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Feb 4, 2013 12:14 PM

Glass of wine near Yonge and Eglinton?

I'm trying to find a place for a glass of wine with a business contact during the afternoon on a weekday. We'll be at Yonge and Eglinton. The Rose and Crown is a bit grotty - any other options in that area? A lot of places don't open til 5 unfortunately.

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  1. Maybe Lil Baci Taverna or Grano? I often go to Grano when I just want to meet someone for a dessert & coffee. Grano seems to be open all afternoon.
    Lil Baci also appears to open all afternoon.

    1. Duke of Kent at Yonge and Roehampton (1 block north of Eglinton)... It's a pub but it's nicer than the Rose and Crown and will be nice and quiet on a weekday afternoon.

      1. The Keg, just south of Eglinton, has a nice lounge area.

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        1. re: thrillhouse

          Make that a 3rd vote for The Keg for these purposes.

          1. re: thrillhouse

            ITA with The Keg suggestion as well, however, if I recall, they close after lunch and re-open at 4.30. I don't know if that is "afternoon" enough for you.

            1. re: CocoaChanel

              That would be a change of policy from the hours stated on The Keg's Y&E website.

              1. re: Googs

                hunh. I am/was sure I was trying to get there earlier than 4.30 during a weekday in the last 6 months...ah well

          2. These are great suggestions - thanks!

            1. I would suggest the Keg also...nice large lounge area where you can speak freely and in comfort.