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The Prune Restaurant

) #15 of 103 Restaurants in Stratford ₹₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
+1 519-271-5052
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a beautiful old stone home on a quiet street. Tables are arraigned in rooms on the first floor. Spacing was close, but adequate, at least in our case. The menu is fixed price, with a choice of two or three courses....More

Thank phat_dawg_21
Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We realize people's time is so valuable and we appreciate the time you took to leave us this amazing feedback. Thank you for your comment on the 'value for quality' . We feel we...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were going for an early dinner before seeing a play in Stratford. We had heard great things about this restaurant so we went in with high expectations. We all liked our food but none of us thought it was "great." Also, the way some...More

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Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you DDunn3978 for taking the time to send your comments. We appreciate all guest feedback and we use each one as a learning tool to give better service and improve the overall experience. I apologize on behalf of the server for not getting your...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lovely experience....different pricing....interesting....very nice presentation, flavor. ...outstanding menu choices....Highly recommend visiting this lovely restaurateur. ...Staff very knowledgeable and friendly.....EnjoyMore

Thank Ann H
Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, Ann H, Thank you so so much for this amazing review. We try very hard to make each guest experience outstanding. So often we only hear of when we could do things a little better. How awesome for you to tell us when we...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty restaurant on a quiet street. The kitchen is inventive, presenting unusual takes on main ingredients. Taste, presentation, mouth-feel seem to be considered in creating these dishes.More

Thank Paul R
Shelley W, Owner at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Paul R, Thank you for taking the time to review The Prune. We so appreciate all guest feedback and it feels so good to read such an amazing review of a restaurant that we all take so much pride in. We are grateful for this...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

While I had a nice time at this beautifully designed restaurant, the price-to-taste ratio didn't quite work for me. To say the least, it isn't cheap. That's fine by me, so long as the dishes live up to that costly expectation. No one in my...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Prune is a favorite restaurant, which we have frequented during our visits to Stratford. This time was no exception. We had delicious cocktails, and ordered the Two-Course Menu. The food was delicious, and beautifully presented. One of us had several food allergies, and the...More

Thank PoisonPrincess
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We visited the Prune Restaurant before a show at the Stratford Festival. We had a virtually perfect experience and will gladly return. The Prune is in what appears from the outside to be a converted residence maybe a block or two from the downtown area...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at the Prune as part of our annual visit to Stratford and it never disappoints. The food is excellent and the service is friendly and very helpful. Their soups, in particular, are always wonderful.

Thank Maureen C
Shelley W, Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you Maureen C for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon, have yourself a great summer! The Prune Team.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Last August I visited Stratford with my girlfriends for a weekend getaway from Toronto and to see a couple of plays. We had dinner at The Prune. Both the food and the atmosphere was wonderful and we were very pleased with the service, as well....More

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We booked spur of the moment and the reviews for The Prune were good. We stayed at a B&B in Stratford and the inn keeper said it was 'the best restaurant in Stratford', so we were really looking forward to trying it. The menu pricing...More

10  Thank Itrepid_Canadian
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2016|
Response from Shelley W | Property representative |
jlmcadams, We do offer a vegetarian menu here at The Prune, which includes an appetizer of a fillet bean and firs salad, along with our delicious confit mushrooms dish as a main course. You also have to option of finishing... More
Ann B
17 August 2015|
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Response from jermil | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant at 519-271-5052
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 39 - US$ 55
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada
    (Nile Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-5052
  • E-mail
Contemporary Canadian cuisine under the creative guidance of Executive Chef Bryan Steele which celebrates the bounty of local producers and growers. Innovation and creativity explores world cuisines while the classics are presented in new and sophisticated ways to create an uplifting and memorable dining experience. The wine program showcases boutique labels from both local and international growers, and our front-of-house team offers elevated service in a casually elegant style. We pride ourselves on every guest feeling welcomed and fulfilled long after their dining adventure.
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