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The Bishop and Belcher

#803 of 6,600 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
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175 Bloor St. E. | Corner Church and Hayden, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8, Canada
+1 416-591-2352
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Sophia Antipolis, France
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95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had brunch on a weekend on the street terrasse (located on a quiet street), enjoying the sun. The food was to be enjoyed as well. Very tasty brunch items (I had a burrito) and enough food for the hungriest!.

Thank SundayNOLA
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229 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch on Pride Sunday. We knew that we would have a wait; we did not know that we would wait seventy five minutes for two salads and a fish and chips. The kitchen, bar and restaurant were clearly badly understaffed and completely overwhelmed. Our server was friendly and doing her best, but she could only do... More 

Thank Mr_Weston
Toronto, Canada
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the place, warm and friendly staff. Great beer specials all week and super pub food. Am awesome place to chill with friends.

Thank Andrew B
Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Good selection on menu. Meal was large & very tasty. Drinks were a reasonable price. Staff attentive.Overall nice atmosphere.

Thank AB07Preston
Central Arizona, Arizona
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a great place for a a drink or too and it has a fairly large patio. The inside restaurant also has lots of room. The service here was always a little on the slow side and most time we did have to flag our waiter/waitress down for refills. The food was okay, typical bar fare. Atmosphere is typical... More 

Thank Tellula-Blue
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Went in last week to have a couple of beers. The place wasn't busy and I could see bar staff but after waiting 10 minutes to be served, I left.

Thank Jas G
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Good, friendly service. Menu is your typical pub selections. Good food but not outstanding. Good place to hang out with friends.

Thank MaryCairn
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot with very friendly service, good prices and portions. Definitely will be coming here again.

Thank Steven M
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Nothing impressive, nothing special or different, just the classical standard pub food. Outside seating is nice when the sun is in that side of the street but that is unfortunately too early to enjoy it! When you need it the most, in the afternoon, the patio is already in the shadow...😳 Good enough for a quick drink after work, that's... More 

Thank Alexia4u
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Great Pub food and wonderful atmosphere. Good varied menu. The Sheperds Pie was wonderful and came with a big mixed salad. Service was friendly and prices were reasonable. Outdoor seating weather pernitting.

Thank Robert O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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

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

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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