Hops & Barley is a restaurant and lounge in the Best Western Parkway Inn serving great food and a wide selection of beer and spirits.
Nestled in the Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre we offer great food, great wines and a wide selection of beers and spirits. Our Executive Chef Brad Ruest has created a menu that combines traditional classic steak and seafood dishes, a variety of palate inspired main dishes along with a new twist on Pub Fare and Homestyle dishes such as Shepherds Pie, Fish & Chips and Bangers & Mashed.
Hops Lounge is the perfect place to mingle, nibble and sip. Relax by our huge fireplace and try one of our social plates. The Tomato Basil Mussels, Bruschetta Flatbread or Haddock Tacos are simply to die for.
Born and raised in Cornwall, he arose from a family of passionate chefs. At the age of 12, he started his profession in the culinary field. By the age of 18, he was working in his family’s restaurant in Pefferlaw, Ontario, where he found his true passion for the culinary industry. In 2007 he left Pefferlaw to study Police Foundations at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. Brad returned to Cornwall in 2010 to return to his true passion of cooking to become a Sous Chef at a pub in St Andrews, Ontario. From there, he took his career to the next level, becoming Chef at O.E.T.I.O and then at a local golf course. In 2015 he joined the culinary team at the Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre, where he became Sous Chef. In 2022 he took the helm as Executive Chef, leading a team of passionate cooks preparing great food.