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Welcome to a Taste of Downtown London!

Downtown is the cultural, economic and

entertainment centre of our city. Popular with

Londoners as well as visitors from throughout our

region and around the world, we are proud of the

dining experiences our members have to offer.

This dining guide gives you a delicious roadmap for

the many restaurants that call London’s downtown

their home. Whether you are looking for a farmto-table

meal featuring the best of local food and

beverage choices, or a quick bite on the go, you can

find it here. We know you’ll enjoy the array of dining

possibilities — from A to Z — available to you.

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4 Downtown London Dining Guide

Organized into five categories, the following list reflects

the exciting range of dining options available in

Downtown London. The colour key is at the bottom of

the page and the map (referenced on the same line as the

business name) is conveniently located in the centre spread.

Culinary Retail locations can be found on pages 27–29.

Covent Garden Market

D11

130 King Street at Talbot Street www.coventmarket.com

Many listings in this guide will lead you to Covent Garden Market — a

culinary destination for both locals and out-of-town guests. You will

find culturally-diverse independent restaurants and take-out outlets,

produce vendors, bakers, butchers and local food artisans. A produceronly

Farmers’ Market — “We grow it, raise it, bake it or make it!” —

operates outdoors on the market square Thursdays and Saturdays from

May to December.

A

818 Sushi & Bubble Tea F2

727 Richmond Street 519-702-9687

A-1 Asian Buffet E11

374 Richmond Street 519-439-7888

The A-1 Asian Buffet is an all you can eat pan-Asian inspired buffet

with standard sushi offerings.

A&W

F10

176 Dundas Street 519-679-6565

Abe’s on York

G12

217 York Street 519-433-9322

Abruzzi

D11

119 King Street 519-675-9995

www.abruzzi.ca

Chef Dave Lamers and co-owner Rob D’Amico work with local farmers and

growers to source products that boast both integrity and flavour and then

incorporate these seasonal offerings into Abruzzi’s Italian-inspired menus.

A superior wine list features plenty of exciting consignments. Windows

open to the street to create an indoor-to-outdoor dining experience.

Aladdin Shawarma

F3

685 Richmond Street 519-936-1211

Alberts Diner

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-438-1841

Arby’s

G11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-435-1114

Armouries Grille

I10

352 Dundas Street — Delta Armouries Hotel 519-679-6111

www.armouriesgrille.ca

The Armouries Grille restaurant offers casual fine dining at its best

in the heart of one of the historic hotels atria. This is a full service

restaurant serving breakfast, lunch or dinner, as well as a superior

Sunday brunch buffet.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Aroma of India

J10

350 Dundas Street 519-601-5353

www.aromaofIndia.ca

Traditional Indian cookery complemented with contemporary dishes to

add innovation. The menu offers vegetarian, lamb, chicken, and seafood

dishes at different levels of spicing. Lunch & Dinner, 7 days a week.

B

Bamyan Afghan Cuisine

F5

573 Richmond Street 519-204-2688

This is where you can find traditional Afghan plates, including delicious,

freshly barbecued, sizzling kababs with hot tandoori naans. The cuisine

has similarities to Indian food.

Banh Mi Express

F2

723 Richmond Street 519-601-2246

Bangkok Pad Thai

F2

735 Richmond Street 519-433-6634

bangkokpadthai.com

This busy restaurant is a Richmond Row stalwart, with a casual

atmosphere, pleasant ambience and friendly service. The restaurant

remains a well-liked crowd pleaser with Thai specialties and good

prices. Take-out and home delivery, Licensed.

Barakat Mediterranean Cuisine

F6

551 Richmond Street 519-850-4111

www.barakatdowntown.ca

This casual spot hums with regulars enjoying the Middle Eastern

cuisine. It is well-known for their delicious shawarmas, falafel, tabbouli

and shish kabobs.

The Barking Frog

F4

209 John Street 519-850-3764

Barney’s Lounge

G4

671 Richmond Street 519-433-6634

This is the sophisticated older brother to Barney’s outdoor patio, the

largest in London. One of the city’s oldest and most popular night spots,

The B-Lounge offers an exciting bar to order from, live DJs and live music.

Ben Thanh Viet Thai Restaurant

C12

57 York Street 519-438-4888

www.benthanhlondon.com

This popular Viet-Thai restaurant boasts many meal-in-a-bowl specialties

and vegetarian options at accessible prices. Chefs prepare your meal

fresh a la minute with quality ingredients and authentic herbs and

spices. The large dining room is an airy, relaxing and casual environment.

Bertoldi’s Trattoria

G4

650 Richmond Street 519-438-4343

www.bertoldis.ca

Menus showcase the regional diversity of Italian cuisine. At the heart

of the restaurant is the fiery forno (oven), turning out authentic

breads and pizzas. Specialty pastas and all sauces are made from

scratch. Featuring delectable Italian-inspired desserts. Many wines

imported directly from Italy. Delightful rooftop patio.

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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Billy’s Deli Restaurant

D10

113 Dundas Street 519-679-1970

www.billysdelirestaurant.ca

Jeff and Sandi Harvey’s Billy’s Deli has been a popular downtown

landmark for more than thirty years. For lunch, enjoy classic deli

offerings like the quintessential Reuben and Montreal smoked meat

sandwiches and interesting daily blackboard features. Billy’s also has a

stellar reputation for its seasonal pies.

Black Trumpet

F7

523 Richmond Street 519-850-1500

www.blacktrumpet.ca

Chef has a contemporary take on international classics, drawing from

local and seasonal ingredients to create time-honoured offerings.

The vaulted ceilings, towering centre-hearth fireplace and detailed

craftsmanship create a warm ambiance. Enjoy the exotic terraced

courtyard for al fresco dining. Several private dining rooms are

available, with full multimedia facilities.

Black Walnut Bakery Café

G2

724 Richmond Street 519-850-2253

www.blackwalnutbakerycafe.com

Along with the coffee Roastery, all the bread and pastries are prepared

from scratch and baked on site. The café also features soups, salads

and sandwiches. A courtyard facing Piccadilly is the perfect place for

people-watching on Richmond Row.

Blake’s Bistro and Bar

I11

300 King Street — Doubletree by Hilton 519-430-6414

www.fb.com/blakes2ndfloor

The former London Grill at the DoubleTree space has been converted

into a smart restaurant, with a contemporary look and revamped menu.

Blu Duby

D10

32 Covent Market Place 519-433-1414

www.bluduby.com

Chef combines comfort food classics with modern European, Asian and

Mediterranean twists. This is comfort cuisine in upmarket surroundings

with a nod to hip, but not a speck of pretension. There is a well thought

out wine list offering a variety of price points. Private dining available.

Booster Juice

G11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-204-4513

boosterjuice.com

Budapest Dining Room & Tavern

J10

348 Dundas Street 519-439-3431

www.oo5.com/bpr

A local treasure with red velvet, chandeliers, crystal and old world

charisma. Doyenne Marika Hayek has been delighting patrons with

her repartee and dependably great Hungarian specialities in this

traditional tavern setting for 60 years. Comfy street side patio,

The Bull & Barrel

D11

359 Talbot Street 519-601-8155

london.bullandbarrel.com

Featuring southern-style smokehouse cooking, a rooftop patio, dance

floor and a mechanical bull. Open seven nights a week. Enjoy country

music several nights a week with a band and DJs.

Burger Burger

F4

633 Richmond Street 226-663-8955

www.fb.com/itsburgerburger

Local brothers Kirk and Victor Anastasiadis’ signature item is a tripledecker

burger with three grilled cheese sandwiches as buns.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Burrito Boyz

F5

206 Central Avenue 519-679-2699

burritoboyz.ca

Offering fresh and custom-made burritos and quesadillas.

C

Call the Office

F12

216 York Street 519-433-6634

www.calltheoffice.com

London’s home of original live music

Campus Hi-Fi Diner

G2

736 Richmond Street 519-434-5881

www.campushifi.com

This Richmond Row fixture has been offering reasonably priced

quintessential diner food since 1957.

Cantata Lounge

I10

325 Dundas Street — Delta London Armouries 519-679-6111

The Cantata Lounge crowns the top of one of the Delta Armouries live

atria in the heart of their historical building. Relax in the comfortable

atmosphere with friends, watch the big game or don’t miss an episode

of your favourite show.

The Cardboard Café

D10

114 Dundas Street 519-601-0066

www.thecardboardcafe.com

The menu is a gamer’s dream. You can snack on bowls of candy and

chips, or grab lunch or dinner with a gourmet grilled Panini sandwich.

There is great coffee, tasty pastries and baked goods ready to go.

The Ceeps

G4

671 Richmond Street 519-433-6634

www.fb.com//TheCeeps

The iconic CPR Hotel and Tavern, known today by its more familiar

name, The Ceeps, has been operating since 1890. Colin Tattersall

operates three distinct parts to this London institution: The Ceeps,

Barney’s Lounge and Barney’s outdoor patio on Richmond Street.

Chaucer’s Pub

D9

122 Carling Street

www.marienbad.ca

One of downtown’s foremost beer pubs, located in a heritage building,

Chaucer’s is connected to the Marienbad Restaurant and shares

a menu that reflects Central European history and culture. The

comfortable and cozy pub pays homage to Olde England and is known

for an impressive selection of beers and single malt scotches.

Che Restobar

G10

225 Dundas Street 519-601-7999

cherestobar.ca

Marvin Rivas has designed an atmosphere that sends exactly the

right message about Che: sexy and urbane, casual and spontaneous,

but personable too, with a core commitment to authentic cuisine. The

menu blends tradition and ingenuity in true Latin American style.

Chil Frozen Yogurt Bar

G4

620 Richmond Street 519-601-2445

www.chilfroyo.com

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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The Church Key Bistro-Pub

E8

476 Richmond Street 519-936-0960

www.thechurchkey.ca

This is top-notch cooking and Chef Michael Anglestad has a repertoire

of flavours that are big, brash and rustic but thoroughly cosmopolitan.

Pastry Chef Cliff Briden is also at the top of his game. Owners Vanessa

and Pete Willis have created a special place to meet and imbibe. An

intimate outdoor courtyard borders the south side of the building.

Cilantro Mediterranean Cuisine

F7

525 Richmond St. 519-601-0303

www.cilantrocuisine.ca

Options include Middle Eastern fare with items such as shawarma,

falafel, tabbouli, hummus and fattoush, as well as Italian-inspired

dishes such as chicken parmesan. Sit-in or take-out.

Ciroc Lounge

E12

335-337 Richmond Street 519-860-2582

Coffee Culture

H10

260 Dundas Street 519-850-2233

www.coffeeculturecafe.com

The Coop Rotisserie

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-433-0649

Simple rotisserie chicken dinners with several sauce and side choices

made in-house from local and whole ingredients, including fresh-cut

fries, a selection of fresh salads, daily soups, infamous mac n’ cheese

and delectable desserts baked daily by Petit Paris. Take-out or dine-in.

Cornerstone Sushi Ya

G9

440 Clarence Street 519-936-2869

www.sushiyalondon.com

A charming little restaurant with friendly owners and an unpretentious

atmosphere. The variety of made to order sushi and sashimi are highlights

of the menu, along with bento box specials and other Japanese specialities.

Cousin Vinny’s Pizza

E10

425 Richmond Street 519-645-1116

www.cousinvinnyspizza.ca

Crabby Joe’s Tap & Grill

H10

276 Dundas Street 519-645-4880

www.crabbyjoes.com

Casual dining and family-friendly pub fare. Open until 2 am daily.

D

The Daily Planet Café

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-672-2248

foodandshops.com/food/daily_planet_cafe

David’s Bistro

E9

432 Richmond Street 519-667-0535

www.davidsbistro.ca

Enjoy a solid array of classic French dishes that are so virtuous, in such

a French way, it’s almost impossible to believe you’re not in France. The

bistro, with its tiny bar, vivacious red walls and black-checked tablecloths

is a venerated downtown dining destination. Sensibly priced, extensive

ever-changing consignment wine selection and interesting VQAs.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Dominic’s Italian Eatery

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-672-2186

Dos Tacos

F4

611 Richmond Street (Opening Spring 2017)

Dragonfly Bistro

F2

715 Richmond Street 519-432-2191

www.dragonflybistro.ca

Simple, stylish and sophisticated is the best way to describe this

charming bistro. Donald and Nora Yuriaan have an irresistible kitchen,

an accessibly-priced menu and welcoming service. Visit for lunch, dinner

or the Indonesian set menu, available every evening.

E

The Early Bird

D11

355 Talbot Street 519-439-6483

www.theearlybird.ca

Gregg and Justin Wolfe’s red-hot diner, with casual farm-to-table

cooking, has a quirky charm and a hotchpotch menu of updated retro

diner classics and new generation comfort foods. Signature dishes

include the king-sized “turducken club” sandwich. You can’t get much

more hip-but-earthy than The Early Bird diner.

Edgar and Joe’s Café

F11

201 King Street www.edgarandjoes.ca

A social enterprise with great food, great coffee, and great atmosphere.

Located inside the Innovation Works London building. Open weekdays

from 8am–4pm.

Elevate Rooftop Patio

G10

238 Dundas Street 519-667-1222

A rooftop patio operated by Lavish that is open seasonally and hosts

outdoor events.

F

Fellini Koolini’s Italian Cuisini

E6

155 Albert Street 519-642-2300

www.fellinikoolini.com

Uber-restaurateur Mike Smith’s homage to the surreal Italian director,

on a charming backstreet just off Richmond Row. Menu favourites

include a large selection of pastas, thin crust pizzas, steamed mussels,

calamari and delicious steaks. Next door to sibling pub The Runt Club.

Fire Roasted Coffee Café

D11

105 King Street 519-438-5225

www.fireroastedcoffee.com

This flagship café for the Fire Roasted Coffee Company is situated in a

renovated heritage building. Everything is freshly baked from scratch.

The chalkboard menu changes daily. Try the signature espresso or a

coffee cocktail. Interesting selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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Fitzray’s Restaurant and Lounge

D10

110 Dundas Street 519-646-1112

www.fitzrays.com

Kitty-corner from Budweiser Gardens, with a unique take on classic

bar fare, late night live music, or drinks before or after an event. The

patio is an industry favourite. “The staff make you feel at home, and

treat you like you just walked into your best friend’s house.”

Five Fortune Culture Restaurant

E11

368 Richmond Street 226-667-9873

www.fivefortuneculture.ca

This is no formulaic Chinese restaurant adapted to suit local tastes. The

cuisine, as prepared by Jie Liang and interpreted by Wenbei is “Pure

Chinese,” Yunnan with Sichuan and Guizhou influences.

Fox and Fiddle

H11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-679-8126

www.foxandfiddle.com

Traditional and modern pub fare with a cozy yet vibrant ambience and

a good selection of domestic and imported draught beer. Enjoy darts

or pool and watch your favourite sporting event. Seasonal patio.

Fresh Booth

F9

201 Queens Avenue 519-646-0000

Fresh Healthy Café

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-204-7346

Freshii

H9, H11

255 Queens Avenue 519-601-5505

One of Canada’s hottest fresh fast food chains, founded by a Western

University grad. Outlets are designed to be as green as possible by using a

minimum of energy, biodegradable cutlery and recyclable products.

Fresno’s — The Italian Table

F5

583 Richmond Street 519-639-0770

Offering a signature hand-cut veal sandwich, fresh pastas, gelato etc.

Sauces are made from- scratch.

Fried Rice Delight

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-601-0455

G

Garlic’s of London

E8

479 Richmond Street 519-432-4092

www.garlicsoflondon.com

Proponents of farm-to-table cuisine, Chef and her culinary team offer

intelligent and ethically informed menu choices. Garlic’s combines all

the elements of a perennial favourite — as delicious, innovative, topof-the-line,

rustic cooking using seasonal and high quality ingredients.

Glassroots

G4

646 Richmond Street 519-850-8688

www.glassrootslondon.com

Downtown hub for a healthy, locally-sourced plant-based food culture

and a haven for wine lovers. Mixing a scratch kitchen with a warm and

friendly dining room and 14 seat patio. Featuring Sunday brunch and a

vegan take-away lunch.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Globally Local

G10

252 Dundas Street 519-488-6536

www.globallylocal.ca

Billed as Canada’s first vegan fast food restaurant, Globally Local

is located across the street from the Central Library. Try the “Big

McInnes,” a vegan interpretation of McDonald’s Big Mac. Look for the

McVegans food truck around town and at local festivals.

Golden Wok

G11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-679-2266

The Gourmet Deli

H11, F9

248 King Street 519-777-1065

200 Queens Avenue 519-601-2401

www.thegourmetdeli.ca

A combination of quick-service deli, sandwich emporium, coffee

shop and caterer serving a casual breakfast and lunch. From specialty

beverages to bagels to grab-and-go staples, you’ll find a variety of fresh

— no preservatives, no processed foods — options..

Grinning Gator

E10

391 Richmond Street 519-672-5050

www.grinninggator.ca

This large neighbourhood pub offers an extensive variety of casual fare.

Ground Up Organic Café

F2

717 Richmond Street 519-601-1200

www.thegroundupcafe.com

An organic, plant-based and eco-conscious healthy menu changes

daily. Try the No-Chicken Curry Wrap or the Chili Cheezy Potato Bowl.

Featuring espresso drinks, smoothies and various grab n’ go items,

including their Drop the Beet Slaw.

Gs Its Good Pizza and Panino

G3

660 Richmond Street 519-434-2220

H

Hasbeans

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-663-0237

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/hasbeans

The hospitable Smith family — Covent Garden Market merchants

for more than 125 years — are hands-on, offering hand-selected and

imported quality gourmet coffee varietals and blends. Enjoy a cup or

take home a freshly roasted bag of beans.

Haven’s Creamery

G2

226 Piccadilly Street 519-204-1786

www.havensicecream.com

From-scratch, batch-by-batch, high-integrity ice cream made with

simple, local ingredients and fresh cream and milk from Hagerville’s

Hewitt’s Dairy. Just off Richmond Row.

Hopscotch

F9

201 Queens Avenue

Hopscotch menus are chef-driven, offering healthy and exciting takes on

traditional salads in addition to other original recipes. All sauces (more

than 10) are made in-house daily. The business uses eco-friendly and

biodegradable containers and potato-based forks.

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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Hot Oven

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-679-1620

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/hot-oven

Try one of Zoran Sheovac’s mouth-watering bureks: spinach and

cheese, meat or plain. These baked treats, made of a thin flaky phyllo

pastry, attract visitors from around the region.

The Hudson Social Club

D10

398 Talbot Street 519-433-2200

I

Icarus Resto Bar

F7

519 Richmond Street 519-601-7110

www.icarusrestobar.com

Richmond Row hotspot featuring an open kitchen. Upscale

contemporary Greek and Mediterranean fusion cooking, including

gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly offerings.

The Ice Creamery

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-642-0202

A variety of home-made ice cream flavours, including some non-dairy

products. Dream cakes for that special occasion also available.

Ionian Pizza Restaurant

H10

275 Dundas Street — City Centre 519-434-2092

J

Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill

G4

660 Richmond Street 519-642-0708

www.jackastors.com/location-map/10/

Jack’s

F6

539 Richmond Street 519-438-1876

www.fb.com/JacksLdn

J Dee’s Market Grill

D11

109 King Street 519-858-8646

www.fb.com/pages/J-Dees-Market-Grill/114487265263845

A popular spot steps from Budweiser Gardens, the kitchen offers

a menu of diverse burger variations with gourmet and traditional

toppings and features numerous grilled items and accompaniments.

Jewel of India

E11

390 Richmond Street 519-434-9268

www.jewelofindiarestaurant.ca

Serving up a blend of fresh spices and delectably good curries since 1985.

Whether you’re craving a fiery vindaloo, a classic korma, or one of their

other speciality Tandoori or curry dishes — with plenty of vegetarian

options — the food is spiced to suit your palate.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Joe Kool’s

F5

595 Richmond Street 519-663-5665

www.joekoolsrestaurant.ca

The landmark restaurant is known for its sardonic sense of humour,

nachos, kitchen sink pizza and signature chicken wings. The menu also

offers a great selection of sandwiches, burgers and Tex-Mex, all served

in jumbo portions.

K

Kawa Sushi

G2

142 Fullarton Street —Talbot Centre 519-858-8788

Offering some of the best sushi in the city, from party platters to lunch

specials, order online for delivery.

K Grill

G1

742 Richmond Street 519-601-6688

Modern eatery with in-table grills for cooking Korean-style meats, plus

a full menu & all you can eat buffet. Opening Spring 2017.

Kings Inn Diner

F11

186 King Street 519-679-5999

dinehere.ca/london/kings-inn-diner

This popular two-level 1960s-style diner has a good short-order kitchen

with fast and friendly service, serving old-school restaurant-style,

filling and reasonably priced fare with few embellishments.

Kokame Express Sushi

F4

629 Richmond Street 519-601-2622

Korean Express

F11

346 Richmond Street 519-850-5015

Serving authentic and traditional Korean and Japanese dishes. Open

for lunch, dinner, and drinks.

Kosmos Catering and Eatery

F6

551 Richmond Street 519-204-1580

www.kosmoscatering.ca

Kosmos offers an enticing array of paninis, sandwiches, soups and

salads and a seasonal patio. Catering, gourmet grab-and-go or eat in.

L

La Casa Ristorante

D11

117 King Street 519-434-2272

www.lacasaristorante.com

Menus are rooted in authentic Italian tradition, featuring classics of

Italian culinary canon —prepared from scratch — with skill, consistency

and familiarity hallmarks of the La Casa culinary experience.

Latino Flavours Restaurant

E11

129 Dundas Street 519-933-1333

Featuring Latino classics such as pupusas, tacos, arepas and

chimichangas, with a twist. Try the pineapple cobbler and coconut flan.

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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Lavish Night Club

G10

238 Dundas Street 519-667-1222

www.clublavish.ca

Quintessential ultra-lounge and a high-energy night spot, evoking

both diversity and unity.

Little Caesars Pizza

F5

605 Richmond Street 519-434-7676

Little Red Roaster

D11, G10

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-645-7188

www.thelittleredroaster.com

Beyond a bountiful selection of fair trade coffee, tea and treats, enjoy

their breakfast options, sandwiches, quiche, salads and sweets.

London Ale House

H10

288 Dundas Street 519-204-2426

The London Ale House has a large variety of beers — local, inter national

draught, bottled and ciders. Menu items are prepared in-house, from

scratch — even the condiments, using beers and ciders. There is a back garden

patio with a huge projection television screen.

London Club

F9

177 Queens Avenue 519-434-6889 Ext 22

www.londonclub.com

London’s premiere private club since 1880.

London’s Shawarma

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-601-9000

London Tap House

F6

545 Richmond Street 519-601-2001

Two bars, dance floor and seasonal patio.

The London Wine Bar

D10

420 Talbot Street 519-913-3400

www.londonwinebar.ca

Inspired by traditional Parisian wine bars, Mario Jozic and Laura Del

Maestro strive to make quality wine approachable while creating a relaxed

and hospitable atmosphere.

Lone Star Texas Grill

G3

660 Richmond Street 519-434-4663

www.fb.com/LoneStarTexasGrillLondon

Comfortable restaurant and patio, featuring authentic Tex-Mex favourites

with a mesquite grill.

Los Lobos

580 Talbot Street

Los Lobos menu will share the love for tacos but also cover a take on

classics and Modern Mexican. (Aiming to launch June/July 2017)

M

D6

Macro Foods

G5

430 Richmond St. 519-258-8224

www.macrofoods.ca

Macro Foods specializes in healthy grab n’ go, pre-portioned meals.

Casual Fine Dining Restaurant/Diner Pub/Bar


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Marienbad Restaurant

D9

122 Carling Street 519-679-9940

www.marienbad.ca

For over 40 years, the Marienbad has brought European dining culture to

downtown, in a casual atmosphere. The kitchen evokes eastern and central

Europe with its skill for that perfect marriage of sweet and sour timehonoured

specialties. There is an exceptional steak tartare and a variety

of signature schnitzels. A black iron fence, flower boxes and comfortable

tables with festive umbrellas add charm to the inviting sidewalk patio.

Marble Slab Creamery

F5

573 Richmond Street 519-673-0777

www.marbleslab.ca

Offers fresh premium ice cream and frozen yogurt, prepared on-site using

the purest ingredients available, including Canadian dairy products.

The Market Deli

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-850-3407

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/the-market-deli

Serving delicious coffee and baked bagels daily and featuring mouthwatering

roast beef and smoked meat sandwiches, a signature veal

parmesan popular for lunch or before the game.

Marky’s Crepe Café

F8

484 Richmond Street 519-434-8996

www.markys.ca

Offering a wide variety of sweet and savoury items, which range from

tuna-stuffed crêpes to waffles smothered with pineapple, coconut,

chocolate syrup and Nutella.

Mas Café

F10

192 Dundas Street 519-601-0192

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Gabriel Sepulvelda sources the Latin-inspired café’s ingredients locally,

including its butcher products. Pork or Beef Milanesa (breaded and fried

cutlet sandwich) alone is worth a visit. Savoury empanadas are stuffed

with a variety of traditional fillings, and churros — a delicious fried choux

paste doughnut — are made-to-order and filled with manjar de leche.

Massey’s Fine Indian Cuisine

F11

174 King Street 519-672-2989

www.masseys.ca

Chef/owner Patison Massey and his business partner and spouse

Anisha seem to be always on hand. Chef shows his expertise with spices,

offering classic Indian favourites and various exotic accompaniments.

McCabe’s Irish Pub & Grill

F2

739 Richmond Street 519-858-8485

www.fb.com/mccabesinlondon

Offering the perfect Irish and local mix. Open all day with 20 drafts

on tap, local pub fare, professional service, foot stompin’ music and a

huge patio. Lunch, dinner and late night music.

McDonalds

E10

151 Dundas Street 519-661-0645

Michael’s On The Thames

A12

1 York Street 519-672-0111

www.michaelsonthethames.com

For thirty years and counting, Michael’s has delivered a meal to

remember, raising the bar in casual fine dining. A polished staff give

patrons what they want, consistently. Traditions remain, but the

restaurant is now less formal, more relaxed, and has been smartly

refurbished to create a renewed sense of comfort and well-being.

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Milos’ Craft Beer Emporium

D10

420 Talbot Street 519-601-4447

www.pubmilos.com

This is London’s premier craft beer destination, owned and operated by

renowned publican Milos Kral. Chef Matt Reijnen prepares menus that

reflect their farm-to-table commitment and passion for everything

local. Kral offers 23 micros on tap with excellent style variation.

Miso Sushi

G3

660 Richmond Street 519-433-8080

Mr. Sub

F10

185 Dundas Street 519-858-8228

Molly Bloom’s Irish Pub

G2

700 Richmond Street 519-675-1212

www.mollyslondon.com

Authentic Irish pub offering a variety of hearty traditional Irish fare

and an impressive bar.

The Morrissey House

I10

359 Dundas Street 519-204-9220

www.themorrisseyhouse.com

Publican Marc Serré’s unique selection of beers and innovative pub

food creates a welcoming, warm and cozy local with a popular 60-seat

patio in season. Almost everything is made in house from scratch and

Chef Andrew Harris’ menu is comfortable and accessible but with a twist.

Moxie’s Grill & Bar

E9

441 Richmond 519-936-0745

www.moxies.ca

An upscale casual dining experience, Moxie’s extensive menu provides

a variety of premium steaks, sandwiches, hamburgers, pastas and rice,

as well as various other mains, salads and starters.

Mythic Grill

E6

179 Albert Street 519-433-0230

www.mythicgrill.ca

Traditional Greek cuisine with a modern flair, served in a quaint bistro

atmosphere for those looking for an intimate dining experience.

Tender lamb chops, sizzling saganaki and succulent calamari are

signature dishes. No reservations on weekends.

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Nate’s Shawarma

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-667-0041

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/nates-shawarma

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine featuring a variety of

salads, stews, rice blends, pita sandwiches, chicken shawarma, beef

shish kebab, falafel, burgers and pizza.

The New Delhi Deli

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-679-0518

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/the-new-delhi-deli

Chef Bhan serves up a melting pot of Indian, Caribbean, Mexican and

East African cuisines. She offers homemade non-dairy, vegetarian and

meat curry choices, jerk and tandoori chicken, roti wraps, samosas,

seafood, duck, lamb and more.

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New York Pizza & Shawarma

D12

120 York Street 519-601-2647

Nooners

G9

436 Clarence Street 519-434-8242

www.fb.com/noonersforlunch

Nooner’s has had a bustling lunch crowd for over 30 years. The spot

wins big points for its fast and healthy selection of soups, salads,

sandwiches and features like quiche and shepherd’s pie. The eatery

sports 75 seats indoors and a popular “alleyway” patio.

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Olive R. Twists

D11

130 King Street 519-204-9184

www.OliveRTwists.ca

Fresh home-style cooking, 75-foot bar serving 16 craft beers and large

patio. Express lunch menu and late night offerings.

Organic Works Bakery at Eldon House B8

481 Ridout Street North 519-204-1385

www.organicworksbakery.com

This pop up bakery features a selection of organic breads, bars, cookies

and treats.

O”zen Sushi

F5

607 Richmond Street 519-642-2558

www.ozenlondon.com

This Richmond Row mainstay is owner/chef Shawn Ham‘s take on

authentic Korean, sushi and fusion-inspired Japanese favourites. Be

sure to try the okonomi yaki (Japanese-style pancakes).

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Papa’s Pizza

E3

117 Saint George Street 519-432-7793

Petit Paris

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-433-0647

www.petit-paris.ca

A taste of France in every bite: sandwiches, crepes, quiche, cakes,

salads, macaroons and high quality patisserie.

The Piping Kettle Soup Co.

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-642-7687

Enjoy one of the many soups, salads and sandwiches; pulled pork or

barbeque chicken, made fresh daily.

Pita Pit

G3

699 Richmond Street 519-438-0222

Pizza Pizza

E10

158 Dundas Street 519-667-1111

www.pizzapizza.ca

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

Fast & Fresh Counter Service


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Pizza Rounds

J10

422 Waterloo Street 519-808-8888

Plant Matter Kitchen

G10

244 Dundas Street (Opening mid-summer 2017)

www.plantmatterkitchen.com

Plant Matter Kitchen serves vegan comfort-food with an organic

and whole food focus, crafting innovative offerings by mixing global

flavours with an ethical ethos.

Poacher’s Arms

E9

171 Queens Avenue 519-432-7888

www.poachersarms.ca

Poacher’s Arms is London’s oldest pub, featuring casual dining true

to the British convention. They offer hearty fare, prepared to order,

at accessible prices. Poacher’s is especially proud of its reputation for

their award-winning barbecue sauce and ribs and its continental menu.

Prince Albert’s Diner

F6

565 Richmond Street 519-432-2835

A popular retro-style diner and late-night hipster hangout on

Richmond Row for 18 years. The Wally burger, a handmade patty

topped with freshly sizzled bacon and a smothering of peanut butter,

has been a hit since they first started selling it and was featured on

Food Network Canada’s You Gotta Eat Here!

Prohibition

E9

153 Carling Street 519-432-7660

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Quesada Burritos & Tacos

F7

515 Richmond Street 519-434-9999

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The Raja Fine Indian Cuisine

G10

428 Clarence Street 519-601-7252

www.rajafinedining.ca

The Raja serves fine Indian cuisine in refined and elegant surroundings

by a knowledgeable, deferential and well-trained staff. The dining

room has character and sophistication with its marble floors, deep red

painted walls and white accents.

Rebel Remedy Health Bar

G10

242 Dundas Street 519-709-2782

www.rebelremedy.com

Take-away featuring fresh, healthful breakfasts, nutritious lunches,

including cold-press juices, kombucha, salads, bone-broth based soups

and Pilot Coffee.

Renato’s

G4

640 Richmond Street 519-850-1414

Renato’s serves an Italian-inspired menu for lunch and dinner.

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Rhino Lounge Bakery & Coffee Shoppe C3

421 Ridout Street — in Museum London 519-850-5111

www.rhinolounge.ca

Bakery & coffee shoppe by day, lounge by night. Cronuts, in-house

croissants & bagels and delicacies from the polished repertoire of

Pastry Chef Michele Lenhardt. Fully licensed with a seasonal patio on

the museum lawn. Available evenings for private events.

The Rice Box

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-672-7527

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/the-rice-box

The Rice Box is a 2nd-generation Chinese Food Restaurant. Dishes are

homemade and prepared fresh in their open market kitchen.

Richmond Pizza and Café

E10

391 Richmond Street 519-438-1616

Richmond Tavern

E11

370 Richmond Street 519-679-9777

Ritual Café

349 Talbot St.

www.fb.com/londonritual

An upscale alternative among Downtown’s independent cafés.

C11

The River Room

B10

421 Ridout Street — in Museum London 519-850-2287

www.theriverroom.ca

Panoramic views and the tailored simplicity and elegance of the

River Room make it breathtaking. Jess Jazey-Spoelstra’s kitchen

has a deserved reputation for the quality of the ingredients and the

knowledgeable and expressive exuberance of the preparations. Open

Tuesday–Friday 11 am to 4 pm and Sunday for brunch.

Robinson Hall

D10

398 Talbot Street 519-433-2200

Roli Poli – Hand Rolled Ice Cream

F8

484 Richmond Street 519 438-6633

www.rolipoliicecream.com

Premium ice cream with vegan-friendly, non-fat yogurt and coconut

milk ice cream options.

Rum Runners

F10

176 Dundas Street 519-432-1107

The Runt Club

E6

155 Albert Street 519-642-2300

The Runt Club Bar is served by the Fellini Koolini’s kitchen and holds 55

cozy seats. This unique bar offers drinks and casual dining in a post-war

Italian setting. In the summer the “Runt” expands with a 100-seat patio.

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Sakata Bar and Grill

G4

642 Richmond Street 519-601-2866

The cozy Japanese-inspired Sakata Bar and Grill offers a recommended

tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen, tako yako (with chunks of octopus)

and top-grade sashimi and sushi rolls. Featuring an iPad menu.

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Sakata Ramen

G10

219 Queens Avenue 519-601-2866

The ramen noodle house features a full menu of Japanese cuisine, such

as sushi and sashimi. But it’s the delicious ramen, made of chicken or

pork broth, which draws much of the attention.

The Salad Bowl

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-672-0650

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/the-salad-bowl

Offering made-to-order wraps, create-your-own salads or enjoy one of

Andrew’s amazing soups.

Scot’s Corner

H10

268 Dundas Street 519-667-2277

www.thescotscorner.com

British-inspired pub is London’s home for live soccer. A diverse menu includes

all-day breakfast, classic pub favourites, burgers and sandwiches.

Sebastian’s at the Market

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-673-0333

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/sebastians

Sebastian’s offers pastries, deli sandwiches, a hot buffet menu, salads,

hors d‘oeuvres and delicious cakes and desserts.

Seoul Seafood Shoppe

D5

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-645-4830

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/seoul-seafood-shoppe

Selling fresh sushi-grade fish and smoked and frozen seafood. Enjoy

authentic Korean food, tempura and British-style fish and chips.

Smoke’s Poutinerie

F6

551 Richmond Street 519-679-2873

Solid Gold

G10

219 Dundas Street 519-432-2700

Spageddy Eddy’s

E9

428 Richmond Street — in Artisans Alley 519-645-3002

www.spaghettieddies.com

Tucked into Artisan’s Alley, this small, eclectic restaurant offers large but

inexpensive portions, making it popular with budget-conscious students.

Along with a variety of pasta dishes, there are soups and salads.

Spruce On Wellington

H2

731 Wellington Street 519-434-9797

www.spruceonwellington.com

Thomas Waite has assembled a stellar crew to provide patrons with an

innovative dining experience. This is chef-driven classic food preparation

with a modern twist.

The Squire Pub and Grill

D10

109 Dundas Street 519-204-0173

www.squirepubandgrill.ca

An American-style pub and grill with daily drink and dining specials.

Located across from Budweiser Gardens, it’s perfect for before and after

events. Open for lunch, dinner and late nights daily.

Star Billiards

E12

120 York Street 519-432-9011

Starbucks

E10, F5

160 Dundas Street 519-434-2424

300 King Street — Doubletree by Hilton 519-439-1661

601 Richmond Street 519-434-0770

www.starbucks.ca

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Star Karaoke

E12

120 York Street 519-679-7779

Stobie’s Pizza

F8, F3

484 Richmond Street 519-432-2228

685 Richmond Street 519-432-2228

www.stobiespizza.com

Subsmart Ministop

F7

515 Richmond Street 519-850-4005

Subway

G11, E10, F5, D12, H1

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-642-4162

150 Dundas Street 519-642-1747

599 Richmond Street 519-439-3100

101 York Street 519-642-1747

265 Oxford Street East 519-439-4900

Symposium Café

G5

620 Richmond Street 519-667-7000

symposiumcafe.com

Offering gourmet meals, exotic desserts, European coffees and specialty

beverages. There is a large outdoor terrace that faces Victoria Park.

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Tamarine by Quynh Nhi

D10

118 Dundas Street 519-601-8276

www.tamarine.ca

Chefs Quyhn and Nhi’s modern Vietnamese menus are cleverly

balanced, with a gentle rhythm between strong and subtle flavours

uniting both colour and texture. The stylish dining room is warm and

embracing and the hospitality is gracious and welcoming.

Tanakaya Japanese Restaurant

D11

Covent Garden Market 519-850-8838

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/tanakaya

Nestled into Covent Garden Market, this hidden gem offers made-to-order

sushi rolls, sashimi, teriyaki, tempura and traditional bento box selections.

Use the patio entrance on Market Lane when the market is closed.

Taste of Asia Restaurant

J10

394 Waterloo Street 519-858-2988

Pan-Asian menu with Chinese and Thai specialities, known for

awesome Singapore noodles. Located in the hotel district. Friendly

staff, dine-in, take-out and delivery.

The Tasting Room

E8

483 Richmond Street 519-438-6262

www.thetastingroom.ca

Chef’s menus are a mixture of up-to-the-minute trends and updated

classics. Lively tapas bars were the inspiration for this hot-spot. Small

plates are the main focus and the list is extensive. Wine tasting flights

are divided into four, 2-ounce glasses of red or white.

Taylor Sue’s Cups and Cones

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-850-8667

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/taylor-sues

Taylor Sue’s serves up yogurt, soft ice cream, smoothies, slush, soft

drinks, dessert crepes and waffles.

Fast & Fresh Sit-Down Service

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The Tea Lounge

G2

268 Piccadilly Street 519-601-8327

www.tealoungelondon.com

Patrons can experience exceptional quality, ethically-sourced teas from

around the world. Enjoy contemporary- or traditional-style table service.

Also healthful menu and selection of baked goods made with wholesome

ingredients by well-known local bakeries.

Thai Delight

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-679-7608

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/thai-delight

A selection of Thai specialties including: red, green and yellow curry

combinations with spring rolls, wontons and rice. They are known

for their pad Thai and an assortment of Asian sauces and cooking

ingredients.

Thaifoon Restaurant

D10

120 Dundas Street 519-850-1222

www.thaifoonrestaurant.com

The kitchen continues to set Thaifoon apart with it is bang-on

aromatic specialties from the Thai culinary canon and with a keen

eye for detail and presentation. The minimalist room is sleek, with

a sexy, upbeat soundtrack, rich dark woods and ultra-soft leather

banquettes.

Tim Hortons

F2, D12, F10, H11, D1

380 Wellington Street 519-679-0416

111 York Street 519-438-6701

176 Dundas Street 519-438-6701

685 Richmond Street 519-645-7240

119 Oxford Street East 519-434-3791

www.timhortons.com/ca/en

Tobbogan Brewing Company

F5

585 Richmond Street 519-663-5665

www.tobogganbrewing.com

This upscale brew pub crafts its own beers in a state-of-the-art

basement facility. This family-friendly venue, from restaurateur

Mike Smith of neighbouring Joe Kool’s, features a classic pizza

oven turning out Neapolitan-style pizzas and a locally-inspired

menu with pub fare such as street-style tacos, charcuterie and

mussels and frites. A store at the entrance offers Toboggan’s

products.

Treats

D8

142 Fullarton Street — Talbot Centre 519-645-1172

www.treats.com

Triniman Kitchen

G2

700 Richmond Street 519-601-2325

Twisted Toque Social Grill

F11

186 King St. 519-601-2600

www.twistedtoque.com

A Canadian-themed 110-seat restaurant featuring emblematic

Canadian offerings such as back bacon, a trio of poutine, East Coast

cod and lobster, and West Coast salmon.

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Villa Cornelia

E6

142 Kent Street 519-679-3444

www.villacorneliarestaurant.com

The heritage-designated mansion which houses Villa Cornelia Restaurant

was built in 1892. The restaurant bills itself as “London’s Best Kept

Secret” and has been serving fine continental cuisine for 25 years.

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Wako Sushi

F3

685 Richmond Street 519-601-8188

Waldo’s on King Bistro and Wine Bar D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-433-6161

www.waldos.on.ca

Mark Kitching’s kitchen brigade offer definitive bistro-style selections.

There’s a comforting trajectory with this kind of reliable fare, from

dependably good appetizers to a fresh spin on classic entrée favourites.

This is where you will find the best “organic” burger in town. Seasonal

outdoor patio.

Wendy’s

H1

243 Oxford Street East 519-434-0695

Wich Is Wich

E11

125 King Street 519-860-9424

www.wichiswich.ca

This upscale sandwich shop with an open-kitchen offers dine in, graband-go

and catering services. Customers can email their orders in for

pick up. Located across from the Covent Garden Market.

Williams Coffee Pub

F6

578 Richmond Street 519-673-3677

Winks Eatery

F6

551 Richmond Street 519-936-5079

www.winkseatery.com

For over 10 years, the casual menu has offered something for everyone,

ranging from breakfast to burgers and nachos and dinner entrees such

as steak, baby back ribs, salmon and pastas. Seasonal patio.

Wok Box London

F5

575 Richmond Street (Opening mid-summer 2017)

Fresh Asian kitchen with noodle and rice boxes, pho, pad Thai, pot

stickers, and spring rolls. Dine in, delivery & pickup.

Wok ’n Chopsticks

F10

198 Dundas Street 519-679-6888

www.woknchopsticks.com

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The Works (Works Burger)

E11

145 King Street 519-601-5464

www.worksburger.com

The Works is downtown London’s ultimate gourmet burger bistro,

based on the Ottawa chain. There are over 60 burger variations with

a multitude of toppings on offer, using hand-pressed 100% Canadian

beef as well as many different meat and vegetarian options.

Wow! Shawarma

G9

434 Clarence Street 519-601-9000

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YOU Made It Café

E12

332 Richmond Street 226-777-0116

www.you.on.ca

The café is the perfect place to have breakfast, lunch or to purchase a

seasonal soup, salad, gourmet sandwich or panini to go. You can even

order in advance for pick-up. Open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to

2:30 pm.

YoYo’s Yogurt Café

F7

515 Richmond Street 519-601-0181

www.yoyosyogurtcafe.com

Create your own yogurt bowl or blend with swirling frozen yogurt and

more than 30 toppings to choose from.

Yu’s Sushi Garden

G11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-907-0111

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Zara’s Café and Catering

G9

255 Queens Avenue 519-601-2221

Zen Gardens

J10

344 Dundas Street 519-433-6688

www.zen-garden.ca

Zen Garden’s creative kitchen serves the best healthy vegetarian meals

that you can imagine, in an upscale, tranquil atmosphere. Even meat

substitutes are made from natural ingredients and spices; absolutely

no chemicals or preservatives.

Zen’Za

C11

71 King Street 519-601-9050

www.ricosDT.ca

(Formerly Rico’s Pizzeria Downtown) Known for vegan, vegetarian and

gluten-free thin-crust pizzas. An organic farmer’s sausage Pizza and a

prosciutto-filled Hawaiian “Magnum Pi” are designed for carnivores.

Zoup

E9

171 Queens Avenue 519-857-9687

The restaurant features hundreds of soup recipes with 12 rotating daily

varieties, including low-fat, low-cal, vegetarian, dairy-free and glutenfree

options, all served with freshly baked bread.

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Culinary Retail

The Beer Store

G2

250 Piccadilly Street 519-439-6461

Retail outlet for domestic and imported beers, many available chilled.

Bulk Barrel

G11

355 Wellington Street — Citi Plaza 519-433-4315

The Chocolate Factory

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-663-5787

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/the-chocolate-factory

Locally produced assorted chocolates, peanut brittle, home-style

fudge, mint smoothies, novelty chocolates, truffles and more.

Chris’ Country Cuts

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-673-1539

www.chriscountrycuts.com

Offering local beef, chicken, pork, Ontario lamb, milk-fed veal,

Muscovy duck, geese, Cornish hen, rabbit, bison, and more.

Covent Garden Outdoor Farmers’ Market D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-439-3921

www.coventmarket.com/outdoor-farmers-market

London’s original and only 100% producer-based market. Thursday

and Saturday from May until December, expect fresh produce, meat,

cheese, baked goods, hand-made soaps, local wine and more.

Doris Family Produce

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-434-9893

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/doris-family-produce

Fresh fruits and vegetables, an assortment of Greek specialties, olives,

Greaves jams, maple syrup, honey, salads to-go, and more.

Fieldgate Organics

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-679-9998

www. fieldgateorganics.com

Certified organic farmers, experienced butchers and friendly staff offer

certified organic beef, pork, lamb and poultry.

Forrat’s Chocolates at the Market D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-455-2285

www.forratschocolates.ca

Marc Forrat’s handcrafted, European truffles and fine chocolates are

made fresh, on site, with quality natural ingredients.

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Glenda’s

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-434-9643

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/glendas

Glenda’s offers a large assortment of quality dips, spreads, house-made

pastas, olives, olive oils, and quality global products.

Havaris Produce

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-672-4400

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/havaris-produce

Find organic produce, quality fruits, vegetables, snacks, sun-dried

fruit, salads, honey, syrups, and the perfect fruit to go with lunch.

International Bakery

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-672-8280

www.internationalbakery.ca

Established in 1955, International Bakery has a lineup of must-taste

items including kringle, pastries, cakes, breads and fresh pizza.

Jill’s Table

D11

115 King Street 519-645-1335

www.jillstable.ca

“A Feast of Kitchen Essentials” includes an excellent selection of oils and

vinegars, specialty food items, kitchen gadgets, cookware and bakeware.

Kiss the Cook

D11

551 Richmond Street 519-850-5477

www.kissthecookonline.com

An independently-owned boutique kitchen shop featuring quality

cookware, kitchenware, knives, kitchen tools and cooking utensils.

Kleiber’s Delicatessen

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-495-7753

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/kleibers-deli

Caterer Anna Turkiewicz prepares signature dishes for take-away, and

carries high quality European delicatessen and gourmet products.

LCBO

C12

71 York Street 519-432-1831

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is a government-run liquor store,

selling domestic and imported wine, beer and spirits.

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Pulp & Press Juice Co.

G5

256 Central Avenue 519-601-1210

www.pulpandpress.com

House specialty is cold pressed raw juice made from fresh, organic

fruits and vegetables.

Smith Cheese

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-434-9643

www.facebook.com/SmithCheese

Glenda and Danielle Smith offer more than 220 kinds of quality

imported, domestic and artisanal cheese, including some rare blocks.

Snack N’ Bake

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-672-2363

www.coventmarket.com/merchants/snack-n-bake

Featuring more than 250 kinds of herbs and spices sealed in fresh-lock

bags, guaranteed to be of the highest quality for freshness and taste.

The Tea Haus

D11

130 King Street — Covent Garden Market 519-679-0129

www.theteahaus.com

Located on the second floor, you will find your favourite teas, pots, and

teaware accessories. Afternoon Tea is served.

ValuMart

G1

234 Oxford Street East 519-432-1127

Conveniently located full grocery store featuring national brands and

President’s Choice products.

Wine Rack

F1

743 Richmond Street 519-434-1086

www.winerack.com

Find the perfect bottle of wine for any occasion. The Wine Rack carries

over 150 different wines, over 70 of which are VQA approved.

Winexpert London

H2

270 Piccadilly Street 519-679-9463

www.winexpertlondon.com

Make your own wine at this stylish store in a renovated 1880s cottage

or take home wine kits, equipment, supplies and friendly advice.

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