BIRD’S HILL HIDEAWAY
Rental Cottage on the Trent-Severn Waterway at Buckhorn, Ontario.
FOOD + DRINK
Bird’s Hill Hideaway has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, stovetop, microwave and all the pots, pans and utensils you need to prepare gourmet meals during your holiday. But we recognize that sometimes it it fun to let someone else take care of dinner. So we thought we would list some possibilities. The main destinations for food + drink in Buckhorn are listed below. Bobcaygeon, about a 30 minute drive west on Route 36, also has some decent choices in restaurants.
If you are wondering about groceries Foodland is on the way into Buckhorn on the east side of Buckhorn Road (Route 23). The L.C.B.O. (Wine + Liquor) and the Beer Store are both right beside the Buckhorn Welcome Centre on the east side of Lakehurst Road (Route 37).
PIZZA ALLORO (10 min. drive from the cottage)
5 Main Street, Buckhorn, ONK0L 1J0
This is the gem of Buckhorn. The amazing reviews on TripAdvisor speak for themselves: “I have had a great deal of pizza in my life and I can honestly say this is the best pizza I have ever had.” Give it a try!
TREETOPS DINING ROOM (20 min. drive from the cottage)
At Westwind Inn, 61 Gallery On The Lake Road, Buckhorn, K0L 1J0,0
Delicious country casual dining, great food, friendly service with a spectacular view! Treetops Dining Room is at the water's edge with breathtaking panoramic lake view through tall pines from windows on three sides. Every Table has a great view!
Recommended for a romantic dinner for two. Reservation Line: 1-800-387-8100
Official Website | TripAdvisor
CODY INN (Chinese Food) (10 min. drive from the cottage)
1966 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn, Ontario K0L 1J0
Where else in the Kawarthas will you find a Singing Buffalo, Phoenix' Nest, Kung Pao Chicken? Each dish is prepared to order, from fresh-from-the-garden ingredients, delicately seasoned and beautifully presented. You can eat in our charming covered patio, in the inn itself, or pick up your order for a very special picnic or party.
THE OLDE ICE HOUSE (10 min. drive from the cottage)
1936 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn K9L 1J0, Canada
It doesn't look like much from outside, but his is where the locals go! Homestyle cooking, with a pub attached. They have pickerel on the menu.
MAINSTREET LANDING (10 min. drive from the cottage)
1939 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn, Ontario K9L 1J0, Canada
Mainstreet Landing is know for it's great view of the Lock 31, and outdoor patio. Casual dining. Serves breakfast.
THE ISLAND GRILL (25 min. drive from the cottage)
24791 Hwy 28, Burleigh Falls Ontario
The Island Grill is a licensed, casual dining restaurant at the Burleigh Island Lodge with an outdoor patio that overlooks beautiful Stoney Lake. We serve up a wide range of fresh and delicious meals, from a classic burger with a flare to a Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl or Stone Oven Baked Pizza. Many Gluten free and vegetarian options are also available.
KAWARTHA COUNTRY WINES (10 min. drive from the cottage)
2275 County 36, Buckhorn, Ontario K0L 1J0
GPS: N440 35.176’ W0780 22.389’
The first and only winery in the Kawarthas! Kawartha Country Wines is a small premium family-owned winery located north of Peterborough, just 5 minutes outside of Buckhorn and 15 minutes from Bobcaygeon on County Road #36. Local fruits and berries are processed with the highest standards in order to produce award winning wines.
Lakeview Arts Barn (45 min. drive)
2300 Pigeon Lake Road, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0
In 2006 the building underwent extensive renovations to transform it into a venue for the Arts and welcomed Globus Theatre as the company-in-residence. Globus offers a diverse and thoroughly entertaining professional summer season and an eclectic mix of dramas, murder mysteries and comedy nights at other times throughout the year.
Theatre patrons can choose to dine prior to any of the evening performances in the dining room adjacent to the theatre. A 3-course table d’hôte menu is available at 6pm prior to every evening performance.
Menus for each show are only decided upon opening week to ensure the best seasonal foods on the market are being utilized – For details of today’s menu or to let us know of any food allergies in your party please call our box office.
Reservations required: 705-738-2037