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Keystone Alley

€€ - €€€French, ,
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
+1 519-271-5645
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“braised beef” (17 reviews)
“noodle bowl” (9 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (13 reviews)
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French, Grill, Gastropub, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

service formal, tiny portions for lunch , disappointed in value but taste excellent if you have a small appetite and want good taste prep and presentation good choice

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John F
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Went there for dinner after a show. Everything about this restaurant was tops, the seating in the "alley", the service, the food, the ambiance.

Date of visit: August 2018
4  Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked over here after a matinee at the Avon theatre. It was raining and we thought the restaurant opened at 4:30 but not the case, they open at 5:00 p.m. The staff was nice enough to let us in, sat us down brought us bread...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelchick20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's pretty small and the decor is pleasant but not really unique in any way. But hey, you go to a restaurant (mostly) for the food anyway (unless you're the Hard Rock Cafe, Sultan's Tent or some "experiential" resto). Anyway, the service was good, too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tony F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are always pleasant. Food is always delicious. Service is fantastic! Keystone Alley is our go to Restaurant for Stratford.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Culture07770222613
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was efficient and pleasant. The food was good but not exciting. The chicken with cider I would have thought would have more 'apple cider reduction' taste. It was a good portion of food. The beef stroganoff did not taste like what my partner...More

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fleury_9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner here before the "Rocky Horror" show. My wife and I chose the braised beef which was excellent. Generous serving on mashed potato with a few vegetables. Place filled up fast and got quite noisy. Limited choices on the menu, but other reviews praised...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tippycanoe
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

(Full disclosure: we know Frances and Morgan.) What a lovely evening we spent dining at Keystone Alley. Start to finish, the people who served our drinks and meals - they included, but were not limited to, Morgan and Frances - were professional and warm. They...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Grant F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We were 10 work colleagues out for a business dinner and we were pleased with the comfortable seating. Each of the staff were friendly and helpful. The wine & drink selection was very good. Many enjoyed the fresh homemade soup offered and the kale &...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank teemurphy
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here two nights ago and as always the staff was great, place was fairly busy but you didn’t really notice it. Good was wonderful and can’t wait to go for their Tapas night.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank leafsin67
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Heather R
15 June 2018|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lovely covered patio in the alley beside the restaurant. One of the nicest in Stratford. Quiet, picturesque and quite intimate. Enjoy!
Heather R
15 June 2018|
Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
This lovely restaurant does have a fabulous outdoor patio!
Heather R
15 June 2018|
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Response from DorothyCarr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a lovely outdoor patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-5645
  • E-mail
For three decades The Keystone Alley Café has continually evolved, from its start as a small coffee shop into the popular casual fine dining restaurant that you see today. The Keystone Alley Cafe was named after the well-known Keystone Bakery located on these premises earlier. The 'alley' in the current name describes the area adjacent to the restaurant used for patio dining in the summer months. The Keystone Alley Cafe strives to provide a family style menu of fresh, bold flavoured foods, while supporting locally and sustainably. Over the years, many improvements have been made, including the addition of the "Key'd Inn", a spacious two bedroom suite rental situated above the restaurant.
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