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Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
+1 416-368-2511 ext. 2839
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“caramel corn” (8 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“pretzels” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was looking for a nice place to take my partner for an intimate night out. Someone had told me about The Library Bar at The Royal York and it became my choice for the event. What an exceptional choice it was.! The venue is...More

Thank tw0inl0ve
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in here for a drink on our way to an event in the hotel, and loved it. GORGEOUS atmosphere, and lovely staff. And, of course, great cocktails. The Royal York is iconic in Toronto, and we love everything in the Fairmont chain. Superb...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

MaraFromToronto – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar. It is our pleasure to learn that you enjoyed the cocktails, our service and the atmosphere. We look forward to sharing your comments with our restaurant...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a very nice business lunch recently in this classy setting. The food was very good -- I had the bison burger and Cesar salad. The burger was huge with all the trimmings. The salad was also good. The only issue I had was the...More

Thank George S
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

George S – Thank you for taking the time to share feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar. While we are happy to know that overall your experience was enjoyable, I am very sorry to learn that you were disappointed with the size of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

On April 16th we (6 in total) sat down for a meal at the Library Bar before attending the Blue jays game. Though the game was cancelled, Gerd made sure our evening was still exceptional. His attentiveness and well mannered approach to serving us was...More

Thank crnneg
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

crnneg – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent dining experience at the Library Bar . We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and Gerd. We hope to welcome you back again soon for another memorable...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to be here early if you want to eat in The Library as they don’t take reservations and the locals come calling everyday mid afternoon. It was worth it. Prices are high but, considering the venue, not out of sight. The food was wonderfully...More

Thank emandernie
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

emandernie – Thank you for taking the time to share this positive feedback from your recent visit to the Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon for another great dining experience! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Dad and I had our afternoon tea at Library Bar on Apr 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm. I would like to share my feedback with Fairmont Royal York. I was fairly disappointed with the experience for a few major reasons: - Tea bag was...More

Thank ButtercupMiffy
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

ButtercupMiffy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We very much value the feedback provided. It is deeply concerning to learn of the reported experience. We would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you directly so that we can properly address the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the service the wine list ... always top notch! The room is very tight and cozy and like that of an old library in the home of upper crust Brits!! Exactly what you expect from a Fairmont and they deliver. The wine list...More

1  Thank PaigeYYZ
Marina M, Food and Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

PaigeYYZ, Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent dining experience at the Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Dark room,tight seating, always busy. Prime rib is still awesome, and the bartenders are top notch. Salads are very large. Reserve ahead of time !More

Thank P S
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

P S – Thank you for taking the time to share feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar. While we are happy to know that you enjoyed the Prime Rib and the service of one of our bartenders, I am very sorry to learn...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Nice assortment of higher-end pub food. Crab cakes were excellent. Wines by the glass are fairly expensive but also well-selected. Mellow atmosphere for an end of day cocktail. Try the fries for a decadent treat!More

Thank SmeeToronto
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

SmeeToronto – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent dining experience at the Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our restaurant team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD &...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

The menu seemed very good but when I went I couldn't get a table, I will try and try them again next time in town.More

Thank J P
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

J P - Thank you for taking time for sharing your feedback. We are very sorry to learn that you could not get in as there were no table available. It is our sincere hope that we will have an opportunity to welcome you back...More

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Response from Maureen D | Reviewed this property |
Didn't ask for gf but I'd be shocked if they didn't have good choice.
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Response from Aun M | Reviewed this property |
I had lunch there which was delicious I am sure they have a dinner menu with equally tasty items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 31
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
    (York Street)
  • Public Transportation: Directly across the street from Union Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-368-2511 ext. 2839
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