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The Tasting Room

Central London
International
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483 RICHMOND ST., London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
(519) 438-6262
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 112
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food & staff

We go here often. The food is always interesting and very good. Great selection from the menu. The staff are also very attentive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
usuck69
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London, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We go here often. The food is always interesting and very good. Great selection from the menu. The staff are also very attentive.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was utterly disappointed with this restaurant. My expectation exceeded what they delivered. Over paid dishes that I felt could have been made by somewhere else for less than half the price. I will not be going back any time soon.

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London, Ontario, Canada
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We have been going to the Tasting Room regularly since they opened. For the most part, the food, beverage, and service are all consistently excellent. We love the numerous appetizers to choose from and there are many wines by the glass to complement anything you may desire. The servers are very knowledgeable and most willing to help you select a... More 

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London, Canada
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Outstanding place for a pre or post meal or get together for any occasion. The meals are all well prepared and they have an extensive selection of wines so you know it's going to be a great night out. It's usually busy before and after a play so you probably should make a reservation. Great place to taste wines (duh)... More 

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London, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants in London. The food is always interesting and delicious. Great for special occasion. I love the beef carpaccio and the calamari.

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Lambton Shores, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

great wine, great food and great service. Melissa at the bar was soooo much fun to speak with. Only down side was the noise but that is what happens when you put wine and people together.

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London, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very extensive menu and the prices are very reasonable. I loved the pan seared scallop salad that is my favourite. It's a great lun ch for $13. I also love the AHai Tuna which melts in your mouth and now I make it at home with the chef's recipe. As long as you can find a place to park, you... More 

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London, Canada
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We visit the Tasting Room about every 6 weeks, showing up after 930pm after the Grand Theatre gets out. The staff are always very accommodating with our later arrival. The kitchen is still ramped up and prepared to offer us anything from the menu. If she is working Nanette will offer us an intelligent selection from the extensive wine menu.... More 

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Guelph, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My daughter had a tournament in London and we visited this restaurant as some others were not open for lunch. The panko coconut chicken sandwich was dry and lifeless - very small - maybe a piece of lettuce on a mini bagette. The accompanying chips were greasy. The mussels in a curry broth were equal to that bought at Costco.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Tasting Room used to be my favourite place to have dinner before the play. Somehow, in the recent months, this place turned into a roadhouse. My main complaint: the waiters and bartenders are unprofessional and rude. The service is mediocre and I saw a bartender rolling his eyes at customers... The place lost its charm ..... Such a shame...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 483 RICHMOND ST., London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: (519) 438-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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