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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
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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London
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

David's is a sure bet for a nice evening out. A little on the expensive side. But one goes there for quality not quantity. I had 4 large seared scallops over sauerkraut for $36. He didn't have a decent chardonnay but I hear chard is so out of style these days. Went with friends but would not return on my... More 

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Thank Jim_London75
YORK
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Romance or for an intimate family gathering, David's bistro is the best! Everything from the food, service and vibe of the restaurant is amazing! Great wine list too.

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Thank nicholas t
London, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Five friends had a wonderful evening at David's Bistro -- great food and atmosphere, attentive and friendly staff. I recommend it.

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Thank Sherrill7
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dinner for 2: After a strong welcoming handshake from David himself, the hostess to our jackets and promptly seated us at out reserved table at the back. (always call ahead, it's a cosy, popular place after all) After a spot on recommendation of a lovely California zinfandel, which the waiter knew the history of the vineyard, how the wine was... More 

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Thank FlyingScotsman1978
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very much in tune with getting the "theatre crowd" fed and on their way in time without a feeling of rushing. Warning however this is a small restaurant and they squeeze the tables a bit too close for my comfort.

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Thank Bella R
London, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We're great fans of David's -- the food is exceptional and it is a failsafe place to take any guest from out of town to properly host them in our city. David and his team work hard to make everything just right -- from recommending a special wine pairing to preparing something for you that isn't even on the menu... More 

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Thank Michellecampbell25
Burlington, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, service and ambience for this small and friendly restaurant were all excellent. The menu offered a good selection that was not overly ambitious--a good thing. The prices were a little high, but as we don't eat out a lot, we decided to splurge and were happy with our decision.

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Thank Jim G
London
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of visiting David's Bistro on Richmond Street. It was a trip that I enjoyed immensely and will repeat. I had their Split Pea Soup and a 6 oz. New York Steak. The whole meal and time were great. The service was attentive--the food was served in a timely manner at the right temperature for me-- the bar... More 

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Thank A6848TDdavidp
Windsor, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 616 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place for real fine dining. It has high class in everything. The service is personally handled by a lady and her husband who are going all the way to serve their customers in the most elegant manner. The seating while cozy is very classy along with the lighting. The food is mainly a French cuisine and the... More 

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Thank TheGlacierist
Chatham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We choose David's for a farewell dinner with my brother and his girlfriend before they returned to their home on the other side of the world. Upon our arrival we were met by the owner who seated us and recommended a modestly priced wine off of his specials blackboard. After learning that we were there for a special occasion David... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
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?