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Friends in our Kitchen

) #51 of 305 Restaurants in Guelph €€ - €€€ , Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
35 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
+1 519-836-0273
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bread basket” (2 reviews)
“lamb shank” (2 reviews)
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Canadian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
35 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friends is a nice quaint cafe with personalized and friendly service and an open kitchen concept that makes you feel like you are guests at a friend's place. The food is always very good with unique as well as classic specials and prices are very...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

With plum tomatoes, leeks, garlic, white wine & Saffron with mashed potatoes. Entered at 723pm, sat immediately and ordered by 725pm. I love this quaint yet classy little gem downtown! (Don't let the whipped butter packets or plastic knife handle fool you...) The staff is...More

Thank MacVandal
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Always freshly cooked, high quality and full of flavour. Seafood is always prepared well. One of only 2 places in Guelph to order a great caesar salad.

Thank rbk1232016
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Every time we are in Guelph, visiting family, this is one place that we HAVE to go to. Never been disappointed yet. It's a very small place with a half wall, around the kitchen where Ging cooks his wonderful meals. Lisa is always so upbeat...More

Thank marnibev
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Fantastic food. Just like mom used to make. And great service, despite being understaffed and busy!!

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 30 December 2016

If you go, save room for dessert. They all looked amazing. However repeat visits have shown that the wine is blah and the food is so so. Cab Merlot like dishwater for $8 a glass. Veal shank ($26) was a nice piece of bone in...More

Thank ric i
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Small place. Great food great service. Was very impressed. Home cooked feel. Everything was top quality. Recommend this place to even the pickiest of eaters.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Every Thursday night is date night for us since we met and we chose to visit the top 52 restaurants in Guelph this year. We only ever thought of going to FIOK for lunch, are we ever glad we came for dinner. If you want...More

Thank Brent B
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were enticed to this restaurant by a BOGO coupon (we always like to patronize those who help community charities!). Just a small establishment, but clean. We were greeted and seated immediately. The menu was not huge, but quite adequate. Pries were reasonable (especially with...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We found this restaurant before going to a concert with little time to spare. The waitress told us immediately what we could have within our time constraint. We were seated and served even though the restaurant was quite busy. We had soup and salad with...More

Thank Sandra E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Macdonell St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: +1 519-836-0273
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