The Aberfoyle Mill Restaurant, with its enchanting interior, serves as a living testament to its rich history. Constructed in 1859 by Scottish immigrant George McLean, the village of Aberfoyle pays homage to another Scotsman, George MacFarlane, who named it after a village beneath the Trossachs mountains, just north of Glasgow.
Originally a grist mill, powered by a scenic pond at the rear, the Aberfoyle Mill achieved international recognition in 1867, winning a gold medal for its oatmeal at the World’s Fair in Paris. Operational until the late 1920s, the Mill witnessed an era of industrious prosperity.
In 1960, the Owens family acquired the Mill, embarking on a meticulous six-year restoration project. Today, transformed into one of Canada’s most unique restaurants, the Aberfoyle Mill invites you to dine amidst history and relish a culinary experience that seamlessly blends the past with the present.