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The Prune Restaurant

) #19 of 97 Restaurants in Stratford $$$$ , , Gluten Free Options
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
+1 519-271-5052
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2016

atmosphere, service and food provide a wonderful evening. The food was exquisite, the service excellent and the food was delicious. Bravo.

Thank andriy651
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi andriy651, We appreciate your kind words and review, and look forward to seeing you sometime this year! The Prune Team

Reviewed 13 October 2016

Although we had a large party, everyone was happy with their cocktails and two-course dinners. Each selection was unusually well-prepared as were the desserts that were shared.

Thank Jackie H
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you Jackie H for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you sometime this year! The Prune Team

Reviewed 9 October 2016

What to to do when you go out to an unknown, high end restaurant, and you have serious forebodings? Do what I did: ignore them. I did that and found the Prune to be an enchanting and delightful place! Prepare to spend some money, but...More

2  Thank Malcom57
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear Malcom57, It was such a delight to meet you last week and thank you so much for your review! You both kept myself and Emily on our toes all night and constantly laughing - thank you for that as well! We really hope to...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

If you have a special occasion to celebrate this is the restaurant for you. The food is amazing. The staff are very attentive. The chef creates beautiful dishes that taste as good as they look. I was lucky to celebrate my birthday here with friends....More

Thank Barb P
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear Barb P, Thank you so much for your kind review - we are so honoured that you chose to celebrate your birthday with us and we really do hope to see you again soon! Regards, The Prune Team

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome, friendly and competent service, very nice food. Small but well thought out menu, appealing options for each course. Modified prix fixe approach (price is based on how many courses you have rather than varying by specific item) is nice, and price/value relationship is...More

Thank RobertToronto2
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear RobertToronto2, Thank you very much for your kind review, we really hope to see you again in the near future! Regards, The Prune Team

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fine if you want cutting edge, spicy,cuisine. Me:have had my fill over the years. Was a bit pretentious. Had a great bottle of wine. PricyMore

Thank jerry9552016
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear jerry9552016, Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on the casual fine dining that not only our food and our service emanates. We create a sense of feeling 'at home' beginning at the moment you walk in the front door. Some of our...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went here as a group of friends for dinner. The atmosphere is great! We sat in the back near the garden in it was an unexpected surprise to be to bright and quaint. The service staff was very good although a little slow on...More

Thank Tracy K
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear Tracy K, Thank you so much for your review - we are glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us! We are constantly changing our menu to take advantage of the local produce that surrounds Stratford. We look forward to seeing you sometime...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I thought my last visit to The Prune was amazing - somehow they topped it!!! Everything was incredible - the service, the food and the atmosphere! Can't wait to go back! Thanks for making Barb's birthday so special - she couldn't believe it was her...More

Thank Frances E
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear Frances E, Thank you Frances for your kind words! We are honoured that we were able to make Barb's birthday that much more special! Hopefully see you all again soon! Regards, The Prune Team

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

To be fair, The Prune is not cheap and the portions are small. Your entree is just the main item mentioned. Anything else in the description is garnish. So, if you want to feel full, consider adding side orders to your meal. And accept the...More

Thank Dean1900
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear Dean 1900, Thank you for review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves with us and look forward to seeing you again next year! Regards, The Prune Team

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Food was fabulous, small restaurant with very knowledgeable staff always ready to help with selections. Ambiance is charming and romantic.

Thank 3232DavidM
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear 323DavidM, Thank you so much for your kind review - we hope to see you again in the near future! Regards, The Prune Team

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jlmcadams
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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
US$39 - US$55
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
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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