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The Oxley

#91 of 6,789 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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121 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1C4, Canada
+1 647-348-1300
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Met a GF for lunch today and we decided on a windy, rainy day, we wanted comfort food. I had never tried The Oxley, although walk by it frequently when I walk my chi, my grown kids go there when they visit. My friend and I ended up on the second floor for a long catch up after the holidays... More 

Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service and a good looking bartender if you need some eye candy. Atmosphere is fab and location is great!

Thank Mj6789
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here after a local dinner on a quiet Monday after NYE and was surprised at how busy it was. Lovely relaxed atmosphere in upstairs bar; knowledgeable but not intrusive bar staff and decent selection of gins (with some local ones that's always good to know)

Thank yorimos
Bobcaygeon, Canada
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Yorkville do yourself a favour and drop into the Oxley for a drink. I am usually a wine or beer drinker but the cocktails here are superb. No bar mixes or shortcuts. Hand crafted . My favourite is the Monarch - a gin, lime , coriander concoction which is amazing. Busy place but you can usually... More 

Thank Gord B
Brussels, Belgium
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A classic pub in a lovely old townhouse, The Oxley is a welcome newcomer in Yorkville. A solid pub menu - my brother loved the fish and chips - but with healthy options as well. The deserts were so-so - the Sticky Toffee Pudding was cloyingly sweet but a more interesting choice than the Raspberry tart (that was low on... More 

Thank Yogadeva
Singapore, Singapore
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123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My personal Yorkville favorite! A welcome addition to the neighborhood! Fantastic cuisine along with a good selection of beer and wine makes for a great spot to bring family and friends. If youre not into a truly classic pub atmosphere try the back patio during the summer. Always good and never disappointing.

Thank yagicorp
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Oxley twice in November- one dinner, one lunch. Both times service was pleasant and meals were very good. Somehow my Friday dinner reservation got lost, but, they found us a table very quickly even though it was busy.

Thank Trixie456
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Oxley Public house provides excellent food and drinks in a pleasant, warm and friendly atmosphere. First the food choices are varied and tasty. As a gastro pub, their fish and chips, fish pie and shepherds pie are outstanding staples. But their bream, Midland lamb curry and their daily specials are fresh and imaginative. While they have an excellent full... More 

Thank Traveller37_13
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We went on a Monday night and it was busy. Reservations recommended. Food was delicious and good sized portion.

Thank Martha H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Meet friends for starters & drinks - as alway The Oxley does not disappoint - we had the smoked salmon - a meal in itself - & absolutely delicious

Thank Meagan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 647-348-1300

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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