One of the city's original live music venues and where Canadian singing legend Stompin' Tom got his first break, this tavern is still the place to see the bands that put the word 'road' in roadhouse. From cowboy to punk, rock 'n' roll to grunge, the musical back room has heard it all. The sound system at Horseshoe Tavern is high decibel and, Tuesday nights, local radio station-The Edge hosts a New Music series of sounds from the street.
Dark interiors, country style décor, low lighting, a huge crowd and live music greet you as you enter the portals of The Dakota Tavern. Gorge on lip smacking mac and cheese, crunchy red cabbage, spiced nuts and cherry tomato salad, and fish served on tacos with cabbage and lime, as you listen to some fine country music. On their famous brunch days, your platter is lined up with unlimited food: cheese, steak, bacon, eggs, juice, coffee, pancakes among other goodies, that you can wash down with a mug of chilled beer. This is a good place to meet new people, groove to good music and have a filling meal. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Known to be amongst the best bars in the world, the Roof Lounge, located on the 18th floor of the grand Park Hyatt Toronto, is the best place to be on a casual night-out. The happening bar offers great views of the impressive Toronto skyline. With a fireplace and contemporary decor, this place is sure to make your evening a special one. The well stocked bar has an impressive list of martinis and classy wines. You can even nibble on some pub fare from the bar menu.
The Mod Club Theatre is an intimate performing arts venue and a hip nightclub in the heart of Little Italy. Known to host some well-curated concerts by noted musicians, it also boasts of an eclectic program of top city DJs who spin peppy tracks across hip hop, electronic music, pop and rock genres. Local and international bands perform at the Mod Club and as the night progresses, the town's night owls start ushering in and groove to the foot-tapping retro, Brit-rock and electronic beats.
A place where the creme de la creme of Toronto gathers each night, is nothing but the strikingly lavish Uniun Nightclub. Located at Adelaide Street West, it falls in the upscale Fashion District. A hip nightclub, it sees an eclectic crowd coming in from different parts of the city. Plush interiors, top-notch service and state-of-the-art lighting and sound is what you can witness on your visit here. Plying with the best DJ's on block, Uniun manages to have a massive footfall for major events. Replete with a full bar, it serves a range of creative cocktails and high spirits. To know about the upcoming schedule of Uniun's events, please have a look at their website.
Muzik is one of Toronto's finest nightclubs which customizes its ambiance so as to suit the current event, be it a fashion show, press conference, product launch or simply a private party. With a unique decor, mostly in shades of red, massive crystal chandeliers, dome lighting, and state-of-the-art sub woofer sound system, event organizers can't really ask for more. Three acres of outside space offer flexibility to set up tents and a patio during fairer weather. Be sure to dress up in your finest or you could be left feeling out of place.