Toronto restaurants and bars open until 4 am during TIFF

TIFF takes over the city September 7 to 17, and that means bars and restaurants across the city are extending their last call til 4 am! If you don’t want to stop the party, then head to these bars and restaurants for a nightcap during the Toronto International Film Festival. [Photo credit: Figo cocktail by Jim Bamboulis]

The Office Pub

1
117 John St, Toronto, ON M5V 2E2

The Office Pubis pushes its last call until 4 am on September 8 through to the 24. Good news for movie goers because it’s located just down the street from the Scotiabank Theatre, making it a great after-movie cocktail spot. There will be classic cocktails, pub fare and karaoke!

Montecito

2
299 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1P7

Around the corner from the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Montecito has been known to attract Hollywood clientele. The Southern California-style restaurant is the perfect spot to sip cocktails with the stars. It has extended last call on September 8.

The Garrison

3
1197 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1X3

Music venue and bar is celebrating TIFF the only way they know how, with a party! The Movers & Shakers Lounge will officially open on the opening night of the festival (September 7), and is bound to include live music and The Garrison’s style of classic cocktails. The lounge opens at midnight and runs until September 17.

Patria

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478 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 0A8

The Spanish tapas hot spot extends its last call September 8. Dine on shareable snacks and sip handcrafted cocktails until 4 am. The King West resto focuses on authentic Spanish tapas with a special emphasis on seafood and there is a wine list that pairs perfectly with any meal.

The Paddock Tavern

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178 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 2R4

The Paddock Tavern is celebrating TIFF with an extended last call until September 18. The lively tavern is a casual spot for any after parties and is known to be the backdrop in many films and photo shoots. The combination of its elegance and Hollywood history makes it the perfect post-film hangout.

Fring's

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455 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

Celebrity hangout, Fring’s is serving until 4 am on the evening of September 10. The unique cocktail list is sure to hit the spot while you stargaze. Previous celebrity sightings include Rachel McAdams and Jake Gyllenhaal. Fring’s is located on King West in close proximity to the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

The Monarch Tavern

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12 Clinton Pl, Toronto, ON M6G 1J9

Monarch Tavern’s extended last call is happening throughout TIFF! With a focus on whiskey and craft beer, the tavern can become quite lively due to all the events. Tuesday is vinyl night where you’re welcome to bring your favourite vinyl and Thursday is all about karaoke!

Byblos

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11 Duncan St, Toronto, ON M5H 3G6

The East Mediterranean eatery is open until 4 am on September 8 until 10 and 12. Byblos has become a favourite spot for TIFF goers and movie stars alike. The sharable platters pair perfectly with traditional cocktails. Try the Medi-Tiki drinks.

The Everleigh

9
580 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M3

The Everleigh is not your average bar, it celebrating Canadiana, with rustic overtones in the design and menus. During TIFF, it’s offering to help celebrate film, extending last call September 7 to 9 and 12 to 16. It is recommended you make reservations.

FIGO

10
295 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5V 0L4

Contemporary Italian hot spot, Figo, exudes opulence and its proximity to all TIFF related activities makes a stop here a no-brainer. Its signature cocktail is made with Ketel one vodka, capo capo aperitivo, thyme and lemon. Figo will be serving drinks until 4 am September 10.

Weslodge Saloon

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480 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1L7

A western-themed bar, Weslodge has elevated the bar scene, offering handcrafted cocktails alongside bar snacks, pizza, pastas and more. Just steps away from TIFF Bell Lightbox, it has been known to have a celebrity patron or two. Weslodge is serving drinks until 4 am September 11, 12, 14 and 15.

Ritz Carlton Toronto

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181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7

The Ritz-Carlton on King West is known for its elegant décor. Whether you’re heading to DEQ, TOCA or the Ritz Bar the evening promises to be one that you won’t forget. There is so much diversity at this hotel from the cheese cave at TOCA to the open terrace at DEQ. Last call runs from September 7 until 17.

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto

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180 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5H 0A2

The lobby at the Shangri-La is the epitome of glamour. From the fireplaces to the lounge chairs, Shangri-La is the obvious choice to grab some late-night cocktails. Shangri-La will be serving drinks late from September 7 to 12.

the Spoke Club

14
600 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M3

A members-only club, The Spoke Club is an exclusive affair. The menu can only be described as eclectic, offering dishes like Peking duck and drinks like King Street Elixir with Ciroc red berry vodka, Ribena blackcurrant syrup apple cider vinegar and lime juice. This chic spot is extending its hours from September 7 to 12.

Thompson Toronto Hotel

15
550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

The Thompson Hotel’s rooftop lounge has always been a favourite spot during TIFF, and this year it’ll be serving drinks late all festival season! Not only does it offer a stunning view of the city, but the attentive service and luxurious setting is the perfect way to complete your festival experience.

Windsor Arms

16
18 Thomas Ave, Toronto, ON M1C 1E5

Elegance and luxury is the best way to describe The Living Room at the Windsor Arms. The cozy lounge is eccentric, but still manages to give those glamorous vibes. It has an extensive wine cellar and an original cocktail menu. The extended last call starts on September 7 and continues until September 17.

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