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Michael's on the Thames

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Central London
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1 York Street, London, Ontario N6A 1A1, Canada
+1 519-672-0111
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mac and Cheese with Lobster

Who knew how great Mac and Cheese with Lobster could be. It was a great lunch portion that had great flavour. I would recommend this to anyone willing to try something different.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Kvsailor
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London, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went for a special occasion (and told them it was one) but they kept hovering and telling us that there was another reservation on our table after us. SERIOUSLY???? That is your problem NOT MINE. Food was okay .. horribly overpriced and waitress was obnoxious. Avoid at all costs ... heck go to Taco Bell as they will treat... More 

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michaels_gm, Manager at Michael's on the Thames, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a bad experience at Michael's. We do allow for two hours per reservation, and find that this is usually more than adequate for the vast majority of our clientele. If you do require more than two hours we encourage you to let us know at the time of your booking, and we will do everything... More 

London, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Who knew how great Mac and Cheese with Lobster could be. It was a great lunch portion that had great flavour. I would recommend this to anyone willing to try something different.

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London, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We used to go here regularly. Greek salad has always been good. Vegetables getting mushier. Staff is experienced and attentive. Need Jack's singing.

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Michael's is a favorite for the owners of our company so they selected this location for and 8-person dinner one evening. The wine selection was very good. The appetizers, especially the escargot, were quite tasty and of reasonable size. Every meal delivered to our table was thoroughly enjoyed - lamb, veal, beef. etc. It is a very nice place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I love this place. Everytime I'm in London, I wish to come here. Nice armosphere, excellent service, and the food is just superb, very delicious. It's a must. An experience of delicious flavors in an elegant surrounding, yet good for families and casual meetings. It's a bit on the pricey side, but it's totally worth it. And they sing live... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here before going to the Neil Diamond concert. The atmosphere was wonderful as some restaurants have the tables too close together and this raises the noise level. We could enjoy this setting and still have a conversation. We had the Caesar salad and Chateaubriand for two. It was prepared at table side and was... More 

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London, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It's been a few months since my wife and I visited Michaels last. I must say, other than a few new menu items, nothing has changed. The atmosphere,service and food was excellent as always. I has the prime rib and it was cooked to perfection. My wife's salmon was just what she expected. Thanks for a great dinner date Michaels.

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Thamesford, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I each ordered medium filet mignons and both steaks were rare-blue. If your paying $37 you expect your steak done right. French onion soup was bland. Was not impressed with the food and wouldn't go back.

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I had the coconut shrimp, it was great and the prime rib sandwich with a caesar salad for lunch. And dessert was salted caramel cake and carrot cake...it was a lovely lunch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Thus is by far the best setvice i have ever received. The spinach dip was beyond amazing. All the good was fantastic. And the serving sizes were larger then i was expecting. I would definately return for future occasions, and reccomend it for somewhere special!

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michaels_gm, Manager at Michael's on the Thames, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and wonderful review. We are very pleased to have impressed you, and we look forward to doing it again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 York Street, London, Ontario N6A 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-672-0111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?