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The Only on King

172 King Street, London, Ontario N6A 1C6, Canada (Central London)
519 936 2064
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Ranked #42 of 879 Restaurants in London
Price range: $26 - $103
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Central London
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Richmond and King
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English first
Ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

When compared to its competitors on the London, Ontario dining scene, The Only on King is simply without peer. Originally from Toronto, I've lived in London on-and-off for the past six years and have tried pretty much every restaurant here, from old mainstays to new spots. Nothing comes close to The Only. It is one of the few places in... More 

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I went for my birthday dinner and we asked ahead of time for a chef's tasting menu with wine pairings. We didn't know what was coming at any stage and ended up having an absolutely amazing meal. I'd go back in a second

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London, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Small restaurant on King Street. Should make reservations. Not the best location in town in my opinion, but there is lots of parking nearby. Friendly and efficient staff, and good food. They had 2 sittings on new Years Eve and we went to the early one at 6 PM. Fairly quiet so we ( a group of 8) could converse... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Was visiting a friend from London and she booked dinner here. Had a lovely night out and dinner. Very nice but on a cold night it was delicious. We shared the gnocchi appetizer (great to share) and then I had the Trout Wellington (nice but not a best ever meal). We then shared dessert - earl grey brûlée which was... More 

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Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Birthday dinner and was excited to go. Was placed at a table for 2 at front window. This front window table is next to the expresso machine at the end of the bar, which meant if coffee is being made, you can't hear ANYTHING. Also, it blocks the entire view of the restaurant, so we were cut off from any... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A great restaurant with very delicious and usually creative foods. Staff are extremely nice and attentive. The food is delicious, just the space is a bit small, so make sure to book a reservation otherwise the restaurant may be booked up. Great food and amazing new cocktails weekly. Highly recommended spot.

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London, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Only on King is great! The food is consistently amazing and the menu is constantly changing with what's in season. The restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere that is the perfect balance between relaxed and upscale- no pretentiousness. It might be a little on the pricey side, but you could easily spend the same amount at any other restaurant in... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I who are in our 60s were in London for a reunion and needed a light meal between events. We chose a salad and the gnocchi appetizer to share. The tastes were out of this world. The quantity was perfect for our situation. We loved the atmosphere too!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I've had over ten meals at the only on king, the first three times were absolutely incredible but the quality of my meals have been declining ever since. The food is tasty but is usually pretty one note, just rich. You can cover every meat dish in demi Glace but it doesn't make it instantly good.

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Montreal, Canada
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338 reviews 338 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The potato and roasted garlic soup was out of this world. Very fresh and tasty. An outstanding start. Mains were salmon, pork and tuna ravioli. All the mains were extremely good. The pork and ravioli was particularly good. The bread pudding for desert was another hit. Service was excellent. They have a small but well rounded wine list. They were... More 

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Additional Information about The Only on King

Address: 172 King Street, London, Ontario N6A 1C6, Canada
Phone Number: 519 936 2064
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 103
Cuisine: French

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