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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

620 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 5J9, Canada
+1 519-667-7000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“cake” (9 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
620 Richmond St, London, Ontario N6A 5J9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went their with friends to try some of the dessert options. Cakes are delicious. Serving of some other deserts is quite big so try to share. Staff was very friendly. The seating place outside is very spacious and comfortable.

Thank Aun M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing experience at the symposium in London. The 5 dollar burger deal is amazing. Also the 4 dollar beer deal isn't too shabby. Overall, no complaints and great service from the waitress (Morgan) that I had.

Thank A_Stevens94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to Symposium for breakfast last weekend because my fiances family was in town. I have been at symposium many times and always left happy. In my opinion their breakfast is one of the best in town.

Thank 12,345,678,098
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 10 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 26 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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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