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46 Blackfriars St., London, Ontario, Canada
519-667-4930
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Continued excellence (have I already said that?)

The title of this section asks what I liked and disliked. In short, everything and nothing respectively. The atmosphere is funky - tiled arty tables, unusual art on the walls, great decorations in various places in the resto. The service ranges from merely good to exemplary; the cooking is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Rick K
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The title of this section asks what I liked and disliked. In short, everything and nothing respectively. The atmosphere is funky - tiled arty tables, unusual art on the walls, great decorations in various places in the resto. The service ranges from merely good to exemplary; the cooking is multi-star. I think that this is one of the finest restaurants... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Blackfriars has been a London destination of mine for many years. The food is always fantastic! The restaurant's ambiance is not the ultimate, but the food makes up for it.

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London, On
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a a great out of the way and eclectic restaurant with great non traditional and healthy foods. They also offer Spa packages - something I have not tried; but judging by their food offerings if the spa is as good it should be worth a visit. Meals include the norms of salads etc. with a nice variety of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I can't believe we didn't come here earlier. Had brunch here with my wife. We ordered the eggs Horentine with grilled salmon and the Apple pancakes. Checkout our pics :) The good decoration is really nice and matches the taste. It was amazingly delicious. Staff are very friendly and nice too :) It took them a while to bring our... More 

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Chatham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The thermometer said -16oC but the atmosphere inside was warm and cosy at The Blackfriars Restaurant! The great service and appealing menu options made the trip to London for a birthday lunch well worthwhile! I enjoyed the pork tenderloins with mushrooms and gnocchi, my husband had pork with tasty potatoes and vegetable sauce. Our companions had the carrot ginger soup... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We have been going to Blackfriars for many years. In all the years we have been going there, whether it was just the two of us or with family or friends, it has never disappointed us. Last evening, we attended with a couple who have never been there before and I am happy to report that once again we had... More 

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London ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Rarely does one find such superb talent expressed in both the menu and the staff. From the moment you step through the door to your blissfully contented departure, rest assured that you have experienced a dining experience equal to the best in Toronto and Montreal. Bravo Blackfriars!

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a very small establishment which is nice for a change and is best for only a group of 2 or 4 people. The food is all made to order and is fresh and tasty! They always have great specials. It is a small menu but everything is lovely and the presentation is very professional. They also have a... More 

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London, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Attended, with a party of five, the Blackfriars Bistro for lunch in mid-December, 2014. We were seated at a table, in the draft from a door, but were unsuccessful in obtaining another location. The restaurant is very small and was packed to the point of producing an overcrowded feeling. The two waitresses on duty could not handle the large number... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

We came here for a friend's birthday with a party of 16. Let's just say, this is NOT a place for large parties. We were separated into two uneven tables. One table for 10, then another table fit for 6. This of course lead to the birthday girl having to walk around constantly trying to talk to everyone. I was... More 

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Address: 46 Blackfriars St., London, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-667-4930
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London

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  • Address: 46 Blackfriars St., London, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: 519-667-4930

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