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David's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Central London
French, Canadian, Soups, European
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432 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3C9, Canada
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can't say enough good things about the delightful evening that we had at David's Bistro. Everything was perfect, absolutely perfect. Our server seemed a lot like Vanessa Redgrave in the movie "Letters to Juliet", flitting back and forth from the bar to the table to the kitchen to the table, effortlessly, gracefully and efficiently. Perfect filet with potatoes and... More 

Thank Sigel S
London, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a pleasant adventure when eating there. David has been a wonderful Chef and Host for many years. First time many years ago meeting and enjoying David was at the Katana.

Thank kellyjA2183FX
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

David's has been a mainstay in the London core for decades. David Chapman used to be the chef at Anthony's Seafood Bistro when I first arrived in London decades ago. He has moved out to the front room now which holds about 50 seats. The walls are decorated with local artist's creations, some of which are for sale. The menu... More 

Thank Kang H
London, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to there on special occasions for many years. This time was to thank our neighbors to care Olivia the cat when we were away for two weeks.what can we say, David's never disappointes. Prefix is safe and superb choice as always, and seafood and fish are having specialty. a word of caution for Americans who are used to... More 

Thank zeta154995
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent contemporary cuisine. Somewhat hit-or-miss on the dishes - most of the dishes are wonderfully cooked with fine ingredients - I recommend the fish. The Duck, however, was over-salted. The cheese tray also came with something akin to pita chips whereas baguette would have been far preferrable. Excellent salads and dessert, and friendly service.

Thank Robert B
Saint Thomas, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful meal paired with wine, an adventure for our taste buds, and so delectable we want to go back again. I had sweetbread, swordfish and chocolate mouse with raspberry for dessert. The sauces and wines to compliment these perfectly cooked meals were amazing. A great place to go, and chef's choice offered us selections that were... More 

Thank KitCat1969
London, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We simply loved David's restaurant. It is clear why they are #1. Food was fresh and delicious using local ingredients. The service was prompt. It is also so nice for us to support a local business rather than a chain. We will return!

1 Thank karleeanne00
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Intense two days in meeting rooms made our experience in David's so welcome. Great food, great wine, fabulous warm Irish welcome. David, thank you for a great evening.

1 Thank IrishManInMN
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was good and the menu had a lot of variety, but I left a bit dissatisfied. I had the duck leg, which I thought was dry and overdone. My two dining companions were happy with their selections, though, so I'm willing to believe I just caught them on an off night.

Thank HogWash2000
London, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was excellent, of classic French inspiration. Portions were fashionably, but not, excessively small. Prices were commensurate with the quality. Service was friendly and attentive; seating was a bit cramped.

1 Thank Bill B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, Canadian, Soups, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3C9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: 519-667-0535

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