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ER2 Sep 11, 2008 02:55 PM

Does anybody know anything about a restaurant in the Distillery District called the Boiler House? Somebody has just invited me to join him there for dinner on Saturday. What sort of place is it? Anything special to order? TIA.

  1. TorontoJo Sep 11, 2008 02:56 PM

    The space is fantastic. The food is... okay. Sorry.

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      Snarf Sep 11, 2008 06:17 PM

      The new tapas menu is fairly decent. Everything is well executed, the flavours decent, and the service quite professional. Add to that a fantastic room, with a good selection of live music, and you won't have a bad time. If it's just two of you, and you aren't giants, try the booths. I'm 6'3", and can fit in them.

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        tracey Sep 11, 2008 07:04 PM

        I would echo that - love the space, could take or leave the food, and don't really enjoy the sore throat that comes from having to practically scream to be heard across the table.

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        Mila Sep 12, 2008 11:34 AM

        Just had snacks last week. The calamari was a soggy mess.
        Oysters were bordering unfresh, which is not okay for oysters.
        And incredibly badly shucked.

        Service was charming, patio was nice and they have Blanc de Chambly on tap which is nice.

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          Jloki Dec 31, 2010 05:37 PM

          I just wrote a longer post on the Boiler House which you can search by name. In short, the food is not good and it is very expensive.

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