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The Bishop and Belcher

#808 of 6,613 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
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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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Good food and great beer. What more could you want And the prices are good too. We looked at a sushi place near by which was dirty so this place was welcome.

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Thank Fran P
Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here on a Wednesday night while we were visiting Toronto. I had Lamb Shanks with roasted vegetables. I have to say that those vegetables were the best. There was quite a variety and everything was perfectly seasoned and cooked. The lambs shanks were also good but after I tried the vegetables I almost didn't... More 

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Thank JAN31863
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of variety on the menu to satisfy different tastes. We have had a few group meals there for birthdays, etc, and have always had an enjoyable experience. Food was good to great all the way around. Table of twenty plus diners and all were happy.

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Thank C D
Sophia Antipolis, France
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95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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!.

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Thank SundayNOLA
Toronto
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244 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 

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Thank Mr_Weston
Toronto, Canada
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

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

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Thank Andrew B
Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank AB07Preston
Central Arizona, Arizona
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Thank Tellula-Blue
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank Jas G
Ontario
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank MaryCairn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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
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?

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Downtown
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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