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Willie's Cafe

$$ - $$$
Central London
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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731 Wellington St, London, Ontario N6A 3S1, Canada
+1 519-433-9027
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Fonthill, Canada
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

The meal options are written on a board for you to make your selection - mainly soups and sandwiches. After placing your order you take a seat and wait and then wait some more. With such a small restaurant and 3 people involved in meal prep (you can see them working as you place your order) I was a little... More 

1 Thank myduty
London, Canada
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great food and atmosphere out on the deck. Try the cup of soup and sandwich for lunch or one of their other items. All homemade. Generous portions and fresh ingredients. Cindy will serve you with a smile. They also specialize in catering.

Thank SharonFiset
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Just moved to London and this place has been one of my favourite lunch spots. We found it by searching "best sandwhiches in London, Ontario" on Google. The staff are friendly and remember regular's by their name. Food is delish and its priced right. Nice variety and great spot to eat. Check it out!!!!

Thank Dean D
London, Canada
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Over the years that we have been eating lunch at Willie's Cafe I have only had exceptional food and service. I usually have the smoked salmon plate but the soups are wonderful and all the salads are fresh & delicious too. In good weather I love to eat on the patio. Willie's neighbour is Oxford Books, one of London's few... More 

Thank Jamelie H
Harrow, Canada
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163 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and based on all of the positive reviews, we decided to give it a try. Willie's Café did not disappoint! We had the Roast Beef & Swiss sandwich and French Grill Sandwich. Wonderful flavours, nicely plated, quaint dining area and good service. Can't wait to go back to London and try some of the other... More 

Thank loriar
London, Canada
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Looking for something new and different, I thought I would try Willie's café - so glad I did! It has a great menu - lots of variety and plenty of vegetarian options. There is seating inside and outside on a lovely little patio. Service was great, even though there was only one waitress. She was very pleasant and made everyone... More 

Thank Jennifer J
London, Ontario, Canada
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

I was meaning to stop by Willie's Cafe for months on end, but just recently had the pleasure of visiting for the very first time with some friends who raved about it for months. Needless to say, Willie's Cafe exceeded my expectations. When you first enter Willie's, it feels much like a cafeteria. You must line up and place your... More 

Thank ChrisToplack
Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Friendly, charming, casual and, most of all, tasty with a variety of craft beers, ciders and more to go with lunch. Went on a whim, left delighted with the food and the atmosphere.

Thank Cheri M
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I live in the area but had never been to this little place off the beaten track. It doesn't like much and I wasn't even sure it was open when I went but I'm glad I did. They have gourmet sandwich's at reasonable prices. I ordered for take out and the sandwich's were excellent, a nice combination of toppings I... More 

Thank Joshua L
London, Canada
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you enjoy a quaint out of the way spot with great food and unique style you will enjoy Willies. My husband and I have been frequenting this spot for years when we want something casual and scrumptious. During the nice weather we enjoy sitting outside, not because of the view because there really isn't one, it reminds us of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 Wellington St, London, Ontario N6A 3S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighborhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-433-9027

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