Wellington Court Restaurant + Catering

4.7
129 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Contemporary Canadian
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
Located in the heart of the Niagara Region in the city of St. Catharines, Wellington Court established as one of the top spots. Known for contemporary Canadian farm-to-table cuisine, a clever Ontario wine list + classically crafted cocktails. In the summer enjoy the pretty patio and Friday night musical entertainment under the stars. The second floor of the restaurant, UP at Wellington, is a contemporary private dining + event space available for celebrations and meetings. The food, service and atmosphere are a reflection of the love Erik and his wife Dale, who manages the front of the house, have for Niagara and the hospitality industry. Erik + Dale also operate The Coach House Cafe located at Henry of Pelham Winery, Chilero - damn awesome tacos located at the Outlet Mall in Niagara on the Lake, as well as The Duke airbnb, a fun modern space feating 3 bedrooms and awesome location!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Canadian, Farm-to-table, Fine cuts
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
Lunch 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Snacks 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Phone number
(905) 682-5518
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Erik Peacock
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Catering
With our extensive experience and portfolio you will feel more than comfortable leaving the details in our hands.
Wellington Court Catering offers clients a full range of catering services including canapes and hors d’ouvres, food stations, and plated or buffet style meals. From the most spectacular wedding or anniversary celebration to a more formal business affair Wellington Court Catering will handle all the details, from food to rentals to staffing and much more.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Church Street
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Parking Details
Small private lot next to the restaurant for customers. First come first serve.
Large paid lot surrounding restaurant for daily use.
Evening street parking is free and plentiful.
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Entertainment
Friday Night Summer Jazz on the Patio
7:30-10:30pm
(Weather Permitting)
Casual fun atmosphere, amazing local entertainment, great food on one of the prettiest patios in town!
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Special Events & Promotions
Wine makers dinners, Vineyard Harvest Suppers, Yoga Lunch Social and more!
Check out our website for more information or sign up for our newsletter to have event information delivered to your inbox.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We’ve been to Wellington court twice this summer & had the best food that we’ve had on the Niagara Peninsula all summer. Really delicious!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Food and service were excellent. Inside was busy and very noisy, so we chose to sit out on the patio, where it was quiet and the evening was perfect for al fresco dining!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Another excellent meal and amazing service at Wellington Court. Never disappoints!

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Hidden Jem! Food-focused on local ingredients. Loved sitting on the outdoor patio. A great medley of flavours. Food was divine, everything we had was quite tasty...chilled zucchini soup, calamari, pickerel, a duo of beef & sticky toffee pudding. A must try!

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Had a wonderful dinner on Thursday July 5 before seeing Norm Foster play at the Performing Arts Centre. Cold soup of zucchini & ginger was delicious. Fresh pickerel with local green beans was perfect. Sticky toffee dessert was oh so sweet! Would definitely love to eat here again the next time I come to St. Catherines.

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Enjoyed lunch the other day as Wellington Court is a favourite for my friend's birthday. Food was delicious ( Rigatoni, sticky toffee pudding) and service is always wonderful and one never seems rushed.

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3.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Celebrated a birthday here. The restaurant was not very crowded for a Saturday night. The food was good but portions were small. The strip lion steak was not well trimmed and very fatty. We had room for dessert but my husband was still hungry when we got home.

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5.0Dined on June 26, 2018

This was a wonderful find! We were in St. Catherine's on holiday and could not have been happier with our experience. Our meals were incredibly tasty, artfully presented, and full of local flavor. Our server was kind, competent, and friendly. The pate was fantastic as a starter and the sticky toffee pudding with hazelnut praline was scrumptious. Thank you for a wonderful meal on our last night in Canada!! I highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

As usual, the food and service were great! The pate and ribeye steak were simply delicious!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Great meal, great atmosphere and great service. Recommend this place highly.

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3.0Dined on June 23, 2018

I have been to this fine dining restaurant several times over the years and enjoyed their menu. This time however was mediocre as the ribeye was very fatty and a little tough. But very tasty! Approx half of my ribeye was grizzle and fat and had to be discarded making the value of my meal seem out of sync. Service and ambiance was exceptional as always.

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4.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Celebrated our wedding anniversary. Enjoyed the calamari, beet salad, beef, and salmon. Clean, quiet, and cosy. Attentive staff. Would return to celebrate another special occasion.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Have eaten here many times and it never dissapoints

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

We were there on Saturday evening
We both had the pate. Excellent
One diner had the salmon and the other the beef cheek. Both excellent.
Service was very professional.
Their wine list is completely local encouraging local producers
Prices were fine with the quality provided
We have been there before and will return

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

A cozy restaurant , pleasantly appointed. We were entertaining american relatives and although the food is excellent the servings are small and everything is a la carte which when added up was very pricey for simple but good entrees. The menu is limited

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Had a lovely meal. Recommend the pate (mild and flavourful), and calamari (tender) appetizers. The salmon and duo of beef mains were very nice. Try a Caesar teaser made with aqavit! Seating is open and close to fellow diners - thus the 4/5 ambience. I would return.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Had a wonderful dinner here with my wife. Are outside, so I can’t comment on the sound level inside. Service was impeccable. Attentive, but not stifling. All of our food was excellent. The house made pate was a little bland, but was served with excellent toasted bread. The beef duo was very good. The contrasting flavors of the 2meats worked surprisingly well. My wife enjoyed her salmon as well. Finished with the chocolate pate which is a decadent take on a deconstructed snickers bar. Would definitely go here again.

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

Always enjoy a lunch with a special friend at Wellington court and have come on and off for years. Service always wonderful, never rushed and perfect for conversation. Would love to see return of a few old faves like the chicken, cashew mandarin salad and even a delicious Caesar.
Always lots of chAnce. So easy to reserve on Open table.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

A wonderful surprise with creatively delicious food in a calming, light filled space. Service is both professional and informally friendly... perfect comfort and hospitality. Definitely worth visiting. They have several other food ventures in the same area that we're hearing great things about, so will be exploring every single one of them.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

My mom found this hidden gem online. We were looking for a Mother's Day lunch before heading to the Niagara Outlet mall. They prepared a special menu for Mother's Day and we were all extremely pleased with how tasty our lunches were. Our server was friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was a fresh, modern decor with beautiful bold flower wall art. Highly recommend. They also have a group room upstairs for larger parties.

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4.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Excellent small and cozy restaurant. Nice for a romantic dinner. Food is excellent.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Absolutely lovely Decour, the service was amazing and the food was delicious!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Nice cozy intimate setting with good food.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We love Wellington and our favourite is lunch. Fish tacos and the burger.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

This was our first visit and we will definitely go back as we’d like to try more things on the menu.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Had a great meal for our anniversary. Great service.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

A great restaurant and excellent service! The beef tartare is sublime and the fried brussel sprouts are worth a visit in themselves. My only critique would be that the fish entrée portion was extremely small.

I highly recommend this restaurant and will certainly be returning.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Wonderful experience. From cocktails to dessert, everything was fantastic!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Great food, nice ambiance the little restaurant with great food

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2018

The meal was delicious and our server was excellent at recommending what sides would complement the meal. The wine was a bit expensive!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Fabulous evening at Wellington Court! We have dinner at 6pm, the restaurant was quiet, the food was spectacular, and the overall experience was amazing!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

First time here. Excellent food, ordered too much:). Going to come back

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

My sister and I went to Wellington Court for a pre-theatre dinner. The food and the service was wonderful! We both started with the Mixed Greens salad- so good with fresh kale and chopped apples. I enjoyed the Saffron Spaghetti (delicious!!!) and my sister had the Rigatoni which she said was also delicious! I would definitely recommend Wellington Court for anyone looking for a downtown St. Catharines restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

One of my all time fav restaurants!! Well worth the experience!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Wellington Court is a gem. Always excellent food and service. Thanks again.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

It was a nice quiet dinner. We eat everything on our plates. Food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent food, beautifully prepared and graciously and efficiently served.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

What a great experience! Attentive and friendly service. The food was prepared perfectly. Great little wine list. Good value for quality. Atmosphere was a bit sterile I found. We'll be back for sure. Can't wait to come back when the patio is open.

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5.0Dined on December 19, 2017

Great service, ambiance and delicious food and wine. We were too full for dessert this time, but will make sure to leave room next time!

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4.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Great place for a casual lunch or dinner. Nice small house. We love the burger and fish tacos for lunch. Service is friendly and excellent. A great dining choice for casual or special.

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