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Western Fair Raceway & Slots

Address: Rectory Street, London, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519/438-7203
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Ranked #27 of 47 Activities in London
Type: Horse Tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling
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Type: Horse Tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

give yourself an hour to find parking on a friday or saturday night. Its nuts in the parking lot especially if there is an activity in the Sportsplex the same night. If you can take a bus or taxi do it.

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Stratford, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The night just flew by...races starting at 8pm for New Years Eve. My friends and family gave me their race and horse picks earlier in the day, making it even more fun. Where can you go out and enjoy seeing such beautiful animals and spend so lttle. Lots of food choices were available... licenced too to have a drink. By... More 

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Chatham, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I rarely go to the slots and/or horse races, but Western Raceway is an institution in southern Ontario. Winter time betting is more indoors and the place is filled with your "experts"; I prefer to lay down my $2.00 bet and go outside and watch the horses. There are ample instructions on how to bet and the tellers/cashiers are very... More 

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toronto
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Just visited this Raceway and Casino beautiful raceway and off track facility spotless Casino also spotless a nice variety of games very friendly staff. The only down side was how expensive food was @ The sports bar in the hockey arena area which was recommended to us now I know why we were the only customers on a Friday night... More 

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London, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The races on Friday night with a buffet is one of the best meals in London ... the food at the casino part is not the best .. more along the line of fast food. Tonnes of parking at every time except during the Western Fair...

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London, Ontario
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256 reviews 256 reviews
86 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I am not a fan of slot machines in general and find this casino a little depressing as it is basically a lot of retired people losing all their money in the slots. There is blackjack in one corner but it is a machine! No live dealer! The food at all of the events I have been to recently is... More 

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Ontario
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I visit the raceway slots a couple times a month. Generally if you go in the morning is is lightly populated. During Fri and the weekend evening hours it can get quite busy. The washrooms are clean, staff pleasant, and generally a good time.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
40 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I went on Friday night as part of a package: Horse racing, dinner, YukYuks and playing the slots. We were a group of 8 girls and it was so much fun!! I was impressed with the buffett dinner. There was so much selection and it was all good: several salads, fruit/cheese, full turkey dinner, roast beef, fish, pasta bar, veggies,... More 

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

While dining at the restaurant this weekend, watched the wait staff wiping table with a rag that was on the FLOOR! Got to think about that one as the horse crap from anyone's shoe could be on that floor.

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Buffalo, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Watched at least three fixed races where favorites go back at the start and clearly make no effort. Long time fan of the sport who can spot "holders" all day. Brad Forward is a proven criminal yet thet let this hoser race here . Racing judges are either asleep or in the know here. Never play another dollar here, joke.

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