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Red House

30 William St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1J4, Canada
+1 226-647-4687
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“curry bowl” (22 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
30 William St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place feels like it is run by people who know food and restaurants. The atmosphere feels cozy and high end. The menu is diverse and the cocktails are interesting. I have been three times and I was happy with my food the first two...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A birthday lunch for a friend from out of town, was well celebrated. Excellent service. Calamari appetizer outstanding, crab spanokapita okay, good tomato soup, schnitzel sandwich a big hit!

Thank tina r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been wanting to make it to Red House for months and we finally made a reservation to go! We were most definitely not disappointed! AMAZING food, service and atmosphere! Ainsley was so knowledgeable about all of the food and beverages! I would highly...More

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t been to The Red House in a long time so decided to bring one of my closet friends there for her birthday treat - unfortunately we were both very disappointed - the soup was amazing but the main meals were a disaster -...More

Thank ShazFay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the epitome of why we go out and spend the money to dine in style. Impeccable service, taking the time to explicitly explain details of the beer IBUs and menu idiosyncrasies. Consistently superior food and drink. We keep coming back and will...More

Thank Chipperland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Red house while visiting my son at the university of Waterloo and we were not disappointed with the serv9ce nor the food. Patricia our server was kind and patient and helped my son's friend to find something that he could eat even...More

1  Thank kimc8183
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallish red house on William, easy to miss, parking at the LCBO lot two streets over, great food, expensive wine list, unisex washrooms, university and RIM tech crowd and busy place during the lunch hour. A nice find, casual, with curry as the chef's specialty....More

1  Thank ric i
Reviewed September 25, 2018

A party of three - I reserved two weeks in advance for a birthday dinner. We were seated in the middle of the restaurant and when I asked for an empty table in the front 'room' area, was told the best tables are for first...More

Thank 728carolz
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had a look on trip advisor and choose the Red House. We were asked if we had a reservation, but alas, we didn't. They found a seat for us on the patio. We were served promptly by a nice waitress and ordered our food....More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We came here with one of our sons, and our puppy, who was tied outside the patio. I had read good things about this place, but it completely exceeded my expectations. From one of the best cocktails I have ever had (see photos of the...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
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Angel Marie A
April 29, 2017|
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Response from RedHouse30 | Property representative |
We take tables until 9 Tuesday-Thursday and until 10 on Friday and Saturday!
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Marilyn F
April 9, 2016|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Wear trousers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 William St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 226-647-4687
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