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Bar Wellington

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$$ - $$$American, ,
520 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
+1 416-341-8880
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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
520 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Unexpected good food
"The charcuterie board was great"
stuart m
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2. Amazing brunch
"Everyone's food looked amazing!!!"
Deborah H
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3. Prime Rib Sundays!
"prime rib on Sundays -- I hope I'm back in Toronto"
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This place seems like a cosy lounge room, and cool mansion and a great English pub all in one. The poutine and brunch here are both excellent, and I just the building and the atmosphere here.

Thank haroldInToronto
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback and ecclectic description of what and who we are. Well done ; ). Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

After a 5 hour drive from the North arriving at the Thompson Toronto Hotel we get ready and we always drop to Bar Wellington for an app and drink always feeling welcome at that bar with genuine conversation and wonderful recommendation on what wine should...More

Thank Marc F
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Ahhh great to hear from fellow northerners. My family is from Haileybury. Thanks for the shout out and glad you enjoy calling the Welly home too ; )

Reviewed January 26, 2018

Nicely decorated and cozy rooms inside, both upstairs and downstairs, plus a good patio outside that was just expanded from the west side around to the south side. Comfortable place for a drink and meal. Food is reasonably good but nothing special. Went for the...More

Thank Sandy K
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thanks Sandy. Appreciate the feedback however it seems like we missed the mark a bit. Let us know the next time you're in and we will make it up to you.

Reviewed January 22, 2018

Our office is right across the street from this great place. Working on Wellington street and Portland offers us so many options for a light lunch or evening dinner or even just a drink but we always seem to find ourselves at bar Wellington. Maybe...More

Thank gaetano-italiano
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thank you Gaetano! We are sweet on Mary as well ; )

Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of girls for brunch and it was fabulous. Tons of great options both healthy (salads) and unhealthy (waffles and friend chicken). I ordered a breakfast burrito which was fill with delicious kale, eggs, etc and accompanied with delicious Rosti potatoes. My...More

Thank Deborah H
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Gotta love it when we hit the mark with guests! Thanks for the awesome shout out. Sorry about our airplane style restrooms. One of the draw backs of being in a historical building. Next time ask for the upstairs washroom. It's a bit more comfy...More

Reviewed August 30, 2017

Nothing wrong with it, nothing that makes it the best place ever either. Its quant inside, really feels like a pub/bar. They have a decent menu of beers to chose from and the menu has a lot of unique takes on classic pub fare. We...More

1  Thank Justin V
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Appreciate the feedback. Glad you liked our little home...

Reviewed August 19, 2017

We all met at the Bar Wellington prior to a function near by. We were seated on the patio. It was lovely to sit in the fresh air. The drink menu was sufficient to find something for everyone to enjoy. The servers were very engaging...More

Thank MelNew14
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thanks for the kind words 😉

Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a couple of drinks here one afternoon following a came at BMO field. The outdoor area is great on a summer's afternoon. We started with drinks and would have possibly had food but the service was average. The server was...More

Thank speake53
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2017

Very disappointed to hear that your visit was less than stellar. We will share the reds back with our team so they are aware. Please try and visit again when you're in the area and we will try and make it up to you and...More

Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Steak frites was disappointing. Cold food. Burger was ok as far as Friends are concerned. Could have been better. Beer was ok. A little overrated.More

Thank Roy M
Richard P, Owner at Bar Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Hello Roy. Thanks for the feedback albeit I had wished it was far more favourable. We are sharing the feedback with the kitchen crew to make sure your experience is not repeated. Please accept my apologies and by all means contact myself or our manager...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017

A perennial favourite just down the street from Le Select and Marben - and just around the corner from all those entertainment district restaurants. Mussels were volunimous and tasty. The pad thai similarly so. The Arugula salad surprises with prosciutto, shaved parmesan and cashews. Te...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-341-8880
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