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Mar 24, 2010 08:31 AM

Private dining rooms (seat 30) in leslieville that offer corkage?

Looking for a private dining room or resto that will close down for 30 for a rehersal dinner in June in Lesliville. The family are winemakers so need somewhere with decent corkage fees or a no-corkage fee night.

Any suggestions?

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  1. I live in the hood and the only thing I can think of that MAY fit the bill in Globe on the Danforth.

    Globe might do corkage in their second-floor space.

    I can't think of anything on Queen East that fits this bill.

    1. try Swirl Wine Bar in Leslieville? menu might be a challenge, but for a private function they may be able to work with you on special arrangements.

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      1. re: leslieviller

        Table 17 has private dining, but I'm not sure it has room for 30 people. May be worth a call.

        Table 17
        782 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M4M 1H4, CA

        1. re: Montrachet

          I thought of both Table 17 and Swirl and I don't think either can hold a group of this size. I belive the room at the back of Swirl only seats 8 and then the front maybe 12 to 16 at most.

          Again Table 17 private area seats about 20 if I remember correctly and I don't think they would do a buy-out in the main space for only 30 people unless they are BIG spenders.

          Table 17
          782 Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M4M 1H4, CA

          1. re: JennaBean

            Thank you Montrachet, Lesliveller and JennaBean

      2. I'm not sure about the corkage fees, but Joy Bistro has a very lovely space on the 2nd floor called "Over Joy" which will accomodate 30 easily.

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        1. re: jayzie1

          It would indeed fit the group but the food at Joy is really hit and miss and in the handfull of times I've been there far more of a miss.

          1. re: JennaBean

            What about Gio's? They opened up that smaller room on the other side - would that work?

            Also thinking about Le Pappillon on Eastern. Maybe they have a separate room?
            Worth giving them a call.

            1. re: millygirl

              Ohh good suggestions! I didn't know the Gio had opened another room. I know they have the bank vault at the back but that would be too small.

        2. it is illegal to bring your home made wine to a byow in ontario

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          1. re: Horace Mayweather

            Good point! I assumed that when the OP said winemakers that they own a vineyard and have product that is bottled, labelled and sold not homemade wine.

          2. Depending on the day, you might find success with a number of places. Why not try Fare Bistro? A nice room, great food, great service and I am sure you can negotiate corkage. Show up on a Monday or Tuesday and I bet they would be happy to have you!

            Fare Bistro
            1097 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M1K7, CA