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The Prune Restaurant

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Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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151 Albert St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3K5, Canada (Nile Street)
+1 519-271-5052
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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216 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

After many years of visiting Stratford, this was our first visit to The Prune. Our dinners were delicious, well prepared and excellent service. Our dinners were respectively chicken and duck, both were quite good.

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Monteal, Quebec
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251 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Expensive and very very good. Top notch wait staff - food with attitude - but well deserved attitude. Fine dining in a country setting. What's not to admire.

Thank thesouplady-two
Fairport, NY
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Warm, intimate and conveniently located, the Prune is the best restaurant in Stratford.. Everything is fresh and locally sourced, and the wine list is varied and offers a wide range of options.Eschew the plays for one night, and dine after 8 for a relaxing and memorable evening.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This was by far our most favorite restaurant to date! The meals were extraordinary and service very special. The price is definitely at the high end of fine dining but well worth it.

Thank AnnArborGirls
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lovely ambiance, greeted with hello's/smiles. Staff very knowledgeable on ingredients/quality. As pretty to look at as it was as delicious to consume.

Thank Jennifer C
Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

Jennifer C, Thank you for your comments. Our staff are always excited to and delighted to help our guests explore our amazing food. Our new desserts premier next week as well, more items for our guests "not to skip on." We look forward to your return. Regards, Prune Team More 

Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

It's been some time since we dined at what was then The Old Prune. Now just The Prune, the house is a real pleasure for dinner. We went after the pre-theatre rush when everything is just that much more relaxed in the quietly decorated main room. We had the four course menu and were very satisfied with every dish. Our... More 

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Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

kraftottawa2015, Thank you for your response. It is true we operate under a new name, but aim to provide the exceptional food and service that the Prune has become known for. We thank you for your comments and hope you will return - maybe when it is a bit warmer. Regards, Prune Team More 

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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

You should eat here. Unless you are on a budget. One of the first in the fancy pants line of Stratford restaurants. We like it more than Rundles. Rundles has more of a posh atmosphere, the servings are equally small, and every seed and flake can be listed on both menus. The wine list is small, but I had a... More 

Thank Dean1900
Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

Dean1900, Thank you for your comments. We know that Stratford has a plethora of dining options for our guests so we appreciate that you hold us in such high regard. We try to provide a concise but exciting wine list for our guests with some difficult to find gems that you can have nowhere else in Stratford. We are glad... More 

Logan, Utah
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This was one of our most enjoyable restaurant experiences in several years. The fixed price menu is great, allowing you to chose from many selections based on the number of courses you wish to enjoy. My wife and I had the salmon and duck, and both were deliciously prepared.

Thank Aggiebull
Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

Aggiebull, Thank you for your comments. We pride ourselves at providing unforgettable experiences to all of our guests, and we are happy that you are no exception. We look forward to your return. Regards, Prune Team More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We dined at the Old Prune tonight and we're highly disappointed with the food and service. My husband and I both ordered the grilled sirloin for our main course and he ordered soup for his appetizer and I ordered the goat cheese tart. I ordered my meat medium rare and my husband likes his medium. It was hard to tell... More 

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Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

MarniefromOttawa, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent experience at the Prune, we apologize that you found some aspects of your meal to be less than satisfactory. I would like to address a few of the comments in your review in an attempt to better understand your feedback. On the night in question one of our servers brought to... More 

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160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We had dinner here recently for the first time in several years. I can't recall why we sort of stopped dining here, but based on our recent experience, we will definitely return. Service was almost spotless, with one minor misstep. The food was great. We opted for three courses at $59, with a few supplements for certain things. They started... More 

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Shelley W, General Manager at The Prune Restaurant, responded to this review

pasbuffalo, Thank you for your comments. We are glad you had such a positive experience at the Prune and we appreciate the feedback you have given. We aim to conduct the dinner in perfect harmony so we apologize if we were out of tune on a few details. We also recognize that many of our dishes have ingredients that not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$51
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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
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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