Restaurant & Chef

Restaurant & Chef

After many years of operating the restaurant at The Nor’ Loch, the Lake of Bays Lodge has made a come back with our newly updated restaurant and a new Executive Chef – Craig Dampier!

Craig has worked in the restaurant industry for 15 years. Prior to being our Executive Chef, he worked at Deerhurst Resort where he held various leadership positions in the Restaurant and Banquets Departments, notably in the Garde-Manger Department. We are very confident Craig will offer a memorable experience for your taste buds.


  • A must try – Chef Craig Dampier’s award-winning chili. Won the best chili at the chili cook off at the 47th Annual Dwight Winter Festival in 2017!
  • Enjoy a drink at the lounge bar
  • Family friendly restaurant offering
  • Warm, rustic ambiance
  • Affordable prices
  • Outdoor seating available on the garden patio in the summer
  • Wonderful selection of homemade comfort food and Canadian favourites  
  • From homemade chili and burger patties, to the special delicious sauces made on site, all our food is created using only the freshest local and farm produce ingredients and carefully prepared by Chef Craig Dampier.

Operating Times

***Please note that The Nor’Loch Grill & Lounge will closed for Maintenance from November 1st to November 15th, inclusively.***

  • Closed Monday & Tuesday
  • Dinner service is from 5pm to 8pm*
  • Lunch can be available for groups with reservations (minimum 10 people)
  • For groups of 10 people or more, reservations are strongly suggested. 

*Please note that closing times may vary based on business level

Events & Private Dining

  • Also available for private, group bookings, wedding receptions and events
  • Menus can be tailored to meet your dietary requirements
  • Please call or email us for more information