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Guvernment/Koolhaus Entertainment Complex - CLOSED

132 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Y5, Canada
+1 416-869-0045
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Remember when this place was great?

Over priced, No big DJ's there anymore like back in the day. Can't get a drink at the bar to save... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2015
Mike A
Toronto, Canada
Koolhause, aka the old Warehouse for those of us to remember

I went to the Common concert last night with my hubby as he is a big hip hop fan. Thus, not a huge... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2014
Markham, Canada
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23 Apr 2015
“Remember when this place was great?”
12 Dec 2014
“Koolhause, aka the old Warehouse for those of us to remember”
132 Queens Quay E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Y5, Canada
+1 416-869-0045
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

Over priced, No big DJ's there anymore like back in the day. Can't get a drink at the bar to save your life. Will be standing there for hours. Toronto needs a new live night club.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I went to the Common concert last night with my hubby as he is a big hip hop fan. Thus, not a huge special effects production. This venue is basically focused on the musician and their performance talents without any other distractions. It's a bare...More

Thank nofilter
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

I've been on i government on many occasions to watch big DJs. I tried to take my friends there tonight to show them a good time. Not a huge DJ playing. It was $50 to get in. I've payed less than that to see tiesto....More

Thank Sean_Beck
Reviewed 10 November 2014

This has to be one of the weirdest places I have ever been! I visited on a Saturday night, firstly the cover charge was excessive for what it was! As I entered the club I began to notice the dress code was not what you...More

2  Thank Conor L
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I went to a concert that hadn't exactly sold out, and could have looked really empty in lots of other venues. While the security and ticket services were really crazy (mostly because of management for the artist) the hall at guvernment ended up looking great...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 24 June 2014

This place was awfulllll!! We paid 1000$ as a group for the cabana booth at skybar. First we get there and they wouldnt honour the comps, we had to argue with the bouncer to get free cover. Then, after getting a way too intense pat...More

2  Thank jess m
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Terrible security system. Tried to get in twice only to be mistaken for someone else who got kicked out? What kind of security system is run by face recognition? Try scanning tickets and then Decide whos in the wrong. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE...More

3  Thank Morgame17
Reviewed 28 November 2013

a very dear friend of mine works in a restaurant in kl, the boss there I s a pure monster. a customer had complained about there bill so the manager took it out on my friend who is a waiter. she swore at him and...More

1  Thank ada325
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I visited the Guvernment center to see the Band Deftones. It was extremely sketchy upon entry. We were waiting in line, and there's no security outside to ensure the patrons ( entering the building are safe) Upon entry we were checked by security, to make...More

1  Thank alana890
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Well... I mean bad... This place can be described with one word Huge. Huge installations Huge music system Huge lasers Huge heat inside Huge non-sense Huge sweaty dudes Huge inability to serve the customer nicely Huge dissapointment Huge freaks Huge drugs Besides from this I...More

1  Thank JPD89
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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