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The Tasting Room

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$$ - $$$
Central London
Wine Bar, Canadian, International
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483 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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London, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to know about the world of wine and how to combine its aroma and flavor with the most exquisite international cuisine. The Tasting Room is the perfect place with a unique atmosphere and a great selection of wines from all over the world. You can choose from red or white wines and travel the world without a... More 

Thank Maria V
Ottawa, Canada
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519 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 533 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our local office has recently moved location and is steps away from this restaurant. It was recommended by staff as one of two decent options in the area. Our group settled on The Tasting Room and I did not regret it What I liked: Nice lunch menu with a good mix of "light, healthy options" and more filling entrees. Very... More 

Thank ottwatrvllr
London, Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tasting Room has the best Ahi Tuna in London and surrounding area. They likely have has the best since it appeared on their menu many many years ago. We also enjoyed the Pan Roasted Shrimp. The corn, lime, cojita cheese and a smoked chili butter very nicely complemented the shrimp and the heat/spicy level was just right. The flights... More 

2 Thank Ian Mackay
Mount Hope, Canada
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96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the half rack of lamb, Skor cheesecake, and a Cherry Fizz cocktail. Everything was amazing, including their breadbasket with the flavoured butter! I will definitely be back. :)

Thank Lyndsay M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant, although satisfactory in atmosphere, carries no local or even Canadian wines. We were disappointed so chose to go to Garlics instead of staying.

Thank Jenn B
PLansdowne, Owner at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Hello Jenn; I'm very sorry that you didn't stay to give us a chance. Although we have a very limited Canadian wine selection, a lot of our food is locally sourced. I'm not sure why you didn't just simply not review us rather than give us a one star rating? We hope our friends at Garlic's enjoyed your visit. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend took me toThe Tasting Room on Friday night Sept 23/16. We didn't have a reservation but found suitable seating at the bar. The selections of wines were good. We chose to do Flight sampling, great choice. We had dinner at the bar. Food was very good. Atmosphere was busy and the staff was great and attentive to us.

Thank David G
Waterloo, Canada
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This place is a staple on any visit to London, Ontario. The décor is amazing...the food is served as tapas (perfect for sharing). The atmosphere and vibe are a key reason this place is always packed. One recommendation - would be ideal to see additional selection and changes in the wine flights offered. From memory, would appear to have had... More 

1 Thank Brian H
London, Ontario
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner here tonight and we enjoyed all the food we ordered. It was not busy primarily because it was a pleasant evening and the restaurant does.not have a patio. Also plays at The Grand Theatre have not started so that crowd was not present. It actually was pleasantly quiet. When the restaurant is full... More 

Thank VGSLondon_Ontario
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

My mom and I visited for a girls night, we live in separate cities and enjoy making a "date night" when we can get together. The tasting room 100% made our night!! We ordered champagne and red wine, an appetizer and two meals that we were extremely happy with. We had a lovely waitress who chatted with us about her... More 

Thank Meghan T
london, ont.
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriends and I love The Tasting Room. It's probably THE most happening restaurant in London. Knowledgeable wait staff, bartenders and a rockin' kitchen make it our go to restaurant for every occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, Canadian, International
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: 15194386262
Welcome to The Tasting Room located 2 doors from the Grand Theatre in the heart of Downtown London. The Tasting Room is both a bar and great restaurant. The ambiance is warm, casual and yet up scale. Lunch and dinner are served daily, while the extensive appetizer menu offers plenty for those who just want to nibble. Our renown "Wine Flights" offer a unique way to sample various wines!

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