Peterborough Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Peterborough; our list of the best things to see, including Riley's Olde Time Pub, The Canadian Canoe Museum and Peterborough Liftlock.
  • The best place in Peterborough: Riley's Olde Time Pub

    Riley's Olde Time Pub

    253 George St N
    Great Irish Pub - best burgers in town. Also make a great French onion soup.
  • The Canadian Canoe Museum

    910 Monaghan Road
    Open every day, M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 12PM-5PM. Has displays of watercraft from Canada and around the world, plus exhibits on the role canoes and kayaks have played in Canada. $9.25 (adult) / $22.12 (family of 4).
    eat nearby
  • Peterborough Liftlock

    the highest hydraulic liftlock in the world
    It is best to go in summer (between Victoria Day and Canadian Thanksgiving) when the Trent Severn waterway is operational. The visitor's centre has displays and explains how the lock works.
    restaurants nearby
  • boat cruise

    office and departure dock located at the Little Lake Peterborough Marina
    Liftlock & the River Boat Cruises, office and departure dock located at the Little Lake Peterborough Marina, 1-888-535-4670 (toll free) and 705-742-9912 (fax: 705-743-9980, email:, [3], offers a number of different cruise options during the day (including a trip on the liftlock). Cruises operate mid-May to mid-October.
    food nearby
  • St. Veronus

    St. Veronus

    129 Hunter Street West
    St Veronus Cafe and Tap Room
  • Johnny eh's!

    Johnny eh's!

    320 Water St
    Serving hand made comfort food with an emphasis on freshness, quality and value. Dining room, bar area, games room and patio. In the evening there's always something going on, with 6 mega screens and 13 tvs you'll catch the big game or UFC action live, once a month Laugh Factory comedy takes the stage, Open Mic on Wednesday and live music always on Friday. We're also the only place around that puts their money where your mouth is with our '2 bite guarantee' - take two bites of your meal and if it's not to your liking we'll take it away, you don't pay, no questions asked.
  • The Works

    The Works

    123 Simcoe St
    The WORKS offers 70 FRESH Gourmet burger combinations, fresh cut fries, ice cold beer & hand-made classic shakes – ALL 100 % Canadian
  • Ricky's All Day Grill

    Ricky's All Day Grill

    898 Monaghan Rd
    Established in 1960. Ricky's is an upbeat, casual dining experience. Serving a famous breakfast, lunch and dinner!!
  • La Hacienda

    La Hacienda

    190 Hunter st. W
    "A Culinary trip through Mexico'sCuisine" Bienvenidos!
  • Elements

    140 King St
    More upscale restaurant that serves a variety of dishes. $25 - $49.
  • Charlotte Anne's

    390 Queen St
    Small restaurant in an old house, very busy at lunch. Good burgers and sandwiches. $5 - $24.
  • Nicolini's An Italian Eatery

    141 Hunter St W
    Small Italian Restaurant. Great Food, expensive.
  • The Olde Stone Brewing Company

    380 George St N
    Brewpub with good pub food and a large selection of beers on tap.
  • Carousel Restaurant & Tavern

    116 Lansdowne Street E
    Serves homestyle meals and is known for its buffet and Sunday brunch. $5 - $24.
  • Coach Canada Fallsview Casino Shuttle

    Coach Canada Fallsview Casino Shuttle

    610 Bay St
    Coach Canada is the Canadian affiliate of Coach USA, and part of the North American operations of Stagecoach, the international transport group, with its headquarters in Perth, Scotland, UK.
  • Wimpy's Diner

    Wimpy's Diner

    228 Charlotte St
    Wimpy's Diner
  • Hot Belly Mamas

    Hot Belly Mamas

    380 George St. N
  • Reggie's Hotgrill

    Reggie's Hotgrill

    89 Hunter St E
  • Country Style

    Country Style

    828 Chemong Rd
    Country Style is the second largest coffee franchisor in Ontario with over 530 franchised locations across Canada operating under the “Country Style” and “Bistrodeli” brands.
  • Elements


    140 King Street
    At Elements the owner, Norman Howard, does our foraging. Nothing is delivered to the restaurant. The culinary team procures many of our ingredients directly from local growers or from farmers within Ontario. With a new menu every few weeks, we feature exciting foods as they come into season. We devote ourselves totally to food. Elements is Kawartha seasonal food, with a Spanish-inspired flair.
  • Roland's Steakhouse

    Roland's Steakhouse

    845 Hwy-7
    Fine Dining in Peterborough Ontario
  • Matsu Sushi Japanes & Korean Restaurant

    Matsu Sushi Japanes & Korean Restaurant

    107 Hunter St E
  • El Camino's

    El Camino's

    365 George St N (under the clock tower)
    El Camino's, Peterborough, ON. 522 likes · 7 talking about this · 143 were here.
  • Mings Sushi & Dimsum

    Mings Sushi & Dimsum

    554 Lansdowne St W
  • Dante's Gourmet Burrito

    Dante's Gourmet Burrito

    195 Simcoe Street
  • Olde Stone Brewing Company

    380 George Street North
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Peterborough uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.