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A night out never looked so good...or so easy!

Planning your perfect night out has never been so easy. The Academy Theatre is within walking distance of a number of fine dining locations and boutiques situated on historic Kent Street. This picturesque backdrop is the perfect start—or finish—to your evening at the Academy Theatre. Please take a look through some of the many treasures in our area.



189 Kent Street West, Lindsay, ON K9V 5G6
Phone: 705-328-1219

Hobart's guests are treated to exceptional food, atmosphere and service whether for lunch or dinner; with a special person or part of a group of friends or co-workers.

We Promise
Our steaks will be exclusively Certified Angus Beef
Our portions will be plentiful
Our hot food will be very hot; our cold foods fresh
Our desserts will be unique and delicious
Our quality will be consistently high
Our atmosphere will be clean and comfortable always
And above all: Our concern for our guests will be genuine

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106 Kent Street West, Kawartha Lakes, ON K9V 2Y4
Phone: 705-328-1444 

Now newly refurbished, the OLYMPIA RESTAURANT stands on the shoulders of its historic past yet resonates with a new energy. The Olympia continues to be led by Nicki and her husband, Costas Dedes along with a dedicated team of staff. Their passion and commitment to quality and warm hospitality are essential ingredients to the Olympia's longevity. 

A long time patron of the ACADEMY THEATRE, we invite you to join us before or after a performance tucked into one of our cozy booths or on the sunny summer patio for healthy, fresh, quality ingredients, all delivered with value and great service.

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177 Kent St W, Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y7
Delivery and Take-out: 705-324-3333
Reservations: 705-324-9444 

The Grand Expereince originally known as the Market Hotel, it occupied a position of importance in Lindsay's shopping area in the late 1800's. The Grand served as a stop for many a traveling merchant and his horses, and was well known far and wide for it's hospitality. The Grand Experience restaurant was added in the early 1980's and has been a popular dining spot for families, business people, and tourists throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes. 

This friendly business offers you THE GRAND PUB with four lounges, live entertainment, a 10 foot T. V. for sports events (there are twelve TVs altogether), THE GRAND EXPERIENCE with family dining with a private party/meeting room, and THE GRAND EXPERIENCE PIZZA AND TAKEOUT (we deliver our menu!)

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The Cat & Fiddle - British Pub & Family Restaurant

49 William Street North, Lindsay, Ontario K9V 3Z9
705 878 4312

13 drafts on tap, wide variety of menu items & entrees. Located in the heart of downtown Historic Lindsay. Whether you’re coming in for a drink with your mates, a business luncheon or dinner with the family, The Cat & The Fiddle is your home away from home. Join us for dinner before the theatre or for drinks and conversation after. Parking available to Academy Theatre ticket holders at back of restaurant.

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463 Kent Street West, Lindsay, ON K9V 6C3
Phone: 705-328-0008

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431 Kent Street West, Kawartha Lakes, ON K9V 4S3
Phone: 705-328-3571

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102 William Street South, Lindsay, ON K9V 3B1
Phone: 705-878-3853

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251 Kent St W, Lindsay, ON K9V 2Z3

Phone: 705-324-6674

The Kent Inn is Lindsay's only Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner. Kent Inn is situated in the heart of Lindsay within walking distance to the downtown core, farmers market and excellent restaurants. Kent Inn is a family run business that is invested in the community that it serves. The goal of the Kent Inn is to ensure a wonderful stay as you visit this wonderful region. The sixteen suites are impeccable in cleanliness with top rated beds, flat screen televisions, mini fridges, phones and free internet along with all other standard hotel room amenities. We welcome you to stop in and experience our award winning hospitality. Enjoy the show.



PHONE: 705-324-0314

Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, our facilities will help make it a memorable one. Close to major attractions and services, the Inn is the perfect location to start and end each day. Each guest room is equipped with colour cable TV, coffee maker and a four piece bath in king and two double beds rooms (three piece bath in one double bed rooms). Mini Fridges are standard in all rooms. Continental Breakfast, Coffee, Tea and Juice are served daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.. We hope you enjoy your stay at the Howard Johnson Inn!

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134 Angeline St S, Lindsay, ON K9V 3L6

The Days Inn & Suites Lindsay is a newly built hotel located at 134 Angeline St S, about 5 minute drive from the Academy Theatre! The Days Inn & Suites Lindsay offers a free hot breakfast, an indoor salt water pool, fitness room and conference facility. There is free parking and Wi-Fi for every guest.

Call today about booking a relaxing stay with us at 705-328-0100 or email frontdesk@daysinnlindsay.com.


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Find the perfect start-or finish-to your evening at the Academy Theatre. Located near fine dining locations and boutiques situated on historic Kent Street. Planning your perfect night out has never been so easy.

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