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David's Bistro

432 Richmond St, London, Ontario, Canada (Central London)
519-667-0535
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Ranked #4 of 870 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Central London
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Woodstock, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited David's for our first time in October. It rated it very high on Trip advisor so thought it was worth a try. Quick summary, food was ok, atmosphere was good, wine selection was great and service was good. The feeling we were left with is they have a following and regulars, most of which were older with food offerings... More 

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Bancroft, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We dined on an early Sunday evening in November, while travelling through London. The atmosphere was welcoming, and warm. Sweet bread and Chevre soufflé were outstanding apps. The black cod and provencal seafood stew were fresh and flavourful. Service was outstanding. If given the opportunity, we would definitely return. Really nice dining experience.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food was lovely; the service was attentive and smooth. We enjoyed our appetizers, the mahi-mahi special and the fabulous chocolate desserts. My husband was smitten with the wine that David suggested and said he would like to return to try several other items on the menu. We were surprised that the restaurant was so busy on a Monday evening... More 

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Toronto
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a rightfully popular restaurant with a good buzz. Intimate, relaxed, friendly & cosy atmosphere. Imaginative menu nicely presented. Delicious food. Clean washrooms. Good wine list. Excellent service. Owner, his daughter & staff all take pride in ensuring their patrons enjoy their meal. Reservations strongly recommended.

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It's always reassuring to visit a restaurant in mid-week and find it full of relaxed diners who have been warmly welcomed by an owner who is always ready for a good conversation and knows that his chef is dependable and efficient. For a couple celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary it is reassuring that so many of the diners look young... More 

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Vancouver Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My husband and I recently dined at David's Bistro with another couple. I can honestly say it was one of the best meals I have ever had and everyone else thoroughly enjoyed their meals as well. David is a very charming host and, of course, very knowledgeable about the food and the wine offered. I had the smoked pork prime... More 

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London, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

All four in our party were very pleased with their meals. Service was excellent as well. David's Bistro is our new favorite restaurant.

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London, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A recent visit reminded me I should go there more often! The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming, red walls and beautiful artwork. My friend and I opted for the chef's special - great value at $25 for appetizer and main course or $30 if you would like to include a dessert. Our appetizer was 2 variations of fish cakes -... More 

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St. John's
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Last minute reservation for one on a rainy night in an unfamiliar city and I was greeted and treated with top notch service. The owner (my server) was sincere in his recommendations and every morsel was divine. I enjoyed the market salad with parsnip crisps and balsamic vinaigrette, the fall of the bone braised lamb shank and a poached pear... More 

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London, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have been to David's many, many times over the years. My sister in law recommended it well over 10 years ago, and we haven't stopped going since. We've been on date night (hubby and I) I've also taken my son along with us. I've recommended it to anyone and everyone who asks! I even had my office Christmas dinner... More 

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Additional Information about David's Bistro

Address: 432 Richmond St, London, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-667-0535
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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