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Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)

 


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    Dining Average price per entree, per person, as suggested by individual restaurants.
    $ = under $12
    $$ = $12 to $20
    $$$ = $20 to $35
    $$$$ = $35+

  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine
  • Photo of Rene's Bistro French and Italian Cuisine

Rene Delafranier is a graduate of the Stratford Chef School and worked in many restaurants in Stratford before opening Rene’s Bistro. He and his wife Margaret strive to use only fresh local and sustainable food. They make everything in-house, from breads to entrees, dressings, and even their famous desserts.

Closed for the season. Re-opening in May, 2016

First reservations begin at 4:30pm and last reservations start at 8:30pm.

Photo Descriptions: 1) housemade foccacia bread; 2) our signature mussels; 3) our favourite table overlooking City Hall; 4) martinis; 5) salmon; 6) linguini with shrimp, plum tomatoes, garlic and basil; 7) pecan tart.

 

Don’t miss the fun due to construction delays!

“Stratford itself is the type of walkable wholesome town Rodgers and Hammerstein might write a musical about.”

- Amy Alipio, Associate Editor, National Geographic Traveler

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