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Red House

30 William St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1J4, Canada
+1 226-647-4687
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“curry bowl” (22 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 William St W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went out Friday night. The establishment is a quaint house remade into a restaurant. I had the lamb spagetti and my partner had wild boar. Because it's so small you could feel you're sitting on top of your neighbour, but if you don't "need...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelingal12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there because our first restaurant option was closed for renovating. Parked in the street behind the restaurant. Small setting, maybe 20 tables. Great service, amazing curry and very nice and well priced wines. Went for a French Chardonnay which was well worth the money....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rather crowded, tiny restaurant, but not overly noisy. Excellent, quick, friendly service. Food quality amazing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesbV391GG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere, the service, the food - I cannot say enough good things!! Top notch all around, made for the most perfect evening!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Recently tried this place for the first time and thoroughly enjoyed the food. They can make any dish gluten free which was also a plus for me!! Only reason I didn't give 5/5 is that we took some time to find parking.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 December 2018

My first visit was this December 2018 and was beyond impressed! I split an order of the Beet & Arugula salad, which has unique and subtle flavours of lavender, paired nicely with goat cheese and walnuts. To drink, I ordered the house-made lemonade, which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Was in Waterloo for my son's hockey tournament staying with a buddy and he suggested Red House for dinner Friday nigh. Greeted by Heidi when we arrived the evening was off to a fantastic start. Patricia took care of us and excellent service was definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D B
Reviewed 13 November 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy M
Reviewed 12 November 2018 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!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tinar574
Reviewed 3 November 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tyler S
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Angel Marie A
30 April 2017|
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Response from RedHouse30 | Property representative |
We take tables until 9 Tuesday-Thursday and until 10 on Friday and Saturday!
Marilyn F
10 April 2016|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Wear trousers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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