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chenin Dec 24, 2010 09:57 AM

Does anybody know of a bar or pub that will be open on Christmas day? Looking for downtown or the east end.

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  1. meatnveg RE: chenin Dec 24, 2010 12:33 PM

    Most, if not all, the bars in the major hotel chains should be open.

    I don't know if the atmosphere would be suitable but 7 West is open on Xmas Day as well.

    7 West
    7 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M4Y1R4, CA

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      phoenikia RE: chenin Dec 24, 2010 12:44 PM

      Library Bar at the Royal York opens at 7 pm and takes reservations http://www.opentable.com/library-bar-...

      Ciao Wine Bar in Yorkville is also open.

      Here are some other establishments open on Xmas Day:

      1. Herb RE: chenin Dec 24, 2010 01:12 PM

        Lots of places are open. Are you expecting turkey?

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          michfich RE: chenin Dec 25, 2010 01:48 PM

          Just went past Prohibition Gastropub on Queen East just west of Broadview -- it looked open.

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            jmarcroyal RE: michfich Dec 25, 2010 01:57 PM

            what else is open, I wonder if shawarma places will be open...

          2. TOchowgal RE: chenin Dec 5, 2011 12:27 PM

            Bumping this up as I am a single female looking for a nice quiet place to have a drink and a meal solo in the downtown area.

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              prima RE: TOchowgal Dec 5, 2011 12:37 PM

              Epic would be my pick for a nice, quiet place for a Christmas lunch. It's showing availability for the 12 noon time slot on Christmas Day, but doesn't seem to be showing availability for dinner. www.opentable.com

              Avenue or Lai Wah Heen would be my next picks, out of the "nicer" (as in more upscale) restaurants that are open.

              from www.opentable.com, for 7 pm on Christmas Day.



              Annona At The Park

              Arriba Restaurant

              Avenue Bar and Lounge

              Cafe Nicole - Novotel Toronto

              Dazzling Modern Restaurant & Bar

              Fin Izakaya

              Jaipur Grille

              Lai Wah Heen

              The Marquis Lounge & Bistro at the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto

              ONE Restaurant

              Quinn's Steakhouse

              Senses Restaurant

              Signatures Restaurant - Intercontinental Hotel Yorkville

              Studio Cafe Restaurant @ Four Seasons Hotel


              Thompson Diner

              Toca by Tom Brodi- Ritz Carlton

              Trios Bistro

              plus most of the restaurant's listed on Toronto.com's 2010 list, apart from Bright Pearl and Lai Toh Heen which have closed, and Cha Liu, which has closed until it re-opens at a new location.


              Lai Wah Heen
              108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3, CA

              100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J1E4, CA

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                TOchowgal RE: prima Dec 5, 2011 12:53 PM

                Thanks Prima!

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