Restaurant Reviews

  • What Kambie Lacks in Decor It Makes Up for in Delicious Cuisine KambieChinese

    After hearing good things about the Cantonese and Szechuan fare at Kambie, I reserve my place. Though not without faults, the food makes up for its less than fancy surroundings. An unremarkable building hou…

  • Get Retro with Gourmet Brown Bag Lunches BagLadySoupSandwichSR

    Retro does not begin to describe The Bag Lady. Laden with vintage board games, eclectic knickknacks and estate-sale furniture, it exudes a charm reflected in its gourmet “brown bag” lunches. The “bagnificen…

  • Symposium’s Mussels Shine in the Lunch Spotlight Metro London Lunch Rush: Mussels at Symposium Cafe

    It is difficult for a restaurant to be all things to all people. Symposium might not have figured out its exact identity but it definitely serves great mussels. Martini lounge, dessert café and coffee shop …

  • Homemade Delicacies Make This Place Soo Dam Good Soo Dam Soup SR

    Many Asian restaurants combine several distinct cuisines when they are more preferable as a specialty. I was, therefore, excited to see Soo Dam focusing on just traditional Korean dishes. The minimally deco…

  • Boss Hog’s Has Finger-Lickin’-Good Recipe for Success BossHogsRibsSR

    Well-seasoned from years on the road at barbecue competitions, Boss Hog’s recently found a home for its award-winning chicken and ribs. The location retains familiarity owing to its fast-food past so the de…

  • Venture Into Thai House for a Taste of Authenticity Thai House Spring RollsSR

    Tucked into a small plaza, Thai House might be overlooked if it were not for its charming atmosphere and flavourful cuisine. My courteous hostess is even wearing a traditional dress that matches the minimal…

  • A Tradition of Comforting Eats, Value and Friendly Service Richies-Hot-TurkeySR-300x214

    Richie’s Family Restaurant on Richmond is a perfect model of consistency. Serving Londoners for generations, neither the decor at the restaurant nor the menu have changed in as long. But why bother if it wo…

  • Curries, Tandoori and Naan Star in Massey’s Lunch Buffet Massey BuffetSR

    Serving up contemporary Indian fare in its large, smartly decorated dining room, Massey’s tandoor oven stays busy creating savoury chicken and lamb dishes. Business is steady during my visit, no doubt due t…

  • Fill Your Stomach and Shopping Basket with Tasty Eats Laziz Chicken ShawarmaSR

    Part grocery, part deli, part restaurant, Laziz is not your typical lunch spot but fills stomachs and shopping baskets with delectable eats. Even from the outside, it is an eclectic mix of Middle Eastern of…

  • Food Is Fresh, Decor is Under-Whelming LdnShawarma FalafelSR

    In many ways, London’s Shawarma is doing things right. They have two downtown locations conveniently accessible for short lunch-breaks, a great logo and website design, and inviting, smartly-designed exteri…

  • Only on King is a Premier, Extravagant Destination Only-on-King-Interior-SR

    Featuring a philosophy of farm to table, The Only on King demonstrates a commitment not only to sustainable farming, but to true dining pleasure for their guests. As a highly awarded and recognized high-end…

  • Auberge du Petit Prince Charming Bistro Serving Tasty French Cuisine GiantPrawnsSR

    Wrap yourself in the warm, romantic embrace of a trip to Paris without leaving the city. Auberge du Petit Prince seduces palates as London’s favoured French restaurant. Our table waits in a cosy room styled…

  • Gourmet Fried Chicken Fritou Fried ChickenSR

    Expanding from a string of restaurants in Calgary and Edmonton, Fritou brings its gourmet fried chicken to a stylish new, but small, location on Richmond. Fritou claims its chicken is healthy and I want to …

  • Buon Appetito at Amici Amici EscargotSR

    Every restaurant has one of those days during which the unexpected happens. My visit to Amici happens on one such busy day: the food is great, but with a few delays. We enter the quaint Italian trattoria th…

  • Signature Wings Since 1988 Alibi Wings SR

    The Alibi Roadhouse is a classic, where a generation of students and sports fans have satisfied their cravings for pints, games and food. Many things have changed in London since 1988 but this place, for go…

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