Looking for some serenity? A visit to Waterdown and Flamborough is the perfect escape into the city for those looking to slow down and savour dining, nature and rural attractions.



Mill Street & 5 American House is popular for its historic atmosphere, classic pub fare, and live music.

Bliss Kitchen serves vegan dishes that cover all the flavours from delicious smoothies to hearty burgers.

Royal Coachman Pub features traditional fare and an extensive selection of imported draft beers.

The Watermark Taphouse & Grille puts a spin on familiar favourites with their California fusion nachos and Smoked House Mac & Cheese.

Breezy Corners Family Restaurant is famous for its homemade dishes, all-day breakfast and family dinner atmosphere.

Real Burger serves up handcrafted burgers with market fresh ingredients, including gluten-free and vegan options.

Fine Dining

Kamoosh Bistro features locally sourced ingredients, an expertly crafted Italian menu, and one-of-a-kind service.

Coffeeshops & Treats

Copper Kettle serves up an all-day breakfast, delicious sandwiches, and apple fritters that will melt in your mouth.

Jitterbug Cafe has everything you need from breakfast sandwiches to freshly made waffles.

Tea at the While House is a tea-riffic spot to grab all your tea essentials as well as sit down for afternoon tea.

Breweries & Bars

West Avenue Cider is the perfect spot to raise a glass of crisp cider to a great day while enjoying a scenic view.

See & Do


Westfield Heritage Village is the perfect place to spend the day with a vintage train, old fashioned general store, hiking trails, and seasonal events.

African Lion Safari lets you get closer than you ever imagined to some of the world’s most exotic animals. Don't forget to check out the Misumu Bay Wetplay.

True North Gallery | The Music Gallery features rare, limited-edition art by world famous (and not so famous) musicians in its unique gallery.

is filled with action from the exciting races to the thrill of the casino.


Hiking trails in this area are home to entry points along the scenic Bruce Trail, making it a natural starting point to explore.

Smokey Hollow Falls is a ribbon waterfall that flows from Grindstone Creek surrounded by forest and amazing hiking trails.


Bicycle Works is a premium shop for cycling enthusiasts offering everything from gear to bike repair.

Waterdown Goldsmith is iconic for their handmade custom jewellery and jewellery making workshops.

Bungalo Beach has you covered when it comes to beautifully curated home goods, decor, and furnishings.

Waterdown Farmers' Market is popular among locals with over 25 vendors selling everything from artisanal bread to free-range eggs.

Harrington Lane Village Shop offers a selection of fresh farm products including meat, eggs, pantry items, and baked goods.

Drummond Farms is known for their hand-picked apples, honey, maple syrup, apple butter, and naturally sweet apple cider.

For more places to eat, play, and shop in Flamborough and Waterdown visit Waterdown Village.