Restaurant Ninety One

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42 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
Summer Prix Fixe Menu launching Friday August 2, 2019! Book your reservation today to join us for some delicious features, but hurry this fantastic menu is only going to be available until Sunday September 1st! Visit us at restaurantninetyone.ca to see all our menus today!

Welcome to your casual fine dining destination in North London. We invite you to experience the warmth and charm of simplistic elegance, in a captivating natural setting. With delightful dishes of modern Canadian cuisine and exceptional service, our talented chefs and dedicated servers look forward to entertaining you as our guest.

At Restaurant Ninety One we are passionate about translating the landscape outside our doors into refined dishes; using elements from our kitchen gardens and ingredients from local purveyors, we present dishes with careful and determined artistry. Every dish has a story, every element has a purpose and every flavour evokes a feeling, builds a mood and creates a memory.
What 42 People Are Saying
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TZ
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent food, prompt service, lovely surroundings; price on par with other fine dining establishments in the city. The only caveat is that there is little local wine in the wine list; some Niagara offerings would pair better than the California imports.

OT
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant with excellent food and service. Great drink list too

BF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything good. Service food and ambiance. Best fish in London.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Friday night jazz is the main reason we go.
Tara Dunphy and Larry Smith are fabulous!

BF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As usual everything 5 stars. Quality, great choice great service. Love the place.

AA
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

We enjoyed the pleasant ambience, although we found the music rather loud. The food was very good, but servings were very large. Most of us left almost half of our meal. We hate to see so much food wasted, and would appreciate a smaller serving for less price.

Our waiter was excellent bot we waited a very long time for our food. We arrived at 12:00 and weren't served till after 1:15.

a
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

The baked Alaska was good. Continental breakfast was nothing special. The service is not knowledgeable about the menu or the history of the locale; overall blase and a bit uncouth.

NA
Toronto
48 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent evening out with visitors from Japan. Thoroughly enjoyed all the entrees. Wine and beer lists are small but nice support for the local breweries and wineries.

BA
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I and three of my friends enjoyed a delicious lunch. We were able to visit while enjoying excellent service in the perfect locale. We will choose this spot for our next get together. We come from Guelph, Sarnia, Alvinston and Petrolia. It worked perfectly

SA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

excellent food, enjoyed the live music on a Friday night, only complaint was the service - the food took a long time and our waiter was not that attentive throughout the evening, although did not seem that busy to me. Still, will come back here.

NA
Toronto
48 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great place for a lovely lunch.

BF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best restaurant in London. What else can I say? All aspects 5 stars.

LB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Easter with family.

BF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything outstanding. Bring people and they love it. The ambience is magnificent.

BF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best restaurant in London. The food and service are outstanding. The people I bring are amazed.
There are even selections for vegetarians.
Keep up the good work. Will be back.

JD
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Restaurant 91 is an excellent spot for lunch. It is not cheap but the food is very good and the service is very attentive. The atmosphere is wonderful, with a beautiful view in a "tucked away" spot in the city.

D
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

There were 4 of us and we all agreed our meals were the best we've had in years. This restaurant is the best kept secret in London. We'll be back, for sure!

JB
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The setting for the restaurant is in a quiet forest near the University. The food is expertly prepared and the atmosphere is tranquil. Ask for a table by the window overlooking the trees.

NW
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Nice ambience.

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SW
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Unfortunately our dining experience was not positive. We sat an hour before even being served bread. Not an ideal situation when you are accompanied by two children aged five and seven! The children’s cheese and crackers served was smoked cheddar and carmelized onion, not a thought through children’s cheese selection from the kitchen. The food when it finally arrived was delicious and the manager was most apologetic with a reduced bill. But by now the children had fallen asleep. Dinners were boxed up for a sad trip home. The evening was a disappointing Birthday family dining celebration for all six members!

AR
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Service was outstanding! Our server knew we were in a rush and did everything possible to accommodate that.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 1Ambience 4

Our food was outstanding. The server was extremely rude. We asked to move tables because of the entertainment. She gave us a difficult time about changing tables and there were only 2 other tables in the restaurant at the time. When we actually moved tables, she TOLD us to bring our menus and waters to the new table rather than asking a bus person to do that . She did not tell us the features of the evening, the vegetables she mentioned were included in our food was not what we received. We did not finish our wine because we did not like the Merlot we had chosen, she did not inquire as to why we didn’t finish our wine or offer us another selection. We were married at the Windermere and celebrate our anniversary annually there. We will continue to come because the food is outstanding but will request to never be served by Katherine G again.

HS
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Overall we had an awesome time. We went on Saturday for some live jazz music. Great food, great drinks. Would recommend it for anyone looking for an upgraded date night with your sweetie.

JC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

I was there a year ago and had a great experience. Not this time. Food was lousy! Had a fellow playing jazz till 9pm was to loud, could not converse. Would not go back.

b
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Decent food quality with acceptable prices, lovely ambiance.

HL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 2Ambience 1

Our lunch was most disappointing. The Service was slow. My meal Fish and Chips was almost uneatable, the 'Chips' were SOGGY and lukewarm, the fish batter was a lightly breaded apology for BEER BATTER ! My colleague ordered a Salad , the Bill, with Tip was Fifty Dollars. Utterly and Completely Exorbitant. We will not be returning or recommending this establishment.

DW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great view, great food and great service

JL
5 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

Had been once before and everything was fantastic. Brought a different friend on my second visit raving about it only to be let down and leaving them questioning why I loved it so much. Seemed it was a miscommunication between staff as to why were ignored for almost 20 minutes before even taking our drinks order. Once we were served the food was great and they seemed extra attentive. No attempt at making it right was made, no discount, no anything really other than a quick explanation and a sorry. Had I not had an awesome experience the first time I would have upped and left though.
Debatable if I'll return.

BH
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food and service! It wasn't busy at all, but will be once university is back in session.

JL
5 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent place. Prompt but not pushy service. Good portion and presentation. Taste excellent and excellent wine pairing.

D
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

We both enjoyed our lunches, mine was quiche and salad and my friend had the perch and salad. Our server was great and very attentive. My friend is hard of hearing and she had much difficulty hearing me across the table once the room began to fill up with patrons. I would suggest tablecloths or something on the walls to deaden the sound as there are all hard surfaces in the restaurant except for the napkins. Will certainly go back.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Delicious scallops and amazing salmon. (Y)
The place could use more variety of non-alcoholic drinks.

AG
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went here for our one year anniversary, and had an amazing time. Service was quick and very professional. Food was outstanding, worth the price tag for its presentation and taste. Highly recommended for special occasions such as anniversaries!

LZ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

Restaurant 91 has a lovely interior and view of Windermere Manor grounds. The venue is quiet and conducive to conversation, and the service is adequate if not spectacular. The food is decently tasty but not spectacular, and overpriced. Lunch bill for hamburger and fries, three chicken legs and salad, a chocolate dessert, tea and cappuccino plus tip was $75. Worth the trip for ambience, but not otherwise.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 2

I have been here many times for multiple meals and generally always enjoy. This time it was a little off. There was grit in my mussels, the place was half empty ( it was the long weekend) and the lovely a,Bianca usually created by jazz night was overshadowed by families with small children. The gaff then turning on all the lights was our signal it was time to go

K
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

From the moment my friend and I entered the restaurant - everything was taken care of. Food was delicious and service was very good, along with the wine recommendation.
The dessert was "to die for"! I have been to eat at Ninety One before and have never been disappointed.

SS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 1

- Olives were microwaved for sure.
- Drinks arrived late.
- Location is beautiful but restaurant is dated.

s
Monterrey
10 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Oustanding Meal & Services

JF
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

Booked just prior to EASTER , and was under the impression that Sunday brunch was a buffet.
We were convinced to change our original booking from 12:30 to 1:00, since there were a couple of other large groups, at the same time, and we could get better service later, but that did not happen. People who came later than our group were served their meal before us. We were served our meals an hour after sitting down at the table. Thankful, though for the complimentary pastries, which were very tasty.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 2

Appetizers were good for one of us.
My lamb was COLD!

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