We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Good music & vibes

Went here on a Sunday afternoon for one of their bbqs - music was good and eventually the whole... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Toronto, Canada
Cold Tea is More Than Tea!

Cold Tea is a great hideaway in a mall in the Kensington Market District. It is a casual backyard... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
Ollie P
Toronto, Canada
Read all 12 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
26 Sep 2018
“Good music & vibes”
15 Apr 2018
60 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K1, Canada
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Toronto
from US$130.60
More Info
from US$52.50
More Info
from US$52.50
More Info
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Went here on a Sunday afternoon for one of their bbqs - music was good and eventually the whole back patio was dancing so super fun vibes. Line up to get in which was annoying however staff was friendly - drinks of course were over...More

Thank KLH21
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We were excited before walking in because of the hidden spot(only a red light will let you understand you are at the right place). But after we walked in we understood it was horrible. One of the worst bars I've ever been in Toronto. It...More

3  Thank Sightsee662863
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Cold Tea is a great hideaway in a mall in the Kensington Market District. It is a casual backyard patio with great music, a barbeque, and artsy people bustling in and out of the place. The bartenders make a great Whiskey sour!! Looking for a...More

Thank Ollie P
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The once "underrated, behind the scenes, hidden spot" in Kensington market is now too popular for its size. We had a long line when we recently went and the drinks were overpriced. Cool outdoor area but it was a lot cooler when it was less...More

Thank Larkin H
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Rude rude rude. Expensive drinks. Quote hip and cool in the sun but the bouncers are rude and even though polite will search you

Thank Kush J
Reviewed April 7, 2016

One of those hidden gems in TO! This place has a classic location and lives up to the whole hidden bar theme. I really like their bar backdrop. They have these vibrant posters/newspaper cut outs on the back. The music is great as well. The...More

1  Thank amandalisastevens
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Go down the dark suspicious alleyway, hang a left at a random door, and you'll meet an Asian lady selling dim sum. Make a right past her and you'll find Cold Tea. It's no frills -- the lighting is dim and there is no menu,...More

Thank Tevin S
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Really cool chilled out place hidden away in Kengiston Market! Great place to grab a few drinks and chill out with some good music! ...bring cash ( there is an atm there)...fantastic patio and atmosphere !

Thank saqrajan
Reviewed August 4, 2015

This place is great! Hard to find speakeasy style, wonderful cocktails, old school hip-hop beats, and to top it all off... easy access to dim sum snacks! We got there relatively early before it got super crowded and told the waiter we would love a...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed April 14, 2013

Everyone loves the mystique until you realize you're partying with first year uni students. Would serve better as an actual after hours.

1  Thank GilbertoLC
View more reviews
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
Nearby HotelsSee all 136 nearby hotels
Studio 6 Toronto
208 reviews
.35 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Downtown Toronto
1,744 reviews
.45 km away
Alexandra Hotel
217 reviews
.48 km away
University of Toronto - New College Residence - Wilson Hall Residence
75 reviews
.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9,687 nearby restaurants
Seven Lives
212 reviews
.04 km away
Jimmy's Coffee
86 reviews
.05 km away
Our spot
69 reviews
.06 km away
Fresco's Fish & Chips
73 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,681 nearby attractions
Kensington Market and Spadina Avenue
2,700 reviews
.09 km away
965 reviews
.26 km away
Kensington Brewing Company
10 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cold Tea staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines