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David's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Central London
French, European, Canadian, Soups
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432 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3C9, Canada
+1 519-667-0535
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I had a very lovely dinner at David's a little while ago. The food was delicious and the owner was most helpful with recommendations for wine and food choices. This is the kind of place that you wish to have in your neighbourhood where you could slide into your favourite chair on a weekly basis. Well done!

Thank Grace O
London, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favourite restaurant in London, Ontario is David's Bistro. The kitchen is very competent, and the friendliness of the owner and the corresponding welcome from his staff (including a charming daughter) make every visit memorable--memorably pleasant.

Thank _nmellamp
Ontario, Canada
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264 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our hearts on going to a thai place, but when they changed their hours and were closed, we tried this place. A little pricey but Wow, really different and flavorful food. Nice change. The service was spot on. Would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Misty58
London, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, excellent service. With the closure of The Only, David's is unquestionably the best restaurant in the city.

Thank Rob D
London Ontario
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

David's is our "Go To" restaurant for any special occasion or to entertain out of town guests. Every meat/starch/vegetable meal has been well prepared, beautifully plated and combined for complimentary flavours and textures. My compliments to chef Elvis and his staff. If you are as lucky as we have been to have owner David Chapman seat and serve you, you... More 

Thank tripcuba9
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but a little pricey. If you like to feel special come to David's bistro, where the chef and owner actually comes by your table after your meal.

Thank thuyly
London, Canada
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever a dinner meeting or meal involving out of town guests is called for, we book a table at David's Bistro. Reliable, professional and friendly. A culinary delight each visit. David & Natale operate the finest restaurant in London and without a reservation you are bound to be disappointed. Chef Elvis and his team in the kitchen are masters at... More 

Thank jsem1955
London, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years ago we took a guest there on the recommendation of another couple. When dinner was delivered it was dropped on our guest jacket. We were very disappointed that no apology was offered and no offer to clean his jacket by David. Needless to say we have never been back and have advised others of our negative experience.... More 

Thank doreenlwhitehead
Montreal, Canada
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner there. When I arrived, it was full. Didn't reserve, so I sat down at the bar and had a glass of wine. Got the table in 15 minutes. The restaurant was very busy, but the owner and his wife were very nice and friendly, took the order pretty fast and the food came fast also. Food... More 

Thank Jay W
Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We went to David's Bistro to celebrate our daughter's University graduation, and picked it as it was ranked no. 1 in London on TA. What a disappointment! Started with an artichoke and kale bisque which was intriguing on the menu, much less appetizing on the plate: I couldn't finish it. Proceeded with a pan seared pickerel (a fresh water white... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: +1 519-667-0535

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