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Gainsborough Restaurant

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Greek, Canadian, Pizza
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1579 Hyde Park Rd # 2, London, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-472-4168
Today
10:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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London, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The clubhouse sandwich, the pizza, the panzerotti are very well priced for the quality and quantity you get. And the deep fried zucchini is the best anywhere. The nachos and pizza don't mess around three slices will fill anyone and the nachos need to be three manned unless you're crazy.

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Thank murdowg
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

What a real gem this place is! I've been a regular for years and will continue for as long as they're open. The place is run by two sisters and their family members. They create such a welcoming atmosphere and always have a few seconds chat in between waiting & cleaning tables. Food is reasonably priced for the large portions.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I have been a customer of Gainsborough Restaurant for close to 20 years, and I have never once been disappointed in a meal. The Pizza is one of the best in the city. well worth a try.

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1 Thank Chris H
London, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

What a wonderful family driven restaurant! Talking about quality foods with portions way too big to eat (a challenge to finish their deluxe nachos & I believe impossible for 1 or even 2 persons team); try their "regular" (really impossible monster size) calzone/panzerotti which I guess prove impossible to finish, and their DELUXE!!! Oh lala!!! Talking about value for money.... More 

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1 Thank Wim S
London
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Sure the decor is old, out dated and like a diner - the food and the owners/staff are 100% worth it. They are friendly, kind and caring and they make really great food! Best pizza in London easily. And the homemade burger and fries with gravy = heaven. So good! Love the place!

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Thank HilPie
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We came here for a quick lunch during the week. I ordered the chicken souvlaki with fries while my friend ordered the fish and chips. The souvlaki was amazing and the homemade fries were very good also. The fish & chips were another story. The fish is frozen (think High Liner from the grocery store) and not fresh. Two very... More 

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Thank nursemack
LONDON ONT
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Best pizza in London, I ordered a large pizza and wife ha pasta with meatsauce, both excellent and both needed boxes to go, just as good the next day. Good prices and good choice of beers but draft limited.

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Thank dROG
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Three of us went for a burger having heard it was a good place... It is small and slanted toward sports... Clean though. It appeared to have a few locals who frequented the place... We were all optimistic,. The staff are efficient and friendly and it was quiet enough for us to talk... When the burgers came, they were a... More 

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Thank Kitotika
London, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

best pizza in london for my tastes. kids coming back to london from out of town schools want to go to the gainsborough for the panz they grew up on. i'm not a big pizza eater but having tasted others it's amazing the difference.

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Thank brian f
London, ON
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Perhaps not the healthiest choice but definitely delicious. Stuffed full of toppings and the meat sauce is the best in town and surrounding. I know I've tried them all!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Canadian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1579 Hyde Park Rd # 2, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-472-4168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?