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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

620 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 5J9, Canada
+1 519-667-7000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, Cafe, International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
620 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 5J9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to many Symposium Cafes, this one here is destroying the good reputation of the chain. The service was extremely slow, food was rubbish they just heated the old food and served us . I hope the chain or the owner looks in...More

Thank APorwal
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have been at Symposium many times and i have to say i really love this place. never been dissapointed. My girlfriend and I went there for breakfast on Sunday morning for breakfast and the food and service was amazing. we sat on the padio...More

Thank 12,345,678,098
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went here to kill time while waiting for my train in the late afternoon. Had a flatbread. I asked for something to be removed from it, and it was. The flatbread was good. Service was friendly and fast. I noticed a game I wanted to...More

Thank travelandshop2014
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After giving this particular location 4 separate chances, I have to come to the conclusion that the symposium is really just not worth the money. Each time I went (spread out over the last couple years) service has been spotty and the food has been...More

Thank Stephen I
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife and I have been coming to symposium for a little over a month now. My first meal was served by a very sweet young lady named Vanessa. I did not have to ask for a refill once, she was quite accommodating and did...More

Thank Bobby N
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The owner/manager should probably consider not being on his cell phone watching videos behind the bar the entire time while the rest of the staff are busy doing their jobs

2  Thank Maegan T
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We came in for a work party of 30 people and I was super impressed. The service was friendly and accommodating and the food came out quickly. Even organizing the reservation was very smooth. I would highly recommend this restaurant for big groups

1  Thank Jmix14
Reviewed 28 May 2017

so been at symposium many times but never been there for breakfast. was there last sunday for breakfast and i have to say it was one of the best breakfast that i have had for a long time. I had the champion breakfast and my...More

Thank 12,345,678,098
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I come to symposium often because each time I visit I am never disappointed! They are known for their cakes and other desserts (which are amazing) but their other food is great as well. I love how they serve breakfast until 4pm every day, as...More

Thank nicelocalgirl
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Best place in London for food and drinks by far. Unreal service and quality of food. There patio is a great place to spend your time when they weather is nice. I highly recommend Symposium to everyone I know. Always a pleasure of seeing Kat...More

Thank George T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 5J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-667-7000
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Dine at this Symposium Café London located at the heart of the London, Ontario restaurant and bar scene. This Symposium Café Restaurant location is conveniently located directly across from Victoria Park and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your restaurant dining pleasure.This London Symposium Café Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 70 seats in a scenic award winning patio, and only minutes from downtown London and from Western University. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions fairly easily.Hope to see you soon at this London Symposium Café Restaurant location!• Beautiful Restaurant Décor• Award Winning Patio Dining• Across Victoria Park • Minutes from Downtown• Minutes from Western University• Open Early Mornings• Open Late Nights Restaurant Hours: Sunday – Thursday 8am to 1amFriday & Saturday 8am to 2am
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