The Cookhouse

Serving elevated comfort food – on site.

    Current Operating Hours as of December 16th, 2020:

    Wednesday-Friday | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Saturday | 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Sunday | 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Monday and Tuesdays CLOSED

    *Reservation requests must be confirmed by the The Cookhouse. Unconfirmed reservation requests will not be honoured*


    Takeout or pickup only starting December 26, 2020.  Contact the Cookhouse directly at 705-754-1729 to order.

    After lockdown ends:

    Weekend BBQs in The Cookhouse parking lot will commence in 2021, accompanied by a licensed area and fires to fully enjoy the outdoors in a socially distant setting.

    Pop-up hot lunch service will be available at some of our shelter cabins over the winter on select dates. Warm up and grab a bite to eat without having the get off the trails! Cash only.

    Located at the Base Camp of Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd., The Cookhouse is open year round.  Operating as a licensed restaurant by A.G.C.O. (the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario). Over the years, The Cookhouse has catered to a wide array of customers, including visitors to the Forest and participants of our group experiences. The Cookhouse is also very experienced in hosting special events such as celebrations for special occasions and weddings. Whatever your culinary needs are, The Cookhouse will meet and exceed your expectations.

    Let us plan your next special occasion for you.


    • Wedding Receptions
    • School Groups
    • Elderhostel Groups
    • Corporate Groups
    • Hog Roasts
    • Christmas Celebrations
    • Birthday Parties
    • Outdoor Barbeques
    • Benefit Dinners
    • Halloween Parties
    • Special Events
    • Thanksgiving Dinners

    Hours of Operation

    Current Operating Hours as of December 23nd, 2020: 

    Wednesday-Saturday | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Sunday | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Monday and Tuesday CLOSED

    Take out only. We encourage calling ahead to place your order. Curb side/Contactless pick up is available with payment on the phone. AMEX/VISA/MC – Cash & Debit for in house pick up only (Cash payments are discouraged).


    The Cookhouse at Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve Ltd
    1095 Redkenn Road
    Haliburton, ON, K0M 1S0

    Phone: 1-800-631-2198 ext. 150
    Out of Country Phone: 1-705-754-1729

    Current Operating Hours as of December 22nd, 2020: 

    Wednesday-Saturday | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Sunday | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Monday-Tuesday | Closed

    Takeout/ Curbside pickup only starting December 26th.

    Call in to order at 705-754-1729.