Down a pint at these Leslieville local pubs in Toronto

If you happen to find yourself a little dry in the mouth on your way through Leslieville, there’s no shortage of bars and restaurants to quench your thirst. Whether you’re in the mood for an authentic Irish pint or craft beer from Ontario, there are plenty of options to choose from.


1130 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1L1

The 10 beers they have on tap at Stratengers feature the likes of a hearty Irish stout, as well as an intriguingly tasty brew they call Leslieville Lager. They also have a variety of bottled beers, including premium Canadian brands and numerous imports, so you can travel all over the globe with your pint glass.

The Hitch

1216 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1L7

Eccentric and eclectic, this local watering hole has weekly film showings, as well as vinyl nights on which customers can bring their own records to spin. It’s a fun, relaxing backdrop to enjoy a refreshing pint of one of their craft, domestic or international beers. There are no televisions, so you can chat to your heart’s content without being drowned out by loud sports broadcasts.

The Roy Public House

894 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1J3

From the wood-panelled booths to the embossed wallpaper, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a little piece of Ireland at The Roy. They hold the worthy distinction of being the first Irish pub in the area. A healthy selection of craft and bottled beers will surely appeal to all palates, as will a craft beer menu that includes the likes of Muskoka Detour and Muskoka Mad Tom. They also have good, hearty comfort food on the menu, as well as daily specials.

Goods & Provisions

1124 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1K8

Goods & Provisions’ hand-picked, designer beers pair well with the items on their simple and somewhat quirky menu of pigs’ tails, oysters and stuffed sardines. Exposed brick walls and antique fixtures and fittings do well to provide a chic yet welcoming ambience, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy that tasty pint you were craving.

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