There’s no place like it in North America. One minute you’re in ‘the city’, the next you’re strolling down a brick-paved lane amidst a charming collection of Victorian-era buildings. And while it is arguably the most captivating part of the city, Toronto Life says it’s also the “hippest address in town”.
Whether you have a special occasion to celebrate or simply want to sip a great cup of coffee on a sunny patio – you just won’t find a more idyllic ambience. And since The Distillery is pedestrians-only, you’ll see no cars to spoil the picture-perfect magic of it all.
But The Distillery offers a lot more than just a hip, romantic atmosphere. Come and explore. Look behind the doors and you’ll discover an inviting collection of unique stores, shops, boutiques and studios. You’ll also find some of …
… the best restaurants in the city
… the most talented artists in the country
… the preeminent art galleries in North America
… the finest performing arts companies anywhere
… the most sought-after residences in Toronto
Whether you’re looking for a special something or just looking, shopping at The Distillery is always an adventure.
This is The Distillery – a clearly magical place to live, work and experience all that life has to offer.
Come. Explore. You’ll love what you find.
The range of exciting restaurant interiors is matched by an equally spectacular range of culinary delights, from sophisticated menus to casual fare. Whatever your tastes – fresh seafood, old world Italian, succulent steaks, or traditional pub fare – The Distillery offers you the best of the best in fine and casual dining.
The Distillery District is the perfect place to come for a sandwich or lighter meal, when you’re in the mood for a great coffee or a sublimely decadent sweet. In fact, people travel across the city for our cafes and bakeries because what you find here, you can’t find anywhere else.
You’ll discover old world cafes, a chocolate micro-factory complete with a chocolate café, a complete food store with just about anything you want, an English styled organic bakery and more. Explore The Distillery and you’ll have lots of quick inexpensive options like sandwiches, wraps, a juice bar and salad bar, cupcakes, gelatos and so much more.
On site roasting and baking create wonderful aromas and spectacular tasting opportunities for even the most critical of palettes. Interior designs range from formal to casual, offering a variety of relaxing hideaways. Whether you’re a coffee bean aficionado, a chocoholic or just want to grab a quick bite to eat, The Distillery offers you a wide selection.
You’ll find shopping at The Distillery a different experience than shopping anywhere else. If you’re looking for franchises, chains or traditional mall stores, you won’t find them here. Instead you’ll discover some of Toronto’s best and most interesting, award winning stores, shops and boutiques offering one-of-a kind goods and wares from around the world.
Explore and you’ll find . . .
… A fireplace you can move – even hang on your wall
… An egg timer that clucks when your eggs are ready
… Award winning purses made from recycled seat belts
… Exquisitely crafted designer jewelry
… One of the city’s best selections of jeans
… The latest in lifestyle apparel
… Fabulous footwear
… State-of-the-art home accessories
… World class cosmetics
… The city’s best chocolate for $1 or the world’s best mattress for $60,000
There is simply no better place in the city to find something unique for yourself…your home…or that special someone.
Adding to the charm are the people you’ll find behind the counters. In most cases, you’ll likely be talking with the owner or artisan. You’ll meet with people who take pride in what they do and have an intimate knowledge of their products. It’s all part of The Distillery experience.