Need a get-away but can’t get away? For those in the city who are just dying to get out, relax and hang at the cottage, we’ve got a solution for you: a cozy space with booze! Lucky for us all, there’s loads of places all over Toronto. So yeah, you could just head over to any old bar, but why would you do that when we’ve picked out a few with cottage vibes for you? Check out our list of bars with a cottage feel below… so that you can sit back, relax, eat, drink and enjoy.
CC Lounge & Whisky Bar
Nothing says the cottage quite like a cozy lounge, comfort food and tasty sips of whisky. CC Lounge & Whisky Bar rests in the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood, within the historic 1841 Beardmore building. The space is 4000 square feet, prohibition themed, and you guessed it, serves an enormous amount of whisky.
To find Cabin Five, head down the alleyway by The Fifth’s main entrance and enter into a space filled with rough wood and animal hides – creating the feel of a boozy northern retreat. On Saturday’s, this spot hosts live country music from local artists.
King Rustic Kitchen & Bar
This candle-lit bar and dining spot serves comfort food with a twist. Dishes are made in house, giving you that home-y cottage feel. It’s rustic and cozy interior has a sweet laid-back atmosphere, perfect for beer or cocktails.
Amid warm lighting and industrial fixtures, this speakeasy pours local beers & craft cocktails. Head to Dundas West and take a seat, after a couple drinks you may just find yourself wondering whether you’re still in the city or at the cottage.
Hoof Cocktail Bar
Hoof Cocktail Bar has everything you want, addictive snacks, modern libations, and a stunning environment. Get cozy on Dundas West and take it easy with a delicious drink in hand – you’ll feel like you’re on vacation.
C’est What is a Subterranean taproom that offers comfort food, dozens of craft beers, a whisky bar & board games. Located on Front Street East, the space’s low lighting and stone interior will make you feel right at home, or better yet, the cottage.
The Olde Stone Cottage Pub
There’s no going wrong with the Olde Stone Cottage Pub. This relaxing alehouse was built in 1867, offers happy-hour deals, live music on weekends, and pub fare. Tender dishes made with fresh ingredients and tasty drinks, you’re destined to feel like you’ve found the perfect weekend get-away.
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