Delicious food in a glorious setting

We look forward to serving you soon. Dining reopening on September 11

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Update on the reopening of The Opinicon

The Opinicon has lived through many world events: wars, pandemics, economic collapses. Most were on distant shores and rarely pierced the bubble of its beautiful grounds. Today it finds itself, as we all do, in the middle of a species-level event. We know more about the virus, we have more mitigation strategies, but the next few years are likely going to be a yo-yo of emotions and restrictions until a solution is found and widely distributed. ...

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  • Our commitment to local

    Delicious dishes are made fresh with local ingredients, some from our own kitchen garden, and can be enjoyed with local craft beer, wine and spirits.

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  • Supporting our community

    Located in Chaffey's Lock, The Opinicon is right next to the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site linking Kingston and Ottawa.

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The Opinicon

1697 Chaffeys Lock Road,

Elgin, ON K0G 1E0 Canada

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We are located in Chaffey's Lock, right beside the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site connecting Ottawa and Kingston.