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The Best Whisky Bars in Toronto

The best whisky bars in Toronto often not only have hundreds of varieties of the best bourbon, rye and whisky, but also some of the greatest bartenders pouring it and some of the best atmospheres to drink it in. 

Here are the best whisky bars in Toronto. 
 


The Feathers Pub
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The Feathers Pub

This Upper Beaches bar not only stocks over 400 varieties of single malt scotch whisky, they also do tasting flights, and regional flights accompanied by distillery history.

The Caledonian
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The Caledonian

This Little Italy bar stocks over 400 single malts, but it doesn’t stop there: they also have over 150 single malts that date back to the 50s, and you can drink your birth year if you were born before 1999.


Allen's
3

Allen's

Near Broadview station, this old school tavern oozes charm and stocks the back bar with loads of classic malts like Lagavulin, Glenlivet and Laphroaig, as well as whiskies from Canada, the States, Ireland and Scotland.

Via Allegro
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Via Allegro

Though a full wine cellar and over 200 options for grappa may be what this Italian restaurant on the Queensway is known for, they’re also reputed for their collection of over 1,000 whiskies from all over the world.


Emmet Ray
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Emmet Ray

This hangout in Little Italy has tons of bourbon, Canadian whisky, Canadian single malt, American whisky, whiskies from around the world, and single malts from various specific parts of Scotland.


CC Lounge
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CC Lounge

An underground tunnel designed to smuggle booze by the founder of Canadian Club in this self-described whisky bar on Front Street is now used to display over 450 whiskies from around the world.

Weslodge Saloon
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Weslodge Saloon

King West has this “saloon,” which has highland, lowland, Speyside, Islay, Irish and blended scotches on the menu alongside bourbon and rye.


Library Bar
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Library Bar

Located in the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto, this classy bar has its own “whisky library” featuring perpetually changing representations of single malts from Scotland as well as places like France or India.

Char No. 5
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Char No. 5

Located on Lower Simcoe in the Delta Hotel, Char No. 5 does whisky flights themed around Glenfiddich, Canada, Scotland and Ireland.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Allen's

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