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US$5 - US$23
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Bar, International, Canadian
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 19 February 2020

Went for lunch one day sat outside one table with 4 people 1 table with 2 people. Two of us sat at a table and waited for the waitress to come with menus .When she came out after about 5 mins she went straight to...one table . She spoke with them for a couple of mins then went back in .Came back to same table stood there talking again then went back in.We still haven't been told anything, she then went back in to get there bill but still didn't come to our table this is about 10 mins. We got up and left so service is poor, not even busy inside.Will not go there again not even if the food is good. Service very poor.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

I have been to the King Street location a few times, but never again. The food was fair but cold. Service was slow and restaurant was filthy. They offered extra fruit for $1.30 and this is what I got....one strawberry sliced. Don't offer it at...all! Never going back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

You can get m at different types of food here. There are excellent daily specials. Last time I was there it was 5 dollar gourmet burgers. I think it was Monday.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 November 2019

Stopped here with a friend and had dinner after a movie. I had the chicken cobb salad, which was good. The dressing was quite tangy. The server was quick and helpful. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 11 November 2019

Visited here for dessert and an app. Got spinach dip covered in a synthetic cheese slice that was fully of soupy liquid and slimy spinach. The cake display was more than half empty. The serving staff were confused and disorganized but friendly. This used to...be a lovely little cafe but has maybe fallen into bad management. very sad :(More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

Service was friendly- large menu to choose from. Nice relaxed setting. I could taste a lot of the gas ( from gas cooking ) in my food. To get honest- maybe that's s normal thing with gas cooking that I'm not aware of. For me-...it was not a pleasing flavor. But I will come back and try desserts or something else like a salad because I did really like the decor and relaxed vibe.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

First: the service, they seem to run around with their heads off. no organization nor leader ship. it was very chaotic. second: the food when it came out was cold. My mother and i had to send ours back to be heated. and when it...came out a second time, my steak was well done, i asked for medium rare. for the price we paid, the food and service made us feel like our money was wasted on a bad experience.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2019

Joined a friend fr breakfast at Symposium today. The server was lovely, attentive and polite. The food was exactly as expected. I would recommend this cafe for for a get together for friends and families.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2019

Came here with my wife for the two for one Sunday dessert special. The selections were almost to hard to settle on and were absolutely delicious. We will return.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

We went because there were limited options for the day due to the Good Friday holiday. The food was rather bland, but service was good. Prefer more flavor instead of what tasted like frozen potatoes with little to no seasoning. Eggs were over cooked but...edible.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Yes, Symposium Cafe Restaurant and Lounge offers takeaway services.

Symposium Cafe Restaurant and Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3.5