Welcome to Schofields

Casual Gourmet with a Norfolk Flavour
Since opening in 2011, Schofields Bistro located idowntown Port Dover has offered accessible taste.  In November, 2014 we relocated to the Lighthouse Festival Theatre Building.  
Ambiance abounds here – fresh flowers, exposed brick walls and restored original hardwood floors, and attentive, unobtrusive service in the European tradition. Schofields provides a stylish yet casual atmosphere with a full-menu of high quality, moderately priced, traditional Bistro favorites. With fresh local produce from Norfolk County and gourmet ingredients are served in generous portions. Complementing selection of unique wine and beers.                                                                                 

243 Main Street steps away from Lighthouse Festival Theatre.


History of Schofields

Opening in 2011, founders Michael Haywood and David Newton selected a location where the past and present could create a welcoming culinary and cultural space. 

Our experienced team includes Michael's extensive culinary experience includes Hemmings Broken Plate in Port Dover.  Chef Russell Black joined in 2015, having spent the last 10 yearsChef Russell’s 10 years’ experience is in casual/fine dining, á la carte restaurants, where he held progressive back of house culinary positions. Russell trained at the Stratford Chef School, and continued his training under some highly skilled and accomplished Chefs; receiving his Red Seal Apprenticeship in 2011.  Russell has held senior and Chef roles and varied French, Italian and Canadian cuisine at leading Rundles of Stratford and Muskoka restaurants as: Taboo Resort Golf and Spa, JW Marriot Rosseau, and the exclusive member Őviinbyrd. 


The Schofields name is an acknowledgement of this past. The Schofield Brother’s erected the neighbouring building in the 1850s and operated a grocery store until the 1920s.  Located on Main Street and across from Powell Park the building has been the heart of commerce and village life, with a colourful history and host to a variety of different businesses.   


Open Tuesday to Sunday, our hours of operation: Lunch (11am to 4pm) and Dinner (4pm to 8pm Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 4pm to 9pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Our Special Sunday Menus: Brunch Menu (10am to 3pm) and Prime Rib Dinner Special while supplies last.

 Please call 519-583-3400 to make reservations or to book your next event.  Schofields offers special Group Packages and Prix Fixe pricing for your holiday party or special occasion. We offer a premium selection of Wines, Beer, and Spirits both domestic and imports.  Gift Certificates are also available for purchase.

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