We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

TIFF Bell Lightbox

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
All photos (66)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
The essential space for film lovers in Toronto and around the world. As Canada's premiere home of cinema, TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops, events, professional development and opportunities to meet, hear and learn...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
350 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X5, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-968-3456
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience TIFF Bell Lightbox
from $143.33
More Info
from $182.06
More Info
Reviews (200)
Filter reviews
195 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews toronto film festival great films film industry film buff art films entertainment district movie experience king street intimate theatre main floor box office princess of wales theatre once in a lifetime cinema docs producers projection
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 195 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just wish I had gone when I was younger, but then I would not have been able to afford it. We flew in from the US. I have wanted to go to TIFF for 10 years. Finally, just said, let's go. Had to review...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 836tomr
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Good vibes!!!. People from all walks of life sharing the passion for movies, for food, for a lot of things. The best part, just by chance I met Antonio Banderas, what a fantastic actor and very nice person!!! Don't miss the opportunity to feel those...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mariuvicka
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Leave some time for movie night and enjoy dinner! Great spots to eat right on site one spot is casual and the other spot upstairs a bit more formal! Luv the venue! Very clean, modern and friendly staff!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PMG124
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Lose yourself in the movies applies in this specially built modern temple to cinema. Box office easily located. Friendly staff. Restaurants with better best category food and bar selection inside. Movies that you will not find at the major cinemas on many levels. Event space...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Urbanlovers
Reviewed August 20, 2019

The Toronto Film festival has a website that constantly crashes and even though the films are first rate they have priced the films out of most peoples budget!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This theater often shows more independent films than the usual blockbusters or superhero sequels. It's got a few different theaters and they generally all offer comfortable seating with good sight-lines. The screens are not as big as some other theaters and the sounds systems don't...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GregoryHHarris
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

The TIFF bell lightbox was amazing and confusing though we managed to understand everything but we felt weird.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SiddhantPatil5
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Great dinner with Buck a Shuck oysters! Order a bottle of wine and get buck a shuck oysters. We ordered 24 oysters, fries and edamame. Excellent service except for front desk people when we were first ignored then tried to give us inferior table. Kevin...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Norm L
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Best program; amazing set of films every night. NIce and friendy crew at the desk. Only part thats on the downside is the chears, they realy need to be replaced, they seem to have been around for a long time. Not very confortable and no...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tina A
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

If you’re a film buff, or just like a good movie every now and then, this is the place. They have several theatres, a good restaurant, a store ( with lots of film-themed gifts and film books) and a lounge bar upstairs, where you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank madgeToronto
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 139 nearby hotels
Hyatt Regency Toronto
3,612 reviews
.06 miles away
Le Germain Hotel Toronto Mercer
1,074 reviews
.09 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown
1,846 reviews
.12 miles away
Templar Hotel
241 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,486 nearby restaurants
Kit Kat
1,251 reviews
.04 miles away
La Fenice
200 reviews
.05 miles away
449 reviews
.05 miles away
Hey Lucy Cafe
244 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,887 nearby attractions
Royal Alexandra Theatre
1,239 reviews
.16 miles away
Princess of Wales Theatre
1,481 reviews
.08 miles away
Scotiabank Theatre
70 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cameron D
August 27, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
You can go to TIFF anytime to see films but sometimes they also have exhibits upstairs for free viewing. One time I saw a display of various makeup prosthetics which was fascinating.
June 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sheila270 | Reviewed this property |
We parked on Blue Jay Way for $15
March 18, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from AKAshon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. The films they show are more arthouse, Oscar fare though. Thus, you won’t be able to watch mainstream films like Black Panther or A Wrinkle in Time here. At the moment, they are playing A Fantastic Woman... More