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GM Jun 18, 2004 02:48 PM

My dad always reminisces about the goold old days in the UK where you could go for a beer in a "garden pub". I there anywhere anyone knows of similar in T.O. (Northern part of the city preferred) where you can sit out and enjoy a brew without the local traffic whizzing by???

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    Markaroni RE: GM Jun 19, 2004 08:10 PM

    I'm hoping a change in the subject name might generate some more responses...

    I grew up in England (well, until I was 9) and I loved going with my parents.

    I'd take my daughter now if I knew anywhere similar... Any ex-pats out there with intelligence on this?

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      Dooley RE: Markaroni Jun 21, 2004 10:45 AM

      Argh...brings back many a good memory. Can't think of a British style beer garden over here but I am a member of a Brit ex-pat group so I'll if anyone can suggest anything.
      Or goto http://brit.meetup.com/members/858 to get intouch with British expats

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      A guy RE: GM Jun 21, 2004 11:41 AM

      There are some rooftop patios that are "off the street" The Pilot Tavern in Yorkville is an oldstyle place... Remys in Yorkville has a huge roof patio that is laid back during the week. Bettys has a patio that is enclosed by other buildings on a few sides..

      Now come to think of it try the Distillery district... it is closed off to traffic and has its own brew pub with plenty of patios...

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