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“Not impressed overall” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Windermere's Cafe

Windermere's Cafe
200 Collip Circle, London, Ontario, Canada
519-858-5866
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Ranked #38 of 835 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Windsor, Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Not impressed overall”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Breakfast was cold (the hot one that is) and tables were not very comfortable to sit at. Kind of stuck with what they give you as alternatives are too far to walk to if you have no vehicle.

Visited February 2014
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N_Kellock, General Manager at Windermere's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2014
Dear Nasus Y,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent experience at Windermere's Cafe.

I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with our breakfast service. I can assure you that this not typical of our standard. I am sorry that we let you down on this day.

Sincerely,

Neil Kellock
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
London, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“New Years Eve - Redux”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

After having a disappointing New Years Eve experience at Windermere's Cafe, their general manager requested that we contact him directly which we did.

His response was most sympathetic and suggested that he would wish us to attend a dinner on a date and time convenient for our table of four.

We accepted his apology and re-attended on February 21 for a lovely dinner. The food as before was very good, the service was impeccable and we had an excellent dinner experience.

We would not hesitate to recommend Windermere's Cafe as an excellent choice for a lovely evening dinner in a prime location in London, Ontario.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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N_Kellock, General Manager at Windermere's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2014
Dear Dixibell,

Thank you for coming back and joining us for dinner at The Windermere's Cafe.

I am pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable dining experience during this visit.

We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Sincerely,

Neil Kellock
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London ON
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Fresh market selections”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Not my first time at the Windermere Cafe but it was the first time I've come on a Saturday. We had the lunch specials. Market fish which was a seared halibut with heirloom vegetables, borscht and dill crenels fraiche and the Daily Sandwich which was a buttermilk fried chicken on house made biscuit with a market salad. Both were very good. So was the Butternut Squash soup that we shared as our appetizer. The ambience is nice even on a cold winter day. Facing nature in the heated sunroom while we enjoyed our lunchThe service was good too. The interesting thing I observed was that the majority of patrons at the cafe were women. My husband was the lone male guest. Not sure why that is but their menu items do tend to cater to a feminine appetite. Overall, a wonderful luncheon experience.

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N_Kellock, General Manager at Windermere's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2014
Dear DINKSinOntario,

Thank you very much for joining us for lunch in Windermere's Cafe and for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor.

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our lunch specials. Please do visit us again, as we change them weekly.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

Sincerely,

Neil Kellock
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London, Ontario
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“Memories”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I used to go here for parties for the workers at Christmas and it was a beautiful place. The building and grounds still look much the same so it is nice to revisit memories when I go there. The food is good and the service is very friendly.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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N_Kellock, General Manager at Windermere's Cafe, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Dear Kay M.,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Windermere's Café on Tripadvisor. It is always great to welcome back returning guests.

We hope to see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Neil Kellock
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London, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Londonlicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Wonderful culinary experience at this restaurant during the Londonlicious promotion. The service is excellent and the food so well prepared and tasty. The price is very reasonable for the type of food that is being offered. We have freqented this establishment before and are never disappointed. I always recommend Windermere's Cafe to others.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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N_Kellock, General Manager at Windermere's Cafe, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Dear Louise H.,

Thank you for visiting Windermere's Café during Londonlicious. We are pleased to hear that you continue to enjoy our food and service.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Sincerely,

Neil Kellock
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