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Andy Poolhall


Kitsch white plastic bubble chairs and red pool tables create a groovy atmosphere, which draws a funky clientele. The Andy refers to Warhol, and he would...

489 College Street

Cervejaria Downtown Bar & Grill

Critics' choice

Timing is key at this hybrid beer hall/dance haven. On Fridays the Cuban band Son Ache heats up the place with salsa, while Saturdays can bring Brazilian...

842 College Street
Tags: Dance, Pop, Rock, Club


Critics' choice

Peter Gatien, the Canadian impresario behind New York's Limelight and Tunnel nightclubs, is back home and looking to make a comeback with a club that has...

126 John Street
Tags: Dance, Club
Major venue

El Convento Rico

Critics' choice

On weekends you'll find a mixed bunch here: singles, married folk, gay and straight couples. They've all come for one thing: the heady mayhem leading up to...

750 College Street
Tags: Dance, Club



Fancy footwork is on display at this intimate club, with house and techno keeping some 400 dancers packed on the floor in pared-down surroundings.

425 Adelaide Street W
Tags: Dance, Club

Lee's Palace & the Dance Cave

Bars & pubs, Clubs, Music

Helped by its proximity to the University of Toronto, this has long been one of the city's premier rock clubs. The high, wide stage, rockin' bartenders and...

529 Bloor Street W


Bars & pubs, Clubs

This revamped garage cultivates a Caribbean feel with billowing curtains and a relaxed vibe. DJs spin house, soul, reggae and hip hop. Survey the scene from...

293 Palmerston Avenue



For a natural clubbing high, this earth-toned venue is decked out in rock, wood and grass on three levels (including a rooftop deck). The music is mostly...

31 Mercer Street
Tags: Dance, Club


Bars & pubs, Clubs, Restaurants & cafés

This evening restaurant morphs into a club with entertainment as eclectic as its Kensington neighbourhood. Melting Pot Friday has DJ Andrew Allsgood, while...

260 Augusta Avenue

The Guvernment

Bars & pubs, Clubs

While its current clientele was still crawling, this venue - as the celebrated RPM - held marathon parties for mods, goths and punks. It eventually morphed...

132 Queens Quay E

This is London

Bars & pubs, Clubs

Styled after a velvet-roped Soho palace, this hidden club projects a refined brand of hedonism. Sophisticates sip Veuve or premium vodka in the upstairs...

364 Richmond Street W