over to introduce himself to the "celebs" , however went to the wrong table. Quite amusing !! Deeply concerning that it was fine to snub other patrons to attend to these guests. Actions speak louder than words ...

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 14, 2017

Excellent ambiance. Staff was friendly and attentive without being too over bearing. Our meal was prepared exactly as requested. The shrimp was cooked to perfection and the golden beats were a nice surprise.
Only draw back would be when booking on line the option to specify a special occasion was missing. This was our anniversary and it would have been nice to include this detail in our reservation. I'm sure The Lord Nelson would have acknowledged our occasion.

Over all, an excellent night.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience4
Service2
Value4

 
·Dined on September 3, 2017

Enjoyed the ambiance and food, but the service left a bit to be desired. Our waiter wasn't very friendly at all. In fact, before the dinner had ended (before coffee and dessert), he just vanished ..... took off! When we asked another waiter for our waiter, he said oh, he left. His shift was over and I'll be taking over. We were quite surprised that this guy didn't even say good bye, thanks, nothin! He should have said my shift is over, but you will now be in the good capable hands of "Jian Tomasso", which he didn't. By the way, his name was Scott, I believe.

Our tip may have been bigger, but certainly not deserved.

Tags: Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Exceptional escargot and grilled calamari to start with bread, pate, dills and black olives! Veal and steak with wonderful broccoli and cauliflower with cheese sauce! Creme brule& gelato!! Great for celebrating a birthday!

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Our anniversary dinner was wonderful and the waiter was friendly and attentive. The special of halibut with shrimp was delicious. The chocolate cake was just a touch dry but still very tasty. I really enjoy this restaurant. One day I'll have to try the classic caesar salad made table side.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 25, 2017

We had a lovely time, food was excellent,and Patrick made it even better!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 21, 2017

We have been going to the lord Nelson for many years and always a great meal accompanied by great service.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Everything from the atmosphere to the food was wonderful. Our waiter was fantastic!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Fantastic all around!!!!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Montreal)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food, service and atmosphere was perfect. Love the attention to detail and of course, the delicious food.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 10, 2017

A great restaurant. The sevice staff were very knowledgable, professional and friendly. The food was excellent.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Naples)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Excellent food , fabulous atmosphere.. love it here !
Ceaser salad to die for

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 1, 2017

My husband and I were celebrating our second anniversary. Our server was fantastic, the food was delicious and they gave us a complimentary desert to share for the special occasion. While it is a little pricier than our usual fare, it was well worth it for a special night out.

Tags: Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 31, 2017

By far one of our favourite places to eat. The food is absolutely delicious, and their Ceasar Salad is by far the best I've ever had.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on July 29, 2017

There is something about this restaurant - the decor, the way the staff converse with you, the attention to service details, the dependably great food - that make you comfortable and your group's conversation flow. You leave feeling it was a great evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Wonderful time, great food and service with a complementary dessert for the birthday girl was a special touch!

Food4
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Service was inattentive--staff made us feel like we were an inconvenience . Food quality was good but presentation was mediocre.

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 8, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner, steak was excellent as was service.

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access
Food2
Ambience3
Service2
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 24, 2017

It's my first time visiting this restaurant and I don't think we'll be back. I must say it started in a bad way. Noted on my reservation, I asked for booth table if possible. When we arrived, the host told me that none of the booth tables were available so I said that's okay, maybe the booth tables are occupied. We sat at our table and I looked around and saw two empty booth tables and remained empty while we were there. They also asked me if there was an occasion and I said it's for a birthday dinner, again nothing special was done. We were still looking at the menu and a couple of people came to our table asking if we’re ready to order. I felt rushed, it’s not a big menu but I didn’t know what to eat. The food was mediocre. I feel like I would have gotten better steak and service at Chop Steakhouse for half a price. I was so turned off with the service that I couldn’t finish my food and I just wanted to pay and get out. My fiancé and I went to the neighbouring McDonald’s right after. When I asked to box my food I felt like the person was irritated. We were suppose to get a fine dining experience, but we didn't get any of that. The ambiance is nice. Lastly, I do think that if you’re a regular at this establishment, you will get exceptional service since you can tell that some of the patrons were getting a friendlier service than others to a point that servers would stand around their tables and chat for a few minutes.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 20, 2017

This is a lovely steakhouse, traditional, but done very well. The food is excellent, the service is professional yet friendly, and the decor and ambiance are lovely. It is expensive, but it doesn't apologize for that. The restaurant provides a fine dining experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Excellent food, wine ambiance and wine. Great service, friendly owners and staff.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Great dinner
we will come again- they did a great job

Tags: Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 15, 2017

The food and service was excellent! The portions are plentiful although quite pricey! A great way to celebrate a special occasion but definitely not something you could do on a regular basis. On the whole the Lord Nelson is a great restaurant and I would recommend it for that extra special night out.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Great olde school Steak House which caters to those of us who like red meat and don't want to apologize for it. Great wine list as well.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 3, 2017

We went there for a late Mother's Day treat and it was our first visit. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The music was too loud to start out and it was that terrible modern jazz but once the place filled up, the music was turned off which was much better.

The food was excellent, if a bit pricey and the waiters were pleasant and friendly. I would go back for a special occasion but not everyday dining.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 13, 2017

A very full Mother's Day weekend dinner and Nick was able to make accommodations to increase my party of 6 to a party of 10. The food was impeccable as was the service which is an extra accomplishment on Mother's Day. 5 Stars again!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
Food4
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 2, 2017

The service was excellent, Our server was very inviting and had a great sense of humor.
He was also very knowledgeable on how the menu items are prepared.Great experience!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Great service ........ but God was not the greatest.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on April 8, 2017

We had a wonderful meal to celebrate my husband's birthday. The food was excellent and so was the service. Would highly recommend a visit. The prices are fairly steep but it is worth a visit!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Excellent food, service and ambiance. Always consistent .....I'm never disappointed.

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value3

 
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on March 28, 2017

Pricing online didn't match menu in restaurant.

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on March 6, 2017

Seems like we are all so busy these days - met my daughter for lunch on Monday to catch up .... very quiet in restaurant - only 3 tables but most pleasant atmosphere. Enjoyed French onion soup to start and an amazing orange roughy in light butter dill sauce with veggies and rice while my daughter had oysters rockefeller. Excellent conversation while enjoying our Le grande Pino Noir. Topped it off with cherries jubilee prepared tableside ... no complaints here! Lord Nelson rocks!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch
Food3
Ambience2
Service4
Value2

 
 (San Diego)·Dined on February 25, 2017

The servers were attentive and friendly however, that's where the pleasantries end. This was a second trip to the Lord Nelson as on a previous occasion I was a little disappointed. However, I want to be fair and gave it another try. Not any better and it is unlikely I'll return. We were a table of 5 (reservations made however, maybe short notice). We were seated at a very small table, not adequate for 4, let alone 5. It was in a tight corner, preventing any chair adjustment. Owing to the cramped space, our half eaten bread and pickle tray were removed before appetizers arrived, large plates were not appropriate for the table size and did not allow sufficient space for water, wine and cocktail glasses. We'd ordered a bottle of wine and 2 cocktails leaving little room for our bread & butter plates. Our 'table prepared' caesar salad was not the show expected, as the server did not engage us in conversation and was situated at an awkward angle behind a door frame out of clear view. When the mains arrived, things didn't improve. The food was acceptable but did not meet fine dining standards. I have dined in many upscale restaurants and have no qualms about paying for quality when deserved however, this restaurant is seriously lacking in presentation, quality and flavour.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
Food2
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 17, 2017

Unfortunately my steak was not good, grisley. For the price I paid I was disappointed.
On a good note, my man enjoyed his meal.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Business Meals

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