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The Root Cellar

623 Dundas St, London, Ontario N5W 2Z1, Canada
+1 519-719-7675
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“veggie burger” (13 reviews)
“truffle fries” (7 reviews)
“soups” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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623 Dundas St, London, Ontario N5W 2Z1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few friends and I wanted to check out this place- and we’re glad we did. Overall, it was a great experience. The high points: - near the Palace Theatre - nice, cozy atmosphere (but noisy - hard to have a conversation) - awesome waitress:...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited The Root Cellar for dinner and came away very disappointed, with no desire to return. We arrived after 8 pm, and the place was pretty quiet, but we knew they were open until 10, so we had plenty of time. The space...More

Thank interchip54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked the food and surroundings at this place. The food was tasty and it was a true plus that we were able to eat organic here as well! This would be a place I would regularly go if I lived in London, and...More

Thank Yai B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We drove by by coincidence and it looked nicely filled and cozy. And so it was inside. Very friendly staff, good choice in menu and actually great food. We had the Sword and Plough starter to share and that was a good choice. Pricey, but...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I am Vegan and the hotel suggested this place - there is a great selection but the flavors were a little bland Service was good and the atmosphere very pleasant As a regular traveler I will come back to try other dishes and let you...More

Thank bluewater58Dublin
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I had the sweet potato taco cup - yummy. The service was friendly and overall nice ambiance. Will go again. One flaw - plastic drinking straw.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Looking forward to our lunch last Saturday and was thoroughly disappointed. They don't take reservations on the weekend but we only had to wait for a few minutes for a table to be cleared. Ordered drinks and waited and waited. After 15 minutes I got...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting London for radiation treatment which requires me to be on a special diet. No salt, eggs or any dairy products. The staff where very nice and answered all my questions. As well as, confirmed which the chefs which food could be made and Modified...More

Thank Allessandra M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a gem just east of Adelaide. We've been a few times and never been disappointed. I believe most if not all of their ingredients are organic and sourced locally. Plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, but you can find meat on...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I had a few hours to spare before my trip back to Kitchener. Their menu is well stacked where you know a Chef was making decisions. Beer was their speciality among vegan and vegetarian platos. Went over budget. Won't forget this experience. Small space. It...More

Thank Daniel A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 Dundas St, London, Ontario N5W 2Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-719-7675
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Description
The Root Cellar is an organic, farm to fork restaurant located in the Old East Village in London, Ontario. We serve a from-scratch seasonal menu of all organic foods focusing on locally grown produce. Lunch available daily 11am-5pm, dinner available daily 5-9pm, and brunch available Saturdays 9am-1pm. We believe that food is political, that the choices we make about food--what we choose to eat and who we choose to support by doing so--resonate throughout our community, our economy, and our planet. At the foundation of this project is a commitment to invigorating our local economy, discovering the plenitude of our local foodshed, supporting sustainable agricultural practices, and working cooperatively.
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