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Garlics of London

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central London
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481 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
+1 519-432-4092
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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London, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I go here quite often. I love the atmosphere and it's conveniently located next to the Grand Theatre. The service is fast and the food is delicious!

Thank Adwyuhasz
Aurora, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here visiting with friends. I had trout and my wife had the gnocchi and both were delicious. The atmosphere was cozy. We tried the garlic ice cream but was not a fan. We would go back.

Thank Yin-Hui S
Syracuse, New York
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food in this area tends to be (to put it gently) under-seasoned. That's not a problem at Garlic's, where the namesake allium is amply represented. Not that garlic necessarily predominates -- there's good use of peppers, herbs and spices. Good selections of pastas and poultry. A reliable and enjoyable dining spot in downtown London.

1 Thank Rick M
London, Canada
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Garlics for a celebration. From the second we walked in the door it was a disaster. We did not have a reservation and were perfectly prepared to sit and eat at the bar. The waitress at the bar kept interrupting our conversation to add her two sense. I looked at my husband like what is going on?... More 

1 Thank Alicia H
London ON
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been quite a while we visited Garlic's downtown. It's still a great choice especially if you're attending theatre afterwards. We were pleasantly surprised to see a 3-course prix fixe for $35. Even though we didn't choose from that menu they would have been a great bargain. Asking the kitchen to split our shared Caesar salad cost an extra $2.... More 

Thank DINKSinOntario
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went to garlics for my graduation dinner as I have wanted to go for a very long time. We had the most amazing dinner, our server was excellent! I had the butternut squad gnocchi and it was to die for ! Kudos to the chef! Will recommend to everyone

1 Thank jesscom234
Sarnia, Canada
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225 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant with a nice atmosphere, excellent tasty food with a very good variety and wonderful attentive service.

1 Thank OntarioTravellers2
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times over the years and was always impressed. I have to say the last couple of times have been sub-par and this evening was no exception. The menu just seems lacking and rather plain. Even the typical safe bet of pasta only has limited choices. On this particular evening I had the fries aka "Parmesan Garlic... More 

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London, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a pre theatre meal and it was excellent. Service was very good. The restaurant's menu is both interesting and eclectic. We love garlic in our food and that is certainly available but other options are also front and centre so that everyone has very good choices. We will certainly return to Garlics again.

Thank Theodore B
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We've been several times to Garlics and the food is consistently good (tasty and priced okay). The service is good and like the setting/vibe of the place. Definitely would recommend for a nice dinner out!

1 Thank Dean D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25
European, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 3E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighbourhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-432-4092

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?