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The Prune Restaurant

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
+1 519-271-5052
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

A visit to the Prune--like many of the plays on stages just blocks away--feels like times gone by in an old house, with a tastefully kept garden and patio deck for those who enjoy their culinary dramas outdoors. Ordering is simple: it’s all prix fixe...More

1  Thank S. James W
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Hate to be a sourpuss, but the high school aged staff just don't cut it for this type of restaurant. They don't have the experience to answer questions and the service is definitely on the haphazard side. The food is good but not outstanding, and...More

Thank alwaysplanahead
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Over many years, we have enjoyed the warmth and imagination of the chef at The Old Prune, as we prefer to call it!! It's had some up's and downs (who hasn't?!) but the current chef and his/her outstanding staff and beautiful digs plus the bistro/bar...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We look forward to our time in Stratford with this being one or the highlights of our visit. The food is superb. The waitress recognizes us even though we only visit annually. What a treat! Reserve ahead.

Thank Henry165
Reviewed August 30, 2017

The Prune has outlasted the other two Stratford culinary citadels and continues to flourish and re-invent itself. They have made the very most of the limited space of a classic Victorian Stratford house with tasteful renovation and delightful decor. We have been there for several...More

Thank PaulieLeslie1961
Reviewed August 29, 2017

The restaurant is set in what looks like an old villa, which gives the inside seating a cozy atmosphere with lots of nooks and crannies. The food quality is excellent. Choose between a 2, 3 or 4 course meal (only one course from the mains...More

1  Thank TrekTraveller
Reviewed August 19, 2017

The Prune has been a must stop for us whenever we're in Stratford. Creative menu, friendly staff, great atmosphere.....we've never been disappointed. On this visit we had skate wing and Cornish game hen for our main courses combined with a chicken liver pate and potato...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed August 18, 2017

If you get the small things right, the big things will follow. We've been coming here for several years with great satisfaction and it seems to get even better each time. The service is attentive and very well-informed about the menu and the preparation of...More

1  Thank LH M
Reviewed August 12, 2017

My daughter and I visited the Prune for supper. The service and the food were absolutely excellent. To start, we ordered the sour dough bread, which is freshly-baked on a daily basis. It was served with their own salted butter, a soft cheese spread and...More

Thank Anne Marie M
Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We strive every single service to make the meal and experience as memorable as yours. Both you and your daughter picked some of my personal favourites! Thank you for taking the time to write...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Started off at the bar with a lelicious and different cocktail each. We were then seated in the light smart but small restaurant. We both chose the four course menu, starting with trout and tuna...totally delicious. Next was a mid course of risotto for my...More

Thank ottobottodog
Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we know that people lead such busy lives so we are so appreciative of the few minutes you took to tell others about your experience. Bar One Fifty One is new this year...More

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Questions & Answers
July 19, 2016|
Response from Shelley W | Property representative |
jlmcadams, We do offer a vegetarian menu here at The Prune, which includes an appetizer of a fillet bean and firs salad, along with our delicious confit mushrooms dish as a main course. You also have to option of finishing... More
Ann B
August 16, 2015|
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Response from jermil | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant at 519-271-5052
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$38 - $54
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
    (Nile Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-5052
  • E-mail
Contemporary Canadian cuisine under the creative guidance of Executive Chef Bryan Steele which celebrates the bounty of local producers and growers. Innovation and creativity explores world cuisines while the classics are presented in new and sophisticated ways to create an uplifting and memorable dining experience. The wine program showcases boutique labels from both local and international growers, and our front-of-house team offers elevated service in a casually elegant style. We pride ourselves on every guest feeling welcomed and fulfilled long after their dining adventure.
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