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Gainsborough Restaurant

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Canadian, Pizza
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2-1579 Hyde Park Rd, London, Ontario N6H 5L4, Canada
+1 519-472-4168
10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been to this restaurant a few times and had the pizza,greek salad and a few other dishes and can truly say it is amazing food.the place is casual and owners work and wait on tables as a family,by the way did I say they are greek?My wife and I have taken our friends and relatives here many times,still have... More 

1 Thank Woodro H
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

If you like classic Pizza, loaded with toppings and with lots of stringy gooey cheese then there is no better in Town. This is no thin crust gourmet pizza, or pan pizza... just good old fashioned pizza.

Thank Ziffster
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Gainsborough is old-fashioned, but sometimes that's a good thing. Convenient location in Hyde Park, unremarkable appearance inside and out, no surprises on the menu (omelettes, burgers, pizza, etc.). But the food is remarkably good, the portions are fairly generous, and the prices aren't bad. Good value for the money, and more flavor than most places.

Thank Rick M
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stopped by here to try the pizza as it was recommended by a co worker. This is a small unassuming place but it is a hidden gem. The lady who took our order was friendly and attentive and the pizza was great. I know have the problem of choosing between here and byron. Fairly inexpensive too. The only downside is... More 

1 Thank justine h
London, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2016 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.

Thank murdowg
London, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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 

1 Thank Banqueteer
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

1 Thank Chris H
London, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank Wim S
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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!

Thank HilPie
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122 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
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 

Thank nursemack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-1579 Hyde Park Rd, London, Ontario N6H 5L4, 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?