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The Bishop and Belcher

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175 Bloor St. E. | Corner Church and Hayden, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8, Canada
+1 416-591-2352
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Typical pub atmosphere :)

The food was great as was the service. Portions were HUGE! Great place for either a couple or for a larger group of friends to sit, chat, eat and drink. Lots of various brews on the menu to choose from.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lipnicki
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Shelburne, Canada
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Canadians just don't do the British pub idea justice. This place comes with good reviews but it felt tired, lacking in warmth with rows upon rows of dark featureless tables. The food isn't cheap either - I went for the Lamb Curry Roti. The dish really just underwhelmed. Its few redeeming features are good wifi and enough (but not too... More 

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Thank Robsski
Shelburne, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great as was the service. Portions were HUGE! Great place for either a couple or for a larger group of friends to sit, chat, eat and drink. Lots of various brews on the menu to choose from.

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Thank lipnicki
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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344 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I went to The Bishop and Belcher for a beer and nachos, the service was really good and friendly. The bartender gave us a 50 per cent discount on the Nachos because it wasn't hot! But it was our mistake as we were in a hurry and told her when we ordered that we dot have time. I like the... More 

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Thank Arabianman
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A casual, homey atmosphere. Food is consistent, no disappointments ever. We have gone off and on over a period of a year and half now. Every time we order a dish that we've had before it is always presented the same. Everyone we have ever introduced to this wonderful eatery loves the place. Food is always hot and delicious and... More 

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Thank michaelsteele2014
Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

.... a good combination for any restaurant having all 3. Consistently good food, well-prepared and generous portions. Above average beer selection. Brilliant décor and comfortable atmosphere. Service has been top notch since it opened.

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Thank B P
Irving, Texas
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Our team went after our last day, of a long work week. Great place for drinks and food. The night's special "Chinese Nachos" were really good and very unique, and the serving size was huge! Staff was very friendly. The place was fun, not too loud and definitely a place to re-visit!

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Thank Elizabeth S
Dunnville
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We were there for lunch and ordered chicken korma and shepherd's pie. We really enjoyed the food there and we went back again for dinner few days later. This time we ordered chicken fettuccine and the big belch and we ended up with lotsa leftover

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Thank zirconiag
Regina, Canada
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126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Located very close to the Marriott on Bloor Street, this British pub has excellent service great food and is only steps away from Yonge Street. The staff is very efficient and very friendly and suggested the shepherds pie which is one of their staple items. The shepherds pie was fantastic and so tasty I wanted to take one back to... More 

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Thank JandLfromRegina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I was invited to The Bishop and Belcher for dinner and drinks, with a couple colleagues. I was blown away by the salmon salad, the pecans had a hint of spice that I loved! The service was great, prompt, asked all the right questions, and I never had an empty glass... What more could you ask for! I will definitely... More 

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Thank Jennifer H
Markham, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Ordered a bunch of appetiziers,enjoyed especially wings, the coconut shrimps and spinach dip.My friends enjoyed the variety of draft beers eg.Boddington.You never lack for quantity of food when ordering our entrees.Great service from Jessie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 175 Bloor St. E. | Corner Church and Hayden, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-591-2352

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pub, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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