Nuit Blanche: Toronto bars with extended last call

It’s time for Nuit Blanche, when art installations pop up all over the city for an all-night art fest. Scouring the city for the exhibits has become a yearly ritual for many Torontonians, and part of that ritual is heading to some of the Toronto’s best eateries for a nightcap. Here are the restaurants and bars that have extended last call for Nuit Blanche.

BarChef

1
472 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2B2

One of Toronto’s first bars to mix molecular gastronomy and cocktail together is celebrating Nuit Blanche with extended last call. Open until 4 am, you can expect premium cocktails that may outshine the exhibits! Try the Sailor’s Mojito!

Queen Mother Cafe

2
208 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z2

Queen Mother Café is happy to welcome art-lovers and night owls alike this coming weekend. The historic café is serving its popular cocktails, like the Moscow Mule and a massive beer selection until 4 am.

Rivoli

3
332 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2A2

Restaurant, pool bar and live music venue, Rivoli is doing its part during Nuit Blanche. You can taste some of the best classic cocktails in the city until 4 am on September 30.

Horseshoe Tavern The

368 QueenW, Toronto, ON M5V 2A2

Horseshoe Tavern is getting in on the extended last call this Nuit Blanche. A hot spot for local live music, Horseshoe Tavern has never shied away from artistic expression. This might just be the best spot to end your Nuit Blanche adventure!

The Bovine Club

4
542 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2B5

Quirky, funky and oh so cool, are the best descriptors when it comes to explaining the Bovine Sex Club. Even though it originally opened its doors in 1991, it has an 80s punk vibe. Take a quick breather from all the exhibits at Nuit Blanche and head on over, the bar will be pouring drinks until 4 am.

Wild Wing

5
225 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z4

You may work up an appetite while perusing the amazing art installations throughout the city, so it’s a good thing that Wild Wing on Queen is open until 4 am. It’s not licensed, but you can expect a menu of wings and non-alcoholic beverages to help you refuel unitl 4 am.

Gladstone Hotel

6
1215 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J6

One of the trendiest hotels in the city, Gladstone not only houses some Nuit Blanche installations, but it will also have an extended last call! The hotel is hosting K&P Mart, an immersive exhibition and dance party starting at 7 pm! Once you’ve taken in the exhibit you can head downstairs to the Melody Bar for some libations.

Drake Hotel

7
1150 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J3

Drake Hotel’s Café Patio is going to be transformed into a massive art installation, as well as the General Store across the street! The party never stops at the Drake Hotel, because it will be be serving cocktails until 4 am in the Underground Lounge. Art and cocktails - can you ask for a better combination?

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