Bocce ball, beer and burgers, oh my! The East end just got a little more fun with Lob or Love of Bocce, an indoor bocce ball bar that is open all year round. With nine tracks that are completely wheelchair accessible, Lob wants to make sure a little spirited competition can be enjoyed by everyone.
It’s three days after the opening of Morgans, the new gastropub that’s taken over the old Taps and Tales spot at Danforth and Greenwood, and sleep-deprived chef Anne Sorrenti is glowing. She says she wants to watch us try the polenta appetizer ($9), which is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and sitting
Overlooking the Royal Ontario Museum’s crystal, Museum Tavern, tucked upstairs above Over Easy, has opened as a play on the classic American tavern. Behind it are restaurant veterans Kyle and Glen Kristenbrun, whose father, Tom Kristenbrun, was the owner of the now-shuttered Bistro 990 and other Toronto institutions like Bemelmans (now a Hugo Boss) and El Mocambo.
Olde Yorke Fish and Chips has been serving its namesake’s classic British pub food to Torontonians for over 20 years. Step inside and instantly be transported to an old(e) school British pub complete with a traditional island bar full of domestic beer options, dark wood finishings and red vinyl booths. Long lines are a staple
Hailing from the west end of Vancouver, Score Pub Group is inviting us into their world of excess at Score on King: serving up super boozy and colossal caesars, like the Checkmate, $60, that has everything on it but the kitchen sink (seriously, there’s an entire cornish hen on top), you’ll be sure to find
The only thing better than going to a bar to watch a Blue Jays game is when that bar literally overlooks the Rogers Centre with floor-to-ceiling windows. Located inside the Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel, Sportsnet Grill offers up exciting takes on traditional pub fare, like pulled pork mac and cheese, on a menu organized
Whether you’re looking for somewhere to go for after-work drinks, a meal before the theatre or just your family’s newest go to where the wait staff will begin to recognize you after a few visits, you should look to the Abbot on Eglinton. The bar boasts 12 Canadian brews on tap plus an extensive cocktail
One of the oldest watering holes in the city, dating back to 1833 or 1838 (depending on whom you ask), the Black Bull has watched Queen Street grow up around it. Nowadays, its patio remains one the best places in the city to have a few beers and people watch on a summer day. The
Opened just in time to cheer on England in the Euro Cup (on Monday, there were people lining up at 10 a.m. for a good seat to watch the England vs. France game), The Dog & Bear takes over the space that was once The Social, bringing Queen West a traditional British pub that aims to provide great food, good prices and good company.
Classic pub fare and TV screens all around will make you actually want to go to the Gym. The industrial space with wooden accents has the perfect TV-to-seating ratio so that everyone feels like they have a front-row seat to the game. In typical sports bar fashion, the menu is an assortment of hand-held sammies
It takes a serious push to knock a successful sports bar off the track it was on for almost 25 years. But in February, the The Loose Moose responded to the popularity of craft beer and downtown condos by overhauling its menus, expanding its beer selection and updating its decor.
In the mood for dinner and show? At the Mount Pleasant Rose, drinks and tunes flow freely with live music every weekend, plus trivia and karaoke nights throughout the week. The restaurant, family owned and operated in the heart of midtown, is serving up classic pub favourites and inventive new dishes, like cajun chicken caesar