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623 Dundas St.
Old East Village

London, Ontario,
Canada N5W 2Z1


MON+TUES 8am–9pm
WED–SAT 8am–10pm
Closed Sundays

Breakfast, lunch & pub menu served daily.
Dinner served Wed-Sat,
5pm - 8.45pm


Dial: 519-719-7675

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We proudly serve fresh, local, and organic meals created entirely from scratch in our kitchen. Whether it’s our house-made salad dressings and condiments, vibrant salad bowls, hearty soups, or locally-sourced sausages and water buffalo burgers, we take great care with your food. We proudly offer a wide variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes.

We serve breakfast, lunch, and our pub menu daily; and our dinner menu Wednesday-Saturday, 5pm-8.45pm. Organic baked goods are available fresh every morning.

We recommend that you make reservations for lunch and dinner to ensure availability: contact us.

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Whether you’re craving a cold-pressed organic juice, a protein-packed green smoothie, or simply a cup of really great coffee, we’ve got you covered. We serve London Brewing Co-op beers and VQA wines, and we have a craft cocktail menu on the way. Coffee, espresso, and tea menus are also available daily.

We are the proud home of London Brewing Co-operative -- Anglophone Canada’s first worker-owned brewery! Enjoy a local organic pint from one of our 5 rotating taps, and join us for our monthly LBC Pop-Up Shop to take your favourite brew home.

Next LBC Pop-Up Shops:
April 24, 11-4PM @ The Root Cellar.

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Who we are

Established in 2012, The Root Cellar is an organic restaurant in London Ontario’s historic Old East Village serving local farm-to-fork fare. Part of the Forest City Worker’s Co-operative and closely aligned with On The Move Organics and London Brewing Co-operative, we pride ourselves on working in the neighborhood we live in and love, while serving up the best of our local foodshed.

Our mission is to change the food system that affects all of us. We believe that food is political, that the choices we make about food -- what we choose to eat and whom we choose to support by doing so -- resonate through our community, economy, and planet. At the foundation of this project is a commitment to invigorating our community, discovering the plenitude of our local foodshed, supporting sustainable agricultural practices, and working cooperatively.

Food Sovereignty: The right of peoples to healthy, culturally-appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and these peoples’ right to define their own food and agriculture systems (Via Campesina).

Our producers

We source organic food first and go local whenever possible. It’s our mission to advocate for and support London’s small-scale organic farmers and producers -- those tenacious, hard-working and innovative folks at the heart of our local food system. The bulk of our food sourcing happens through On The Move Organics (you can order from them too! Check out We’ll keep this list updated with our farmer and producer partners. Also check out our Sourcing Blackboard at the restaurant to see which items we’re sourcing from each farm!

Join us for our seasonal monthly Farm to Fork dinners, where we invite our community and customers to dine with and learn from our local farmers.

Next Farm to Fork dinner TBA.

John and Christine Wilson / Dolway Organic Gardens (Hyde Park, ON)
Don and Sharon Gingerich / Gingerich Farms (Zurich, ON)
HOPE ECO Farms Co-op (Aylmer, ON)
Diedrich Reimer (Aylmer, ON)
Mervin Miller (Aylmer, ON)
Colin and Wendy Springett (Mt. Brydges, ON)
Slegers’ Greens (Strathroy, ON)
Pfenning’s (Baden)
Heritage Line Herbs (Aylmer, ON)
Arva Flour Mills (Arva, ON)
Patrick’s Beans (London, ON)
Wildflowers Tea (St. Thomas, ON)
Wisdom Teashop (London, ON)
Bliss Specialty Foods (London, ON)
Booch Kombucha (London, ON)