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Keystone Alley

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, ,
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
+1 519-271-5645
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Grill, Gastropub, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Crispy Brussels sprouts were a great start. The noodle bowl and pork tenderloin were well-prepared. Our table in the outdoor patio areas was wonderful (weather cooperated). Service was attentive.

1  Thank smoothjohnk
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We visited it two times - at 6 pm on Tuesday and it was fully booked and on Wednesday for lunch. The same story. However we promised to finish our soups and salads within an hour and were given a table. The soup of Jerusalem...More

6  Thank AlexfromNorthYork
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place, wonderful service, wonderful menu, wonderfully executed. What else can I say. Pretty simple.

1  Thank blackandtans2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

We randomly found this hidden gem while exiting the Avon (right across the street). dismissed it at first then we saw the patio, intrigued we went to have a peak and to our surprise, it was jam-packed, that was at 5:30, they fill fast! The...More

1  Thank CausEverythingsTaken
Reviewed 3 days ago

The drinks are delicious,especially the ginger beer. Definitely try it. We had the Ploughman's board as an appetizer. there was a nice variety of meets, and cheese on the board and a lot of different pickled vegetables. We were not a big fan of some...More

1  Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Servier's recommendation and she was right on! Delicious, perfectly prepared ... who needs a knife? Onions and other veggies were wonderful. Pureed potatoes terrific. My only challenge was the huge portions! Started with the heirloom tomato/goat cheese salad. Wonderful. Perfect dressing didn't overpower the heirlooms....More

1  Thank TO_Trips
Reviewed 5 days ago

The charcuterie was quite nice. My husband enjoyed the steak frites. My son’s pork tenderloin looked pretty good. The mussels with pasta in cream sauce was not what I was expecting. It was basically boiled pasta with a cream, garlic and white wine mixture poured...More

Thank Alix M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Keystone Alley Restaurant is a terrific place to go for a meal. Food quality is, always, there at the top and the care given to selection of the ingredients which go into putting your meal together is always pleasing. We made reservations for diner dinner...More

Thank Grimsbybud
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went there for dinner after a show. Everything about this restaurant was tops, the seating in the "alley", the service, the food, the ambiance.

1  Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in Stratford for a weekend of theatre and good food. We had lunch at Keystone Alley prior to a performance and enjoyed the food very much. My complaint is that the menu stated that they had draft pints and when...More

Thank mjc_edwards
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Heather R
15 June 2018|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lovely covered patio in the alley beside the restaurant. One of the nicest in Stratford. Quiet, picturesque and quite intimate. Enjoy!
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Heather R
15 June 2018|
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Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
This lovely restaurant does have a fabulous outdoor patio!
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Heather R
15 June 2018|
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Response from DorothyCarr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a lovely outdoor patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 31
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-5645
  • E-mail
Description
For three decades The Keystone Alley Café has continually evolved, from its start as a small coffee shop into the popular casual fine dining restaurant that you see today. The Keystone Alley Cafe was named after the well-known Keystone Bakery located on these premises earlier. The 'alley' in the current name describes the area adjacent to the restaurant used for patio dining in the summer months. The Keystone Alley Cafe strives to provide a family style menu of fresh, bold flavoured foods, while supporting locally and sustainably. Over the years, many improvements have been made, including the addition of the "Key'd Inn", a spacious two bedroom suite rental situated above the restaurant.
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