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Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York

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100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
+1 416-368-2511 ext. 2839
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“caramel corn” (8 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“pretzels” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

My Dad and I had our afternoon tea at Library Bar on Apr 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm. I would like to share my feedback with Fairmont Royal York. I was fairly disappointed with the experience for a few major reasons: - Tea bag was...More

Thank ButtercupMiffy
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

ButtercupMiffy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We very much value the feedback provided. It is deeply concerning to learn of the reported experience. We would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you directly so that we can properly address the...More

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

The food, the service the wine list ... always top notch! The room is very tight and cozy and like that of an old library in the home of upper crust Brits!! Exactly what you expect from a Fairmont and they deliver. The wine list...More

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Marina M, Food and Beverage Coordinator at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

PaigeYYZ, Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent dining experience at the Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018

Dark room,tight seating, always busy. Prime rib is still awesome, and the bartenders are top notch. Salads are very large. Reserve ahead of time !More

Thank P S
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

P S – Thank you for taking the time to share feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar. While we are happy to know that you enjoyed the Prime Rib and the service of one of our bartenders, I am very sorry to learn...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Nice assortment of higher-end pub food. Crab cakes were excellent. Wines by the glass are fairly expensive but also well-selected. Mellow atmosphere for an end of day cocktail. Try the fries for a decadent treat!More

Thank SmeeToronto
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

SmeeToronto – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent dining experience at the Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our restaurant team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD &...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

The menu seemed very good but when I went I couldn't get a table, I will try and try them again next time in town.More

Thank J P
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

J P - Thank you for taking time for sharing your feedback. We are very sorry to learn that you could not get in as there were no table available. It is our sincere hope that we will have an opportunity to welcome you back...More

Reviewed March 2, 2018

We love the Library at the Fairmont Royal York. Many years ago we were introduced to a lemon martini. Delicious! We now order Dillon's Gin Martini with blue cheese stuffed olives. Out of this world! It doesn't matter what we have ordered for a meal,...More

1  Thank ghamm0nd
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

ghamm0nd – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your recent visit to Library Bar at the Fairmont Royal York. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the Lemon and the Dillon's Gin Martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives. We...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018

A cozy spot to eat, right in the Fairmont Royal York. Service was impeccable, quick, and was delicious. Good portion sizes!More

Thank VelvetsAB
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

VelvetsAB – Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your dining experience at Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon for another quick and delicious meal.! Sincerely, Marina...More

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Royal York to go to theatre. Travelled by train so stopped in the Library Bar for lunch before we took the train home. We both had a spinach chèvre quiche with Caesar salad . Both were very good. Service was excellent. Bill was...More

Thank Sue M
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sue M– Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your lunch experience at Library Bar. It is a pleasure for us to learn that you enjoyed the food. We look forward to sharing your comments with our restaurant team and hope...More

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

A nice dark little spot to grab a classic cocktail. We enjoyed dinner and dessert as well. It was a little on the expensive side, but tasty and to be expected considering it's location in The Royal York. Michael was out server and was wonderful.More

Thank LindsayTait
Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

LindsayTait– Thank you for taking the time to share positive feedback from your dining experience at Library Bar. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR Fairmont Royal...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018

Was recommended to us by a friend as he knew we liked martinis. Food looked good but we did not eat. Nice piano music and we will go back hereMore

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Marina M, FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR at Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

710brucem, Thank you sharing this positive feedback from your visit to the Library Bar at the Fairmont Royal York. We look forward to sharing your comments with our team and hope to welcome you back again soon! Sincerely, Marina Muntean-Chiriac FOOD & BEVERAGE COORDINATOR Fairmont...More

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Didn't ask for gf but I'd be shocked if they didn't have good choice.
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Response from Aun M | Reviewed this property |
I had lunch there which was delicious I am sure they have a dinner menu with equally tasty items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $31
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
    (York Street)
  • Public Transportation: Directly across the street from Union Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighborhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-368-2511 ext. 2839
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