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The Cloak Bar

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#1,301 of 6,674 Restaurants in Toronto

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#1,301 of 6,674 Restaurants in Toronto
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PRICE RANGE
$23 - $46
CUISINES
Canadian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Late Night, Drinks, Dinner
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Menu

MAIN
6 for 21
12 for 36
Canadian Oysters
rotating selection, lemon, horseradish, mignonette
26
Ploughman's Board
house charcuterie, local cheeses, chutney, mustard, pickled vegetables, sourdough toast
8
Lamb Fat Brioche
shaved lamb jerky, caraway, aioli
12
Tandoori Chicken Scotch Egg
raita remoulade, piccalilli, cilantro
7
Midnight Oil Fries
russet potato, magic dust, Lloyd's ranch
Mini for 12
Full for 22
John's Burger
black angus patty, braised brisket, aged cheddar, beef fat brioche, branston, fries, slaw
9
Buttermilk Fried Cauliflower
lime aioli, puffed wild rice, fermented chillies, fresh herbs
12
Fried Organic Polenta Sticks
house milled, shaved aged swiss cheese, chilli oil
12
Smoked Pork Pasty (3)
shortcrust pastry, purple cabbage ketchup
12
Beans on Toast
fancy baked beans, bacon chips, smoked cheese, sourdough toast, herbs
COCKTAILS
16
Vielle Vache
Crafted by resident bartender Neil Malcolm Barry. Smoked Beef Fat-Washed Evan Williams Bourbon Gautier VS Cognac - Dolin Rouge Sweet Vermouth Benedictine - Abbott's Bitters - Peach Bitters. A sweet and savoury twist on a New Orleans classic that develops in the glass, with a fruity and herbal finish
17
I'm a Lady
Crafted by resident bartender Monique Godinho. Dewar's 12 Year - Calvados Apple Brandy Benedictine Cardamom Tincture - Orange Bitters. This bold beauty is the perfect marriage of smoky and sweet, with a bitter finish
17
Jalisco Sour
Crafted by resident bartender David Hudyma. Cazadores Blanco - Sombra Mezcal - Blackberry Shrub Agave Syrup - Grapefruit Bitters - Egg White. A decadent sour combining dark fruits and spice with the earthy sweetness of agave
15
Miles from Japan
Aviation Gin - Choya - Verjus - Orange Cordial Lemon Juice - Angostura Bitters. Your favourite citrus popsicle, with hints of juniper and plum
17
Rainy Monday
Spirit of York Gin - East India Solera Sherry Earl Grey Infused Martini Bianco - Rosehip Bitters. Delightfully fragrant and light, with a bergamot backbone and floral finish
15
Dark Side
Gosling's Dark Rum - Cynar - Dillon's Vermouth - Campari. A darker, more gamey ode to the classic Negroni
16
Kapu Kulu
Aviation Gin - House Orgeat, Lime Juice - St. Germain Elderflower. Nutty, floral, and sweet
15
Sailor's Saviour
El Dorado 12 Dark Rum - Gosling's Dark Rum - Espresso Amaro Averna - Cinnamon Syrup - Walnut Bitters. Rich and indulgent, this twist on a creamy classic awakens the senses and invigorates the mind
17
Ritual Union
Lot 40 Rye - Sombra Mezcal - Fernet Branca East India Solera Sherry - Amaro Nonino - Honey. The great flavours of the world unite to give you this bitter-sweet, smoky sipper
16
Ocean Drive
Bacardi Ocho - Pineapple Syrup - Angostura Bitters. A tropical Old Fashioned with distinctive notes of caramel and warm spice
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Decanter
Ask us about our featured spirit-forward decanter selections
MP
Punchbowl
Ask us about our featured citrus and sweet punchbowl selections
ALCOHOL-FREE
9
Garden Daydreaming
Seedlip Spice 94 - Ginger Syrup, Cucumber Syrup - Lime Juice
9
Clean Disposition
Seedlip Grove 42 - Lemon Juice, Grapefruit Juice - Earl Grey Syrup
BREWED
8
Golden Ale
Lunch Money, Collective Arts, Hamilton
9
Stout
Stranger Than Fiction, Collective Acts, Hamilton
9
Pilsner
Ace Hill, Toronto
9
Saison
Tuesday, Burdock, Toronto
9
IPA
Shumei, Blood Brothers, Toronto
8
ESB
Kingpost, Collingwood Brewery
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Featured Brew
WINE
RED
12
Primitivo - Torrae del Sale, Puglia, Italy
14
Pinot Noir 'Portage' - Keint-He, Prince Edward County, Canada
15
Cabernet Sauvignon - Castle Rock, Paso Robles, California
WHITE
14
Pinot Grigio - Paladin, Veneto, Italy
12
Chardonnay 'Transitions - Southbrook, Niagara, Canada
SPARKLING
10
Cava Brut - Codorniu, Penedès, Spain
16
Cremant de Jura Brut - Baud Père et Fils, Jura, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in with a friend for a quick visit and my goodness I was wishing I could have spent the whole evening at The Cloak Bar! The bartender was extremely knowledgeable and was able to educate my friend and I on which drinks to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 671trinac
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

The bar is really beautiful. We arrived there at about 9 o'clock. It was quiet. We ordered 3 beers and the John's burger. It was Unacceptable. UNACCEPTABLE. The worst ever. The fries came cold... We gave them back. After, the brioche bun was 4 days...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dora C
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Had fantastic service and even better drinks at The Cloak Bar last weekend. Took some friends who were new to the city and they were absolutely blown away to find this place. The bartender was super helpful and was able to suggest drinks for us...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank exploring29
Reviewed March 16, 2019

Found this place on-line when searching for bars near King West and so glad I did. We had a table booked but upon arriving at the address could not find it on the street. We ended up calling the place and the bartender told us...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wendy D
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We are not really drinkers at all, but still decided to stop in here for some pre-dinner cocktails. We had Le Singe Et La Lune, Kapu Kulu, Havana Port Authority and El Picante. Despite not being too keen on alcohol we loved what we got...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I came to the Cloak Bar with high expectations after reading the countless 5 star reviews, and was still blown away! From the incredibly hospitable and knowledgeable service to the inspired food menu and extraordinary cocktail list, and beautifully decorated venue, I now consider this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank neilbarry3
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I love this place, so warm and the cocktails are great! The bartender (Shannon) makes the best margarita ever and she’s lovely!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 349luzh
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I love this spot!!! The bar is very lowkey, the ambiance is relaxing and the drinks are well worth the experience.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Journeywithmv
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Where do I begin? I found this hidden bar in January of last year and loved it so when it came to planning my 30th I knew one of the events would have to be here! The staff was amazing, I arrived 15 minutes late...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Iva P
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

I think some of the city’s best bartenders are tucked away in this “speak easy” style bar Excellent cocktail list We weren’t impressed with the food we ordered but it seems more appropriately a cocktail bar. Great music - great staff! Go!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank PaigeYYZ
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Response from FirstCircle | Reviewed this property |
We were there in formal clothes but other people were much more casual. No one made notice of what anyone else was wearing really
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