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Valentine’s Day in Cambridge

apartments for rent in Cambridge, dining, holidays, local hotspots, Cambridge Apartments, Apartments Cambridge, Apartments for Rent in Cambridge, Cambridge apartment rentals, Apartments in Cambridge,  Apartment rentals in Cambridge, Cambridge Apartments for RentTreat your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day by taking them out for a delicious, gourmet dinner in Cambridge. With so many restaurants in close proximity to the Cambridge apartments, finding the perfect dinner destination will be simple. To ensure residents of the Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments have a perfectly planned Valentine’s Day, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some local spots to celebrate.

 

Symposium Cafe

Savour a delicious meal with your partner this Valentine’s Day at Cambridge’s Symposium Café Restaurant. During this romantic occasion, Symposium offers a special Valentine’s menu where two can dine for $59.99. Located at 500 Can-Amera Parkway, Symposium Café is a 12-minute drive and 40-minute transit trip from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive and 57-minute transit trip from Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Elixir Bistro

Give your taste buds a treat and your date a memorable Valentine’s Day meal at Elixir Bistro. Elixir is renowned for its unique Parisian-style fusion cuisine made with all fresh, natural ingredients. The three-course meal is available for $50.00 per person and reservations are strongly recommended. The first sitting is at 5:00 p.m. and the second sitting is at 8:00 p.m. Located at 34 Main Street, Elixir Bistro is a one-minute drive and six-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a five-minute drive, 21-minute transit trip and 25-minute walk from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Langdon Hall Country House Hotel and Spa

Spend Valentine’s Day or even a whole weekend at Langdon Hall Country House Hotel and Spa. For Valentine’s Day, this luxurious spa, hotel and restaurant destination offers a variety of overnight packages and gift ideas that will pamper your significant other. Their Friday Night Special includes a hotel room, a three-course meal from their a la carte menu and a country table breakfast while their Two Night Valentine’s Weekend Package offers accommodations for two nights, dinner each evening and a full country breakfast each morning. A special Valentine’s menu will be served along with live music and dancing. Located at 1 Langdon Drive, the hotel is a nine-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and is a 13-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Treat your Valentine to an evening they are guaranteed to remember at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory’s Dinner and Stroll 2015. Stroll through the Conservatory’s tropical gardens before savouring a gourmet four-course dinner. Reservations for 5:30 p.m. are booked and spaces for seating at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. are filling up fast. Tickets for the event are $65.00 per person and include a four-course dinner, gratuity and admission to the Conservatory. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Kossuth Bog Foundation, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the Kossuth Bog. To purchase tickets, call (519) 653-1234 x100. The Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments are an 18-minute drive from the Conservatory at 2500 Kossuth Road.
Show your other half how much you care this Valentine’s Day by taking the time to plan a romantic evening. Located at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments offer residents a great rental option within walking distance of downtown Cambridge, shopping and the library.

 

 

The best cafes in Cambridge

apartments for rent in Cambridge, dining, local hotspots, Cambridge Apartments, Apartments Cambridge, Apartments for Rent in Cambridge, Cambridge apartment rentals, Apartments in Cambridge,  Apartment rentals in Cambridge, Cambridge Apartments for RentIndulge in delicious beverages and gourmet treats in a relaxing and cozy café atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day, get some extra work done or simply savour a specialty beverage made to your liking, local cafes are a destination you definitely have to visit. Skip the mass-produced coffee selection and opt for something local which will offer you quality products and help you support the community. To give Cambridge Apartment residents a glimpse of the city’s hidden treasures, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel has put together some independent coffee shops that you’ll want to visit.

 

Melville Café

If you’ve been searching for a place with an exquisite river view to enjoy a piping-hot beverage and the morning paper try Melville Café. Along with serving the best cappuccinos and coffees, Melville also offers homemade desserts, delicious cakes, sandwiches, soups and thin-crust pizzas. Whether you’re an early riser or a late riser, you will still be able to take advantage of the café’s all-day breakfast. Customers have the option of eat-in, take-out or delivery. The café was profiled by ‘The Record’ and received rave reviews.  Located at 7 Melville Street South in the School of Architecture, the café is a two-minute drive and four-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a seven-minute drive and 31-minute walk from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Grand Cafe

Grand Café is an award-winning neighbourhood coffee shop that prides itself on serving fresh baked goodies, handcrafted specialty drinks and organic fair trade coffee. Located at 18 Queens Square in downtown Cambridge, the café is a one-minute drive and four-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a five-minute drive and 28-minute walk from the Olympia Court Apartments. This café is popular among locals and offers a picturesque view of the Main Street bridge, Cambridge’s churches and Queen Square fountain and park. Pair your coffee with treats including muffins, cookies, scones, tarts, squares, croissants, cinnamon buns and cakes by the slice. If you’re in the mood for something more filling, there are an assortment of sandwiches, bagels and hot-out-of-the-oven dishes for you to enjoy. Smoothies and cold drinks are also available.

 

Java Garden

Experience a comfy, open setting and enjoy some food and drink at Java Garden. Unlike coffee shop chains, Java Garden invites you in to enjoy great coffee, foods, sweets and unique entertainment. Music Nights, Astrology Afternoons, Movie Nights and local art exhibits are just are a few things that Java Garden’s owner Dan has going on at the shop.  Pop in for a quick bite, get a little work done with the free Wi-Fi or simply catch up with friends over some board games. The café is not open on Sunday or Monday, but that still leaves five days to enjoy this wonderful atmosphere. Located at 2 Queen Street East, Java Garden is a 15-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a 13-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Cafe 13 Main Street Grill

Drop by Café 13 Main Street Grill and enjoy some delicious entrees and weekly specials. If you’re not sure what you’re craving, Café 13’s menu is large enough to satisfy even the most indecisive and hungry appetite. Their lunch and dinner menus include garlic bread, artichoke, spinach and cheese dip, burgers, chipotle chicken club house wraps, pulled pork wrap, creamy Mushroom Pappardelle Pasta, Caesar salad, chicken wings, smoked pastrami sandwich and a whole lot more. Located at 13 Main Street, the restaurant is a one-minute drive and five-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a five-minute drive and 26-minute walk from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Spend a relaxing afternoon or evening enjoying great company and an expertly crafted cup of coffee or meal at these local cafes. Located at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments offer current and prospective residents a fantastic rental option.

 

Best Spots to Eat in Cambridge

apartments cambridgeSwimming, hiking, playing and spending a day out in the summer sun can definitely do wonders to work up an appetite. With so many summer festivities, finding time to grab a delicious snack or bite to eat will ensure that you have energy for the rest of the day. Luckily, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel Property Management, offer Cambridge Apartments that are located near some of the city’s best snack spots. 

Ernie’s Roadhouse

If you are looking for a menu selection that will banish any thoughts and feelings of hunger, Ernie’s Roadhouse can do all that and more. Boasting an impressive range of dishes that include bruschetta, escargot, chicken stir-fry, fish and chips, wraps, and pastas, this eatery will take care of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located at 7 Queen Street West on the corner of Queen Street and Guelph Avenue in the heart of Hespeler, Ernie’s is 16 minutes away from the Cedar Towers Apartments and 15 minutes from the Olympia Court Apartments.

Angel’s Family Restaurant and Deli

Angel’s Family Restaurant and Deli has three great features: a retro 50′s atmosphere, good food and exceptional service. It is also worth noting that their menu items have generous portions at a reasonable price that will put hunger to rest. Enjoy the Montreal smoked meat sandwiches, seafood, pastas, burgers, salads and award-winning chicken that stock this delectable menu. Williams and McDaniel’s Cedar Towers Apartments are a 13-minute car ride and the Olympia Court Apartments are a 12-minute car ride away from the Angel’s location on 560 Hespeler Road. Angel’s also has a claim to fame from winning the Reader’s Choice Award’s Best Breakfast for 2010, 2011 and 2012 from The Independent and the Free Press.

Friedas Place

At Friedas Place they have been serving up appetizing snacks for the Cambridge community for over 20 years. Located on 210 Pinebush Road, the Cambridge apartments are less than 15 minutes away. Friedas’ most popular and acclaimed menu item is their World Famous Beef Burger, which customers young and old enjoy daily.  Indulge in some generous portions of chicken on a bun, salads, milkshakes and other tasty summer treats.  Keep your energy levels high and banish hunger with these mouthwatering food spots just minutes away from the apartments. For more information on Williams and McDaniel’s Cambridge apartments, please click here.

 

Best Locally-Focused Menus in Cambridge

 

cambridge blog 0617 Local seasonal produce is just one of the great things about summer. Restaurant menus often reflect this and tailor their menus to include seasonal vegetables and fruit selections. Oftentimes, restaurants prefer to keep their fresh ingredients local to help support smaller businesses and farmers. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, offers Cambridge apartments that are close to a variety of mouthwatering and locally focused food spots.

Cambridge Mill

Local produce and ingredients are not only delicious and healthy, but using them also helps keep smaller businesses running. The Cambridge Mill is one restaurant that lives by this mantra and currently participates in the “Earth to Table” Philosophy. As a result of this, every dish offered on their menu is comprised of responsibly and locally grown ingredients. The lunch, dinner, dessert and brunch menus are also modified throughout the year to reflect what is in season. Choose from the finest hand-marbled meats, local cheeses, truffles and a mouthwatering and fresh everyday seafood selection. Located on 130 Water Street North, the Mill is only a 3-minute car ride or 12-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and The Olympia Court Apartments are only a 7-minute car ride.

Elixir Bistro

If you prefer meals with exquisite vegetable side dishes and tender pork, duck or lamb, the Elixir Bistro is a culinary wonder that should not be missed. Located on 34 Main Street, this artisan of food is a 2-minute car ride and a 6-minute walk from the Cedar Towers, while the Olympia Court Apartments are a 6-minute car ride and a 26-minute walk away. Satisfy a hungry palate with sensational menu items that include crispy Duck Confit, Chicken Basquaise and Eggplant Bruschetta. In order to maintain quality meals and dishes, Elixir’s menu features frequent changes to accommodate the freshest in-season produce.

Café 13 Grill

 Since the 1980s, the Café 13 Grill has offered the Cambridge community an appetizing alternative to roadhouses and sports bars. With large portions and a desire to explore new and exciting foods and concepts, Chief Michael Boyd has created a business that has thrived and continues to forge relationships with local brewers and farmers.  Located at 14 Main Street, the Grill is 2 minutes away by car and 6 minutes walking distance away from the Cedar Towers apartments. The Olympia Court apartments located at 72 Alison Avenue are only a 6-minute car ride and 27-minute walk, which you can enjoy either before or after your meal.  With classic comfort food that includes fish and chips, spaghetti and meatballs and chicken and sausage gumbo, the lunch and dinner menus are set to satisfy all kinds of hungry patrons. For those who are allergic to gluten, the Café recently introduced gluten-free lunch and dinner menus.

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