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Craft Breweries in Niagara

GoSip Niagara

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Explore the craft beer scene across Niagara

GoSip Niagara

With 15 craft breweries to visit, it is a great time to GoSip Niagara. Seasonal fruits and farm fresh flavours influence the many small producers making it truly a local harvest celebration in a glass.

Silversmith Brewing Company

Best known for their multi award-winning Black Lager, Silversmith is Ontario’s original destination brewery. Hand-crafted beers are available on tap, including exclusive seasonal and limited releases available only at the brewery.

Located in a church dating back to the 1890’s, Silversmith also features an outdoor patio and food by oddBird.

1523 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil, ON L0S 1T0, Canada

Niagara Brewing Company

Located in the heart of the Clifton Hill district and only 200 meters from Niagara Falls, the Niagara Brewing Company aims to brew beers that proudly represent Canada’s brewing heritage and today’s innovative craft beer scene. 

Brewed on-site, and offering a selective menu of appetizers and shared platters.

4915-A Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N5, Canada

Bench Brewing Company

Bench Brewing takes a farmhouse approach to craft brewing, pairing it with the local winemaking tradition of the Niagara region.

Located in the town of Lincoln, in the beautiful Twenty Valley, in Ontario’s fruit land, the fertile ecosystem of the land will impart a unique terroir for Bench Brewing’s craft beer, just as it does for wine.

3991 King St, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B1, Canada

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My Niagara with Kaitlin Narciso

From taking in natural wonders to staying in boutique hotels and experiencing the great culinary adventures Niagara has to offer, join Kaitlin Narciso, as she escapes the grind of city life with a Great Escape to Niagara.

Queen's Landing Hotel

Stately Georgian-style mansion overlooking the scenic Niagara River and Lake Ontario. 

The hotel enjoys a superb location, allowing guests easy access to a range of popular attractions. Niagara Falls City and St. Catharines are also a short car ride away.

155 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Ball’s Falls Conservation Area

Photographers and nature lovers alike will love the incredibly breathtaking view of the majestic Twenty Mile Creek as it plummets over both the upper and lower falls.

Located inside the Conservation Area is a lovingly maintained early mid 19th century industrial hamlet atmosphere featuring the original Ball family home, an operating flour mill, a lime kiln, a church, black smith shop, carriage shed, and more.

3292 Sixth Ave, Lincoln, ON L0R 1S0

Bistro Mirepoix

Ranked as TripAdvisor’s #1 North American Brunch, Mirepoix is a peculiar little bistro with a focus on breakfast and lunch (but mostly brunch). The unassuming location features local art and wherever possible all meals are made fresh in-house, with local, seasonal and organic, ingredients.

64 Court St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 4S2

Flat Rock Cellars

In the picturesque community of Lincoln, Ont. on the Niagara Escarpment, world class Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Rieslings are being made at the Flat Rock Cellars winery. On 98-hectores of some of the best grape-growing soil in the world, Flat Rock Cellars is heralding international acclaim for its award-winning wines.

2727 Seventh Ave, Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0

Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery

Wine. Whisky. Beer. The sprawling grounds feature tasting bars, retail stores, tours, cocktail seminars and a VIP tasting room. Outside, relax at The Whisky Bar patio and Beer Garden for cold drinks and seasonal menus from the grill. In the winter, the water feature transforms into a backyard skating rink with DJ parties!

1219 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

Patios in St. Catharines

Patios in St. Catharines

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This might be the ultimate patio weekend getaway ☀️

Check out these patios in downtown St. Catharines

Lost + Found

Inspired by LA taquerias, Lost + Found is a modern taco and spirits restaurant with an emphasis on serving up innovative tacos, beautifully constructed cocktails, craft beer, and of course tequila and mezcal.

They specialize in tequila. You can taste something different from their vast collection every night.

oddBird.

Founded in 2017, oddBird is an ever changing, new age Canadian bistro.

Their family farm is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Jeff shows up with whatever produce is in season and they take it from there. The chalkboard menu is updated daily based on the produce available.

Trust Beer Bar

Trust is a craft beer centric bar featuring dozens of local craft beer options to choose from.

Prefer wine? They’ve got a few, including a trio of sparkling wines from The Old Tun that are bubbly and perfect to enjoy on the patio.

A small and delicious food menu is available, as well as a large outdoor patio.

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