Durham’s Premier Farm-to-Table Experience

Discover a culinary haven where nature’s bounty is celebrated, and the flavors of Durham come alive. Nestled within the vibrant community of The Trail Hub, Nest Restaurant is the culmination of Chef Brian MacAskill’s visionary approach to upscale dining. With a commitment to locally sourced ingredients and a limited menu showcasing Durham’s best, we invite you to embark on a gastronomic journey like no other.

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Experience the Best of Nest, Outdoors

Nest, our beloved farm-to-table restaurant, now extends its charm to the great outdoors! Nest on the Patio brings everything you love about Nest—delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a warm, inviting atmosphere—just outside.

Breathtaking Views & NEW Menu!

Savor your meal while enjoying the stunning views of our beautiful trails and natural surroundings. Our Patio offers a perfect setting to relax and enjoy the fresh air, whether you’re unwinding after a day of adventure or gathering with friends and family.

Our talented Executive Chef, Brian MacAskill, has meticulously crafted a special menu for Nest on the Patio, showcasing seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in various delectable dishes, including Ontario harvest bowls, artisanal boards, and handcrafted tarts flambée. These culinary delights pair perfectly with locally crafted wines, ciders, and beers. 

Perfect for Every Occasion

Come for the outdoors, stay for the food. Nest on the Patio is the perfect setting for any occasion, from a casual lunch to a romantic dinner or even a celebratory gathering. With ample seating and a warm ambiance, it’s the ideal spot to eat, drink, and explore. 


We value nature’s inspiration in crafting culinary masterpieces. In collaboration with local farmers and artisans, we ensure each dish truly represents Durham’s unique flavors.

Our intimate setting, balancing rustic charm and modern elegance, guarantees memorable dining moments. Whether it’s a romantic dinner or a close-knit gathering, indulge in our culinary offerings.

DINNER: Wednesday to Saturday 5pm to 9pm
LUNCH: Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 3pm
BRUNCH: Sunday 11am to 3pm

Trail Hub Feast On certified restaurant in Uxbridge

We’re Feast On® certified! This means that Nest meets a stringent set of standards set by the Culinary Tourism Alliance to prove that we are committed to sourcing Ontario grown and raised ingredients. When you dine with us, you know you’re getting a genuine taste of local.
Learn more: culinarytourismalliance.com/feast-on

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Wednesday Date Night

Step into Nest for our exclusive “Wednesday Date Night” celebration, a weekly event held every Wednesday. For $60 per person, tax included, indulge in a distinctive three-course gourmet dinner.

Enhance your meal for an additional $5.65 with a 3-ounce wine pairing for each course, meticulously chosen by our Nest Front of House, Kelly Braendel. Dive into a world of exquisite flavors as Kelly skillfully navigates you through each wine selection, elevating your midweek meal into a memorable exploration of taste and sophistication.

Trail Hub Feast On certified restaurant in Uxbridge

Wine & Dine Thursdays

Elevate your dining experience every Thursday with our exclusive offer—1/2 off on ALL bottles of wine!

From delightful VQA selections to premium imports, pair your favorite wine with our farm-to-table delicacies. Don’t miss the chance to sip, savor, and save. Reserve your table now.

Exquisite Lunch Experience

Our lunch menu, offered at A La Carte pricing, features a selection of exquisite dishes crafted to satisfy diverse palates. From fresh, vibrant salads to hearty, flavorful entrees, each dish is prepared with the finest ingredients and a touch of Nest’s signature creativity.

Whether it’s a business lunch, a casual meet-up with friends, or a solo retreat, our welcoming ambiance and attentive service ensure a delightful dining experience. Embrace the art of leisurely dining and make your lunchtime a highlight of your day at Nest.

Sunday Brunch

Welcome to a Sunday Brunch experience like no other!

Situated at 722 Chalk Lake Road, our cozy, warm chalet awaits you, with inviting fireplaces, comfortable seating, and spectacular views.

As you indulge in our A La Carte brunch menu, you’ll be enveloped in an ambiance that combines rustic charm with elegant comfort. Our diverse selection ranges from classic brunch staples to innovative culinary delights, each prepared with the freshest ingredients and a unique Nest flair.

Whether you enjoy a family gathering, reconnecting with friends, or savoring a peaceful morning solo, our brunch setting offers the perfect backdrop. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty, the warmth of our fireplaces, and the exquisite flavors of our cuisine. Make your Sundays memorable with our “Sunday Brunch” at Nest, where every visit is an experience to cherish.

Chef Brian MacAskill’s Vision

Elevating Simplicity to Perfection

With meticulous attention to detail, Chef Brian MacAskill crafts a limited menu showcasing Durham’s finest ingredients. By focusing on a smaller selection of dishes, he masterfully highlights the essence and quality of each ingredient, elevating simplicity to perfection. Prepare to be captivated by dishes that embody the seasons, reflecting the ever-changing tapestry of flavors that Durham provides.

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Indulge in the Extraordinary

The Nest Restaurant offers an intimate and inviting atmosphere, with limited seating, to ensure a personalized and memorable experience.

Whether enjoying a romantic evening for two or gathering with close friends and family, our cozy space creates the perfect ambiance for savoring extraordinary culinary delights. Immerse yourself in an environment that combines rustic charm with contemporary elegance, where every detail is designed to enhance your dining pleasure.

Reserve your table at The Nest Restaurant and experience upscale farm-to-table dining like never before.