The best brunch experiences in Toronto

The best brunch experiences in Toronto

Weekends are for brunching, and a long weekend just means more time to explore the unique brunch experiences the city has to offer. From pancakes with a side of drag to Bridgerton vibes at high tea, Toronto has something to satisfy every craving. We’ve rounded up the top 5 coolest spots so you can snag your reservation early and win the weekend for you and your friends.

Gladstone House’s Brass Brunch & Drag Brunch

Melody Bar Gladstone Brunch
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Earsgang is an experimental, fully improvised pop-rock and party brass band! Featuring some on the top young jazz and contemporary artists in Canada, Earsgang blends unique interpretations of chart toppers by artists like Daft Punk, the Weeknd, and the Beatles with fully improvised, on-the-fly original music to bring you a sonic experience like no other! Swing by The Melody Bar between 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. to check out their musical stylings and enjoy a selection of signature dishes, cocktails and local craft beers. Don’t worry if live music isn’t your style. The legendary Drag Brunch hosted by Miss Moco is coming back to Gladstone House, with the first iteration starting on Easter Sunday, April 17.

Easter Brunch Party at MARBL

For another Easter Sunday event, head to King West this Sunday, April 17 for the infamous Veuve Clicquot Easter Caviar Brunch Party at MARBL Restaurant. Tickets are $40 and include mouthwatering eats and a welcome glass of sparkling, featuring live music.

Laissez Faire Disco Brunch

Laissez Faire
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As of April 3rd, Disco Brunch is back at King West’s French-inspired spot. Come dressed in your disco-era best and get ready to dance beneath the glittering disco balls as you take breaks to sip a mimosa and refuel with classics like eggs Florentine or fluffy buttermilk pancakes. Email to book your reservations, because spots sell out fast.

High Tea at the Omni King Edward Hotel

omni king edward brunch
Omni King Edward Hotel

Do something deliciously opulent for the holiday and book Afternoon Tea, a Toronto social tradition. Snack on finger sandwiches and cakes and of course, sip on piping hot tea. This classy brunch is perfect for intimate gatherings or get-togethers with friends, just be sure to go slow and really soak up the experience. Enjoy Easter the Bridgerton way at the Omni King Edward. There’s also a special Easter brunch on April 17, held from 10:30am to 3:00pm in the luxury hotel.

Afrobeats & Brunch Rooftop Party

Afro-themed brunch is here this Easter. Head to 2917 Dufferin Street this Sunday, April 17 for all the drinks, vibes, and food you can handle! Afrobeat & Amapiano, RnB, Hip Hop & Island Music will be pumping while you dine on early afternoon classics on the rooftop.