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The Church Key Bistro-Pub

Certificate of Excellence
Central London
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free, British, Gastropub
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476 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6A 3E6, Canada
+1 519-936-0960
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu is pretty interesting ranging from curry to salads and burgers . I had a naan sandwhich that was really good and full of deep flavours. The service was a bit slow but we went whilst it looked pretty busy . All the food was smelling really good. The plastic chairs need some upgrade but all in all the... More 

Thank Trinitraveller88
London, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely owners, staff and atmosphere; always a favourite for us whether we make a reservation or decide on a spur of the moment visit. Attention to every detail is so appreciated!

Thank Cherie L
London, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was a bit slow, but it was very busy. Our server was courteous and helpful. The food was delicious. This was my first time here, but won't be my last.

Thank marmw54
London, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been many times, long lunches and big dinners so I must enjoy it. However, since I've never complained about the food and tipped generously I must be a sucker. The glass of sparkling wine my dinner companion was served was flat, no bubbles in the glass at all! After flagging down a server twice we were told that the... More 

Thank BrianKearn
London, Canada
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264 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate dinner on the patio one sweltering summer evening. The patio is okay, but I suggest they upgrade their plastic patio chairs to something nicer. Maybe a cushiony material or a sturdy mesh and metal chair. The plastic ones look really cheap and are very uncomfortable to sit on (especially on a really hot day). The service is good;... More 

Thank trvlwrldgrl
London, Canada
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I recently visited The Church Key Bistro for dinner. Our waiter was very friendly and attentive, helping us choose wine and beer and suggesting an appetizer to share. We chose the Panko-crusted asparagus. It was a very generous portion. The asparagus had a nice crunch, but the flavour was a bit lacking. For our entrees we had... More 

Thank arkonatraveller
London, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy the food. They have some different but tasty combinations. Friendly relaxed atmosphere with a nice wine and beer selection.

Thank Bruce K
Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tend to go here every other month for well made, locally sourced and in house cure food! I was there this past week for lunch. I could seriously eat the fried smelts every day. Never had smelts? They are these wonderfully tiny Great Lakes fish that are best simply breaded/battered and fried. Add a tad of salt and if you... More 

Thank drsjadfoodie
London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to meet up with friends for a cocktail and a bite to eat. It closes early, as pubs go, during the week. The food choices were interesting. There was a wide variety of beers to choose from.

Thank T4734TUdonnab
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Summertime in London brings some perfect weather days- and on a lovely summer evening we tried out this little gem. The patio is fenced in and has a fountain and shade, so it perfectly fulfilled our hopes of a place to relax and unwind in the evening. The patio was full of other diners, but did not feel too crowded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $19
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free, British, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6A 3E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-936-0960

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