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The top 5 new nightclubs in Toronto

The top new nightclubs in Toronto are fun, fancy and fresh. While it can be hard to compete with the existing Toronto mainstays, these new clubs have so far proven to be able to hold their own, Cady Heron-style, against incumbents John Doe Group and the Khabouth Empire.

Here are my picks for the top new nightclubs in Toronto.

Wayward
This West Queen West club that replaced Nyood Bar boasts delicious drinks, destroyed Victorian decor and comfortable seating. The nightclub has a good balance of sparkle and subtlety making it the Drake of clubs (everyone generally likes it).

Coda
The revamped (and re-located) Footwork, Coda in the Annex has an amazing PK sound system and an open dance floor. The intelligent lighting and moderately priced drinks make it a great place to lose yourself in the music.

Fly 2.0
Though size isn't everything, the second coming of this popular Village nightclub continues the tradition hosting top-notch DJs and some of Toronto's best drag queens. The place is huge, boasting a maximum occupancy of 800 people with four rooms across three floors.

Gilt
Gilt has an impressive split-level rooftop patio with two separate bars, perfect for summer partying. While the service and pricing can be a little underwhelming, the gorgeous atmosphere makes paying the extra cash and taking the extra sass definitely worth it.

RED Nightclub
Formerly Cinema, RED Nightclub offers the classic nightclub experience with bottle service, house music and a state of the art lighting system. This club is flashy and indulgent, which makes its perfectly suited to its Liberty Village location.

What did I miss? Add your suggestions for the best new nightclubs in the comments.

Photo of Wayward by Jesse Milns.


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