Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Toronto

Ultra
A stylish supper club with one of the finest al fresco patios in the city, Ultra has Toronto's coolest cocktail-swillers flocking.
Dakota Tavern
It's only been open since 2006, but this live music bar is already a solid gold institution.
Brassaii
Gustav Brassaï (note the spelling) was a Hungarian photographer famous for his Parisian cityscapes. Curiously, this establishment chose his name but can't use his correct spelling due to legal reasons.
Hemingways
There's a delicious incongruence about this Kiwi pub with its gaudy flags and banners being slap-bang in the middle of the socialite district.
Pravdka Vodka
Pravda - a Slavic word for 'truth' - was the title of the Soviet Union's communist newspaper. This vodka bar on the edge of the business district takes the Russian theme and runs, vaults and flips with it.
Sky Yard
Like a bona fide A-lister, it's easy to be nice when you're on top of the pile - and this delightfully sassy bar must have vertigo.
Sweaty Betty’s
This cluttered nook attracts a misfit parade of artsy, bookish types of unannounced sexuality and longhaired tattooed folk of indeterminate age.
The Ossington
There is the only bar on Ossington that passes the cat-swinging test.
Camp 4
One of the most recent fun-size bars to open in this area, Camp 4 is packed to the rafters with young vintage-wearing hipsters.
Czehoski
A deli-cum-restaurant/bar, Czehoski packs 'em in with a a wide range of beer on tap and quirky vintage furnishings aplenty.
Communist’s Daughter
It's easy to walk straight past this teeny-tiny bar that looks like a thrift store.
Reposado
'Tonight: Crap margaritas, bad service, stale tunes and the ugliest half-Asians on Ossington. Kapow!' So reads the chalkboard outside.
La Perla

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