We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Works

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
145 King St, London, Ontario N6A 1C3, Canada
+1 519-601-5464
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

180 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 177: English reviews
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The ambience of the place was great. the staff were really good and attentive but the reason we go out to eat is for the food and sadly it was bland. We had burgers and the meat had no taste. It was fresh but bland and disappointing. I expected more.

Thank Richard K
London ON
Level Contributor
177 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You have a choice of 5 different types burgers but I've always ordered the veggie burger. If you close your eyes while you're eating it you would never think it was not meat. My friends have ordered beef burgers but my partner had their turkey burger at this visit. I had a bite of it and it was really good.... More 

Thank DINKSinOntario
Thamesford, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very unique place to go for a great burger. Drinking from Measuring cups and the interesting toppings make for a great tasting burger.

Thank 527Cara
Level Contributor
116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. The burgers are paired perfectly with beers. Whoever made the choices was bang on target.

Thank Frank B
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

-Great selection of fresh ingredients for the burgers -Adventurous topping combos but tasty classics too -Best milkshakes I've ever had -Friendly staff -Great onion rings and dips -Good options for vegans/vegetarians

Thank Sarah C
London, Canada
Level Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Went here with my wife because we'd passed the place a good few times and wanted to try it out. It looked nice inside and I love simple American food, so it seemed like a good bet. We came in and were greeted by a friendly waitress immediately, who sat us down and got our drink order. About 10 minutes... More 

1 Thank Scott K
London, Canada
Level Contributor
85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place again, but my stable, their fresh ground turkey, turkey burger has been replaced by a yukie pattie! The service and staff remain the best, and my wife's grilled chicken burger was enjoyed. I must say too, that when I questioned the server about this pattie burger and complained, they didn't charge me for it, so thanks all... More 

Thank Bill D
Level Contributor
22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Tried a few times. Specifically looking for veg food. Never overly impressed with the offering - seemed pre-frozen and so-so.

Thank Timothy S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

First time at The Works and it was great! If you like burgers, you've got to go here! They had very creative and good combinations. I had the Ho Hum #34 and it was great! Pros: -> milkshakes were super good ->great service and waiter was nice and accommodating ->recommend going earlier (around 3) so you don't have to wait... More 

Thank Alexis L
London, Canada
Level Contributor
192 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has a great burger , no matter what you are looking for. Many choices. Loved the spicy chips instead of fries. When busy it can get loud. My second visit in the last year and always have found the staff friendly. Burgers are large, so if you are looking for less , stop in before 3. They have... More 

Thank Rallybob

Travellers who viewed The Works also viewed


Been to The Works? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 King St, London, Ontario N6A 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-601-5464

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Works and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from The Works staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?