Your critical guide to hotels, restaurants and going out in Toronto

Written by local experts

Editor's picks

A foot-fetishist's dream come true

Bata Shoe Museum

Everything from native American slippers to celebrity footwear (including Elton John platforms).

Local cuisine, fantastic view

Restaurants & cafés

Both CEOs and tourists enjoy the view, Niagara chardonnay and posh nosh at this tower-top restaurant.

The best rooftop bar in town

Sky Yard
Bars & pubs

This ever-popular hotel bar offers comfort and style all year round, and tacos and tequilas in the summer.

Major attractions

Royal Ontario Museum


One of Canada's greatest museums, the ROM surveys everything from natural history to human culture.

Casa Loma


With its secret passage and dragon sculpture, this medieval-style castle is a sight to behold.

CN Tower


The world's second tallest structure has two viewing decks and a nerve-jangling section of glass floor.

What's on in Toronto

Celebrating Canada Day with a spectacular fireworks display Celebrating Canada Day with a spectacular fireworks display - © City of Toronto

Toronto's calendar is chock-a-block with great festivals and events including Canada Day (pictured), the Beaches International Jazz Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.