Hastings County | Ontario Culinary
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Hastings County
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You don’t have to look far for a wildly authentic adventure in Hastings County! Located exactly halfway between Toronto and Ottawa, Hastings is known for its outdoor escapes and adventure, vibrant communities and of course, a food scene that will make you say “wow”!

Whether you’re checking out a winery or roadside restaurant or picking your own fruit in the warmer months, there are plenty of ways to take in the tastes of place that Hastings County has to offer.

Craft beverage lovers will enjoy sipping their way through several craft breweries like Longtooth Beverage Co. and the Potter Settlement Winery for starters!

Those in search of a quick bite and delicious artisan coffee should look no further than the Farm Girl Café, known for their feel-good sandwiches, croissants and other baked goods or Sun Run Café for donuts, sandwiches and your classic diner-style breakfast.

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Those looking for a no-fuss, extra delicious meal should check out Hastings’ delicious list of food trucks in the area!

Fancy a trip to Italy? A visit to The Barn Chefs in Coe Hill is a must for drool-worthy bread, delicious charcuterie and more. Perhaps fish n’ chips is more what you’re looking for? For the Halibut in Bancroft offers old school fish n’ chips that will make your taste buds pop.

For those looking for a unique taste of place, The Ontario Water Buffalo Company calls Hastings Home and sells milk, a variety of cheeses and charcuterie!

Fancy some ice cream? Check out this great list of stops to get yourself a cone!





Where do we begin?

With fantastic flavours spread across this county, we definitely recommend grabbing a few well-deserved pints at 7/62 and Bancroft Brewing after a day spent in the great outdoors no matter the season!

Curd nerds will rejoice at the goodness of local cheese factories like Ivanhoe Cheese and Maple Dale and all butter tart connoisseurs need to make a trip to Hidden Goldmine Bakery (of course).

Finish it all off with a traditional tea at The O’Connor House English Tea Room situated right in the heart of historic Deseranto. Choose from homemade soups, sandwiches or a full-on high tea experience in a traditional Victorian setting. Their Devonshire scones are not to be missed!

Did you think we’d forget dessert? Kawartha Dairy Bancroft offers the perfect sweet treat for those just passing through or those staying a while.

Exploring the Region?

Here are a few great places to start.