Stratford Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Stratford; our list of the best things to see, including Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Balzac's Coffee Roasters and Bentley's Inn Bar and Restaurant.
  • The best place in Stratford: Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    1 800 567-1600
    Drawing more than 600,000 visitors each year, the Stratford Shakespeare Festival is North America's largest classical repertory theatre. While always including some plays of William Shakespeare, the Festival also produces many other classical and contemporary works: the 2012 playbill features 14 plays and musicals.
    food nearby
  • Balzac's Coffee Roasters

    Balzac's Coffee Roasters

    149 Ontario St
    Coffee, espresso drinks, pastries, pre-made sandwiches, homemade ice cream.
  • Bentley's Inn Bar and Restaurant

    Bentley's Inn Bar and Restaurant

    99 Ontario Street
    Pub food in a comfortable atmosphere. Good for post-theatre fare. Snacks, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, pizza, steak, wings, shepherd's pie and daily specials.
  • Pazzo Pizzeria/Ristorante

    Pazzo Pizzeria/Ristorante

    70 Ontario Street
    $17-31 dinner mains. . Lunch and dinner. Soups, salads, panini, pasta, fish, ribs, veal, duck, lamb. The more casual pizzeria downstairs offers appetizers, thin-crust pizza, pasta and panini. Reservations recommended.
  • Foster's Inn

    Foster's Inn

    111 Downie Street
    Two doors from the Avon Theatre. The ever-changing daily specials compliment the familiar, adventurous and even exotic menus. Great cuisine, clean crisp decor with friendly efficient service assures your experience will be memorable.
  • Gallery Stratford

    54 Romeo Street
    Exhibits of contemporary and historical art.
    restaurants nearby
  • Tom Patterson Theatre

    111 Lakeside Drive
  • Avon Theatre

    99 Downie Street
  • Art In The Park

    Lakeside Drive between North and Front Streets
    W, Sa, Su during June-September (weather permitting). . An outdoor gallery representing the works of regional artists.
    restaurants nearby
  • Studio Theatre

    34 George St
    East (corner of George and Waterloo streets, behind the Avon Theatre).
    food nearby
  • Festival Theatre

    55 Queen Street
  • Shakespearean Gardens

    at the Huron Street Bridge
    This garden is modeled after traditional English gardens and includes an herb garden, a rose garden, and a picturesque gazebo. It's the perfect place for a picnic.
    restaurants nearby
  • York Street Kitchen

    York Street Kitchen

    41 York Street
    Everyday, 8am-8pm. . . Breakfast, soups, salads, made-to-order sandwiches, mains and daily lunch specials.
  • The Boar's Head Pub

    161 Ontario St.
    Comfy local pub with a good selection of well-kept beers on tap. Pub food. Live music.
  • Sophisto-Bistro


    9 Cobourg St
    Sophisto-Bistro is a worldly, home-away-from-home that is fun, warm, and welcoming. Chef Neil Baxter’s cuisine is a gastronomical voyage to the four corners of the earth.
  • Balzac's Coffee Cafe

    Balzac's Coffee Cafe

    149 Ontario St.
    Balzac's Coffee Roasters is an Artisanal Coffee roasting company with 7 cafe locations in Southern Ontario.
  • Your Local Market Co-op

    Your Local Market Co-op

    129 Downie St
    129 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario
  • Bentley's Restaurant & Bar

    Bentley's Restaurant & Bar

    99 Ontario St.
    Welcome to Bentley's Restaurant and Inn! Bentley´s is one of Stratford´s most popular restaurants, and a frequently visited pub by both locals and visitors. It's also a fabulous place to spend the night!
  • York Street Kitchen on Erie

    York Street Kitchen on Erie

    24 Erie St
    Visit our new location at 24 Erie Street! Now open! Licensed patio opening soon.
  • Tango Coffee Bistro

    104 Ontario Street
    Located Uptown Stratford, 15 minutes walk down the beautiful park from the Festival Theatre. Cafe setting, breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, coffee and espresso, free wifi, original art.
  • The Old Prune

    151 Albert Street
    Dinner Tu-Su. Dinner menu $65.50-$70.50. . Reservations required.
  • Bijou Restaurant

    105 Erie Street
    Dinner Tu-Su. Lunch F-Su. Average main $24. . Modern French, with a menu that changes daily. .
  • The Church

    70 Brunswick Street
    Closed Monday. Sunday brunch 11:30am-1:30pm.. . Modern French. Dinner tasting menu $85-$110, vegetarian/vegan options available. A la carte mains $34-$49. Reservations required.
  • Rene's Bistro

    20 Wellington St, Stratford ON
    Creative French/Italian-inspired recipes and beautifully presented, Rene's offers high quality dining at a very reasonable price.
  • Madelyn's Diner

    377 Huron Street
    All-day breakfasts.
  • Rundles

    9 Cobourg Street
    Lunch Sa-Su, Dinner We-Sa. Lunch menu $34.50/$47.50, Dinner menu $84.50-$94.50. . Reservations required.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Stratford uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.