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The Prune Restaurant

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
+1 519-271-5052
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“prunes” (151 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is the perfect Stratford food experience. The food is approachable and beyond delicious and the staff are fantastic! Try to book a table overlooking the garden... the room is bright and spacious. The menu has more than a few winners. We enjoyed the smoked...More

Thank DLSCEM
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2016

Dear DLSCEM, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy your enjoyed your time with us and the delicious creations from the kitchen and bar! We hope to see you again soon and look forward to wow-ing you yet again! King...More

Reviewed June 30, 2016

The Old Prune is in a converted older house, divided into three or four rooms of different sizes. We have only eaten in the large room in the rear of the restaurant, which has an abundance of windows overlooking a small patio. It is a...More

Thank NonniefromMichigan
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear NonniefromMichigan, Thank you very much for all your kind words and review of your night here at The Prune. We are so grateful to be able to create such a memorable evening for guests and we are passionate about what we do - both...More

Reviewed June 29, 2016

Special birthday for the bride and wanted to take her to a nice place for dinner. This was the spot. Restaurant is nicely laid out with plenty of room between table. Service was top notch. The food was very, very good. Did not feel rushed....More

Thank Local-traveller63
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear Local-traveller63, Thank you so much for your review and kind words towards your experience with us here at The Prune. We are grateful to have been apart of such a special evening for you and your wife and take great pride in making it...More

Reviewed June 29, 2016

We visited The Prune as we have during past visits to Stratford. Without a doubt the food as prepared and served is excellent and imaginative. The decor is beautiful, and the staff caring and accommodating - and I specifically want to thank Vivian and Regan...More

2  Thank Coticon
Shelley W, Guest Relations Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2016

Coticon, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal with us, and do hope that you will return. I would like to take a moment to address the concerns that you have raised in your review as well as offer...More

Reviewed June 22, 2016

My fiancee and I went to The Prune for an early pre-show dinner; our reservation was at 5:30 and we didn't get out of there until after 7:30. We started to worry, a little, by the end of the meal, about making it to the...More

Thank JCGBright
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear JCGBright, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us here at The Prune! Thank you for your kind words and your review. Your compliments are truly appreciated. We strive to provide the best service and dining experience as possible in...More

Reviewed June 15, 2016

Last Tuesday, my sister and I decided to conclude a perfect day at the Stratford Festival with dinner at The Prune Restaurant. We couldn’t have made a better choice. The restaurant is in a house which provides intimacy yet a feeling of dining with others...More

Thank Linda P
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear Linda P, We are so thankful for your kind words and are so happy you enjoyed your evening here with us at The Prune! We believe the old charm and character of this building really creates a unique and memorable dining experience and are...More

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Our dinner at The Prune was one of the best dining experiences we've had in a long time. It is expensive but worth the money. Favourite dishes in our group of five were: smoked trout, risotto, mint pea soup and skate. Good wine list and...More

1  Thank maritimemary
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear maritimemary, Thank you so much for your kind word and your review. We pride ourselves in keeping our menu and ingredients as local as possible which is why we in turn change our menu seasonally. Our cocktail menu also allows us to stand out...More

Reviewed June 7, 2016

Very expensive - $330 for three of us - we had three drinks and three courses + a so-so risotto, although all the other courses were outstanding, esp desserts and salmon. The servers were attentive - I think we had 6 glasses of water each...More

1  Thank susan w
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear susan w, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal with us, and truly hope you do return. I would like to take a few minutes to address a few concerns you raised in your review. We went through...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had two very young servers (teenagers), and tried a variety of different foods. The service was a bit on the slow side, but the food was sublime, and we were able to walk to the festival theater in under 15 minutes. Don't miss the...More

Thank Beattieclan
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Dear Beattieclan, Thank you so much for your review and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner here at The Prune. Our restaurant is set up in a way that allows younger server assistants to work with an experienced server each and every...More

Reviewed June 6, 2016

Interesting wines by the glass, great seasonal menu. Service was good. Easy walk from most local accomodationsMore

Thank Jan N
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2016

Jan N, Thank you for your review and your kind words about your experience here with us at The Prune. We take pride in having our menus change every couple of months and corresponding them with the most fresh local produce available. We are hoping...More

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jlmcadams
July 19, 2016|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $56
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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