Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, or a night out with friends, make it a night to remember and bid adieu to 2021 at one of these Toronto restaurants that are serving up lavish New Year’s Eve dinners.
Auberge du Pommier
Modern French dining meets rustic charm at North Toronto’s Auberge du Pommier. For New Year’s Eve, Chef Tim Schulte has created an indulgent tasting menu ($195 per person), which includes beef tartare, black truffle agnolotti and marinated burrata. For dessert, there’s baked Alaska with a decadent champagne gelée, and a take-home box of petit macaroons. 4150 Yonge St.
To book a table between 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. click here.
For one of the most stunning views of the city and the Toronto Islands, head to Canoe restaurant on New Year’s Eve for a $245 seven-course menu. Options include truffle chicken risone, Atlantic oysters in bonito cream, and halibut with crispy cockles. 66 Wellington St. W.
Go to OpenTable for a reservation.
This French Brasserie located inside the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville is pulling out all the stops with a five-course dinner priced at $225 per person. Opulent menu items included oysters & caviar, Gaspésie lobster, duo of duck and rack of lamb. For dessert, Cafe Boulud’s le chocolat 70% is the perfect balance of sweet and bitter. 60 Yorkville Ave.
Seating for dinner is from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations can be made here.
Experience a fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine at Chotto Matte, right across from Union Station. For New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will be transformed into a lush rainforest entitled ‘The Forest of Hikari’ which will see the space adorned with wild foliage and neon lights. From 6 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at $150 per person, guests can nosh on a sharing menu that includes snow crab croquettes, black cod and a selection of sushi. There’s also a separate vegetarian menu with highlights like lychee ceviche and vegetable tempura. Live entertainment, DJs and a welcome cocktail are also included. 161 Bay St.
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Super-luxe restaurant, Louix Louis, invites its guests to dine like royalty with their four-course New Year’s Eve menu. With limited seating available for the first seating (and the second gala seating completely sold out), the $195 per person prix-fixe menu includes a choice of oysters or grilled octopus, followed by decadent mains like Wagyu NY striploin or duck served with foie gras. Dessert highlights include a pear & champagne Bavarian or the classic French pastry, croquembouche, otherwise known as cream puffs. A glass of sparkling wine is also included. 325 Bay St. (31st floor of the St. Regis)
First seating starts at 6 p.m. Available on Open Table.
If elevated seafood dishes are your thing, King St. West’s newest resto, Pink Sky, is offering a four-course prix-fixe menu with offerings like lobster bisque and beef tartare to start. A choice of shrimp cocktail or zucchini and eggplant is next, while mains include truffle lobster mac and cheese or a 10 oz tenderloin steak. Dessert is also included. The price is $125 with an optional $50 wine pairing. 480 King St. W.
There are still a few spots available here.
The Chase is an upscale, rooftop restaurant located on the fifth floor of the Dineen Building that boasts spectacular views and features contemporary Canadian cuisine with a focus on seafood. For $85 per person, diners can expect a curated prix-fixe menu with salmon crudo, soy glazed octopus, east coast halibut or Tuscan-spiced lamb. Make sure to save room for a decadent dessert: dulce de leche banoffee pie. 10 Temperance St.
Available for pick-up on December 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Place your order here.
Always a good time, New Year’s will be no exception at The Drake as Executive Chef, Laura Maxwell, takes it up a notch with a three-course tasting menu complete with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. To start, appetizer options include potted shrimp or bison tartare, followed by beef short rib, crispy duck or a mushroom, pecan and lentil tourtière. As a sweet ending, choose from vanilla bean crème brûlée, sticky toffee pudding or raspberry sorbet. 1150 Queen St. W.
Priced at $125 per person, reservations can be made via Open Table.