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Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel

€€ - €€€, ,
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
(416) 368-2511 ext. 2839
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pretzels” (9 reviews)
“caramel corn” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on a cruise/tour and were supposed to spend two nights here. Previously my husband had become quite ill to a point where we had to summon a doctor to our hotel room. The hotel has doctors on-call. I needed to get some food...More

Thank painter332
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I called in here for an evening drink and a lite bite to eat. Great service and nice atmosphere. Nibbles provided on arrival. We ended up sharing a roast sirloin sandwich with sweet potato fries which was more than enough. Very tasty....More

Thank Prospector1
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Prospector1, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Library Bar. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the complimentary snacks provided upon your arrival, and I am happy to learn your sandwich was so tasty and satisfying. I will share your comments...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service, nice wine choices. Prices what you would expect from a hotel such as this. Like this place a lot.More

Thank JJ1959
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JJ1959, Thank you for sharing your experience at Library Bar. It is a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our wine selection, and I am happy to learn that our team provided such good service during your dining experience. I am sure your comments...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very noisy and busy smallish restaurant, the menu is very adequate and the drinks reasonably priced. Service is quite slow. being within the Royal York Hotel, it is an excellent alternative to the expensive and sophisticated food on their menu.More

Thank Ian1238
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ian1238, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Library Bar. While I am happy to hear you enjoyed the food and drink options, I am sorry to hear that your experience with the efficiency of service was not up to standard. Rest assured,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in for a quick drink stayed a couple hours as it was a relaxing envirement. Bartenders were excellent and quite attentive.More

Thank Joseph R
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Joseph R, Thank you for providing feedback on your visit to Library Bar. It is always a pleasure to receive positive comments about our atmosphere and environment, and I am happy to learn our Bartenders provided such attentive and excellent service during your visit....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we have the opportunity to visit the Library Bar in the Royal York Hotel, we go with enthusiasm. This little room in the historic hotel offers us a perfect place to relax, enjoy a glass of wine, have a snack or enjoy a...More

Thank Grimsbybud
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Grimsbybud, Thank you for your feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our meal options and beverage lists, and I am happy to hear you find value in our initiatives to source locally...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an agonizing hour trying to exit the Toronto core by car, i simply found a place to park and made my way to the Library Bar at the Fairmont Royal York, the perfect place to wait out the traffic storm. Very pleasant and welcoming...More

Thank L E
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear L E, Thank you for choosing to dine at Library Bar, and for taking the time to share your experience. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our menu options, and I am happy to learn our team members provided such...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The best Cosmo ever, what a great find the oldest bar in Toronto relaxing atmosphere with great unobtrusive service. All drinks are served with pretzels and caramel popcorn, loved this place I will definitely come back on my next trip.More

Thank PenelopePitstop64
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PenelopePitstop64, Thank you for commenting on your recent experience at Library Bar. While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate your taking the time to provide feedback. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went in here for a drink three or four times and once for lunch, great service, great atmosphere and very nice food. Totally recommended.More

Thank SLELWool
Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear SLELWool, While I am sorry that your review was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate your taking the time to provide feedback about your experience. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests enjoyed the service, atmosphere and menu options...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The wine was great. The fish and chips, the chicken sandwich (which was ordered without sauce) came coated in sauce was cool and not very good. The hot apple pie dessert was cold. The chocolate cake was great. Overall not a great experience. First waiter...More

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Amelia S, Food & Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear canadasafety, Thank you for commenting on your visit to Library Bar. While I am sorry that your response was not acknowledged in a timely manner, I appreciate your taking the time to provide feedback about your experience. It is concerning to learn that the...More

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Response from WindsNWaters | Reviewed this property |
best thing to do is call the hotel directly
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Maureen D | Reviewed this property |
Didn't ask for gf but I'd be shocked if they didn't have good choice.
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14 August 2016|
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Response from Aun M | Reviewed this property |
I had lunch there which was delicious I am sure they have a dinner menu with equally tasty items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
    (York Street)
  • Public Transportation: Directly across the street from Union Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: (416) 368-2511 ext. 2839
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